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image of Every Home Should Have One [Think Dirty] (Original photograph of Marty Feldman from the 1970 film)

Every Home Should Have One [Think Dirty] (Original photograph of Marty Feldman from the 1970 film)

by Jim Clark (director); Herbert Kretzmer, Barry Took (screenwriters); Marty Feldman (screenwriter, starring); Judy Cornwell, Shelley Berman (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage reference photograph from the 1970 film, showing actor Marty Feldman as a satyr, gleefully reading a salacious paperback novel. An ad man is tasked with creating a new, sexy image for a frozen porridge brand. A satirical farce directly ridiculing British conservative activist Mary Whitehouse, who in 1970 was staging a war on gratuitous sex… Read more
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$300.00
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Fairfield's window display, St. Louis (Collection of five original photographs, circa 1950)

by [Department stores] [Americana]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
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$450.00

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St. Louis, MO: N.p., 1950. Collection of five vintage narrow margin photographs of a Fairfield's (Fair Prices) department store window display, St. Louis, circa 1950. One with "Arteaga St. Louis" photographer mark in negative on lower right, with "Arteaga" stamp on verso. One with annotation in holograph ink of "Trimmed by Eva, won prize on all 5 pictures. Ballet… Read more
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$450.00
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Archive of advertising and photographs for portable 35mm film projectors

by [Film Projectors]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1931
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$475.00

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New York: International Projector Corporation, 1931. Archive consisting of an original sales brochure and eleven photographs for portable Acme-Simplex 35mm film projectors, from 1931. The Simplex projector line was one of the most popular US brands from the silent era until the transition to digital projection in the 1990s. Portable projectors were available in both silent and sound formats, and… Read more
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$475.00
image of Archive of advertising and photographs for a custom mechanical scoreboard firm in Miami, Florida, circa 1940s

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Miami, FL: N.p., 1940. Archive of sales material and design documents for the James O. Tice Company, a custom mechanical scoreboard firm active in the 1940s in Florida. Included in the archive are 19 vintage black and white photographs (including 14 original photographs and 5 xerographically duplicated photographs), 2 manuscript design documents, 1 original blueprint and 1 xerographically duplicated… Read more
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$650.00
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Original American Express display featuring Lou Reed

by [Reed, Lou]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1988
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1988. Vintage 1988 cardboard standee for holding American Express application forms for college students, featuring Lou Reed. Part of a extended campaign for American Express, beginning in 1985 with ads featuring Reed in his leather jacket proclaiming "How to buy a jacket, and a of a brief phase as a corporate pitchman by the iconoclastic musician, which… Read more
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$475.00
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Where's Poppa? (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Carl Reiner (director); Robert Klane (screenwriter, novel); Ruth Gordon, Ron Leibman, George Segal (starring)

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Published
1969
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$750.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: The Where's Poppa Company, 1969. First Revised Draft script for the 1970 film. Based on the 1970 novel. A stark black comedy in which Gordon, stuck caring for his senile mother, becomes increasingly frustrated with his inability to have a love life due to her interference. The first of Carl Reiner's early directorial efforts intended to push… Read more
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$750.00
image of Collection of 140 original photographs of department store window displays in New York City and Southern California, circa 1950s

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Various cities: Various, 1950. Collection of 140 vintage photographs of department store window displays, 9 of which are double weight. Eight photographs dated 1948, four dated 1949, with the rest being circa 1950s. Nearly two thirds with stamps on the verso or other identifying information for the photographers or photography studios. Roughly half of the photographs feature window displays… Read more
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$2,850.00
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Journey's End (Original advertising flyer for the 1929 play)

by James Whale (director, set design); Gilbert Miller (producer); Maurice Browne (producer); R.C. Sherriff (playwright); Colin Keith-Johnston, Leon Quartermaine Osborne (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1929
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$625.00

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New York: Henry Miller's Theatre, 1929. Original flyer for the 1929 play "Journey's End," which premiered at Henry Miller's Theatre on Broadway on March 22, 1929 and closed on May 17, 1930, for a total of 485 performances. The first US production of the play after its smash hit at at the Apollo Theatre in London, which starred a… Read more
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$625.00
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Deuxieme Tranche, 1960-61 (Original press release folder)

by [Cinedis]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1961
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$15.00

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Paris: Cinedis, 1961. Original single-pocket blue folder from French film studio, Cinedis, for the years 1960 to 1961. Distributed to press agencies, film distributors and theaters, this folder is empty but would have contained press release information, like film credits and star biographies, for films credited on the front, here being "Adua et ses compagnes" (Hungry for Love, 1960),… Read more
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$15.00
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20th Night of Cinema [XXe Nuit du cinema] (Original French program for the 1965 gala)

by Pierre-Louis and Ned Rival (producers); Elvire Popesco, Hubert de Malet, Robert Manuel (directors); J.-J. Bricaire (administrator); Claude Dauphin (art director); Robert Valentino (music); Jacques Plante (director of production)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1965
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$25.00

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Paris: Theatre Marigny, 1965. Original French program for the "20th Night of Cinema," here under the original French title. A lavish illustrated magazine, with blue cord marker, featuring full-page advertisements for motor car companies, cosmetics (notably the Coty line of perfume, Imprevu), alcoholic beverages and cigarettes, galleries, televisions, salons, and refrigerators, produced to coincide with the gala held at… Read more
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$25.00
image of Comptoir general de la bimbeloterie (Original French toy company sales catalogue and supplements, 1961-1962)

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Paris: Self-published, 1962. Original French toy and home goods sales catalogue and supplements for the "Comptoir general de la bimbeloterie" company in Paris, 1961-1962. Illustrated with black-and-white vignette photographs of items for sale, each represented with a serial number, accompanied by a corresponding descriptive price catalogue. Thousands of toys, puzzles, board games, sports equipment, and miniatures are featured, including… Read more
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$75.00
image of Between Two Women (Collection of 9 original concept art sketches for the 1945 film)

Between Two Women (Collection of 9 original concept art sketches for the 1945 film)

by Willis Goldbeck (director); Harry Ruskin (screenwriter); Van Johnson, Lionel Barrymore, Marilyn Maxwell, Gloria DeHaven (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
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$150.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1945. Collection of nice vintage concept art sketches for advertisements or posters for the 1945 film. Pencil and marker on tracing paper. The sixteenth and penultimate "Dr. Kildare" film, the and the last of four films featuring Van Johnson as Dr. Randall "Red" Adams, and the fifth of six films focusing on Lionel Barrymore's… Read more
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$150.00
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The Climax (Collection of 5 original concept art sketches for the 1944 film)

by George Waggner (director); Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling (screenwriters); Edward Locke (play); Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
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$150.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. Collection of five original concept art sketches for advertisements or posters for the 1944 film. Pencil and marker on tracing paper. Based on the 1909 play by Edward Locke, about a doctor who becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice reminds with of his deceased financee, whom he murdered out of jealousy.… Read more
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$150.00
image of Cinedis film agency Christmas parties, 1957-1959 (Collection of original publisher catalogs and handwritten gift lists)

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France: Various Publishers, 1959. Collection of thirteen French publisher and distributor catalogs, including a small book-shaped calendar, advertising toys, novelties, and home goods. Most are full-color folding brochures. From the archives of Maryse Martres, in original manila envelope with her name on the front in holograph ink. Martres (Martin) was a prolific French actress who was later involved in… Read more
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$350.00
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His Majesty, the American (Original Glass Slide)

by Joseph Henabery (director, screenwriter); Douglas Fairbanks (screenwriter, starring); Marjorie Daw, Frank Campeau, Sam Sothern (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1919
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$375.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1919. Vintage color glass slide advertisement for the 1919 film, the first film released by the newly minted United Artists, co-founded by star Fairbanks with Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, and D.W. Griffith. A wealthy American gets embroiled in the politic turmoil of a fictional European monarchy, only to find he is secretly the heir… Read more
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$375.00
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Where's Poppa (Collection of five pieces of advertising material for the 1979 television movie)

by Richard Benjamin (director); Robert Klane, Patricia Rickey (screenwriters); Elsa Lanchester, George Segal (starring)

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Published
1979
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$125.00

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Burbank, CA: American Broadcasting Company [ABC], 1979. Collection of three vintage studio still photographs and two advertising mockups from the 1979 film. Both the photographs and the advertising mockups have been hand-retouched, adhered to a backing board, and prepared for use in advertising. A stark black comedy in which a man who is caretaker for his mentally disabled mother… Read more
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$125.00
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Moog Production Catalog (First Edition)

by [Moog Music] [Electronics] [Experimental Music]

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Published
1982
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$75.00

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Buffalo, NY: Bob Moog, 1982. Production catalog from 1982, including the recently released Memorymoog, Source, and Rogue models, as well as the Moog Liberation, the first commercially produced keytar. A contemporary look at available synthesizers at the moment when they would begin to dominant popular music. Three pages. Three hole punch to the left edge, affecting some of the… Read more
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$75.00
image of The Bribe (Original photograph for the 1949 film)

The Bribe (Original photograph for the 1949 film)

by Robert Z. Leonard (director); Frederick Nebel (short story); Marguerite Roberts (screenwriter); Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1949
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$150.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1949. Vintage photograph showing an illustrated advertisement for the 1949 film noir, based on the short story of the same name by Frederick Nebel. 10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus. Grant US. Selby Canon US. Silver Classic Noir. Spicer US.
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$150.00
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The Mask of Diijon (Original photograph for the 1946 film)

by Lew Landers (director); Arthur St. Claire, Griffin Jay (screenwriters); Erich von Stroheim (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1946
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$185.00

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Los Angeles: Producers Releasing Corporation, 1946. Vintage sepia photograph of the illustrated poster for the 1946 poverty row film noir. Erich von Stroheim plays a stage magician who uses hypnotism to take revenge on those that humiliated him. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. Grant US. Selby US. Spicer US.
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$185.00
image of Step Lively (Original photograph from the 1944 film)

Step Lively (Original photograph from the 1944 film)

by Fred Hendrickson (photographer); Tim Whelan (director); Warren Duff, Peter Milne (screenwriters); Allen Boretz, John Murray (play); Frank Sinatra, George Miller, Gloria DeHaven (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
Item Price
$85.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1944. Vintage reference photograph of the original poster for the 1944 film musical, based on the 1937 Broadway musical "Room Service" by Allen Boretz and John Murray, previously adapted in 1938 as a Marx Brothers vehicle. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus. Holograph ink notation to the recto, image not affected. Lightly… Read more
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$85.00