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image of Adam and Nicole [Erotic Inferno, The Will] (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

Adam and Nicole [Erotic Inferno, The Will] (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by Trevor Wrenn (director); Jonathan Gershfield (screenwriter); Chris Chittell, Jenny Westbrook, Michael Watkins (starring)

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Published
1975
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London: English Film Company Limited, 1975. Draft script for the 1975 film, here under the working title "The Will," with single annotation in holograph ink of copy number "24" on first page. One of the better known British sexploitation films of the 1970s, having been the subject of a 1975 episode of BBC program "Man Alive" (season… Read more
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Wuthering Heights [House on the Moon] (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Emily Bronte (novel); Robert Fuest (director); Patrick Tilley (screenwriter); Anna Calder-Marshall, Timothy Dalton, Harry Andrews (starring)

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Published
1970
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$1,250.00

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London: American International Pictures [AIP], 1970. Second Draft script for the 1970 film, here under the working title "The House on the Moon." Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their holograph ink annotations to the title page and page 53. Based on Emily Bronte's classic 1847 novel. The second gothic romance produced by American International, following… Read more
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image of Archive of photographs and letters belonging to British film producer John Palmer

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Archive of material belonging to noted British film producer John Palmer. Included in the archive are leaves from a photo album with over 100 photographs of Palmer's friends and family members, a photograph of the St. James Street Post Office dated 1929 and mounted on stiff brown board, two leatherbound albums containing 101 vernacular photographs of… Read more
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$2,450.00
image of That Hamilton Woman (Original photograph of Lawrence Olivier from the 1941 film, inscribed by Olivier in 1958)

That Hamilton Woman (Original photograph of Lawrence Olivier from the 1941 film, inscribed by Olivier in 1958)

by Lawrence; Olivier Vivien Leigh (starring); Alexander Korda (director); Walter Reisch, R.C. Sherriff (screenwriters)

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Published
1958
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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Vintage reference photograph from the 1941 film, showing actor Lawrence Olivier posing in costume as Lord Horatio Nelson. INSCRIBED by Olivier to noted production manager John Palmer in holograph ink annotation to the bottom left corner: "For John. / In grateful remembrance / 1958- / affectionately / LO." From the collection of noted British… Read more
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image of Collection of 17 original photographs from a promotional film about the British General Post Office

Collection of 17 original photographs from a promotional film about the British General Post Office

by [General Post Office] [GPO Film Unit]

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Published
1950
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$575.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Collection of 17 vintage reference photographs from promotional films about the British General Post Office (GPO), likely produced by the GPO Film Unit. 15 with a stamp specific to the film's UK release on the verso, five with mimeo snipes, and several with handwritten ink annotations. From the collection of noted British film producer… Read more
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The Red Shoes (Original oversize cast photograph from the set of the 1948 British film)

by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger (directors, screenwriters); Keith Winter (screenwriter); Hans Christian Andersen (story); Moira Shearer, Marius Goring, Anton Walbrook, Leonide Massine (starring)

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Published
1948
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1948. Vintage oversize reference photograph of director Michael Powell, actress Moira Shearer, and other cast and crew members posing together on the set of the 1948 British film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Loosely based on the 1845 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, following an up-and-coming prima ballerina… Read more
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$1,500.00
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The Pope Must Diet [The Pope Must Die] (Original screenplay for the 1991 film)

by Robbie Coltrane, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bartel (starring); Peter Richardson (director, screenwriter); Pete Richens (screenwriter)

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Published
1990
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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Third Draft script for the 1990 British film, seen here under the alternate title "The Pope Must Die." An unqualified and irreverent priest is accidentally chosen as the new pope, and finds himself wildly unprepared for life as the pontiff. Set in Vatican City, shot on location in Yugoslavia and the UK.… Read more
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I Start Counting (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

by Jenny Agutter, Bryan Marshall (starring); David Greene (director); Audrey Erskine-Lindop (novel); Richard Harris (screenwriter)

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Published
1969
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$475.00

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London: Triumvirate, 1969. Final script for the 1969 film. With a single holograph ink annotation to the title page, noting copy No. 55. Based on the 1966 novel by Audrey Erskine-Lindop. A teenage girl begins to suspect her older stepbrother is responsible for a string of murders in their small British town. Shot on location in… Read more
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The Tall Guy [Camden Town Boy] (Original screenplay for the 1989 film)

by Jeff Goldblum, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson (starring); Mel Smith (director); Richard Curtis (screenwriter)

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Published
1988
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$150.00

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London: Working Title Films, 1988. Revised Draft script for the 1989 film, here under the working title "Camden Town Boy." A comedian's assistant falls in love with a beautiful nurse, but their relationship grows strained when she suspects him of being unfaithful. Shot on location in London. Cream generic studio wrappers with a die-cut… Read more
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Every Home Should Have One (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Marty Feldman (screenwriter, starring); Jim Clark (director); Herbert Kretzmer, Milton Shulman (story); Barry Took, Denis Norden (screenwriters); Judy Cornwell, Gary Miller (starring)

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Published
1969
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London: Ned Sherrin, 1969. Early Draft script for the 1970 British film, with annotations in holograph ink on four pages, a "1." on the title page, and three underlining locations. Script preceded by six pages of notes on story, cast of characters, and notes on principal characters. An ad man is tasked with creating a new, sexy… Read more
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Rooney (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Catherine Cookson (novel); George Pollock (director); Patrick Kirwan (screenwriter); John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Barry Fitzgerald (starring)

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Published
1957
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London: Pinewood Studios, 1957. Shooting script for the 1958 British film. Annotation in holograph ink of copy number "64" on front wrapper. Laid in are two loose pink revision pages and 36 bound pink revision pages. Based on the 1957 novel by Catherine Cookson. John Gregson, in a memorable performance, stars as Dublin trash collector James Ignatius Rooney,… Read more
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image of Original photograph of Vanessa Redgrave, circa 1970s

Original photograph of Vanessa Redgrave, circa 1970s

by Vanessa Redgrave (subject); Horst Tappe (photographer)

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Published
1970
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage borderless black and white photograph of actress Vanessa Redgrave, circa 1970s. With the stamp of photographer Horst Tappe on the verso, along with the label of the PIX Agency. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still living… Read more
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Original photograph from the premiere of "Fahrenheit 451" at the Theatre Marigny, 1966

by Francois Truffaut (director); Julie Christie (starring)

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Published
1966
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$45.00

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Paris: Paris Internationale, 1966. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1966 premiere of Francois Truffaut's film "Fahrenheit 451" at the Theatre Marigny. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of Paris Internationale. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those… Read more
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A King in New York (Archive of material from the 1957 film)

by Charlie Chaplin (director, screenwriter, starring); Eric Gray (photographer); Dawn Addams, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde (starring)

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Published
1957
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$4,500.00

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London: Attica Film Company, 1957. Archive of material from the 1957 British film, including a Draft production script, a post-production Release script, and a reference photograph inscribed by director Charlie Chaplin to production manager Mickey Delamar: "To Mickey / Thanks for a wonderful job / Charlie Chaplin / July 30th." Also included are a presumably complete set… Read more
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image of Anna Karenina (Original photograph from the set of the 1948 film)

Anna Karenina (Original photograph from the set of the 1948 film)

by Julien Duvivier (director); Leo Tolstoy (novel); Jean Anouilh, Guy Morgan(screenwriters); Carl Perutz (photographer); Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Sally Ann Howes (starring)

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Published
1948
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N.p.: N.p., 1948. Vintage double-weight borderless photograph from the set of the 1948 film, showing actress Vivien Leigh in conversation with costume designer Cecil Beaton. With two printed mimeo snipes on the verso, along with a PIX agency stamp crediting photographer Carl Perutz. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between… Read more
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image of Privilege (Original photograph from the 1967 film)

Privilege (Original photograph from the 1967 film)

by Jean Shrimpton (starring); Peter Watkins (director, screenwriter); Johnny Speight (story); Duffy, Patrick Ward (still photographers); Norman Bogner (screenwriter); Paul Jones, Mark London, Jeremy Child (starring)

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Published
1967
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1967. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1967 British film, showing actors Jean Shrimpton and Paul Jones dancing. Mimeo snipe to the verso, along with the stamp of the Israel Film Archive. An outrageous, paranoiac satire, following a beloved pop star named Steven Shorter whose actions, beliefs, and performances are controlled by a… Read more
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image of Darling (Collection of six original photographs from the 1965 British film)

Darling (Collection of six original photographs from the 1965 British film)

by John Schlesinger (director); Frederic Raphael (screenwriter); Julie Christie, Laurence Harvey, Dirk Bogarde (starring)

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Published
1965
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London: The Rank Organization, 1965. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1965 film, showing actors Dirk Bogarde and Julie Christie. With printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, and one with the stamps of The Rank Organization and the Israel Film Archive. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. In Swinging… Read more
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image of The Spy Who Loved Me (Two original photographs from the 1977 British film)

The Spy Who Loved Me (Two original photographs from the 1977 British film)

by Ian Fleming (novel); Lewis Gilbert (director); Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum (screenwriters); Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jurgens, Richard Kiel (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Two vintage reference photographs taken at the 1976 opening of the "007 Stage" for the 1977 film, one showing Prime Minister Harold Wilson and actors Barbara Bach and Roger Moore, the other showing several of the Bond girls posing in front of a large "007 Stage" sign. With holograph ink annotations on the verso identifying the… Read more
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image of Charlie Bubbles (Original photograph of Albert Finney from the 1967 film)

Charlie Bubbles (Original photograph of Albert Finney from the 1967 film)

by Albert Finney (director, starring); Shelagh Delaney (screenwriter); Colin Blakely, Billie Whitelaw, Liza Minnelli (starring)

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Published
1967
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$225.00

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London: The Rank Organization, 1967. Vintage reference photograph from the 1967 film, showing director-actor Albert Finney. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of The Rank Organization. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A wealthy, famous English writer with working class roots is forced to reconnect… Read more
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image of Pink Floyd: The Wall (Two original photographs from the set of the 1982 British film)

Pink Floyd: The Wall (Two original photographs from the set of the 1982 British film)

by Alan Parker (director); Roger Waters (screenwriter); Bob Geldof (starring)

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Published
1982
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$350.00

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London: United International Pictures, 1982. Two vintage borderless reference photographs taken on the set of the 1982 film, one showing director Alan Parker, director of animation Gerald Scarfe, and cameraman John Stanier in conversation, the other showing Parker and actor Bob Geldof. With printed mimeo snipes on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author… Read more
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