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Bliss [screenplay] and Bliss [motion picture]

This series consists of drafts, story boards , screenplay proofs, script amendments, and filming schedules, timings, etc. for the film Bliss. Also includes correspondence. Bliss was the winner of the Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source (Australian Film Institute Awards), 1985.

'Dancing on the water' [screenplay] (1980) (unpublished)

Initially called 'Life and death in the south side pavilion', 'Dancing on the water' is an unpublished screenplay written by Peter Carey and Ray Lawrence.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'Illusion' [musical theatre script] (unpublished)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

'The trial' [screenplay] (1985) (unpublished)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

Until the end of the world [screenplay] (1991)

Screenplay by Peter Carey and Wim Wenders. After an original story by Wim Wenders and Solveig Dommartin,1990. Movie directed by Wim Wenders. Released by Argos Films, Road Movies and Village Roadshow Pictures, 1991.

Carey, Peter, 1943-

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.

Australian War Memorial Art Committee

Daphne Mayo was nominated to act in an advisory capacity to the War Memorial Art Committee in May 1944. This subseries contains minutes for meetings and correspondence.

Queensland National Art Gallery

Daphne Mayo was part of the Queensland National Art Gallery Education Committee, Queensland Combined Art Committee, and trustee of the Queensland Art Gallery. As a Trustee of the Godfrey Rivers Trust she played a substantial and active role in procuring art works for the Gallery.

Queensland Art Gallery

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