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Islands in the Stream (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Ernest Hemingway (novel); Franklin J. Schaffner (director); Denne Bart Petitclerc (screenwriter); George C. Scott, David Hemmings, Gilbert Roland, Susan Tyrrell (starring)

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1975
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1975. Final Draft script for the 1977 film. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, published posthumously in 1970, following three episodes in the life of a stoic, aging artist living in the British-controlled Bahamas. Set in the Bahamas, shot on location in Kaua'i, Hawaii. Green generic Paramount wrappers… Read more
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The Long, Hot Summer: A Time to Die (Original screenplay for the 1966 television episode)

by William Faulkner (novel, stories); Michael Zagor (screenwriter); Edmond O'Brien, Dan O'Herlihy, Roy Thinnes, Nancy Malone, Ruth Roman (starring)

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Published
1966
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox Television, 1966. Revised Final Draft script for the 21st episode of season one of the 1965-1966 television series, which originally aired on February 16, 1966 on ABC. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their name in holograph ink to the front wrapper. Based on the 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt, which… Read more
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Sylvia (Original three sheet poster from the 1965 film)

by Gordon Douglas (director); Howard Fast (novel); Sydney Goehm (screenwriter); Carroll Baker, George Maharis, Joanne Dru, Peter Lawford (starring)

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Published
1964
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1964. Vintage three sheet poster from the 1965 film. Based on the 1960 novel by Howard Fast, under the pseudonym E.V. Cunningham. California millionaire Frederic Summers (Peter Lawford) hires a private investigator (George Maharis) to investigate his fiance, poet Silvia West (Carroll Baker). What the PI uncovers is a shocking and sordid… Read more
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Out of Africa (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

by Sydney Pollack (director); Kurt Luedtke (screenwriter); Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer (starring)

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Published
1984
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Burbank, CA: Mirage Enterprises, 1984. Draft script for the 1985 film. Based on Karen Blixen's novel (writing as Isak Dinesen), and biographies of the author by Judith Thurman and Errol Trzebinski. A wealthy Danish woman marries a Swedish nobleman and moves to Nairobi to live with him, although their marriage is loveless, largely born of convenience. Abandoned… Read more
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The Games (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Michael Winner (director); Hugh Atkinson (novel); Erich Segal (screenwriter); Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp, Elaine Taylor (starring)

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Published
1968
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London: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968. Revised Draft script for the 1970 film. Copy belonging to crew member Bert Lea, with his name in holograph ink annotation to the title page. Playfully altered on the front wrapper with two images from the film. Based on the 1968 novel by Hugh Atkinson. The story of four marathon runners from different… Read more
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image of The Leopard [Il Gattopardo] (Original photograph of Burt Lancaster and Luchino Visconti on the set of the 1963 Italian film)

The Leopard [Il Gattopardo] (Original photograph of Burt Lancaster and Luchino Visconti on the set of the 1963 Italian film)

by Luchino Visconti (director); Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (novel); Pasquale Festa Campanile, Enrico Medioli, Massimo Franciosa, Suso Cecchi d'Amico (screenwriters); Alain Delon, Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale, Terence Hill (starring)

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Published
1963
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Luchino Visconti on location with actor Burt Lancaster and others while shooting the 1963 film. Stamp specific to the film's French release, including its "logo," on the verso. Based on Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's 1958 novel. Visconti's classic, spacious homage to the quiet death of the… Read more
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Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, and Roman Polanski from the set of the 1968 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter); Ira Levin (novel); Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon (starring)

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Published
1968
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1968. Vintage reference photograph from the set of the 1968 film, showing Roman Polanski with a camera crew, directing actors John Cassavetes and Mia Farrow. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. A seminal horror film, one of the best genre pictures ever made, from the… Read more
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image of Pierrot le Fou (Original photograph of Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina, and Jean-Paul Belmondo during filming on location for the 1965 French film)

Pierrot le Fou (Original photograph of Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina, and Jean-Paul Belmondo during filming on location for the 1965 French film)

by Jean-Luc Godard (director, screenwriter); Lionel White (novel); Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani (starring)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1965 French film, showing director Jean-Luc Godard with a shovel, patting the sand surrounding actors Anna Karina and Jean-Paul Belmondo, who are buried neck deep. Based on the 1962 novel "Obsession" by Lionel White, about an unhappily married man who goes on a traveling crime spree with an… Read more
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The Beast with Five Fingers (Original photograph of Robert Florey and Peter Lorre on the set of the 1946 film)

by Peter Lorre (starring); Robert Florey (director); Curt Siodmak (screenwriter); Mac Julian (photographer); W.F. Harvey (story); Robert Alda (starring)

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Published
1946
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1946. Vintage reference photograph of director Robert Florey arranging a shot with actor Peter Lorre on the set of the 1946 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a Warner Brothers stamp, the stamp of photographer Mac Julian, and a provenance stamp. Based on the 1919 short story by W.F.… Read more
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The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (Original photograph of Kim Novak on the set of the 1965 British film)

by Terence Young (director); Daniel Defoe (novel); Denis Cannan, Roland Kibbee (screenwriters); Kim Novak, Richard Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Vittorio De Sica (starring)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage reference photograph taken during filming on location for the 1965 film, showing actress Kim Novak changing from behind, while a wardrobe lady shields her front from the camera crew in the background. Stamp of London Express Pictures to the verso. Based on the 1722 novel by Daniel Defoe, about an English chambermaid who… Read more
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The Scapegoat (Original photograph of Daphne Du Maurier, Alec Guinness, and Nicole Maurey on the set of the 1959 film)

by Alec Guinness, Bette Davis (starring); Robert Hamer (director, screenwriter); Daphne Du Maurier (novel); Gore Vidal (screenwriter); Nicole Maurey, Irene Worth (starring)

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Published
1959
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1959. Vintage reference photograph of novelist Daphne Du Maurier and her husband, Sir Frederick Browning, visiting actors Alec Guinness and Nicole Maurey on the set of the 1959 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1957 novel by Du Maurier, about a lonely university professor who meets his… Read more
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image of Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (Original photograph of W.C. Fields, Norman Taurog, and Kent Taylor on the set of the 1934 film)

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (Original photograph of W.C. Fields, Norman Taurog, and Kent Taylor on the set of the 1934 film)

by Pauline Lord, ZaSu Pitts, W.C. Fields (starring); Norman Taurog (director); Alice Hegan Rice (novel); Anne Crawford Flexner (play); William Slavens McNutt, Jane Storm (screenwriters)

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Published
1934
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1934. Vintage keybook photograph taken during filming on location for the 1934 film, showing actor W.C. Fields leaning against a wall while in conversation with director Norman Taurog and actor Kent Taylor. Mimeo snipe to the verso, along with the approval stamp of the Advertising Advisory Council, date-stamped JUL 19 1934. Based on… Read more
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image of Cat Ballou (Original photograph of Jane Fonda and Elliot Silverstein on the set of the 1965 film)

Cat Ballou (Original photograph of Jane Fonda and Elliot Silverstein on the set of the 1965 film)

by Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin (starring); Elliot Silverstein (director); Roy Chanslor (novel); Walter Newman, Frank Pierson (screenwriters); Michael Callan, Nat King Cole (starring)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Elliot Silverstein talking with actress Jane Fonda between shots during filming on location for the 1965 film. Based on the 1956 novel "The Ballad of Cat Ballou" by Roy Chanslor. A woman hires a notorious sharpshooter to avenge her father's murder, only to discover that the gunslinger is… Read more
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image of Rachel, Rachel [Now I Lay Me Down] (Original photograph of Joanne Woodward and James Olson from the 1968 film)

Rachel, Rachel [Now I Lay Me Down] (Original photograph of Joanne Woodward and James Olson from the 1968 film)

by Paul Newman (director); Margaret Laurence (novel); Stewart Stern (screenwriter); Joanne Woodward, Estelle Parson, James Olson, Kate Harrington (starring)

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Published
1968
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Seven Arts, 1968. Vintage reference photograph of actors Joanne Woodward and James Olson during an amorous scene, with director Paul Newman and a camera crew to the left. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on Canadian writer Margaret Laurence's 1966 novel "A Jest of God," about the varied romantic and… Read more
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The Tenant (Original photograph of Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, and Philippe Sarde on the set of the 1976 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, starring); Roland Topor (novel); Gerard Brach (screenwriter); Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Roman Polanski moments after lighting actress Isabelle Adjani's cigarette on the set of the 1976 film, with composer Philippe Sarde looking on in the background. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1964 novel "Le locataire chimerique" by Roland Topor. The… Read more
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The Sun Also Rises (Original photograph of Darryl F. Zanuck on the set of the 1957 film)

by Henry King (director); Ernest Hemingway (novel); Peter Viertel (screenwriter); Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Errol Flynn (starring)

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Published
1957
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Vintage borderless reference photograph of producer Darryl F. Zanuck with a camera crew on the set of the 1957 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. A fairly faithful adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel, about a group of British and American expatriates in Paris who travel to Pamplona to watch… Read more
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Solaris (Original double-weight photograph from the 1972 film)

by Andrei Tarkovsky (director, screenwriter); Stanislaw Lem (novel); Fridrikh Gorenshteyn (screenwriter); Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jurl Jarvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy (starring)

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Published
1972
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London: VPS, 1972. Vintage double-weight borderless reference photograph from the 1972 film, showing actors Natalya Bondarchuk and Donatas Banionis. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, specific to the film's UK release. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1961 novel by Stanislaw Lem, about a psychologist who is sent… Read more
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Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1975 film)

by Pier Paolo Pasolini (director); Marquis de Sade (novel); Paolo Bonacelli, Aldo Valletti, Caterina Boratto, Elsa De Giorgi (starring)

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Published
1975
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1975. Collection of seven vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1975 Italian-French film. Three with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, specific to the film's German release. Four wealthy, corrupt libertines kidnap a group of teenagers from the Italian countryside and perform violent, sadistic acts of torture on them for four… Read more
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That Most Important Thing: Love [L'important c'est d'aimer] (Original oversize photograph of Romy Schneider and Fabio Testi from the 1975 film)

by Andrzej Zulawski (director, screenwriter); Christopher Frank (novel); Romy Schneider, Fabio Testi, Jacques Dutronc (starring)

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Published
1975
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N.p.: Excelsior, 1975. Vintage oversize borderless color reference photograph from the 1975 film. Stamp of Excelsior Films to the verso. Based on the 1972 novel "La Nuit americaine" by Christopher Frank. A photographer meets a failed actress who has resorted to appearing in porn films to make a living. Falling for her, he borrows money to mount… Read more
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The Punishment [La punition] (Original oversize photograph of Karin Schubert from the 1973 French film)

by Pierre-Alain Jolivet (director, screenwriter); Xaviere (novel); Richard Bohringer (screenwriter); Karin Schubert, Georges Geret, Amidou, Claudie Lange (starring)

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Published
1973
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Amsterdam: Stichting C.F.M. Filmverhuur, 1973. Vintage oversize double weight photograph from the 1973 French erotic film, showing actress Karin Schubert in a complex bondage outfit and tall black boots. Holograph ink and pencil annotations on the verso, along with the stamp of Dutch distributor Stitchting C.F.M. Filmverhuur. Based on the 1971 novel. A call girl is punished… Read more
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