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    Jack Albertson's Hand-Notated personal Copy of the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Script. Jack Albertson played "Grandpa Joe" in this beloved 1971 fantasy, based on the Roald Dahl book. (An Albertson line from the movie, regarding the "Wonkamobile" - "..it's got more gas in it than a politician." ) The actor has printed his name in red ink on the brown cover of this script, which is Dahl's third draft screenplay and dated July 10, 1970. Odd that Albertson had co-starred with Patricia Neal, Dahl's wife, in The Subject Was Roses (1968), for which Albertson won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Odd, too, that one of Albertson's Academy competitors that year was Gene Wilder of The Producers - who was his Willy Wonka... co-star! The script is 119 pages long with many revised blue pages, has the musical numbers listed in the front and contains some annotation by Albertson on the front and back of two of the revised pages. Albertson's Grandpa Joe has the last line in the script: "Yippeeeeeeee!" Excellent condition. A desirable collectible from a charming musical fantasy and a much-missed character actor. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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