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Six Pack (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray (starring); Daniel Petrie (director); Mike Marvin, Alex Matter (screenwriters)

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Published
1982
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982. Final Shooting script for the 1982 film. A race car driver rescues a gang of orphaned children from the clutches of the corrupt county sheriff in a small Texas town. Set in Sweetwater, Texas, and shot on location in Buford, Suwanee, Powder Springs, Atlanta, and Jefferson, Georgia. Orange… Read more
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Hot Skins [Don't Worry, Doll, I'm Covered] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Joseph T. Longo (screenwriter)

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Published
1987
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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the script is a small typed note introducing the screenplay, addressed from agent Frank Taylor to casting agent Paul Kohner, and a copied certificate providing proof of registration with the Writer's Guild of America. Two idiot would-be robbers steal the wrong package from a mail truck… Read more
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Twilight Adventure (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Wes Craven (screenwriter); Veda Nayak (screenwriter)

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Published
1984
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Los Angeles: Inter-Cultural Films International, 1984. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film. With a single holograph annotation to the front wrapper. A very early work co-written by noted "master of horror" Wes Craven, dated the same year that his best-known film, "A Nightmare on Elm Street," was released. In this creature thriller, a young man must… Read more
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Nobody's Children (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Melissa Ford (screenwriter)

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Published
1989
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N.p.: N.p., 1989. Draft script for an unproduced film. A gang of orphaned Romani children used as pawns in criminal activities by gang members in Paris decide to keep the proceeds from their latest heist. Set in Paris. Blue untitled wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated… Read more
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The Tall Guy [Camden Town Boy] (Original screenplay for the 1989 film)

by Jeff Goldblum, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson (starring); Mel Smith (director); Richard Curtis (screenwriter)

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Published
1988
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London: Working Title Films, 1988. Revised Draft script for the 1989 film, here under the working title "Camden Town Boy." A comedian's assistant falls in love with a beautiful nurse, but their relationship grows strained when she suspects him of being unfaithful. Shot on location in London. Cream generic studio wrappers with a die-cut… Read more
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The Formula (Original screenplay for the 1980 film)

by George C. Scott Marlon Brando (starring); John G. Avildsen (director); Steve Shagan (screenwriter)

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Published
1979
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1979. Final Draft script for the 1980 film. Based on screenwriter Shagan's 1979 novel. Barney Caine (Scott) of the LAPD uncovers a formula for synthetic gasoline devised by the Nazis in WWII. A greedy and ruthless oil magnate, Adam Steiffel (Brando) and his company hear of the formula, and stop at nothing… Read more
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Toy Soldiers (Original screenplay for the 1984 film)

by David Fisher (director, screenwriter); Walter Fox (screenwriter); Tim Robbins, Jason Miller, Cleavon Little, Rodolfo de Anda (starring)

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Published
1983
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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Draft script for the 1984 film. With a single holograph ink annotation to the front wrapper noting the number 76. Seven American teenagers are captured by ransom-seeking terrorists while vacationing in Central America and find themselves forced to fight with the help of a mercenary to defend their lives. Set in Central America,… Read more
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One from the Heart (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Francis Ford Coppola (director, screenwriter); Armyan Bernstein (screenwriter); Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Lainie Kazan, Harry Dean Stanton (starring)

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Published
1981
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San Francisco: Zoetrope, 1981. Final Draft script for the 1981 musical film. Copy belonging to actress Lainie Kazan, with her name to the title page in holograph ink, and her holograph pencil annotations throughout. Laid in with the script is a single xerographically duplicated revision page with Kazan's holograph pencil and ink annotations, and an envelope for the Paradise… Read more
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Places in the Heart (Original photograph of John Malkovich from the 1984 film)

by John Malkovich, Sally Field, Ed Harris, Danny Glover (starring); Robert Benton (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1984
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Culver City, CA: TriStar, 1984. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1984 film, showing actor John Malkovich. With a printed mimeo snipe on the verso, along with several newspaper clippings showing the photograph in use, and the stamp of a newspaper archive. A recently widowed woman struggles to maintain her family farm and care for her two… Read more
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Roadhouse 66 [Roadhouse] (Original screenplay for the 1984 film)

by Willem Dafoe, Judge Reinhold, Kaaren Lee (starring); John Mark Robinson (director); Galen Lee, George Simpson (screenwriters)

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Published
1983
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Los Angeles: Roadhouse Productions, Inc, 1983. First Draft script for the 1984 film, here under the working title "Roadhouse. " While driving cross country down Route 66 to California, Beckman's (Judge Reinhold) car is shot at by three hoodlums. When he meets former rock and roll musician, Johnny Harte (Willem Dafoe), they decide to teach the hoodlums a… Read more
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A Fine Mess (Archive of five architectural blueprints for the 1986 film)

by Blake Edwards (director, screenwriter); Ted Danson, Howie Mandel, Richard Mulligan, Maria Conchita Alonso (starring)

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Published
1986
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1986. Archive of five original architectural blueprints for location shooting purposes relating to the 1986 comedy film. Each blueprint numbered one through five (out of five), labeled "Ext. Pazzo Mansion," with the Beverly Hills address of the house, and credits for director Blake Edwards, production designer Roger Maus, and others. The blueprints… Read more
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The Beastmaster (Collection of five original photographs of conceptual illustrations for the 1982 film)

by Don Coscarelli (director, screenwriter); Nikita Knatz (concept art); Paul Pepperman (screenwriter); Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos (starring)

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Published
1981
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1981. Collection of five vintage borderless color photographs of concept art illustrations for the 1982 film. Included is a typed letter signed, dated May 13, 1981, on Leisure Investments letterhead from producer Jeffry [sic] John Stein to Frank Capra Jr., then at Embassy Pictures. With a brief holograph ink annotation by Capra to the… Read more
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American Playhouse: A Flash of Green (Original screenplay for the 1986 television film)

by Victor Nunez (director, screenwriter); John D. MacDonald (novel); Ed Harris, Blair Brown, Richard Jordan, George Coe (starring)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Second Draft script for the eleventh episode of the fifth season of the anthology series "American Playhouse," which originally aired on April 21, 1986 on PBS. With a few small holograph ink and pencil annotations to the front wrapper and page I-3-25. A local reporter receives a hefty bribe by a corrupt county commissioner to… Read more
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An Impudent Girl [L'Effrontee] (Two original photographs from the 1985 film)

by Claude Miller (director, screenwriter); Luc Beraud, Bernard Stora, Annie Miller (screenwriters); Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn (starring)

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Published
1985
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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Two vintage borderless color reference photographs from the 1985 film, showing a young Charlotte Gainsbourg. A neglected thirteen-year-old girl from a working class neighborhood dreams of becoming the manager of her friend, a wealthy teenage piano prodigy vacationing nearby, but her hopes soon unravel when she is confronted with the reality of her friend's… Read more
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Family Ties: My Mother, My Friend [Elyse's New Friend] (Original screenplay for the 1986 episode)

by Gary David Goldberg (creator); Kate Boutilier (screenwriter); Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman (starring)

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Published
1986
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Beverly Hills, CA: Leading Artists Inc, 1986. Early Draft Spec script for the season 5, episode 12, "My Mother, My Friend," of the popular NBC television sitcom, which aired on December 18, 1986, here under the working title "Elyse's New Friend." Leading Artists agency wrappers, with cardstock note laid in, on Leading Artists letterhead, to "Webster" screenwriter Robbie Jayson,… Read more
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Aphrodite (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Pierre Louys (novel); Robert Fuest (director); John Melson, Jean Ardy (screenwriters); Pierre Louys (novel); Horst Buchholz, Valerie Kaprisky, Catherine Jourdan

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Published
1982
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N.p.: N.p., 1982. Revised Draft script for the 1982 film. With a single holograph pencil annotation to the front wrapper. Loosely based on Pierre Louys' 1896 erotic novel. In the early 20th century, a weapons dealer attempts to recreate a three-day erotic ritual of Aphrodite by hosting a large orgy at a mansion on a small Mediterranean… Read more
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Circus on the Moon (Original screenplay for the 1989 film)

by Imre Gyongyossy (director, screenwriter); Barna Kabay (director); Katalin Petenyi, Rodrigez Orell (screenwriters); Ishrat Ismail, Hannelore Elsner, Harshana Jayawardene (starring)

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Published
1985
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Starnberg: Macropus Film, 1985. Draft script for the 1989 film. Text in English. Violent conflict between Muslims and Buddhists in Sri Lanka forces a young boy to hide in a traveling circus, which is run by his mother, a mysteriously youthful concentration camp survivor. Set in Sri Lanka. White, lacking titled wrappers. Title page present,… Read more
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One Day at a Time: J.C. and Julie (Part 1) (Original script for the 1977 television episode)

by Norman Lear (developed by); Whitney Blake, Allan Manings (creators); Joseph Bonaduce (screenwriter); Bonnie Franklin, Valerie Bertinelli, Mackenzie Phillips, Pat Harrington Jr. (starring)

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Published
1976
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Los Angeles: T.A.T Communications Company, 1976. Second Draft script for season 2, episode 13, "J.C. and Julie (Part 1)," the first of a two part episode of the series, which aired on January 4, 1977 on CBS. In this episode, Julie immerses herself in a newfound Christianity and drives her mother and sister crazy. Broadcast on… Read more
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Pink Cut: Love Me Big, Love Me Deep [Love Hard, Love Deep] (Collection of three original photographs and accompanying brochure from the 1983 film)

by Yoshimitsu Morita (director, screenwriter); Tomomi Kimura (screenwriter); Mayumi Terashima, Mai Inoue, Ryoko Watanabe (starring)

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Published
1983
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Tokyo: Nikkatsu, 1983. Collection of three vintage borderless reference photographs and a triple parallel fold color brochure (in Japanese) from the 1983 pinku film. Directed by Yoshimitsu Morita, director of the acclaimed film "Kazoku Gemu" ("The Family Game," 1983), and winner of the Japanese Academy Award for Best Director for "Ashura no Gotoku" ("Like Asura," 2003), and… Read more
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The Jeffersons: And the Doorknobs Shined Like Diamonds (Original script for the 1981 television episode)

by Norman Lear (developed by); Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Bernie West (creators); Michael G. Moye (screenwriter); Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Mike Evans, Roxie Roker, Franklin Cover (starring)

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Published
1981
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Los Angeles: T.A.T Communications Company, 1981. Final Draft script for the season 7, episode 13, "And the Doorknobs Shined Like Diamonds," of the acclaimed television sitcom, which aired on February 1, 1981 on CBS. Dialogue and character annotations in holograph pencil on several pages. Broadcast on CBS for eleven seasons, from 1975 to 1985, "The Jeffersons," created by… Read more
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