[PW] Alexander Street Press (Proquest) request

Bill Davis wmadavis at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 14:23:42 PST 2019


Thanks so much for looking.

Bill Davis


At 04:44 PM 12/4/2019, you wrote:
>Hello,
>
>The Alexander Street Press version appears to be OCR'ed from a scan 
>which results in many typos, and I don't see any option of viewing 
>the original.  Here is what I found on page 181:
>
>Arthur: well my dear, I did rather spring it on him, didn't I?
>
>----
>
>And the follow up on page 190-191 (typos & all):
>
>587. M.L.S. GOVERNMENT BENCHES.
>Members moving about. FIRST LORD and MINISTER next to him
>confer. FIRST LORD rises to feet and stands before table
>looking away off R. R. profile to Camera.
>GENERAL UPROAR.
>
>FIRST LORD
>The Admiralty regre . it cannot
>go back on the decision already
>taken.
>
>UPROAR FROM MEMBERS.
>
>FIRST LORD
>I therefore propose to take no
>more steps in this matter.
>CUT TO:
>
>588. M.S. IRISH MEMBER.as before.
>
>IRISH MEMBER
>There's a specimen of English
>justice.
>CUT TO:
>
>589. M.S. SIR ROBERT
>with P.P.S. and MR HAMILTON, behind him.
>GENERAL UPROAR.
>
>He leans back again. CAMERA TRACKS IN to bring Sir ROBERT
>into C.S., then Pans Down to seat beside him. We see
>paper, on which was play between FIRST LORD and SIRROBERT during 
>afternoon. It is facing us ejid written on
>it we see "Let Right be Done". This is crossed out and
>underneath Is written and underlined "Iapossible" SIR
>ROBERT'S HAND is in picture top of paper. There is
>actually a jump out on the papor. so that beginning part
>of shot is 9ft. and 9 frames and end part 8 ft. and 5frames.
>
>MR. HAMILTON
>Answer, that's no answer.
>
>DISSOLVE TO:590. INT. WINSLOW DRAWING ROOM. NIGHT. CATHERINEM.S. 
>JOHN & DESMOND.
>
>
>Graham Fredrick
>
>
>
>------------------------------
>
>Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 15:31:02 -0500
>From: Bill Davis <wmadavis at gmail.com>
>To: list at project-wombat.org
>Subject: [PW] Alexander Street Press (Proquest) request
>Message-ID: <6.2.5.6.2.20191204151803.059481b8 at gmail.com>
>
>A friend wants to know what is being said in two instances in the 
>film in the film The Winslow Boy (1948).
>
>At 1:17:14 this dialogue appears:
>
>Well, so much for right and wrong!
>So much for Sir Robert Morton!
>
>Well my dear, I did rather
>spade on him, didn't I?
>
>Dear Father, that's not the point!
>
>And my friend wasn't sure he was saying "rather spade."
>
>And at 1:23:03:
>
>The Admiralty regrets it cannot go
>back on the decision it has already taken.
>
>I have no more
>to say on the matter.
>
>There's a specimen
>of English justice!
>
>That's no answer!
>That's no answer!
>
>Shame!
>Shame.
>
>It's very hard to understand what an Irishman is saying here. It 
>sounds like "speshbelove" more than anything.
>
>These lines do not appear in the original play or the 1999 
>film.  AlexanderStreet (proquest) has a "continuity script" for the 
>movie that I would like to share with him, or at least see if it 
>indicates what the dialogue was supposed to be at these points in the script.
>
>Thanks to anyone who can help,
>
>Bill Davis


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