Adventure from Royal Books, Inc.

New Arrivals

image of Out of Africa (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

Out of Africa (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

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

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1984
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
image of Rope of Sand (Original screenplay for the 1949 film noir)

Rope of Sand (Original screenplay for the 1949 film noir)

by William Dieterle (director); John Paxton, Walter Doniger (screenwriters); Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Corinne Calvet (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1949
Item Price
$950.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1949. Draft script for the 1949 film noir. A sadistic police inspector stationed in South Africa hopes to find a legendary lost diamond field, but the only person who knows the location of the rich lode is a roguish hunting guide who hopes to claim the treasure for himself. Shot on location in Yuma,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$950.00
image of The Spikes Gang [The Bank Robber] (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

The Spikes Gang [The Bank Robber] (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

by Richard Fleischer (director); Giles Tippette (novel); Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr. (screenwriters); Lee Marvin, Gary Grimes, Charles Martin Smith, Ron Howard (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Mirisch / Sanford, 1970. Draft script for the 1974 film. Based on the 1970 novel by Giles Tippette. An aging bank robber is discovered half-dead in the western wilderness, and is nursed back to health by three young farmhands, who later decide to join him on his adventures. Set in Texas and Mexico,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
image of Lawrence of Arabia (Original program for the world premiere showing of the 1962 film)

Lawrence of Arabia (Original program for the world premiere showing of the 1962 film)

by David Lean (director); T.E. Lawrence (book); Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson (screenwriters); Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Peter O'Toole, Jack Hawkins, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quale, Omar Sharif, Claude Rains (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1962
Item Price
$2,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1962. Vintage program for the Royal Premiere of the 1962 film at the Odeon Leicester Square on Monday, December 10. Laid in with the program is a small invitation to a party at the ballroom at Grosvenor House following the film. From the collection of noted British film producer John Palmer, who… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$2,500.00
image of Lawrence of Arabia (Archive of material from the 1962 film)

Lawrence of Arabia (Archive of material from the 1962 film)

by David Lean (director); T.E. Lawrence (book); Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson (screenwriters); Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Peter O'Toole, Jack Hawkins, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quale, Omar Sharif, Claude Rains (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1962
Item Price
$4,500.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1962. Substantial archive of material relating to the 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia," belonging to production manager John Palmer, including 75 vintage black and white photographs taken by Palmer while on location in Jordan, and six film negative wallets containing over 180 negatives, some corresponding to the photographs, many containing unique images not present in the prints.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$4,500.00
image of Dinotopia (Original screenplay for the 2002 television miniseries)

Dinotopia (Original screenplay for the 2002 television miniseries)

by Marco Brambilla (director); James Gurney (novels); Simon Moore (screenwriter); David Thewlis, Katie Carr, Jim Carter, Alice Krige (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2000
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
Buckinghamshire: Pinewood Studios, 2000. Revised Draft script for the 2002 three-part television miniseries, which originally aired on May 12, 2002, on ABC. With a single holograph pencil annotation to the front wrapper, noting copy No. 115. After their plane crashes in the ocean, two half-brothers find themselves stranded on a fantastical lost island, where talking dinosaurs and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of Two Years Before the Mast (Original screenplay for the 1946 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

Two Years Before the Mast (Original screenplay for the 1946 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

by Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix (starring); John Farrow (director); Richard Henry Dana Jr. (book); Seton I. Miller, George Bruce (screenwriters)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1944. 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. William Bendix was an American stage, film, radio, and television actor who is best remembered as one of television's archetypal patriarchs, the blundering Chester A. Riley… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
image of Old Ironsides (Original pressbook for the 1926 silent film)

Old Ironsides (Original pressbook for the 1926 silent film)

by Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery, George Bancroft (starring); James Cruze (director); Dorothy Arzner, Harry Carr, Walter Woods, Rupert Hughes (screenwriters)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1926
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1926. Vintage pressbook for the 1926 silent film. Laid in with the pressbook is a small bifold program from the film's showing at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. In the 18th century, a US merchant ship is forced to battle a band of Barbary pirates on the Mediterranean high seas. 9 x… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of Marked for Death [Screwface] (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

Marked for Death [Screwface] (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

by Steven Seagal, Joanna Pacula, Keith David (starring); Dwight H. Little (director); Michael Grais, Mark Victor (screenwriters)

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

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: SP Films, Inc, 1990. Revised Fourth Draft script for the 1990 film, here under the working title "Screwface." Annotations on label on front wrapper of "Screwface" in holograph pencil, with "Marked for Death" above, in holograph ink. Retired DEA agent, John Hatcher (Steven Seagal), returns to his hometown of Lincoln Heights, Illinois, only to discover… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
image of Don Juan (Original program for the 1926 film)

Don Juan (Original program for the 1926 film)

by John; Barrymore Jane Winton, John Roche, Warner Oland, Estelle Taylor (starring); Alan Crosland (director); Lord Byron (poem); Bess Meredyth (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1926
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1926. Vintage program for the 1926 silent film. Based on the 1821 epic poem by Lord Byron, about legendary womanizer Don Juan. The first feature-length film to use the Vitaphone sound-on-disc system to provide a musical soundtrack and sound effects (but not spoken dialogue). 12 x 9 inches. Six leaves, side… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
image of Cannabis Row (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Cannabis Row (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Thomas Conners (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1978
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
Miami, FL: Worldfilm, 1978. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the script is a newspaper advertisement for the screenplay, dated December 4, 1978. A handsome secret agent named Thomas Corrigan is sent to Miami to stop an influx of drugs from Cuba, smuggled in by a mysterious drug baron with World War II connections.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of The Black Pirate (Original program for the 1926 silent film)

The Black Pirate (Original program for the 1926 silent film)

by Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Tempe Pigott, Donald Crisp (starring); Albert Parker (director); Jack Cunningham (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1926
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1926. Vintage program for the 1926 silent film. Included with the program is a seven-page booklet credited to story writer "Elton Thomas" (the nom de plume of actor Douglas Fairbanks), summarizing the plot of the film. After the death of his father at the hands of a bloody pirate gang, a nobleman… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
image of The Elusive Pimpernel (Original photograph of Michael Powell, Bill Wall, and Doreen North on the set of the 1950 British film)

The Elusive Pimpernel (Original photograph of Michael Powell, Bill Wall, and Doreen North on the set of the 1950 British film)

by Michael; Powell Emeric Pressburger (directors, screenwriters); Emmuska Orczy (novel); Berko (photographer); David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
Item Price
$275.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage reference photograph of director Michael Powell sitting with chief electrician Bill Wall and continuity girl [script girl, script supervisor] Doreen Merriman on the set of the 1950 British film. With a printed mimeo snipe on the verso, along with the stamp of PIX agency and a stamp specific to the film's UK release, and the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$275.00
image of River of No Return (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

River of No Return (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

by Otto Preminger (director); Frank Fenton (screenwriter); Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1954
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1954 Western film, showing actor Robert Mitchum. Loosely based on the 1948 Italian film "Bicycle Thieves." A woman hires a widowed ex-con and his son to help her navigate a river journey to search for her gambler husband. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of The African Queen (Original photograph from the 1951 film)

The African Queen (Original photograph from the 1951 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); C. S. Forester (novel); James Agee, Peter Viertel, John Collier (screenwriters); Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1951
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1951. Vintage reference photograph from the 1951 film, showing actor Humphrey Bogart in costume, in the rain. Based on the 1935 novel by C. S. Forester, which follows the crew of a steamship ferrying supplies to villages in East Africa during World War I. A classic masterpiece of an adventure tale, in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of Captain Kidd (Two original photographs from the 1945 film)

Captain Kidd (Two original photographs from the 1945 film)

by Rowland V. Lee (director); Norman Reilly Raine (screenwriter); Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1945. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1945 film. With a library stamp on the verso, along with a holograph ink annotation noting No. 211. A dramatization of the life of ruthless, cutthroat pirate Captain William Kidd. Set in the Indian Ocean. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of For Whom the Bell Tolls (Collection of five original photographs taken on the set of the 1943 film)

For Whom the Bell Tolls (Collection of five original photographs taken on the set of the 1943 film)

by Sam Wood (director); Dudley Nichols (screenwriter); Ernest Hemingway (novel); Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1943
Item Price
$975.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1943. Collection of five vintage borderless double weight reference photograph taken on location for the 1943 film, most showing director Sam Wood and actors Joseph Calleia, Lilo Yarson, Gary Cooper, Katina Paxinou, and Ingrid Bergman. With printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$975.00
image of The Professionals (Collection of six original photographs from the 1966 film)

The Professionals (Collection of six original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale (starring); Richard Brooks (director, screenwriter); Frank O'Rourke (novel)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1966
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1966. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1966 Western film, featuring, variously, actors Claudia Cardinale, Woody Strode, Lee Marvin, and director Richard Brooks on the set. Based on the 1964 novel "A Mule for the Marquesa" by Frank O'Rourke, about four men hired by a wealthy Texan to rescue his wife from a… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
image of Mogambo (Original photograph of John Ford and Ava Gardner on the set of the 1953 film)

Mogambo (Original photograph of John Ford and Ava Gardner on the set of the 1953 film)

by John Ford (director); Wilson Collison (play); John Lee Mahin (screenwriter); Jitendra Arya (photographer); Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1953
Item Price
$550.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage borderless black and white photograph of director John Ford and actress Ava Gardner on the set of the 1953 film. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of photographer Jitendra Arya. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$550.00
image of The Spanish Main (Original photograph from the 1945 film)

The Spanish Main (Original photograph from the 1945 film)

by Frank Borzage (director); John Miehle (photographer); George Worthing Yates, Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenwriters); Paul Henreid, Maureen O'Hara, Mike Mazurki (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1945. Vintage reference photograph from the 1945 film, showing actors Paul Henreid and Maureen O'Hara. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of RKO Radio Pictures photographer John Miehle, along with a holograph ink annotation noting No. 211. A Dutch captain turns to piracy after being… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00