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cover of Little Miss Marker (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

Little Miss Marker (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

by Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart, Lee Grant (starring); Walter Bernstein (director, screenwriter); Damon Runyon (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1980. Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 21 black and white photographs, and 9 gatherings of promotional reading material. A crooked, cantankerous bookie in 1930s Los Angeles is given a six-year-old little girl as collateral for a bet, and soon finds himself the child's sole caretaker. A remake… Read more
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The Lady Gambles (Original pressbook for the 1949 film noir)

by Michael Gordon (director); Roy Huggins, Halsted Welles (screenwriters); Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Preston, Stephen McNally (starring)

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Published
1949
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. A woman accompanies her reporter husband while he covers a story in Las Vegas, and develops a pernicious gambling addiction, even stealing from her husband's expense fund. Shot on location in Nevada. 12 pages, saddle stitched, 12 x 18 inches. Very Good plus,… Read more
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cover of Guys and Dolls (Original photograph of Jean Simmons and Joseph L. Mankiewicz on the set of the 1955 film)

Guys and Dolls (Original photograph of Jean Simmons and Joseph L. Mankiewicz on the set of the 1955 film)

by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine (starring); Ben Hecht (screenwriter); Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling (book); Frank Loesser (music)

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Published
1955
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N.p.: N.p., 1955. Vintage reference photograph taken on the set of the 1955 film, showing director Joseph L. Mankiewicz handing a cup of coffee to actress Jean Simmons. Provenance label on the verso, along with holograph ink annotations. Based on the 1950 Broadway musical, which was in turn based on Damon Runyon's short stories "The Idyll of… Read more
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cover of Mister Cory (Original photograph of Blake Edwards, Tony Curtis, and Martha Hyer on location for the 1957 film)

Mister Cory (Original photograph of Blake Edwards, Tony Curtis, and Martha Hyer on location for the 1957 film)

by Blake Edwards (director, screenwriter); Tony Curtis, Martha Hyer, Charles Bickford (starring)

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Published
1957
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Universal City: Universal-International, 1957. Vintage reference photograph from the 1957 film, showing Blake Edwards directing actors Tony Curtis and Martha Hyer on the set. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Blake Edwards' first directorial effort. An opportunistic busboy at a resort gambles his way into high society, where he falls in love with a wealthy but… Read more
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4 [Four] for Texas [Two for Texas] (Original photograph of Dean Martin and Ursula Andress from the 1963 film)

by Robert Aldrich (director, screenwriter); Teddi Sherman (screenwriter); Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson (starring)

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Published
1963
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$300.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1963. Vintage studio still photograph of Dean Martin and Ursula Andress from the 1963 film. Gambling, wenching, and struggles for control define this iconic Rat Pack film, with a stellar supporting cast including Victor Buono, Charles Bronson, Anita Ekberg, and Ursula Andress. Set in Galveston, Texas, shot on location in Red Rock… Read more
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cover of Tricheurs [Cheaters] (Original French program for the 1984 film)

Tricheurs [Cheaters] (Original French program for the 1984 film)

by Barbet Schroeder (director, screenwriter); Pascal Bonitzer, Steve Baes (screenwriters); Jacques Dutronc, Bulle Ogier (starring)

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Published
1984
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$125.00

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Paris: Les Films Galatee, 1984. Vintage French program for the 1984 film, with color film still photographs throughout. Text in French. Barbet Schroeder's brutal, funny, and unsentimental character study of two degenerate gamblers and lovers, destined to lose despite the help of a third, who devised a system to cheat the casinos. Beautifully shot by choreographer Rubby Muller. … Read more
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cover of Bay of Angels [La Baie des Anges] (Three original photographs from the 1963 film)

Bay of Angels [La Baie des Anges] (Three original photographs from the 1963 film)

by Jacques Demy (director, screenwriter); Raymond Cauchetier (photographer); Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers (starring)

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Published
1963
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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Three vintage reference photographs from the 1963 film, two borderless photographs of Jeanne Moreau and Claude Mann, and one photograph of Jacques Demy and Moreau on the set of the film. One with provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome" on verso. A young bank employee, Jean, encouraged by his friend to… Read more
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cover of Slither (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

Slither (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by James Caan, Peter Boyle, Sally Kellerman (starring); Howard Zieff (director); W.D. Richter (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1972. Draft script for the 1972 film, belonging to uncredited crew member J.T. Woods, with their name in holograph pencil on top of front wrapper, and with annotations in holograph marker of layout diagrams on recto and verso of front wrapper, and with names and a phone number in holograph ink, on verso of… Read more
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cover of River of No Return (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

River of No Return (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

by Otto Preminger (director); Frank Fenton (screenwriter); Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe (starring)

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Published
1954
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1954 Western film, showing actor Robert Mitchum. Loosely based on the 1948 Italian film "Bicycle Thieves." A woman hires a widowed ex-con and his son to help her navigate a river journey to search for her gambler husband. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. … Read more
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cover of Bob le Flambeur [Bob the Gambler] (Original oversize photograph from the 1956 French film noir)

Bob le Flambeur [Bob the Gambler] (Original oversize photograph from the 1956 French film noir)

by Jean-Pierre Melville (director, screenwriter); Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Guy Decomble (starring)

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Published
1956
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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Vintage oversize borderless reference photograph from the 1956 French film noir, showing actor Roger Duchesne surrounded by Gallic toughs. With holograph ink annotations to the verso. Faced with an unlucky streak and debts to pay, a former bank robber turned gambler plans a heist of the Deauville casino during Grand Prix weekend. A key… Read more
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cover of Poker Illustrated: "Soon Parted" (Manuscript scrapbook made by members of the Lancaster, Ohio Poker Club)

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Lancaster, OH: N.p., 1890. Original manuscript scrapbook of poker memorabilia, presented to the Lancaster, Ohio Poker Club by "two victims" of the club, identified as Ecaroh Nidri and Trebor Niarud (almost certainly pseudonyms) on the first page. Charmingly illustrated throughout with 14 original photographs of the club's members, as well as multiple tipped-in objects, including three gambling tokens, a… Read more
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cover of The Only Game In Town (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

The Only Game In Town (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

by George Stevens (director); Frank D. Gilroy (playwright, screenwriter); Elizabeth Taylor, Warren Beatty (starring)

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Published
1970
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1970. Vintage reference photograph from the 1970 film. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the 1968 play also by screenwriter Frank D. Gilroy. An aging, lovelorn Las Vegas chorus girl begins an affair with a musician with a compulsive gambling habit. Set in Las Vegas, and shot on… Read more
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cover of Guys and Dolls (Four original candid photographs of Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, director Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and composer Frank Loesser from the 1955 film)

Guys and Dolls (Four original candid photographs of Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, director Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and composer Frank Loesser from the 1955 film)

by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter); Ben Hecht (screenwriter); Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling (book); Frank Loesser (music); Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine (starring)

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Published
1955
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Four vintage candid reference photographs from the 1955 film, showing variously, actors Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, composer Frank Loesser, and director Joseph L. Mankiewicz on the set. The first photo, double weight, shows Marlon Brando, as Skye Masterson, surreally socking one of his gangster companions in the nose. … Read more
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cover of Casino (Two original photographs from the set of the 1995 film)

Casino (Two original photographs from the set of the 1995 film)

by Martin Scorsese (director, screenwriter); Nicholas Pileggi (book, screenwriter); Phil Caruso (photographer); Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King (starring)

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Published
1995
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1995. Two truly striking vintage reference photographs taken on the set of the 1995 film. With holograph pencil and ink annotations regarding layout and the printed label of the film's still photographer Phillip V. Caruso to the verso. Shown in the two photographs are Scorsese working with actors and crew on the expansive casino floor… Read more
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cover of Stranger Than Paradise (Original photograph from the 1984 film)

Stranger Than Paradise (Original photograph from the 1984 film)

by Jim Jarmusch (director, screenwriter); John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecelia Stark (starring)

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Published
1984
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Los Angeles: Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1984. Vintage reference photograph from the 1984 film, showing actors John Lurie and the mystical Eszter Balint. With a printed xerographically duplicated label affixed to the bottom right corner of the verso. Director Jim Jarmusch's first effort, "Permanent Vacation" (1980), was his final thesis at New York University's film school. As with… Read more
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cover of The Quarterback [Touchdown] (Original screenplay archive for the 1940 film, copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone)

The Quarterback [Touchdown] (Original screenplay archive for the 1940 film, copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone)

by H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Robert Pirosh (screenwriter); Wayne Morris, Virginia Dale, Lillian Cornell, Edgar Kennedy (starring)

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Published
1940
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1940. Final Draft script archive for the 1940 film, here under the working title "Touchdown." Copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone, with his name in holograph pencil annotation to the title page. Accompanying the script are a promotional book and several production documents, including a legal contract for the film, signed by Humberstone and… Read more
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cover of Ride, Kelly, Ride [Corncob Kelly's Benefit] (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

Ride, Kelly, Ride [Corncob Kelly's Benefit] (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

by Norman Foster (director); Peter B. Kyne (story); William Conselman Jr., Irving Cumming Jr. (screenwriters); Eugene Pallette, Marvin Stephens, Rita Quigley (starring)

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Published
1940
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1940. Final Draft script for the 1941 film, here under the working title "Corncob Kelly's Benefit." Production No. 301 and copy No. 105 rubber stamped on front wrapper, with FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. Single annotation, in holograph pencil, of two names on verso of page 119. Eight blue revision pages… Read more
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cover of Champagne Charlie (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

Champagne Charlie (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

by James Tinling (director); Allen Rivkin (screenwriter); Paul Cavanaugh, Helen Wood (starring)

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Published
1935
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Hollywood: Fox Film Corporation, 1935. Final Shooting Script for the 1936 film, with holograph pencil annotations on the front wrapper. Included with the script is a bound set of revisions and retakes, dated February 28, 1936, also with holograph pencil annotations on the front wrapper. A gambling rogue seduces rich women in order to use their dowries to… Read more
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cover of Footsteps in the Night [Night Target] (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

Footsteps in the Night [Night Target] (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Jean Yarbrough (director); Albert Band (story, screenwriter); Elwood Ullman (screenwriter); Bill Elliott, Don Haggerty, Eleanore Tanin (starring)

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Published
1956
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Hollywood: Allied Artists Productions, 1956. Draft script for the 1957 film noir, here under the working title "Night Target." A strike through the printed title and "Footsteps in the Night" and "1956" written in holograph ink on the wrapper with the name of an uncredited crew member written in holograph pencil on upper right of wrapper. The final… Read more
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cover of Chicago in the Roaring Twenties [The Bootleggers] (Original screenplay for the 1965 television movie)

Chicago in the Roaring Twenties [The Bootleggers] (Original screenplay for the 1965 television movie)

by Buddy Bregman (director); Jesse Lasky Jr., Pat Silver (screenwriters); Kenneth Allsop (book); David Healy, Suzanne Lloyd, Bill Kerr, Bridget Armstrong (starring)

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Published
1967
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London: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC], 1967. Final Draft script for the 1967 BBC television special "Chicago in the Roaring Twenties," seen here under the working title "The Bootleggers." Based on British broadcaster and naturalist Kenneth Allsop's 1961 book "The Bootleggers." A BBC special in which the infamous gangster Al Capone's Chicago mafia reign is illustrated in song… Read more
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