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The Comedians (Original photograph from the 1967 film)

by Peter Glenville (director); Graham Greene (novel, screenwriter); Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness (starring)

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Published
1967
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1967. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1967 film. Snipe printed in blue ink on the verso. The film follows a sardonic hotel owner who witnesses the chaos in Haiti under the Papa Doc Duvalier regime. Starring Elizabeth Taylor in a role originally meant for Sophia Loren. Shot on location… Read more
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L'isola degli uomini pesce [Island of the Fishmen, Screamers, Volcano Island] (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Sergio Martino (director, screenwriter); Cesare Frugoni, Luciano Martino, Sergio Donati (screenwriters); Barbara Bach, Claudio Cssinelli, Richard Johnson, Beryl Cunningham (starring)

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Published
1978
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Italy: Dania Film, 1978. Draft script for the 1979 Italian film, "L'isola degli uomini pesce" (Island of the Fishmen), here under the working title, "Volcano Island." Rereleased in America in 1980 as "Something Waits in the Dark," and again in 1981 as "Screamers," by Roger Corman's New World Pictures, and in 2009 under its directly translated title "Island of… Read more
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The Mystic Masseur (Signed First Edition)

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published
1959
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New York: Vanguard, 1959. First American Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The Nobel prize winning author's first book, and basis for the 2001 film directed by Ismail Merchant. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Faint splash to the top page edge. Jacket has a sticker shadow on the front… Read more
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Island Women [Calypso Island] (Original screenplay for the 1958 film, Marie Windsor's copy)

by William Berke (director, producer); Andrew Alexander, Philip Yordan (screenwriters); Marie Windsor, Vince Edwards, Marilee Earle, Leslie Scott (starring)

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Published
1957
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Hollywood: Security Pictures, 1957. Revised Draft script for the 1958 film, "Island Women," here under the working title, "Calypso Island." Copy belonging to actress Marie Windsor, with her name in holograph ink on the first page of text, annotations in holograph pencil and ink throughout, one page noting scene wardrobe changes, and custom place markers at the fore-edges noting… Read more
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Tumatumari (First UK Edition, review copy, inscribed to novelist Andrew Salkey)

by Wilson Harris

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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London: Faber and Faber, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with slip laid in, INSCRIBED by Harris to Jamaican novelist, Andrew Salkey, on the front endpaper: "Andrew Salkey / Very best wishes, admiration and respect / Wilson Harris." A tremendous association between two important Caribbean writers who were also both highly respected intellectuals. Harris was born… Read more
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