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The Long Day's Dying (1968)

 -  Drama | War  -  28 May 1968 (USA)
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The saga of three British soldiers and their German captive as they trek through the European countryside. Based on the novel by Alan White.

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The saga of three British soldiers and their German captive as they trek through the European countryside. Based on the novel by Alan White.

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A lesson on screenwriting.
27 March 2004 | by (Oxford, England) – See all my reviews

The reason why I say this is because I wrote the screenplay and knew very little about it being made until I was asked to see the film. I wrote it for some producers who sold it on without telling me. Because Alan Dobie was a friend of mine, I got to hear about it. I had only written a first draft so I was understandably worried when I heard that it was on the floor. I asked Peter Collinson, through my agent, whether he might like me to do another draft. I also asked if I could I see my original script because I had lost it. I was told, too late. So I did the only thing I could do under the circumstances and took my name off. I had no idea what they might have done to my screenplay. Then I was invited to see the finished film. I was so impressed that I very quickly asked to have my name put back on. It's a beautifully made piece, from a hurriedly written first draft, I expected to be asked to do much more work on it; perhaps if I had it wouldn't be so good. I would love to see my original script again if anybody knows where it is? I would also love to see the film again, I only saw it once in a little viewing theatre in Soho.


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