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Dominion [Last Call] (Original screenplay for the 2016 film)

by Thomas, Dylan (subject); Steven Bernstein(director, screenwriter); Rhys Ifans, Rodrigo Santoro, John Malkovich, Romola Garai (starring)

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Published
2014
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 2014. Draft script for the 2016 film. With copied hole shadows, but made from a master. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, with her holograph ink and pencil annotations to three pages. A dramatization of the final hours of legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, rumored to have died after drinking 18 straight whiskies at… Read more
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Sons and Lovers (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

by Lawrence, D.H. (novel); Trever Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure (starring); Jack Cardiff (director); Gavin Lambert, T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriters)

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Published
1959
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$1,250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1959. Shooting script for the 1960 film. Title annotated on the right edge of the front wrapper in holograph pencil and copy number "36" annotated on title page above title in holograph ink. Based on the 1913 novel by D.H. Lawrence. An excellent and beautifully filmed adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's semi-autobiographical novel wherein… Read more
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$1,250.00
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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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$450.00
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Strip Jack Naked (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Clement, Dick (screenwriter); Ian La Frenais (screenwriter)

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Published
1971
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$150.00

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London: K.L.K. Films, 1971. Draft script for an unproduced film from the writing partnership of Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Clement and Frenais, a successful writing partnership since the mid 1960s, are perhaps best known as comedy writers for various BBC television series, such as "The Likely Lads" (1964-1966), "Porridge" (1974-1977), "Lovejoy" (1986-1994), and "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet"… 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 Wednesday Play: Calf Love (Original screenplay for the 1966 television episode)

by Calder, Gilchrist (director); Vernon Bartlett (novel); Philip Purser (screenwriter); Simon Ward, Warren Mitchell, Madeleine Christie (starring)

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Published
1966
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$150.00

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London: David Higham Associates, 1966. Draft script for the 48th episode of the British television anthology series "The Wednesday Play," which featured the adaptation of Vernon Bartlett's 1929 novel "Calf Love," by screenwriter Philip Purser, which aired on January 26, 1966. Script contains copied annotations on nearly every page, noting passages that are to be spoken in German, with… Read more
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Columbus (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Sabatini, Rafael (screenwriter)

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Published
1939
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$1,850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Draft script for an unproduced film by Rafael Sabatini. A fine leatherbound copy with gilt lettering and decorated endpapers. One of prolific screenwriter Rafael Sabatini's final projects. A romanticized, swashbuckling account of the adventures and loves of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, here re-imagined as the Spanish "Cristobal Colon" from Castile. Delays in the production of… Read more
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$1,850.00
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The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden (Original script for the 1975 play)

by Ayckbourn, Alan (playwright); Eric Thompson (director); Richard Benjamin, Ken Howard, Barry Nelson, Estelle Parsons (starring)

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Published
1975
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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Draft script for the 1975 US production of the 1973 play. The final play in "The Norman Conquests" trilogy, preceded by "Table Manners" and "Living Together", a series of comic melodramas set in different parts of the same countryside house. The play made its US debut at the Morosco Theatre on December 7, and was… 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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Conspirator (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by Saville, Victor (director); Sally Benson (screenwriter); Humphrey Slater (novel); Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor (starring)

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Published
1948
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Culver City, CA: MGM, 1948. Composite script for the 1949 film. With holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper. Based on the 1949 Red Scare novel, wherein a young American newlywed learns her husband is a spy for the Soviet Union, and forces him to choose between their love and his dedication to the Communist cause. Elizabeth Taylor's… Read more
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The Lion in Winter (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by Harvey, Anthony (director); James Goldman (screenwriter); Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle (starring)

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Published
1968
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$975.00

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London: Haworth Productions, 1968. Second Draft script for the 1968 film. With the ownership name of cinematographer Douglas Holcombe in holograph ink on the title page In 1183 England, the sons of King Henry II and his wife plot to overtake the throne. Nominated for seven Academy Awards and winning three, including Best Screenplay and Best Actress. … Read more
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So Evil My Love (Original post-production screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Allen, Lewis (director); Ronald Millar, Leonard Spigelgass (screenwriters); Ray Milland, Ann Todd, Geraldine Fitzgerald (starring)

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Published
1948
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$75.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1948. Post-Production Superimposed Spotted List and Combined Dialogue script for the 1948 film. Single holograph notation in pen to the front wrapper. Based on the 1947 novel. In 1890s London, the widow of a missionary falls for an amoral grifter who lodges at her boarding house. He soon drags her into his nefarious schemes, eventually… Read more
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The Prince of Thieves (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Dumas, Alexandre (novel); Howard Bretherton (director); Charles H. Schneer, Maurice Tombragel (screenwriter); Jon Hall, Patricia Morison, Adele Jergens (starring)

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Published
1947
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$675.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1947. Final Draft script for the 1948 film. Holograph annotations on first few leaves indicating the names of the actors playing the lead roles. Loosely based on Alexandre Dumas' 1872 novel, this film follows the adventures of English hero Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men. Set in the UK. … Read more
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So Evil My Love (Original post-production screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Allen, Lewis (director); Ronald Millar, Leonard Spigelgass (screenwriters); Marjorie Bowen (novel); Ray Milland, Ann Todd, Geraldine Fitzgerald (starring)

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Published
1948
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$125.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1948. Post-production Censorship Dialogue script for the 1948 film noir. Based on the 1947 novel. In 1890s London, the widow of a missionary falls for an amoral grifter who lodges at her boarding house. He soon drags her into his nefarious schemes, manipulating her into blackmailing and stealing from her enfeebled childhood friend. The first… Read more
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Archive of 16 original photographs of Henry Moore, 1966

by Moore, Henry (subject); Daniel Frasnay (photographer)

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Published
1966
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$1,250.00

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Paris: N.p., 1966. Archive of 16 vintage photographs of Henry Moore and his sculptures. With the photographer's stamp on the verso of five photographs, and the photographer's signature in holograph black ink on the verso of four photographs. Henry Moore (1898-1986) was an English sculptor best known for his semi-abstract bronze and marble sculptures. His work ranged from… Read more
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The Big Killing (Original script for the 1962 play)

by Mackie, Philip (playwright)

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Published
1962
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N.p.: N.p., 1962. Draft script for the 1962 play. This copy belonged to the actor who portrayed Peter in the production, with his annotations in holograph pencil and blue ink throughout. Adapted from Mackie's book, this mystery became a play in 1962. It was later adapted into a 1974 French television film entitled "Meurte a credit" … Read more
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The Paradine Case (Post-production script for the 1961 re-release of the 1947 film)

by Hitchcock, Alfred (director); Robert Hitchens (novel); Ben Hecht, James Bridie, Alma Reville (screenwriters); Gregory Peck, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1948
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$45.00

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Los Angeles: Vanguard Films / Selznick Studio, 1948. Post-production Dialogue Cutting Continuity script for the 1961 re-release 1947 film. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. From the Richard Manney collection of film noir. Anthony Keane (Peck) is a married British lawyer who falls in love with the woman he is defending, a woman who happens to… Read more
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The Paradine Case (Trailer Spotting List script for the 1947 film)

by Hitchcock, Alfred (director); Robert Hitchens (novel); Ben Hecht, James Bridie, Alma Reville (screenwriters); Gregory Peck, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1948
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$25.00

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Los Angeles: Vanguard Films / Selznick Studio, 1948. Post-production Trailer Spotting List script for the 1947 film. Anthony Keane (Peck) is a married British lawyer who falls in love with the woman he is defending, a woman who happens to be accused of poisoning. Tall self wrappers, with two hole punches at the top edge,… Read more
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The Dark is Light Enough (Original typescript draft for the 1954 play)

by Fry, Christopher (playwright); Guthrie McClintic (director); Katharine Cornell, Tyrone Power, Arnold Moss (starring)

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Published
1953
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$675.00

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London: N.p., 1953. Original typescript draft for the 1954 play. With brief holograph annotations throughout, mostly by a proofreader. Laid in note addressed to Alec Clunes, manager of the Arts Theatre in London, submitting script for review. First performed at the Aldwych Theatre in London May 1954, and then again in the US at the ANTA Playhouse… Read more
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Disraeli (First UK Edition)

by Parker, Louis N.

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Published
1930
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$50.00

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London: The Readers Library, 1930. First UK Photoplay Edition. Based on the 1929 film, in turn based on the 1911 play by Parker, about British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli during the purchase of the Suez Canal, directed by Alfred E. Green, and starring George Arliss, Doris Lloyd, and David Torrence. Nominated for three Academy Awards, with George… Read more
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