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F for Fake (Original poster from the 1973 film)

by Welles, Orson (director, screenwriter, starring); Oja Kodar, Francois Reichenbach, Elmyr de Hory (starring)

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1973
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France: Les Films de l'Astrophore, 1973. Vintage one sheet poster from the 1973 film. The last film Orson Welles completed, of which he said, "everything in that film was a trick." A docudrama starring Welles as the unreliable narrator, investigating the nature of authorship and authenticity, focusing on the work of infamous painting forger, Elmyr de Hory,… Read more
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I Am Curious (Yellow) (Collection of six original photographs from the 1969 US release of the 1967 Swedish film)

by Sjoman, Vilgot (director, screenwriter, starring); Lena Nyman, Borje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren (starring)

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Published
1969
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$75.00

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New York: Grove Press, 1969. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the 1969 US release of the 1967 Swedish film. Vilgot Sjoman's controversial erotic drama, utilizing both dramatic and documentary filmmaking techniques, stars Sjoman's then lover, actress Lena Nyman, as a young theater student examining the social and political mores of 1960s Sweden, and… Read more
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Preliminary script for a 60-min. [minute] film of Johnstown, Pa. (Original script for an unproduced film)

by Morgan, Paul (director); James T. Clare (screenwriter)

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Unknown
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Draft script for an unproduced film. An exploration of Johnstown, Philadelphia, following its history as a steel mining town, surviving three major floods within 94 years, and its gradual economic decline as representative of the fate of industrial cities in the US. Bound in after the script are a series of interviews with historians… Read more
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This Is Russia (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 documentary)

by Feder, Sid (director, screenwriter); Carey Wilson (starring)

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Published
1957
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Universal City: Universal-International, 1957. Continuity & Dialogue script for the 1957 documentary. An hour-long documentary exploring Soviet Russia, giving curious Westerners a glimpse of life behind the Iron Curtain. Narrator Carey Wilson's final film. Set and shot on location in Russia. White titled self wrappers, noted as CONTINUITY & DIALOGUE on the front wrapper, noted… Read more
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Medium Cool (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

by Wexler, Haskell (director, screenwriter); Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill, Harold Blankenship (starring)

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Published
1969
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage reference photograph from the 1969 film. Written and directed by acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler, "Medium Cool" combines fact and fiction, feature film footage, stock footage and cinema verite documentary techniques. We follow Forster, as John Catselas, a television news cameraman, in the center of the riots at the 1968 Chicago Democratic National… Read more
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Woodstock (Original photograph from the set of the 1970 film)

by Wadleigh, Michael (director); Martin Scorcese (editor, assistant director); Crosby, Stills & Nash, Richie Havens, The Who, Sly and the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix (starring)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: Warner Brothers, 1969. Vintage borderless photograph on the set of the 1970 film showing director Michael Wadleigh, editor Thelma Schoonmaker, cinematographer Richard Pearce and a young Martin Scorcese working in the editing room. With a French language Warner Brothers stamp on verso. The iconic documentary of the 1969 three day music festival near Bethel, New York… Read more
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Brooklyn Bridge (Original poster for the 1981 film documentary)

by Burns, Ken (director); David McCullough (author, narrator)

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Vintage US poster for the 1981 documentary film. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. A compelling history of the great bridge that includes interviews with personalities such as New York Times architectural critic Paul Goldberger, playwright Arthur Miller, and Frank Sinatra. Narrated by historian David McCullough who wrote the nonfiction book the film was… Read more
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Archive of 163 original travel photographs, 1922-1927

by Schoedsack, Ernest B. (photographer, subject), Merian C. Cooper (subject)

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Published
1927
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N.p.: N.p., 1927. and the photographs here, mostly of native islanders, are likely from the first of those journeys. The fourth and fifth volumes contain photographs of the Middle East. The fourth features numerous photographs of French Foreign Legionnaires, in addition to locals, and are taken in Saudi Arabia, primarily in and around the city of Jeddah.… Read more
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The Second Gun (Original poster for the 1973 film)

by [Kennedy, Robert F.] Alcan, Gerard (director)

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Published
1973
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Los Altos, CA: National General Pictures, 1973. Vintage US one sheet poster for the 1973 film. Rare. Obscure documentary about the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, exploring the possibility of a second gunman having been involved. Folded as issued. Near Fine.
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European Nights [Nuits d'Europe] (Original French program for the 1959 film)

by Blasetti, Alessandro (director); Ennio De Concini, Gualtiero Jacopetti (screenwriters); Raffaella Carrà, Henry Morgan, Gustavo Rojo, Carmen Sevilla (starring)

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Published
1959
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Paris: Cinémato, 1959. Original French program for the 1959 Italian-French film, here under the original French title, "Nuits d'Europe." Lavish and compact, the program fits in a shirt pocket and unfolds to reveal four panels of bright primary colors, showcasing various performers seen in the film. An early "mondo" film, in keeping with what would become a… Read more
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Year of the Horse (Original photograph from the 1997 film)

by Jarmusch, Jim (director); Mike Hashimoto (photographer); Neil Young and Crazy Horse (starring)

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Published
1997
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New York: October Films, 1997. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1997 film. With the sticker of photographer on the verso. A documentary following Neil Young and Crazy Horse on their 1996 tour, featuring concert footage, interviews by director Jim Jarmusch, and archival footage. Followed by the release of a live album with the same name, but featuring… Read more
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The Sorrow and the Pity (Original program for the 1969 film)

by Ophuls, Marcel (director, screenwriter); Andre Harris (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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New York: Cinema 5, 1972. Original American program for the 1969 French documentary film. A two-part film exploring collaboration and resistance to the Vichy government and Nazi Germany in the French town of Clermont-Ferrand. Nominated for an Academy Awards for Best Documentary. 7.5 x 11 inches, in self wrappers. Printed on newsprint. Near Fine with… Read more
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Not a Pretty Picture (Original poster for the 1976 film)

by Coolidge, Martha (director, screenwriter, producer); Amy Wright, Reed Birney (starring)

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Published
1975
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Los Angeles: Films Inc, 1975. Vintage US one sheet poster for the 1976 autobiographical docudrama. Director Martha Coolidge's debut feature film, after having worked as a documentary filmmaker since the early 1970s. The film follows Coolidge's retelling of the aftermath following her high school date rape, and analyzes the motives and ramifications of the action. An… Read more
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Prison Bars (Original poster for the 1901 documentary film)

by Barnsdale, Walter (director, producer, screenwriter)

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Published
1901
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Wisconsin: Walter Barnsdale, 1901. Vintage US one sheet lithographic poster for the 1901 documentary film short. One of the earliest silent documentary film shorts, created by early Wisconsin film pioneer Walter Barnsdale, who traveled around the state screening some of the first films ever made, including "Prison Bars," a film featuring the Wright Brothers, and a Western… Read more
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The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight (Original 63mm film fragments from the 1897 film)

by Rector, Enoch J. (director); James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons (subjects)

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Published
1897
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N.p.: Veriscope, 1897. Two vintage fragments from a 63mm film print of the 1897 boxing match between "Gentleman" Jim Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons. The first fragment consists of six frames depicting the fighters in a clinch, while the second consists of four frames depicting the fighters in the center of the ring about to trade punches. … Read more
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Original double weight photograph of Robert J. Flaherty with his camera

by Flaherty, Robert J. (subject)

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Published
1930
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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Vintage double weight photograph of director Robert J. Flaherty with a camera, circa the 1930s. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso. Known as the father of documentary, Flaherty mixed real life footage with staged events to capture portraits of people surviving in extreme environments in films such as "Nanook of the North" (1922),… Read more
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Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson (Two original photographs from the 1986 film)

by Anderson, Laurie (director, writer, performer)

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Published
1986
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New York: Talk Normal / Cinecom Pictures, 1986. Two vintage photographs of Laurie Anderson from the 1986 concert film, released concurrently with her album of the same name, and featuring selections from her 1984 album "Mister Heartbreak," her 1983 multimedia show "United States," and original material. Filmed at the Park Theater in Union City, NJ during her… Read more
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Me and My Brother (Original Poster for the 1969 film)

by Frank, Robert (director, screenwriter); Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky (poems, starring), Sam Shepard (screenwriter); Julius Orlvosky, Joseph Chaikin, Christopher Walken (starring)

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Published
1969
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New York: Two Faces / New Yorker Films, 1969. Vintage poster for the 1969 film, an experimental mix of documentary and fiction. Poster designed by Robert Frank. Director Robert Frank's first feature film, in which he follows poet Peter Orlvosky and his mentally ill brother Julius as they move through the late 1960s Beat scene, while Peter… Read more
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The Vanishing Prairie (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

by Algar, James (director, screenwriter); Winston Hibler, Ted Sears (screenwriters); Winston Hibler (narrator)

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Published
1954
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Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Productions, 1954. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1954 film. Paper snipe taped to the verso. Won an Academy Award for Best Documentary. A documentary about the pristine American Prairie. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus with a holograph notation, toned tape, and a stamp to the verso. … Read more
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image of 1964 Cannes Film Festival promotional folder and program for The World of Henry Orient, including programs for Black God, White Devil, The Price of Victory, Li mali mestieri, and

1964 Cannes Film Festival promotional folder and program for The World of Henry Orient, including programs for Black God, White Devil, The Price of Victory, Li mali mestieri, and "1, 2, 3...

by [Cannes Film Festival] George Roy Hill, Gianfranco Mingozzi, Gyula Macskassy and Gyorgy Varnai, Nobuko Shibuya, Glauber Rocha (directors)

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Published
1964
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Cannes, France: N.p., 1964. Original souvenir programs and film credits material showcasing some of the films from the 1964 Cannes Film Festival. It was this festival, the seventeenth one to be held, that the award name was changed from the Palme d'Or to the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film, the name used until 1974 when it returned… Read more
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