Shakespeare In Love
A prop manuscript, the simulated vellum pages tied with gold silk thread and sealed with black sealing wax; and two similar manuscripts unsealed, the title page printed in old script Romeo and Juliet, the second page with a cast list headed The Persone -- made for the 1998 Universal production Shakespeare In Love; accompanied by a letter from the prop company Shakespeare 2U concerning the provenance (4)

Lot Essay

Identical manuscripts are seen when Will presents Viola with...The play, all written out for you...there is a new scene..., Viola opens the manuscript and Will was the nightingale and not the lark that pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear....believe me love it was the nightingale...

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