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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Original carbon typescript draft for an unpublished Motion Picture Magazine article about Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland's wedding day. With holograph ink and pencil proofreader's annotations throughout. Title page present, with credits for journalist Marcia Borie. 19 leaves, with last page of text numbered 18. Carbon typescript on yellow onionskin stock, rectos only. Pages Very… Read more
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cover of Cloak and Dagger (Original contract agreement for the 1946 film, signed by Lilli Palmer)

Cloak and Dagger (Original contract agreement for the 1946 film, signed by Lilli Palmer)

by Fritz Lang (director); Albert Maltz, Ring Lardner Jr., Boris Ingster, John Francis Larkin (screenwriters); Corey Ford, Alastair MacBain (book); Gary Cooper, Lilli Palmer (starring)

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1946
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Los Angeles: United States Pictures, 1946. Original contract agreement from the 1946 film noir, amending and supplementing an agreement between starring actress Lilli Palmer and then-president of United States Pictures Joseph Bernhard, and signed by both in holograph ink. Dated "April 8th" in holograph ink on the first leaf, and 5/10/46 typed on the second leaf. The first… Read more
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cover of Original check from Samuel Goldwyn Productions to William Wyler for "The Best Years of Our Lives

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Hollywood: Samuel Goldwyn, 1951. Vintage check from Samuel Goldwyn Productions, made out to William Wyler and totaling $22,829.66 (the rough equivalent of $262,000 today). Endorsed by Wyler, and noted as having been part of the participation statement for Wyler's masterful 1946 film "The Best Years of Our Lives," on the verso. "The Best Years of Our Lives"… Read more
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cover of The Storm (Original program for the 1930 film)

The Storm (Original program for the 1930 film)

by Lupe Velez (starring); William Wyler (director); Langdon McCormick (play); John Huston, Charles Logue, Tom Reed, Wells Root (screenwriters); Paul Cavanagh (starring)

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1930
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1930. Vintage program for the 1930 film. With the stamp of Beltonian Theatre in Belton, Texas on the verso of the final leaf, along with contemporary holograph pencil annotations noting showings on two Saturdays in October. Based on the 1919 play by Langdon McCormick, about a love triangle between two adventurers and a… Read more
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cover of Archive of four original negatives of Jayne Mansfield, 1957-1958

Archive of four original negatives of Jayne Mansfield, 1957-1958

by Jayne Mansfield (subject)

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1958
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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Archive of four vintage photo negatives of actress Jayne Mansfield. One negative with the year "1957" in holograph ink annotation on the margin of the sleeve, along with the name of the film "The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw," a Western film in which Mansfield starred. From the archive of film historian and author Joel… Read more
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cover of The Hollywood Reporter (Vol. CCLXI, No. 6, March 31, 1980)

The Hollywood Reporter (Vol. CCLXI, No. 6, March 31, 1980)

by Tichi Wilkerson Miles (publisher, editor-in-chief)

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Published
1962
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Los Angeles: The Hollywood Reporter, 1962. Vintage The Hollywood Reporter entertainment trade magazine from March 31, 1980, Vol. CCLXI, NO. 6. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. side stapled, 10 pages. Near Fine.
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cover of Archive of letters, subscriber and investment requests, and a film program for the 1921 film, The Contrast, from the Labor Film Service

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New York: Labor Film Service, 1922. Archive of six letters, subscriber and investment requests, subscription agreements, a stockholder meeting announcement, and a referral form from the Labor Film Service (LFS), 1920-1922, as well as an envelope with the LFS logo, postmarked 1921, and a film program from the LFS release, "The Contrast," 1921. Three of the letters and the… Read more
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cover of All About Eve (Original exhibitor's manual and campaign book for the 1950 film)

All About Eve (Original exhibitor's manual and campaign book for the 1950 film)

by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter); Mary Orr (story); Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Marilyn Monroe, Thelma Ritter (starring)

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1950
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Vintage exhibitor's manual and campaign book for the 1950 film. Based on the 1946 story "The Wisdom of Eve" by Mary Orr. An aging Broadway star finds her life slowly and insidiously overtaken by her new assistant, an ambitious young woman named Eve. Nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six,… Read more
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cover of Doctors and Nurses (Collection of 27 Spanish film heralds, 1935-1966)

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Barcelona: Various Film Studios, 1966. Collection of 27 Spanish film heralds for films released 1935-1966, all featuring themes or plots involving doctors or nurses. Nearly all heralds were printed in Barcelona, by printers I.G. Viladot, Mumru, Marti y Mari, Graficas Bobes, A.G. Marases, and others, upon the Spanish release of international films. Most are for American films, with Spanish,… Read more
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cover of Archive of promotional materials from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, 1947-1948

Archive of promotional materials from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films, 1947-1948

by [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer] Erle Kenton

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Published
1948
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Archive of promotional material from 15 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films released between 1947 and 1948, including pressbook pages and promotional photographs. Housed in a fabric binder with the MGM logo on the front, and the name of MGM executive, "E.W. Kenton," at the bottom right corner. Represented in the archive are "This Time… Read more
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cover of Trapeze (Original promotional photograph postcard for the 1956 film, signed by Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida)

Trapeze (Original promotional photograph postcard for the 1956 film, signed by Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida)

by Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Burt Lancaster (starring); Carol Reed (director); Max Catto (novel); Liam O'Brien, James R. Webb (screenwriters)

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Published
1956
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N.p.: United Artists, 1956. Vintage United Artists promotional photograph postcard for the 1956 film, signed by Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida. Postcard text on verso printed in German. Based on the 1950 novel, "The Killing Frost," by Max Catto. Aspiring trapeze artist Tino Orsini (Curtis) convinces the now crippled Mike Ribble (Burt Lancaster) to teach him the deadly… Read more
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The Great Dictator (Original promotional flyer for the 1940 film)

by Charles [Charlie] Chaplin (director, screenwriter, starring); Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie (starring)

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1940
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Clarksburg, WV: Union Label, 1940. Vintage flyer issued to promote showings of the 1940 film at the Ritz Theatre in Clarksburg, West Virginia. The flyer notes: "Just in case you laugh off all your buttons- / along with your troubles- / take this along when you see / 'The Great Dictator'" and includes a safety pin with a chain,… Read more
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cover of Tie Me Up Tie Me Down [Atame] (Original Spanish film poster)

Tie Me Up Tie Me Down [Atame] (Original Spanish film poster)

by [Film Poster] Almodovar, Pedro (director)

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1989
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Madrid: Deseo El, 1989. Original Spanish film poster for the 1989 Spanish film, directed by Pedro Almodovar. Juan Gatti's dazzling and innovative lithographic design was later co-opted for the US film poster, but to noticeably lessened effect. Almodovar's classic comedy introduced Antonio Banderas to the English-speaking world (or don't you remember?), and was instrumental in creating the… Read more
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cover of Caid Film-Bilder: Album 1 (Original German cigarette card album, circa 1933)

Caid Film-Bilder: Album 1 (Original German cigarette card album, circa 1933)

by [Cigarette cards] [Trading Cards] [Celebrities]

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1933
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N.p.: N.p., 1933. Vintage cigarette card album, featuring approximately 360 trading cards of contemporary film stars of the 1930s. Text and titles in German. The actors featured in the album include Maurice Chevalier, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Conrad Veidt, Willi Forst, and many others. Very Good plus, with no dust jacket as issued. Contemporary gift… Read more
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cover of Zebedy Sings for You (First Edition, Vinyl LP)

Zebedy Sings for You (First Edition, Vinyl LP)

by Zebedy Colt

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Published
1969
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San Francisco: Tram Records T-5001, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. 33-1/3 RPM vinyl LP in original inner and outer sleeve. Cover design by Richard Frey. A collection of stage musical favorites sung by Colt, written by greats such as Leonard Berstein, Stephen Sondheim, Billy Strayhorn, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, and Ira and George Gershwin. Oddities in the… Read more
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cover of Collection of five issues of the Polish periodical Kino magazine (First Edition)

Collection of five issues of the Polish periodical Kino magazine (First Edition)

by [Cinema journals]

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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Warsaw: Kino International, 1936. First Edition. First Edition. Collection of five issues of the long-running Polish film periodical, including Issue III No. 7, Issue V No. 3, Issue VI No. 48, and Issue VII Nos. 19 and 41, Featuring cover stories on actress Pat Paterson and actor Fredric March. Text and titles in Polish. 9.75 x 14.75… Read more
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cover of Stars and Films of 1938 (First Edition)

Stars and Films of 1938 (First Edition)

by Stephen Watts (editor)

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1938
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First Edition
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N.p.: Daily Express, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. A compendium of photographs from a number of contemporary films and portrait photographs of leading actors of the day, as well as interviews with directors, including George Cukor, and cinematographer Harry Stradling. Very Good plus, with no dust jacket as issued, with lightly rubbed boards and faint offsetting on… Read more
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cover of Swiatowid Issue XIV, No. 12 (First Edition)

Swiatowid Issue XIV, No. 12 (First Edition)

by [Cinema journals]

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Published
1937
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First Edition
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Various cities: Swiatowid, 1937. First Edition. First Edition. Issue XIV, No. 12 of the Polish weekly film magazine. Text and titles in Polish. 11.5 x 15.75 inches. 23 pages. Very Good plus, with moderate edgewear and toning.
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cover of Swiatowid Issue XI, No. 45 (First Edition)

Swiatowid Issue XI, No. 45 (First Edition)

by [Cinema journals]

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Published
1935
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First Edition
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Various cities: Swiatowid, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Issue XI, No. 45 of the Polish weekly film magazine. Text and titles in Polish. 11.5 x 15.75 inches. 23 pages. Very Good plus, with moderate edgewear and toning.
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cover of Cronica Issue VI, No. 218 (First Edition)

Cronica Issue VI, No. 218 (First Edition)

by [Cinema journals]

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Published
1934
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First Edition
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Madrid: Cronica, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. Issue VI, No. 218 of the Spanish film periodical. Featuring a cover story on actress Grace Bradley. Text and titles in Spanish. 11 x 15 inches. 36 leaves, side stapled. Very Good, with moderate wear on the last leaf.
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