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The Red Badge of Courage (Original screenplay for the 1974 television film)

by Stephen Crane (novel); Richard Thomas, Michael Brandon, Wendell Burton (starring); Lee Phillips (director); John Gay (screenwriter)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Revised Draft script for the 1974 television film, which originally aired on December 3 on NBC. Not to be confused with the 1951 film directed by John Huston. Based on the classic 1895 novel by Stephen Crane, which follows a Union soldier who dreams of glory throughout the course of the Civil… Read more
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Revolt at Fort Laramie (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, actress Frances Helm's heavily annotated copy)

by Lesley Selander (director); Robert C. Dennis (screenwriter); John Dehner, Gregg Palmer, Frances Helm (starring)

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Published
1956
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Hollywood: Prospect Productions, Inc, 1956. Revised Final Shooting draft script for the 1957 film, here under the working title "Fort Laramie." Copy belonging to actress Frances Helm, heavily annotated in holograph ink and pencil throughout, with all dialogue and action of Helm's character Melissa Brader underlined, and frequent annotations regarding action, motivation and dialogue. Annotation on leaf preceding title… Read more
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The Horse Soldiers (Original photograph of John Ford and John Wayne from the set of the 1959 film)

by John Ford (director); Harold Sinclair (novel); John R. Hamilton (photographer); John Lee Martin, Martin Rackin (screenwriters); John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers (starring)

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Published
1959
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1959. Vintage reference photograph of John Ford and John Wayne on the set of the 1959 film. Loosely based on the 1956 novel by Harold Sinclair, which was based on the 1863 Civil War battle of Newton's Station and Grierson's Raid. A Union cavalry brigade's mission behind Confederate lines is complicated when… Read more
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The Red Badge of Courage (Original photograph of John Huston from the 1951 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); Stephen Crane (novel); Albert Band (screenwriter); Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick (starring)

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Published
1951
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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage reference photograph from the 1951 film, showing director John Huston in costume for his cameo as a Union veteran. With holograph ink and pencil annotations on the verso regarding layout, along with a collector label. Based on the classic 1895 novel by Stephen Crane, which follows a Union soldier throughout the course of… Read more
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Ride a Violent Mile (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1957 film)

by Charles Marquis Warren (director, story); Eric Norden (screenwriter); John Agar, Penny Edwards, John Pickard (starring)

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Published
1957
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$85.00

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N.p.: Regal Films, 1957. Collection of 11 vintage studio still photographs from the 1957 film. Cowhand Jeff Donner (John Agar) is accused of murder and helped to escape by dancehall girl Susan Crowley (Penny Edwards), only to discover she's actually a Union Army spy working on foiling a Confederate plot. Shot on location in Kanab,… Read more
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Invitation to a Gunfighter (Two original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Richard Wilson (director, screenwriter); Larry Klien (teleplay); Elizabeth Wilson (screenwriter); Yul Brenner, Janice Rule, George Segal, Pat Hingle (starring)

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Published
1964
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$25.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1964. Two vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film. Based on a 1957 teleplay by Larry Klien which aired on CBS' "Playhouse 90" on March 7, 1957. Confederate soldier Matt Weaver (George Segal) returns home after the war to find his home sold by town boss Sam Brewster (Pat Hingle),… Read more
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The Beguiled (Original photograph of Clint Eastwood and Don Siegel on the set of the 1971 film)

by Don Siegel (director); Thomas Cullinan (novel); Andre Marinie (photographer); Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp (screenwriters); Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris (starring)

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Published
1971
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Burbank, CA: The Malpaso Company, 1971. Vintage borderless photograph of Clint Eastwood and Don Siegel on set from the 1971 film. With a rubber stamp crediting photographer Andre Marinie on the verso. Based on Thomas Cullinan's 1966 novel, set during the American Civil War, about an injured Yankee soldier (Eastwood), who is rescued by a teenage girl… Read more
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Another Part of the Forest (Original post-production screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Michael Gordon (director); Vladimir Pozner (screenwriter); Lillian Hellman (play); Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Florence Eldridge, Edmond O'Brien (starring)

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Published
1947
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$75.00

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Universal City: Universal-International, 1947. Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1948 film, here under the working title "Destiny of a Woman" on the front wrapper. With a few faint holograph pencil annotations. Based on the 1946 Broadway play, and a prequel to the 1941 film "The Little Foxes." In the fictional town of Bowden, Alabama, the wealthy Hubbard… Read more
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Another Part of the Forest (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Lillian Hellman (playwright); Michael Gordon (director); Vladimir Pozner (screenwriter); Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Dan Duryea (starring)

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Published
1947
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$675.00

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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1947. Revised First Draft script for the 1948 film. With faint holograph pencil annotations, and watermarked CONTRACT FILE COPY throughout. Based on the 1946 Broadway play, and a prequel to the 1941 film "The Little Foxes." In the fictional town of Bowden, Alabama, the wealthy Hubbard family holds onto their old-South prominence and… Read more
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Hearts in Bondage [The Glory Parade] (Original photograph from set of the 1936 film)

by Lew Ayres (director); Karl Brown, Olive Cooper, Wallace MacDonald, Bernard Schubert (screenwriters); James Dunn, Mae Clarke, David Manners, Charlotte Henry, Henry B. Walthall (starring)

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Published
1936
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North Hollywood: Republic Pictures, 1936. Vintage photograph of director Lew Ayres and crew members on the set of the 1936 film. Mimeo snipe, holograph annotations and rubber studio stamp on the verso. Based on events of the American Civil War, focusing on the friendship between Kenneth Reynolds (James Dunn) and Raymond Jordan (David Manners), divided by the… Read more
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Little Women (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

by Mervyn LeRoy (director); Andrew Solt, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman (screenwriters); Louisa May Alcott (novel); Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, Margaret O'Brien (starring)

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Published
1946
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$1,250.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Third Draft script for the 1949 film. Based on the 1933 film, which in turn was based on the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott. An early David O. Selznick production script for the film, which was canceled due to a studio strike, and which would later be purchased by MGM… Read more
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The Horse Soldiers (Original photograph from the set of the 1959 film)

by John Ford (director); Harold Sinclair (novel); John Lee Martin, Martin Rackin (screenwriters); John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers (starring)

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Published
1959
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1959. Vintage photograph from the 1959 film, showing director John Ford sharing a cigar with in-costume actor Hoot Gibson during a break in shooting an outdoor scene. With the stamp of a private collector on the verso. A Union cavalry brigade's mission behind Confederate lines is complicated when they are forced to… Read more
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Original screenplay for the 1956 student film)

by Ambrose Bierce (story); Douglas Gallez (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1956
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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Draft script for a 1956 student film. Front wrapper title in decorative holograph black ink, presumably by the screenwriter. Based on the 1890 story by Ambrose Bierce. 22 pages of storyboards, corresponding with the script that follows, all bound together. Decorative cast and crew invite to premiere and wrap party laid in. The second… Read more
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The Red Badge of Courage (Original photograph from the set of the 1951 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); Stephen Crane (novel); Albert Band (screenwriter); Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick (starring)

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Published
1951
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$400.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1951. Vintage studio still photographs from the 1951 film showing director John Huston on location. Based on the classic 1895 novel by Stephen Crane. At the completion of shooting, Huston considered the film one of his best, but MGM cut over an hour from his film before releasing it to a poor… Read more
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Major Dundee (Collection of 7 original lobby cards from the 1965 film)

by Sam Peckinpah (director, screenwriter); Harry Julian Fink, Oscar Saul (screenwriters); Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, James Coburn (starring)

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Published
1965
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Culver City, CA: Columbia / Jerry Bresler Productions, 1965. Collection of seven vintage lobby cards for the French release of the 1965 US film. During the Civil War, an obsessed, glory seeking Union cavalry officer leads a disparate crew of soldiers, Confederate POWs, and American Indian scouts into Mexico to attack a group of Apaches that have… Read more
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Friendly Persuasion (Original screenplay, presentation script)

by Jessamyn West (novel); William Wyler (director); Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins (starring)

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Published
1955
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Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1955. Revised Shooting script for the 1956 film. Based on the 1945 novel by Jessamyn West, written for the screen by Jessamyn West, Robert Wyler, and Michael Wilson (though only West and Wyler are credited here) and starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, and Anthony Perkins. Interestingly, Michael Wilson, who was ultimately granted sole… Read more
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The Dark Command (UK Uncorrected Proof)

by W.R. Burnett

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Published
1938
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London: William Heinemann, 1938. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First UK Edition. Basis for the Academy Award-nominated 1940 film directed by Raoul Walsh starring John Wayne, Roy Rogers, and Claire Trevor; the only film in which Wayne and Rogers appear together, and the second of only two films on which Wayne and Walsh worked together after Walsh discovered Wayne as… Read more
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The Raid (Original screenplay for the 1954 film, Van Heflin's working copy)

by Hugo Fregonese (director); Sydney Boehm (screenwriter); Francis Cockrell (story); Herbert Ravenal Sass (screenwriter, "Affair at St. Albans"); Van Heflin (starring)

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Published
1953
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953. Revised Shooting Final script for the 1954 film. Actor Van Heflin's copy. Includes a 10-page shooting schedule. Loosely based on the St. Albans Raid, the northernmost land action of the American Civil War. The film took great liberties, changing both the time and motivation for the raid. In the film, a group… Read more
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Count Three and Pray [The Calico Pony] (Original screenplay for the 1955 film)

by George Sherman (director); Herb Meadow (screenwriter); Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward, Raymond Burr (starring)

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Published
1955
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1955. Draft script for the 1955 film, here under the working title "The Calico Pony." Actor Van Heflin's copy, with his holograph annotations throughout. Heflin plays a Civil War soldier returning to his hometown as a minister, but his violent past follows him. The film debut of Joanne Woodward. Red… Read more
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Three Violent People (Original poster for the 1956 film)

by Rudolph Mate (director); James Edward Grant (screenwriter); Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon (starring)

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Published
1956
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1956. Vintage US one-sheet poster for the 1956 film. Studio rubber stamp on the verso, as well as a rubber stamp for the Capitol Theatre in Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada. Capt. Colt Saunders (Heston) returns to Texas from the Civil War to find his land wanted by carpetbaggers and his town controlled by corrupt Yankees.… Read more
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