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The Red Shoes (Original oversize cast photograph from the set of the 1948 British film)

by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger (directors, screenwriters); Keith Winter (screenwriter); Hans Christian Andersen (story); Moira Shearer, Marius Goring, Anton Walbrook, Leonide Massine (starring)

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Published
1948
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1948. Vintage oversize reference photograph of director Michael Powell, actress Moira Shearer, and other cast and crew members posing together on the set of the 1948 British film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Loosely based on the 1845 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, following an up-and-coming prima ballerina… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Flying Down to Rio (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond (starring); Thorton Freeland (director); Louis Brock (story, play); Anne Caldwell (play); Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanemann, Erwin Gelsey (screenwriters)

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Published
1933
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$1,500.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Studios, Inc, 1933. Final Draft script for the 1933 film. Carbon typescript on onionskin, with production number "687" and "Property of RKO Studios, Inc. Return to Scenario Dept. Files" stamps on front wrapper. Based on an unpublished play by Anne Caldwell and Louis Brock, which was based on a story by Louis Brock. One… Read more
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image of Original photograph of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh dancing, circa 1950s

Original photograph of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh dancing, circa 1950s

by Tony; Curtis Janet Leigh (subjects); Jack Albin (photographer)

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Published
1950
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$425.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage oversize borderless black and white photograph of actor Tony Curtis dancing with his then-wife, actress Janet Leigh, at Romanoff's restaurant, circa 1950s. With the stamp of photographer Jack Albin on the verso. Curtis and Leigh's sudden elopement in 1951 generated some controversy for both actors, and went against the wishes of Universal-International studio,… Read more
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$425.00
image of Original photograph of Liza Minnelli and Mikhail Baryshnikov, 1976

Original photograph of Liza Minnelli and Mikhail Baryshnikov, 1976

by Liza; Minnelli Mikhail Baryshnikov (subjects)

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Published
1976
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$650.00

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New York: United Press International, 1976. Vintage oversize black and white photograph of Liza Minnelli and Mikhail Baryshnikov dancing at an afterparty at the Iranian embassy after a gala benefit for the American Ballet Theatre at the Kennedy Center, in Washington DC, 1976. With a newspaper clipping affixed to the verso dated APR 9 1976, along with the stamp… Read more
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$650.00
image of Original photograph of Bette Davis, circa 1970s

Original photograph of Bette Davis, circa 1970s

by Bette Davis (subject)

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Published
1970
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage photograph of actress Bette Davis laughing with an unknown dancer in a studio, circa 1970s. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso, along with a library stamp. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, lightly toned, with light wear to the top right and bottom left corners.
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image of Living in a Big Way [To Kiss and to Keep] (Original publicity photograph of Gene Kelly from the 1947 film)

Living in a Big Way [To Kiss and to Keep] (Original publicity photograph of Gene Kelly from the 1947 film)

by Gene Kelly, Marie McDonald, Charles Winninger (starring); Gregory La Cava (director, screenwriter); Irving Ravetch (screenwriter)

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Published
1947
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$225.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1947. Vintage publicity photograph from the 1947 film, showing actor Gene Kelly performing a dance step. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A World War II pilot returns home, only to discover his wife seeking a divorce on the recommendation of… Read more
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$225.00
image of Gypsy (Original photograph of Natalie Wood and Rose Louise Hovick on the set of the 1962 film)

Gypsy (Original photograph of Natalie Wood and Rose Louise Hovick on the set of the 1962 film)

by Mervyn LeRoy (director); Arthur Laurents (musical); Leonard Spigelgass (screenwriter); Stephen Sondheim (lyrics); Jule Styne (music); Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden (starring)

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Published
1962
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$150.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1962. Vintage reference photograph of actress Natalie Wood and the real "Gypsy Rose Lee," Rose Louise Hovick, on the set of the 1962 film. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with holograph ink and pencil annotations regarding layout. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based… Read more
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$150.00
image of Original photograph of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler, 1933

Original photograph of Al Jolson and Ruby Keeler, 1933

by Al; Jolson Ruby Keeler (subjects)

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Published
1933
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$475.00

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Los Angeles: International News Photos, 1933. Vintage photograph of performer Al Jolson and his then-wife, actress and tap dancer Ruby Keeler, having dinner at the Ambassador Hotel in 1933. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of International News Photo and a date stamp reading NOV 8 1933. Jolson married Keeler, his… Read more
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$475.00
image of Delivery Boys (Collection of 25 original photographs from the 1985 film)

Delivery Boys (Collection of 25 original photographs from the 1985 film)

by Mario; Van Peebles Tom Sierchio, Jim Soriero, Nelson Vasquez (starring); Ken Handler (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1985
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Collection of 25 vintage black and white reference photographs from the 1985 film. A multiethnic group of pizza delivery boys are united by their shared interest in break dancing. Set and shot on location in New York. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. McPadden, Teen Movie Hell.
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image of Two original hand-tinted color photographs of Josephine Baker, circa 1950s

Two original hand-tinted color photographs of Josephine Baker, circa 1950s

by Josephine Baker (subject); Henry C. Bovet (photographer)

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Published
1950
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$2,000.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Two vintage matte-finish, hand-tinted color photographs of Josephine Baker performing onstage in Lausanne, Switzerland, circa 1950s. Both photos signed in holograph pencil by photographer Henry C. Bovet on the bottom right corner, with the additional notation "Lausanne." Baker moved to France in 1925, where she quickly gained success as an erotic dancer and actress,… Read more
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$2,000.00
image of The Best Things In Life Are Free (Original photograph from the 1956 film)

The Best Things In Life Are Free (Original photograph from the 1956 film)

by Michael Curtiz (director); William Bowers, Phoebe Ephron (screenwriters); Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North (starring)

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Published
1956
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1956. Vintage reference photograph from the 1956 film, showing actors Jacques D'Amboise and Sheree North in a deep dancer's dip. With a mimeo snipe on the verso, along with holograph pencil annotations regarding layout. Based on the careers of Broadway songwriting trio DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson, who rose to popularity in the early… Read more
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image of Sweet Charity (Original photograph of Bob Fosse and Shirley MacLaine on the set of the 1969 film)

Sweet Charity (Original photograph of Bob Fosse and Shirley MacLaine on the set of the 1969 film)

by Bob Fosse (director); Neil Simon (play); Dorothy Fields (lyrics); Cy Coleman (music); Peter Stone (screenwriter); Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban, Sammy Davis Jr. (starring)

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Published
1969
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$300.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1969. Vintage reference photograph of director Bob Fosse showing actress Shirley MacLaine how to execute a leap on the set of the 1969 film. With holograph ink and pencil annotations to the verso. Based on the 1966 musical, which was loosely based in turn on Federico Fellini's 1957 film "Nights of Calabria." A happy-go-lucky… Read more
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$300.00
image of Black Girl (Collection of four original photographs from the 1972 film)

Black Girl (Collection of four original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Ossie Davis (director); J.E. Franklin (screenwriter, play); Peggy Petitt, Leslie Uggams, Brock Peters, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil (starring)

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Published
1972
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Collection of four vintage studio still photographs from the 1972 film. Based on J.E. Franklin's 1969 play. The youngest daughter in a working-class African American family dreams of becoming a dancer, and is determined to avoid the fate of her mother and two older sisters, who married and had children at a… Read more
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$150.00
image of Black Girl (Complete set of eight original color photographs from the 1972 film)

Black Girl (Complete set of eight original color photographs from the 1972 film)

by Ossie Davis (director); J.E. Franklin (screenwriter, play); Peggy Petitt, Leslie Uggams, Brock Peters, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil (starring)

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Published
1972
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Complete set of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the 1972 film. Based on J.E. Franklin's 1969 play. The youngest daughter in a working-class African American family dreams of becoming a dancer, and is determined to avoid the fate of her mother and two older sisters, who married and had children… Read more
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$250.00
image of Zouzou (Original press portrait photograph of Josephine Baker from the 1934 film, inscribed)

Zouzou (Original press portrait photograph of Josephine Baker from the 1934 film, inscribed)

by Josephine; Baker Jean Gabin (starring); Marc Allegret (director); Carlo Rim (screenwriter)

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Published
1934
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$1,850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1934. Vintage matte-finish portrait photograph of actress Josephine Baker from the 1934 film, INSCRIBED by Baker: "To Miss Contin-Souza / With best wishes, from / Josephine Baker." With the stamp of Baker and her then-lover, Giuseppe Pepito "Joseph" Abatino, on the verso. A young, orphaned laundress seeks employment as a nightclub dancer in order to… Read more
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$1,850.00
image of Let's Make Love (Original photograph of Gene Kelly, Yves Montand, and Marilyn Monroe from the 1960 film)

Let's Make Love (Original photograph of Gene Kelly, Yves Montand, and Marilyn Monroe from the 1960 film)

by George Cukor (director); Norman Krasna, Hal Kanter, Arthur Miller (screenwriters); Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall (starring)

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Published
1960
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$425.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960. Vintage black and white publicity photograph from the 1960 film, showing actress Marilyn Monroe laughing as Gene Kelly shows Yves Montand a dance move. With a Twentieth Century-Fox stamp on the verso. A billionaire (Montand) poses as an actor in order to gain a part in an off-Broadway musical revue, hoping to… Read more
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$425.00
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Hairspray (Original photograph of Divine and Jerry Stiller from the 1988 film)

by John Waters (director, screenwriter); Ricki Lake, Sonny Bono, Debbie Harry, Divine, Jerry Stiller, Vitamin C, Mink Stole, Shawn Thompson (starring)

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Published
1988
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1988. Vintage reference photograph of actors Divine and Jerry Stiller from the 1988 film. Cult independent director John Waters' most enduring film, following a kindhearted, overweight teenager who becomes an overnight sensation on a Baltimore television dance show, and subsequently uses her newfound fame to speak out in support of integration. Basis for the Tony… 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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$45.00

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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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$35.00

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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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Tap (Collection of 15 original photographs from the 1989 film)

by Nick Castle (director, screenwriter); Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr., Suzzanne Douglas (starring)

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Published
1988
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$75.00

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Culver City, CA: Tri-Star [TriStar] Pictures, 1988. Collection of 15 vintage photographs, 14 studio still photographs and one on the set photograph, from the 1989 film. Talented tap dancer Max Washington (Gregory Hines) is just released from prison, and returns to his late father's dance studio, now run by Little Mo (Sammy Davis Jr.). Attracted to Little Mo's… Read more
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$75.00