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cover of A Chorus Line (Photograph from the 1985 film)

A Chorus Line (Photograph from the 1985 film)

by Alan Pappe (photographer); Marvin Hamlisch (composer); Michael Douglas, Alyson Reed, Terrence Mann, Sharon Brown (starring); Richard Attenborough (director); Edward Kleban, James Kirkwood Jr., Nicholas Dante (play); Arnold Schulman (screenwriter)

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Published
1985
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1985. Double weight photograph from the 1985 film. With the stamp of photographer Alan Pappe on the verso, his numerical holograph pencil notation, and a snipe identifying the image. Struck by Pappe circa 1990s, from his archive. Pappe worked as a film still and press photographer for 30 years, photographing a who's… Read more
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cover of All That Jazz (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

All That Jazz (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by Bob Fosse (director, screenwriter); Robert Alan Aurthur (screenwriter); Roy Schneider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer (starring)

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Published
1979
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$75.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing one black and white photograph housed in a brown paper envelope and one gathering of promotional reading material. A musical fantasy based on the life of director and screenwriter Bob Fosse, following an obsessive, overworked choreographer whose womanizing and drug… Read more
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cover of Collection of 40 original photographs of The Dolly Sisters, circa 1910s-1920s

Collection of 40 original photographs of The Dolly Sisters, circa 1910s-1920s

by [The Dolly Sisters] James Abbe, Walery, Ruben Sobol, Alfred Campbell, Ira D. Schwarz, Foulsham and Banfield (photographers); Rosie Dolly, Jenny Dolly (subjects)

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Published
1920
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$9,500.00

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Paris: N.p., 1920. Collection of 40 vintage photographs of notorious vaudeville performers Rosie and Jenny Dolly, known professionally as The Dolly Sisters, taken throughout the 1910s and 1920s. Collection consisting of ten small archives of photographs assiduously assembled over a period of time, with multiple photographers' stamps and signatures on the versos and rectos, respectively. The collection… Read more
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cover of The Red Shoes (Collection of 16 original photographs from the 1948 British film)

The Red Shoes (Collection of 16 original photographs from 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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$3,250.00

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London: The Rank Organization, 1948. Collection of 16 vintage reference photographs from the 1948 British film. Printed mimeo snipes adhered to the versos. Included with the photographs is a single leaf program frpm the original British release of the film. Loosely based on the 1845 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, following an up-and-coming prima ballerina whose personal… Read more
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cover of Limelight (Original photograph from the 1952 film)

Limelight (Original photograph from the 1952 film)

by Charlie Chaplin (director, screenwriter, starring); Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton (starring)

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Published
1952
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$425.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage reference photograph from the 1952 film, showing a ballet performance from the perspective of the audience, with the orchestra pit and conductor visible in the foreground. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Autobiographically reflective of screen icon Charlie Chaplin's fears of being left behind in the fading vaudeville… Read more
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cover of Words and Music (Original photograph of Cyd Charisse and Dee Turnell from the 1948 film)

Words and Music (Original photograph of Cyd Charisse and Dee Turnell from the 1948 film)

by Norman Taurog (director); Fred F. Finklehoffe (screenwriter); June Allyson, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, Mickey Rooney, Ann Sothern (starring)

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Published
1948
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$300.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Vintage reference photograph from the 1948 musical film, showing dancers Cyd Charisse and Dee Turnell en pointe. Mimeo snipe on the verso. A fictionalized, musical retelling of the Broadway and Hollywood songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz "Larry" Hart. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with moderate wear… Read more
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cover of There's No Business Like Show Business (Original script revision pages from the 1954 film)

There's No Business Like Show Business (Original script revision pages from the 1954 film)

by Walter Lang (director); Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron (screenwriters); Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Marilyn Monroe, Dan Dailey (starring)

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Published
1954
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954. Set of 13 vintage revision pages from the 1954 film. Pages belonging to cinematographer Leon Shamroy, with his name in holograph pencil annotation on the first leaf. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY THE REVISION PAGES ARE ON OFFER, NOT THE ENTIRE SCRIPT. A five-person family vaudeville act threatens to disband when two of the… Read more
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cover of The Ice Follies of 1939 (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

The Ice Follies of 1939 (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Reinhold Schunzel (director); Leonard Praskins, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf (screenwriters); James Stewart, Joan Crawford (starring)

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Published
1939
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$350.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1939. Draft script for the 1939 film. Ice skating performer Larry Hall (James Stewart) derails his career when he falls in love with Mary McKay (Joan Crawford), a fellow skater whose mediocre talent costs him his reputation and several jobs. In an effort to buoy her marriage, Mary forgoes skating for an… Read more
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cover of Original 1974 program for the Peg Leg Bates Country Club, inscribed by Bates in 1976

Original 1974 program for the Peg Leg Bates Country Club, inscribed by Bates in 1976

by [Peg Leg Bates] [Clayton Bates]

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Published
1974
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Kerhonkson, NY: N.p., 1974. Vintage program for an annual celebration event at the Peg Leg Bates Country Club, an African American resort in Kerhonkson, New York. Program INSCRIBED by Bates on the front wrapper: "To Emma and James / with love / Peg Leg Bates / 6/26/76." Also included with the program is a promotional postcard featuring four images… Read more
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cover of Cage, Cunningham, Johns: Dancers on a Plane (First Edition)

Cage, Cunningham, Johns: Dancers on a Plane (First Edition)

by [John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Jasper Johns] Susan Sontag (contributor)

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Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780947564285
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$65.00

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London: Anthony D'Offay Gallery, 1989. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Produced in conjunction with an exhibition of the work of John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Jasper Johns which ran from October 31 to December 2, 1989 at the Anthony d'Offay Gallery, and from January 23 to March 25, 1990 at the Tate Gallery. Near Fine in wrappers.… Read more
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cover of At Long Last Love (Original Radio City Music Hall program for a series of concerts and performances in conjunction with the showing of the 1975 film)

At Long Last Love (Original Radio City Music Hall program for a series of concerts and performances in conjunction with the showing of the 1975 film)

by Peter Bogdanovich (director, screenwriter); Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn (starring)

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Published
1975
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$25.00

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New York: Chappell Music Company, 1975. Vintage Radio City Music Hall program for a series of Easter concerts and performances in conjunction with the showing of the 1975 film, from the week beginning Thursday, March 6, 1975. Peter Bogdanovich's tribute to Cole Porter and the musicals of the 1930s. Shot using nearly all black and white costumes and… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Cyd Charisse, 1957

Original photograph of Cyd Charisse, 1957

by Cyd Charisse (subject)

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Published
1957
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1957. Vintage photograph of actress and dancer Cyd Charisse, circa 1957. Stamp of Central Press Association on the verso, along with a date stamp reading DEC 13 1957. Texas-born dancer Charisse studied under legendary ballet masters Adolph Bolm and Bronislava Nijinska as a child, and debuted in the Ballet Russe de Monte-Carlo… Read more
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cover of Sing (Original portrait photograph of director Richard Baskin promoting the 1989 film)

Sing (Original portrait photograph of director Richard Baskin promoting the 1989 film)

by Richard Baskin (director); Rob McEwan (photographer); Dean Pitchford (screenwriter); Lorraine Bracco, Peter Dobson, Jessica Steen, Louise Lasser (starring)

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Published
1989
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Culver City, CA: Tri-Star [TriStar] Pictures, 1989. Vintage portrait photograph of director Richard Baskin to promote the 1989 film. Tough Italian-American punk Dominic is recruited by the high school music teacher to lead the upoming senior "Sing," and is forced to work with the young innocent Jewish girl, Hannah. Set in and shot on location in… Read more
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cover of Lines Written for Gene Kelly To Dance To (Original manuscript, annotated, inscribed by Carl Sandburg to Nelson Riddle)

Lines Written for Gene Kelly To Dance To (Original manuscript, annotated, inscribed by Carl Sandburg to Nelson Riddle)

by Carl Sandburg (poem); Nelson Riddle (composer); Gene Kelly (starring); Joseph Cates (director)

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Published
1959
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N.p.: N.p., 1959. Original carbon typescript manuscript of Carl Sandburg's 1959 poem. INSCRIBED by Sandburg to Nelson Riddle: "Nelson Riddle / Ever good wishes / Carl Sandburg." Additional annotations in holograph pencil and ink by Sandburg throughout, as well as a few annotations relating to tempo and structure, presumably made by Riddle, in holograph pencil. The poem was… Read more
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cover of Two original photographs of dance group The Biltmorettes, circa 1940s

Two original photographs of dance group The Biltmorettes, circa 1940s

by Bruno Bernard (photographer); Edna Mae Isenburg, Joan Baker, Beverly Sweet (subjects)

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Published
1940
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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Two vintage photographs of all-girl dance and vaudeville group The Biltmorettes, circa 1940s. With the insignia of Bruno Bernard, also known as Bruno of Hollywood, to the bottom right corners of the rectos, and Bernard's corresponding stamp to the verso. The Biltmorettes were an acrobatic dance group mostly active in the late 1930s and… Read more
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cover of Star and Garter (Collection of three original photographs from the 1942 musical revue)

Star and Garter (Collection of three original photographs from the 1942 musical revue)

by Gypsy Rose Lee, Bobby Clark, Georgia Sothern (starring); Hassard Short (director)

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Published
1942
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1942. Collection of three vintage double-weight photographs from the 1942 Broadway musical. With the insignia of New York photography studio Lucas-Monroe to the bottom corners, and the studio stamp to the verso. The show opened on June 24, 1942, running for a successful 609 performances before closing on December 4, 1943. Two photographs… Read more
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cover of Ziegfeld Follies (Original photograph of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly from the 1945 film)

Ziegfeld Follies (Original photograph of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly from the 1945 film)

by Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney (directors); David Freedman, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane (screenwriters); Fred Astaire, Lucille Ball, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, Red Skelton, Cyd Charisse, William Powell (

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Published
1945
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N.p.: N.p., 1945. Vintage reference photograph from the 1945 film, showing actors Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly sporting matching suits and mustaches for the tap number "The Babbitt and the Bromide." From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A tribute to the Ziegfeld Follies Broadway shows, composed of a series of lavish, unrelated… Read more
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cover of The Great Ziegfeld (Original photograph of Harriet Hoctor from the 1936 film)

The Great Ziegfeld (Original photograph of Harriet Hoctor from the 1936 film)

by William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer (starring); Robert Z. Leonard (director); William Anthony McGuire (screenwriter)

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Published
1936
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N.p.: N.p., 1936. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1936 film, showing actress and ballerina Harriet Hoctor dancing between two lions. A dramatization of the rise to fame of Broadway producer and impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. An extravagant, runaway production, with a massive budget, lavish sets, and costumes by noted designer Adrian. At the time of its… Read more
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cover of The Red Shoes (Original oversize cast photograph from the set of the 1948 British film)

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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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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cover of Flying Down to Rio (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

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. One of the most famous dance debuts in film history,… Read more
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