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Amok (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

Amok (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

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Amok (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Stefan Zweig (screenwriter)

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Treatment script for an unproduced film.

Based on the 1922 novella by the same author, of the same title. The protagonist, a doctor who has moved to India from Germany to practice medicine is overcome by an obsession which eventually leads to his committing suicide. "Amok" is an Indonesian word of Malay origin, referring to people caught up in a blind rage who try to kill their enemy and do not care about whoever else gets killed in their way. From this novella and the word's meaning originates the term "running amok."

Set in India.

Yellow untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for Stefan Zweig. 65 leaves, with last leaf of text number 65. Carbon typescript. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with three gold brads.


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