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Circus Clown (Original photograph of San Bernardino Ritz Theatre's advertising campaign for the 1934 film)

by Enright, Ray (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 San Bernardino Ritz Theatre employee holding an "On Strike!" sign to promote the 1934 film "Circus Clown," by photographer Walt Fiss. 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… Read more
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The Terror of Tiny Town (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

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

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Published
1938
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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 Tati, Jacques (director, screenwriter, starring)

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Published
1974
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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… Read more
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Studio 57: Center Ring (Original screenplay for the 1955 television series)

by Daugherty, Herschel (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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$475.00

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

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Published
1964
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$375.00

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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 Adventures of Remi [Sans famille] (Original still photograph from the 1958 film)

by Michel, Andre (director, screenwriter); Hector Malot (novel); Remo Forlani, Pierre Very (screenwriters); Gino Cervi, Joel Flateau (starring)

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Published
1958
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Paris: Cinedis, 1958. Original borderless single weight black-and-white photograph for the 1958 French-Italian film. Child actor Joel Flateau and costumed chimp holding Rolleiflex camera present in the image, both customers at a bar. "La Marseillaise" rubber stamp, and brief notation in holograph ink, on the verso. Based on Malot's 19th-century novel, "Sans famille" (1878), about an orphan… Read more
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The Barker (Photoplay Edition)

by Nicholson, Kenyon

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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… Read more
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Spangles (Photoplay Edition)

by Revell, Nellie

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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 Tati, Jacques (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… Read more
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Viva Maria (Original British poster for the 1965 film)

by Malle, Louis (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 Hathaway, Henry (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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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 Reed, Carol (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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Boum-Boum (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by March, Joseph Moncure (screenwriter)

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Published
1947
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N.p.: N.p., 1947. First Draft Treatment script for an unproduced film. An aging circus clown tells his life story, filled with lurid details, to his young apprenticed son in an attempt to prevent him from quitting the circus to marry and become an officer in the Navy. Written by Joseph Moncure March, known for his poems "The… Read more
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He Who Gets Slapped (Original photograph from the 1924 film)

by Sjostrom, Victor as Victor Seastrom (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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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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Merry Andrew (Collection of 5 photographs from the 1958 film)

by Kidd, Michael (director); Paul Galico (story); Isobel Lennart and I. A. L. Diamond (screenwriters); Danny kaye, Pier Angeli, Baccaloni, Noel Purcell (starring)

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Published
1958
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London: National Screen Service / MGM, 1958. Collection of 5 vintage full-color still photographs from the 1958 UK release of the 1958 US film. Based on a story by Paul Galico, about an English school teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip who falls in love with a circus acrobat (Pier Angeli). 8 x… Read more
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Faustrecht der Freiheit [Fox and His Friends] (Original press photograph from the set of the 1975 film)

by Fassbinder, Rainer Werner (director, screenwriter, starring)

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Published
1975
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Berlin: Der Spiegel, 1975. Vintage borderless black-and-white press photograph of Fassbinder on the set of his 1975 film "Faustrecht der Freiheit." Shot by Manjit Jari for the German publication Der Spiegel, with stamps for both Jari and the publication on the verso, along with an archive date of March 19, 1975. Franz "Fox" Biberkopf (Fassbinder) loses his… Read more
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Nightmare Alley (First Edition)

by Gresham, William Lindsay

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Published
1946
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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New York: Rinehart, 1946. First Edition. First Edition. Publisher's colophon on the copyright page as called for. Gresham's first book, a dispassionate descent into the world of the carnival sideshows, based largely on the author's own experiences and investigations. Basis for the notable 1947 film noir, directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Tyrone Power, Coleen Gray, and… Read more
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4 Devils [Four Devils] (Original herald from the 1928 film)

by Murnau, F.W. (director); Janet Gaynor (starring)

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Published
1928
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Los Angeles: Fox Film Corporation, 1928. Original three-color herald for the 1928 silent film, with overprints in red ink on the verso added to promote the sound version, released shortly after the initial version, reading "The latest talking sensation!" and "Janet Gaynor / Talking for the first time on the screen." All of Murnau's American films are available… Read more
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Side Show: My Life with Geeks, Freaks and Vagabonds in the Carny Trade (First Edition)

by Bones, Howard with Daniel Waldron; Teller (foreword)

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Published
2001
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780941543286
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$25.00

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Northville, MI: Sun Dog Press, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Bone's autobiographical account of his experience in the circus and in carnivals. A must for the sideshow diehard. Spine text slightly faded, else Fine and unread in printed wrappers.
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