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image of Greed (Original herald for the 1924 film's premiere)

Greed (Original herald for the 1924 film's premiere)

by Von Stroheim, Erich (director, screenwriter); Frank Norris (novel)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1924
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$4,500.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1924. Vintage herald (or broadside) for the 1924 film. A clever and excessively rare bit of advertisement, designed as a "Wanted" poster, pulling together the main character from Frank Norris' novel (John "Doc" McTeague) a photo of "McTeague" (Gibson Gowland), and mention of a specific screening at San Francisco's Imperial Theatre on Market Street… Read more
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$4,500.00
image of The Illustrated Man (Original herald for the 1969 film, signed by Bradbury)

The Illustrated Man (Original herald for the 1969 film, signed by Bradbury)

by Bradbury, Ray (novel); Jack Smight (director); Howard B. Kreitsek (screenwriter); Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom (starring)

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Published
1969
Item Price
$325.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Seven Arts / SKM, 1969. Vintage advertising herald for the 1969 film. INSCRIBED by Ray Bradbury on the front wrapper: "Tim! / Ray Bradbury." Based on three short stories from Bradbury's acclaimed collection, "The Veldt," "The Long Rain," and "The Last Night of the World." 7 x 10.5 inches. Folded.… Read more
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$325.00
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Saboteur (Spanish herald for the 1942 film)

by Hitchcock, Alfred (director); Dorothy Parker, Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison (screenwriters); Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger (starring)

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Published
1942
Item Price
$125.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1942. Vintage Spanish herald from the original Spanish release of the 1942 film. An high spot among Hitchcock's early thrillers, and the director's only collaboration with author Dorothy Parker, who contributed to the screenplay. This particular film included much more location shooting than most of the director's pictures, including Boulder Dam, locations… Read more
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$125.00
image of 4 Devils [Four Devils] (Original herald from the 1928 film)

4 Devils [Four Devils] (Original herald from the 1928 film)

by Murnau, F.W. (director); Janet Gaynor (starring)

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Published
1928
Item Price
$450.00

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Los Angeles: Fox Film Corporation, 1928. Original three-color herald for the 1928 silent film, with overprints in red ink on the verso added to promote the sound version, released shortly after the initial version, reading "The latest talking sensation!" and "Janet Gaynor / Talking for the first time on the screen." All of Murnau's American films are available… Read more
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$450.00