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cover of Die kleine Stadt will schlafen gehn [The Little Town Will Go to Sleep] (Original program for the 1954 German film)

Die kleine Stadt will schlafen gehn [The Little Town Will Go to Sleep] (Original program for the 1954 German film)

by Hans H. König (director, screenwriter); Hans Lacmüller (screenwriter); Gustav Fröhlich, Jester Naefe, Helen Vita, Herbert Hübner (starring)

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1954
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N.p.: Prisma, 1954. Vintage program for the 1954 German film. Text and titles in German. A bag of compromising correspondence disappears in a small town, leading a local sculptor to use the opportunity to play a prank. Shot on location in Limburg an der Lahn. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold. Near Fine.
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cover of The Poacher [Die große Schuld des Berghofbauern] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

The Poacher [Die große Schuld des Berghofbauern] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

by Alfred Lehner (director, screenwriter); Karl Fischer, Franz Grohmann, Hanns Marschall, Jürgen von Alten (screenwriters); Renate Mannhardt, Kurt Heintel (starring)

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1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage program for the 1953 German film. Text and titles in German. A young man frames his older brother for killing a forest ranger after being caught poaching. The older brother takes the blame and is sent to prison for 22 years, only to discover after he is released that his former sweetheart has… Read more
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cover of Dein Herz ist meine Heimat [Your Heart is My Homeland] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

Dein Herz ist meine Heimat [Your Heart is My Homeland] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

by Thea von Harbou (screenwriter); Richard Haussler (director); Irmgard Wurmbrand (novel); Inge Egger, Viktor Staal, Erwin Ray, Heinrich Gretler (starring)

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1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage program for the 1953 German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1947 novel "Tauerngold" by Irmgard Wurmbrand. A young teacher is sexually assaulted by a wealthy sawmill owner, and later learns that she is pregnant. In order to save her from shame, her assaulter's brother agrees to marry her, and… Read more
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cover of Skandal in der Botschaft [Scandal at the Embassy] (Original program for the 1950 West German film)

Skandal in der Botschaft [Scandal at the Embassy] (Original program for the 1950 West German film)

by Erik Ode (director); Georg Fraser (play); Karl Peter Gillmann (screenwriter); Viktor de Kowa, Jeanette Schultze, Andrews Engelmann, Fritz Rasp (starring)

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1950
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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage program for the 1950 West German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the twentieth century play "Ein anständiger Mensch" ["A Good Man"] by Georg Fraser. A thief is offered freedom if he will use his lockpicking skills on behalf of the government, to crack a safe at the embassy of a… Read more
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cover of Regina Amstetten (Original program for the 1954 German film)

Regina Amstetten (Original program for the 1954 German film)

by Kurt Neumann (director); Ernst Wiechert (novel); Kurt E. Walter (screenwriter); Luise Ullrich, Carl Raddatz, Carl Esmond (starring)

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1954
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N.p.: N.p., 1954. Vintage program for the 1954 German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1932 novel by Ernst Wiechert. A widowed woman falls in love with a piano player and spends the night with him out of wedlock, only for him to die shortly thereafter in a car accident. She discovers that she… Read more
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cover of Die Küpplerin [Das vierte Gebot] (Original program for the 1950 German film)

Die Küpplerin [Das vierte Gebot] (Original program for the 1950 German film)

by Eduard von Borsody (director); Ludwig Anzengruber (play); Friedrich Schreyvogel (screenwriter); Attila Hörbiger, Dagny Servaes, Inge Egger, Alfred Neugebauer (starring)

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1950
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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage program for the 1950 German film, seen here under the working title "Das vierte Gebot." Text and titles in German. Based on the 1880s play by Ludwig Anzengruber. A formerly prosperous craftsman finds his trade increasingly irrelevant as industrialization hits Europe. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold. About Near Fine.
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cover of Die Wirtin zur Goldenen Krone [The Keeper of the Golden Crown] (Original program for the 1955 German film)

Die Wirtin zur Goldenen Krone [The Keeper of the Golden Crown] (Original program for the 1955 German film)

by Theo Lingen (director, starring); Hugo Maria Kritz (screenwriter); Paula Wessely, Christiane Hörbiger, Max Brod (starring)

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1955
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N.p.: Union Film, 1955. Vintage program for the 1955 German film. Text and titles in German. Comic mishaps ensue when a small town innkeeper is mistaken for a wealthy princess, particularly troubling for the innkeeper's daughter. Set in Sonnenthurn-Weißenfels and shot on location in Hainburg. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold. About Near Fine. … Read more
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cover of Die Mücke [The Mosquito] (Original program for the 1954 German film)

Die Mücke [The Mosquito] (Original program for the 1954 German film)

by Walter Reisch (director, screenwriter); Hilde Krahl, Margot Hielscher, Gustav Knuth, Bernhard Wicki (starring)

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1954
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N.p.: N.p., 1954. Vintage program for the 1954 German film. Text and titles in German. A German spy finds herself in debt to the man who saved her life during the Spanish Civil War years before, leading her into the dangerous world of illegal weapons smuggling. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold. Near Fine.
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cover of Der weißblaue Löwe [The Blue and White Lion] (Original program for the 1952 West German film)

Der weißblaue Löwe [The Blue and White Lion] (Original program for the 1952 West German film)

by Olf Fischer, Werner Jacobs (directors, screenwriters); Wastl Witt, Elise Aulinger, Lore Frisch (starring)

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1952
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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage program for the 1952 West German film. Text and titles in German. A comedy about the experiences of Josef Filsner, an average farmer who is convinced to run for local parliament, despite his complete lack of education and understanding of politics. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold. Near Fine.
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cover of Die Magd von Heiligenblut [The Maid of Heiligenblut] (Original program for the 1956 Austrian film)

Die Magd von Heiligenblut [The Maid of Heiligenblut] (Original program for the 1956 Austrian film)

by Alfred Lehner (director, screenwriter); Kurt Eigl (screenwriter); Alice Graf, Erich Auer, Inge Konradi, Lucie English (starring)

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1956
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N.p.: Farbfilm, 1956. Vintage program for the 1956 Austrian film. Text and titles in German. Two landowning families plan to unite their estates through the marriage of their children, but the eldest son loves the maid, an orphaned woman named Maria. Shot on location in Heiligenblut am Großglockner and Virgen. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold.… Read more
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cover of Herr über Leben und Tod [Man in Life and Death] (Original program for the 1955 film)

Herr über Leben und Tod [Man in Life and Death] (Original program for the 1955 film)

by Victor Vicas (director); Frederic Grendel (screenwriter); Maria Schell, Ivan Desny, Wilhelm Borchert (starring)

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1955
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N.p.: Gloria Filmverlein, 1955. Vintage program for the 1955 German film. Text and titles in German. A doctor reflects on his troubled marriage, remembering their disabled child, his wife's pain at feeling abandoned in their life together, and her eventual affair with another doctor. Shot on location in Berlin and Brittany. 7.25 x 10.5… Read more
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cover of Die schöne Tölzerin [The Beautiful Troll] (Original program for the 1952 German film)

Die schöne Tölzerin [The Beautiful Troll] (Original program for the 1952 German film)

by Richard Haussler (director); Peter Ostermayr (screenwriter); Inge Cornelius, Franziska Kinz, Willy Rösner, Paul Richter (starring)

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1951
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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage program for the 1952 German film. Text and titles in German. In 18th century Bavaria, a woman gives birth to an illegitimate child, but is shielded from becoming the subject of gossip in her small town by her aunt, a winemaker. She later enjoys a romance with a soldier in the Austrian and Hungarian… Read more
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cover of Der Fidele Bauer [The Merry Farmer] (Original program for the 1951 Austrian film)

Der Fidele Bauer [The Merry Farmer] (Original program for the 1951 Austrian film)

by George Marischka (director); Leo Fall (play); Hubert Marischka, Rudolf Austrian (screenwriters); Paul Hörbiger, Erich Auer, Heinrich Gretler, Helli Servi (starring)

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1951
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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage program for the 1951 Austrian film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1907 operetta by Leo Fall. A cheerful, poor farmer wants his son to become a doctor, but his son is interested in music instead. Shot on location in Vienna and Tyrol. 7.25 x 10.5 inches.… Read more
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cover of Die Mitternachtsvenus [The Midnight Venus] (Original program for the 1951 German film)

Die Mitternachtsvenus [The Midnight Venus] (Original program for the 1951 German film)

by Ferdinand Dörfler (director); Werner Illing (screenwriter); Theo Lingen, Paul Kemp, Maria Andergast (starring)

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1951
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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage program for the 1951 German film. Text and titles in German. An inventive small-town tailor rises to international success with his daring and unusual designs. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold. About Near Fine.
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cover of Das Mädchen vom Pfarrhof [The Girl of the Vicarage] (Original program for the 1955 Austrian film)

Das Mädchen vom Pfarrhof [The Girl of the Vicarage] (Original program for the 1955 Austrian film)

by Alfred Lehner (director); Ludwig Anzengruber (play); Hans Schott-Schöbinger (novel); Kurt Eigl (screenwriter); Helene Thimig, Ernst Hofbauer, Waltraut Haas (starring)

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1955
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N.p.: Farbfilm, 1955. Vintage program for the 1955 Austrian film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1870 play "Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld" by Ludwig Anzengruber. An orphaned girl starts working as a maid for a kind young pastor, but their close relationship soon raises suspicions of impropriety in their small town. 7.25 x 10.5… Read more
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cover of Die Herrin vom Sölderhof [The Mistress of Solderhof] (Original program for the 1955 West German film)

Die Herrin vom Sölderhof [The Mistress of Solderhof] (Original program for the 1955 West German film)

by Jürgen von Alten (director, screenwriter); Franz Grohmann (screenwriter); Ilse Werner, Viktor Staal, Harald Maresch (starring)

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1955
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N.p.: N.p., 1955. Vintage program for the 1955 West German film. Text and titles in German. A young woman who runs a hotel falls in love with a doctor who has recently returned from being a prisoner of war, but his dedication to his work threatens to tear them apart. Shot on location in Baden-Baden,… Read more
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cover of Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

by Barbara Hale, Richard Greene (starring); Phil Karlson (director); R.D. Blackmore (novel); George Bruce, Jesse Lasky Jr., Richard Schayer (screenwriters)

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1946
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Culver City, CA: Edward Small Productions, 1946. First Estimating script for the 1951 film. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name on the bottom right corner of the front board. Based on the classic 1869 novel by R.D. Blackmore, about a young woman whose… Read more
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cover of Valentino [Rudolph Valentino] (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

Valentino [Rudolph Valentino] (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

by Eleanor Parker, Anthony Dexter (starring); Lewis Allen (director); George Bruce (screenwriter)

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1946
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Culver City, CA: Edward Small Productions, 1946. Revised Fourth Draft script for the 1951 film, seen here under the working title "Rudolph Valentino." Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name on the bottom right corner of the front board. Holograph pencil check marks on several pages. … Read more
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cover of Josef the Chaste [Der Keusche Josef] (Original program for the 1953 West German film)

Josef the Chaste [Der Keusche Josef] (Original program for the 1953 West German film)

by Carl Boese (director); Franz Arnold, Ernst Bach (play); Vineta Bastian-Klinger (screenwriter); Ludwig Schmitz, Waltraut Haas, Renate Mannhardt (starring)

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1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage program for the 1953 German film. Text and titles in German. Not to be confused with the 1930 German film of the same name directed by Georg Jacoby. Based on the 1927 play "Unter Geschäftsaufsicht" by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach. A crusty accountant is sent to Berlin to undercover a case of potential… Read more
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cover of Wenn eine Fraü liebt [When a Woman Loves] (Original program for the 1950 film)

Wenn eine Fraü liebt [When a Woman Loves] (Original program for the 1950 film)

by Wolfgang Liebeneiner (director); Charlotte Rissmann (play); Felix von Eckardt (screenwriter); Hilde Krahl, Johannes Heesters, Mathias Wieman (starring)

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1950
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N.p.: Herzog Film, 1950. Vintage program for the 1950 West German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the twentieth century play "Don't Promise Me Anything," by Charlotte Rissmann. The wife of a talented artist sells his paintings by posing as the artist in order to make ends meet, but is forced to reveal her deception… Read more
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