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image of Original photograph of Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee in a promotional test photograph for The Avengers, circa 1967

Original photograph of Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee in a promotional test photograph for The Avengers, circa 1967

by Diana Rigg (subject); Alun Hughes (designer)

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1967
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Vintage double weight satin-finish test photograph of actors Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee in costume as Emma Peel and John Steed, respectively, in a promotional shot for "The Avengers," circa 1967. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a stamp for St. Cross Features. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a… Read more
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image of La Creole (Four original photographs of Josephine Baker in the 1934 opera)

La Creole (Four original photographs of Josephine Baker in the 1934 opera)

by Josephine Baker (starring), Jacques Offenbach (composer); Albert Willemetz (libretto)

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Published
1934
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$2,850.00

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Paris: Studio Piaz, 1934. Four vintage oversize photographs from the 1934 revival of Jacques Offenbach's 1875 operetta showing actress Josephine Baker in costume as Dora. All photographs with the stamp of Studio Piaz at the lower corner of the recto, and one with the address stamp of J. Manuel Richard, Baker's personal secretary, on the verso. The operatic… Read more
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image of Ready to Wear [Pret-a-porter] (Original color photograph from the set of the 1994 film)

Ready to Wear [Pret-a-porter] (Original color photograph from the set of the 1994 film)

by Robert Altman (director, screenwriter); Etienne George, Anne Marie Fox (still photographers); Barbara Shulgasser (screenwriter); Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren, Anouk Aimee, Julia Roberts (starring)

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Published
1994
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1994. Vintage borderless double weight color reference photograph of director Robert Altman with Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett on location at Roissy Airport (Charles de Gaulle Airport) for the 1994 film. French and English printed "Sipa Press" snipe and "Pica Pressfoto" label on verso. Altman's lightly sardonic take on Paris Fashion Week featuring an enormous… Read more
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image of Truman Capote and Gloria Vanderbilt at the 54th Street Theatre, February 16, 1960

Truman Capote and Gloria Vanderbilt at the 54th Street Theatre, February 16, 1960

by Capote, Truman, Gloria Vanderbilt (subjects)

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Published
1990
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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Photograph of Truman Capote and Gloria Vanderbilt at the Broadway premier of the Albert Camus play "Caligula," at the 54th Street Theatre, New York City, February 16, 1960, struck circa 1990s. Vanderbilt's then husband, Sidney Lumet, directed the production. Xerographically duplicated snipe, "PPCM," "Corbis-Bettmann" labels, and a third obscured label on verso. 8 x… Read more
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image of Lipstick (Collection of five original photographs from the 1976 film)

Lipstick (Collection of five original photographs from the 1976 film)

by Lamont Johnson (director); David Rayfiel (screenwriter); Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Anne Bancroft, Mariel Hemingway (starring)

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Published
1976
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$65.00

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Universal City: Dino De Laurentiis Company, 1976. Collection of five vintage borderless studio still photographs from the 1976 film with bottom margins with text. Archival stamp on the verso. A brutal and exploitative revenge film about a fashion model (Margaux Hemingway) who is raped by her sister's music teacher (Chris Sarandon), who, after being acquitted at trial,… Read more
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image of Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? [Qui etes-vous, Polly Maggoo?] (Collection of three original photographs from the 1966 film)

Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? [Qui etes-vous, Polly Maggoo?] (Collection of three original photographs from the 1966 film)

by William Klein (director, screenwriter); Dorothy McGowan, Grayson Hall, Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort (starring)

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Published
1966
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$950.00

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N.p.: Delpire, 1966. Collection of three vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1966 film. Both with the stamp of Tele-Magazine on the verso. An anarchic satire of the fashion industry directed by a true insider, Vogue magazine's longtime fashion photographer William Klein. Dorothy McGowan (in her first and only film appearance) stars as young model Polly Maggoo,… Read more
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$950.00
image of Dressed to Kill (Original photograph of Brian De Palma and Angie Dickinson shot on location during filming for the 1980 film)

Dressed to Kill (Original photograph of Brian De Palma and Angie Dickinson shot on location during filming for the 1980 film)

by Brian De Palma (director, screenwriter); Angie Dickinson, Michael Caine, Nancy Allen (starring)

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Published
1980
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$325.00

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Los Angeles: Filmways, 1980. Vintage reference photograph from the 1980 film, showing director Brian De Palma and actress Angie Dickinson standing at the base of the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A defining De Palma film, suspenseful in the vein of Alfred Hitchcock, and opening with an homage to the famous shower scene in Hitchcock's "Psycho."… Read more
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image of Original photograph of Linda Lovelace at Lord's cricket ground, June 20, 1974

Original photograph of Linda Lovelace at Lord's cricket ground, June 20, 1974

by Linda Lovelace (subject)

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Published
1974
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$450.00

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London: Keystone [Press Agency], 1974. Vintage borderless photograph of Linda Lovelace at Lord's cricket grounds on the first day of the England vs. India Test Match, June 21, 1974. Mimeo snipe and "Keystone" stamp on verso. Linda Lovelace (Linda Susan Boreman) traveled to London in 1972 to promote Gerard Damiano's adult film "Deep Throat." She garnered headlines by… Read more
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$450.00
image of Collection of 140 original photographs of department store window displays in New York City and Southern California, circa 1950s

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Various cities: Various, 1950. Collection of 140 vintage photographs of department store window displays, 9 of which are double weight. Eight photographs dated 1948, four dated 1949, with the rest being circa 1950s. Nearly two thirds with stamps on the verso or other identifying information for the photographers or photography studios. Roughly half of the photographs feature… Read more
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$2,850.00
image of Original photograph of Yves Saint-Laurent, circa 1970s

Original photograph of Yves Saint-Laurent, circa 1970s

by Yves Saint-Laurent (subject)

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Published
1970
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$550.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage borderless photograph of Yves Saint-Laurent, circa 1970s. Mimeo snipe, holograph annotations and press agency stamps on the verso. Yves Saint-Laurent started his career working for Christian Dior. He succeeded Dior's position after his untimely death in 1957. Four years later he founded his eponymous fashion label that went on to be one of the… Read more
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$550.00
image of Night Heat [Cette nuit la] (Collection of 71 original keybook contact sheets from the 1958 film)

Night Heat [Cette nuit la] (Collection of 71 original keybook contact sheets from the 1958 film)

by Maurice Cazeneuve (director, screenwriter); Paul Guimard, Henri-Francois Rey (screenwriters); P. Apoteker (photographer); Mylene Demongeot, Maurice Ronet, Jean Servais, Francoise Prevost (starring)

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Published
1958
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$450.00

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Paris: Cinedis, 1958. Collection of 71 vintage single weight keybook contact sheets, amounting to over 800 numbered images, from the 1958 French film. Much of the film is represented in minute detail, along with test shots, set design shots, and many candid moments from the set. Dramatic high-contrast images of starring actors, Demongeot answering telephones and in heated embraces,… Read more
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$450.00
image of Fernandel the Dressmaker [Le couturier de ces dames] (Collection of 22 original photographs from the 1956 film)

Fernandel the Dressmaker [Le couturier de ces dames] (Collection of 22 original photographs from the 1956 film)

by Jean Boyer (director, screenwriter); Gérard Carlier, Jean Manse, Serge Veber (screenwriters); Fernandel, Suzy Delair, Fred Pasquali, Françoise Fabian (starring)

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Published
1956
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$325.00

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Paris: Cite Films, 1956. Collection of 22 original still photographs and portrait photographs from the 1956 French film, here under the French title "Le couturier de ces dames." Starring actors Fernandel and Françoise Fabian are present in most of the images, including four high contrast portraits of Fabian, and a tense scene featuring Fernandel, Fabian, and Delair. In nearly… Read more
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Night Heat [Cette nuit la] (photograph from the set of the 1958 film, featuring Mylene Demongeot)

by Maurice Cazeneuve (director, screenwriter); Paul Guimard, Henri-Francois Rey (screenwriters); Mylene Demongeot, Maurice Ronet, Jean Servais, Francoise Prevost (starring)

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Published
1958
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$15.00

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Paris: Francoise Pages, 1958. Vintage black-and-white photograph from the set of the 1958 film, "Night Heat," here under the original French title, "Cette nuit la." Featured is actress Mylene Demongeot with costar Maurice Ronet. With over 70 films to her credit, Demongeot (1935-) began acting in the early 1950s, her first film being Leonide Moguy's "Children of… Read more
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$15.00
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Los Angeles: Julien's Auctions, 2017. Fine and unread condition. Perfect bound. Auction catalog with fine jewelry, some from the collection of actress Linda Gray.
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Beverly Hills, CA: Julien's Auctions, 2017. Fine and unread condition, still in original shrinkwrap. Perfect bound. Auction catalog with items from the collection of noted fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.
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image of Original photograph of Silvana Mangano, circa 1965

Original photograph of Silvana Mangano, circa 1965

by Silvana Mangano (subject); Georg Michall (photographer)

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Published
1965
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage borderless press photograph of Italian film star Silvana Mangano, standing in the middle of the highway, and wearing an impossibly cool dress. With the stamp of photographer Georg Michall on the verso. Taken circa 1965, between 1964's "Il disco volante" and Pier Paolo Pasolini's 1967 adaptation of "Oepidus Rex." 9.25 x 7 inches.… Read more
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image of Original photograph of Yves Saint Laurent, Catherine Deneuve, and Jean Claude Brialy in 1968

Original photograph of Yves Saint Laurent, Catherine Deneuve, and Jean Claude Brialy in 1968

by Yves; Saint Laurent Catherine Deneuve, Jean Claude Brialy (subjects)

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Published
1968
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Vintage press photograph of actors Catherine Deneuve and Jean Claude Brialy congratulating fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent on the release of his 1968 spring and summer collection. With a mimeo snipe on the verso from United Press International, dated January 30, 1968, along with later UPI and date stamps. 8.75 x 6.5 inches. About… Read more
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image of Sorry I Kept You Waiting, Madam (First Edition, inscribed in the year of publication)

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London: Cassell, 1968. First UK Edition, preceding all others. INSCRIBED by Sassoon on the half title page: "To Gerald Naborro / Thank you / Vidal Sassoon / Dorchester Hotel / 26.4.68 / It was very kind of you." A memoir by the legendary hair designer, written when he was 40 years old and at the height of his… Read more
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$450.00
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The Lady from Shanghai (Three photographs of Orson Welles from the 1947 film)

by Orson Welles (director, screenwriter, starring); Jean Louis (designer); Robert Coburn, William Edward Cronenweth (still photographers); Rita Hayworth, (starring)

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Published
1947
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1947. Three vintage photographs of Orson Welles from the 1947 film. Photographer's rubber stamp to all three photos, with mimeograph snipe to the verso of two photos as well. Based on the 1938 novel "If I Die Before I Wake" by Sherwood King. Featuring photos of actor/director Orson Welles. Surreal and visually… Read more
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image of The Lady from Shanghai (Collection of seven fashion photographs of Rita Hayworth from the 1947 film)

The Lady from Shanghai (Collection of seven fashion photographs of Rita Hayworth from the 1947 film)

by Orson Welles (director, screenwriter, starring); Jean Louis (designer); Robert Coburn, William Edward Cronenweth (still photographers); Rita Hayworth (starring)

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Published
1947
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$1,500.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1947. Archive of seven vintage single and double weight fashion publicity photographs from the 1947 film. Mimeograph snipe on the verso of a few photos notes the Jean Louis clothing designs for the film. Photographers' rubber stamp also to the versos. Based on the 1938 novel "If I Die Before I Wake"… Read more
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$1,500.00