Sleeping Beauty.

Clinton-Baddeley (V.C.)

Sleeping Beauty.

[Manuscript] A Pantomime in 3 Acts [3 vols.]

Description: manuscript in blue ink, with numerous crossed-through corrections, footnotes, large-scale amendments with re-written speeches and inserted dialogue, neat sellotape inner margin repair in first notebook, pp. [56]; [52], [34], largely recto only, foolscap, blue wrappers with manuscript title in ink on each notebook, approximate scene timings and cast list inscribed on inside covers, first act notebook wrapper with tear at foot of spine, edges slightly toned, good

Publication Details: [1956]

Notes: A working copy, with stage directions and music cues, of the pantomime adapted by Victor Vaughan Reynolds Geraint Clinton Clinton-Baddeley (1900-1970), actor, composer, author and playwright. It was first performed in 1956 at the Theatre Royal, Bristol, a review in the Western Daily Press noting that the 'Mr Clinton-Baddeley has decided views about the cause of the decline of modern pantomime, one of these being what he calls 'the elimination of the author,' and another the introduction of variety and music-hall acts at the expense of the story.' The premiere was performed by the Bristol Old V...more

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Price: £750

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: [1956]

Stock Number: 64343

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