Draft outline of a proposed film based on Daniel Paul Schreber's "Memoirs of a Nerve Case" by Anthony Burgess and Gianfranco de Bosio.

Scope and Content

The title page reads in full "Outline of a proposed film (of about two hours length) based on Schreber's "Memoirs of a Nerve Case" by Anthony Burgess and Gianfranco de Bosio."

The outline records the following information:

Proposed title: Murder in the Family; Fathers Kill Their Sons; Death of the Soul; Nerve Case.

Subject suggested by Gianfranco de Bosio.

Script by Anthony Burgess.

Music under the direction of Anthony Burgess.

Chief role to be taken by Burt Lancaster.

Direction to be by Gianfranco de Bosio.

The outline is subdivided as follows:

1) TheSubject and the Aim

2) Part One

3) Part Two

4) Conclusion

For further drafts outlines (in english), see AB/ARCH/A/BRA/3 and AB/ARCH/A/BRA/4.