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The Revolt of the Slaves (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Malasomma, Nunzio (director); Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (novel); Stefano Strucchi, Duccio Tessari (screenwriters); Rhonda Fleming, Lang Jeffries, Ettore Manni, Fernando Rey, Serge Gainsbourg (starring)

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1960
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$65.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1960. Collection of ten vintage studio still photographs from the 1960 film. "The Revolt of the Slaves" is based on the 1854 novel "Fabiola, or the Church of the Catacombs" by English Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman and set in 4th century AD Rome during Christian persecution under Roman Emperor Diocletian. Claudia (Rhonda… Read more
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John Lair's Renfro Valley Barn Dance (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Lair, John, Robert Sullivan, Robert Schuler (screenwriters); William R. Johnson (director); Red Brigham, Old Joe Clark, Russ Fisher, Joe Fisher, Farmer Sisters (starring)

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Published
1966
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$325.00

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N.p.: Seven Arts Pictures, 1966. Collection of 14 vintage studio still photographs from the 1966 film in their original brown paper sleeve stamped "RENFRO VALLEY BARN DANCE A SET 14 Stills." The "Renfro Valley Barn Dance" began as a radio show in Cincinnati in 1937, a labor of love by its creator John Lair. Two years… Read more
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Revenge of the Gladiators (Collection of 19 original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Lupo, Michele (director); Lionello De Felice, Ernesto Guida (screenwriters); Roger Brown, Scilla Gabel, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Daniele Vargas (starring)

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Published
1964
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1964. Collection of 19 vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film. Released in the U.S. under the title "Revenge of the Gladiators," it was originally released in Italy under the title "La vendetta di Spartacus" or "The Revenge of Spartacus," which it is also known by. "Revenge of the Gladiators" was the first… Read more
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Midnight Cowboy (Original screenplay for the 1969 film, working copy belonging to still photographer Ron Munkasci)

by Schlesinger, John (director); Waldo Salt (screenwriter); James Leo Herlihy (novel);Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight (starring)

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Published
1969
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$4,500.00

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New York: Jerome Hellman Productions, 1969. Draft script for the 1969 film. Copy belonging to the film's still photographer Ron Munkasci, with this name in red holograph ink at the top right corner of the title page. A classic of the New Hollywood cinema, based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. A… Read more
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Dime With a Halo (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Sagal, Boris (director); Laszlo Vanay, Hans Wilhelm (screenwriters); BarBara Luna, Rafael Lopez, Roger Mobley, Paul Langton (starring)

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Published
1962
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1962. Draft script for the 1963 film. Four street urchins bet weekly on the horse races and decide to steal a dime from the church one week in order to allow Jesus to be a partner in their scheme. They win an exorbitant amount, only to have the winning ticket float away… Read more
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The Devil's Brigade (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by McLaglen, Andrew V. (director); Robert H. Adleman, George Walton (book); William Roberts (screenwriter); William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards (starring)

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Published
1968
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$350.00

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N.p.: Wolper Pictures, 1968. Revised Draft script for the 1968 film. Based on the book of the same name by Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton. Based on the 1966 book by Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, in turn based on the true story of a specially trained unit of misfit American and… Read more
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The Leech Woman (Vintage photograph from the 1960 film)

by Dein, Edward (director); David Duncan (screenwriter); Coleen Gray, Grant Williams, Phillip Terry, Gloria Talbott (starring)

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Published
1960
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$15.00

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Universal City, CA: Unviersal International Pictures, 1960. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1960 film. Mimeo snipe affixed on the verso. Based on a story by Ben Pivar and Francis Rosenwald. A doctor journeys to Africa with his wife, hoping to obtain an anti-aging drug promised him by a native woman. 8 x 10 inches. Very… Read more
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Il Deserto Rosso (First Edition)

by Antonioni, Michelangelo (author); Carlo di Carlo (editor)

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Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
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Rocca di San Casciano, Italy: Cappelli, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. Text in Italian. The screenplay and affiliated commentary for the 1960 film, illustrated with black and white film stills and production photographs. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Boards lightly bowed, with a vintage bookseller's price sticker to the rear pastedown. Jacket… Read more
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by Annakin, Ken (director); Josef Shaftel (story); Sy Salkowitz (screenwriter); Vittorio De Sica, Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Edward G. Robinson (starring)

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Published
1965
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$550.00

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Hollywood: Berkshire Productions, 1965. Draft script for the 1968 film, with titled written on front wrapper very boldly in holograph marker, script containing a few copied annotations, striking dialogue and altering actions. From an original story from producer and director Josef Shaftel. When no one will pay the ransom for the return of retired Mob Boss… Read more
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High and Low [Tengoku to Jigoku] (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Kurosawa, Akira (director, screenwriter); Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima, Eijiro Hisaita (screenwriters); Evan Hunter (as Ed McBain) (novel); Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyoko Kagawa (starring)

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Published
1962
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$4,500.00

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1962. Draft script for the 1963 film. Text and titles in Japanese. A legendary Japanese noir, based on American author Ed McBain's 1959 novel "King's Ransom." A wealthy industrialist is contacted by a gang of crooks who inform him that they have kidnapped his son, and are holding him hostage in exchange for an enormous ransom. The industrialist… Read more
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Red Beard [Akahige] (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)

by Kurosawa, Akira (director, screenwriter); Masato Ide, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima (screenwriters); Toshiro Mifune, Tsutomu Yamazaki (starring)

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Published
1963
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Tokyo: Kurosawa Production Co, 1963. Draft script for the 1965 Japanese film, preceding the release by nearly two years. Text and titles in Japanese. Based on Shugoro Yamamoto's short story collection "Akahige Shinryotan". Toshiro Mifune's final film with director Akira Kurosawa, considered one of the director's masterpieces, following a small-town doctor and his new intern, a highly… Read more
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When A Woman Ascends the Stairs (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

by Naruse, Mikio (director); Ryuzo Kikushima (screenwriter); Hideko Takamine, Masajuki Mori (starring)

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Published
1960
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$3,500.00

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Tokyo: Toho Company, 1960. Draft script for the 1960 film. With the stamp of cast/crew member Takahashi Toshihiro to the page edges, and holograph ink annotations to the rear wrapper. Text and titles in Japanese. A film that hastened modernity into Japanese films of the 1960s, particularly with respect to the idea of the independent woman. A young,… Read more
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Madadayo (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Kurosawa, Akira (director); Michael DeForrest (novel); Tomomi Tsukasa (screenwriter); Michiko Sakyo, Yuichi Minato, Akihiko Kanbara, Naomi Tani (starring)

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Published
1992
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$875.00

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Tokyo: Dentsu Music and Entertainment, 1992. Draft script for the 1993 film. Based on the essays by Hyakken Uchida. Following World War II, a retired professor finds late in life that his quality of life is greatly reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with a group of his adoring students.… Read more
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When the Boys Meet the Girls [Girl Crazy] (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)

by Ganzer. Alvin (director); Guy Bolton, Jack McGowan (musical); Robert E. Kent (screenwriter); Connie Francis, Harve Presnell, Peter Noone (starring)

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Published
1965
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1965. Draft script for the 1965 film musical. Copy belonging to cinematographer Paul Vogel, with "Camera" written in holograph pencil at the top right corner of the front wrapper. Laid in is a 17 page shooting schedule, under the title "Girl Crazy," dated 7-13-65. Based on the 1930 musical "Girl Crazy" by… Read more
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Riot on Sunset Strip (Original screenplay for the 1967 film)

by Dreifuss, Arthur (director); Orville H. Hampton (screenwriter); Aldo Ray, Mimsy Farmer, Michael Evans (starring)

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Published
1966
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$425.00

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N.p.: Four Leaf Productions, 1966. Draft script for the 1967 film, belonging to cinematographer Paul Vogel, with "Camera" written in holograph pencil at the top right corner of the front wrapper. Script preceded by a thirteen page shooting schedule, dated 12-7-66, with holograph annotations in ink and pencil, including the name of lead actor Aldo Ray added to the… Read more
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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by Miller, Robert Ellis (director); Carson McCullers (novel); Thomas C. Ryan (screenwriter); Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Laurinda Barrett, Stacy Keach (starring)

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Published
1963
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$2,200.00

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N.p.: The Landau Company, 1963. Draft script for the 1968 film. As early as 1950 there was talk of adapting Carson McCullers' 1940 debut novel "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" for the screen. In 1963 producer David Susskind took over Jose Quintero's attempt at adapting the novel, which began two years earlier with a script from… Read more
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The Wild, Wild Planet (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Margheriti, Antonio (director); Ivan Reiner, Renato Moretti (screenwriters); Tony Russell, Lisa Gastoni, Massimo Serato (starring)

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Published
1966
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$175.00

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N.p.: Mercury Film International, 1966. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1966 film. "The Wild, Wild Planet," was the first film in Antonio Margheriti's "Gamma One Quadrilogy," followed by "The War of the Planets" (1966), "War Between the Planets" (1966) and "The Snow Devils" (1967) which uniquely established the Italian space and sci-fi genre of the… Read more
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Venus in Furs (Two original photographs from the US release of the 1969 film)

by Franco, Jess [Jesus] (director, screenwriter); Malvin Wald (screenwriter); James Darren, Barbara McNair, Maria Rohm, Klaus Kinski (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: Commonwealth United Entertainment, 1970. Two vintage studio still photographs from the US release of the 1969 film. Not to be confused with the Massimo Dallamano film from the same year. Dallamano's psychedelic, sexploitative take on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's infamous 1870 novella "Venus in Furs," also released under the titles "Devil in the Flesh" and "Fire in the… Read more
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The Gun Hawk (Original shooting schedule for the 1963 film)

by Ludwig, Edward (director); Richard Bernstein, Max Steeber (story); Jo Heims (screenwriter); Rory Calhoun, Rod Cameron, Ruta Lee (starring)

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Published
1963
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Twenty-page Shooting schedule for the 1963 film, dated February 12, 1963, with strikes through in holograph pencil on all but two pages, and several annotations in holograph ink regarding locations and shots. Aging gunman Rory Calhoun attempts to keep his control over a small town populated by outlaws. Shot on location in Bronson… Read more
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Boeing, Boeing [Boeing - Boeing] (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)

by Rich, John (director); Edward Anhalt (screenwriter); Marc Camoletti (play); Tony Curtis, Jerry Lewis (starring)

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Published
1963
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1963. Second Draft script for the 1965 film, here under the working title "Boeing - Boeing." With holograph ink annotations to the title page and page 107. Based on the 1965 French play. A libidinous American journalist living in Paris has three international stewardesses for girlfriends-each unaware of the others' existence, thanks to their… Read more
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