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Scrap books

(1) Scrapbook of news cuttings featuring Sharp, 1962-1965
(2) 'Ethels’ scrapbook’: digitised news cuttings featuring Sharp, 1962-1975

Letters to Ethel Foote

Personal letters from Sharp to his birth mother, Ethel Foote, including unopened and returned letter addressed to Harry Craig. Also envelope containing letter and photographs of Sharp's house and children in Los Angeles

'The President's Child'

(1) Untitled Acts 1-IV [incomplete] screenplay, nd
(2) Screenplay 'based on the book by Fay Weldon' nd
(3) Memorandum of notes from Granada Television on Sharp’s script Acts I-IV, July 1991
(4) Memorandum of notes from Granada Television on Sharp’s second draft script, August 1991
(5) Draft outlines of Act One-Four and Act One- Seven

‘Above the mountain’

(1) First draft screenplay for Citadel Entertainment, April 1991
(2) [Fax?] rough draft on ‘Robeson notes’ sent from Judy Ranan to David R Ginsberg/Tom Patricia, July 24 1991, with relevant copies of the hearings by the Committee on Un-Amercian Activities
(3) [Fax?] from Judy Ranan to Alan Sharp of outline divided in to seven acts, 26 July 1991

‘Rob Roy’

(1) Fourth draft screenplay for United Artists Corporation Ltd, 16 June 1994, including revisions of 23 July 1994
(2) 7 marketing posters for the film featuring different scenes, 1996
(3) Marketing programme, 1995

‘A Blindman on a Galloping Horse’

(1) Chapters one and two, ‘The Sabbath Seige’ and ‘The War’
(2) Chapter contents and notes
(3) Volume titled ‘Don’t Cry It’s only a Picture Show’. Inside titled ‘A Blindman on a Galloping Horse a novel of childhood’, containing chapters one, 'Summer 1944' to chapter twenty

‘Naples 44’

(1) Notes on how to approach the project, nd
(2) Draft screenplay 'based on the memoir by Norman Lewis', nd
(3) Incomplete 2nd draft screenplay, 15 September 1999

‘You can't catch death’

(1) Draft screenplay 'based on the writings of Richard Brautigan', nd
(2) Draft screenplay 'based on the writings of Richard and Ianthe Brautigan', nd
(3) Draft screenplay 'based on the writings of Ianthe and Richard Brautigan', nd
(4) Pages of draft screenplay 'based on the writings of Richard Brautigan and Ianthe Brautigan', nd
(5) Electronic documents: brautigan.fdr and brautigan2.fdr [inaccessible]

‘Dissolution’

(1) Draft outline and scenes, nd
(2) Untitled typescript screenplay, parts 1 and 2, nd
(3) Untitled draft screenplay [in 2 notebooks], nd
(4) ‘Dissolution’ draft screenplay 'from the novel by CS Sansam' (sic), nd
(5) Notes on motivation and plot, nd
(6) 60'_Dissolution_-_4th_draft_-_part_one.fdx [inaccessible]

‘Reversible Errors’

(1) Printed email from Scott Turow of notes on the teleplay, May 2003
(2) 'Reversible Errors (The First Night)...based on the novel by Scott Turow', second revision screenplay, 27 June 2003
(3) 'Reversible Errors (The Second Night)' screenplay, second draft, 27 June 2003
(4) Second revision, full pink locked for Mike Robe Productions, 19 September 2003

'Dark fire'

(1) Draft screenplay, nd
(2) Dark Fire electronic folder: 60’_Dark_Fire_-_Part_Two.fdx; DARK FIRE-1st Draft-Part One.fdx; Dark Fire outline.fdx; Darkfire.fdx

‘A Thousand Calvaries’

(1) Outline, pp 35-42 of the massacre in the story, nd
(2) ‘A Thousand Calvaries, A Storyline by Alan Sharp', nd
(3) Second draft revision, annotated screenplay, 17 August 2005
(4) Notes on the culture, history, people and politics of Rwanda , nd

‘The Fifth Quarter’

(1) ‘The 5th Quarter extended', unfinished draft screenplay, nd
(2) ‘The Fifth Quarter’ teleplay, pink revised, 14 November 2005
(3) Turner Network Television pack for 'Nightmares & Dreamscapes from the Stories of Stephen King' with publicity shots, cast and crew lists and interviews for each episode, including Sharp’s ‘The Fifth Quarter’, 2006

'The Apprentice'

(1) Draft storyline and draft letter to Ruth [2006]
(2) Electronic folder containing apprentice1.fdr, aprentice3.fdr [inaccessible]

The World Cup

(1) Reports on the matches of the World Cup
(2) Description of the Portugal v England match
(3) Ticket for the Czech Republic-Ghana match

‘Ties that Bind’

(1) Website downloads relating to Chicago Police Dept., racial incidents, crime statistics, 26 June 2006
(2) Family tree of characters, nd
(3) Storyline and character synopsis based on material supplied by Bill Haber [2 x copies], nd
(4) First draft teleplay based on a story by Bill Haber, 26 April 2007
(5) Copy of email re the series, 27 April 2007
(6) ‘Party Politics’ story line of first episode, nd
(7) Ties that bind electronic folder:
ties that bind.doc Characters outline [unfinished], nd;
Ties That Bind.fdr [inaccessible];
TTB Ep01 04 May09.pdf teleplay Episode One – Jamie, nd;
TTB Ep02 first bit.pdf teleplay Episode Two – Frank, nd

‘My talks with Dean Spanley’

(1) Memoir of the development of Dean Spanley from Sharp’s original 1980s drafts, [c2008?]
(2) Dean Spanley electronic folder: Dean spanley.fdx;
dean spanley.pdf ‘My Talks with Dean Spanley’ first draft, nd;
dean spanleyau17.fdr;
dean spanleyaug17.pdf ‘My Talks with Dean Spanley based on the novel by Lord Dunsanay’, second revised draft, 11 April 2007

Electronic screenplays [inaccessible]

Pierre folder of 6 fdr documents
brautigan.fdr and brautigan2.fdr
JoeHill2012mar5.fdx
marker2.fdr and marker2008.fdr
revere.fdr, revere1.fdx, revereJan15.fdx, reverejan9.fdr

‘Grinning at the Lid’

(1) ‘Grinning at the Lid screenplay by Alan Sharp and Stephen Batt’, nd
(2) Oklahoma City Bombing electronic folder: A true betrayal.fdr; A True Betrayal.fdx; A True Betrayal.txt; A true betrayal08.fdr; A True Betrayal1.fdr; Grinatlid112906.fdr;
Grinning at the lid – Stephen Batt & Alan Sharp.doc ‘Grinning at the Lid’ A screenplay by Stephen Batt & Alan Sharp, November 2008;
Grinning at the lid – Stephen Batt & Alan Sharp.doc ‘Grinning at the Lid’ A screenplay by Stephen Batt & Alan Sharp, November 2008;
Grinning at the lid – Stephen Batt & Alan Sharp.txt;
Grinning112906.fcf;
GrinningattheLid.docm Untitled screenplay, nd;
GrinningattheLid.rtf Untitled screenplay, nd;
GrinningattheLid.txt Untitled screenplay, nd
[.fdx and .fdr documents inaccessible]

‘Long Dark Cloud’

(1) Draft outline and background, nd
(2) ‘Long Dark Cloud, long outline 1.3’, nd
(3) ‘Long Dark Cloud’ establishing script, nd
(4) ‘Characters 2’ list, nd
(5) Sketch map of New Zealand showing forces’ positions, nd
(6) ‘NZ Defence Force’, detailing services, bases and weapons, nd

‘Ben Hur’

(1) Draft screenplay, ‘Ben Hur … based on the novel by Lew Wallace Second Night: acts two, three, four and five’, nd
(2) Screenplay ‘based on the novel by Lew Wallace’ acts four, five and six, seven, nd
(3) Screenplay ‘based on the novel by Lew Wallace’ acts two and three, nd
(4) ‘Ben Hur second draft’, nd
(5) ‘Ben Hur 2nd draft screenplay’, acts two to seven, nd
(6) Benhurarchive folder of electronic documents:
ROMESCENES.pdf Untitled screenplay, nd
Director'sVisionBen.doc ‘Director’s Vision Ben Hur’ notes, nd
Ben Hur research.doc ‘Info on the Jews in Judea according to James Carrol’s book Constantine’s Sword’, nd
Settings – Jerusalem.doc ‘The Settings’. Notes on the Roman history of Jerusalem, nd
benhurtitle1.doc Title page of The First Night story outline, nd
benhurtitle2.doc Title page of The Second Night story outline, nd
SeptBenHurNotes.doc ‘Andrea, as threatened, here are my [Sharp’s] notes on the draft’, nd
BenHurNotes.doc ‘Andrea, as threatened, here are my [Sharp’s] notes on the draft’, nd
GENERAL BEN HUR NOTES.doc ‘General Notes for Rewrite on BEN HUR’, nd
Structure change idea-Ben Hur-Document2.doc ‘Structure Change Idea/BEN BUR’ [sic] showing numbered list of notes on scenes, nd
BHmiracle.pdf Untitled, possible revisions of act seven, Night Two, nd
BenHurscene.doc First Night scenes outline, nd
broad notes_BEN HUR.doc ‘Ben Hur: Collection of general notes from Alchemy & Frank Konigsberg’, nd
Bhnotes.rtf Notes on characters and their motivation, nd
Bhconditioning.rtf Notes on Ben Hur and family in street, nd
notes to draft 3.rtf Notes on draft addressed to Andrea, nd
BenHur.doc ‘First Night’ screenplay, acts one to seven, nd
BenHur2.doc ‘Second Night’ screenplay, acts one to seven, nd
BEN-HUR-091900-Night 1.pdf ‘Ben Hur based on the novel by Lew Wallace Peter Pruce Night One’, nd
BEN-HUR-091900-Night 2.pdf ‘Ben Hur based on the novel by Lew Wallace Peter Pruce Night Two’, nd
BH-5&6.pdf Untitled screenplay acts four to seven, nd
XtianOverallBenN-1&2.doc ‘Ben Hur Nights 1&2 4th Draft Christian Duguay Overall Notes’, nd
Ben HurXtianN-1&2.doc ‘Ben Hur Script Notes’, 3 March 2008
BenHur1.pdf ‘Ben Hur A Screenplay …. Based on the novel by Lew Wallace First Draft 1 May 2008’
BenHur2.pdf ‘Ben-Hur (Night Two)… based on the novel by Lew Wallace’ first draft, 28 May 2008
night 1 revisions chrono6.20.08.doc Ben Hur Night 1, 1st draft, scene outlines, 30 May 2008
BenHurNightTwoNotesChrono2ndDraftAug4.doc ‘Ben Hur, Night 1, 2nd Draft character motivation notes emerging from July 29th to August 2nd meetings’, 2008
BenHurNightOneNotesChrono2ndDraftAug4.doc 'Ben Hur, Night 2, 2nd Draft Scene notes emerging from July 29th to August 2nd meetings', 2008
BHNightOneAugust08.pdf ‘Ben Hur (First Night) …. Based on the novel by Lew Wallace Third Draft 31 August 2008’
BHNightTwoAugust08.pdf ‘Ben Hur (Second Night) … Based on the novel by Lew Wallace Third Draft 31 August 2008’
1BenHurSeptember212088.pdf ‘Ben Hur (First Night) A Screenplay … Based on the novel by Lew Wallace Fourth Draft 21 September 2008’
2BenHurSeptember212008.pdf ‘Ben Hur (Second Night) A Screenplay …Based on the novel by Lew Wallace Fourth Draft 21 September 2008’
BENHURNOV08NIGHT2.pdf Screenplay ‘Ben Hur the Second Night … Fifth Draft November 2008’
BENHURNOV08NIGHT1.pdf Screenplay ‘Ben Hur The First Night… Fifth Draft 11 December 2008’
Sharp BEN HUR 8.doc Invoice to monies due Alan Sharp for writing Ben Hur, February 2009
Sharp BEN HUR.pdf Contract between Sharp and Alchemy Television Group Ltd, March 2008
BENHURNight1ShootingPINKSall.pdf ‘Ben Hur The First Night A Screenplay … Based On The Novel By Lew Wallace Shooting Script 21st April 2009 With Pink Amendments 30th April 2009’
Ben-Hur Color Strips.pdf Scenes spreadsheet, nd
BenHuractorprofiles.doc

animation

book reviews

director profiles

documentaries

experimental.doc ‘Getting It Right the Second Time Adapting Ben-Hur for the Screen By Gordon Thomas’ [partial download from web page], nd

fdr and .fdx documents [inaccessible]
#1Aug.Ben Hur.fdr; #2BenHurAug.fdr; 1BenHurAugust312008.fdr; 1BenHurSeptember212008.fdr; 1BenHurSeptember212008.fdx; 2BenHurAugust312008.fdr; 2BenHurSeptember212008.fdr; 239.vRgeMessage; 241.vRgeMessage; BEN HUR Night 2 MERGED 5&6 [readable with Notepad]; BenHur-Scene Report.fdr; BenHur copy.fdr; BenHur.fdr; BenHur1 copy.fdr; BenHur1.fdr; BENHUR1july(original).fdr; BENHUR1july.fdr; BENHUR1STJULY2; BENHUR1STJULY15; BenHur2.fdr; BENHUR2JULY.fdr; BenHura.fdr; BenHurFirstNight6thNOTES.fdr; BENHURMAR1NIGHT1.fdr; BENHURMAR1NIGHT1rev1.fdr; BENHURMAR2NIGHT2.fdr; BENHURMAR2NIGHT2red.fdr; BENHURNIGHT1APRIL12rev.fdr; BENHURNIGHT2APRIL12rev.fdr; BENHURNIGHT2MAR31rev.fdr; BENHURNOV08NIGHT1.fdr;BENHURNOV08NIGHT2.fdr; BH-5&6.fdr; bhdocumentA.fdr; BHmiracle.fdr; BHNightOneAugust08.fdr; BHNightTwoAugust08.fdr; BenHurFirstNight6thNOTES.fdr; BENHURMAR1NIGHT1.fdr; BENHURMAR1NIGHT1rev1.fdr; BENHURMAR2NIGHT2.fdr; BENHURMAR2NIGHT2red.fdr; BENHURNIGHT1APRIL12rev.fdr; BENHURNIGHT2APRIL12rev.fdr; BENHURNIGHT2MAR31rev.fdr; Hurcuts.fdr; Hurscenes.fdr; MYBENHUR.fdr; ROMESCENES.fdr

‘Burning in Heaven’/ ‘Burns’ [working title]

(1) 'Burns' electronic folder: Burns Script draftvadim.fdr; burns
Script draftvadim.pdf ‘Burning in Heaven’ screenplay, 10 February 2004;
Burns.fdr;
burns.pdf 'Burns' screenplay, 28 July 2003;
BURNSJAN17.fdr;
BURNSJAN17.pdf ‘Burning in Heaven’ screenplay, 10 February 2004;
BURNSMAR09.fdr;
BURNSMAR09.pdf ‘Burning in Heaven’ screenplay, 10 February 2004;
BurnsOct09.fdr;
BurnsOct09.pdf ‘Burns’ screenplay, October 2009;
Vadim Notes.pdf Burns (working title) – Director’s Vison and Director’s Treatment of Sample Scenes by Vadim Jean, May 2005;
Vadim.doc Partial note to Vadim re requested changes, nd
(2) ‘Burns’ cast of characters, chronology, prologue, Clarina-Sylvander chronology and draft storyline, nd
(3) Burning in Heaven screenplay, 28 July 2003
(4) ‘Burns’ screenplay, 30 January 2004
(5) Untitled Burns screenplay [2004]
(6) 'Burns (working title) – Director’s Vison by Vadim Jean', May 2005
(7) Director’s Treatment of Sample Scenes for ‘Burns’, Vadim Jean [2 copies], 26 June 2005
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