Draft outline of a proposed film based on Daniel Paul Schreber's "Memoirs of a Nerve Case" ("Memorie d'un Malato di Nervi") by Anthony Burgess and Gianfranco de Bosio.

Scope and Content

The outline records the following information:

Proposed title: Memorie d'un Malato di Nervi (Nerve Case); La Famiglia che Uccide (Murder in the Family); La Morte e l'Anima (Death of the Soul); Saturno e i suoi Figli (Fathers Kill Their Sons).

Screenplay by Anthony Burgess and Gianfranco de Bosio.

Musical score by Anthony Burgess.

Starring Burt Lancaster.

Directed by Gianfranco de Bosio.

The outline is subdivided as follows:

1) The Subject and its Purpose

1) Part One

2) Part Two

3) Conclusion

Passages within the text have been underlined, or otherwise marked, in pencil.

For further drafts outlines (in italian), see AB/ARCH/A/BRA/5, AB/ARCH/A/BRA/6 and AB/ARCH/A/BRA/7.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

With slight damage due to foxing, particularly to the title page.