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Kes [A Kestrel for a Knave] (Original screenplay for the 1969 film) by  Lynne Perrie (starring)  Freddie Fletcher - 1969 - from Royal Books, Inc. (SKU: 145809)

Kes [A Kestrel for a Knave] (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

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Kes [A Kestrel for a Knave] (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

by Ken Loach (adaptation, director); Tony Garnett (adaptation), Barry Hines (novel, screenwriter); David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie (starring)

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London: N.p., 1969. Draft script for the 1969 film. An early version of the screenplay with the provisional title "A Kestrel for a Knave." "6x" in black holograph marker on top right of title page.

The second film (and breakthrough) by esteemed British social realist filmmaker Ken Loach. Based upon the 1968 novel by Barry Hines "A Kestrel for a Knave," a heart-wrenching story of a working underclass youth who finds temporary respite from his oppressive life, and even grace, in the training and caring of a found fledgling kestrel whom he calls Kes.

Set in Yorkshire, England, shot on location in Yorkshire, England.

Burgundy wrapper with a die-cut window in the British style. Title page present, with credits for author Barry Hines. 91 leaves, with last page of text numbered 90. Mechanical duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good Plus, wrapper Very Good, bound internally with two flat metal brads.

Eureka Masters of Cinema 151. Criterion Collection 561.

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Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
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145809
Title
Kes [A Kestrel for a Knave] (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)
Author
Ken Loach (adaptation, director); Tony Garnett (adaptation), Barry Hines (novel, screenwriter); David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie (starring)
Book condition
Used
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1
Publisher
N.p.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1969
Keywords
Film Scripts | 1970s Cinema | Films with Literary Sources | British Cinema | Directors | Social Justice, Radical, and Proletarian Interest
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Film Scripts; Films with Literary Sources; British Cinema; Directors; 1970s Cinema;

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