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cover of Dark Shadows (Archive of 298 vernacular television screen snapshots of the 1966-1971 television series)

Dark Shadows (Archive of 298 vernacular television screen snapshots of the 1966-1971 television series)

by Dan Curtis (creator); Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett, Joan Bennett (starring)

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Published
1970
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$2,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Archive of 298 vernacular snapshots of the 1966-1971 soap opera television series, taken from a television screen, carefully housed in a 29-page photograph album, circa 1970. A peculiar and substantial archive, anonymously shot and compiled, circa 1969-1970, of the televised broadcast. A remarkable document of the obsessive fandom that accompanied the strange and long-running soap,… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera regarding automobiles and automobile accidents, 1963-1966

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Archive of photographs, newspaper clippings, and various ephemera belonging to a Kenny Aumont Brown (1943-2016), of Burlington, North Carolina, largely relating to automobiles and automobile accidents, 1963-1966. The archive, assembled by Brown when in his early twenties, documents his preoccupation with automobiles, automobile accidents, and racing, at a time when Brown was first employed as… Read more
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$1,250.00
cover of Archive of five original photographs of Portola Week and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, circa 1909-1915

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San Francisco: N.p., 1915. Archive of five vintage oversize photographs of San Francisco, circa 1909-1915, relating variously to Portola Week, the U.S.S. South Dakota battleship, the Panama-Pacific Exposition, and the opening of the Panama Canal. Manuscript captions on the rectos of each. Portola Week was a five-day festival that originated in 1909, in honor of Spanish explorer… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Whoopee! (Small archive including original screenplay and production materials for the 1930 film belonging to uncredited assistant director H. Bruce Humberstone)

Whoopee! (Small archive including original screenplay and production materials for the 1930 film belonging to uncredited assistant director H. Bruce Humberstone)

by Thornton Freeland (director); Owen Davis (play); William Anthony McGuire (musical); William M. Conselman (screenwriter); Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory (starring)

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Published
1930
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$475.00

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Los Angeles: Samuel Goldwyn, 1930. Archive of original draft script and production materials for the 1930 musical belonging to uncredited assistant director H. Bruce Humberstone. The script, with the annotation of Humberstone's nickname "Lucky," on the top of the front wrapper in holograph blue pencil, has modest annotations throughout, noting page numbers, scene numbers, and calling out and striking… Read more
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$475.00
cover of Archive of promotional materials from the Woodstock rock festival, 1969

Archive of promotional materials from the Woodstock rock festival, 1969

by [Woodstock]

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Published
1969
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$975.00

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Woodstock, NY: N.p., 1969. Archive of promotional materials from the Woodstock rock festival, including a bifold brochure advertising the festival's original dates (August 15-17) with two flyers for "Inflatatent" and the third day of the festival laid in, a small blue pin with the festival's logo designed by Arnold Skolnick, and several cards with holograph ink annotations noting the… Read more
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$975.00
cover of Archive of promotional materials from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, 1947-1948

Archive of promotional materials from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, 1947-1948

by [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer] Erle Kenton

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Published
1948
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$950.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Archive of promotional material from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films released between 1947 and 1948, including pressbook pages and promotional photographs. Housed in a fabric binder with the MGM logo on the front, and the name of MGM executive, "E.W. Kenton," at the bottom right corner. Represented in the archive are "This Time… Read more
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$950.00
cover of I Was Sitting on My Patio This Guy Appeared I Thought I Was Hallucinating (Archive of two scripts, an original script from the 1977 premiere production and the script publication which accompanied the 1978 London performances)

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N.p. / London: N.p. / Robert Wilson, 1978. Archive of two scripts of Robert Wilson's iconic play "I was Sitting on My Patio This Guy Appeared I Thought I was Hallucinating," an original 1977 script with annotations in holograph red marker throughout, and faint copied annotations and illustrations throughout, and a copy of the 1978 publication of the script,… Read more
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$975.00
cover of Archive of 20 original photographs taken at the Dean Guitar Factory, circa 1978

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Chicago: N.p., 1978. Archive of 20 vintage borderless vernacular photographs taken at the original Dean Guitar Factory, circa 1978. Photographs housed in a small spiral bound album, with three additional borderless color photographs taken in the mid-1980s laid in. The album documents a then-nascent Dean Guitars, with many shots of founder Dean Zelinsky, likely taken in the… Read more
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$375.00
cover of Mr. Inside / Mr. Outside (Archive of material from the 1973 television movie)

Mr. Inside / Mr. Outside (Archive of material from the 1973 television movie)

by Tony Lo Bianco, Hal Linden (starring); Philip D'Antoni (producer); William A. Graham (director); Randy Jurgensen, Chris D'Antoni (screenwriters); Paul Benjamin, Marcia Jean Kurtz (starring)

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Published
1973
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Archive of material from the 1973 television movie, originally planned to be the pilot episode of a television series, which originally aired on March 14, 1973, on NBC. Included in the archive are nine copies of a treatment script for a prospective episode, titled "A Fungi Affair," an early treatment script for an untitled separate episode,… Read more
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$375.00
cover of Strike Force (Archive of production material for the 1975 television movie)

Strike Force (Archive of production material for the 1975 television movie)

by Richard Gere, Cliff Gorman, Don Blakely, Edward Grover (starring); Barry Shear (director); Robert O. Hirson (screenwriter)

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Published
1975
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Archive of production materials for the 1975 television movie, including eight actor contracts (including contracts for director Barry Shear and actors Richard Gere, Marilyn Chris, Joe Spinell, and Cliff Gorman), 35 xerographically duplicated day performer contracts, and a substantial number of equity contracts and release forms. The film originally aired on April 12, 1975,… Read more
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cover of See No Evil [Dark of the Day] [Buff] (Archive of two original screenplays for the 1971 film)

See No Evil [Dark of the Day] [Buff] (Archive of two original screenplays for the 1971 film)

by Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey (starring); Richard Fleischer (director); Brian Clemens (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$1,450.00

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London: Genesis, 1970. Archive of two draft scripts for the 1971 film, one undated and under the working title "Buff," the other noted as a second draft, under the working title "Dark of the Day." Second draft script belonging to sound mixer Bob Allen, with his name on the front wrapper and his holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout. … Read more
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cover of Kraft [Mystery] Theatre: The Eighty Seventh [87th] Precinct (Archive of six original screenplays for the 1958 television episode)

Kraft [Mystery] Theatre: The Eighty Seventh [87th] Precinct (Archive of six original screenplays for the 1958 television episode)

by Evan Hunter writing as Ed McBain (novels); Larry Cohen (screenwriter); Robert Bray, Joan Copeland, Pat Henning, Salome Jens (starring); Paul Bogart (director)

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Published
1958
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$875.00

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Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1958. Archive of six Revised Draft scripts for the 1958 three-part television episode, which originally aired on June 25, 1958, on NBC. Collection includes three scripts noted as Acts I-III, and one script duplicate of Act I only, and two scripts compiling all three acts. Also included are two typescript pages, noting story… Read more
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$875.00
cover of Archive of 41 original autograph letters from silent film actor William S. Hart to actress Jane Novak, 1921

Archive of 41 original autograph letters from silent film actor William S. Hart to actress Jane Novak, 1921

by [Silent Film] [Western Americana] William S. Hart (actor)

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Published
1921
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$6,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1921. Archive of 41 autograph letters from early silent film actor William S. Hart to his fiancée, actress Jane Novak, written on Hart's personal letterhead and dated between May 4 and 26, 1921. Included with the letters are their original mailing envelopes (addressed to Novak's residence at the Biltmore in New York) as well as typescript transcriptions… Read more
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$6,500.00
cover of Archive of five original screenplays for unproduced films written by and belonging to novelist and poet Robert Nathan

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1970. Archive of five vintage screenplays and scripts belonging to novelist and poet Robert Nathan. Included in the archive are: one Draft script for an unproduced film titled "Red Shoes Run Faster," one script for an unproduced play titled "The Ice Maiden," one early treatment script for an unproduced film adaptation of Nathan's novel… Read more
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$2,850.00
cover of Archive of original typed and handwritten manuscripts and galleys for novels by Gerald A. Brown, 1960s-1990s

Archive of original typed and handwritten manuscripts and galleys for novels by Gerald A. Brown, 1960s-1990s

by [Author archives] Gerald A. Browne

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Published
1990
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$9,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Archive of original material belonging to mystery and crime author Gerald A. Browne, consisting of 19 typed manuscripts, 13 handwritten manuscripts, 8 corrected galleys, 3 screenplays, and extensive handwritten, typed, and xerographically duplicated materials pertaining to all novels in the author's oeuvre. Browne was born and raised in Litchfield County, Connecticut. He attended the University… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs and letters belonging to British film producer John Palmer

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Archive of material belonging to noted British film producer John Palmer. Included in the archive are leaves from a photo album with over 100 photographs of Palmer's friends and family members, a photograph of the St. James Street Post Office dated 1929 and mounted on stiff brown board, two leatherbound albums containing 101 vernacular photographs of… Read more
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cover of Poor Cecily [Soumise et perverse Cecilie] (Archive of 72 vernacular color snapshots, 18 contact sheet photographs, three lobby cards, black and white and color flyers, and poster from 1975 French release of the 1974 film)

Poor Cecily [Soumise et perverse Cecilie] (Archive of 72 vernacular color snapshots, 18 contact sheet photographs, three lobby cards, black and white and color flyers, and poster from 1975 French release of the 1974 film)

by [Pornographic Film] Lee Frost (director); Cedric Malcome (screenwriter); Angela Field, William Quinn, Sandy Dempsey, Cindy Summers (starring)

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Published
1975
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$1,650.00

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Paris: Alpha France, 1975. Archive of material relating to the production and release of the 1974 US adult film, including 72 vernacular color snapshots (including five duplicates), 18 snapshot-size contact photographs, three double weight glossy French lobby cards, three copies of a black and white French program, one color French program, and one moyenne film poster from the French… Read more
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$1,650.00
cover of Youth Runs Wild (Archive of 259 original photographs from the 1944 film)

Youth Runs Wild (Archive of 259 original photographs from the 1944 film)

by Mark Robson (director); John Miehle, Ernest A. Bachrach (still photographers); John Fante, Ardel Wray (screenwriters); Bonita Granville, Kent Smith, Jean Brooks, Glen Vernon (starring)

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Published
1944
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$450.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1944. Collection of 259 vintage reference photographs from the 1944 film, including many candid shots, and three borderless test photographs with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso. Test photographs with the stamp of still photographer Ernest A. Bachrach to the verso, all others with the stamp of still photographer John Miehle to… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Archive of 59 original photographs of automobile accidents, circa 1930s-1940s

Archive of 59 original photographs of automobile accidents, circa 1930s-1940s

by R. Werner (photographer)

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Published
1940
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$1,275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Archive of 59 photographs of automobile accident scenes or damage to vehicles in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, circa late 1930s through late 1940s. All photographs with holograph annotations to the rectos or versos, or stamps on the verso, indicating their use in legal proceedings, and occasionally with dates or locations. Also included is a brown… Read more
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cover of Archive of 103 vernacular photographs by documentary filmmaker Barnett Addis, circa 1950s-1960s

Archive of 103 vernacular photographs by documentary filmmaker Barnett Addis, circa 1950s-1960s

by Barnett Addis (photographer, filmmaker)

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Published
1960
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$2,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Archive of 103 vintage, vernacular photographs, a mix of double and single weight, by psychologist and documentary filmmaker Barnett Addis, circa 1950s-1960s. 21 photographs with his stamp on the verso, several of which also include brief holograph pencil annotations noting the subject, location, or year. As a faculty member, and later director, of the… Read more
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$2,500.00