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The Charge of the Light Brigade: A large quantity of diary and production documents,
United Artists, 1968, Qty

£ 5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,500 - 9,100
The Charge of the Light Brigade: A large quantity of diary and production documents,
United Artists, 1968,
the extensive and detailed diary and production paperwork covering John Mollo's role as 'Military Advisor' for Tony Richardson's 1968 film The Charge of the Light Brigade, comprising; production notes from Tony Richardson, a military costume situation as on 10th June 1966 and requirements based on the present script, notes on historical accuracy, filming locations, location notes, scheduling for arrival in Istanbul / Turkey and work to be done with local tailors, costume costings, wardrobe breakdowns, full costume budgets, historical research, a typed interview with John Mollo, typed notes for the book The Making Of The Charge, letters from Woodfall Film Presentations to Historical Research Unit at which John Mollo was 'Military Advisor', invoices, an Academy® Screening booklet, and some production made accessories (Qty)

Footnotes

  • The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1968 British film depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge. It was directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Neil Hartley. The barracks scenes in the first half of the film were filmed at Beaumont Barracks in Aldershot in Hampshire, while the 'Crimea' scenes, including the Charge itself, were filmed in Turkey with the action sequences directed by Bob Simmons. The Charge of the Light Brigade was nominated for six BAFTA Film Awards, including 'Best Costume Design'.

    Provenance:
    From The John Mollo Archive
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