Series Series N - Game [screenplay]

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UQFL485-Series N


Game [screenplay]


  • 1995-2008 (Creation)

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5 items, 9 folders

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Shearston first conceived of 'Game' as a screenplay in the mid-1990s. He notes that “it failed to find production money”. This series includes typescripts, research material relating to the screenplay 'Game' (never produced). It is based on the last days of legendary bushranger Ben Hall.

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Box 25
Item 1: Manuscript 1st draft, May 1996, [80 leaves]
Item 2: Manuscript 2nd (?) draft, [80 leaves] , undated
Item 3: Typescript, 2nd draft, [90p] , undated
Item 4: Typescript, 2nd draft, 2nd version, [90p] , undated
Folder 1: Photocopied extracts from contemporary newspaper, detailing activities of the Hall gang, the death of Ben Hall, [25 leaves]
Folder 2 :Initial film treatment document, 25 leaves, c1995.
Folder 3: Manuscript 3rd (?) draft, [80 leaves], together with four loose pages of notes, undated
Folder 4: Correspondence, funding applications, readers’ reports, Jul 1996 to Aug 2000, [150 leaves]
Folder 5: Typescript, 1st draft, [90 leaves] , undated
Folder 6: Typescript, 1st draft, 2nd version, [90 leaves] , undated

Box 26
Item 1: Typescript, 5th draft, 94 leaves, Jun 2000
Folder 1: Typescript, 3rd draft, 101 leaves, Apr 1997
Folder 2: Typescript, 4th draft, 99 leves, Jun 1997
Folder 3: Typescript for two-part television drama series, with 4 pages of manuscript notes, 2008

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  • English

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Box 25 Items 1-4, Folders 1-6; Box 26 Item 1, Folders 1-3

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Created, Linda Justo, 1-Nov-2019




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  • Box: UQFL485 Box 25
  • Box: UQFL485 Box 26