EXCERPTS from MS: 'THE BEAST' (Unfinished Novel and Screenplay)

by Al Razutis

Al Razutis - American Samoa, Tutuila Island, 1977

First Draft and Screenplay: 1970, Vancouver, Canada
Final Draft: 1977, Tutuila Island, American Samoa


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SELECTED (.PDF) PAGES:

page one

PROSE POEM MANUSCRIPT:

COVER & CONTENTS Version 1 PDF File (700K)   --   COVER & CONTENTS Version 2 - PDF File (700K)

ACT 1, SCENE 1, pg. 1 Opening scene - Early Version - PDF File (350K)

ACT 1, SCENE 1, pg. 5 "bear driver boot Arcturus with your haunting dogs" - PDF File (350K)

ACT 1, SCENE 1, pgs. 4 - 5 - "Remember who thou hast aboard!...Your babbling dreams afflict our souls" - Early Version - PDF File (350K)


SAMPLE PAGES FROM FILM SCRIPT - TREATMENT:

ACT 2 SCENE 2 PG 18 "Evol evol, toll toll...and dirtyverbs..." - PDF File (500K)

ACT 2 SCENE 2 PG 19 "...saprophetically epiriddled..." - PDF File (500K)

ACT 2 SCENE 2 PG 20 "Who knowe ane dizzy one from rose and thorn erect..." - PDF File ( 500K)

ACT 2 SCENE 2 PG 21 'Wrathes sea, a River Oshun wept in green' - PDF File (400K)

ACT 2 SCENE 3 PG 30 "Charlatan! Mazemaker! What serping sea? What flood?" - PDF File (360K)


SAMPLE NOVEL PAGES:

EPILOGUES: "What be the matter Jack?"- PDF File (130K)

EPILOGUES: "Shall we take Murphy to the Gravenyard?"- PDF File (1.4 mB)

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