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cover of Superchick [Supergirl] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

Superchick [Supergirl] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Joyce Jillison, Louis Quinn (starring); Ed Forsyth (director); Gary Crutcher (screenwriter)

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1972
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Hollywood: Marimark, 1972. Revised Final Shooting Draft script for the 1973 film, here under the working title "Supergirl." Copy belonging to story writer John Burrows, with his name in holograph ink annotation on the front wrapper and his annotations throughout. An attractive, free-spirited flight attendant with boyfriends in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles unwittingly becomes involved… Read more
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cover of Battle Hymn (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

Battle Hymn (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Douglas Sirk (director); Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans (screenwriters); Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea (starring)

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Published
1956
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1956. Continuity & Dialogue script for the 1957 film. The guilt a fighter pilot feels over accidentally dropping a bomb on a German orphanage during World War II leads him to become a minister upon returning to the US. When this proves insufficient in assuaging his bad conscience, he decides to volunteer his… Read more
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cover of The Final Countdown (Original poster photo paste-up master for the 1980 film)

The Final Countdown (Original poster photo paste-up master for the 1980 film)

by Don Taylor (director); David Ambrose, Gerry Davis, Thomas Hunter, Peter Powell (screenwriters); Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino (starring)

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Published
1980
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Original photo paste-up master demonstrating a one sheet poster design for the 1980 film. Mounted on illustration board, covered by a second layer with emphasis to the title letters in blue marker, mounted on a mat wit annotations regarding layout in red holograph ink. A modern aircraft carrier is displaced in time,… Read more
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cover of The Aviator (Original screenplay for the 1985 film belonging to actor Ron Travis, annotated)

The Aviator (Original screenplay for the 1985 film belonging to actor Ron Travis, annotated)

by Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette (starring); George T. Miller (director); Ernest K. Gann (novel); Marc Norman (screenwriter)

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Published
1983
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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Final Draft script, belonging to actor Ron Travis, with his ownership name in holograph ink on the title page, and his holograph ink annotations throughout. Bound in after the script are a substantial number of call sheets, cast and crew lists, and production memos, many with Travis' holograph ink and pencil annotations. Based on… Read more
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cover of Forced Landing (Original photograph from the 1941 film)

Forced Landing (Original photograph from the 1941 film)

by Gordon Wiles (director); Edward Churchill, Maxwell Shane (screenwriters); Richard Arlen, Eva Gabor, J. Carroll Naish, Nils Asther (starring)

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Published
1941
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1941. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1941 film, showing actors Richard Arlen and Eva Gabor. An American pilot falls in love with a woman from the fictitious tropical country of Mosaque. The second film released by Pine-Thomas Productions, preceded by "Power Drive," and followed by "Flying Blind," all released in 1941 and… Read more
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cover of Bluebeard (Complete set of eight original photographs from the 1972 film)

Bluebeard (Complete set of eight original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Edward Dmytryk (director, screenwriter); Ennio De Concini, Maria Pia Fusco (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Raquel Welch, Virna Lisi, Joey Heatherton (starring)

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Published
1972
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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Complete set of eight original color studio still photographs from the 1972 film. An Austrian aristocrat and war hero secretly murders his wives when he tires of them, and hides their bodies in his castle vault. Shot on location in Budapest, Hungary and Rome, Italy. 10 x 8… Read more
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cover of Bluebeard (Collection of six original photographs from the 1972 film)

Bluebeard (Collection of six original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Edward Dmytryk (director, screenwriter); Ennio De Concini, Maria Pia Fusco (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Raquel Welch, Virna Lisi, Joey Heatherton (starring)

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Published
1972
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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the 1972 film. Three stamped production No. 72-327 on the bottom right corner of the recto. An Austrian aristocrat and war hero secretly murders his wives when he tires of them, and hides their bodies in his castle vault. Shot on location… Read more
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cover of Five Came Back (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

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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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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cover of Horizons [Schallmauer] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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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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 Wonder Book of the Air (Hardcover)

by C.B. and Lauren D. Lyman Allen

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Published
1936
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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 on the front pastedown and light foxing to endpapers.
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cover of Escadrille: An American Fable (Original script for an unproduced musical)

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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New York: Arthur Langer Productions, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced musical, circa 1970. Annotation in holograph ink on the title page, noting copy No. 18. 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… Read more
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cover of The Dawn Patrol [Flight Commander] (Archive of 34 vernacular photographs from the set of the 1930 film)

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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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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cover of Jet Pilot (Original photograph of Josef von Sternberg and Howard Hughes on the set of the 1957 film)

Jet Pilot (Original photograph of Josef von Sternberg and Howard Hughes on the set of the 1957 film)

by Joseph von Sternberg (director); Jules Furthman (screenwriter); John Wayne, Janet Leigh (starring)

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Published
1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Vintage reference photograph of director Josef von Sternberg, what appears to be Howard Hughes, and various crew members on the set of the 1957 film. With the stamp of Cinemagence on the verso. A Soviet pilot lands at a USAF base in Alaska, where she pretends to be a defector, leading the base commander to… Read more
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cover of 20,000 Men a Year (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

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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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Final script for the 1939 film. With a single holograph pencil notation on 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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cover of Border Flight (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

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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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1935. Draft script for the 1936 film. With a single holograph pencil notation on 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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cover of Sky High [Off We Go!] (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

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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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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cover of Drop Zone (Original screenplay for the 1994 film)

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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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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cover of Only Angels Have Wings (Collection of four original keybook set design photographs from the 1939 film)

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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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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cover of Hell's Angels (Original program for the 1930 film)

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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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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cover of A Stranger in My Arms (Original post-production script for the 1959 film)

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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