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Die Hard with a Vengeance [Simon Says: Die Hard III] (Original screenplay for the 1995 film)

by Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson (starring); John McTiernan (director); Jonathan Hensleigh (screenwriter)

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Published
1994
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N.p.: N.p., 1994. Revised First Draft script for the 1995 film, here under the working title "Simon Says: Die Hard III." The third film in the Die Hard series, following "Die Hard" (1988) and "Die Hard 2" (1990), and preceding "Live Free or Die Hard" (2007) and "A Good Day to Die Hard" (2013). In this installment, NYPD Lieutenant… Read more
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Helvetica (Original poster for the 2007 documentary film)

by Gary Hustwit (director)

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Published
2007
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Brooklyn: Plexifilm, 2007. Vintage poster for the 2007 documentary film. The first in filmmaker Gary Hustwit's "Design Trilogy," about typography and graphic design through the history of the eponymous font, followed by 2009's "Objectified," about industrial design, and 2011's "Urbanized," about architecture and urban design. 27 x 39 inches. Rolled. About Fine.
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The Beastmaster (Collection of five original photographs of conceptual illustrations for the 1982 film)

by Don Coscarelli (director, screenwriter); Nikita Knatz (concept art); Paul Pepperman (screenwriter); Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos (starring)

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Published
1981
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1981. Collection of five vintage borderless color photographs of concept art illustrations for the 1982 film. Included is a typed letter signed, dated May 13, 1981, on Leisure Investments letterhead from producer Jeffry [sic] John Stein to Frank Capra Jr., then at Embassy Pictures. With a brief holograph ink annotation by Capra to the… Read more
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$450.00
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Jason X [Jason-X] (Original screenplay for the 2001 film)

by James Isaac (director); Todd Farmer (screenwriter, starring); Kane Hodder, Jeff Geddis, Lexa Doig, David Cronenberg (starring)

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Published
1999
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$375.00

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Encino, CA: Cunningham Productions, 1999. Draft script for the 2001 film, here under the working title "Jason-X." The tenth installment in the "Friday the 13th" franchise, preceded by "Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday" (1993), directed by Adam Marcus and starring John D. LeMay and Kari Keegan, and followed by the crossover film with the "Nightmare on Elm Street"… Read more
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Wayne's World (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Penelope Spheeris (director); Mike Myers (screenwriter, starring); Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner (screenwriters); Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere, Lara Flynn Boyle (starring)

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Published
1991
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1991. Revised Draft script for the classic 1991 film comedy, with rainbow revisions. Two metalhead best friends who run a no-budget public cable television show find their lives turned around when a sleazy producer purchases the rights to their show for his prime time network. Based on a recurring Saturday Night Live sketch originated by… Read more
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Doctor in Love (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

by Ralph Thomas (director); Richard Gordon (novel); Nicholas Phipps (screenwriter); James Robertson Justice, Michael Craig, Leslie Phillips, Carole Lesley, Joan Sims (starring)

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Published
1959
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London: J. Arthur Rank, 1959. Final Draft script for the 1960 film. Based on Richard Gordon's 1957 novel. The fourth film in Rank's popular "Doctor" series, and the first not to feature actor Dirk Bogarde as Dr. Simon Sparrow (although Bogarde would return for the next film in the series, "Doctor in Distress" in 1963). The series follows the… Read more
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Diamonds are Forever (Original photograph from the US release of the 1971 film)

by Guy Hamilton (director); Richard Maibaum, Tom Mankiewicz (screenwriters); Sean Connery (starring)

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Published
1971
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1971. Vintage studio still photograph from the US release of the 1971 British film, showing actors Charles Gray and Jill St. John, alongside an unknown henchman. Based on Ian Fleming's 1956 novel. The seventh James Bond adventure and the second of four directed by Guy Hamilton, following 007 as he pursues a diamond smuggling… Read more
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The Creature Walks Among Us (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by John Sherwood (director); Arthur Ross (screenwriter); Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden (starring)

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Published
1955
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Universal City: Universal Studios, 1955. First Draft script for the 1956 film. With a few holograph ink annotations throughout, mostly correcting grammatical and spelling errors, and a holograph ink annotation to the front wrapper reading "File Copy." The third and final installment in the Creature from the Black Lagoon series, and longtime Universal Pictures assistant director Arthur Sherwood's directorial debut.… Read more
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$550.00
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The Wolf Man (Original photograph from the 1941 film)

by George Waggner (director); Curt Siodmak (screenwriter); Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Bela Lugosi (starring)

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Published
1941
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1941. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1941 film, showing Lon Chaney Jr. in costume as the eponymous Wolf Man, getting groomed by makeup artist Jack P. Pierce. A man visiting his ancestral home in Wales is bitten by a strange, wolf-like creature, leading to his occasional, moonlit transformation into a bloodthirsty werewolf. Universal Pictures'… Read more
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The Dragon Murder Case (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

by Warren; William Margaret Lindsay, Lyle Talbot, Eugene Pallette (starring); H. Bruce Humberstone (director); S.S. Van Dine (novel); F. Hugh Herbert, Robert N. Lee, Rian James (screenwriters)

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Published
1934
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1934. Final Draft script for the 1934 film. Based on S. S. Van Dine's 1934 novel, featuring Van Dine's recurring character Philo Vance. A party guest at a wealthy Manhattan estate vanishes, presenting a new case for foppish bon vivant and New York detective Philo Vance. The only film adaptation of Van Dine's long-running series… Read more
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Battles without Honor and Humanity (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

by Kinji Fukasaku (director); Koji Takada (screenwriter); Bunta Sugawara, Akira Kobayashi, Kinya Kitaoji, Joe Shishido (starring)

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Published
1974
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Tokyo: Toei, 1974. Draft script for the 1974 Japanese film. Text and titles in Japanese. Based on a series of magazine articles written by journalist Koichi Iiboshi, which were in turn based on memoirs written by yakuza crime boss Kozo Mino. The fifth, and final, film in director Kinji Fukasaku's yakuza pentalogy, following feuding gangs in post-war Hiroshima. Set… Read more
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Arrivee a l'Exposition en bateau (Original photograph from the 1897 film)

by Auguste and Louis Lumiere (filmmakers); Alexandre Promio (director)

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Published
1897
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N.p.: N.p., 1897. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1897 short film, with the number 542 in holograph pencil on the verso, with a still image from the film corresponding to that number on the website Catalogue Lumiere showing a similar scene. While the importance of the Lumiere Brothers to the invention and popularity of the moving image is well… Read more
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Another Part of the Forest (Original post-production screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Michael Gordon (director); Vladimir Pozner (screenwriter); Lillian Hellman (play); Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Florence Eldridge, Edmond O'Brien (starring)

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Published
1947
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Universal City: Universal-International, 1947. Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1948 film, here under the working title "Destiny of a Woman" on the front wrapper. With a few faint holograph pencil annotations. Based on the 1946 Broadway play, and a prequel to the 1941 film "The Little Foxes." In the fictional town of Bowden, Alabama, the wealthy Hubbard family holds… Read more
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Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying [Turbulence II: Fear of Flying] (Original screenplay for the 1999 film)

by David Mackay (director); Rob Kerchner, Brendan Broderick, Kevin Bernhardt (screenwriters); Craig Sheffer, Jennifer Beals (starring)

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Published
1999
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Santa Monica, CA: Trimark Pictures, 1999. Draft script for the 1999 film. With a holograph ink notation to the front wrapper, and a single holograph ink notation to the verso of page 67. The sequel to the 1997 film. A group of people who have recently completed a therapy program designed to conquer fear of flying celebrate by taking… Read more
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Die Hard 2 (Original screenplay for the 1990 film)

by Renny Harlin (director); Doug Richardson (screenwriter); Walter Wager (novel); Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, Reginald VelJohnson (starring)

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Published
1989
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989. Shooting script for the 1990 film. With rainbow revision pages throughout. Sequel to the 1988 action thriller, based on the unrelated 1987 novel "58 Minutes" by Walter Wager. Two years after the Nakatomi Tower incident, hard-nosed cop John McClane returns to save Dulles International Airport from grenade-wielding ex-military mercenaries. Set in Washington, DC, and shot… Read more
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Another Part of the Forest (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

by Lillian Hellman (playwright); Michael Gordon (director); Vladimir Pozner (screenwriter); Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Dan Duryea (starring)

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Published
1947
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$675.00

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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1947. Revised First Draft script for the 1948 film. With faint holograph pencil annotations, and watermarked CONTRACT FILE COPY throughout. Based on the 1946 Broadway play, and a prequel to the 1941 film "The Little Foxes." In the fictional town of Bowden, Alabama, the wealthy Hubbard family holds onto their old-South prominence and prestige through… Read more
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The Birds II: Land's End (Original screenplay for the 1994 television film)

by Rick Rosenthal (director); Ken Wheat, Jim Wheat (screenwriters); Daphne du Maurier (novel); Brad Johnson, Chelsea Field, James Naughton, Tippi Hedren (starring)

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Published
1993
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Hollywood: MCA TV, 1993. Revised Draft script for the 1994 television film. Sequel to the 1963 film by Alfred Hitchcok. A family grieving the death of their son relocates to a summer house on a remote East Coast island, where flocks of birds begin to attack the town. Director Rick Rosenthal's dissatisfaction with the final film led him to remove… Read more
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The Bishop Murder Case (Original post-production screenplay for the 1930 film)

by Nick Grinde (director); Lenore J. Coffee (screenwriter); S. S. Van Dine (novel); Basil Rathbone, Leila Hyams (starring)

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Published
1929
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Culver City, CA: MGM, 1929. Post-Production Dialogue Cutting Continuity script for the 1930 film. Small holograph pencil notation to the front wrapper. Based on S. S. Van Dine's Philo Vance detective series. At an archery range, a dead body is found shot through the heart, with only a chess bishop left as a clue. In later years, Basil Rathbone… Read more
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Best of the Best 3 [Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back] (Original screenplay for the 1995 film)

by Phillip Rhee (director, starring); Barry Gray, Deborah Scott (screenwriters); Christopher McDonald, Gina Gershon (starring)

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Published
1994
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Los Angeles: The Movie Group, 1994. Second Draft script for the 1995 film, seen here under the working title "Best of the Best 3: Hard Right." The third film (out of four) in the "Best of the Best" series. A martial arts instructor joins forces with a small town schoolteacher to fight a white supremacist organization. Shot on location in Indiana… Read more
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Our Man Flint (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Daniel Mann (director); Hal Fimberg, Ben Starr (screenwriters); James Coburn, Gila Golan, Lee J. Cobb (starring)

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Published
1965
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965. Final Draft script for the 1966 film. Secret agent Derek Flint is a smooth-talking Renaissance man-martial arts master, polyglot, ballet dancer-who works for the international intelligence agency Z.O.W.I.E. When several fellow agents are discovered mysteriously murdered, his agency tasks Flint with finding and stopping the killers, leading him on a groovy wild goose chase across… Read more
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