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Mad Max (Original press kit for the French release of the 1979 Australian film)

by George Miller (director, screenwriter); James McCausland (screenwriter); Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley (starring)

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Published
1979
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$650.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Warner Columbia Film, 1979. Vintage press kit for the French release of the 1979 Australian film, containing seven black and white photographs, a ten-page booklet of promotional reading material, and several promotional stickers. An unhinged policeman seeks revenge for the murder of his wife and son by a violent motorcycle gang. An Australian New Wave… Read more
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$650.00
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Celebration at Big Sur (Original press kit for the 1971 documentary film)

by Baird; Bryant Johanna Demetrakas (directors); Joan Baez, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell (starring)

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Published
1971
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$475.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1971. Vintage press kit for the French release of the 1971 documentary film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing five black and white photographs, and three pages of promotional reading material. A documentary following the star-studded 1969 Big Sur Folk Festival, which featured Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, and many others.… Read more
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$475.00
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On the Waterfront (Original press kit for the 1954 film, with photographs)

by Elia Kazan (director); Budd Schulberg (screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint (starring)

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Published
1954
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$475.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1954. Vintage press kit for the 1954 film, containing one full-color illustrated promotional pamphlet, three black-and-white photographs of cast and crew members holding Academy Awards, and one page of promotional reading material introducing the photographs. Based on screenwriter Budd Schulberg's 1955 novel "Waterfront." A dockworker and would-be prizefighter witnesses a murder at… Read more
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$475.00
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Knife in the Water [Le couteau dans l'eau] (Collection of 8 original photographs from the 1962 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter); Jakub Goldberg, Jerzy Skolimowski (screenwriters); Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska (starring)

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Published
1962
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$550.00

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Paris: Films Polski, 1962. Collection of eight vintage French photographs from the 1962 Polish film. Starring actors and images of the sailboat are seen, including a few candid moments, and a full-length portrait of actor Anna Ciepielewska. Nearly all with numerical annotations in holograph pencil on the versos. Also included is an original French language press packet for the… Read more
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$550.00
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Rome: Unitalia Film, 1950. Fourteen original promotional heralds for Italian actors, from films distributed by Unitalia Films, circa 1950. Printed in Rome for distribution in France, each brochure is a single-fold folio, actor's name printed on the front, illustrated internally with a brief promotional blurb and film credits in French and Italian, and black-and-white images of the actor, including… Read more
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$200.00
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The Doors (Original press kit for the 1991 film)

by [The Doors] Stone, Oliver (director, screenwriter); Randall Jahnson (screenwriter); Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan (starring)

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Published
1991
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$325.00

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Culver City, CA: TriStar Pictures, 1991. Vintage press kit for the 1991 film. Press kit includes six black and white photographs and a pamphlet of production information, housed in a titled pictorial studio folder. Oliver Stone, a self-professed Doors fan, directs this star studded over-the-top biopic whose production struggled through over ten years of negotiations with the… Read more
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$325.00
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Nixon (Original press kit for the 1995 film)

by [Nixon, Richard] Stone, Oliver (director, screenwriter); Christopher Wilkinson, Stephen J. Rivele (screenwriters); Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Mary Steenburgen, James Woods (starring)

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Published
1995
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$375.00

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Burbank, CA: Buena Vista Pictures, 1995. Vintage press kit for the 1995 film. Press kit includes 11 black and white photographs and a pamphlet of production information, housed in a titled pictorial studio folder. The second of director Oliver Stone's trilogy of films about US Presidents, a semi-biographical film chronicling Nixon's impeachment, with flashbacks to his life… Read more
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$375.00
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Salvatore Giuliano (Original press kit and interoffice letters for the 1962 Italian film)

by Francesco Rosi (director, screenwriter); Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Enzo Provenzale, Franco Solinas (screenwriters); Salvo Randone, Frank Wolff, Sennuccio Benelli, Giuseppe Calandra, Pietro Cammarata (starring)

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Published
1962
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$300.00

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Paris: Cinedis, 1962. Vintage French press kit for the 1962 Italian film. Includes 36 borderless vintage photographs (two with the stamp of photographer G. Antro on the verso), lavish multi-lingual oversize programs, synopsis and credits. A personal, working copy of someone involved in the film or distribution, as evidenced by the numerous French-language typed and holograph notes and memorandum… Read more
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$300.00
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Heart Beat (Original film press kit for the 1980 film)

by [Jack Kerouac] Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, John Heard, Ray Sharkey (starring); John Byrum (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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$125.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Orion Pictures, 1980. Original film press kit for the 1980 film. Included in the press kit are nine film still photographs and six cast biographies. Based Carolyn Cassady's 1976 book, about the lives of and relationships between Neal Cassady, Carolyn, and Jack Kerouac, with some focus on Kerouac's writing his novel "On the Road."… Read more
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$125.00
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How to Succeed in Love [Comment reussir en amour] (Press material for the 1962 film)

by Michel Boisrond (director); Annette Wademant (screenwriter); Dany Saval, Jean Poiret, Jacqueline Maillan, Jacques Charon (starring)

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Published
1962
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$75.00

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Paris: Cinedis, 1962. Press material for the 1962 French-Italian film, "Comment reussir en amour," from the French distributor and press and film agency, Cinedis. French language throughout. Resembling the star biography and film credit packets often seen with US press kits, this material details film credits, cast and crew biographies, and the synopsis. Based on Annette Wademant's… Read more
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$75.00
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Paris: Cinedis, 1959. Archive of press material compiled by Cinedis, a French press and film agency, concerning the formation and founding members of the Ministere de la Culture (Ministry of Culture) of France. The Ministry of Culture was created by Charles de Gaulle in 1959 and the first Minister was writer Andre Malraux, whose responsibilities included the… Read more
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$225.00
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Amanita Pestilens (Archive of press material and original photographs from the 1963 film and its production company, Crawley Films)

by F.R. Crawley (producer); Rene Bonniere (director); David Walker (screenwriter); Jacques Lebrecque, Huguette Oligny, Genevieve Bujold, Benoit Girard (starring)

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Published
1966
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$550.00

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Ottawa, Canada: Crawley Films Limited, 1966. Archive of press material and photographs for the 1963 Canadian film, and for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the production company, Crawley Films. F.R. "Budge" Crawley was Canada's answer to Hollywood's Sam Goldwyn, and he produced hundreds of films during his 40-year career, including the Academy Award-winning 1975 documentary,… Read more
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$550.00
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The Idiots (Original press kit for the 1998 film)

by Lars von Trier (director, screenwriter); Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing (starring)

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Published
1998
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$250.00

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Denmark: Zentropa Entertainments, 1998. Vintage press kit for the 1998 film. Includes eight page film program, plus a single-fold pamphlet and six vintage borderless color film still photographs. From the Tele Cine Documentation archive, originally known as the Collection Daniel Bouteiller, with their sticker and a Zentropa Productions sticker to the verso. A film in which the… Read more
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$250.00
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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars: The Motion Picture (Original Film Press Kit)

by D.A. Pennebaker (director); David Bowie, Mick Ronson (starring)

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Published
1983
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$450.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983. Vintage press kit for the 1973 music documentary chronicling David Bowie's final live performance as Ziggy Stardust. Included in the press kit are four vintage black and white film still photographs and 21 pages of production information. Shot on location with only four cameras in London's Odeon theater on July 3, 1973,… Read more
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$450.00
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The Tenant (Original press kit for the 1976 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter, starring); Roland Topor (novel); Gerard Brach (screenwriter); Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Shelly Winters (starring)

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Published
1976
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$375.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1976. Vintage press kit for the 1976 film. Included in the kit are 18 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs, and 58 pages of promotional and production information. Based on the 1964 novel "Le locataire chimerique" by Roland Topor. The third final film in Polanski's "Apartment Trilogy," (following "Repulsion" and "Rosemary's Baby") in which Polanski… Read more
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$375.00
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The Best Man (Original press kit for the 1999 film)

by Malcom D. Lee (director, screenwriter, starring); Spike Lee (producer); Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan (starring)

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Published
1999
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$75.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1999. Vintage press kit for the 1999 film. Includes six page pamphlet on the cast, filmmakers, synopsis, and film production. Also includes a black and white film still photograph. Housed in a photo illustrated folder. Director Malcom D. Lee's directorial debut, in part financed by his cousin Spike Lee. The first major… Read more
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Tout l'or du monde (Press archive for the 1961 film)

by Rene Clair (director, screenwriter); Jean Marsan, Jacques Remy (screenwriters); Bourvil, Alfred Adam, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich (starring)

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Published
1962
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$450.00

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France, Italy: Cineriz, 1962. Archive of press material related to the 1961 French-Italian film. Includes film production-related material, like shooting schedules and synopses, a cinema magazine reviewing the film, and several leaves of correspondence addressed from various members of film production to Maryse Martin (Martres), a prolific French actress who was also involved in press relations in France. Brief… Read more
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$450.00
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Tales of Paris [Les Parisiennes] (Original press kit for the 1962 film)

by Allegret, Marc, and Claude Barma, Michel Boisrond (directors, screenwriters); Jacques Poitrenaud (director); Jacques Armand, Claude Brule, Francis Cosne, Jean-Loup Dabadie, Roger Vadim, Annette Wademant (screenwriters); Catherine Deneuve, Johnny Hallyday,

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Published
1961
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$350.00

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France, Italy: Francos Films / Incei Film, 1961. Original press kit for the 1962 French-Italian film. Includes seven- and four-page pamphlets detailing film production, sequences, and synopses, with a press note and two accompanying film credit sheets from R. Chabert to Monsiuer Gay-Lussac, indicating the supplied press kit, and a note from Christiane Fournier, a film critic, discussing her… Read more
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Illegally Yours (Original press kit for the 1988 film)

by peter Bogdanovich (director, producer); Max Dickens, Michael Kaplan (screenwriters); Rob Lowe, Colleen Camp, Kenneth Mars, Kim Myers (starring)

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Published
1988
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$35.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1988. Original press kit for the 1988 film. Includes twenty-seven page film pamphlet, detailing film and production information and star biographies, and four black-and-white film still photographs, including one featuring Bogdanovich on the set. Richard (Lowe) is called for jury duty, where he finds his only love Molly (Camp) on trial for… Read more
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Taxi Driver (Original press kit for the 1976 film)

by Martin Scorsese (director); Paul Schrader (screenwriter); Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle (starring)

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Published
1976
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$425.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1976. Vintage press kit for the 1976 film. Included in the press kit are 13 vintage black- and-white studio still photographs, two pages of photo captions, and a 17 page booklet of production information. A film that would prove to be the turning point in the careers of director Martin Scorsese, screenwriter… Read more
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$425.00