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Carousel (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Henry King (director); Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II (musical); Ferenc Molnar (play); Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron (screenwriters); Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick (starring)

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Published
1955
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1955. Final Shooting script for the 1956 film. Based on the 1945 musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, in turn based on the 1909 play "Liliom" by Ferenc Molnar. A former carousel barker dies in the process of committing a robbery, but is granted the opportunity to return to Earth for… Read more
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Circus of Horrors (Original photograph from the 1960 British film)

by Sidney Hayers (director); George Baxt (screenwriter); Anton Diffring, Erika Remberg, Yvonne Monlaur, Donald Pleasence (starring)

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Published
1960
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$300.00

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London: Lynx Films / American International Pictures, 1960. Vintage reference photograph from the 1960 British film, showing actors Vanda Hudson and Jack Carson. A deranged plastic surgeon becomes the owner of a traveling circus, specializing in a "Temple of Beauty," transforming disfigured women into the glamorous stars of his show. Their beauty, however, comes at a price,… Read more
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7 Faces of Dr. Lao (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1964 film)

by George Pal (director); Charles G. Finney (novel); Charles Beaumont (screenwriter); Tony Randall, Barbara Eden, Arthur O'Connell (starring)

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Published
1964
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$85.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1964. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs and one vintage reference photograph from the 1964 film. Based on Charles G. Finney's 1935 fantasy novel "The Circus of Dr. Lao." A magical circus arrives in a small western town, whose inhabitants see themselves reflected in its assemblage of mystical performers and animals.… Read more
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$85.00
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Carnival Story (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1954 film)

by Kurt Neumann (director, screenwriter); Marcy Klauber, Charles Williams, Hans Jacoby (screenwriters); Anne Baxter, Steve Cochran, Lyle Bettger (starring)

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Published
1954
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$65.00

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Santa Monica, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1954. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs from the 1954 film. Seduction and betrayal erupts among the American employees of a traveling carnival in Munich. Set and shot on location in Munich. 10 x 8 inches. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request. … Read more
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image of Zouzou (Original press portrait photograph of Josephine Baker from the 1934 film, inscribed)

Zouzou (Original press portrait photograph of Josephine Baker from the 1934 film, inscribed)

by Josephine; Baker Jean Gabin (starring); Marc Allegret (director); Carlo Rim (screenwriter)

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Published
1934
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$1,850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1934. Vintage matte-finish portrait photograph of actress Josephine Baker from the 1934 film, INSCRIBED by Baker: "To Miss Contin-Souza / With best wishes, from / Josephine Baker." With the stamp of Baker and her then-lover, Giuseppe Pepito "Joseph" Abatino, on the verso. A young, orphaned laundress seeks employment as a nightclub dancer in order to… Read more
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Vampire Circus (Collection of six original photographs from the 1972 British film)

by Robert Young (director); Jud Kinberg (screenwriter); Adrienne Corri, Thorley Walters, Anthony Higgins, John Moulder-Brown (starring)

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Published
1972
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1972 Hammer horror film. A traveling circus in Eastern Europe holds a terrifying secret: its performers are bloodthirsty vampires who kill and eat the children of the villages the circus visits. Often noted as one of Hammer Productions' last great films, a stylish, grotesque fairy… Read more
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Man on a Tightrope (Original photograph of Gloria Grahame and Cucciola from the 1953 film)

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

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Published
1952
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1953 film, showing actress Gloria Grahame and circus performer Cucciola. Despite the dazzling front of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, the various circus performers and management lead mysterious and often troubled lives behind the scenes. The film featured the real circus troupe members in addition to the… Read more
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Circus Clown (Original photograph of San Bernardino Ritz Theatre's advertising campaign for the 1934 film)

by Ray Enright (director); Walt Fiss (photographer); Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby (screenwriters); Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Dorothy Burgess (starring)

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Published
1934
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N.p.: N.p., 1934. Vintage photograph of a San Bernardino Ritz Theatre employee holding a sign to promote the 1934 film Circus Clown. This appears to have been taken at the intersection of 5th Street and North E Street, just north of the Ritz Theatre, which was located at 423 North E Street in San Bernardino, California. With the stamp… Read more
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The Terror of Tiny Town (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

by Sam Newfield (director); Fred Myton, Clarence Marks (screenwriters); Billy Curtis, Jerry Maren (starring)

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Published
1938
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$3,500.00

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Hollywood: Jed Buell Productions / Columbia Pictures, 1938. Draft script for the 1938 film. Copy belonging to actor Joseph Herbst, with his last name in holograph pencil to the front wrapper. Herbst played the part of the sheriff in the film, and a year later would also go on to act as a Munchkin villager in The Wizard of… Read more
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Parade (Original color photograph from the set of the 1974 film)

by Jacques Tati (director, screenwriter, starring)

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Published
1974
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$325.00

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France: Gray-Film, 1974. Vintage oversize, borderless, color photograph of director and star Jacques Tati on the set of the 1974 French film. Tati's final film, in which the beloved director plays a circus clown. Shown out of competition at Cannes, and then released in France as a television movie. 11.75 x 9.5 inches. Near Fine.… Read more
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Studio 57: Center Ring (Original screenplay for the 1955 television series)

by Herschel Daugherty (director); Nancy Moore, James Gunn (screenwriter); Joel Aldrich, Jane Darwell, William Kendis, Nan Martin, James Mitchell, Lyn Thomas (starring)

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Published
1955
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Hollywood: DuMont Television Network, 1955. Draft script for Season One, episode 25 of the 1954-1955 television series, originally broadcast on March 8, 1955 on the DuMont Television Network. Script belonging to Lyn Thomas, who played Val in the episode, with her holograph name in ink on the front wrapper, and her lines circled in holograph ink throughout, shooting schedule… Read more
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The Ape Woman [La donna scimmia] (Original photograph from the 1964 film)

by Marco Ferreri (director, screenwriter); Rafael Azcona (screenwriter); Ugo Tognazzi, Annie Girardot (starring)

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Published
1964
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Italy: Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, 1964. Vintage borderless press photograph from the set of the 1964 film. Shown is Annie Giarardot (the "ape woman" in the film) in a dressing room with two other semi-clothed, "normal" women, conveying an immediate irony as she looks up at her husband (Ugo Tognazzi) standing in the doorway. With the stamps of both the… Read more
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The Barker (Photoplay Edition)

by Kenyon Nicholson

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Published
1927
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$75.00

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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1927. First Photoplay Edition. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film. Based on the 1928 part talkie film, adapted by Nicholson from his 1927 Broadway play of the same name, directed by George Fitzmaurice, and starring Dorothy Mackail, Milton Sills, Betty Compson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Compson was nominated for a Best Actress… Read more
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The Way to Love (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

by Maurice Chevalier, Ann Dvorak, Edward Everett Horton (starring); Norman Taurog (director); Claude Binyon, Frank Butler, Gene Fowler, Benjamin Glazer (screenwriters);

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Published
1933
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1933. Final Draft script for the 1933 pre-Code film. Francois dreams of working as a tour guide in his beloved Paris, but instead works for Bibi, a pimp, who hires Francois to craft alibis for the adulterers who engage in this business. While working the streets, he meets Madeleine, who works as a target… Read more
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Spangles (Photoplay Edition)

by Nellie Revell

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Published
1926
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$35.00

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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1926. First Photoplay Edition, originally published by George H. Doran the same year. Photo-illustrated with film stills throughout. Basis for the 1926 film directed by Frank O'Connor and starring Marian Nixon and Pat O'Malley. Drawn from the author's own experiences as a circus performer, about a bareback rider and her romance with… Read more
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Parade (Original French poster for the 1974 film)

by Jacques Tati (director, screenwriter, starring)

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Published
1974
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N.p.: Gray-Film, 1974. Vintage French petite poster for the 1974 French film, originally released in France as a television movie. Jacques Tati's final film, in which the beloved director plays a circus clown. 24 x 32 inches, folded. Small holograph pencil notation to the verso, else Near Fine. BFI. Criterion Collection 731. Rosenbaum… Read more
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Viva Maria (Original British poster for the 1965 film)

by Louis Malle (director, screenwriter); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost (starring)

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Published
1966
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1966. Original British quad poster for the 1965 French-Italian film. Printed in England by Stafford. Set in Central America, 1907, Maria II (Moreau) is the daughter of an Irish terrorist, and she joins a vaudeville act headlined by Maria I (Bardot). Together they invent a new striptease dance and become stars, propelling… Read more
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Circus World (Original photograph of John Wayne on the set of the 1964 film)

by Henry Hathaway (director); Lothar Winkler (still photographer); Ben Hecht, Julian Zimet, James Edward Grant, Philip Yordan (screenwriters); John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth, Lloyd Nolan (starring)

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Published
1964
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$150.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1964. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actor John Wayne on the set of the 1964 film. Mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, in German language, with a rubber stamp crediting the "Black Star" press agency of London, and a paper label crediting Hipp-Foto in Berlin. Based on a story by Philip Yordan and Nicholas… Read more
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Trapeze (Original British program from the 1956 film)

by Carol Reed (director); Liam O'Brien, James R. Webb (screenwriters); Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado (starring)

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Published
1956
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1956. Original British black-and-white premiere program for the 1956 US film. Printed and distributed to coordinate with a European gala premiere of the film at the Odeon Theatre, June 26, 1956, as a charity fundraiser to benefit the Actors' Orphanage and the Variety Club Heart Fun for Under-Priveleged Children. Based on Max… Read more
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He Who Gets Slapped (Original photograph from the 1924 film)

by Victor as Victor Seastrom Sjostrom (director, screenwriter); Leonid Andreyev (play); Carey Wilson, Marian Ainslee (screenwriters); Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert (starring)

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Published
1924
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$250.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1924. Vintage publicity photograph for the 1924 film showing star John Gilbert relaxing with a book at his home. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the 1914 Russian play by Leonid Andreyev, first published in English in 1922. The first film put into production under the newly formed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,… Read more
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