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cover of The Wolf Man (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director George Waggner)

The Wolf Man (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director George Waggner)

by George Waggner (director); Curt Siodmak (screenwriter); Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Ralph Bellamy (starring)

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1941
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Universal City: Universal City Studios, 1941. Draft script for the 1941 film, carbon typescript copy on onionskin, copy belonging to director George Waggner, with his name stamped on the top right corner of the front wrapper, as well as a "Property of Universal City Studios / Return to Central Files" stamp on the front wrapper. "One of the… Read more
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cover of My Friend Irma (Original screenplay for the 1949 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen)

My Friend Irma (Original screenplay for the 1949 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen)

by George Marshall (director); Cy Howard (radio series, screenwriter); Parke Levy (screenwriter); John Lund, Diana Lynn, Don DeFore, Marie Wilson, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis (starring)

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Published
1949
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1949. Final White script for the 1949 film. Presentation copy belonging to producer Joseph H. Hazen, in full green leather binding, with his name in gilt on front board and title in gilt on spine, with the single annotation of an "H" in holograph pencil on the top right of the title page. Although the… Read more
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cover of Knockout (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with letter from Joseph Breen)

Knockout (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with letter from Joseph Breen)

by William Clemens (director); M. Coates Webster (screenwriter); Arthur Kennedy, Olympe Bradna, Virginia Field, Anthony Quinn (starring)

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Published
1940
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1940. Final draft script for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with the annotation of his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Profuse annotations in holograph pencil on the rectos of every page as well as many of the versos. Bound in, preceding the script, is an annotated… Read more
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cover of To the Public Danger (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

To the Public Danger (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Terence Fisher (director); T.J. Morrison, Arthur Reid (screenwriters); Patrick Hamilton (play); Dermot Walsh, Susan Shaw, Barry Letts (starring)

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Published
1947
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N.p.: N.p., 1947. Final Shooting script for the 1948 film. Based on the 1939 radio play, written as part of a British public safety campaign. Two couples over-imbibe and decide to take a midnight drive, accidentally hitting what they believe to be a man on a bicycle. Tall brown untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated 1st September,… Read more
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cover of Badger's Green (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

Badger's Green (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by John Irwin (director); William Fairchild (screenwriter); R.C. Sherriff (play); Barbara Murray, Brian Nissen, Garry Marsh (starring)

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Published
1948
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$550.00

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London: Highbury Studios, 1948. Shooting script for the 1949 film. Based on the 1930 play. Inhabitants of a sleepy British village rise up in protest when a large corporation announces a plan to build a large development on their cricket field. The matter is appropriately settled through a cricket match. Set in Britain. Green titled… Read more
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cover of The Case of the Black Parrot (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

The Case of the Black Parrot (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

by Noel M. Smith (director); Robert E. Kent (screenwriter); Eleanor Robeson Belmont, Harriet Ford (playwrights); Burton E. Stevenson (novel); William Lundigan, Maris Wrixon, Eddie Foy Jr., Paul Cavanagh (starring)

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Published
1940
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$300.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1940. Draft script for the 1941 film. With holograph annotations in pencil throughout, most noting scene breaks. Based on Eleanor Robeson Belmont and Harriet Ford's 1923 play "In the Next Room," and on the 1912 novel "The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet" by Burton E. Stevenson. A newspaper reporter aboard a ship headed… Read more
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cover of Enter Arsene Lupin (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

Enter Arsene Lupin (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

by Ford Beebe (director); Bertram Millhauser (screenwriter); Charles Korvin, Ella Raines, J. Carrol Naish (starring)

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Published
1944
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$475.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1944. Draft script for the 1944 film. Based on the popular Arsene Lupin mystery series created by Maurice Leblanc. In this entry, roguish gentleman thief Lupin robs a young heiress of her jewels while on a train to England, but later reconsiders his actions and saves her life. Set in… Read more
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cover of Phoney Baloney (Collection of five original photographs from the 1945 animated film)

Phoney Baloney (Collection of five original photographs from the 1945 animated film)

by Bob Wickersham (director); Sid Marcus (screenwriter); Frank Graham, Harry Lang (starring)

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Published
1945
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1945. Collection of five vintage reference photographs from the 1945 animated short film. A fox and a crow each scheme to capture the other in order to claim a $5000 reward for a wanted animal, which is instead intended for the capture of a notorious wolf. 10 x 8 inches… Read more
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cover of Return of the Bad Men (Original pressbook for the 1948 film)

Return of the Bad Men (Original pressbook for the 1948 film)

by Ray Enright (director); Jack Natteford, Luci Ward, Charles O'Neal (screenwriters); Randolph Scott, Robert Ryan, Anne Jeffreys, George "Gabby" Hayes (starring)

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Published
1948
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Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1948. Vintage pressbook for the 1948 film. Sequel to "Badman's Territory" (1946). While fighting outlaws, an Oklahoma town marshal falls into forbidden love with a beautiful desperado. Eight pages. 11 x 17 inches. Very Good plus overall. Pitts 3383.
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cover of Edward, My Son (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

Edward, My Son (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

by George Cukor (director); Robert Morley, Noel Langley (play); Donald Ogden Stewart (screenwriter); Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter (starring)

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Published
1949
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. Based on the 1947 play by Noel Langley and Robert Morley. A businessman's attempts to shelter his son from the world mask his own ambition, greed, and desire to protect his family name. Twelve pages, saddle stitched, 12.25 x 17 inches. Very Good… Read more
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Edward, My Son (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

by George Cukor (director); Robert Morley, Noel Langley (play); Donald Ogden Stewart (screenwriter); Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter (starring)

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1949
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. Based on the 1947 play by Noel Langley and Robert Morley. A businessman's attempts to shelter his son from the world mask his own ambition, greed, and desire to protect his family name. Twelve pages, saddle stitched, 12.25 x 17 inches. Very Good… Read more
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Edward, My Son (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

by George Cukor (director); Robert Morley, Noel Langley (play); Donald Ogden Stewart (screenwriter); Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter (starring)

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Published
1949
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. Based on the 1947 play by Noel Langley and Robert Morley. A businessman's attempts to shelter his son from the world mask his own ambition, greed, and desire to protect his family name. Twelve pages, saddle stitched, 12.25 x 17 inches. Very Good… Read more
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Edward, My Son (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

by George Cukor (director); Robert Morley, Noel Langley (play); Donald Ogden Stewart (screenwriter); Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter (starring)

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Published
1949
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. Based on the 1947 play by Noel Langley and Robert Morley. A businessman's attempts to shelter his son from the world mask his own ambition, greed, and desire to protect his family name. Twelve pages, saddle stitched, 12.25 x 17 inches. Very Good,… Read more
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Holiday Affair (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

by Don Hartman (director); Isobel Lennart (screenwriter); Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey (starring)

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Published
1949
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Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. A veteran begins working at a New York department store in the weeks before Christmas, and begins a relationship with a comparative shopper for a rival store. An unusually benign role for actor Robert Mitchum, who purportedly took the part in order to rehabilitate his… Read more
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Original pressbook for the 1949 film)

by Bing; Crosby Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash (starring); Washington Irving (story); Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney (directors); Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler (screenwriters)

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Published
1949
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Burbank, CA: Buena Vista / Walt Disney Productions, 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. Based on the classic 1820 gothic short story by Washington Irving. Originally released in the package film with the short film "The Wind in the Willows." One leaf, bifold, 12 x 12 inches. Very Good plus overall.
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cover of The Life of Riley (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

The Life of Riley (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by Irving Brecher (director, screenwriter); Groucho Marx (story); William Bendix, Rosemary DeCamp, James Gleason, Bill Goodwin (starring)

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Published
1948
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N.p.: Brecher Productions, 1948. Final Shooting script for the 1949 film. Copy belonging to uncredited editor Walter Thompson, with his name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper and his holograph pencil annotations throughout. The daughter of a factory worker causes an uproar in her family when she announces her engagement to her father's boss' son. Notable… Read more
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cover of Kidnapped (Original screenplay for the 1948 film, copy belonging to uncredited script supervisor Ilona Vas)

Kidnapped (Original screenplay for the 1948 film, copy belonging to uncredited script supervisor Ilona Vas)

by Robert Louis Stevenson (novel); William Beaudine (director); Scott Darling (screenwriter); Roddy McDowall, Sue England, Dan O'Herlihy (starring)

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Published
1948
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Hollywood: Lindsley Parsons Productions, 1948. Lined Draft script for the 1948 film, copy belonging to uncredited script supervisor Ilona Vas. Front wrapper with an orange label with the annotation "Cutter's Script / Do not remove from files." Annotations on recto and verso of all but four pages, in holograph graphite, red, and blue pencil, yellow wax pencil, and green… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Paul Muni, circa 1930s

Original photograph of Paul Muni, circa 1930s

by Paul Muni (subject)

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Published
1930
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1930. Vintage studio still photograph of actor Paul Muni, circa 1930s. Provenance stamp on the verso. Austro-Hungarian-born stage and film actor Paul Muni was considered to have been one of Warner Brothers' most prestigious players of the 1930s, granted the rare privilege of choosing his own roles, including his most famous performance as… Read more
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cover of The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival (Original pressbook for the 1947 film)

The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival (Original pressbook for the 1947 film)

by Bernard; Carr Harve Foster (directors); Arnold Belgard, Dorothy Davenport, Jack Jevne, Mary McCarthy, Robert F. McGowan, Hal Roach Jr. (screenwriters); Frances Rafferty, Larry Olsen, Dale Belding, Eilene Janssen (starring)

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Published
1947
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1947. Vintage pressbook for the 1947 film. A feature-length film composed of two short films by noted director and producer Hal Roach, "Curley" and "The Fabulous Joe." 14 pages, saddle stitched, 11 x 17 inches. Very Good plus overall.
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cover of Archive of promotional materials from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, 1947-1948

Archive of promotional materials from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, 1947-1948

by [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer] Erle Kenton

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Published
1948
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Archive of promotional material from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films released between 1947 and 1948, including pressbook pages and promotional photographs. Housed in a fabric binder with the MGM logo on the front, and the name of MGM executive, "E.W. Kenton," at the bottom right corner. Represented in the archive are "This Time… Read more
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