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Carousel (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Henry King (director); Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II (musical); Ferenc Molnar (play); Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron (screenwriters); Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick (starring)

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Published
1955
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$2,000.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1955. Final Shooting script for the 1956 film. Based on the 1945 musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, in turn based on the 1909 play "Liliom" by Ferenc Molnar. A former carousel barker dies in the process of committing a robbery, but is granted the opportunity to return to Earth for… Read more
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The Beastmaster (Collection of five original photographs of conceptual illustrations for the 1982 film)

by Don Coscarelli (director, screenwriter); Nikita Knatz (concept art); Paul Pepperman (screenwriter); Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos (starring)

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Published
1981
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$450.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1981. Collection of five vintage borderless color photographs of concept art illustrations for the 1982 film. Included is a typed letter signed, dated May 13, 1981, on Leisure Investments letterhead from producer Jeffry [sic] John Stein to Frank Capra Jr., then at Embassy Pictures. With a brief holograph ink annotation by Capra to the… Read more
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$450.00
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R.U.R. [Rossum's Universal Robots] (Original playbill for the 1942 Broadway revival)

by Karel Capek (playwright); Albert Hirschfeld (illustrator); Lee Strasberg (director); Paul Selver (translator); Hugo Haas, Edith Atwater, Louis Hector (starring)

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Published
1942
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$375.00

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New York: Playbill, 1942. Vintage playbill for the 1942 Broadway play. Front wrapper illustration by Albert Hirschfeld, SIGNED by Hirschfeld in holograph ink to the front wrapper on the bottom right corner. The first fictional work to introduce the word "robot" and expand on the concept, originally performed in Czech at the Prague National Theatre in 1921.… Read more
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Miss Hargreaves (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Mel Dinelli (screenwriter); Frank Baker (novel)

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Published
1946
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$45.00

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N.p.: Vanguard Films, 1946. Draft script for an unproduced film by screenwriter Mel Dinelli, of note as the screenwriter of Robert Siodmak's 1946 Academy Award winning Horror Noir "The Spiral Staircase," Ted Tetzlaff's 1949 Film Noir "The Window," and Fritz Lang's 1950 Crime Noir "House by the River." Based on the classic 1940 comic fantasy novel by Frank… Read more
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A Kid for Two Farthings (Original photograph from the 1955 film)

by Carol Reed (director); Wolf Mankowitz (novel, screenwriter); Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson (starring)

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Published
1955
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$300.00

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London: London Film Productions, 1955. Vintage reference photograph from the 1955 British film, showing an aerial view of Whitechapel Road market in London. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1953 novel. A young boy growing up in a working class community buys what he believes to be a unicorn (in reality a… Read more
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$300.00
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The Nutt House [The Nutty Nut] (Original photograph of Traci Lords and Stephen Kearney from the set of the 1992 film)

by Adam Rifkin (director); John Paschal (photographer); Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Bruce Campbell (screenwriters); Stephen Kearney, Traci Lords, Amy Yasbeck (starring)

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Published
1991
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$300.00

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Arcadia: Celebrity Photo Agency, 1991. Vintage borderless reference photograph, with left margin, of Traci Lords and Stephen Kearney sitting amongst the aftermath of a massive pie fight, on the set of the 1992 film. Printed snipe label, here under using the working title "The Nutty Nut," and photographer "John Paschal" stamp on verso. Wealthy Presidential candidate Philbert… Read more
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Original photograph of Jim Henson and Harry Dean Stanton, circa 1989

by Jim; Henson Harry Dean Stanton (subjects)

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Published
1989
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1989. Vintage black and white photograph of puppeteer, inventor, and filmmaker Jim Henson and actor Harry Dean Stanton, circa 1989. Stanton made a guest appearance on Henson's Emmy-winning television series The Jim Henson Hour, for the episode "Monster Maker," which originally aired on July 9, 1989 on NBC. 10 x 8 inches. Near… Read more
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The Crusader: Books I-II - The Accursed Tower / The Passionate Princess (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780394177359
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$65.00

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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. From the author's estate. Near Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers (softcover).
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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. INSCRIBED by Andrew Offutt (under his pseudonym) to his son, noted author Chris Offutt: "For Chris / From this John Cleve." From the author's estate. Near Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers (softcover).
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$125.00
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Finian's Rainbow (Original script for a touring version of the 1947 Broadway musical)

by E.Y. Harburg (book, lyrics); Fred Saidy (book); Burton Lane (music)

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Published
1948
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New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, 1948. Draft script for an unknown touring version, circa 1947-1948, of the stage musical originally produced on Broadway. In Tams-Witmark wrappers, a duplicating service associated with scripts printed for touring stage productions. Copy belonging to an uncredited cast member, Donald Burr, with his name in holograph pencil annotation to the title page and… Read more
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Whitsuntide (Original script for the 1972 play)

by Tom LaBar (playwright), Russell Treyz (director), Michael Miller, Joyce Elliott, George DiCenzo (starring)

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Published
1969
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$350.00

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New York: NR Productions, 1969. Draft script for the 1972 play, which opened on March 26, 1972 at the Martinique Theater. Not listed in the Internet Broadway Database. Parishioners at St. Thomas's on-the-Green Episcopal Church in the cozy Connecticut town of Westwood suddenly erupt in a rash of glossolalia - speaking in tongues. Set in Westwood, Connecticut.… Read more
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The Crusader: Books III-IV - Julanar the Lioness / My Lady Queen (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780394177366
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$45.00

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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. Lusty saga of fiery passion in a turbulent era! From the author's estate. Collects two previously published books in a single volume: "Julanar the Lioness" (Book III), and "My Lady Queen" (Book IV). A few brief stains, some production wrinkle to the… Read more
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The Crusader: Books III-IV - Julanar the Lioness / My Lady Queen (First Edition)

by Andrew J. Offutt writing as John Cleve

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Published
1981
ISBN
9780394177366
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$45.00

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New York: Black Cat / Grove Press, 1981. First Combined Edition, first printing. Lusty saga of fiery passion in a turbulent era! From the author's estate. Collects two previously published books in a single volume: "Julanar the Lioness" (Book III), and "My Lady Queen" (Book IV). Stray black mark at the fore-edge of the front… Read more
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Earthbound (Original screenplay for the 1940 film)

by Irving Pichel (director); Basil King (story), Samuel G. Engel, John Howard Lawson (screenwriters); Warner Baxter, Andrea Leeds, Lynn Bari (starring)

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Published
1940
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$650.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1940. Final draft script for the 1940 film. Notation on front wrapper in holograph purple ink adding ."9A" to the production number. Notations in holograph pencil in script adding tics to dialogue and names on the verso of pages. Laid in are 3 blue "retake" pages dated after principal photography had been completed. A… Read more
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$650.00
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The Dead Zone (Original screenplay for the 1983 film)

by David Cronenberg (director); Jeffrey Boam (screenwriter); Stephen King (novel); Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Brooke Adams (starring)

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Published
1980
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. First Draft script for the 1983 film. Accompanied by a twenty-page German language program and single-page English promotional synopsis for the film. An early draft, written by screenwriter Jeffrey Boam a year after the novel's release at the request of Lorimar Film Entertainment, before they shuttered their film division and the rights went to… Read more
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$750.00
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Amok (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Stefan Zweig (screenwriter)

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Published
1960
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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Based on the 1922 novella by the same author, of the same title. The protagonist, a doctor who has moved to India from Germany to practice medicine is overcome by an obsession which eventually leads to his committing suicide. "Amok" is an Indonesian word of Malay origin, referring… Read more
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Somewhere in Time (Original screenplay for the 1980 film)

by Jeannot Szwarc (director); Richard Matheson (screenwriter, novel); John Barry (composer); Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour (starring)

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Published
1979
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$675.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1979. Final Draft script for the 1980 film. Copy belonging to crew member Susan Bender (the film's assistant location auditor, per IMDB), with her name in holograph ink at the top right corner of the title page. A blend of science fiction and romance that has over time become a beloved classic.… Read more
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$675.00
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The Return of the Fly (Original screenplay for the 1959 film)

by Edward Bernds (director, sccreenwriter); George Langelaan (short story); Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton, Dan Seymour(starring)

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Published
1959
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$1,250.00

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Culver City, CA: Associated Producers Inc, 1959. Draft script for the 1959 film. Sequel to Kurt Neumann's "The Fly," and taking place one year after the conclusion of that film. Phillipe Delambre (Brett Halsey) takes up his father's work of matter transmission, and with his uncle Francois (Vincent Price) they accidentally produce a monstrous creature, a man… Read more
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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (Original poster for the 1964 film)

by Nicholas Webster (director); Glenville Mareth (screenwriter); John Call, Pia Zadora (starring)

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Published
1964
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$675.00

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Los Angeles: Embassy Pictures, 1964. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1964 film, a variant we have never before encountered. Considered one of the worst films of all time, as well as a legitimate so-bad-it's-good cult classic, which gained renewed notoriety after being shown in Season 3, Episode 21 of "Mystery Science Theater 3000," a unimpeachable highlight of… Read more
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Samsara (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Arnold Schulman (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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$75.00

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Dharma Productions, 1972. Draft script for an unproduced film. Escaping her recent divorce and death of her child, Leslie, an American, ends up in India where Buddhism has its roots, Banhasa, along the banks of the Ganges. A mysterious man gives her a ring that will not come off her finger, with a strange symbol on it,… Read more
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