Script by Anthony Burgess of The Brain Killers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3104 AB/ARCH/A/BRA/1
  • Former Reference
      GB 3104 AB Typescript, 9
  • Dates of Creation
      13 August 1975
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description

Scope and Content

The title page of the script includes the following information: First draft of a film script based on the story of Daniel Paul Schreber from an outline by Gianfranco de Bosio by Anthony Burgess. Directed by Gianfranco de Bosio. Music by Anthony Burgess. Monte Carlo ("Bracciano" crossed out), August 13, 1975.

The original title of the script, Nerve Case, has been crossed out by Burgess and corrected to read The Brain Killers.

Includes handwritten amendments by Burgess.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Tea staining to pages 21-22, 24-26, and 31. The bottom right-hand corner of page 39 has been torn off.

Related Material

A further draft of the film script is held by the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Austin in Texas.