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image of The Savage Eye (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1959 film)

The Savage Eye (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1959 film)

by Ben; Maddow Sidney Meyers, Joseph Strick (directors, screenwriters); Barbara Baxley, Herschel Bernardi, Jean Hidey, Gary Merrill (starring)

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Published
1959
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London: Contemporary Films, 1959. Collection of eight photographs (four vintage studio still photographs and four vintage reference photographs) from the UK release of the 1959 film. Four with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, and six with the stamp of Contemporary Films. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A newly divorced woman seeks identity and… Read more
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image of Third World [Prisonnier de la Rue] (Two original photographs from the 1980 film)

Third World [Prisonnier de la Rue] (Two original photographs from the 1980 film)

by Jerome Laperrousaz (director); Irvin "Carrot" Jarrett, William "Willie" Stewart, Stephen "Cat" Coore, Richard Daley, Michael "Ibo" Cooper (starring)

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Published
1980
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Two vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1980 French film. A documentary following the lives of reggae fusion band Third World. Shot on location in Jamaica. 7 x 5 inches. Near Fine.
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image of Soul to Soul (Collection of three original photographs from the 1971 documentary film)

Soul to Soul (Collection of three original photographs from the 1971 documentary film)

by Denis Sanders (director); Roberta Flack, Les McCann, Wilson Pickett, Gregg Rolie, Tina Turner, Ike Turner (starring)

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Published
1971
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Collection of three vintage borderless color photographs from the 1971 film. A documentary capturing a 1971 concert in celebration of the 14th anniversary of Ghana's independence day, held at Black Star Square in Accra and featuring performances by Roberta Flack, Les McCann and Eddie Harris, Wilson Pickett, Ike and Tina Turner, Santana, The Staple Singers, and The… Read more
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Helvetica (Original poster for the 2007 documentary film)

by Gary Hustwit (director)

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Published
2007
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$300.00

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Brooklyn: Plexifilm, 2007. Vintage poster for the 2007 documentary film. The first in filmmaker Gary Hustwit's "Design Trilogy," about typography and graphic design through the history of the eponymous font, followed by 2009's "Objectified," about industrial design, and 2011's "Urbanized," about architecture and urban design. 27 x 39 inches. Rolled. About Fine.
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The Concert for Bangladesh (Original photograph of George Harrison and Bob Dylan from the 1972 film)

by Saul Swimmer (director); George Harrison, Ravi Shankar, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Leon Russell (starring)

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Published
1972
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Vintage borderless satin-finish double-weight reference photograph from the 1972 documentary film, showing musicians George Harrison and Bob Dylan performing together. One of the first large-scale humanitarian aid rock concerts, The Concert for Bangladesh featured a plethora of 1960s pop and rock musicians performing to raise relief funds for the refugees of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War-related… Read more
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Celebration at Big Sur (Original press kit for the 1971 documentary film)

by Baird; Bryant Johanna Demetrakas (directors); Joan Baez, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell (starring)

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Published
1971
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971. Vintage press kit for the French release of the 1971 documentary film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing five black and white photographs, and three pages of promotional reading material. A documentary following the star-studded 1969 Big Sur Folk Festival, which featured Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, and many others. Shot on… Read more
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$475.00
image of Directed by John Ford (Two original photographs from the 1971 film)

Directed by John Ford (Two original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Peter Bogdanovich (director, screenwriter); John Ford, Orson Welles, Clint Eastwood, Katharine Hepburn, John Wayne, Martin Scorsese (starring)

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Published
1972
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: American Film Institute [AFI], 1972. Two vintage studio still photographs, one borderless with a bottom margin, and one with a wide bottom margin, of Peter Bogdanovich and John Ford, from the 1971 film. One with a mimeo snipe on verso, for the 9th New York Film Festival, the film's US premiere. Bogdanovich's documentary on the life and… Read more
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image of Satchmo the Great (Original photograph of Louis Armstrong and Edward R. Murrow from the 1957 film)

Satchmo the Great (Original photograph of Louis Armstrong and Edward R. Murrow from the 1957 film)

by Louis Armstrong (subject, starring); Edward R. Murrow (screenwriter, starring); Leonard Bernstein, James Young, Barrett Deems, Billy Kyle, Arvell Shaw (starring)

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Published
1957
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1957. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1957 documentary film, showing jazz great Louis Armstrong and reporter Edward R. Murrow. A biography following Armstrong and his band as they embark on a world tour. Shot on location in Cape Town, South Africa, in London, England, and in Memphis, New Orleans, and New York in… Read more
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image of Sans Soleil [Sunless] (Two original photographs from the 1983 French film)

Sans Soleil [Sunless] (Two original photographs from the 1983 French film)

by Chris Marker (director, screenwriter); Florence Delay, Riyoko Ikeda, Charlotte Kerr, Alexandra Stewart (starring)

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Published
1983
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$575.00

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London: The Other Cinema, 1983. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1983 French documentary film. With printed label snipes on the verso specific to the film's UK release. A loose, experimental meditation on memory, told through the stream of consciousness of a world traveler. Shot in Japan, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Iceland, Paris, and San Francisco. 10 x 8 inches. Near… Read more
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$575.00
image of Far From Vietnam [Loin du Vietnam] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1967 film)

Far From Vietnam [Loin du Vietnam] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1967 film)

by William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnes Varda, Alan Resnais Joris Ivens (directors); Jean-Luc Godard (director, screenwriter); Jacques Sternberg, Chris Marker (screenwriters); Anne Bellec, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel (starring)

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Published
1967
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London: Contemporary Films, 1967. Collection of eight vintage reference photographs from the UK release of the 1967 French anthology film. With printed mimeo snipes in English affixed to the verso. Also included with the set is a two-page mimeographically duplicated press pamphlet in English. An anti-war anthology documentary film by seven prominent French directors expressing support for the North Vietnamese… Read more
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image of Improper Conduct (Original photograph of Nestor Almendros and Susan Sontag for the 1984 documentary film)

Improper Conduct (Original photograph of Nestor Almendros and Susan Sontag for the 1984 documentary film)

by Nestor; Almendros Orlando Jiminez-Leal (directors)

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Published
1984
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London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1984. Vintage photograph of director Nestor Almendros and writer Susan Sontag, taken in 1984. With three printed Institute of Contemporary Arts labels affixed to the verso. A searing documentary, focusing on the Castro regime's persecution of Cuba's lesbian and gay population. The film interviews members of the American Left who initially voiced support for the… Read more
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image of Questo mondo proibito [This Forbidden World] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1963 film)

Questo mondo proibito [This Forbidden World] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1963 film)

by Fabrizio Gabella (director, screenwriter); Fabio De Agostini, Alba De Cespedes, Giovanni Bontempi (screenwriters); Regina Seiffert, Monique Watteau, Christiane Rochefort (starring)

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Published
1963
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$425.00

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N.p.: Les Films Marceau-Cocinor, 1963. Collection of eight vintage borderless black-and-white reference photographs from the 1963 French-Italian sexploitation film. A pseudo-journalistic view into the world of Italian sadomasochism in the 1960s. Four photographs 9.5 x 7 inches, four photographs 7 x 4.75 inches. Very Good plus.
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image of I Am Curious (Yellow) [Jag ar nyfiken-en film i gult] (Original English-language screenplay for the 1967 Swedish film)

I Am Curious (Yellow) [Jag ar nyfiken-en film i gult] (Original English-language screenplay for the 1967 Swedish film)

by Vilgot Sjoman (director, screenwriter, starring); Martin Minow, Jenny Bohman (translation); Lena Nyman, Borje Ahlstedt (starring)

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Published
1967
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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Draft script for the 1967 Swedish film, translated into English, photocopied for internal distribution. With copied holograph annotations to virtually every page. Vilgot Sjoman's controversial erotic drama, utilizing both dramatic and documentary filmmaking techniques, starring Sjoman's lover at the time, actress Lena Nyman, as a young theater student examining the social and political mores of 1960s… Read more
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image of This Shocking World [Ecco] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1963 film)

This Shocking World [Ecco] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1963 film)

by Gianni Proia (director, screenwriter); George Sanders (narrator)

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Published
1963
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N.p.: National Screen Service, 1963. Collection of eight vintage black and white studio still photographs from the 1963 film. An exploration of unusual people and behaviors throughout the world, narrated by George Sanders. Includes a performance artist who sticks long needles into his body, footage of the Grand Guignol theatre in Paris, reindeer castrations, and many more. 10 x… Read more
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image of Black Rodeo (Collection of eleven original photographs from the 1972 film)

Black Rodeo (Collection of eleven original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Jeff Kanew (director, screenwriter); Muhammad Ali, Woody Strode (starring)

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Published
1972
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$450.00

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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Collection of eleven vintage studio still photographs from the 1972 documentary film. A documentary capturing the first performance of an all-black rodeo in Harlem and the varied audience reactions to seeing African Americans participating in what was widely considered a white sport. Featuring appearances by Muhammad Ali, who rides a horse down 125th Street,… Read more
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$450.00
image of Paris Secret (Collection of five original photographs from the 1965 French film)

Paris Secret (Collection of five original photographs from the 1965 French film)

by Edouard Logereau (director, screenwriter); Claude Brule, Pierre Roustang, Tom Rowe (screenwriters); Henri Garcin, Romain Bouteille (narrators)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Collection of five vintage reference photographs from the 1965 French mondo film. With a stamp specific to the film's UK release on the verso. A cavalcade of unusual people and practices, including strippers, voodoo priests and priestesses, cross-dressers, bee fetishists, and more. Set and shot on location in Paris. 10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, lightly creased,… Read more
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image of Atomic Cafe (Collection of 10 original photographs from UK release of the 1982 documentary)

Atomic Cafe (Collection of 10 original photographs from UK release of the 1982 documentary)

by Kevin; Rafferty Jayne Loader, Pierce Rafferty (directors, screenwriters)

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Published
1982
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$550.00

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London: Mainline, 1982. Collection of ten photographs, comprised of five vintage studio still photographs and five vintage reference photographs, from the UK release of the 1982 documentary. Five photographs with a label from the film's UK distributor, Mainline Pictures, on the verso. A black satire documentary, presented without narration, tracking the beginning of the nuclear warfare era, compiling a… Read more
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image of The Mystery of Picasso [Le Mystere Picasso] (Collection of six original photographs of Pablo Picasso and Henri-Georges Clouzot on the set of the 1956 film)

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Paris: Filmsonor, 1956. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1956 French documentary, including two showing director Henri-Georges Clouzot and artist Pablo Picasso on the set. With the stamp of Filmsonor on the verso. A short documentary showing Picasso creating increasingly elaborate artworks on custom-built transparent canvases, granting the camera a view of his creative process. The majority… Read more
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$2,250.00
image of Festival (Two original photographs, of Odetta and Bernice Johnson Reagon from the 1967 film)

Festival (Two original photographs, of Odetta and Bernice Johnson Reagon from the 1967 film)

by Murray Lerner (director); Joan Baez, Donovan, Johnny Cash, Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Son House, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Howlin' Wolf (starring)

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Published
1967
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N.p.: Peppercorn-Wormser Film Enterprises, 1967. Two vintage studio still photographs from the 1967 film, one showing musician Odetta, the other showing Bernice Johnson Reagon, a member of the Freedom Singers. A black and white documentary filmed over the course of three Newport Folk Festivals, from 1963 to 1965. Featuring performances from folk roots legends Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Howlin' Wolf,… Read more
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image of Terry Whitmore, For Example (Two original photographs from the 1969 documentary)

Terry Whitmore, For Example (Two original photographs from the 1969 documentary)

by Bill Brodie (director); Terry Whitmore (subject)

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Published
1969
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New York: Grove Press, 1969. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1969 documentary film. Canadian filmmaker Bill Brodie's directorial debut, an incisive look at the Vietnam War through the eyes of Terry Whitmore, an African American US Marine who sought asylum in Sweden after being wounded in action near Con Thien. Whitmore became one of the few African American… Read more
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