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Where's Poppa? (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

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

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Royal Books, Inc.
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… Read more
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$750.00
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Journey's End (Original advertising flyer for the 1929 play)

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

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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… 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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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 Rival, Pierre-Louis and Ned (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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Published
1965
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$95.00

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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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$95.00
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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
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Between Two Women (Collection of 9 original concept art sketches for the 1945 film)

by [Dr. Kildare] Goldbeck, Willis (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. About Near Fine.
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$150.00
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The Climax (Collection of 5 original concept art sketches for the 1944 film)

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

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Published
1944
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$150.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. Very Good plus or better. Weaver and Brunas, Universal Horrors.
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$150.00
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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… Read more
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$350.00
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His Majesty, the American (Original Glass Slide)

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

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

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Royal Books, Inc.
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… Read more
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$125.00
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Moog Production Catalog (First Edition)

by [Moog 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… Read more
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$75.00
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The Bribe (Original photograph for the 1949 film)

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

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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
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Step Lively (Original photograph from the 1944 film)

by Hendrickson, Fred (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
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$85.00

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Hollywood: 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
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Rope (Original photograph from the 1948 film)

by Hitchcock, Alfred (director); Hume Cronyn, Arthur Laurents (screenwriter); Patrick Hamilton (play); James Stewart (starring)

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Published
1948
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$200.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1948. Vintage reference photograph of a boardwalk poster advertising the 1948 Alfred Hitchcock film. 10 x 8 inches. Near Fine. Grant US. Selby US. Spicer US.
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$200.00
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Hal Roach archive of letters relating to the promotion of "Topper" (1937)

by Roach, Hal (producer); George Hurrell (photographer); Constance Bennett, Cary Grant (starring)

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Published
1937
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1937. Small archive of letters from the Hal Roach Studios archive, all relating to the promotion of the 1937 film. 11 letters in all, dated throughout 1937. Very nice content, 3 of which are address to the Hal Roach Studios, having to do with the promotion of Constance Bennett in the film. Noteworthy among these… Read more
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N.p.: N.p., 1937. Archive of letters from the Hal Roach Studios archive, all relating to the promotion of the studio's wildly popular "Our Gang" series of shorts and films, all circa 1937 14 letters in all, dated throughout 1937. Very nice content, all addressed to the Hal Roach Studio, addressing every manner of promotion relating to "Our Gang."… Read more
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$225.00
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RKO Radio Pictures 1941-1942 Annual

by [Film Studio Annuals] Welles, Orson, William Dieterle (directors); Theodore Dreiser, Stephen Vincent Benet, Lillian Hellman (authors); Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, Gary Cooper (stars)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1941
Edition
First Edition
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$1,250.00

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Hollywood: RKO Radio Pictures, 1941. First Edition. First Edition, large quarto. The deluxe annual for RKO Studios' 1941-1942 season. Notable among the offerings featured are two full color Disney features ("Fantasia" and "Bambi"), several literary adaptations, including "Sister Carrie" and "The Little Foxes," actors Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, and Gary Cooper.… Read more
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$1,250.00
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The Master Race (Archive of concept art sketches for advertisements promoting the film's original release)

by Biberman, Herbert J. (director, screenwriter); George Coulouris, Stanley Ridges, Lloyd Bridges (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
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$400.00

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Hollywood: RKO Radio Pictures, 1944. Collection of six original preliminary advertising concept art sketches for the release of the 1944 anti-Nazi film by a member of the Hollywood Ten. Executed variously in graphite, charcoal, and gouache on onion skin paper, each leaf tipped on to white paper stock at the corners, some with annotations at the margins. … Read more
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$400.00
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Main Street After Dark (Archive of concept art sketches for advertisements promoting the film's original release)

by Cahn, Edward L. (director); Edward Arnold, Audrey Totter, Dan Duryea (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
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$750.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1944. Collection of 14 original preliminary advertising concept art sketches for the release of sultry 1944 B-picture. Executed variously in graphite, charcoal, and gouache on onion skin paper, each leaf tipped on to white paper stock at the corners, some with annotations at the margins. The collection displays a variety of styles… Read more
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$750.00