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Fail Safe (Original screenplay for the 2000 television film, signed by cast and crew)

by Clooney, George; Richard Dreyfuss, Harvey Keitel, Noah Wyle, Walter Cronkite (starring); Stephen Frears (director); Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler (novel); Walter Bernstein (screenwriter)

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Published
2000
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 2000. Revised Draft script for the 2000 television film, originally aired as a live broadcast on April 9 on CBS. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the title pages by members of the cast and crew, including director Stephen Frears and actors George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Richard Dreyfuss, Walter Cronkite, Sam… Read more
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Volunteers (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

by Meyer, Nicholas (director); Ken Levine, David Isaacs (screenwriters); Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson (starring)

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Published
1984
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$125.00

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Santa Monica, CA: Shepherd / Walter F. Parkes, 1984. Shooting script for the 1985 film, with rainbow revisions. A wealthy, womanizing playboy joins a Peace Corps mission to Thailand accompanied by a crew of all-American gomers as a last-minute escape from his gambling debts. The second unconventional buddy film for Tom Hanks and John Candy, following Ron Howard's… Read more
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Breaking the Silence (Original script for the 1984 play)

by Poliakoff, Stephen (playwright)

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Published
1985
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$350.00

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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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$350.00
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Night People (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

by Johnson, Nunnally (director, screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Bjork, Rita Gam (starring)

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Published
1953
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953. Final Draft script for the 1954 film. Copy belonging to unknown crew member, with extensive holograph revisions in pencil and ink throughout, and a laid-in interoffice note addressed to Twentieth Century-Fox co-founder and studio executive Darryl Zanuck. A CIA officer stationed in West Berlin during the Cold War must rescue the wealthy son… Read more
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Telefon (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Siegel, Don (director); Walter Wager (novel); Peter Hyams, Stirling Silliphant (screenwriters); Charles Bronson, Lee Remick, Donald Pleasence (starring)

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Published
1976
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$425.00

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Culver City, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1976. Draft script for the 1976 film. Based on the 1975 novel. An old-timer KGB clerk heads to America with a top-secret book which details the whereabouts of 51 brainwashed sleeper agents Russia had planted in the US years earlier during the Cold War, intending to "activate" the agents, who will destroy the… Read more
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Conspirator (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by Saville, Victor (director); Sally Benson (screenwriter); Humphrey Slater (novel); Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor (starring)

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Published
1948
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$375.00

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Culver City, CA: MGM, 1948. Composite script for the 1949 film. With holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper. Based on the 1949 Red Scare novel, wherein a young American newlywed learns her husband is a spy for the Soviet Union, and forces him to choose between their love and his dedication to the Communist cause. Elizabeth Taylor's… Read more
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Tangier Incident (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

by Landers, Lew (director); George Bricker (screenwriter); George Brent, Mari Aldon, Dorothy Patrick (starring)

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Published
1953
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$300.00

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Hollywood: Allied Artists, 1953. Draft script for the 1953 film. With a single holograph pencil notation reading "1952" to the top left corner of the front wrapper. In Tangier, an American spy posing as a black marketeer is on a mission to stop three atomic scientists who plan to pool their government secrets and make a profitable deal… Read more
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The Karamanov Equations (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Kearney, Gene R. (screenwriter); Marshall Goldberg (novel)

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Published
1974
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: Selznick/Glickman Productions, 1974. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the script is a typed letter on Selznick/Glickman Productions letterhead introducing the screenplay, addressed to an agent at the Paul Kohner casting agency and signed by film producer Daniel Selznick. Based on the 1972 novel. An American physician is the only doctor who can… Read more
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The Human Factor (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

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

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Published
1978
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$2,250.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1978. Draft script for the 1979 film. Illustrated front wrapper based on Saul Bass' poster design for the film. Copy belonging to uncredited crew member David Hitchcock, with his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Holograph annotations throughout primarily indicating deleted scenes. Also included is a carbon typed letter signed… Read more
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The Fourth Protocol (Original screenplay for the 1987 film, signed by novelist-screenwriter Frederick Forsyth)

by Forsyth, Frederick (novel, screenwriter); John Mackenzie (director); George Axelrod, Richard Burridge (screenwriters); Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, New Beatty, Joanna Cassidy (starring)

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Published
1986
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$975.00

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US: Gulfmine Ltd, 1986. Sixth Draft script for the 1987 film. SIGNED by screenwriter and source novel author Frederick Forsyth on the title page, with an additional typed note signed referencing the script from Forsyth on his letterhead included. With both holograph and copied annotations by him on every page, with most of the holograph annotations being changes to… Read more
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Scorpio (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Winner, Michael (director); David W. Rintels, Gerald Wilson (screenwriters); Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Gayle Hunnicutt (starring)

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Published
1972
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$425.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1972. Fourth Draft script for the 1973 film. Copy belonging to still photographer Ron Munkasci. Burt Lancaster is a retiring CIA agent whose trainee (Alain Delon) is ordered to kill him, due to suspected treason with the Russians. The screenwriting debut of David W. Rintels. Set in Europe and the… Read more
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Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

by Zampi, Mario (producer, director); Jack Davies, Michael Pertwee (screenwriters); George Cole, Oskar Homolka, Nadia Gray, Frederick Valk (starring)

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Published
1952
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London: Mario Zampi Productions / Stratford Pictures, 1952. Shooting script for the 1952 film. Copy belonging to makeup artist John O'Gorman, with his signature on the front wrapper and annotations throughout in holograph ink and pencil. Known in England as "Top Secret", a British plumber travels abroad for vacation with plans he believes to be for his… Read more
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Bonhams Auction Catalog: Voices of the 20th Century - December 6, 2017

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Published
2017
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$25.00

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New York: Bonhams Auctions, 2017. Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout. Includes items relating broadly to the 20th Century, including literature by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ayn Rand, and James Joyce, as well as letters, illustrations, and World War II memorabilia.
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Survive (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Hitchcox, Lee R. (screenwriter)

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Published
1982
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N.p.: N.p., 1982. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in are two pages, one a letter dated November 4, 1982 and the other a synopsis of the film. Two men survive a nuclear blast in their city, only to be pursued relentlessly by roving bands of Nazi marauders. Set in California. Brown… Read more
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Chernobyl: The Final Warning [Final Warning] (Original teleplay script for the 1991 television film)

by Page, Anthony (director); Robert Peter Gale, Thomas Hauser (authors); Ernest Kinoy (screenwriter); Jon Voight, Jason Robards, Sammi Davis, Annette Crosbie (starring)

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Published
1990
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Atlanta: Turner Home Video, 1990. Final Draft script for the 1991 television film. Here under the working title, "The Final Warning." Copy belonging to crew member Robert Easton, with his name on the front wrapper in holograph ink. Based on the 1988 book, "Final Warning: The Legacy of Chernobyl" by Robert Peter Gale and Thomas Hauser. Even… Read more
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The Soldier (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Glickenhaus, James (director, screenwriter); Ken Wahl, Alberta Watson (starring)

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Published
1982
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Australia: Embassy Pictures, 1982. Shooting script for the 1982 film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with holograph annotations highlighting camera shots throughout. Rogue KGB agents, posing as Islamic terrorists, steal a nuclear weapon and threaten to blow up Saudi oil fields unless their demands are met. Enter The Soldier, a CIA operative whose actions have… Read more
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Strategic Air Command (Original screenplay for the 1955 film)

by Mann, Anthony (director); Valentine Davies, Beirne Lay, Jr. (screenwriters); James Stewart (starring)

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Published
1954
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$750.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1954. Revised Final Draft script for the 1955 film. The 8th and final collaboration of James Stewart and Anthony Mann, and the second film to be released in VistaVision. "Dutch" (Stewart) is a professional baseball player and an ex-pilot who fought during WWII who is recalled to service with the US Air Force. … Read more
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First Spaceship on Venus [Silent Star][Der Schweigende Stern] (Original photograph from the 1960 film)

by Maetzig, Kurt (director); Stanislaw Lem (novelist); Jan Fethke, Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Gunter Reisch (screenwriters); Yoko Tani, Oldrich Lukes, Ignacy Machowski, Julius Ongewe (starring)

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Published
1960
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Beverly Hills, CA: VEB DEFA-Studio fur Spielfilme [DDDE] / Crown International Pictures, 1960. Vintage borderless still photograph from the 1960 East German film "First Spaceship on Venus." Based on the 1951 Stanislaw Lem novel "The Astronauts." DEFA production company rubber stamp to the verso. Featuring an image of Yoko Tani patching up an injury on her shipmate Julius Ongewe.… Read more
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The Siberian Express (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Harris, Timothy; Herschel Weingrod (screenwriters), Laurence Mark (producer)

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Published
1989
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$75.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1989. Third Draft script for an unproduced film. A Russian assassin captured by the Americans escapes prison on the eve of a Russian Premier's visit to Washington DC. For help, the officer responsible for letting the assassin escape turns to the (nearly-crazy) agent who first caught him. Yellow titled wrappers.… Read more
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True Confessions (Original photograph from the 1981 film)

by Grosbard, Ulu (director); John Gregory Dunne (novelist, screenwriter); Joan Didion (screenwriter); Robert DeNiro, Robert Duvall (starring)

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Published
1981
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$15.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1981. Vintage studio still photograph from the US release of the 1981 film. Using the famed "Black Dahlia" murder as a platform, this film weaves an intricate plot of corruption and deception across Los Angeles. The script was cowritten by novelist Joan Didion and her husband John Gregory Dunne. … Read more
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