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    The Color Purple Original Rough Storyboard Drawings by Steven Spielberg Group of 3 (Warner Brothers, c. 1982). Presented are three sheets of original rough storyboard drawings sketched by none other than visionary director Steven Spielberg, created as a guide for storyboard artist David Russell for the film The Color Purple. This sequence depicts the ritual scene that is intercut with the tense attempted murder by Celie (played by Whoopi Goldberg) of her abusive husband (Danny Glover). Most of the ideas and shots presented here are preserved in the film, showcasing Spielberg's clear vision of the structure and composition of his movies. Drawings by the hand of one of the greatest directors of all time, known for his camera work more than his sketching, these pieces are extremely rare treasures. Sketched in ink, the drawings are rendered on thin 8.5" x 11" bond paper, and they contain production notes in red ink by David Russell. The sheets show minor handling wear with light staining in places and staple holes near the top left corners. The condition overall is Very Good. From the David Russell Collection.

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