Academy Awards from Royal Books, Inc.

cover of Strangers on a Train (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

Strangers on a Train (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

by Alfred Hitchcock (director); Patricia Highsmith (novel); Raymond Chandler, Czenzi Ormonde, Whitfield Cook (screenwriters); Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
Item Price
$18,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1950. Final Draft script for the 1951 film. Although the front wrapper and the first distribution page identify the script as "Part I," the script presented here is the complete Final Draft divided into four parts (Parts I-IV), each with its own distribution page. Laid in are twelve Call Sheets, dating from 10-31-50 through 12/23/50,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$18,500.00
cover of Good Will Hunting (Original photograph from the 1997 film)

Good Will Hunting (Original photograph from the 1997 film)

by Gus Van Sant (director); Matt Damon, Ben Affleck (screenwriters, starring); Robin Williams, Stellan Skarsgard (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1997
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1997. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1997 film, showing director Gus Van Sant with actors Robin Williams and Matt Damon on the set. Printed snipe affixed to the verso. A mathematics professor at MIT discovers the talents of a genius janitor with a photographic memory, leading him to try to connect with the janitor and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$225.00
cover of The Young Girls of Rochefort [Les Demoiselles de Rochefort] (Two original photographs from the 1967 French film)

The Young Girls of Rochefort [Les Demoiselles de Rochefort] (Two original photographs from the 1967 French film)

by Jacques Demy (director, screenwriter); Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Francoise Dorleac, Gene Kelly (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
Item Price
$375.00

Show Details

Description:
Paris: France-Soir, 1967. Two vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1967 French film. Both with stamps on the verso crediting photographer André Grassart. In search of love, two sisters leave their small hometown and begin working as traveling carnival singers. Director Jacques Demy's charming follow-up to his 1964 film "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg." Shot on location… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$375.00
cover of Fourteen Hours (Original screenplay for the 1951 film noir)

Fourteen Hours (Original screenplay for the 1951 film noir)

by Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Richard Basehart, Agnes Moorehead, Howard da Silva (starring); Henry Hathaway (director); Joel Sayre (short story); John Paxton (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
Item Price
$1,450.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Revised Final draft script for the 1951 film, copy belonging to actor Robert Keith, with annotations in holograph pencil of his name on the distribution page, vertical lines on pages 77-81 (where Keith's character of Paul E. Cosick is introduced in the script), and the number "6" on the title page. Based on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,450.00
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)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1978
Item Price
$975.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$975.00
cover of The Goddess (Original poster for the 1958 film)

The Goddess (Original poster for the 1958 film)

by Paddy Chayefsky (screenwriter); John Cromwell (director); Kim Stanley, Lloyd Bridges (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1958. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1958 film. Screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky reportedly modeled the story on the lives of Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner, with elements taken from the lives of Joan Crawford and Judy Garland. An in-depth character study of a girl who overcomes her traumatic and bleak childhood and attains… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
cover of The Young Girls of Rochefort [Les Demoiselles de Rochefort] (Two original photographs from the 1967 French film)

The Young Girls of Rochefort [Les Demoiselles de Rochefort] (Two original photographs from the 1967 French film)

by Jacques Demy (director, screenwriter); Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Francoise Dorleac, Gene Kelly (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
Item Price
$425.00

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Parc Film, 1967. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1967 French film-one showing actor Gene Kelly talking to Jacques Perrin, the other showing Kelly about to kiss Françoise Dorléac. One with a Parc Film stamp on the verso, crediting photographer Helene Jeanbrau. In search of love, two sisters leave their small hometown and begin working as traveling… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$425.00
cover of The Living Desert [Die Wüste lebt] (Original program for the German release of the 1953 film)

The Living Desert [Die Wüste lebt] (Original program for the German release of the 1953 film)

by James Algar (director, screenwriter); Winston Hibler (screenwriter, narrator); Ted Sears (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1953
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: Herzog Film, 1953. Vintage program for the German release of the 1953 film. Text and titles in German. A documentary following the everyday behaviors of the desert-dwelling animals of the southwestern US. The first feature-length film in Walt Disney Productions' "True-Life Adventures" film series, which focused on animal behavior and zoology. Winner of the Academy Award… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
cover of North by Northwest (Original screenplay for the 1959 film)

North by Northwest (Original screenplay for the 1959 film)

by Alfred Hitchcock (director); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
Item Price
$15,000.00

Show Details

Description:
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1958. Draft script for the 1959 film, copy belonging to actor Patrick McVey, with his signature in holograph pencil on top of the front wrapper. Annotations in holograph ink and pencil on recto and verso of front wrapper and eight pages. Considered to be one of Hitchcock's best films, the last of four… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15,000.00
No cover image available

The Candidate (Original half sheet poster from the 1972 film)

by Michael Ritchie (director); Jeremy Larner (screenwriter); Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
Item Price
$65.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1972. Vintage half sheet poster from the 1972 film. After Michael Ritchie and Robert Redford collaborated on "Downhill Racer" (1969), one of the early masterpieces of the New Hollywood era, Ritchie made the grim neo-noir "Prime Cut" (1972), and in the same year re-teamed with Redford for this delicious stab at politics at the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$65.00
cover of All That Jazz (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

All That Jazz (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by Bob Fosse (director, screenwriter); Robert Alan Aurthur (screenwriter); Roy Schneider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing one black and white photograph housed in a brown paper envelope and one gathering of promotional reading material. A musical fantasy based on the life of director and screenwriter Bob Fosse, following an obsessive, overworked choreographer whose womanizing and drug… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
cover of Alien 3 (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

Alien 3 (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by David Fincher (director); Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Vincent Ward, David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson (screenwriters); Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1990
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990. First Draft script for the 1992 film. The third entry in the long-running "Alien" film franchise, and director David Fincher's first film. Ripley's space ship is crashing and sends off an escape pod which allows her to be the only survivor, along with an alien who is just dying to hug her… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
cover of There Will Be Blood (Original screenplay for the 2007 film)

There Will Be Blood (Original screenplay for the 2007 film)

by Paul Thomas Anderson (director, screenwriter); Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano (starring); Upton Sinclair (novel)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2006
Item Price
$950.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 2006. Draft script for the 2007 film. Based on Upton Sinclair's 1927 novel "Oil!," about a prospector's relentless greed during Southern California's oil boom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning two, including Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis. Self wrappers, integral with title page, with… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$950.00
cover of High Noon (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

High Noon (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

by Fred Zinnemann (director); Carl Foreman (screenwriter); Gary Cooper, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1951
Item Price
$15,000.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Stanley Kramer Productions, 1951. Early Draft script for the 1949 film, seen here under the working title "High Noon." A town marshal faces off against three vengeful killers on the eve of his wedding. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning four, including Best Actor for Gary Cooper. Set in New Mexico, shot on location in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15,000.00
cover of Total Recall (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

Total Recall (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

by Phillip K. Dick (story); Paul Verhoeven (director); Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, Gary Goldman (screenwriters); Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Rachel Ticotin, Ronny Cox, Michael Ironside (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1987
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
Culver City, CA: TriStar Pictures, 1987. Draft script for the 1990 film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their highlighted annotations throughout, marking scenes involving "The Sphinx," a Martian mechanism that appeared in early versions of the script, but was not included in the final film. Based on the 1966 short story "We Can Remember it… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
cover of Original portrait photograph of Mary Astor, circa 1930s

Original portrait photograph of Mary Astor, circa 1930s

by Mary Astor (subject)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1930
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1930. Vintage portrait photograph of Mary Astor, circa 1930s, with Astor's inscription, "Cordially / Mary Astor," printed from the negative. Best known for her performance as Brigid O'Shaughnessy in the 1941 film noir "The Maltese Falcon," directed by John Huston and co-starring Humphrey Bogart, Astor's career spanned five decades and starred in more than 100 movies.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
cover of Grease (Two photographs for the 1978 film)

Grease (Two photographs for the 1978 film)

by Alan Pappe (photographer); John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway (starring); Randal Kleiser (director); Bronte Woodard, Allan Carr (screenwriters); Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey (play)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
Item Price
$475.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1977. Two double weight photographs from the 1977 film. With the stamp of photograph Alan Pappe to the versos. Struck by Pappe circa 1990s, from his archive. Pappe worked as a film still and press photographer for 30 years, photographing a who's who of film and music stars, including iconic images of Sharon Tate,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$475.00
No cover image available

Butterflies Are Free (Original screenplay for the 1972 film)

by Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, Eileen Heckart, Paul Michael Glaser (starring); Milton Katselas (director); Leonard Gershe (screenwriter, playwright)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1971
Item Price
$275.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Frankovich Productions, 1971. Shooting script for the 1972 film. Ink notation on the front wrapper in an unknown hand. Based on Leonard Gershe's 1969 play, and adapted by Gershe. Don Baker (Albert) is a blind and self-reliant man who becomes the object of affection for the free-spirited Jill (Hawn), who is clad in only her… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$275.00
cover of Bloodbrothers (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

Bloodbrothers (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Robert Mulligan (director); Richard Price (novel); Walter Newman (screenwriter); Paul Sorvino, Richard Gere, Tony Lo Bianco, Lelia Goldoni (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
Item Price
$550.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1977. Final Draft script for the 1978 film. Based on the 1976 coming-of-age novel. A young man from a working class Italian background struggles to balance the blue collar desires of his volatile family with his own dream of becoming a teacher. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. Set in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$550.00
cover of Mrs. Miniver (Original photograph of William Wyler, Walter Pidgeon, and Jan Struther accepting awards at Radio City Music Hall for the 1942 film)

Mrs. Miniver (Original photograph of William Wyler, Walter Pidgeon, and Jan Struther accepting awards at Radio City Music Hall for the 1942 film)

by William Wyler (director); Jan Struther (novel); Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West (screenwriters); Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1942. Vintage photograph of director William Wyler, writer Jan Struther, and actor Walter Pidgeon accepting Radio City Music Hall Oscarette awards for the 1942 film "Mrs. Miniver." Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with file stamps. Based on Struther's 1940 novel, about the experiences of an unassuming British housewife during World War II.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00