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cover of Original photograph of Graham Greene at his home in 1983

Original photograph of Graham Greene at his home in 1983

by Graham Greene (subject)

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Published
1983
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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Vintage borderless photograph of British writer and journalist Graham Greene at his desk in his apartment in Antibes, France, in 1983. Daily Telegraph stamp on the verso, dated May 1983. Greene lived in a small apartment on the Rue Pasteur for 24 years, eventually moving to Corseaux, Switzerland in the final years of his… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Annie Ross, circa 1970s

Original photograph of Annie Ross, circa 1970s

by Annie Ross (subject); Valerie Wilmer (photographer)

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Published
1970
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$250.00

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London: N.p., 1970. Vintage satin-finish photograph of British singer and actress Annie Ross, circa 1970s. Stamp of photographer Valerie Wilmer on the verso, along with cropping annotations in holograph pencil and ink. Ross is best remembered as one third of the American jazz vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross. She also enjoyed a brief career in film,… Read more
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$250.00
cover of Beyond the Fringe (Original script for the 1962 Broadway debut of the British comedy revue)

Beyond the Fringe (Original script for the 1962 Broadway debut of the British comedy revue)

by Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore (playwrights, starring)

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Published
1962
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$1,500.00

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London: N.p., 1962. Draft script for the 1962 Broadway debut of the groundbreaking British comedy revue. Annotation in holograph ink on the top right corner of the title page, noting copy number 17. The play premiered at the John Golden Theatre on October 27, 1962, and played for 667 performances, closing on May 30, 1964. According to… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of The Guru (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

The Guru (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

by James Ivory (director, screenwriter); Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (screenwriter); Rita Tushingham, Michael York, Utpal Dutt, Madhur Jaffrey (starring)

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Published
1969
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$375.00

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London: Merchant Ivory Productions, 1969. Vintage reference photograph from the 1969 film, showing a camera crew capturing a scene with actress Rita Tushingham. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Culture clash ensues when a successful, self-absorbed pop musician travels to India to learn to play the sitar from an older, renowned sitar musician. Set and shot on… Read more
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$375.00
cover of The Real Thing (Original script for the 1984 play)

The Real Thing (Original script for the 1984 play)

by Tom Stoppard (playwright); Mike Nichols (director); Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Christine Baranski (starring)

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Published
1984
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$875.00

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New York: Emanuel Azenberg, 1984. Draft script for the first Broadway production of play in 1984, originally performed at the Strand Theatre, London, in 1982. The play opened on Broadway January 5, 1984, and closed May 12, 1985, after a total of 566 performances, winning Tony Awards for Best Play, director Mike Nichols, and cast members Glenn… Read more
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$875.00
cover of Oh, Boy!: Till the Clouds Roll By (Vintage sheet music for the 1917 musical)

Oh, Boy!: Till the Clouds Roll By (Vintage sheet music for the 1917 musical)

by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton (book, lyrics); Jerome Kern (music)

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Published
1917
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$300.00

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New York: T.B. Harms, 1917. Original sheet music for the song "Till the Clouds Roll By," from the 1917 musical "Oh, Boy!" Basis for the 1919 silent film directed by Albert Capellani. A hapless young man elopes with a judge's daughter, and must subsequently win over her serious-minded parents and his own Quaker aunt. The third… Read more
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cover of The Man Who Would Be King (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

The Man Who Would Be King (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); Anthony Veiller (screenwriter); Rudyard Kipling (novella); Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey (starring)

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Published
1964
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Draft script for the 1975 film. With holograph ink annotations on the front wrapper noting the name and address of independent film producer Ray Stark, who made five films with John Huston. Based on Rudyard Kipling's 1888 novella about two British adventurers who give up their English ways to become kings in a remote part… Read more
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cover of Oh, Boy!: You Never Knew About Me (Vintage sheet music for the 1917 musical)

Oh, Boy!: You Never Knew About Me (Vintage sheet music for the 1917 musical)

by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton (book, lyrics); Jerome Kern (music)

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Published
1917
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$300.00

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New York: T.B. Harms, 1917. Original sheet music for the song "You Never Knew About Me," from the 1917 musical "Oh, Boy!" Basis for the 1919 silent film directed by Albert Capellani. A hapless young man elopes with a judge's daughter, and must subsequently win over her serious-minded parents and his own Quaker aunt. The third… Read more
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cover of The Avengers (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

The Avengers (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

by Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery (starring); Jeremiah S. Chechik (director); Don Macpherson (screenwriter)

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Published
1997
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$325.00

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London: Jerry Weintraub Productions, 1997. Production Draft script for the 1998 film. With a few small holograph pencil annotations throughout. Based on the popular, long-running television series created by Sydney Newman. British secret agents John Steed and Emma Peel work to stop the evil Dr. Wynter from destroying Earth with a weather-control machine. Set and shot… Read more
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cover of Oh Lady! Lady!!: You Found Me and I Found You (Vintage sheet music for the 1918 musical)

Oh Lady! Lady!!: You Found Me and I Found You (Vintage sheet music for the 1918 musical)

by P. G.; Wodehouse Guy Bolton (book, lyrics); Jerome Kern (music)

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Published
1918
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$300.00

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New York: T.B. Harms, 1918. Original sheet music for the song "You Found Me and I Found You," from the 1918 musical "Oh Lady! Lady!!" The fourth wildly popular Broadway musical written by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton, following "Miss Springtime" (1916) and "Leave It to Jane" (1917). The play follows a young man whose ex-fiancee appears on… Read more
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cover of The Mating Game (Original script for the circa 1972 play)

The Mating Game (Original script for the circa 1972 play)

by Robin Hawdon (playwright)

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Published
1972
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$475.00

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London: Ray Cooney Productions, 1972. Draft script for the British play, undated, circa 1972. Copy belonging to actor John Clive, who played the role of James, with his name on the front wrapper in holograph pencil, and his annotations throughout in holograph pencil and ink. Robin Hawdon's first major success as a playwright, a romantic two act comedy… Read more
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$475.00
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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$125.00

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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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$125.00
cover of Rude Boy (Original photograph from the 1980 film)

Rude Boy (Original photograph from the 1980 film)

by [The Clash] Jack Hazan, David Mingay (directors, screenwriters); Ray Gange (screenwriter); Joe Strummer, Paul Simonon, Mick Jones, Topper Headon (starring)

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Published
1980
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$375.00

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London: Atlantic Releasing, 1980. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1980 film. A blend of fiction and music documentary, featuring extensive footage of The Clash on tour and in the studio, about a young Clash fan who leaves his job at a Soho sex shop to become a roadie for the band. The Clash would later express their… Read more
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cover of The Wild Little Bunch [The Fourteen] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

The Wild Little Bunch [The Fourteen] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by David Hemmings (director), Roland Starke (screenwriter); Jack Wild, John Bailey, Alun Armstrong, Cheryl Hall (starring)

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Published
1972
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$750.00

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London: Avianca, 1972. Second Draft script for the 1973 film, here under the working title "The Fourteen." Copy belonging to producer Harvey Harrison, with his name in holograph ink annotation to the title page. The eldest children of a working class family of fourteen are forced to take care of the younger children when their mother falls… Read more
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cover of The Greatest Show on Earth (Original photograph of a movie theatre marquee in London advertising the 1952 film)

The Greatest Show on Earth (Original photograph of a movie theatre marquee in London advertising the 1952 film)

by Cecil B. DeMille (director); Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, Charlton Heston, Dorothy Lamour, Gloria Grahame (starring); Fredric M. Frank, Theodore St. John, Frank Cavett, Barre Lyndon (screenwriters)

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Published
1952
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage photograph of the marquee of the Plaza Theatre in London, advertising Paramount Pictures' 1952 release "The Greatest Show on Earth." The Plaza was built and operated by Paramount, and was designed by Frank T. Verity. The theatre initially opened on March 1, 1926, and was one of the first large-scale, elaborate cinemas built in… Read more
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cover of Berserk [Circus of Blood] (Original screenplay for the 1967 film, copy belonging to actress Marianne Stone)

Berserk [Circus of Blood] (Original screenplay for the 1967 film, copy belonging to actress Marianne Stone)

by Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors (starring); Jim O'Connolly (director); Aben Kandel, Herman Cohen (screenwriters)

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Published
1966
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$1,350.00

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Shepperton: Herman Cohen Productions, 1966. Draft script for the 1967 film, here under the UK title "Circus of Blood," copy belonging to actress Marianne Stone, with her name, written in holograph marker in her hand, on top of front wrapper. Annotations in holograph marker on several pages, underlining and circling Stone's character, Wanda, with those pages frequently dog-eared. … Read more
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cover of Barry Lyndon (Collection of ten original color photographs for the 1975 film)

Barry Lyndon (Collection of ten original color photographs for the 1975 film)

by Stanley Kubrick (director, screenwriter); William Makepeace Thackeray (novel); Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Kruger (starring)

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Published
1975
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$150.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1975. Collection of ten vintage color studio still photographs from the 1975 film. With the stamp of a Canadian film distributor on the verso, along with a stamp noting production No. 75-218. Director Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking period drama, based on William Makepeace Thackeray's 1844 novel "The Luck of Barry Lyndon," charting the astronomic rise… Read more
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cover of Jumpers (Vintage script for the 1972 play, signed by playwright Tom Stoppard)

Jumpers (Vintage script for the 1972 play, signed by playwright Tom Stoppard)

by Tom Stoppard (playwright); Peter Wood (director); Michael Hordern, Diana Rigg (starring)

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Published
1972
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Vintage script for the 1972 play. SIGNED by playwright Tom Stoppard on the title page. Copy belonging to an unknown actor, with their holograph pencil annotation marking the role of the secretary on the cast page. Stamp of Dutch theatre agency SEBA to the title page and cast list. Laid in with the script is a… Read more
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cover of Life is a Circus (Original cast photograph with director Val Guest, circus showman Billy Smart, and guests from the 1960 film)

Life is a Circus (Original cast photograph with director Val Guest, circus showman Billy Smart, and guests from the 1960 film)

by Val Guest (director, screenwriter); Len Heath, John Warren (screenwriters); Bud Flanagan, Teddy Knox, Jimmy Nervo, Jimmy Gold, Charlie Naughton, Eddie Gray, Chesney Allen [The Crazy Gang] (starring)

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Published
1960
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage candid reference photograph from the 1960 film, featuring members of "The Crazy Gang," director Val Guest, Shirley Eaton, circus impresario Billy Smart and wife, and guests. "The Crazy Gang" were a much-loved British comedy troupe who performed for over three decades. Formed in the early 1930s, they performed largely at the London Palladium, as… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Aldous Huxley, circa 1940s

Original photograph of Aldous Huxley, circa 1940s

by Aldous Huxley (subject)

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Published
1940
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage borderless black and white photograph of British author, essayist, philosopher, and poet Aldous Huxley, circa 1940s. With holograph ink and pencil annotations regarding cropping and layout on the verso, along with an agency stamp and a partial printed mimeo snipe, mostly obscured by annotations. 5.5 x 7.5 inches. Very Good plus.
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