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Hot Skins [Don't Worry, Doll, I'm Covered] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Joseph T. Longo (screenwriter)

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1987
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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the script is a small typed note introducing the screenplay, addressed from agent Frank Taylor to casting agent Paul Kohner, and a copied certificate providing proof of registration with the Writer's Guild of America. Two idiot would-be robbers steal the wrong package from a mail truck… Read more
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The Hunt for Red October (Four original sets of storyboards for the 1990 film)

by John McTierman (director); Larry Ferguson (screenwriter); Tom Clancy (novel); Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones (starring)

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Published
1989
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1989. Four sets of original storyboards for the 1990 film, approximately 800 pages total. One set bound in script format, with red wrappers, noted in holograph ink annotation to the front wrappers as "Vol. I.", the other set without wrappers. Based on the popular 1984 novel. When the US government spots a massive, high-tech Soviet… Read more
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Topaz (Original photograph of Alfred Hitchcock from the set of the 1969 film)

by Alfred Hitchcock (director); Leon Uris (novel); Samuel A. Taylor (screenwriter); Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon (starring)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, 1969. Vintage borderless reference photograph, with horizontal margins, of director Alfred Hitchcock on the set of the 1969 film. Based on the 1967 novel by Leon Uris, about a French agent who helps the United States uncover the presence of Russian missiles in Cuba. 9.5 x 7.25 inches. Near Fine.… Read more
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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (Original photograph of Shirley MacLaine from the 1965 film)

by J. Lee Thompson (director); William Peter Blatty (novel, screenwriter); Shirley MacLaine, Peter Ustinov, Richard Crenna (starring)

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Published
1965
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1965 film, showing actress Shirley MacLaine in a bikini, using a small spy camera. With a stamp noting No 2509 7 on the verso. Based on William Peter Blatty's 1963 novel. An unlucky CIA operative's U-2 spy plane malfunctions and crashes in the fictional Middle Eastern country… Read more
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Pinsky (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Peter Benchley (screenwriter); Paul D. Zimmerman (screenwriter);

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1985
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N.p.: N.p., 1985. First Draft script for an unproduced film. With a few small holograph ink proofreading annotations throughout. A Cold War comedy about a kind but unstable translator for the USSR who must balance the amorous intentions of the US President's aide with the warring factions of their separate countries over the course of a prolonged summit… Read more
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The Confession [L'aveu] (Original photograph of Yves Montand from the 1970 film)

by Costa-Gavras (director); Artur London, Lise London (autobiography); Chri Marker, Yves Mirkine (still photographers); Jorge Semprun (screenwriter); Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: Les Films Corona, 1970. Vintage borderless double weight reference photograph of Yves Montand from the 1970 film. Large French "L'AVEU" stamp, "Cinemagence" stamp, and provenance stamp of "G. Troussier" on verso. Based on the 1968 autobiography "L'aveu" by Artur and Lise London. Costa-Gavras' searing indictment against Stalinism and totalitarianism, a grueling but riveting politic thriller, wherein Yves… Read more
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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (Original photograph of Martin Ritt and a silhouetted Richard Burton from the set of the 1965 film)

by Martin Ritt (director); John le Carre (novel); Paul Dehn, Guy Trosper (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker (starring)

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Published
1965
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Martin Ritt and a silhouetted Richard Burton on the set of the 1965 film. Cropping annotations in holograph ink on verso. Based on John le Carre's 1963 novel, the first ever adaptation of his works. A British agent refuses to leave his duties during the Cold War,… Read more
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Fuck Communism! (Satin banner, circa 1960s)

by Paul; Krassner John Francis Putnam (design)

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Published
1960
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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage satin banner with hand-sewn lettering, by an unknown artist, made after Paul Krassner and John Francis Putnam's 1963 poster. Krassner created the "Fuck Communism" poster for sale through his satirical underground magazine The Realist, with typography by longtime Mad magazine art director Putnam. In addition to publishing The Realist from 1958 to 2001,… Read more
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Billion Dollar Brain (Complete set of eight original color photographs from the US release of the 1967 British film)

by Ken Russell (director); Len Deighton (novel); John McGrath (screenwriter); Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley (starring)

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Published
1967
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1967. Collection of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the US release of the 1967 British film. With a stamp noting production No. 68-43 on the bottom right corner of the recto. Based on Len Deighton's 1966 novel. A private eye takes on a case involving a sophisticated computer used by… Read more
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The Double Man (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1967 film)

by Franklin J. Schaffner (director); Henry S. Maxfield (novel); Alfred Hayes, Frank Tarloff (screenwriters); Yul Brynner, Britt Edland, Clive Revill, Anton Diffring (starring)

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Published
1967
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1967. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1967 British film. Loosely based on Henry S. Maxfield's 1958 novel "Legacy of a Spy." A CIA agent investigating the mysterious death of his son gradually uncovers a Russian conspiracy. Set in the Austrian Alps, shot on location in Vorarlberg and Tyrol,… Read more
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Guns of Darkness [Act of Mercy] (Original photograph of David Niven and Leslie Caron from the US release of the 1962 British film)

by Anthony Asquith (director); Francis Clifford (novel); George Higgins (photographer); John Mortimer (screenwriter); Leslie Caron, David Niven, James Robertson Justice (starring)

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Published
1962
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1962. Vintage studio still photograph of Leslie Caron and David Niven in quicksand, from the US release of the 1962 film. Based on the 1960 novel "Act of Mercy" by Francis Clifford. Pacifist Tom Jordan and his wife Leslie get themselves into trouble trying to help former President Rivera escape a military… Read more
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A Ravishing Idiot [Agent 38-24-36] (Collection of three original photographs from the 1964 French-Italian film)

by Brigitte Bardot, Anthony Perkins (starring); Edouard Molinaro (director); Charles Exbrayat (novel); Francois Billetdoux, Andre Tabet (screenwriters)

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Published
1964
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Rome: Flora Film, 1964. Collection of three vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1964 film, showing actress Brigitte Bardot having been caught unawares while changing clothes. A clumsy USSR spy is tasked with stealing sensitive information from NATO, which he attempts with the help of his new partner, an unlucky but beautiful young woman. Set and shot… Read more
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Avalanche Express (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Mark Robson (director); Abraham Polonsky (screenwriter); Colin Forbes (novel); Lee Marvin, Robert Shaw, Linda Evans, Maximilian Schell (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Fourth Draft script for the 1977 film. With a single holograph ink notation to the front wrapper's right top corner. Based on the 1977 novel by Colin Forbes about a defecting Russian general who collaborates with an American secret agent to expose KGB spies throughout Europe by luring them onto a train headed west. Director… Read more
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13 Frightened Girls (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1963 film)

by William Castle (director); Robert Dillon (screenwriter); Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh, Norma Varden (starring)

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Published
1963
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1963. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1963 film. Stamped production No. 63-213 on the verso. Several teenage daughters of diplomats help an intelligence agent uncover an international plot to sabotage the US. Set in Switzerland, shot on location in San Bernardino, California. 10 x… Read more
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Trial (Original photograph of John Hodiak from the 1955 film)

by Mark Robson (director); Don Mankiewicz (novel, screenwriter); Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, John Hodiak (starring)

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Published
1955
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Vintage double weight photograph from the 1955 film, a headshot of John Hodiak who played D.A. John J. Armstrong. Mimeo shipe and "Silver Screen Archives" stamp on the verso. Based on screenwriter Don Mankiewicz's 1955 novel. Young Mexican boy, Angel Chavez (Rafael Campos), is accused of murdering a Caucasian girl. David… Read more
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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (Original photograph of Richard Burton, Martin Ritt, and film crew on the set of the 1965 film)

by Martin Ritt (director); John le Carre (novel); Paul Dehn, Guy Trosper (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker (starring)

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Published
1965
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph taken on the set of the 1965 film, showing director Martin Ritt and a camera crew filming a dark indoor scene with actor Richard Burton. Based on John le Carre's 1963 novel, the first ever adaptation of his works. A British agent refuses to leave his duties during the… Read more
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The Human Factor (Two original photographs from the 1979 film)

by Otto Preminger (director); Graham Greene (novel); Tom Stoppard (screenwriter); Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi, Robert Morley (starring)

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Published
1979
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1979. Two vintage photographs from the 1979 film, one a studio still of Robert Morley and Derek Jacobi, the other a compilation photograph featuring headshots of John Gielgud, Morley, Jacobi, and Richard Attenborough. Based on the 1978 novel by Graham Greene, with screenplay written by Tom Stoppard. A low-level bureaucrat in the… Read more
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White Nights (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1985 film)

by Taylor Hackford (director); James Goldman (story, screenplay); Eric Hughes (screenwriter); Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Isabella Rossellini (starring)

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Published
1985
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1985. Collection of seven vintage black and white studio still photographs from the 1985 film. Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko (Mikhail Baryshnikov) is an expatriate Soviet dancer whose plane is forced to land on Soviet territory, and prohibited from leaving. Forced to live with the American defector, tap dancer Raymond Greenwood (Gregory Hines) and… Read more
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White Nights (Two original color photographs from the 1985 film)

by Taylor Hackford (director); James Goldman (story, screenplay); Eric Hughes (screenwriter); Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Isabella Rossellini (starring)

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Published
1985
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1985. Two vintage color double weight studio still photographs, one of Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines dancing, the other of Hines and Isabella Rossellini from the 1985 film. Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko (Mikhail Baryshnikov) is an expatriate Soviet dancer whose plane is forced to land on Soviet territory, and prohibited from leaving. Forced… Read more
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Breaking the Silence (Original script for the 1984 play)

by Stephen Poliakoff (playwright)

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Published
1985
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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Draft script for the 1984 play, which premiered at The Pit on May 28th, performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. With a small holograph ink annotation to the front wrapper, and a single copied annotation to page 2.II.14A. Loosely based on the life of playwright Stephen Poliakoff's grandfather in post-revolutionary Russia, who harbored a dream… Read more
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