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Right to the Heart [You Can't Always Tell] (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

by Forde, Eugene (director); Walter Bullock (screenwriter); Brenda Joyce, Joseph Allen, Cobina Wright (starring)

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Published
1941
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Final Draft script for the 1942 film. Production No. 690 and copy No. 140 both rubber stamped on the front wrapper, with FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. John T. Bromley (Joseph Allen), a young man from high society, is physically humiliated by a prizefighter (William Haade) before his socialite… Read more
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Kid Galahad (Original photograph from the set of the 1937 film)

by Curtiz, Michael (director); Francis Wallace (short story); Seton I. Miller (screenwriter); Edward G. Robinson, Betty Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Wayne Morris (starring)

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Published
1937
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1937. Vintage photograph of director Michael Curtiz with Wayne Morris, Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, and Veda Ann Borg on the set of the 1937 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the short story by Francis Wallace published in 1936 in the Saturday Evening Post. When bellhop… Read more
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The Amateur Gentleman (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

by Freeland, Thornton (director); Clemence Dane (screenwriter); Jeffrey Farnol (novel); Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elissa Landi, Gordon Harker (starring)

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Published
1935
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$450.00

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London: Criterion, 1935. Shooting script for the 1936 film. Based on the 1913 novel. When a former boxing champion turned innkeeper is wrongly accused of stealing jewelry from wealthy guests staying at the inn, his son travels to London and impersonates an aristocratic gentleman in order to prove his father's innocence and catch the true thief. Orange… Read more
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Tough Hide (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Lombardo, Goffredo (producer)

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Published
1960
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Rome: Titanus, 1960. Treatment script for an unproduced film. With a "With Compliments" card from film producer Goffredo Lombardo, the head of Italian production company Titanus Distribution, stapled to the front wrapper. An Italian-American pro boxer on the rise discovers he's been framed for murder. Set in New York. Brown faux leather titled wrappers.… Read more
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$75.00
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Golden Boy (First Edition)

by Odets, Clifford

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Published
1937
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1937. First Edition. First Edition. Odets originally wrote the play under the auspices of the Group Theatre in 1937, and it became perhaps his most famous work, leading to a film version in 1939 starring William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, and Lee J. Cobb. Fine copy, lacking the dust jacket. … Read more
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Flesh and Blood [Flesh and Blood: Part One] (Original teleplay script for the 1979 film)

by Taylor, Jud (director); Eric Bercovici (screenwriter); Pete Hamill (novelist), Luca Bercovici, Tom Berenger, John Cassavetes, Anthony Charnota (starring)

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Published
1978
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1978. Final Draft script for the 1979 television film. Based on the novel by Pete Hamill, a convict begins boxing while in prison, excelling to great lengths in his newfound sport. Upon release, he begins training and pursues a career as a professional boxer. Nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor.… Read more
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The Canvas Coffin (Signed Vintage Paperback)

by Gault, William Campbell

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Published
1954
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New York: Dell Publishing, 1954. No. 795. First printing of this edition, originally published in hardcover the previous year by E.P. Dutton. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Wrappers slightly wavy, else Near Fine.
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Original photograph of Muhammad Ali, circa 1990s

by Ali, Muhammad (subject)

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Published
1990
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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Vintage photograph of Muhammad Ali with documentary filmmaker and producer Lindsey Clennell, circa early 1990s. With a holograph notation on the verso identifying the subjects. In articles about Ali from 1988 and 1989, both the "New York Times" and "Washington Post" quote Clennell, and the "Times" mentions his traveling with Ali on a world… Read more
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The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (Original 63mm film fragments from the 1897 film)

by Rector, Enoch J. (director); James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons (subjects)

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Published
1897
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N.p.: Veriscope, 1897. Two vintage fragments from a 63mm film print of the 1897 boxing match between "Gentleman" Jim Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons. The first fragment consists of six frames depicting the fighters in a clinch, while the second consists of four frames depicting the fighters in the center of the ring about to trade punches. … Read more
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Winner Take All (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Brower, Otto (director); Jerome Cady, Frances Hyland, Albert Ray (screenwriters); Tony Martin, Gloria Stuart, Henry Armetta, Slim Summerville (starring)

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Published
1938
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Second Revised Final Draft script for the 1939 film. Steve Bishop (Martin), a rodeo rider from Montana offers to work as a waiter in Papa and Mama Gambini's restaurant in New York City when he can't pay for his meal. When another patron hassles Papa for the same job, Bishop knocks… Read more
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Raging Bull (Complete set of US lobby cards for the 1980 film)

by Scorsese, Martin (director); Paul Schrader, Martin Mardik (screenwriters), Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci (starring)

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Published
1980
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$200.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Complete set of eight lobby cards for the 1980 film. Winner of two Academy Awards, including Best Actor (Robert De Niro), and nominated for six others, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematography. 14 x 11 inches. Fine condition. National Film Registry. Ebert I. Spicer US.
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Fat City (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

by Huston, John (director); Leonard Gardner (novel, screenwriter); Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell (starring)

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Published
1972
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$15.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1972. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1972 film. Based on Leonard Gardner's 1969 novel of the same name. Susan Tyrrell was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. In Huston's 1972 neo-noir, a boxer past his prime encourages a young protege. The two men live harsh,… Read more
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Movie Movie (Collection of 11 British lobby cards for the 1978 film)

by Donen, Stanley (director); Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller (screenwriters); George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach (starring)

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Published
1978
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$95.00

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Burbank, CA: ITC Entertainment / Warner Brothers, 1978. Collection of 11 vintage full color British lobby cards from the 1978 American-British film. Spoof film in two-parts: "Dynamite Hands" is a boxing morality play, and "Baxter's Beauties of 1933" a musical comedy about Broadway, both starring Scott and Van Devere. A mock trailer for "Zero Hour," a… Read more
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Un gosse de la butte (Original double weight photograph from the 1964 film)

by Delbez, Maurice (director, screenwriter); Robert Sabatier (novel); Jean Cosmos (screenwriter); Madeline Robinson, Rene Lefevre, Serge Nubret (starring)

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Published
1964
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Paris: Les Films de Mai, 1964. Vintage borderless double weight studio still photographs from the 1964 French film. Featuring an image of two men boxing in front of a couple onlookers. A woman (Madeline Robinson) begins a relationship with a West Indian boxer (Rene Lefevre) twenty years her junior, who wins the admiration of her young… Read more
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Iron Man (First Edition)

by Burnett, W. R.

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Published
1930
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Dial, 1930. First Edition. First Edition, lacking the dust jacket. The author and screenwriter's second novel, basis for two films, the first directed by Tod Browning in 1931 and featuring Lew Ayres and Jean Harlow; the other a film noir in 1951 directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Jeff Chandler, Evelyn Keyes and Rock Hudson.… Read more
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A Warrior's Heart: The True Story of Life Before and Beyond "The Fighter" (Signed First Edition)

by Ward, Micky with Joy Layden; Mark Wahlberg (foreword)

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Published
2012
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780425247556
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New York: Berkley Books, 2012. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by Ward on the title page. With the success of the 2010 Academy Award-winning David O. Russell film, "The Fighter," an account of the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his drug-addicted brother, this is Ward's own account of those years, and the time following… Read more
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Avalon, CA: Crescent Photo, 1927. Collection of 3 vintage black-and-white double weight publicity photographs of Fidel LaBarba, flyweight division boxing champing of 1927. Also featured in two of the photographs is Major Jordan Lawrence Mott, with his name in holograph ink at the bottom edge of one photograph. On the verso of one still are several lines of notes… Read more
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$60.00
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Woman Wise [Woman-Wise, Peach Edition] (Original screenplay for the 1937 film)

by Dwan, Allan (director); Ben Markson (screenwrter); Rochelle Hudson, Douglas Fowley (starring)

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Published
1936
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1936. Revised Final script for the 1937 film "Woman-Wise," here under its original title "Peach Edition," which is crossed through and replaced with "Woman Wise" written above in blue holograph ink. A sports columnist finds out that a rival newspaper's sports columnist is conducting a boxing racket that victimizes down-and-out prizefighters. Together with… Read more
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Dempsey (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)

by Dempsey, Jack; Bob Considine, Bill Slocum (told to)

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Published
1960
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Dempsey in the year of publication on the half-title page: "To Miss Cordella / Thank you, [and] lots of luck / Jack Dempsey / 5/20/60." Features eight pages of black-and-white photographs. An as-told-to autobiography of the former heavyweight champion, with many accounts of his various fights,… Read more
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The All-American Boy [The All American Boy] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Eastman, Charles (screenwriter, director); John Voight, Anne Archer (starring)

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Published
1970
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$325.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1970. Revised Estimating script for the 1973 film. A key title in New Hollywood cinema. Searching for some direction in his life, Vic Bealer (Voight) fights his way to Olympic glory as an amateur boxer, void of emotion and feeling, using women, and taking advantage of everyone to get what he wants. Shot… Read more
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