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Gaby: A True Story [Gaby Brimmer] (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

by Mandoki, Luis (director); Michael Love, Martin Salinas (screenwriters); Liv Ullmann, Norma Aleandro, Robert Loggia, Rachel Chagall (starring)

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Published
1986
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$250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1986. Revised Draft script for the 1987 film, here under the working title "Gaby Brimmer". Based on the true story of Gaby Brimmer, a young woman born with cerebral palsy and near-total body paralysis who became an acclaimed artist, author, and activist. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Norma Aleandro. … Read more
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$250.00
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1980. First US Edition, preceded by the French edition published in 1977 by Paris Stock. INSCRIBED by the author on the verso of the front endpaper: "Hah Victor what a start! / This autopornography just for you / Maurice / Nueva York / Jan 1 1980", with an an additional inscription (the one Girodias is… Read more
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The Rothschilds (Original script for the 1970 musical)

by Yellen, Sherman (book); Jerry Bock (music); Sheldon Harnick (lyrics); Frederic Morton (biography); Michael Kidd (director); Hal Linden, Jill Clayburgh, Keene Curtis (starring)

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Published
1969
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$650.00

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New York: Elkins Productions International Corporation, 1969. Draft script for the 1970 musical, which premiered on October 19, 1970 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and ran for 507 performances, closing on January 1, 1972. Copy number "38" in holograph ink on title page. Based on Frederic Morton's 1962 book "The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait," the musical tells of the… Read more
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Bonnie and Clyde (Original fashion photograph of Faye Dunaway from the 1967 film)

by Penn, Arthur (director); David Newman, Robert Benton (screenwriters); Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman (starring)

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Published
1967
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$325.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1967. Vintage fashion test photograph of Faye Dunaway, in two outfits straight from depression-era fashion, for the 1967 film. Perhaps the most significant film for the New Hollywood generation, with its mix of graphic violence, sex and humor, and a glamourous take on disaffected youth. Its portrayal of violence and ambiguity in… Read more
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Bluebeard [Landru] (Collection of 16 original photographs from the 1963 film)

by Chabrol, Claude (director); Raymond Cauchetier, Sergio Strizzi (still photographers); Francoise Sagan (screenwriter); Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef (starring)

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Published
1963
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$225.00

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New South Wales: Embassy Pictures, 1963. Collection of 16 vintage studio still photographs from the 1963 film. Based on French serial killer Henri Desire Landru. During World War I, Henri Landru (Charles Denner) supplements his income by luring middle-class women through newspaper ads, to a villa outside Paris where he seduces and kills them, burns their bodies,… Read more
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$225.00
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The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1968 film)

by Huillet, Daniele, Jean-Marie Straub (directors, screenwriters); Gustav Leonhardt, Christiane Lang, Paolo Carlini (starring)

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Published
1968
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$275.00

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New York: New Yorker Films, 1968. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs, four borderless, from the 1968 film. Presented in a brown paper envelope with title annotated in holograph pencil. The first feature film from the husband-and-wife team of Jean-Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet. An austere portrayal of the life and times of Johann Sebastian… Read more
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$275.00
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The Street Where I Live (Signed First Edition)

by Lerner, Alan Jay

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1978
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340228388
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$450.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1978. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A memoir by lyricist and librettist Alan Jay Lerner, who in collaboration with his writing partner Frederick Loewe created some of the most enduring works of the American stage and cinema. Winner of 3 Tony Awards and 3 Academy… Read more
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$450.00
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Wilson (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

by King, Henry (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); Alexander Knox, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell (starring)

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Published
1943
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$650.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1943. Second Revised Final Draft script for the 1944 film. Single holograph annotation of two names on verso of final page of script. The most expensive movie produced at the time and Darryl F. Zanuck's own labor of love, known in the trade as "Zanuck's Folly," as it was largely a box-office flop,… Read more
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$650.00
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Candide (Original script for the 1974 musical)

by Bernstein, Leonard (music); Richard Wilbur (lyrics); Hugh Wheeler (book); Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche (additional lyrics); Harold Prince (director); Lewis J. Stadlen, Mark Baker, Maureen Brennan (starring)

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Published
1974
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$675.00

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New York: Chelsea-Candide Company, 1974. Draft script for the 1974 production of the play, noted on the title page as the "Playing Version."). "Candide" premiered at the Broadway Theatre on March 10, 1974, playing for 740 performances, closing on January 4, 1976. Annotation in holograph marker of copy number "#13" on title page and several annotations in holograph pencil… Read more
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Elizabeth 1st (Original script for the 1972 play)

by Foster, Paul (playwright); John-Michel Tebelak (director); Jeanette Landis, Tom Everett, Jerry Cunliffe (starring)

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Published
1971
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$450.00

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New York: Lansbury-Duncan Productions, 1971. Draft script for 1972 play which premiered on April 5, 1972 at the Lyceum Theatre, for a short run of five performances, closing on April 8, 1972. Copy No. "22" noted in holograph marker on title page. Set in the late Sixteenth century, a touring company of Elizabethan players perform a bawdy, burlesque… Read more
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Kean: A Play for Life [Kean: A Film Biography] (Two original screenplays for an unproduced film)

by Kimball, Frederic (screenwriter)

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Published
1990
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$275.00

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New York: N.p., 1990. Two scripts for an unproduced film, a 1983 First Draft script and a 1990 Draft script. The First Draft script, titled "Kean: A Film Biography," contains a few annotations in holograph marker of text and dialogue corrections. The 1990 Draft script is entitled "Kean: A Play for Life." Accompanying the First Draft script… Read more
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Annie Get Your Gun (Original script from the 1946 musical)

by Berlin, Irving (music, lyrics); Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields (book)

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Published
1946
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1946. Draft script for the 1946 musical, for the character of Tommy, with the character name on lower right and "5." on upper right, presumably Tommy being the fifth character in the play. A very unusual script in terms of size, style, and purpose, made custom for the part and the lines of a single character, and… Read more
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Lawrence of Arabia (Original photograph from set of the 1962 film)

by Lean, David (director, screenwriter); T. E. Lawrence (writings); Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson (screenwriters); Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Omar Sharif, Jose Ferrer (starring)

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Published
1962
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$325.00

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London: Horizon, 1962. Vintage borderless photograph of David Lean on the set of the 1962 film. An incomparable film. Opening in 1935 with the death of Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) in a motorcycle accident at the age of 46, we then follow, in flashback, Lawrence as a young intelligence officer in 1916 Cairo, assigned to investigate the… Read more
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The Queen (Original screenplay for the 2006 film)

by Frears, Stephen (director); Peter Morgan (screenwriter); Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings (starring)

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Published
2005
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 2005. Draft script for the 2006 film. An intimate look at the British Royal family from May to September of 1997, following the death of Princess Diana on August 31, 1977, and the struggle between Queen Elizabeth's (Helen Mirren) desire to treat it as a private affair, and Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) and… Read more
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The Amazing Howard Hughes [Howard: The Amazing Mr. Hughes] (Two original screenplays comprising the complete script for the 1977 television film)

by Graham, William A. (director); Noah Dietrich, Bob Thomas (biography) John Gay (screenwriter); Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, James Hampton (starring)

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Published
1976
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$850.00

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Studio City, CA: EMI Television Programs, 1976. Two Revised draft scripts, Part I and Part II, comprising the complete script, for the 1977 television film, which was broadcast in two parts on CBS on April 13 and 14, 1977. First script, titled "Howard: The Amazing Mr. Hughes" on front wrapper, and titled "'Howard The Amazing Mr. Hughes' Part… Read more
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The Winds of Kitty Hawk (Original screenplay for the 1978 television film)

by Swackhamer, E.W. (director); William Kelley, Jeb Rosebrook (screenwriters); Michael Moriarty, David Huffman (starring)

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Published
1977
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$75.00

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Studio City, CA: Charles Fries Productions, 1977. Draft script for the 1978 television film, which originally aired December 17, 1978 on NBC. Broadcast on the 75th anniversary of the Wright brothers' famous 1903 airplane flight. The story of the invention of the first successful powered flying machine. Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated 10/7/77, with credits… Read more
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Julian (One original screenplay and one copied screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Vidal, Gore (novel, screenwriter)

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Published
1969
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$875.00

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London: Winkast Film Productions, 1969. First draft screenplay and copied second draft screenplay for an unproduced film from author Gore Vidal adapting his esteemed 1964 historical fiction novel "Julian." From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose best known credits include "The Long Goodbye" (Robert Altman, 1973), "The Missouri Breaks" (Arthur Penn, 1976), and "Heat" (Michael Mann,… Read more
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The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover [The Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover] (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Cohen, Larry (director, screenwriter); Broderick Crawford, Jose Ferrer, Michael Parks, Rip Torn (starring)

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Published
1977
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for the 1977 film, here under its working title "The Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover." With two holograph pencil and ink annotations to the title page. An biopic dramatizing the rise to power of J. Edgar Hoover, the long-standing director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The film courted controversy at… Read more
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Anastasia (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Litvak, Anatole (director); Marcelle Maurette (play); Guy Bolton (adaptation); Arthur Laurents (screenwriter); Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes (starring)

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Published
1956
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$350.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1956. Final draft script for the 1956 film. Wrappers trimmed to conform to text block, separating spine from wrapper abd cropping copy number stamp "650" and re-written in holograph ink. Production number adjusted in holograph pencil with ".5." "#3" in holograph in on edge of spine. Based on Marcelle Maurette's 1952 stage play, about… Read more
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Hollywood on Wheels (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Kopperl, Bert (author); Vince Diaz (screenwriter)

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N.p.: N.p.. Treatment script for an unproduced film. With a resume laid in for actor Sharon Hawn, including holograph ink notation correcting her phone number, possibly due to her being considered for a role in this unproduced feature. Based on the autobiography "With Two Wheels and a Camera" by still photographer Bert Kopperl, who was a… Read more
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