Production file for'A Penny for a Song'by John Whiting, London, 1947

Scope and Content

Production file for, 'A penny for a song' included are: five transcripts of the play; revision notes and transcript for the 1951 and 1962 version; a copy of the film script which is an adaption of the play; transcript of the 2nd edition; bound manuscript of Act 1 and 2 from 1948 and another manuscript from 1947 of Act 1; production photos of the play performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theater; transcript of 'Napcleon Malgre Lui' French adaptation of the play by Cecil Robson and Andre Clave and vocal score of the play by Richard Rodney Bennett, libretto by Colin Graham.