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cover of Knockout (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with letter from Joseph Breen)

Knockout (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with letter from Joseph Breen)

by William Clemens (director); M. Coates Webster (screenwriter); Arthur Kennedy, Olympe Bradna, Virginia Field, Anthony Quinn (starring)

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Published
1940
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1940. Final draft script for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with the annotation of his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Profuse annotations in holograph pencil on the rectos of every page as well as many of the versos. Bound in, preceding the script, is an annotated… Read more
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cover of Stanley (Original screenplay for the 1972 film, producer's working copy)

Stanley (Original screenplay for the 1972 film, producer's working copy)

by William Grefé (director); Gary Crutcher (screenwriter); Chris Robinson, Alex Rocco, Steve Alaimo (starring)

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Published
1971
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$850.00

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Miami, FL: William Grefe, 1971. Revised Final draft script for the 1972 film, belonging to Executive Producer John H. Burrows, with "Burrows" written in holograph ink on top right of wrapper. Housed in a denim three-ring binder with the front annotation of title in holograph marker, annotation of title in holograph ink on front wrapper, and annotations to verso… Read more
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$850.00
cover of The Rainbow Jacket [Newmarket Heath] (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

The Rainbow Jacket [Newmarket Heath] (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

by Basil Dearden (director); T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriter); Kay Walsh, Bill Owen (starring)

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Published
1953
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London: Ealing Studios, 1953. Second Draft script for the 1953 film, here under the working title "Newmarket Heath." A former champion jockey who was discovered accepting bribes and subsequently banned from jockeying decides to train a young man to become his racing successor. Set and shot on location in England. Tall tan titled wrappers, noted… Read more
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cover of Tono-Bungay (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Tono-Bungay (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by H.G. Wells (novel)

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Published
1973
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London: Woodfall, 1973. Draft script for an unproduced film. With a single holograph ink notation reading "23" on the front wrapper. Based on the 1909 novel. A young man obsessed with becoming an aviator finds his dream deferred when his ambitious uncle ropes him into selling his snake oil wonder drug, the eponymous Tono-Bungay. Set in England. … Read more
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cover of The Dark Eyes of London (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

The Dark Eyes of London (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Edgar Wallace (novel); Bela Lugosi (starring); Walter Summers (director, screenwriter); Patrick Kirwan, John Argyle, Jan Van Lusil (screenwriters); Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt (starring)

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Published
1939
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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Pre-production Dialogue script for the 1939 film. With holograph ink annotations on the front wrapper. Based on the 1924 novel. A disturbed physician who works as a part-time insurance broker collects the policy payouts from men he arranges to have murdered, using the home for the blind where he works as doctor-on-call as a front.… Read more
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cover of The Six Million Dollar Man: Death Probe: Parts 1 and 2 [Deathprobe] (Original treatment script for a two-part episode of the television series)

The Six Million Dollar Man: Death Probe: Parts 1 and 2 [Deathprobe] (Original treatment script for a two-part episode of the television series)

by Dick Moder (director); Steven de Souza (screenwriter); Martin Caidin (novel); Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Martin E. Brooks, Nehemiah Persoff (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for a two-part episode of "The Six Million Dollar Man," which originally aired on ABC on January 9, 1977, here under the working title "Deathprobe." A Soviet space probe meant to land on Venus accidentally crash-lands in the middle of rural Wyoming, where only bionic astronaut Steve Austin can stop it from destroying… Read more
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cover of Le cercle des passions (Original screenplay for the 1983 film)

Le cercle des passions (Original screenplay for the 1983 film)

by Claude d'Anna (director, screenwriter); Laure Bonin writing as M.F. Bonin (screenwriter); Monique Lange (screenwriter); Guiliano Gemma, Max von Sydow, Assumpta Serna, Francoise Fabian (starring)

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Published
1979
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Draft script for the 1983 film. Text in French. An American travels to Sicily to bury his father, not expecting to fall for Elisa, the youngest daughter of Count Carlo de Villafratti and his incestuous, power-hungry family. Set in Sicily. Black titled wrappers. Title page present, dated 1979, with credits for… Read more
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cover of The Sleeping City (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

The Sleeping City (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

by George Sherman (director); Jo Eisinger (screenwriter); Richard Conte, Colleen Gray (starring)

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Published
1950
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1950. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1950 film noir. A hospital orderly is murdered, leading New York police to send in an undercover detective to hunt down the culprit. Unlike many of its contemporaries, shot entirely on location, in documentary style, although objections from then-mayor of New York William O'Dwyer… Read more
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cover of I Give My Love (Original post-production script for the 1934 film)

I Give My Love (Original post-production script for the 1934 film)

by Karl Freund (director); Doris Anderson, Milton Krims (screenwriters); Paul Lukas, Wynne Gibson, Eric Linden (starring)

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Published
1934
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1934. Draft script for the 1934 film. Incomplete, possibly as issued. A woman is virtually forgotten by her young son while she spends ten years in prison for the murder of her abusive husband. Tall white untitled self wrappers, rubber-stamped Copy No. 38, with credits for screenwriters Doris Anderson and Milton… Read more
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cover of $1.98 (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

$1.98 (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Marcia Borie (screenwriter); Charles Bronson (story, intended director); Jill Ireland (intended star)

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Published
1968
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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Treatment script for an unproduced film, a pet project of Western leading man Charles Bronson and his wife, the actor Jill Ireland. A successful but lonely young psychiatrist travels to an impoverished mining town to seek out a truant adolescent. In the process she befriends the town's backwoods residents and learns a lesson in femininity. … Read more
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cover of Side Trip to Rimrock (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Side Trip to Rimrock (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Paul Leslie Piel (screenwriter, novel); Leo V. Gordon (screenwriter)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Draft script for an unproduced film. Included with the script is a typed letter addressed to Paul Kohner from screenwriter Leo Gordon, dated November 19, 1976, with holograph ink annotations to the recto: "Leo Gordon wrote a script for you in Turkey ... Now he has written a turkey for the USA Please note comment at… Read more
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cover of Mirror, Mirror (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Mirror, Mirror (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Iris Murdoch (book)

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Published
1973
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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Draft script for an unproduced film. Based on Iris Murdoch's 1970 novel "A Fairly Honourable Defeat." A chaotic biochemist decides to complicate the lives of his friends, starting by making a bet that he can break up one couple, and tricking his ex-girlfriend into having an affair with her brother-in-law. Set in… Read more
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cover of Lanny Budd: Presidential Agent (Original teleplay script for an unproduced television series)

Lanny Budd: Presidential Agent (Original teleplay script for an unproduced television series)

by Upton Sinclair (author); John Goetz (producer, screenwriter); Malvin Wald (writer, editor)

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Published
1961
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N.p.: N.p., 1961. First Draft script for an unproduced television series. Based on Upton Sinclair's 1944 novel "Presidential Agent," the fifth novel in his Lanny Budd series. Lanny Budd was the only son of a major American arms dealer who actions have the power to affect global decisions. Red untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated… Read more
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cover of The Sky Falls (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

The Sky Falls (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Albert Band (screenwriter); Humphrey Slater (novel)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film. With a single holograph ink notation to page 21. Loosely based on the 1946 novel. A bleak retelling of the somewhat apocryphal, failed 1212 "Children's Crusade"-a Christian campaign to regain Jerusalem from the Muslims, led by a young boy who claimed to possess prophetic powers, followed by thousands… Read more
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cover of The Titfield Thunderbolt (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

The Titfield Thunderbolt (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

by Charles Crichton (director); T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriter); Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne (starring)

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Published
1952
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London: Ealing Studios, 1952. Final script for the 1953 film. The small village of Titfield rises up in protest when the closure of their British Railway branch line is announced, resulting in the first volunteer-run railway. Shot in Somerset, England. Tall tan titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated 2nd May,… Read more
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cover of Street Song (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Street Song (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Vera Caspary (screenwriter)

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Published
1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Included with the script are four partially-bound identical sets of carbon typescript pages listing prospective filming locations and camerawork, and two smaller unbound leaves, one blank and one with holograph ink annotations to the recto. Screenwriter Vera Caspary was best known for her 1942 novel "Laura," the basis for… Read more
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cover of To the Public Danger (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

To the Public Danger (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Terence Fisher (director); T.J. Morrison, Arthur Reid (screenwriters); Patrick Hamilton (play); Dermot Walsh, Susan Shaw, Barry Letts (starring)

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Published
1947
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N.p.: N.p., 1947. Final Shooting script for the 1948 film. Based on the 1939 radio play, written as part of a British public safety campaign. Two couples over-imbibe and decide to take a midnight drive, accidentally hitting what they believe to be a man on a bicycle. Tall brown untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated 1st September,… Read more
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cover of Deported (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

Deported (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

by Robert Siodmak (director); Robert Buckner, Lionel Shapiro (screenwriters); Marta Toren, Jeff Chandler (starring)

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Published
1950
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1950. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1950 film. Loosely based on the real deportation of Italian-American gangster Lucky Luciano. A gangster is deported from the US to Italy, where he falls in love with a widowed countess and becomes involved in black-market goods dealing. White titled wrappers, noted… Read more
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cover of Magdalene [Silent Night] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

Magdalene [Silent Night] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Nastassja Kinski (starring); Monica Teuber (director, screenwriter, producer); Steve Bond, David Warner, Gunter Meisner (starring)

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Published
1985
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Berlin: Silent Night GbR, 1985. Draft script for the 1988 film. Here under the working title, "Silent Night." The true story of how Father Joseph Mohr, an Austrian priest, falls in love with a prostitute, hopes to reform her, does not, and ends up composing the popular Christmas hymn "Silent Night" with schoolteacher Franz Gruber in 1818.… Read more
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cover of Freedom of the Seas (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

Freedom of the Seas (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

by Marcel Varnel (director); Roger Burford (screenwriter); Walter Hackett (playwright); Clifford Mollison, Wendy Barrie, Zelma O'Neal (starring)

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Published
1934
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Elstree: British International Pictures, 1934. Draft script for the 1934 film. With holograph pencil and ink annotations on the front wrapper and first leaf. A wimpy, foppish clerk is fired from his job and, as a last resort, enlists in the Navy. Tall orange titled wrappers, noted as copy No. 1, dated 25th January 1934. Title page… Read more
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