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A collection of material relating to Morituri, including:
- a quantity of mimeographed typescript paperwork, including approximately 34pp. of scene breakdowns and notes, 7 pages with notes in blue ballpoint pen in Brando's hand, including:
- next to the line A ship in the convoy is suddenly torpedoed, Brando has written coincidence and unbelievable;
- Where is the tension...no tension and Esther hatred too vocal, deep hatred is not witty;
- a shooting schedule, dated 21 August, 1964;
- three letters from casting agencies, including one typescript letter, signed, from Leonard Hirshan to Marlon Brando on William Morris Agency Inc. headed stationery, dated 8 April, 1964, recommending that Brando consider Stuart Rosenberg as the film's Director, 2pp.; and a letter from Aaron Rosenberg to Marlon Brando on Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation headed stationery, signed, dated 1 September, 1965, ...Enclosed is the itinerary for the 'MORITURI' tour...I like Tokyo better than India... 1p.; (a lot)
The Estate Of Marlon Brando.
Ex-Lot 265, The Personal Property of Marlon Brando, Christie's New York, 30 June, 2005
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The Director of Morituri was in fact Bernhard Wicki. Stuart Rosenberg later directed the Paul Newman classic, Cool Hand Luke, in 1967.

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