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Patch Adams (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)
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Patch Adams (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

By Shadyac, Tom (director); Steve Oedekerk (screenwriter); Maureen Mylander (book); Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter, Phillip Seymour Hoffman (starring)

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1997. Draft script for the 1998 film. Later reproduction, but created from a master during production with vintage William Morris Agency production company wrapper. Based on the life of Hunter "Patch" Adams, and the book he co-authored with Maureen Mylander titled; "Gesundheit: Good Health Is a Laughing Matter". Hunter Adams (Robin Williams) voluntarily committed himself into a mental institution where he found that he could help his fellow patients with care and humor; methods at odds with the medical establishment. Nominated for an Academy Award. Blue untitled William Morris Agency wrappers. Title page present, dated October 13, 1997, with credits for screenwriter Steve Oedekerk. 129 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 127. Photographically with Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two gold brads.

$75.00

The Westerner (Screenplay for the 1940 film)
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The Westerner (Screenplay for the 1940 film)

By Wyler, William (director); Jo Swerling, Niven Busch, Stuart N. Lake (screenwriters); Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport, Fred Stone (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1939. Draft script for the 1940 film. Later generation mimeograph, not vintage, for reading or research purposes only. University teaching copy with holograph notations throughout. Cole Harden (Gary Copper) faces the infamous Judge Roy Bean (Walter Brennan) the self proclaimed "only law west of the Pecos" in court on the charge of stealing a horse. Prior to shooting, Cooper attempted to back out of the film due to fear of being overshadowed by Brennan. His contract kept him on, and after the production's success the two went on to star in five more films together. Brennan won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and the film was nominated for two others. Set in Texas, shot in Arizona. Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 15, 1939, with credits for screenwriters Jo Swerling and Niven Busch, and story by Stuart N. Lake. 116 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 112. Mimeographed. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with a tape binding.

$75.00

A Chorus Line (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)
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A Chorus Line (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

By Attenborough, Richard (director); Arnold Schulman (screenwriter); Michael Bennett, James Kirkwood Jr., Nicholas Dante (playwrights); Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kleban (composers); Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges, Jan Gan Boyd, Sharon Brown, Michael Douglas (st

Moore Park, Australia: Embassy Pictures, 1982. First Draft script for the 1985 film. Later generation photocopy, but produced during production, with vintage Embassy Pictures production company wrappers. Based on the 1975 stage production of the same name, a Broadway play is being put on by Zach (Douglas) and he is holding auditions. His former love interest also shows up to audition and she is desperate to work any role, even to be in the chorus line. Throughout the film, the stories of the dancers are revealed, all varied, but all focused on a love of dance. According to director Attenborough, Madonna auditioned for the production as a dancer under her birth name Ciccone and was turned away. Nominated for three Academy Awards. Set in New York City, shot on location there, as well. White production company wrappers (Embassy Pictures), untitled. Title page present, dated November 17, 1982, noted as First Draft, with credits for screenwriter Arnold Schulman. 128 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 126. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with two gold brads.

$125.00

The Razor's Edge (Screenplay for the 1946 film, later reproduction)
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The Razor's Edge (Screenplay for the 1946 film, later reproduction)

By Goulding, Edmund (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); W. Somerset Maugham (novelist); Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter (starring)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1945. Revised Final script for the 1946 film. Later reproduction, not vintage, copied circa 1970s. However, this is a copy belonging to Meade Roberts, with his name in holograph pencil on the title page. A former pilot of World War I is traumatized by his experience in the war. He eventually travels to France to clear his head and loses his high-class fiance in the process. Ten years later he returns and she finds him, stopping at nothing to win him back, despite already being married to another man. Winner of one Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and nominated for an additional three, including Best Actor and Best Picture. Set in America, and France, shot on location in Denver, Colorado. Beige titled wrappers, noted as Revised Final on the front wrapper, dated July 25, 1945. Title page present, dated July 25, 1945, noted as Revised Final, with credits for novelist W. Somerset Maugham. 182 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 180. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

$75.00

Roommates (Original screenplay for the 1995 film)
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Roommates (Original screenplay for the 1995 film)

By Yates, Peter (director); Max Apple, Stephen Metcalfe (screenwriters); Peter Falk, D.B. Sweeney, Julianne Moore, Ellen Burstyn (starring)

Minneapolis, MN: Mill Creek Entertainment, 1990. Early Draft script for the 1995 film, preceding the film's completion by 5 years. Winner of the Academy Award. In 1963 Pittsburgh, a 77 year old man is forced to adopt his grandson when his parents die. Years later, grandpa is evicted from his apartment and moves in with his grandson in Columbus. Eventually his grandson moves back to Pittsburgh and is soon followed by his grandfather who must take care of Michael's kids when Michael's wife dies in an automobile accident. Rocky finally dies at age 107. Set in Pittsburgh, shot on location there, as well as Indianapolis. Green titled wrappers, dated May 31, 1990. Title page present, dated May 31, 1990, with credits for screenwriter Max Apple, director George Roy Hill, and producers Robert Cort, and Scott Kroopf. 99 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 98. Photographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

$325.00

Toys (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

By Levinson, Barry (director, writer, producer); Valerie Curtin (screenwriter); Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, ,Robin Wright, LL Cool J (starring)

Beverly Hills: Baltimore Productions, 1982. Draft script for the 1992 film. Kenneth Zevo of the Zevo Toy Factory is dying and decides to leave his factory to his brother, rather than his son Leslie, though Leslie has been apprenticed at the toy factory for most of his life. He is simply not mature enough to handle the operations. However, when General Leland Zevo begins manufacturing weapons designed as toys, Leslie must take a stand and stop him before he does real damage to both global childhood innocence and the world as a whole. Nominated for two Academy Awards. Set in Moscow, Idaho, shot on location in Los Angeles and Rosalia, Washington. White titled wrappers, dated February 1982. Title page present, dated February 1982, with credits for screenwriters Valerie Curtin, and Barry Levinson. 125 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 124. Photographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads. Weldon 1996.

$275.00

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes [Greystoke: The Seventh Earl, John Charles Clayton: Tarzan, Lord of the Apes] (Screenplay for the 1984 film, later reproduction)
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes [Greystoke: The Seventh Earl, John Charles Clayton: Tarzan, Lord of the Apes] (Screenplay for the 1984 film, later reproduction)

By Hudson, Hugh (director, producer); Robert Towne, Michael Austin (screenwriters); Edgar Rice Burroughs (author); Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James, Chirstopher Lambert (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1984. Draft script for the 1984 film. Later generation photocopy, not vintage, for reading or research purposes only. A shipping disaster leaves the heir to the sixth Earl of Greystoke and his pregnant stranded in the jungles of Africa. The wife gives birth to a young boy and dies immediately after and her husband is soon killed by an ape and the child is taken to be raised as one of the ape's own, to replace her dead infant. This man is discovered years later by a Belgian explorer who decides to return this man to his human family and destiny as a royal. Based on Burroughs' 1912 novel, and another remake following 1981 "Tarzan, the Ape Man." Nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Writing. Set in Africa, shot on location in Cameroon, as well as the United Kingdom. White titled wrappers. 150 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 150. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus bound with three gold brads. Weldon 1996.

$75.00

Rain Man (Screenplay for the 1988 film)
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Rain Man (Screenplay for the 1988 film)

By Levinson, Barry (director); Barry Morrow, Ronald Bass (screenwriters); Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1988. Revised Draft script for the 1988 film. Later generation photocopy, with photocopied annotations throughout, but in original production company wrappers, thus clearly printed during production of the film. Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Screenwriting, and Best Director, along with four more nominations. Production company wrappers (The Guber-Peters Entertainment Country). Title page with credit for screenwriter Morrow, noted as REVISED DRAFT, dated October 25, 1986, and with the address of The Guber-Peters Company in Burbank at the bottom left. 186 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 186. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound with two gold brads.

$45.00

Portrait of Jennie (Post-production Music Timing script for the 1949 film)
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Portrait of Jennie (Post-production Music Timing script for the 1949 film)

By Dieterle, William (director); Robert Nathan (novel); Claude Debussy (composer); Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten (starring)

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1949. Post-production Music timing schedule for the 1949 film. A script that breaks down all of the Claude Debussy music sequences in the film in accordance with its exact placement in the running time. Tall self wrappers, stitched at the top left corner. Mimeograph. 16 pages.

$25.00

Duel in the Sun (Post-production Music Timing script for the 1946 film)
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Duel in the Sun (Post-production Music Timing script for the 1946 film)

By Vidor, King (director); Dmitri Tomkin (composer); David O. Selznick (screenwriter); Niven Busch (novel); Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore (starring)

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1947. Post-production Music timing schedule for the 1946 film. A script that breaks down every music sequence in the film in accordance with its exact placement in the running time. Based on Niven Busch's 1944 novel of the same name. Lavish "epic" Western from Selznick, who saw the film as a definite successor to his monumental "Gone With the Wind" (1939), and held in high regard by some of today's finest filmmakers. Nominated for two Academy Awards. Set in Texas, shot on location in Arizona and California. Self wrappers, stitched at the top left corner. Mimeograph. 11 pages.

$15.00

Norma Rae (Original photograph from the set of the 1979 film)
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Norma Rae (Original photograph from the set of the 1979 film)

By Ritt, Martin (director); Jacques Moreau (still photographer); Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr. (screenwriters); Sally Field, Beau Bridges (starring)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979. Vintage borderless photograph from the set of the 1979 film, showing director Martin Ritt discussing a scene with star Sally Field. With the stamps of photographer Jacques Moreau and Twentieth Century Fox on the verso. Inspired by the real life story of Crystal Lee Sutton, about a woman who fights to unionize a textile company. Field would win Best Actress at both Cannes and the Academy Awards, and the film would be nominated for both the Palme d'Or and Best Picture. Nominated for two additional Academy Awards, winning one. 10 x 8 inches (25 x 20 cm). Fine. National Film Registry.

$325.00

MASH (Collection of 5 original oversize photographs from the 1970 film)
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MASH (Collection of 5 original oversize photographs from the 1970 film)

By Altman, Robert (director); Ring Lardner Jr. (screenwriter); Richard Hooker (novel); Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman (starring)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970. Collection of five vintage, borderless, oversize photographs from the 1970 film. With a small French distribution label from Twentieth Century-Fox on the recto of each photograph. Based on the 1968 novel by Richard Hooker, and, in turn, the basis of acclaimed television show which ran for 11 seasons on CBS. Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes, and nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress, winning for Best Adapted Screenplay. 12 x 9.5 inches (30 x 24 cm). Pinholes to the corners of a single photograph, Near Fine overall. National Film Registry.

$150.00

Death on the Nile (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)
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Death on the Nile (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

By Guillerman, John (director); Anthony Shaffer (screenwriter); Peter Ustinov, Jane Birkin, Lois Chiles, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow (starring)

London: Mersham Productions Ltd, 1978. Third Draft script for the 1978 film. Noted as Copy No. 77 in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Based on the 1937 Agatha Christie novel of the same name. EMI looked to expand internationally and with the success of the previous Christie adaptation "Murder on the Orient Express" had a formula to follow and Andrew Shaffer who had worked, uncredited, on the "Express" screenplay. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Costume Design. As history is to repeat itself, 2017's "Murder on the Orient Express" directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh as Poirot was well received at the box office and since November 2017 Branagh is returning to both roles for a future remake of "Death on the Nile." Set in Egypt 1930, shot on location in Egypt and Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire, England, UK. Teal untitled wrapper with die-cut title window Title page present, noted as Third Draft, with credits for novel writer Agatha Christie and screenwriter Anthony Shaffer. 141 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 134. Mechanically reproduced, with pink revision pages throughout. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with two silver brads.

$750.00

Topkapi (Collection of 16 lobby cards from the 1964 film)
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Topkapi (Collection of 16 lobby cards from the 1964 film)

By Dassin, Jules (director); Eric Ambler (novel); Monja Danischewsky (screenplay); Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Filmways Pictures / United Artists, 1964. Collection of 16 vintage lobby cards from the French release of the 1964 US film. Based on the 1962 novel by Eric Ambler, about a con man forced to help a group of thieves steal a jeweled dagger from an Istanbul museum. Peter Ustinov won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in the film. 9 x 11.75 inches (23 x 30 cm). Near Fine.

$425.00

Duel in the Sun (Post-production Footage Schedule script for the 1946 film)

By Vidor, King (director); David O. Selznick (screenwriter); Niven Busch (novel); Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore (starring)

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1947. Post-production Footage Schedule for the 1946 film. Based on Niven Busch's 1944 novel of the same name. Lavish "epic" Western from Selznick, who saw the film as a definite successor to his monumental "Gone With the Wind" (1939), and held in high regard by some of today's finest filmmakers. Nominated for two Academy Awards. Set in Texas, shot on location in Arizona and California. Footage schedule script (prints 308-437), dated May 10, 1947. Blue titled wrappers, three staples, 3 leaves.

$15.00

Since You Went Away (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

By Cromwell, John (director); Margaret Buell Wilder (novel); Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Walker (starring)

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1949. Dialogue & Cutting Continuity Draft script for the 1944 film. Based on the 1943 novel "Since You Went Away: Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" by Margaret Buell Wilder. A unique and important screenplay for a classic American war film, one that addressed the plight of the families left behind in the United States during the war, rather than the more common portrayal of soldiers in the field. Nominated for eight Academy Awards and won Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture. Set in Midwest, shot on location in Los Angeles. Blue titled wrappers, noted as Dialogue & Cutting Continuity on the front wrapper, dated March, 1949. 137 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered REEL 8 PAGE 22. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two silver brads at the head.

$75.00

You Can't Take It With You (Original script for the 1936 play, producer Sam Harris' copy)
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You Can't Take It With You (Original script for the 1936 play, producer Sam Harris' copy)

By Kaufman, George S. (director, playwright); Moss Hart (playwright); Sam Harris (producer); Ruth Attaway, Jess Barker (starring)

New York: Booth Theater, 1936. Draft script for the 1936 play. Debuted at the Booth Theatre in New York City on December 14, 1936, and closing on December 3, 1938, for a total of 838 performances (including moves to the Imperial Theatre and the Ambassador Theatre). With rubber stamp belonging to producer Sam Harris to the front wrapper. A joyful celebration of the unusual lives of a family living in a large house in New York City. Winner of the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Its first film adaptation, directed by Frank Capra in 1928 and starring James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore, won the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director. Adapted again for television in 1979, then again in 1984 by the Public Broadcasting Service. Brown titled wrappers. Lacking title page. 107 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered "3-21," with a stage layout, eight Property Plot pages and three Light Plot pages bound in at the rear. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Good, bound with three gold brads.

$850.00

The Big Fisherman (Original screenplay for the 1959 film)
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The Big Fisherman (Original screenplay for the 1959 film)

By Borzage, Frank (director); Lloyd C. Douglas (novel), Howard Estabrook, Rowland V. Lee (screenwriter); Howard Keel, Susan Kohner, John Saxon, Martha Hyer (starring)

Burbank: Centurion / Buena Vista, 1959. Pre-Production script (so noted on the front wrapper) for the 1959 film. Holograph pencil notation for uncredited Art Director Walter Simonds. Based on the 1948 biblical novel of the same name by Lloyd C. Douglas, sequel to "The Robe". First picture to be filmed using Panavision 70mm, allowing for superior depth of focus and definition of the lavish and well researched production. 300,000 feet of film was shot and then reduced to 16,000 for the final version. Nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Color) and Best Cinematography (Color). Set in Arabia of the New Testament, shot on location in San Fernando Valley. Green titled wrapper noted as pre-production script, dated August 7, 1958. Title page present, dated August 7, 1958, noted as pre-production script, with credits for novel based on by Lloyd C. Douglas, screenwriters Howard Estabrook and Rowland V. Lee. 228 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered "P-16". Mimeographed, with revision pages throughout, dated variously between 7/28/58 and 9/16/58. Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with three gold brads.

$425.00

The Night of the Iguana (Original photograph from the set of the 1964 film)
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The Night of the Iguana (Original photograph from the set of the 1964 film)

By Huston, John (director, screenwriter); Tennessee Williams (play); Anthony Veiller (screenwriter); Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1964. Vintage photograph from the 1964 film, showing actors Richard Burton and Sue Lyons rehearsing on the set, a script open on the table beside them. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the 1961 play by Tennessee Williams, about an alcoholic former priest, who strands the female tour group he is guiding at a cheap hotel run by a former friend's widow. Nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one. Set and shot on location in Mismaloya and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the latter of which became a popular tourist destination after the film's release. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine.

$325.00

The Aviator (Screenplay from the 2004 film, signed by screenwriter John Logan)
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The Aviator (Screenplay from the 2004 film, signed by screenwriter John Logan)

By Scorsese, Martin (director); John Logan (screenwriter); Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda (starring)

Los Angeles: Forward Pass / Miramax, 2002. Draft script for the 2004 film. SIGNED by screenwriter John Logan on the title page. Apart from the signature, the script is a later generation photocopy, not vintage, for research or content purposes only. Based on the 1993 non-fiction book "Howard Hughes: The Secret Life" by Charles Higham. Nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor in a Leading Role for DiCaprio, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Alda, winning five for Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Cate Blanchett.. Set in and shot on location in Southern California and the Hepburn Estate in Quebec. White titled self wrappers, dated November 7, 2002, with credits for screenwriter John Logan. Title page present, dated September 30, 2002, noted as working draft, with credits for screenwriter John Logan. 151 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 149. Photographically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

$125.00

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