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Out of Africa (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

by Sydney Pollack (director); Kurt Luedtke (screenwriter); Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer (starring)

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Published
1984
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Burbank, CA: Mirage Enterprises, 1984. Draft script for the 1985 film. Based on Karen Blixen's novel (writing as Isak Dinesen), and biographies of the author by Judith Thurman and Errol Trzebinski. A wealthy Danish woman marries a Swedish nobleman and moves to Nairobi to live with him, although their marriage is loveless, largely born of convenience. Abandoned… Read more
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Taxi Driver (Original photograph from the set of the 1976 film)

by Martin Scorsese (director); Paul Schrader (screenwriter); Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks, Peter Boyle (starring)

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Published
1976
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1976. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1976 film, showing actor Robert De Niro leaning against a cigarette machine. A film that would prove to be the turning point in the careers of director Martin Scorsese, screenwriter Paul Schrader, and actors Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster, and one that has only… Read more
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$475.00
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The Great Ziegfeld (Original photograph of Harriet Hoctor from the 1936 film)

by William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer (starring); Robert Z. Leonard (director); William Anthony McGuire (screenwriter)

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Published
1936
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N.p.: N.p., 1936. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1936 film, showing actress and ballerina Harriet Hoctor dancing between two lions. A dramatization of the rise to fame of Broadway producer and impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. An extravagant, runaway production, with a massive budget, lavish sets, and costumes by noted designer Adrian. At the time of its… Read more
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Pennies from Heaven (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Herbert Ross (director); Dennis Potter (screenwriter); Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper, Vernel Bagneris (starring)

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Published
1980
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1980. Final Draft script for the 1981 film. Written for the screen by Dennis Potter, based on his screenplay for the 1978 BBC television series. One of Steve Martin's earliest and most bizarre critical successes, and along with "The Singing Detective" the work for which the late Dennis Potter is best remembered.… Read more
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage program for a tribute to director Jean Renoir held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills on November 19, 1976. The program notes a planned premiere screening of Andre Techine's 1976 film "Barocco" after the ceremony, but a printed slip laid in with the… Read more
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Ace in the Hole [The Big Carnival] (Post-production script for the 1951 film)

by Billy Wilder (director, screenwriter, producer); Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman (screenwriters); Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall (starring)

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Published
1951
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1951. Post-production Release Dialogue script for the 1951 film. Billy Wilder's masterpiece, a daylight noir, unapologetically cynical, threaded with a scathing commentary on the brutality of media madness that is every bit as relevant today as it was in 1950, or a hundred years before that. Nominated for one Academy Award. White… Read more
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The Wizard of Oz (Original photograph from the 1939 film)

by Victor Fleming (director); L. Frank Baum (novel); Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf (screenwriters); Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley (starring)

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Published
1939
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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Vintage reference photograph from the 1939 film, showing actors Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, and Jack Haley working to secure Frank Morgan's air balloon, moments before taking off from the Emerald City. With the stamps of Israel Film Archive on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. … Read more
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Flying Down to Rio (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond (starring); Thorton Freeland (director); Louis Brock (story, play); Anne Caldwell (play); Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanemann, Erwin Gelsey (screenwriters)

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Published
1933
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Culver City, CA: RKO Studios, Inc, 1933. Final Draft script for the 1933 film. Carbon typescript on onionskin, with production number "687" and "Property of RKO Studios, Inc. Return to Scenario Dept. Files" stamps on front wrapper. Based on an unpublished play by Anne Caldwell and Louis Brock, which was based on a story by Louis Brock. One… Read more
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Wake Island (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

by Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, William Bendix (starring); John Farrow (director); W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler (screenwriters)

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Published
1942
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1942. Draft script for the 1946 film, in maroon leather presentation binding belonging to William Bendix, with his name in gilt on front board, and title in gilt on spine. Copy lacking last part of Sequence "C" and Sequence "D," possibly due to reports that multiple endings had been considered and filmed, due to the… 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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The Bridge on the River Kwai (Original photograph of Alec Guinness from the 1957 film)

by David Lean (director); Pierre Boulle (novel); Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson (screenwriters); Mike Wilson (photographer); William Holden, Alec Guiness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa (starring)

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Published
1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Vintage oversize reference photograph from the 1957 British film, showing actor Alec Guinness. With a printed label affixed to the verso crediting still photographer Mike Wilson, along with the stamp of PIX Agency. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as… 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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Singin' in the Rain (Original photograph from the 1952 film)

by Gene Kelly (director, starring); Stanley Donen (director); Betty Comden, Adolph Green (screenwriters); Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen (starring)

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Published
1952
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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage oversize borderless satin-finish reference photograph from the 1952 film, showing director-actor Gene Kelly and the cast during the "Broadway Melody Ballet" dance. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly's exuberant Hollywood tale, widely considered one of the greatest American musical films, following the adventures and difficulties… Read more
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Darling (Collection of six original photographs from the 1965 British film)

by John Schlesinger (director); Frederic Raphael (screenwriter); Julie Christie, Laurence Harvey, Dirk Bogarde (starring)

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Published
1965
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London: The Rank Organization, 1965. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1965 film, showing actors Dirk Bogarde and Julie Christie. With printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, and one with the stamps of The Rank Organization and the Israel Film Archive. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. In Swinging… Read more
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My Fair Lady (Original photograph of Cecil Beaton on the set of the 1964 film, SIGNED by Beaton)

by George Cukor (director); Alan Jay Lerner (play, screenwriter); George Bernard Shaw (play); Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway (starring)

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Published
1964
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1964. Vintage publicity photograph of art director Cecil Beaton on the set of the 1964 film. SIGNED by Beaton in holograph ink to the top left corner of the recto. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1956 Broadway musical by Lerner and Loewe, itself adapted from George… Read more
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B.F.'s Daughter (Collection of three original photographs from the 1948 film)

by Robert Z. Leonard (director); Ed Hubbell (photographer); Luther Davis (screenwriter); Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart (starring)

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Published
1948
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Collection of three vintage vintage black-and-white double weight matte finish studio still reference photographs from the 1948 film. From the collection of actor Van Heflin, who played Thomas Brett in the film, in his personal tabbed file folder. Numerical rubber stamps on the versos. Based on John P. Marquand's 1946 novel.… Read more
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[The] Phantom of the Opera (Original post-production screenplay for the 1943 film)

by Arthur Lubin (director); Samuel Hoffenstein (screenwriter); Gaston Leroux (novel); Claude Rains, Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster (starring)

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Published
1943
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N.p.: N.p., 1943. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1943 film. With two small holograph notations to the first page. Loosely based on the 1910 novel. The second Universal film based on Gaston Leroux's story, following Rupert Julian's 1925 silent film. Nominated for four Academy Awards and winning two, including one for Best Cinematography. Set in… Read more
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The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (Original photograph from the 1953 film)

by Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] (story, conception, screenwriter); Roy Rowland (director); Van Pelt (photographer); Allan Scott (screenwriter); Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig (starring)

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Published
1952
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1952. Vintage publicity photograph of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) and young actor Tommy Rettig from the 1953 film. The only feature film written by Geisel (Dr. Seuss), who wrote the story, co-wrote the screenplay and the lyrics to songs. A Technicolor musical fantasy about a boy (Rettig) who dreams he… Read more
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Apocalypse Now (Original Pressbook for the 1979 film)

by Francis Ford Coppola (director, screenwriter); Joseph Conrad (novella); John Milius (screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Dennis Hopper (starring)

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Published
1979
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1979. Original pressbook for the 1979 film. Loosely based on the 1899 novella "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad. Winner of two Academy Awards and nominated for six others, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. Winner of the Palme d'Or. Shot on grueling location in the Philippines. … Read more
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Harry and Tonto (Original screenplay for the 1974 film, inscribed by Art Carney)

by Paul Mazursky (director, screenwriter); Josh Greenfield (screenwriter); Art Carney (starring)

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Published
1973
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973. Final Draft script for the 1794 film. INSCRIBED by star Art Carney on the front wrapper: "To Becky - / All good wishes / from Art Carney." Also included are a complete set of eight lobby cards for the film, and a 33-1/3 rpm record containing four 30-second radio advertisements for the… Read more
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