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cover of Original wire photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., following the release of the findings of the House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1978

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New York: Time, 1978. Vintage borderless wire photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., published following the release of the findings of the US House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1978. The iconic photograph by Joseph Louw for Time magazine, taken moments after the April 4, 1968 assassination of King at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, is… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Nat King Cole at the piano, 1956

Original photograph of Nat King Cole at the piano, 1956

by Nat King Cole (subject)

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1956
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Paris: Keystone, 1956. Vintage borderless photograph of Nat King Cole at the piano in 1956. With a printed French mimeo snipe detailing an attack in Birmingham, Alabama affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of Keystone photo. Cole, who was born in Montgomery, Alabama, was performing at the Municipal Auditorium for an all-white audience in Birmingham on… Read more
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cover of Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Claude Brown (novel); Arnold Federbush (screenwriter)

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1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. Based on Claude Brown's successful 1965 autobiographical novel, which follows a young African American boy coming of age in Harlem during the 1940s and 1950s. Set in Harlem. Gold untitled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter Arnold Federbush and author Claude Brown.… Read more
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cover of King and Co (Original script for an unproduced play)

King and Co (Original script for an unproduced play)

by John Briley (book, lyrics); Richard Blackford (music)

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Published
1980
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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Draft script for an unproduced play. A musical dramatization of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lyricist John Briley was best known for the 1982 musical "Gandhi," for which Briley won an Academy Award. From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose best known credits include "The Long Goodbye" (Robert Altman,… Read more
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cover of Up in the Cellar [Three in the Cellar] (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

Up in the Cellar [Three in the Cellar] (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

by Wes Stern (starring); Theodore J. Flicker (director, screenwriter); Angus Hall (novel); Joan Collins, Larry Hagman, Judy Pace (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: American International Pictures [AIP], 1970. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1970 film. With an American International Pictures stamp to the verso, alongside a cello-taped mimeograph snipe. Featuring a "black militant" being forcibly removed from the room by actor Larry Hagman, while Harlene Jones and Judy Pace look on. A lighthearted comedy and a movie that… Read more
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