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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Original carbon typescript draft for an unpublished Motion Picture Magazine article about Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland's wedding day. With holograph ink and pencil proofreader's annotations throughout. Title page present, with credits for journalist Marcia Borie. 19 leaves, with last page of text numbered 18. Carbon typescript on yellow onionskin stock, rectos only. Pages Very… Read more
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cover of Archive of materials relating to film production group The Society, circa 1979

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Archive of materials for "The Society," an short-lived film production organization looking to produce "films which are agreeable and acceptable to all audiences [...] the classic western, the detective story, the family comedy, the simple uncomplicated love story, the science fiction thriller and always the Halloween Eve horror thriller." To our knowledge the organization never produced… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Nicole Henriot, circa 1958)

Original photograph of Nicole Henriot, circa 1958)

by [Nicole Henriot]

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1958
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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Vintage photograph of French actress Nicole Henriot, circa 1958. Presumably a promotional photograph sent to casting directors. Henriot's name (wrongly rendered as "Hanriot") and agency address on the verso in holograph pencil. Not to be confused with the French pianist. Henriot appeared in three French films: "Les pique-assiette" (1960), "L'esthetiticienne" (1959), and "Charmants garçons"… Read more
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cover of Original oversize photograph of Françoise Brion, circa 1960s

Original oversize photograph of Françoise Brion, circa 1960s

by [Françoise Brion]

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1960
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Paris: N.p., 1960. Vintage oversize borderless double weight photograph of French actress Françoise Brion, circa 1960s. A promotional photograph, with Brion's name and address in holograph pencil annotation on the verso, likely used as a head shot for Brion's consideration in upcoming roles. 9.25 x 14 inches. Very Good, with faint discoloration near the center,… Read more
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cover of The Petrified Forest (Original program for the 1935 Broadway play)

The Petrified Forest (Original program for the 1935 Broadway play)

by Humphrey Bogart, Leslie Howard (starring); Arthur Hopkins (director); Robert Emmet Sherwood (screenwriter); John Alexander (starring)

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1935
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New York: Broadhurst Theatre, 1935. Vintage program for the 1935 Broadway play, which premiered on January 7, 1935 at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran until June, totaling 197 performances. Actor Humphrey Bogart's first major theatrical role. Based on the story of John Dillinger, the notorious criminal declared "Public Enemy Number One" by J. Edgar Hoover. Basis… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of William Wyler and Margaret Tallichet, 1938

Original photograph of William Wyler and Margaret Tallichet, 1938

by William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet (subjects)

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1939
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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Vintage photograph of director William Wyler and his wife, actress Margaret Tallichet, returning from their elopement in 1938. Date stamp on the verso reading JAN 17 1939. Wyler and Tallichet met in 1939 through mutual acquaintances at Goldwyn Pictures. Three weeks after meeting they married, on October 23, 1938, and remained married until Wyler's… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, and Frankie Vaughan at the Beverly Hills Hotel, circa 1960

Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, and Frankie Vaughan at the Beverly Hills Hotel, circa 1960

by Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Frankie Vaughan (subjects)

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1960
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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage borderless photograph of actress Marilyn Monroe, her then-husband Arthur Miller, actor Yves Montand and his wife, actress Simone Signoret, and British pop star Frankie Vaughan at the Beverly Hills Hotel during a publicity event for the 1960 George Cukor film "Let's Make Love." Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a provenance stamp.… Read more
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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)

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1942
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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
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cover of A Verbatim Transcript: A Forum: The Black Revolution and the White Backlash (Original transcript of the 1964 Town Hall forum)

A Verbatim Transcript: A Forum: The Black Revolution and the White Backlash (Original transcript of the 1964 Town Hall forum)

by David Susskind (moderator); Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee,, Lorraine Hansberry, Leroi Jones, John Killens, Paule Marshall, Charles E. Silberman, James Wechsler (panel)

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Published
1964
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New York: Martin C. Johnson Reporting Service, 1964. Vintage transcript of the June 15, 1964 Town Hall Forum, The Black Revolution and the White Backlash, sponsored by The Association of Artists for Freedom, moderated by David Susskind, with panelists Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Lorraine Hansberry, Leroi Jones, John Killens, Paule Marshall, Charles E. Silberman, and James Wechsler. In… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet, and their children, circa 1949

Original photograph of William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet, and their children, circa 1949

by William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet (subjects)

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1949
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N.p.: N.p., 1949. Vintage borderless photograph of director William Wyler, his wife Margaret Tallichet, and their first two daughters Cathy and Judy. Date stamp on the verso reading SEP 13 1949. Wyler and Tallichet met in 1939 through mutual acquaintances at Goldwyn Pictures. Three weeks after meeting they married, on October 23, 1938, and remained married until… Read more
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cover of The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (Two original photographs of Jodie Foster from the 1976 film)

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (Two original photographs of Jodie Foster from the 1976 film)

by Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen (starring); Nicolas Gessner (director); Laird Koenig (screenwriter, novel); Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, Scott Jacoby (starring)

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1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Two vintage color reference photographs from the 1976 film, one showing actor Jodie Foster, the other showing Foster with actor Scott Jacoby. With the stamps of Israel Film Archive on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on Laird Koenig's 1974 novel, wherein a teenage girl living… Read more
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cover of The Grass is Greener (Original photograph of Deborah Kerr on the set of the 1960 film)

The Grass is Greener (Original photograph of Deborah Kerr on the set of the 1960 film)

by Robert Mitchum, Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons (starring); Stanley Donen (director); Hugh Williams, Margaret Vyner (screenwriters, playwrights); Bob Landry (photographer)

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1960
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1960. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actress Deborah Kerr preparing for a scene in the bath on the set of the 1960 film, with a camera crew to the left. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso along with the stamp of still photographer Bob Landry. Based on the 1956 play… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Joan Crawford's foot, circa 1930

Original photograph of Joan Crawford's foot, circa 1930

by Joan Crawford (subject)

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1930
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1930. Vintage black and white photograph of actress Joan Crawford displaying her lower calf and foot, the latter in an exquisite shoe. Mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of Photoplay Magazine and a stamp stating provenance. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus overall.
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cover of Original photograph of William Wyler, Keenan Wynn, Melvin Douglas, Paulette Goddard, and Edward G. Robinson, 1947

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N.p.: N.p., 1947. Vintage photograph of director William Wyler addressing actors Keenan Wynn, Melvin Douglas, Paulette Goddard, and Edward G. Robinson after the first "Hollywood Fights Back" broadcast in October 1947. Printed mimeo snipe adhered to the verso, with a Central Press Association stamp dated Oct 29 1947. "Hollywood Fights Back" were two 30 minute radio programs… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding reception, 1956

Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding reception, 1956

by Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller (subjects); Milton H. Greene (photographer)

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1956
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N.p.: Marilyn Monroe Productions, 1956. Vintage photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller shortly after cutting the cake at their wedding reception in 1956. Stamp of photographer Milton H. Greene on the verso, along with the stamps of Monroe's production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions. Miller and Monroe were married at the Westchester County Courthouse, in White Plains, New… Read more
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cover of Archive of four original negatives of Jayne Mansfield, 1957-1958

Archive of four original negatives of Jayne Mansfield, 1957-1958

by Jayne Mansfield (subject)

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1958
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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Archive of four vintage photo negatives of actress Jayne Mansfield. One negative with the year "1957" in holograph ink annotation on the margin of the sleeve, along with the name of the film "The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw," a Western film in which Mansfield starred. From the archive of film historian and author Joel… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon, 1957

Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon, 1957

by Marilyn Monroe (subject); Richard Avedon (photographer)

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1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Original borderless photograph of actress Marilyn Monroe posing with the head of a tiger-skin rug on the set of "The Prince and the Showgirl in 1957. Stamp of photographer Richard Avedon on the verso, noting a date May 6, 1957. Renowned New York-born photographer Richard Avedon worked as a fashion and portrait photographer for Harper's… Read more
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cover of Two original photographs of Frances Farmer, circa 1930s and 1943

Two original photographs of Frances Farmer, circa 1930s and 1943

by Frances Farmer (subject)

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1943
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N.p.: N.p., 1943. Two vintage photographs of actress Frances Farmer. One photograph shows a troubled Farmer in a glamor shot, circa 1930s, while the other shows her during a heavily publicized 1943 court hearing. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Farmer's film career was famously halted by rapid mental deterioration and a… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Jayne Mansfield eating grapes at a party in Berlin, circa 1961

Original photograph of Jayne Mansfield eating grapes at a party in Berlin, circa 1961

by Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargitay (subject); Robert Lebeck (photographer)

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1961
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Amsterdam: World-Press-Foto, 1961. Vintage borderless candid photograph of actress Jayne Mansfield being lifted by her then-husband, Mickey Hargitay, in order to taste a cluster of grapes at a wine tasting party in Berlin in 1961. World-Press-Foto label adhered to the verso. Mansfield met Hargitay, her second husband, at the Latin Quarter nightclub in New York in 1956.… Read more
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cover of Original snapshot photograph of Max Reinhardt and Luise Rainer, circa 1930s

Original snapshot photograph of Max Reinhardt and Luise Rainer, circa 1930s

by Max Reinhardt, Luise Rainer (subjects); Charles Rhodes (photographer)

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1930
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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Vintage snapshot of director Max Reinhardt and Luise Rainer, circa 1930s. Stamp of photographer Charles Rhodes on the verso, along with holograph pencil annotations noting the story behind the photograph, evidently taken as the pair were leaving Cafe La Maze in Los Angeles. Luise Rainer began acting at 16 under the tutelage of Max… Read more
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