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'Dancing on the water' [screenplay] (1980) (unpublished)

Initially called 'Life and death in the south side pavilion', 'Dancing on the water' is an unpublished screenplay written by Peter Carey and Ray Lawrence. It is based on the short story Life and death in the south side pavilion by Peter Carey first published in short story collection, The fat man in history (1974). Comprises 8 typescript drafts.

Carey, Peter, 1943-

'Illusion' [musical theatre script] (unpublished)

Comprises notes and typescript drafts, with emendations, for 'Illusion (A comic strip musical)', which was changed to 'Illusion (A treatment for a performance)'. Mike Mullins conceived of the concept in early 1980, and he and Carey worked on the script. Eventually Carey withdrew his name as author and retained only credit for co-writing the lyrics. Illusion, was performed as a rock musical at the Adelaide Festival of Arts in 1986. One draft has the (crossed out) title 'Getchor Illusion' for the Playwrights Conference in Canberra dated 2 May 1984.

Mullins, Mike

'Spanish pink' [screenplay] (1984) (unpublished)

Initially entitled 'Holding up the Sky', 'Spanish pink' is a screenplay written by Peter Carey and Ray Lawrence. There are notes, photocopies of the story outline on index cards, a script assessment, notes for camera sequences, and draft typescripts.

Carey, Peter, 1943-

'Cyclone Tracy' [screenplay] (unpublished)

Handwritten story outline on yellow index cards, 20 yellow index cards, 7.5 x 13 cm, undated. With typed note 'Cards used as basis of discussion with Julian Castagne at Birchgrove', 6 Jun 1982. Cards and page in envelope addressed to Peter Carey at McSpedden Carey Pty Ltd.

'The trial' [screenplay] (1985) (unpublished)

From the story outline, 'The Trial : A new comedy by Franz Kafka' written by Peter Carey, was to "concentrate on the hitherto undiscovered comic nature" of this work by KafKa. Consists of story outlines and typescript drafts with emendations.

Correspondence from 1967 to 1988.

Correspondence, enclosures, book jackets, notes on works, mementos and personal papers (e.g. application for Stanford writing scholarship); 1 folder containing letters to Carey and Leigh Weetman from her family (1967-1968).

Correspondence from 1965 to 1989.

Publicity material, letters from readers, critics, friends, publishers, literary agents, former school teachers, politicians, literary organizations, fellow writers, professional colleagues and general readers, mostly regarding the Booker Prize for Oscar & Lucinda.

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