OPUS 149, XXII Century - screenplay

OPUS 149, XXII Century - screenplay
OPUS 149
XXII CENTURY
 
OPUS Number
149
Box Number
072, 073, 074
Title
XXII Century
Category
Manuscript
Type
Script - teleplay
Dates, approximate
 
Pages
1197
Description
Part 1, 62 pages, contains handwritten notes and notecards for story.
 
Part 2, 131 pages, contains proposal for television series (2 copies), appendixes with extensive description of the future history, styles, and conditions of this future world.
 
Part 3, 93 pages, contains correspondence surrounding the script and television series proposal including length arguments concerning changes to the script and storyline.
 
Part 4, 247 pages, contains two copies of the script, the first with extensive hand-edits throughout.
 
Part 5, 337 pages, contains out-of-order pages of script with many notes and edits. Two copies of script.
 
Part 6, 327 pages, contains two drafts of script, first with question notes, the second with extensive hand-edits and cross-outs.
Publication

first draft written in Colorado Springs from September to November 1963; at least three major revisions from December 1963 to March 1964, in Hollywood from January 1934, for Howie Horwitz and Bill Dozier for Screen Gems and then shelved during a corporate reorganization of Screen Gems

Cross References
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Files
Original File Name
00001571_OPUS148.pdf
00001572_OPUS148.pdf
00001573_OPUS148.pdf
00001590_OPUS149.pdf
00001591_OPUS149.pdf
00001610_OPUS149.pdf
Notes
Alternate titles “The Double Gambit”, “The Man Who Wasn’t There”

Television Series Proposal, Bible (37 pp.) and M.O.W. Screenplay for Pilot The Adventure of the Man Who Wasn't There based on "Gulf," in several versions, ranging from 141 pp. to 91 pp.