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cover of Broken Arrow (Original screenplay for the 1996 film)

Broken Arrow (Original screenplay for the 1996 film)

by John Woo (director); John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis (starring); Graham Yost, William Wisher (screenwriters)

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1995
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995. Final Draft scrit for the 1996 film. Corrupt Air Force pilot John Travolta holds two nuclear warheads ransom after intentionally crashing a stealth bomber in the desert, ejecting himself and co-pilot Christian Slater. It's up to Slater and an ambitious Park Ranger Samantha Mathis to stop him. Shot on location in Arizona,… Read more
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cover of The Brides of Fu Manchu (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

The Brides of Fu Manchu (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Heinz Drache (starring); Sax Rohmer (characters); Don Sharp (director); Harry Alan Towers as Peter Welbeck (screenwriter)

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Published
1965
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London: Fu Manchu Films Ltd, 1965. Revised Draft script for the 1966 film, with line annotations in holograph red pencil throughout, and one annotation in holograph ink. Based on the Fu Manchu novel series by Sax Rohmer. The second of five films in producer Harry Alan Towers' Fu Manchu series, starring Christopher Lee as the legendary supervillian.… Read more
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cover of Professor Beware (Original photograph from the set of the 1938 film)

Professor Beware (Original photograph from the set of the 1938 film)

by Elliott Nugent (director); Delmer Daves, Jack Cunningham, Clyde Bruckman (screenwriters); Harold Lloyd, Phyllis Welch, Raymond Walburn (starring)

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Published
1938
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1938. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1938 film, showing a camera crew capturing a scene with Harold Lloyd, Montague Love, Christian Rub, and James Donlan. Mimeo snipe on the verso. A mild-mannered archaeology scholar is wrongly accused of car theft and goes on the lam, heading from New York to Egypt. … Read more
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cover of The Devil at Four O'Clock (First Edition)

The Devil at Four O'Clock (First Edition)

by Max Catto

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Published
1959
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First Edition
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New York: William Morrow, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the 1961 film directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Spencer Tracy, Frank Sinatra, and Jean-Paul Aumont. Scarce. Front board slightly warped, else Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
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cover of Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

by Barbara Hale, Richard Greene (starring); Phil Karlson (director); R.D. Blackmore (novel); George Bruce, Jesse Lasky Jr., Richard Schayer (screenwriters)

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Published
1946
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Culver City, CA: Edward Small Productions, 1946. First Estimating script for the 1951 film. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name on the bottom right corner of the front board. Based on the classic 1869 novel by R.D. Blackmore, about a young woman whose… Read more
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cover of The Light That Failed (Original photograph of William Wellman on the set of the 1939 film)

The Light That Failed (Original photograph of William Wellman on the set of the 1939 film)

by William Wellman (director); Robert Carson (screenwriter); Rudyard Kipling (novel); Ronald Colman, Walter Huston, Muriel Angelus, Ida Lupino (starring)

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Published
1939
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1939. Vintage studio still photograph of director William Wellman and a camera crew filming on location in New Mexico for the 1939 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the 1891 novel by Rudyard Kipling. An artist whose sight is failing struggles to complete his final painting, while also grieving his broken… Read more
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cover of Creatures the World Forgot (Original photograph of Julie Ege and Tony Bonner from the 1971 film)

Creatures the World Forgot (Original photograph of Julie Ege and Tony Bonner from the 1971 film)

by Don Chaffey (director); Michael Carreras (screenwriter); Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John (starring)

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1971
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1971 film. Provenance stamp on the verso. In the Stone Age, two brothers battle for leadership of their tribe after the former leader is killed in an earthquake. The fourth and last film in Hammer's "Cave Girl" series, preceded by "One Million Years B.C." (1966),… Read more
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cover of The Wiz (Original photograph from the set of the 1978 film)

The Wiz (Original photograph from the set of the 1978 film)

by Sidney Lumet (director); L. Frank Baum (novel); William F. Brown (musical); Joel Schumacher (screenwriter); Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Richard Pryor (starring)

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Published
1978
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1978. Vintage reference photograph from the 1978 film, showing actor Ted Ross in costume as the Cowardly Lion, sitting on set between takes, while director Sidney Lumet and crew members work in the background. Holograph pencil and ink annotations on the verso. Loosely based on the 1974 musical with book by William F. Brown,… Read more
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cover of Professor Beware (Original photograph of Elliott Nugent, Harold Lloyd, Spencer Charters, and Lionel Stander on the set of the 1938 film)

Professor Beware (Original photograph of Elliott Nugent, Harold Lloyd, Spencer Charters, and Lionel Stander on the set of the 1938 film)

by Elliott Nugent (director); Delmer Daves, Jack Cunningham, Clyde Bruckman (screenwriters); Harold Lloyd, Phyllis Welch, Raymond Walburn (starring)

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Published
1938
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1938. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1938 film, showing director Elliott Nugent with a camera crew, directing Harold Lloyd, Spencer Charters, and Lionel Stander in a car scene. Mimeo snipe on the verso, along with a Paramount stamp crediting photographer Talmadge Morrison. A mild-mannered archaeology scholar is wrongly accused of car theft… Read more
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cover of Spartacus (Original photograph of Stanley Kubrick and Kirk Douglas on the set of the 1960 film)

Spartacus (Original photograph of Stanley Kubrick and Kirk Douglas on the set of the 1960 film)

by Stanley Kubrick (director); Dalton Trumbo (screenwriter); Howard Fast (novel); Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1960
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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage reference photograph of director Stanley Kubrick talking with Kirk Douglas on the set of the 1960 film. National Film Archive stamp on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1951 novel by Howard Fast, a fictionalized account of a slave revolt against the Roman… Read more
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cover of Safari (Original photograph of Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Edward H. Griffith, and Madeleine Carroll on the set of the 1940 film)

Safari (Original photograph of Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Edward H. Griffith, and Madeleine Carroll on the set of the 1940 film)

by Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (starring); Edward H. Griffith (director); Delmer Daves (screenwriter); Madeleine Carroll, Tullio Carminati (starring)

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Published
1940
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1940. Vintage reference photograph from the 1940 film, showing actors Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Madeleine Carroll filming a passionate scene, with director Edward H. Griffith and a camera crew capturing the shot on the right. Mimeo snipe on the verso, along with a provenance stamp. A millionaire's fiancée falls in love with her safari guide… Read more
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cover of The Conquest of Everest [Die Bezwingung des Everest] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

The Conquest of Everest [Die Bezwingung des Everest] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

by George Lowe (director); Lois MacNeice (screenwriter); Meredith Edwards, John Hunt, Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary (starring)

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Published
1953
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London: London Film, 1953. Vintage program for the German release of the 1953 British film. Text and titles in German. A documentary about the famous, successful Everest expedition mounted by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, the first climbers to reach its peak. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary. 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Bifold.… Read more
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cover of Juarez (Original theatre marquee photograph from the premiere 1939 film)

Juarez (Original theatre marquee photograph from the premiere 1939 film)

by William Dieterle (director); Bertita Harding (novel); Franz Werfel (play); Aeneas MacKenzie, John Huston, Wolfgang Reinhardt (screenwriters); Paul Muni, Bette Davis (starring)

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1939
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1939. Vintage borderless press photograph of the premiere of the 1939 film at the Warner Beverly Hills theatre. Printed mimeo snipe in Spanish affixed to the verso. Based on the 1934 biography "The Phantom Crown," by Bertita Harding, and on the 1925 play "Juarez and Maximilian," by Franz Werfel. Austrian archduke Maximilian I… Read more
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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)

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Published
1953
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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
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cover of Solomon King [Black Agent Lucky King] (Original poster for the 1974 blaxploitation film)

Solomon King [Black Agent Lucky King] (Original poster for the 1974 blaxploitation film)

by Sal Watts (director, screenwriter, starring); Jack Bomay (director); Jim Alston (story); James Watts, Samaki Bennett, Claudio Russo (starring)

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Published
1974
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N.p.: N.p., 1974. Vintage two-color one sheet poster for the 1974 film, here under its original release title, "Black Agent Lucky King." Former Oakland Channel 20 television talk show host, Sal Watts, in response to complaints from his audience about current black action films, was determined to make a quality motion picture for African American audiences. The result… Read more
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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)

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Published
1958
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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
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cover of Lost Horizon (Collection of four original photographs from the 1973 film)

Lost Horizon (Collection of four original photographs from the 1973 film)

by Alan Pappe (photographer); James Hilton (novel); Burt Bacharach (music); Peter Finch, Liv Ullman, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy (starring) Charles Jarrott (director); Larry Kramer (screenplay);

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Published
1973
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1973. Archive of four vintage oversize double weight photographs on location in the Cascade Mountains, WA for the 1973 film, with one photograph showing director Charles Jarrott and a cameraman on preparing to shoot a scene with featuring extras. Three photographs are borderless. From the archive of photographer Alan Pappe, with his stamp, signature,… Read more
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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)

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2006
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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
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cover of Bring Back the Dead (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Bring Back the Dead (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Jack Lewis (screenwriter)

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Published
1967
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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in is a letter dated February 16, 1967, from Elizabeth Leeson, secretary of Leon Mirelli, returning the screenplay to Ilse Lahn, as well as 15 on-set photographs housed in an envelope. During the Korean War, a group of marines are pinned down behind enemy lines in a… Read more
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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)

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Published
1987
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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
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