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'The pleasure bird' (Exotic pleasures) [short story] (1979)

Typescript draft for 'The pleasure bird' (Exotic pleasures), yellow paper, with emendations including note of back of page 19 'Exotic pleasures 1st complete draft' and on the back of page 20 'The pleasure bird 1st complete draft'. Typescript draft for notes on Exotic pleasures, yellow paper, with emendations, and on first page is the title 'Notes for 2nd draft'. Undated. Exotic pleasures was published as The pleasure bird in Australian Playboy in September 1979.

'A schoolboy prank' [screenplay] (unpublished)

Unpublished play script titled 'A schoolboy prank by Peter Carey. An adaptation for the stage', 9 leaves, undated. The short story A schoolboy prank was published in Carey's short story collections War Crimes (University of Queensland Press) in 1979 and Collected stories (University of Queensland Press) in 1994.

'Low flying' [storyboard] (1976?) (unpublished)

Story board and 25 scenes with illustrations in 49 loose leaves with Window Productions at the bottom of each page and 7 unnumbered pages with layouts for various rooms. Based on the short story by Carey 'Happy story' written in 1973 which was in The fat man in history : short stories (1974).

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-

'War crimes' [screenplay] (1988-1989) (unpublished)

Screenplay by Peter Carey and Bill Bennett. Based on a short story by Peter Carey. Clean and annotated copies of both 1st and 2nd drafts, dated May 1988 and 15 February 1989. Also copy marked: "as presented to producers" and some correspondence dated 1988-1989.

Carey, Peter, 1943-

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'Dancing on the water' [screenplay] (1980) (unpublished)

Initially called 'Life and death in the south side pavilion', 'Dancing on the water' is an unpublished screenplay written by Peter Carey and Ray Lawrence.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

'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-

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