1970s Cinema from Royal Books, Inc.

cover of Archive of material belonging to sexploitation director and producer Don Schain, including 16 original screenplays, 80 set photographs, legal correspondence, fan mail, and production documents

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N.p.: N.p., 2000. Substantial archive of material belonging to noted sexploitation director and producer Don Schain. Included in the archive are 16 draft scripts for produced and unproduced films, approximately 80 color and black-and-white photographs of Schain with his wife Cheri Caffaro and other cast and crew members on the set, and an abundance of production material, including legal… Read more
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cover of Against a Crooked Sky (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

Against a Crooked Sky (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by Earl Bellamy (director); Douglas C. Stewart, Eleanor Lamb (screenwriters); Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon (starring)

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1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for the 1975 film, copy belonging to actor Gordon Hanson, with his name, his character's name, and the page numbers on which his character appears, in holograph ink on the top right of the front wrapper, with a single annotation in holograph ink of a check on page 69, where the character first appears.… Read more
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cover of Emmanuelle Around the World (Two original photographs from the 1977 film)

Emmanuelle Around the World (Two original photographs from the 1977 film)

by Sylvia Kristel (starring); François Leterrier (director, screenwriter); Monique Lange (screenwriter)

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Published
1977
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Amsterdam: Filmtrust TV, 1977. Two vintage borderless color reference photographs from the 1977 film. One with the stamp of Filmtrust TV on the verso, and both with annotations in holograph ink. Emmanuelle, now working as a journalist, writes a report on a guru who claims to have achieved the ultimate orgasm, before heading to China to investigate a… Read more
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cover of Taking Off (Collection of six original photographs from the 1971 film)

Taking Off (Collection of six original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Milo Forman (director, screenwriter); John Guare, Jean-Claude Carrière, John Klein (screenwriter); Lynn Carlin, Buck Henry, Georgia Engel (starring)

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1971
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1971. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1971 film. Printed mimeo snipes affixed to the versos, and several with Rank Organization stamps. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Milo Forman's first film made in the US. A suburban couple return home one evening to find… Read more
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cover of Kramer Versus [Vs.] Kramer (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

Kramer Versus [Vs.] Kramer (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Robert Benton (director, screenwriter); Avery Corman (novel); Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams (starring)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Revised Fourth Draft script for the 1979 film. Copy belonging to noted New York Times theatre critic and cultural writer Mel Gussow, with his name in holograph ink on the title page, along with a notation indicating copy No. 47. Based on Avery Corman's 1977 novel, about a divorced couple fighting a custody battle… Read more
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cover of Das Todesmagazin oder: Wie werde ich ein Blumentopf [Death Magazine: or How to Be a Flowerpot] (Original German poster for the 1979 film)

Das Todesmagazin oder: Wie werde ich ein Blumentopf [Death Magazine: or How to Be a Flowerpot] (Original German poster for the 1979 film)

by Rosa von Praunheim (director, screenwriter); Al Goldstein, Helen Adam, James Chance (starring)

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Published
1979
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N.p.: Verleih Filmwelt, 1979. Vintage German A1 poster for the 1979 film. Documentary by famed German gay activist and filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim, about the ill-conceived and short lived "Death" magazine, founded by "Screw" magazine founder and publisher Al Goldstein. Goldstein, who reveled in his sleaze image, launched his most outrageous publication, "Death" magazine, in 1979, but a… Read more
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cover of Fiona [Hardcore] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1977 film)

Fiona [Hardcore] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1977 film)

by James Kenelm Clarke (director, screenwriter); Michael Robson (screenwriter); Anthony Steel, David Cole, Fiona Richmond (starring)

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Published
1977
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Amsterdam: Universal Film Agency, 1977. Collection of three vintage reference photographs (including two bordered black-and-white and one borderless color photographs) and one vintage press photograph from the 1977 film. Printed label of Universal Film Agency in Amsterdam affixed to the versos. A heavily fictionalized autobiography of British adult film actress Fiona Richmond, starring Richmond herself. … Read more
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cover of Creatures the World Forgot (Original photograph of Julie Ege and Tony Bonner from the 1971 film)

Creatures the World Forgot (Original photograph of Julie Ege and Tony Bonner from the 1971 film)

by Don Chaffey (director); Michael Carreras (screenwriter); Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John (starring)

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Published
1971
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1971 film. Provenance stamp on the verso. In the Stone Age, two brothers battle for leadership of their tribe after the former leader is killed in an earthquake. The fourth and last film in Hammer's "Cave Girl" series, preceded by "One Million Years B.C." (1966),… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Frederick Wiseman, 1977

Original photograph of Frederick Wiseman, 1977

by Frederick Wiseman (subject); Ray Lussier (photographer)

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Published
1968
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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Vintage photograph of noted documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman editing film in 1977. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, with a date stamp reading OCT 11 1977. In 1977 Wiseman released "Canal Zone," a documentary about the inhabitants of the Panama Canal Zone that examined the operation of the canal and its impact on… Read more
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cover of Cinderella (Collection of three original photographs from the 1977 adult film)

Cinderella (Collection of three original photographs from the 1977 adult film)

by Michael Pataki (director); Frank Ray Perilli (screenwriter); Cheryl Smith, Yana Nirvana, Marilyn Corwin (starring)

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Published
1977
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Amsterdam: Cupido Films, 1977. Collection of three vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1977 adult film. Stamp of Cupido Films on the versos. An adult retelling of the classic fairy tale, about a woman who seeks the aid of her gay best friend in gaining sexual prowess in order to win over her Prince Charming. … Read more
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cover of A Warm December (Original photograph from the 1973 film)

A Warm December (Original photograph from the 1973 film)

by Sidney Poitier (director, starring); Lawrence Roman (screenwriter); Ester Anderson, Yvette Curtis, George Baker (starring)

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Published
1973
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Buckinghamshire: Pinewood Studios, 1973. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1973 film, showing director Sidney Poitier and a camera crew filming a scene with Yvette Curtis on location in Trafalgar Square. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. A recently widowed African American doctor and his daughter spend a month-long vacation in London, where he falls in… Read more
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cover of Shojo, wakazuma, mibôjin: Teisô gôtô [Virgin / Young Wife / Widow Rape] (Collection of six original photographs from the 1974 Japanese film)

Shojo, wakazuma, mibôjin: Teisô gôtô [Virgin / Young Wife / Widow Rape] (Collection of six original photographs from the 1974 Japanese film)

by Tatsuo Honda (director); Kôzô Uchida (screenwriter); Kenji Miyase, Midori Shirakawa, Hijiri Abe (starring)

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Published
1974
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Tokyo: Toei, 1974. Collection of six vintage borderless studio still photographs from the 1974 Japanese pinku [pink] film. 6 x 4.5 inches. Near Fine.
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cover of Superchick [Supergirl] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

Superchick [Supergirl] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Joyce Jillison, Louis Quinn (starring); Ed Forsyth (director); Gary Crutcher (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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Hollywood: Marimark, 1972. Revised Final Shooting Draft script for the 1973 film, here under the working title "Supergirl." Copy belonging to story writer John Burrows, with his name in holograph ink annotation on the front wrapper and his annotations throughout. An attractive, free-spirited flight attendant with boyfriends in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles unwittingly becomes involved… Read more
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cover of Triptych (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Triptych (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by John Melson (screenwriter); John Anderson (writer)

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Published
1972
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Madrid, Spain: The Monovox Company, 1972. Draft script for an unproduced film. A mysterious man posing as an artist is luring young women to his apartment in 1936 Madrid, where he asks them to pose and then kills them and takes their photo. Forty years later, a young woman is living in the apartment these unspeakable acts… Read more
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cover of Ironside: Too Many Victims (Original screenplay for the 1970 television episode)

Ironside: Too Many Victims (Original screenplay for the 1970 television episode)

by Corey Allen (director); Irv Pearlberg (screenwriter); Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson, Don Mitchell (starring)

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Published
1970
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Universal City: Universal Studios, 1970. Draft script for "Too Many Victims," the ninth episode of the fourth season of the crime drama television series "Ironside," which originally aired on November 12, 1970 on NBC. A long-running series featuring the eponymous Robert T. Ironside, a wheelchair-bound investigative consultant for the San Francisco police department. In "Too Many Victims," the… Read more
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cover of Yanks (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

Yanks (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by John Schlesinger (director); Colin Welland, Walter Bernstein (screenwriters); Richard Gere, Lisa Eichhorn, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane (starring)

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Published
1979
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 15 black and white photographs, and 17 gatherings of promotional reading material. A group of rowdy Americans soldiers living on an army base in the UK are distrusted by the native British men, who dislike the Americans' skill at romancing the… Read more
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cover of Escalofrio diabolico (Original poster for the 1971 film)

Escalofrio diabolico (Original poster for the 1971 film)

by Jorge Martin as George Martin (director, screenwriter, starring); Daniel Ceballos, Jose Maria Elorrieta (screenwriters); Patty Shepard, Mariano Vidal Molina (starring)

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Published
1971
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Spain: Hispamex Films, 1971. Vintage poster for the 1971 Spanish film. A man fakes his brother's death in a car accident, and chains him in the basement in order to sacrifice him to Satan and inherit the family's estate. Mayhem ensues when his brother's fiancee show up, and the brother escapes. 27.5 x 39 inches,… Read more
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cover of The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (Original screenplay for the 1976 British film)

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (Original screenplay for the 1976 British film)

by Kris Kristofferson, Sarah Miles (starring); Yukio Mishima (novel); Lewis John Carlino (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1974
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N.p.: N.p., 1974. First Draft script for the 1976 British film. Based on the 1963 Japanese novel by Yukio Mishima. A widowed woman with a 14-year-old son begins dating the second officer on a merchant ship. Enraged and jealous, the son plans to kill the sailor with the help of his group of friends, a violent gang… Read more
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cover of Happy Birthday, Wanda June (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

Happy Birthday, Wanda June (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (screenwriter); Rod Steiger, Susannah York (starring); Mark Robson (director)

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Published
1971
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Draft script for the 1971 film. Based on Kurt Vonnegut's 1952 play. An open homage to Homer's "Odyssey," wherein a big game hunter returns home after eight years away only to discover he has been declared legally dead, his wife has two suitors, and his twelve year-old son is the only… Read more
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cover of The Man Who Would Be King (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

The Man Who Would Be King (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); Anthony Veiller (screenwriter); Rudyard Kipling (novella); Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey (starring)

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Published
1964
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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Draft script for the 1975 film. With holograph ink annotations on the front wrapper noting the name and address of independent film producer Ray Stark, who made five films with John Huston. Based on Rudyard Kipling's 1888 novella about two British adventurers who give up their English ways to become kings in a remote part… Read more
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