Production files for'The Devil's'by John Whiting, London, 1959

Scope and Content

A play by John Whiting, 'The Devils' an adaptation of the play 'The Devils of Loudun' by Aldous Huxley, included are: manuscript of second version with three separate beginnings from 1960; manuscript of the notes for 'The Devils of Loudun' dated 26 Jul 1959; transcript of Act 1 and 2 from 1960 with notes and revisions; one unbound manuscript dated 18 Jul 1960; one transcript of 'Die Teufel' German adaptation of the play by Erich Fried this includes the original transcripts of Act 1, 2 and 3; one transcript of 'Les Demons' French adaption of the play by Cecil Robson; correspondence about the play by various agents, from 1959-1965; unbound transcript of a draft script for monitor film on The Devils from 1961 and transcript of television interview with John Whiting at Loudun; one bound transcript titled 'The Devils a play based on The Devils of Loudun by Aldous Huxley'; three bound transcript titled 'The Devils' and one titled 'The Devils of Loudun' from 1960 with additional notes and two other unbound transcripts of the play.