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Fahrenheit 451 (Collection of eight original British front-of-house cards from the 1966 film)

by Truffaut, Francois (director, screenwriter); Ray Bradbury (novel); Jean-Louis Richard (screenwriter); Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack (starring)

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1966
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N.p.: Universal International Pictures, 1966. Collection of eight vintage full-color British front-of-house cards from the 1966 film. Each with stamps on the verso reading "Girosign Ltd." and "393". Based on the 1953 novel by Ray Bradbury. Set in and shot on location in England. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good only, with some creasing to… Read more
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Pickpocket (Two original photographs from the 1959 film)

by Bresson, Robert (director, screenwriter); Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pelegri (starring)

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Published
1959
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N.p.: Agence D E B., 1959. Two vintage French borderless studio still photographs from the 1959 film, one of Martin LaSalle and one of Jean Pelegri. Mimeo snipe on verso, one with annotations on verso. Bresson's first wholly original screenplay, as opposed to one adapted from existing material, perhaps the finest of his many films, and… Read more
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The Lovers [Les Amants] (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Malle, Louis (director); Dominique Vivant (novel); Louise de Vilmorin (screenwriter); Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory (starring)

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Published
1958
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Paris: Nouvelles Editions de Films, 1958. French language draft script for the 1958 film. Based on the 1777 erotic novel "Point de Lendemain" by Dominique Vivant, released in the US as "The Lovers." Louis Malle's second film, about a wealthy woman who becomes bored with both her emotionally distant husband and her lover, and… Read more
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The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (Original photograph of Jean-Luc Godard from the set of the 1964 film)

by Godard, Jean-Luc (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1964
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N.p.: Primex Films, 1964. Vintage borderless photograph of Jean-Luc Godard in Morocco from the 1964 film. French mimeo snipe on the verso. An anthology film featuring five stories about swindlers around the world. Godard's segment stars Jean Seberg as a journalist accused of passing fake currency, who then tracks down and interviews the counterfeiter, in the… Read more
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Cleo from 5 to 7 (Original photograph from the set of the 1962 film)

by Varda, Agnes (director, screenwriter); Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray (starring)

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Published
1962
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Paris: Cine Tamaris, 1962. Vintage borderless photograph of Agnes Varda on the set of the 1962 film. "Collection G. Troussier" stamp on the verso. Agnes Varda, an important and influential French director, writer, and artist, uses both documentary style realism and experimental film techniques to explore issues of feminism and social justice. A colleague of Alain… Read more
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$400.00
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The Soft Skin (Original photograph from the 1964 film)

by Truffaut, Francois (director, screenwriter); Raymond Cauchetier (still photographer); Jean-Louis Richard (screenwriter); Jean Desailly, Francoise Dorleac, Nelly Benedetti (starring)

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Published
1964
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Paris: Les Films du Carrosse, 1964. Vintage oversize, borderless photograph from the 1964 French film. Holograph pencil annotations on the verso noting the name of the film and photographer. Legendary director and French New Wave auteur Francois Truffaut's fourth film, about a seemingly happily married literary scholar who begins an affair with an airline stewardess. … Read more
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Leda [A Double Tour] (Original photograph of Antonella Lualdi on the set of the 1959 film)

by Chabrol, Claude (director, screenwriter); Stanley Ellin (novel); Jacques Six (still photographer); Paul Gegauff (screenwriter); Antonella Lualdi, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Bernadette Lafont, Madeleine Robinson (starring)

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Published
1959
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Rome: Panitalia, 1959. Vintage borderless candid photograph of Antonella Lualdi and members of the film crew on the set of the 1959 film. With a stamp for photographer Jacques Six and mimeo snipe to the verso. A wealthy vintner finds it difficult to balance the demands of his wife, his children, his best friend, and his… Read more
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Hiroshima mon amour (Original press photograph from the 1959 film)

by Resnais, Alain (director); Marguerite Duras (screenwriter); Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud (starring)

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Published
1959
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Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: Argos Films, 1959. Vintage press photograph from the 1959 film, showing actors Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada posing with a group beneath the exterior of the fictional "New Hiroshima Hotel". With a stamp for Cinemonde Archives and holograph pencil annotations regarding layout to the verso. The set of the "New Hiroshima Hotel", a key element in… Read more
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The Machine (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Malle, Louis, Pierre Kast (screenwriters)

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Published
1968
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London: Winkast Film Productions, 1968. Treatment script (noted in script as "Preliminary screenplay") for an unproduced film. Undated, date gathered from The French Film Library BiFi. From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose best known credits include "The Long Goodbye" (Robert Altman, 1973), "The Missouri Breaks" (Arthur Penn, 1976), and "Heat" (Michael Mann, 1996). Three… Read more
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Le Beau Serge (Two original photographs from the 1958 film)

by Chabrol, Claude (director, screenwriter); Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michele Meritz, Claude Cerval (starring)

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Published
1958
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Paris: Ajym Films, 1958. Two vintage borderless photographs featuring Bernadette Lafont and Jean-Claude Brialy from the 1958 film. With a rubber stamp on the verso of each. Director Claude Chabrol's first film. Francois (Jean-Claude Brialy) returns to his home-town after a long absence to find his friend Serge (Gerard Blain) depressed, an alcoholic, and mourning the death… Read more
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Les noces rouges [Wedding in Blood] (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Chabrol, Claude (director, screenwriter); Stephane Audran, Michel Piccoli, Claude Pieplu (starring)

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Published
1973
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Paris: Les Films la Boetie, 1973. Draft script for the 1973 film noir. SIGNED by director Claude Chabrol on the title page. Text in French. A torrid, bourgeois crime drama set in a small French village, where desire and death convene as tension escalates behind closed doors. When the town's boorish Gaullist mayor discovers his wife and… Read more
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Band of Outsiders [Bande a Part] (Original photograph from the set of the 1964 film)

by Godard, Jean-Luc (director); Dolores Hitchens (novel, screenwriter); Anna Karina, Daniele Girard, Louisa Colpeyn (starring)

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Published
1964
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Paris: Columbia Films / Anouchka Films / Orsay Films, 1964. Vintage borderless photograph of actors Sami Frey, Anna Karina, and Claude Brasseur rehearsing the 1964 film's iconic dance sequence, which they did daily for a month prior to shooting. With holograph annotations and agency stamps on the verso. An outrageous and comical crime film, which Godard himself described… Read more
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The Creatures (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Varda, Agnes (director, screenwriter); Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli (starring)

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Published
1966
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Paris: Parc Film, 1966. Vintage borderless photograph of director Agnes Varda and actor Catherine Deneuve on the set of the 1966 film. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. A writer and his pregnant wife, mute from a car accident, move to a remote village while he works on a novel. Fantasy and reality, fact and fiction,… Read more
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Les gauloises bleues (Original keybook contact print photographs from the 1969 film)

by Cournot, Michel (director, screenwriter); Pierre Zucca (still photographer); Annie Girardot, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Nella Bielski, Bruno Cremer (starring)

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Published
1969
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Paris: Les Films 13, 1969. Collection of 38 original keybook contact print photographs from the 1969 French film. Color and black-and-white contact prints of small and medium format transparencies, several printed in Agfa photo paper, most with 36 images per print, amounting to over 1300 images of starring actors Girardot and Kalfon, child actors, and a few of the… Read more
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One Plus [+] One [Sympathy for the Devil] (Two original photographs from the set of the 1968 film documentary)

by Godard, Jean-Luc (director, screenwriter); Sean Lynch, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Charlie WAtts, Bill Wyman, Anne Wiazemsky, Frankie Dymon (starring)

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Published
1968
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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Two vintage borderless photographs from the set of the 1968 French experimental film mixing documentary with surreal imagery and fictitious characters. With mimeo snipe on one and holograph annotations on the other. From the last scene of the film featuring "Eve Democracy," a graffiti artist played by Anne Wiazemsky who is followed by… Read more
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Shoot the Piano Player [Tirez sur le pianiste] (Original double weight photograph from the 1960 film)

by Truffaut, Francois (director, screenwriter); David Goodis (novel); Raymond Cauchetier (still photographer); Marcel Moussy(screenwriter); Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michele Mercier, Serge Davri, Claude Mansard (starring)

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Published
1960
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Paris: Les Films de la Pleiade, 1960. Vintage oversize borderless double weight photograph of Charles Aznavour and Michele Mercier from the 1960 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. Aznavour spends half his time playing saloon piano and half his time on the run in this early Truffaut masterpiece, one of the great French noirs, based… Read more
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Contempt [Le Mepris] (Original double weight photograph from the 1963 film)

by Godard, Jean-Luc (director, screenwriter); Alberto Moravia (novel); Aldo Durazzi (still photographer); Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Giorgia Moll (starring)

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Published
1963
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Paris: Les Films Concordia, 1963. Vintage oversize borderless double weight photograph of Brigitte Bardot and Michel Piccoli on the set of the 1963 film. With the stamp of photographer Aldo Durazzi and a press agency stamp on the verso. Godard's lush Technicolor landmark that transformed Brigitte Bardot from a sex symbol into an art object, while… Read more
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Bed and Board [Domicile Conjugal] (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

by Truffaut, Francois (director, screenwriter); Claude de Givray, Bernard Revon (screenwriters); Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claud Jade, Hiroko Berghauer, Barbara Laage (starring)

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Published
1970
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Paris: Les Films du Carrosse, 1970. Vintage borderless photograph from the set of the 1970 film. With credits and Cinestar agency stamps, and "Cinestar" in holograph ink on the verso. The fourth in Truffaut's five film series about the character Antoine Doinel. Christine (Clause Jade) and Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud) are expecting their first child when… Read more
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Vivre sa vie (Collection of four original photographs from the 1962 film)

by Godard, Jean-Luc (director, screenwriter); Marcel Sacotte (novel); Anna Karina, Sandy Rebbot, Andre S. Labarthe, Gerard Hoffman (starring)

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Published
1962
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Paris: Les Films de la Pleiade, 1962. Collection of four vintage borderless photographs from the 1962 film. With holograph annotations and rubber stamps on the versos. Based in part on the nonfiction study "Ou en est la prostitution" by Marcel Sacotte, who also contributed to the screenplay. Godard's least "intellectual" film is also one of his… Read more
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Jules and Jim (Original photograph from the 1962 film)

by Truffaut, Francois (director, screenwriter); Henri-Pierre Roche (novel); Jean Gruault (screenwriter); Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre (starring)

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Published
1962
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Paris: Les Films du Carrosse, 1962. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1962 film, showing the film's principal characters Catherine, Jim, and Jules playing dominoes around a table, as seen through the window of their cottage. Based on Henri-Pierre Roche's 1953 novel of the same name, a story of a love triangle set in France throughout the First World… Read more
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