Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ – fascinating video of the scroll

Here is a fascinating video of Jack Kerouac’s continuous manuscript scroll for ‘On The Road’ being given a very rare unrolling by its conservator, Jim Carey.

Jack Kerouac’s scroll rolls into London

The 120-feet long scroll was pieced together by Kerouac so as to avoid having to add separate pieces of paper into his typewriter and potentially interrupting his creative flow.

The scroll is on display at the British Library, London, from now until 27th December 2012.

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