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cover of Home from the Hill (Original oversize photograph of Vincente Minnelli directing George Hamilton from the 1960 film)

Home from the Hill (Original oversize photograph of Vincente Minnelli directing George Hamilton from the 1960 film)

by Vincente Minnelli (director); William Humphrey (novel); Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch (screenwriters); Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard (starring)

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1960
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Burbank, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1960. Vintage oversize borderless reference photograph of Vincente Minnelli directing George Hamilton on the set of the 1960 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1958 novel by William Humphrey, following the exploits of the influential, corrupt Hunnicutt family in their small east Texas town. Set in… Read more
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cover of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Original screenplay from the 1945 film)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Original screenplay from the 1945 film)

by Elia Kazan (director); Betty Smith (novel); Tess Siesinger, Frank Davis (screenwriters); James Dunn, Joan Blondell, Peggy Ann Garner (starring)

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Published
1944
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. Final Shooting script from the 1945 film. With credit on the title page for screenwriter Anita Loos, who would go uncredited in the final film. Based on the classic 1943 coming-of-age novel by Betty Smith. Nominated for Best Screenplay, and James Dunn won for Best Supporting Actor. Peggy Ann Garner was also… Read more
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cover of Dein Herz ist meine Heimat [Your Heart is My Homeland] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

Dein Herz ist meine Heimat [Your Heart is My Homeland] (Original program for the 1953 German film)

by Thea von Harbou (screenwriter); Richard Haussler (director); Irmgard Wurmbrand (novel); Inge Egger, Viktor Staal, Erwin Ray, Heinrich Gretler (starring)

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Published
1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage program for the 1953 German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1947 novel "Tauerngold" by Irmgard Wurmbrand. A young teacher is sexually assaulted by a wealthy sawmill owner, and later learns that she is pregnant. In order to save her from shame, her assaulter's brother agrees to marry her, and… Read more
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cover of Regina Amstetten (Original program for the 1954 German film)

Regina Amstetten (Original program for the 1954 German film)

by Kurt Neumann (director); Ernst Wiechert (novel); Kurt E. Walter (screenwriter); Luise Ullrich, Carl Raddatz, Carl Esmond (starring)

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Published
1954
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N.p.: N.p., 1954. Vintage program for the 1954 German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1932 novel by Ernst Wiechert. A widowed woman falls in love with a piano player and spends the night with him out of wedlock, only for him to die shortly thereafter in a car accident. She discovers that she… Read more
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cover of Das Mädchen vom Pfarrhof [The Girl of the Vicarage] (Original program for the 1955 Austrian film)

Das Mädchen vom Pfarrhof [The Girl of the Vicarage] (Original program for the 1955 Austrian film)

by Alfred Lehner (director); Ludwig Anzengruber (play); Hans Schott-Schöbinger (novel); Kurt Eigl (screenwriter); Helene Thimig, Ernst Hofbauer, Waltraut Haas (starring)

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Published
1955
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N.p.: Farbfilm, 1955. Vintage program for the 1955 Austrian film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1870 play "Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld" by Ludwig Anzengruber. An orphaned girl starts working as a maid for a kind young pastor, but their close relationship soon raises suspicions of impropriety in their small town. 7.25 x 10.5… Read more
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cover of The Brides of Fu Manchu (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

The Brides of Fu Manchu (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Heinz Drache (starring); Sax Rohmer (characters); Don Sharp (director); Harry Alan Towers as Peter Welbeck (screenwriter)

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Published
1965
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London: Fu Manchu Films Ltd, 1965. Revised Draft script for the 1966 film, with line annotations in holograph red pencil throughout, and one annotation in holograph ink. Based on the Fu Manchu novel series by Sax Rohmer. The second of five films in producer Harry Alan Towers' Fu Manchu series, starring Christopher Lee as the legendary supervillian.… Read more
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cover of Fourteen Hours (Original screenplay for the 1951 film noir)

Fourteen Hours (Original screenplay for the 1951 film noir)

by Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Richard Basehart, Agnes Moorehead, Howard da Silva (starring); Henry Hathaway (director); Joel Sayre (short story); John Paxton (screenwriter)

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Published
1950
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Revised Final draft script for the 1951 film, copy belonging to actor Robert Keith, with annotations in holograph pencil of his name on the distribution page, vertical lines on pages 77-81 (where Keith's character of Paul E. Cosick is introduced in the script), and the number "6" on the title page. Based on… Read more
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cover of Dodsworth (Original photograph of Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, and William Wyler on the set of the 1936 film)

Dodsworth (Original photograph of Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, and William Wyler on the set of the 1936 film)

by William Wyler (director); Sidney Howard (play, screenwriter); Sinclair Lewis (novel); Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor (starring)

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Published
1936
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N.p.: N.p., 1936. Vintage reference photograph of director William Wyler and actors Walter Huston and Ruth Chatterton on the set of the 1936 film. Based on the 1934 play by Sidney Howard, based in turn on the 1929 novel by Sinclair Lewis. A recently retired automobile magnate and his frivolous wife take an extended trip to Europe,… Read more
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cover of The Good Die Young (Original photograph of Gloria Grahame and Lewis Gilbert on the set of the 1954 film)

The Good Die Young (Original photograph of Gloria Grahame and Lewis Gilbert on the set of the 1954 film)

by Lewis Gilbert (director, screenwriter); Richard Macaulay (novel); Vernon Harris (screenwriter); Laurence Harvey, Gloria Grahame, Richard Basehart, Joan Collins (starring)

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Published
1954
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1954. Vintage studio still photograph from the set of the 1954 film, showing director Lewis Gilbert and a camera crew setting up a shot with Gloria Grahame. Based on the 1953 novel by Richard Macaulay, about four desperate men who meet in a pub and decide to rob a post office. The… Read more
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cover of Kramer Versus [Vs.] Kramer (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

Kramer Versus [Vs.] Kramer (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Robert Benton (director, screenwriter); Avery Corman (novel); Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams (starring)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Revised Fourth Draft script for the 1979 film. Copy belonging to noted New York Times theatre critic and cultural writer Mel Gussow, with his name in holograph ink on the title page, along with a notation indicating copy No. 47. Based on Avery Corman's 1977 novel, about a divorced couple fighting a custody battle… Read more
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cover of True Confessions (Original screenplay for the 1981 neo-noir film)

True Confessions (Original screenplay for the 1981 neo-noir film)

by Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall (starring); John Gregory Dunne (screenwriter, novel); Joan Didion (screenwriter); Ulu Grosbard (director); Charles Durning (starring)

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Published
1979
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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Third Draft script for the 1981 film. Annotation in holograph ink on the front wrapper, noting copy No. 56. Laid in with the script is a letter from director Ulu Grosbard's office to noted New York Times theatre critic Mel Gussow, dated December 10, 1979, introducing the script. Based on the 1977 novel by… Read more
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cover of Creepshow (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

Creepshow (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Stephen King (screenwriter, starring); George A. Romero (director); Hal Holbrook, Ed Harris, Ted Danson, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen, E.G. Marshall

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Published
1979
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1979. First Draft script for the 1982 film, "Creepshow," directed by George A. Romero, written for the screen by Stephen King, and starring King, Ed Harris, Ted Danson, and Leslie Nielsen. An early draft, with the Laurel Group address on the title page. The Laurel Group was sold the film rights by Films… Read more
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cover of Missing (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

Missing (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Costa-Gavras (director, screenwriter); Donald Stewart, John Nichols (screenwriters); Thomas Hauser (book); Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron (starring)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Final Draft script for the 1982 film. Based on the 1978 book "The Execution of Charles Horman: An American Sacrifice," about a father searching for his missing son in the aftermath of the Chilean military coup of 1973. Nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Screenplay. Winner of the Palme d'Or. … Read more
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cover of Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

Lorna Doone (Original screenplay for the 1951 film, presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

by Barbara Hale, Richard Greene (starring); Phil Karlson (director); R.D. Blackmore (novel); George Bruce, Jesse Lasky Jr., Richard Schayer (screenwriters)

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Published
1946
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Culver City, CA: Edward Small Productions, 1946. First Estimating script for the 1951 film. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name on the bottom right corner of the front board. Based on the classic 1869 novel by R.D. Blackmore, about a young woman whose… Read more
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cover of Modesty Blaise (Original photograph of Terence Stamp and Monica Vitti from the 1966 film)

Modesty Blaise (Original photograph of Terence Stamp and Monica Vitti from the 1966 film)

by Joseph Losey (director); Peter O'Donnell, Jim Holdaway (comic); Norman Hargood (photographer); Evan Jones (screenwriter); Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde (starring)

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Published
1966
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966. Vintage reference photograph of Terence Stamp and Monica Vitti from the 1966 film. "20th Century Fox Film Corp." stamp on verso. Based on the British comic strip which originally appeared in 1963. Modesty Blaise, a former criminal mastermind occasionally employed by the Secret Service, must protect a shipment of diamonds en route… Read more
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cover of The Revelations of Dr. Modesto (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

The Revelations of Dr. Modesto (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Alan Harrington (novel); Tony Bill, Vernon Zimmerman (screenwriters)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: Biplane Cinematograph Productions, 1969. Draft script for an unproduced film, written by Tony Bill and Vernon Zimmerman. Actor, director, and producer Bill, has worked in Hollywood for 45 years, and in 1974 won an Academy Award for Best Picture as a producer of "The Sting." Screenwriter and director Zimmerman has worked in film in television for four decades,… Read more
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cover of Modesty Blaise (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

Modesty Blaise (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde (starring); Joseph Losey (director); Peter O'Donnell, Jim Holdaway (comic); Norman Hargood (photographer); Evan Jones (screenwriter)

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Published
1966
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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1966 film. Based on the British comic strip which originally appeared in 1963. Modesty Blaise, a former criminal mastermind occasionally employed by the Secret Service, must protect a shipment of diamonds en route to a small Middle Eastern kingdom from a crime syndicate. Monica Vitti's first English-speaking role.… Read more
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cover of The Prodigal (Original photograph from the 1955 film)

The Prodigal (Original photograph from the 1955 film)

by Lana Turner (starring); Richard Thorpe (director); Joseph Breen, Samuel James Larsen, Maurice Zimm (screenwriters); Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern (starring)

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Published
1954
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1954. Vintage double weight reference photograph from the 1955 film, showing uncredited actresses Marjorie May, Patrizia Magurno, Alice Arzoumanian, Nancy Chudacoff, Bobbie White, Barbara White, Vera Francis, Jeanette Miller, Aen-Ling Chow, Marion Ross, Sheela Fenton, and Jolene Bufkin posed around a ladder. Mimeo snipe and Advertising Code Administration stamp on the verso. Based… Read more
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cover of Predator [A Time of Predators] (Archive of material for an unproduced film, circa 1971-1972)

Predator [A Time of Predators] (Archive of material for an unproduced film, circa 1971-1972)

by Joe Gores (novel); Frank Conroy (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Archive of material for an unproduced film, dated variously between 1971 and 1972, including one First Draft script, one Revised Second Draft script with holograph ink annotations noting substantive revisions and deletions, one typed letter from screenwriter Frank Conroy, and eighteen handwritten revision pages, with corresponding printed pages addressing the revisions. Based on the… Read more
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cover of Salomé (Original photograph of Theda Bara from the 1918 silent film)

Salomé (Original photograph of Theda Bara from the 1918 silent film)

by Theda Bara (starring); J. Gordon Edwards (director); Adrian Johnson (screenwriter); G. Raymond Nye, Alan Roscoe, Bertram Grassby (starring)

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Published
1918
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Los Angeles: Fox Film Corporation, 1918. Vintage reference photograph from the lost 1918 film, showing noted silent era actress Theda Bara in costume as Salomé, barefoot, wearing several strings of pearls. Fox Film Corporation stamp on the verso. A controversial but nevertheless successful film, and one of the roles for which Bara became best-known, based on the… Read more
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