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Les bijoux de famille [French Blue] (Archive of 95 original photographs from the 1975 film)

by Jean-Claude Laureux (director, screenwriter); Michel Parmentier (screenwriter);

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1975
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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Archive of 95 vintage borderless reference photographs, essentially keybook photos demonstrating sequences, from the 1975 French pornographic film. Included with the collection is a French pressbook for the film. Class barriers dissolve and invert in unusual and unexpected ways at the reading of an aristocratic patriarch's will. 9.5 x 7 inches. Near Fine. … Read more
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The Girl on a Motorcycle (Original oversize photograph of Marianne Faithfull from the 1968 British-French film)

by Jack Cardiff (director); Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues (novel); Ronald Duncan, Gillian Freeman (screenwriters); Alain Delon, Marianne Faithfull, Roger Mutton, Marius Goring (starring)

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Published
1970
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1970. Vintage reference photograph from the 1968 British-French film, showing actress Marianne Faithfull on her motorcycle. Based on the 1963 erotic novel by Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues. Dissatisfied with her husband, newlywed Rebecca takes off on her prized motorbike to visit her lover in Heidelberg. Nominated for the Palme d'Or, and… Read more
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The Old Maid [La vieille fille] (Original screenplay for the 1972 French film)

by Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Marthe Keller (starring); Jean-Pierre Blanc (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1971
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Paris: Lira Films, 1971. Draft script for the 1972 French film (text in French), belonging to uncredited sound engineer Gerard Dacquay, with name in holograph marker on bottom right margin of front wrapper, and name and address stamped on top right of title page. Copy number "17" in holograph ink on front wrapper. A few minor holograph annotations in… Read more
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Bicycle Thieves [The Bicycle Thief] [Ladri di biciclette] (Original program for the 1948 Italian film)

by Vittorio De Sica (director); Luigi Bartolini (novel); Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Gherardo Gherardi, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo Franci (screenwriters); Enzo Staiola, Lamberto Maggiorani (starring)

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Published
1948
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$1,250.00

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Rome: Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche [ENIC], 1948. Vintage pressbook for the 1948 Italian film. Text in Italian. Based on the 1946 novel by Luigi Bartolini. Vittorio De Sica's shattering neorealist masterpiece, widely regarded as one of the greatest films of the twentieth century, following an impoverished father and his young son as they search the streets of… Read more
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image of Birds in Peru [Les oiseaux vont mourir au Perou] (Original photograph from the 1968 French film)

Birds in Peru [Les oiseaux vont mourir au Perou] (Original photograph from the 1968 French film)

by Romain Gary (director, screenwriter); Jean Seberg, Maurice Ronet, Pierre Brasseur, Danielle Darrieux (starring)

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Published
1968
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1968 French film. With holograph ink annotations and stamp of photographer Gerard Cossevin on the verso. While hiding out on a Peruvian island, an emotionally numb young woman has sex with a group of sailors on a beach. Meanwhile, her wealthy husband and his strange chauffeur search for her,… Read more
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image of Trop jolies pour etre honnetes [Too Pretty to be Honest] (Original photograph of Jane Birkin from the 1972 French film)

Trop jolies pour etre honnetes [Too Pretty to be Honest] (Original photograph of Jane Birkin from the 1972 French film)

by Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont, Elisabeth Wiener, Emma Cohen (starring); Richard Balducci (director); Catherine Carone, Guy Grosso, Catherine Varlin, Michel Martens, Augusto Caminito (screenwriters)

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Published
1972
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Jane Birkin from the 1972 French film. Four roommates discover that a gang of thieves are stashing their goods in the building across the street from their apartment, and decide to steal the loot for themselves. Set on the French Riviera. 6.5 x 9.25 inches. Near… Read more
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image of The Touch (Original photograph from the set of the 1971 film)

The Touch (Original photograph from the set of the 1971 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Elliott Gould, Bibi Andersson, Max von Sydow (starring)

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Published
1971
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$250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage photograph of director Ingmar Bergman and a camera crew preparing to film a scene between actors Elliott Gould and Bibi Andersson. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a stamp noting No. 11620, and the stamps of Pix Inc and Camera Press Ltd. From the archive of the PIX… Read more
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image of Judgment [Itelet] (Two original photographs from the 1970 film)

Judgment [Itelet] (Two original photographs from the 1970 film)

by Ferenc Kosa (director, screenwriter); Sandor Csoori (screenwriter); Ferenc Bessenyei, Tamas Major, Gheorghe Dinica (starring)

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Published
1970
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$125.00

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Budapest: Interfoto, 1970. Two vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1970 Hungarian film. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still living in Europe) and the American magazine and newspaper market between 1935-1969. A… Read more
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image of Darling (Collection of six original photographs from the 1965 British film)

Darling (Collection of six original photographs from the 1965 British film)

by John Schlesinger (director); Frederic Raphael (screenwriter); Julie Christie, Laurence Harvey, Dirk Bogarde (starring)

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Published
1965
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$450.00

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London: The Rank Organization, 1965. Collection of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1965 film, showing actors Dirk Bogarde and Julie Christie. With printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, and one with the stamps of The Rank Organization and the Israel Film Archive. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. In Swinging… Read more
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image of Pink Floyd: The Wall (Two original photographs from the set of the 1982 British film)

Pink Floyd: The Wall (Two original photographs from the set of the 1982 British film)

by Alan Parker (director); Roger Waters (screenwriter); Bob Geldof (starring)

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Published
1982
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$350.00

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London: United International Pictures, 1982. Two vintage borderless reference photographs taken on the set of the 1982 film, one showing director Alan Parker, director of animation Gerald Scarfe, and cameraman John Stanier in conversation, the other showing Parker and actor Bob Geldof. With printed mimeo snipes on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author… Read more
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image of Cattivi pensieri [Evil Thoughts] (Original photograph from the 1976 Italian film)

Cattivi pensieri [Evil Thoughts] (Original photograph from the 1976 Italian film)

by Ugo Tognazzi (director, screenwriter, starring); Antonio Leonviola (screenwriter); Edwige Fenech, Paolo Bonacelli (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1976 Italian film. A jealous lawyer suspects his wife of hiding her lover in their utility closet, and becomes obsessed with catching her in the act. Set and shot on location in Rome and Milan. 7 x 4.75 inches. Near Fine.
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image of Joszef Katus [De Minder gelukkige terugkeer van Joszef Katus naar het land van Rembrandt] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1966 Dutch film)

Joszef Katus [De Minder gelukkige terugkeer van Joszef Katus naar het land van Rembrandt] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1966 Dutch film)

by Wim Verstappen (director, screenwriter); Frans Bromet (still photographer); Pim de la Parra (screenwriter); Rudolf Lucieer (starring)

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Published
1966
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Amsterdam: Scorpio Films, 1966. Collection of four vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1966 Dutch film. With the stamps of Scorpio Films and still photographer Frans Bromet on the verso, along with holograph ink and pencil annotations. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A man returns to Amsterdam after a long absence,… Read more
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image of Juliet of the Spirits [Giulietta degli spiriti] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1965 film)

Juliet of the Spirits [Giulietta degli spiriti] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1965 film)

by Federico Fellini (director, screenwriter); Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenwriters); Giulietta Masina, Francois Perier, Franca Marzi (starring)

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Published
1965
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Collection of four vintage black and white reference photographs from the 1965 Italian-French film. One with a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, one with holograph ink and pencil annotations on the verso regarding cropping and layout. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A middle-aged woman experiences a… Read more
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image of Sous les toits de Paris [Under the Roofs of Paris] (Original oversize double weight photograph from the 1930 French film)

Sous les toits de Paris [Under the Roofs of Paris] (Original oversize double weight photograph from the 1930 French film)

by Rene Clair (director, screenwriter); Albert Prejean, Pola Illery, Edmond T. Greville (starring)

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Published
1930
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Paris: Societe Nouvelle des Acacias, 1930. Vintage borderless oversize double weight reference photograph from the 1930 French film, showing Pola Illery and Edmond T. Greville dancing at the bottom left corner, with Gaston Modot looking on in a jealous sulk to the far right. With a provenance stamp and the stamp of Societe Nouvelle des Acacias to the verso.… Read more
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image of Les Chemins de Katmandou [The Pleasure Pit] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1969 film)

Les Chemins de Katmandou [The Pleasure Pit] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1969 film)

by Jane; Birkin Renaud Verley, Elsa Martinelli (starring); Andre Cayatte (director, screenwriter); Rene Barjavel (novel, screenwriter)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Collection of eight vintage borderless photographs from the 1969 French film. Based on Rene Barjavel's 1969 novel. A young Parisian man travels to Nepal to find his deadbeat father, only to fall in with a group of drug-loving hippies. Set in Paris and Nepal. 7 x 5 inches. Near Fine.… Read more
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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Vintage contact sheet, showing six unique images of actor, dancer, and activist Josephine Baker in her dressing room at the Casino de Paris Theatre in December 1939. After beginning her career in vaudeville, Josephine Baker emigrated from the United States to Paris in 1925, where she found fame as a dancer at Folies Bergere, becoming… Read more
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image of W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (Original photograph from the 1971 film)

W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (Original photograph from the 1971 film)

by Dusan Makavejev (director, screenwriter); Milena Dravic, Ivica Vidovic, Jagoda Kaloper (starring)

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Published
1971
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London: Connoisseur Films, 1971. Vintage reference photograph of director Dusan Makavejev and actress Milena Dravic on the set of the 1971 film. With a printed label specific to the film's UK release affixed to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Noted Yugoslav filmmaker Makavejev's fourth film, a surreal political satire banned… Read more
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image of The Horrible Dr. Hichcock [L'Orribile Segreto del Dr. Hichcock] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1962 Italian film)

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock [L'Orribile Segreto del Dr. Hichcock] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1962 Italian film)

by Riccardo Freda (director); Ernesto Gastaldi (screenwriter); Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli (starring)

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Published
1964
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N.p.: Sigma III, 1964. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1962 Italian film. Housed in its original brown paper envelope. Necrophiliac scientist Dr. Hichcock and his wife Cynthia are stalked by his first wife, Margaretha, who seeks vengeance for Hichcock's cruelties. The first horror film to receive the Italian VM18… Read more
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Panchin almirante (Original poster for the 1961 film)

by Santos Alcocer (director, screenwriter); Luis Lucas, Jose Gallardo (screenwriters); Roberto Camardiel, Julio Nunez, Julio Riscal, Sun de Sander (starring)

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Published
1961
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Spain: Argos SLPC, 1961. Vintage poster for the 1961 Spanish film. 27.5 x 38.75 inches. Very Good plus. Light edgewear to the upper right edge, minor starting to one of the folds, and light soil.
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Persecucion hasta Valencia [Sindicato de drogas] (Original poster for the 1968 film)

by Julio Coll (director, screenwriter); Howard Bert, Sergio Donati, Satiago Moncada (screewriters); Tom Tyron, Lorenza Guerrieri, Ana Castor (starring)

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Published
1968
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Spain / Italy: Pan Latina Films / Produzioni Europee Associate, 1968. Vintage poster for Mexican release of the 1968 Spainish / Italian co-production, here under the title "Sindicato de drogas." An ex-intelligence agent is tasked with finding a shipment of stolen drugs. 27.5 x 39 inches. Very Good plus, with pinholes to the corners and… Read more
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