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The Revolt of the Slaves (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Malasomma, Nunzio (director); Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (novel); Stefano Strucchi, Duccio Tessari (screenwriters); Rhonda Fleming, Lang Jeffries, Ettore Manni, Fernando Rey, Serge Gainsbourg (starring)

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Published
1960
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$65.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1960. Collection of ten vintage studio still photographs from the 1960 film. "The Revolt of the Slaves" is based on the 1854 novel "Fabiola, or the Church of the Catacombs" by English Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman and set in 4th century AD Rome during Christian persecution under Roman Emperor Diocletian. Claudia (Rhonda… Read more
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The Postman Always Rings Twice (Original double weight photograph of Lana Turner and John Garfield talking with director Tay Garnett, from the set of the 1946 film)

by Garnett, Tay (director); James M. Cain (novel); Harry Ruskin, Niven Busch (screenwriters); Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway (starring)

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Published
1946
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$875.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Vintage double weight reference photograph of director Tay Garnett discussing a scene with Lana Turner and an intent James Garfield on the set of the 1946 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. Based on the 1934 novel by James M. Cain. Remade in 1981 in a grim, nihilistic adaptation by David… Read more
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$875.00
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Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Roman Polanski and Mia Farrow from the set of the 1968 film)

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

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Published
1968
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Vintage reference photograph of Roman Polanski and Mia Farrow in front of the flagship Tiffany & Co. store on Fifth Ave, New York City, during the filming of the 1968 film. Based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. A seminal horror film, one of the best genre pictures ever made, from the earliest days… Read more
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$475.00
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The Man Who Could Work Miracles (Original photograph of Roland Young from the 1936 film)

by Mendes, Lothar (director); H.G. Wells (screenwriter, story); Lajos Biro (screenwriter); Roland Young, Joan Gardner, Ralph Richardson (starring)

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Published
1936
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$15.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1936. Vintage studio still photograph of actor Roland Young from the 1936 British film. Based on screenwriter H.G. Wells' 1898 short story, following a skeptical British man who suddenly realizes that he has been granted godlike powers. Set in England, partially shot on location in San Francisco. … Read more
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$15.00
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The Soldier and the Lady (Original photograph of Elizabeth Allan and Fay Bainter from the 1937 film)

by Nicholls Jr., George (director); Jules Verne (novel); Mortimer Offner, Anthony Veiller, Anne Morrison Chapin (screenwriters); Anton Walbrook, Elizabeth Allan, Margot Grahame (starring)

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Published
1937
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$15.00

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Santa Monica, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1937. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1937 film, showing actors Elizabeth Allan and Fay Bainter. Based on the 1876 novel "Michel Strogoff", following a Russian courier as he travels cross-country to deliver a message to the troops on the Tartar battlefront. Set in Russia. 10 x 8… Read more
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$15.00
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Snowbound (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Pronzini, Bill (novel); David Yates (director); Christopher Knopf (screenwriter)

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Published
1974
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1974. First Draft script for an unproduced film. With extensive annotations in holograph ink throughout, noting substantive revisions. Based on Bill Pronzini's 1974 novel, wherein a small town's entire population is cut off from the outside world by a massive blizzard, unaware that three professional killers are trapped in their midst. Set in… Read more
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$225.00
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[Armistead Maupin's] Tales of the City (Original screenplay for the 1993 television series, with annotations by costume designer)

by Maupin, Armistead (novels); Alastair Reid (director); Richard Kramer (screenplay); Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney (starring)

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Published
1993
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: DDF Films, 1993. Revised Draft script for the 1993 television series, which debuted in the UK on Channel 4 in 1993, and in the US on PBS in January, 1994. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, with her holograph ink and pencil annotations to several pages. From the collection of costume designer Molly Maginnis.… Read more
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$375.00
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Fail Safe (Original screenplay for the 2000 television film, signed by cast and crew)

by Clooney, George; Richard Dreyfuss, Harvey Keitel, Noah Wyle, Walter Cronkite (starring); Stephen Frears (director); Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler (novel); Walter Bernstein (screenwriter)

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Published
2000
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$675.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 2000. Revised Draft script for the 2000 television film, originally aired as a live broadcast on April 9 on CBS. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the title pages by members of the cast and crew, including director Stephen Frears and actors George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Richard Dreyfuss, Walter Cronkite, Sam… Read more
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$675.00
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Le Novelle Della Pescara (Three original screenplays for an unproduced television series)

by D'Annunzio, Gabriele (novel); Cesare Zavattini, Pasquale Prunas, Vittorio De Sica (screenwriters)

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Published
1974
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$275.00

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Rome: Aquila Cinematografica, 1974. Two Draft scripts and one treatment script for an unproduced television miniseries, bound together in a black binder. Text in English. Loosely based on Italian writer Gabriele D'Annunzio's 1902 collection "De Novelle Della Pescara." A triad of violent, often romantic fables about three women--a nun whose downfall is desire, a widow who begins a… Read more
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$275.00
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The Hostage Tower (Original screenplay for the 1980 television film)

by MacLean, Alistair (novel); Claudio Guzman (director); Robert Carrington, John Denis (screenwriters); Peter Fonda, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maud Adams (starring)

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Published
1979
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Final Draft script for the 1980 film. With a single holograph pencil annotation to the title page noting a telephone number. Based on Alistair MacLean's novel, which was written deliberately for adaptation to film, wherein a criminal mastermind plots to blow up the Eiffel Tower and murder the US President's mother unless his ransom… Read more
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$225.00
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Haunted Summer (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Mary Shelley (subject); Ivan Passer (director); Lewis John Carlino (screenwriter); Anne Edwards (novel); Philip Anglim, Laura Dern, Alice Krige, Eric Stoltz, Alex Winter (starring)

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Published
1985
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Second Draft script for the 1988 film. Based on Anne Edwards' 1972 novel, recreating the infamous summer of 1816 in which Lord Byron, Mary and Percy Shelley, and Byron's ex-lover Claire Clairmont spend the summer at Byron's villa, a vacation which quickly dissolves into copious laudanum use, sex, and psychological manipulation. Set at… Read more
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$350.00
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Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

by King, Henry (director); Ferdinand Reyher (novel); Allan Scott and Maxwell Shane (screenwriters); Jean Peters, David Wayne, Hugh Marlowe, Albert Dekker (starring)

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Published
1951
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951. Shooting Final Draft script for the 1952 film. Brief annotations in holograph pencil on a few pages. Based on Ferdinand Reyher's 1946 novel, about a barber (Wayne) at the turn of the century, watching his small town grow around him. He tries to shield his wife, Nellie (Peters), from the outside world,… Read more
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$125.00
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The Frozen Ghost (Post-production script for the 1945 film and the trailer)

by Young, Harold (director), Bernard Schubert, Luci Ward (screenwriters); Harrison Carter (story writer); Lon Chaney, Milburn Stone (starring)

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Published
1944
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$75.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. Post-production Continuity & Dialogue script for the 1945 film. The fourth entry in Universal's six-film "Inner Sanctum" series, released to theaters between 1943 and 1945. White studio self wrappers, dated October 6, 1044, noting 6 reels. Mimeograph duplication. Near Fine. Accompanied by the Continuity & Dialogue for the trailer.… Read more
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[Inner Sanctum] The Frozen Ghost (Original screenplay for the 1945 film)

by Chaney, Lon (starring); Harold Young (director); Bernard Schubert, Luci Ward (screenwriter); Harry Sucher, Harrison Carter (story writer); Milburn Stone (starring)

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Published
1944
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$375.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. First Draft script for the 1945 film. The fourth entry in Universal's six-film "Inner Sanctum" series, released to theaters between 1943 and 1945. Gray card titled wrappers, dated February 29, 1944, with credits for story writers Sucher and Carter. 99 leaves, ribbon copy typescript on yellow stock. Pages Near Fine,… Read more
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The Wrong Box (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Forbes, Bryan (director); Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne (novel); Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove (screenwriters); John Mills, Ralph Richardson, Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore (starring)

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Published
1965
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$675.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Early Draft script for the 1965 British comedy film. Based on the 1889 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne. In 1818, the parents of 20 boys establish a tontine, a fund to go to the last surviving boy. It is now 1882 and only 2 elderly brothers are left, Joseph (Ralph… Read more
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The Last Good Kiss (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Hill, Walter (screenwriter); James Crumley (novel)

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Published
1979
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$550.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Draft script for an unproduced film, likely a first draft. Based on the acclaimed 1978 novel by James Crumley. After Walter Hill's critical and commercial success with "Warriors" (1979), and the critical success of "The Long Riders" (1980), he focused his energies on adapting "The Last Good Kiss," in which he was hoping to cast… Read more
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$550.00
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Deadlier Than the Male [Female of the Species] (Original screenplay for the 1967 film)

by Thomas, Ralph (director); H. C. McNeile, Gerard Fairlie (novels, short stories); Jimmy Sangster, David D. Osborn, Liz Charles-Williams (screenwriters); Richard Johnson, Elke Sommer, Sylva Koscina, Nigel Green (starring)

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Published
1965
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$475.00

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London: National Film Corporation, 1965. Second Draft script for the 1967 film, here under the working title "Female of the Species." Based on the adventurer character Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, which appeared in 24 novels and short stories, beginning with "Bull-Dog Drummond" (1920), created by H. C. McNeile under the pseudonym Sapper, and continued after his death, from… Read more
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Sons and Lovers (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

by Lawrence, D.H. (novel); Trever Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure (starring); Jack Cardiff (director); Gavin Lambert, T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriters)

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Published
1959
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$1,250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1959. Shooting script for the 1960 film. Title annotated on the right edge of the front wrapper in holograph pencil and copy number "36" annotated on title page above title in holograph ink. Based on the 1913 novel by D.H. Lawrence. An excellent and beautifully filmed adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's semi-autobiographical novel wherein… Read more
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Blow-Up (Original photograph of Veruschka from the 1966 film)

by Antonioni, Michelangelo (director, screenwriter); Julio Cortazar (short story); Arthur Evans (still photographer); Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond (screenwriter); David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles (starring)

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Published
1966
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$250.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage borderless photograph of model Veruschka von Lehndorff in her famous five-minute scene from the 1966 film. Inspired by the 1959 short story "Las Babas del Diablo" by Julio Cortazar. Michelangelo Antonioni's first English-language film, marking the beginning of the final phase of his work, co-produced by companies in Italy, the United States and… Read more
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The Thunderstorm (Original lobby card for the 1970s re-release of the 1957 film)

by Lee, Bruce (starring); Wui Ng (director); Yu Cao (play); Kang Cheng (screenwriter); Pak Yin, Dun Lo, Ying Cheung (starring)

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Published
1973
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$75.00

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Hong Kong: Huaqiao Film, 1973. Vintage lobby card for the circa 1970s re-release of the 1957 film, after star Bruce Lee's rise to prominence in Hong Kong cinema. Based on the 1934 play "Thunderstorm" by Cao Yu, about the psychological damage a wealthy and corrupt businessman inflicts on his family. A landmark of Chinese theatre and a… Read more
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