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Life with Father (First Edition)

by Clarence Day

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Published
1935
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First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Clarence Day's famed autobiography, adapted for the stage five years later by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse, then adapted for film in 1947 by Michael Curtiz, starring William Powell, Irene Dunne and a young Elizabeth Taylor. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with professional restoration. Jacket… Read more
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cover of The Idolmaker (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

The Idolmaker (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

by Taylor Hackford (director); Edward Di Lorenzo (screenwriter); Ray Sharkey, Tovah Feldshuh, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land (starring)

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Published
1980
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$75.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 15 black and white photographs, and 7 gatherings of promotional reading material. Based on the life of Italian-American music promoter Bob Marcucci, who discovered and managed several rock stars throughout the late 1950s and 1960s, including Frankie Avalon and Fabian.… Read more
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cover of Magdalene [Silent Night] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

Magdalene [Silent Night] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Nastassja Kinski (starring); Monica Teuber (director, screenwriter, producer); Steve Bond, David Warner, Gunter Meisner (starring)

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Published
1985
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$275.00

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Berlin: Silent Night GbR, 1985. Draft script for the 1988 film. Here under the working title, "Silent Night." The true story of how Father Joseph Mohr, an Austrian priest, falls in love with a prostitute, hopes to reform her, does not, and ends up composing the popular Christmas hymn "Silent Night" with schoolteacher Franz Gruber in 1818.… Read more
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cover of Words and Music (Original photograph of Cyd Charisse and Dee Turnell from the 1948 film)

Words and Music (Original photograph of Cyd Charisse and Dee Turnell from the 1948 film)

by Norman Taurog (director); Fred F. Finklehoffe (screenwriter); June Allyson, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, Mickey Rooney, Ann Sothern (starring)

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Published
1948
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Vintage reference photograph from the 1948 musical film, showing dancers Cyd Charisse and Dee Turnell en pointe. Mimeo snipe on the verso. A fictionalized, musical retelling of the Broadway and Hollywood songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz "Larry" Hart. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with moderate wear… Read more
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cover of The Gene Krupa Story (Original pressbook for the 1959 film)

The Gene Krupa Story (Original pressbook for the 1959 film)

by Don Weis (director); Orin Jannings (screenwriter); Sal Mineo, Susan Kohner, James Darren, Susan Oliver (starring)

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Published
1959
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1959. Vintage pressbook for the 1959 film. Based on the life of legendary jazz drummer and bandleader Gene Krupa, whose ostentatious lifestyle and drug and alcohol addictions nearly wrecked his career. Five pages, saddle stitched, 14 x 15.5 inches. Very Good plus overall.
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cover of I Want to Live! (Original pressbook for the 1958 film)

I Want to Live! (Original pressbook for the 1958 film)

by Robert Wise (director); Nelson Gidding, Don Mankiewicz (screenwriters); Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel (starring)

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Published
1958
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1958. Vintage pressbook for the 1958 film. A dramatization of the trial and execution of Barbara Graham, a petty criminal convicted of murdering an elderly woman. Nominated for six Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Susan Hayward. 19 pages, saddle stitched. 11 x 17 inches. Very Good plus overall.… Read more
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cover of Cromwell (Original British program for the 1970 film)

Cromwell (Original British program for the 1970 film)

by Ken Hughes (director, screenwriter); Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley (starring)

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Published
1970
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London: Juveniles Group of IPC Magazines, 1970. Vintage British program for the 1970 film, with color film still photographs throughout. A biographical account of the 17th century political and religious struggles taking place in England under the reign of King Charles (Alec Guinness). Director Ken Hughes' favorite of his own films. Winner of an Academy Award and nominated… Read more
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Dillinger (Original photograph from the 1973 film)

by John Milius (director, screenwriter); Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Michelle Phillips, Cloris Leachman, Harry Dean Stanton (starring)

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Published
1973
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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1973. Vintage reference photograph from the 1973 film, showing a side-by-side comparison of John Dillinger and actor Warren Oates in costume as Dillinger. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. A dramatization of the crimes of folk hero, midwestern bank robber, and notorious mobster John Dillinger, best known for… Read more
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cover of The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle [The Castles] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle [The Castles] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers (starring); Richard Sherman, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Yost (screenwriters); H.C. Potter (director); Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan (starring)

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Published
1937
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1937. First Draft script for the 1939 musical, here under the working title "The Castles." Based on real-life ballroom dancers Irene and Vernon Castle, who rekindled an interest in Western ballroom dancing in the early 20th century. The real Irene Castle served on the film's production team and was purportedly quite difficult… Read more
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MacArthur (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Joseph Sargent (director); Hal Barwood (screenwriter); Matthew Robbins (screenwriter); Gregory Peck (starring)

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Published
1974
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1974. Second Revised Final Draft script for the 1977 film. The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (played by Gregory Peck), Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the fall of Philippines, and covers the remarkable career… Read more
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cover of Falling From Grace (Two early draft scripts for the 1992 film)

Falling From Grace (Two early draft scripts for the 1992 film)

by John Mellencamp (director, starring, composer); Larry McMurtry (screenwriter, novelist); Mariel Hemingway, Claude Akins, Dub Taylor

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Published
1985
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$350.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1985. Two Early Draft scripts for the 1992 film, preceding release by seven years. Developed by Larry McMurtry for singer John Cougar Mellencamp in an acting role for that entire period, and McMurtry is credited both here and in the final film credits. Rock singer Mellencamp made his screen and directorial debut in… Read more
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cover of The Music Lovers (Original maquette from the 1970 film)

The Music Lovers (Original maquette from the 1970 film)

by Ken Russell (director); Barbara von Meck, Catherine Drinker Bowen (book); Melvyn Bragg (screenwriter); Richard Chamberlain, Glenda Jackson (starring)

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Published
1970
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1970. Original photographic mock-up from the 1970 film, showing actor Richard Chamberlain in character, with the background retouched in gray paint, matted and mounted on illustration board. With annotations to the mat and board in holograph ink and pencil. Based on the 1937 collection of personal correspondence between Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his… Read more
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cover of Honor Thy Father (Original screenplay for the 1973 television film)

Honor Thy Father (Original screenplay for the 1973 television film)

by Paul Wendkos (director); Gay Talese (book); Lewis John Carlino (screenwriter); Joseph Bologna, Brenda Vaccaro, Raf Vallone (starring)

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Published
1972
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New York: Metromedia Producers Corp, 1972. Revised Draft script for the 1973 television film which aired on March 1, 1973 on CBS. Copy belonging to uncredited still photographer Jack Stager, his name in holograph marker on top of the title page with the annotations of production dates "12-11-72 to 12-22-72" in holograph ink, and copy number "17" in holograph… Read more
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cover of El Greco (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1966 film)

El Greco (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Luciano Salce (director); Guy Elmes, Massimo Franciosa, Juan Garcia Atienza, Luigi Magni (screenwriters); Mel Ferrer, Rosanna Schiaffino, Adolfo Celi, Mario Feliciani (starring)

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Published
1966
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966. Collection of ten vintage studio still photographs from the 1966 film. Three photographs shown. Please inquire to see others. A loosely told biography of noted 16th century painter El Greco, focusing on his romance with a woman in Toledo, Spain while employed to paint an altarpiece. Set and shot on… Read more
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cover of Anne of the Thousand Days (Two original photographs of Genevieve Bujold from the 1969 film)

Anne of the Thousand Days (Two original photographs of Genevieve Bujold from the 1969 film)

by Genevieve Bujold, Richard Burton, Irene Papas (starring); Charles Jarrott (director); Maxwell Anderson (play); Bridget Boland, John Hale (screenwriters)

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Published
1969
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1969. Two vintage borderless photographs of Genevieve Bujold from the 1969 film, one on the set and one promotional portrait of her as Anne Boelyn. Mimeo snipes printed on the verso of each. Based on the 1948 play by Maxwell Anderson. Bujold in her first English language film as the young and beautiful… Read more
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cover of El Greco (Collection of five original color photographs from the 1966 film)

El Greco (Collection of five original color photographs from the 1966 film)

by Luciano Salce (director); Guy Elmes, Massimo Franciosa, Juan Garcia Atienza, Luigi Magni (screenwriters); Mel Ferrer, Rosanna Schiaffino, Adolfo Celi, Mario Feliciani (starring)

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Published
1966
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966. Collection of five vintage studio still color photographs from the 1966 film. Three photographs shown. Please inquire to see others. A loosely told biography of noted 16th century painter El Greco, focusing on his romance with a woman in Toledo, Spain while employed to paint an altarpiece. Set and shot on… Read more
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cover of Lenny (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

Lenny (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

by Bob Fosse (director); Julian Barry (playwright, screenwriter); Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Second Draft script for the 1974 film. In 1969, Julian Barry was hired by Columbia Pictures to write the screenplay for a dramatic biographical account of comedian Lenny Bruce's life. Shortly thereafter the project was delayed, reportedly due to studios' demand for romances as a result of Arthur Hiller's successful 1970 romantic drama "Love Story,"… Read more
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cover of Fear Strikes Out (Original photograph of Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore from the 1957 film)

Fear Strikes Out (Original photograph of Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore from the 1957 film)

by Robert Mulligan (director); Jimmy Piersall (subject); Bill Avery (photographer); Ted Berkman, Raphael Blau (screenwriters); Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden (starring)

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Published
1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Vintage oversize borderless double weight reference photograph from the 1957 film, showing actors Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore. With the stamps of photographer Bill Avery and editor Bud Fraker on the verso, along with the stamp of Photoplay and several holograph pencil and ink annotations regarding layout. A dramatization of the experiences of major… Read more
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Print The Legend: The Life And Times Of John Ford (Softcover)

by Scott Eyman

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780801865602
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. First printing of this edition. Near Fine in trade softcover binding. Moderate bump lower rear spine and panel.
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Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography (First Edition)

by Charles Higham

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Published
1976
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First Edition
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Garden City: Doubleday, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket.
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