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This is the original shooting script from 1970. My comments appear in bold.

" SHOOTING SCRIPT "

 

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE" 

 

A Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick 

 
Copyright May (crossed out September written over it) 1970 September 7, 1970 
 
The mesmerizing title music "Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary" plays over the three title cards. 
 

WARNER BROS. 
A KINNEY COMPANY 
Presents 
A STANLEY KUBRICK PRODUCTION 
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

 
1 INT. KOROVA MILKBAR NIGHT Tables chairs made of nude fibreglass figures. Hypnotic atmosphere. Alex Pete Georgie and Dim teenagers stoned on their milk-plus their feet resting on faces crotches lips of the sculptured furniture. Alex: (Voice Over) There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie and Dim and we sat in the Korova milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening.



The camera starts on an extreme close up of Alex's face and slowly pulls
back on him and reveals the three droogs sitting next to him.  Georgie to
Alex's left, Dim and Pete to his right.   All are leaning against the wall and
each is dressed in white work shirts and pants with suspenders with black
combat boots and hats.  Alex has a bowler, Georgie a flat top hat, Dim a
round one and Pete a chapeau.  The words "Milk Plus" and the three
drink types are written on the walls in a psychedelic fashion).  Eventually
the whole bar is shown like a long hallway, with naked lady milk machines, other
patrons sit quietly in booths along the sides, nude female tables with wild hair color and matching pubic hair
and bouncers with their arms crossed on each side.


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           Alex: (Voice Over) The Korova milkbar
           sold milkplus, milk plus vellocet or
           synthemesc or drencrom, which is what
           we were drinking.  This would sharpen
           you up and make you ready for a bit of
           the old ultra-violence. Our pockets
           were full of money so there was no
           need on that score but, as they say,
           money isn't everything.
 
The last sentence was not in the film.

2/3 OMITTED

Screenplay Copyright Stanley Kubrick 1970
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