[Storyboards for:] Alfred the Great.

Bodimeade (John)

[Storyboards for:] Alfred the Great.

[2 Albums.]

Description: 182 storyboard strips, mounted on card pages, gouache, pencil and pen-and-ink renderings, the majority reproduced photographically or carbon-copied, but several original, numerous annotations in the second album, elucidating the scene depicted, possibly by the film's director, Clive Donner, occasional spots, pp. 29; 36, A4, photograph albums,

Publication Details: 1969

Notes: The key compositions and camera set-ups for the major action sequences of the film - the coronation, the Battle of Ethandun, etc. - are included here in highly atmospheric detail. Aside from the bird's-eye views of army formations, the character close-ups, the technical considerations of hand-to-hand fighting, Bodimeade's depiction of light and movement is particularly striking - several scenes reminiscent of Kamakura battle scrolls. The film itself, shot in Galway, with a cast including David Hemmings, Michael York, Ian McKellen, Sinead Cusack, 1500 extras, and a 3/4-size replica of the Uffin...more

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Price: £750

Subject: Art & Architecture

Published Date: 1969

Stock Number: 65871

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