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Five Came Back (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Dalton Trumbo Jerry Cady (screenwriters); John Farrow (director); Jerry Cady (screenwriter); Chester Morris, Lucille Ball (starring)

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Published
1939
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$2,750.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1939. Estimating script for the 1939 film. In his 1970 biography of Nathanael West, Jay Martin notes: "On June 6, 1938 [West] was hired for his 'established' salary of $350 a week by RKO Pictures-the first of five major studios to employ him-to make a screenplay from an original story by Richard… Read more
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Horizons [Schallmauer] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Hardy Kruger (screenwriter); Scot Finch (screenwriter)

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Published
1977
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$75.00

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Pocking, Germany: Eucent Film, 1977. Draft script for an unproduced German film. Laid in with the script is a brief typed letter in German on Eucent Film letterhead, addressed to casting agent Paul Kohner from producer Konstantin Thoeren, introducing the screenplay. Text in English. After the unexpected death of his dear friend Frank in a test flight… Read more
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The Black Watch: The Men Who Fly America's Secret Spy Planes (First Edition)

by Ernest Gann

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Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Random House, 1989. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Dust jacket has minor creasing at the spine ends and light ribbing to the top corners. American History.
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The Wonder Book of the Air (Hardcover)

by C. B. and Lauren D. Lyman Allen

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Published
1936
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$15.00

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New York: Junior Literary Guild and John C Winston, 1936. Later printing, Very Good lacking dust jacket. Fading to spine with owner name to front pastedown and light foxing to endpapers.
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Hell's Angels (Original program for the 1930 film)

by Howard Hughes (director); Harry Behn, Howard Estabrook, Joseph Moncure March (screenwriters); Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow (starring)

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Published
1930
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$500.00

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N.p.: Caddo Company, 1930. Vintage program for the premiere of the 1930 Pre-Code film, which was famously held as a gala event at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Howard Hughes' most expensive and ambitious production, a story about World War I combat pilots, today still a dazzling work of blockbuster action and actual aerial biplane footage. Originally conceived… Read more
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$500.00
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Escadrille: An American Fable (Original script for an unproduced musical)

by Julian Barry (book, lyrics); Claibe Richardson (music)

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Published
1970
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$475.00

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New York: Arthur Langer Productions, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced musical, circa 1970. Annotation in holograh marker of copy number "18" on title page. From the estate of actress Monique van Vooren. Book and lyrics written by Julian Barry, screenwriter and playwright, perhaps best known for his Academy Award nominated script for Bob Fosse's 1974 film "Lenny."… Read more
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$475.00
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Man on the Moon (Original script for the Andy Warhol-produced 1975 stage musical, copy belonging to Monique van Vooren)

by Andy Warhol (producer); John Phillips (music, lyrics, book); Paul Morrissey (director); Denny Doherty, Genevieve Waite, Monique van Vooren (starring)

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Published
1974
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$2,850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1974. Draft Working script for the 1975 Andy Warhol-produced musical, copy belonging to Monique van Vooren. Includes 36 additional unbound pages, primarily revisions, as well as twelve pages, staple bound, containing the bulk of dialogue for van Vooren's character, Venus, with name repeatedly circled in holograph pencil. Annotations throughout, both copied and in holograph ink and pencil.… Read more
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The Dawn Patrol [Flight Commander] (Archive of 34 vernacular photographs from the set of the 1930 film)

by Howard Hawks (director, screenwriter); John Monk Saunders (story); Dan Totheroh, Seton I. Miller (screenwriters); Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Richard Barthelmess (starring); J.N. Boucher (photographer)

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Published
1930
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$2,500.00

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Los Angeles: First National Pictures, 1930. Archive of 68 vernacular photographs, housed in a contemporary photo album, each photo with descriptions in silver holograph ink just below it, and distributed in three sections as follows: (1) 34 photos taken on the set of "The Dawn Patrol" (Howard Hawks, 1930), an aviation drama set during World War I. Included are… Read more
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20,000 Men a Year (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Alfred E. Green (director); Lou Breslow, Owen Francis (screenwriters); Randolph Scott, Preston Foster, Margaret Lindsay (starring)

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Published
1939
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$325.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Final script for the 1939 film. With a single holograph pencil notation to the front wrapper. A commercial pilot grounded for reckless flying decides to start his own flying school, which becomes the profitable hub of a new government-funded civilian pilots' training program. Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the… Read more
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$325.00
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Border Flight (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

by Otho Lovering (director); Stuart Anthony, Arthur J. Beckhard (screenwriters); Frances Farmer, John Howard (starring)

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Published
1935
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$375.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1935. Draft script for the 1936 film. With a single holograph pencil notation to the front wrapper, incomplete as stamped. Lieutenant Pat Tornell, a pilot newly sworn into the US Coast Guard's airborne division, realizes he will be working closely with his former school rival, Lieutenant Dan Conlon. The two men try to outperform each… Read more
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Sky High [Off We Go!] (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

by Sam Newfield (director); Orville H. Hampton (screenwriter); Sid Melton, Mara Lynn, Sam Flint (starring)

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Published
1951
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$150.00

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Hollywood: Tom Productions, 1951. Draft script for the 1951 film, here under the working title "Off We Go!" With holograph pencil annotations throughout. An unskilled G.I. desperate to leave his lowly post as a tailgunner asks his girlfriend, who owns a cafe on the air base, to flirt with his commanding officer in order to get him a… Read more
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Drop Zone (Original screenplay for the 1994 film)

by John Badham (director); Jeb Stuart, Peter Barsocchini, John Bishop (screenwriters); Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler (starring)

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Published
1993
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1993. Draft script for the 1994 film. In order to track down a gang of hacker crooks known for skydiving onto the buildings they plan to rob, a disgraced cop turns to a skydiving expert to learn the tricks of the trade and infiltrate the criminal team. Shot on location in Florida, California,… Read more
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The Eagle and the Hawk (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

by Stuart Walker (director); Seton L. Miller, Bogart Rogers (screenwriters); Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard (starring)

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Published
1933
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$450.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1933. First Draft script for the 1933 film. With holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper. Lt. Henry Crocker, a blithe Royal Air Force pilot, realizes that the constant violence of war is beginning to take a harsh toll on Lt. Jerry Young, his flying ace buddy, who is showing signs of cracking up. When… Read more
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$450.00
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Only Angels have Wings (Collection of four original keybook set design photographs from the 1939 film)

by Howard Hawks (director); Jules Furthman (screenwriter); Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Richard Barthelmess, Rita Hayworth (starring)

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Published
1939
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$675.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Collection of four vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1939 film, with keybook tab extension removed at the left margin but with linen tape remaining on the verso of same. A strange and underappreciated adventure story, set at a remote sea trading port, sort of a South American version of "Casablanca"-but rather than World… Read more
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Hell's Angels (Original program for the 1930 film)

by Howard Hughes (director); Marshall Neilan (novel); Joseph Moncure March (screenwriter); Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow (starring)

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Published
1930
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$500.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1930. 16 page vintage program for the 1930 film, announcing its showing at Broadway theaters in New York, with abundant black and white photographs of actors, aerial stunts, and Howard Hughes throughout. Hughes' most expensive and ambitious production, a story about World War I combat pilots, today still a dazzling work of blockbuster… Read more
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A Stranger in My Arms (Original post-production script for the 1959 film)

by Helmut Kautner (director); Peter Berneis (screenwriter); Robert Wilder (novel); June Allyson, Jeff Chandler, Sandra Dee (starring)

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Published
1958
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1958. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1959 film. Based on the 1951 novel "And Ride a Tiger." After his jet crashes during the Korean War, an Air Force pilot suffering post-traumatic stress flashbacks meets the family of his navigator, who was killed in the crash, and finds himself falling for his… Read more
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Target Unknown [Prisoner of War] (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

by George Sherman (director); Harold Medford (screenwriter); Mark Stevens, Alex Nicol, Robert Douglas (starring)

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Published
1950
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$275.00

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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1950. Final Shooting script for the 1951 film, here under the working title "Prisoner of War." With detailed, extensive holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout the script. Likely copy belonging to Harold Medford with many annotations ending in "HM" throuhgout Disoriented and exhausted from multiple missions over occupied France, an American bomber squadron… Read more
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Manhattan Heartbeat [Marriage in Transit] (Original screenplay for the 1940 film)

by David Burton (director); Harold Buchman, Clark Andrews, Jack Jungmeyer, Edith Skouras (screenwriter); Vina Delmar (novel); Robert Sterling, Virginia Gilmore (starring)

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Published
1940
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1940. Final script for the 1940 film. With holograph pencil and ink annotations to the front wrapper and title page. A loose adaptation of the pre-Code melodrama "Bad Girl" (1931), which was in turn based on the 1928 novel by Vina Delmar. Newlyweds Johnny and Dottie have trouble staying within their budget due to… Read more
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Sins of Man [Turmoil] (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

by Otto Brower (director); Samuel G. Engel (screenwriter); Joseph Roth (novel); Jean Hershold, Don Ameche, Allen Jenkins (starring)

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Published
1936
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1936. Final Shooting script for the 1936 film, here under the working title "Turmoil." With holograph annotations in ink and blue pencil to the front wrapper and title page, and a single holograph pencil notation to the verso of page 80. Based on the 1930 novel "Job." Grieved by the death of his… Read more
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Bombay Clipper (Original post-production screenplay for the 1942 film)

by John Rawlins (director); Roy Chanslor, Stanley Rubin (screenwriters); William Gargan, Irene Hervey, Maria Montez (starring)

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Published
1941
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$75.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1941. Post-production script for the 1942 film. An aviation drama celebrating Pan-American oceanic flyers, wherein a young foreign correspondent agrees to take on one last mission to investigate a missing jewels case in Bombay, India before retiring his wings and settling down with his fiancee. An early appearance by noted Dominican actress and so-called… Read more
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