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The Great Bank Robbery (Original photograph taken on the set of the 1969 film)

by Hy Averback (director); Frank O'Rourke (novel); William Peter Blatty (screenwriter); Zero Mostel, Kim Novak, Clint Walker, Claude Akins (starring)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage borderless reference photograph taken on the set of the 1969 film, showing Kim Novak topless, mid-costume change, aided by two wardrobe ladies. Based on the 1961 novel. A genre-bending film combining heist, comedy, and Western genres, in which multiple gangs converge on Friendly, Texas in order to attempt to rob the most unrobbable… Read more
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$450.00
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Dog Day Afternoon (Original photograph from the 1975 film)

by Sidney Lumet (director); Patrick Mann (novel); Frank Pierson (screenwriter); John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Al Pacino (starring)

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Published
1975
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$25.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1975. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1975 film, mounted as issued by the distributor on a presentation card, showing actor Charles Durning shouting into a megaphone. Based on the 1974 novel by Patrick Mann, which was in turn based on a true story published in Life magazine. Director Sidney Lumet's masterpiece, a… Read more
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The Biggest Caper Of Them All (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Josef Shaftel (screenwriter); Paul Wheeler (screenwriter)

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Published
1978
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Criminals plan a massive theft from a military air base in order to secure the materials to build a nuclear warhead. Screenwriter Josef Shaftel was better known for "The Biggest Bundle of them All" (1968). Set in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and New York. Black untitled… Read more
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[The] Golden Rendezous (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Ashley Lazarus (director); Richard Harris, Ann Turkel, Gordon Jackson (starring); Stanley Price, Alan Scott, Chris Bryant (screenwriters);

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Published
1976
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$375.00

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New York: Film Trust Overseas, 1976. Draft script for the 1977 film. With a single holograph notation to the title page noting the number 26. Based on Alistair Maclean's 1962 novel, wherein a crew of a luxury liner foils the attempts of a group of international hijackers to use the ship as bait to steal gold bullion… Read more
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Panic Room (Original screenplay for the 2002 film)

by David Fincher (director); David Koepp (screenwriter); Jodi Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam, Jared Leto (starring)

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Published
2000
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N.p.: N.p., 2000. Draft script for the 2002 film printed on all red leaves, with annotations in holograph pencil on three pages referring to location and sound effects (e.g., "gas hissing"). Loosely inspired by Terence Young's 1967 film "Wait Until Dark," starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Recently divorced Meg Altman… Read more
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Such Men Are Dangerous (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Lawrence writing as Paul Kavanagh Block (novel); Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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$225.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: H.B.L. Productions, 1972. Draft script for an unproduced film. With a few small holograph pencil and ink annotations throughout. Based on the 1969 heist novel by Lawrence Block about a burnt-out former Green Beret who gets a tip-off about a valuable shipment of tactical nuclear weapons, which he intends to steal with the help of… Read more
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$225.00
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by Ken Annakin (director); Josef Shaftel (story); Sy Salkowitz (screenwriter); Vittorio De Sica, Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Edward G. Robinson (starring)

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Published
1965
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$550.00

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Hollywood: Berkshire Productions, 1965. Draft script for the 1968 film, with titled written on front wrapper very boldly in holograph marker, script containing a few copied annotations, striking dialogue and altering actions. From an original story from producer and director Josef Shaftel. When no one will pay the ransom for the return of retired Mob Boss… Read more
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$550.00
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La Sortie de Versailles [Leaving Versailles] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Hubert Cornfield (screenwriter)

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Published
Unknown
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Draft script for an unproduced film. Text in French. An unassuming couple accidentally overhears a gang's plans to rob a bank, and decide to personally interfere, with the end goal of securing the money for themselves. Screenwriter Hubert Cornfield was best known as a director for Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1950s and 60s. … Read more
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The Girl, Gold, and Logan Candle (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Slater, Barney, Stanley Chase (screenwriters)

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N.p.: Stanley Chase Productions. Draft script for an unproduced film. Barney Slater was a screenwriter best known for "Cahill U.S. Marshal" (1973), "The Tin Star" (1957), and "Lost in Space" (1965-1968). A father and son scam duo pay off a pilot to fly close to the water in order for them to push a container of gold… Read more
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The Asphalt Jungle (First Edition, MGM vault file copy)

by W.R. Burnett

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Likely unique copy from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM] library, with the following identification markers on the front endpaper (1) a standard 1950s-era MGM receipt label affixed to the center of the page, (2) three rubber stamps running down the center that read "VAULT COPY," (3) three rubber stamps (each marked… Read more
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Perfect Friday [Farlig Fredag] (Original Norwegian poster for the 1970 film)

by Peter Hall (director); Anthony Greville-Bell, Scott Forbes (screenwriter); Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker, David Warner, Patience Collier (starring)

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Published
1971
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Norway: Shamrock Studio, 1971. Vintage Norwegian one sheet poster for the 1970 UK film. Distributor annotations on the verso in holograph ink. Bank-heist film following Mr. Graham (Baker), an assistant bank manager, who meets Lady Britt Dorset (Andress). They devise a plan to rob the bank, involving counterfeit money, and a close call with the local inspector.… Read more
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Killer Fish (Collection of 6 original British lobby cards from the 1979 film)

by Antonio Margheriti (director); Michael Rogers (screenwriter); Lee Majors, Karen Black, Margaux Hemingway, James Franciscus (starring)

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Published
1979
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London: ITC Entertainment, 1979. Collection of 6 vintage full color British lobby cards from the 1979 international film. Produced in Italy, the UK, Brazil, and the US. Jewel heist gone wrong in piranha-infested waters, with a band of thieves struggling to find cohesion. Shot on location in Brazil. Hot on the tail of Joe Dante's… Read more
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Gambit (Original double weight photograph of Shirley MacLaine from the 1966 film)

by Robert [Bob] Willoughby (photographer); Ronald Neame (director); Jack Davies, Alvin Sargent (screenwriters); Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine (starring)

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Published
1966
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$750.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1966. Vintage double weight, borderless still photograph of actress Shirley MacLaine from the 1966 film. Nominated for three Academy Awards. Although not indicated on the photograph, shot, struck, and mounted by the film's still photographer, Bob Willoughby. Full provenance available. After studying with Saul Bass at the Kann Institute of Art in… Read more
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$750.00
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The Unholy Three (Original screenplay for the 1925 silent film)

by Tod Browning (director); Waldemar Young (screenwriter); Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen (starring)

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Published
1924
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$4,500.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1924. Continuity Draft script for the 1925 film. Studio File Copy, rubber-stamped on the front wrapper. Brief notation on one page in holograph pencil. Based on Tod Robbins' 1917 novel, a classic of horror fiction about a trio of circus freaks who escape captivity in the circus, open a curiosity shop, and… Read more
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Harry in Your Pocket (Original British poster for the 1973 film)

by Bruce Geller (director); James D. Buchanan, Ronald Austion (screenwriter); James Coburn, Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere, Walter Pidgeon (starring)

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Published
1973
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1973. Original British quad poster for the 1973 US film. Harry (Coburn) is a professional pickpocket who teaches Ray (Sarrazin) and Sandy (Devere) the ways of the trade, and how to work as a team. Ray and Sandy are good, but Harry is better... until he is caught. . 30… Read more
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The Nabob Affair [Au Voleur] (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

by Ralph Habib (director) Sacha Guitry, Jean Bernard-Luc (screenwriters); Paul Guers, Perrett Pradier, O.E. Hasse, Sonja Ziemann (starring)

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Published
1959
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Paris: Omnifilms, 1959. Draft script for the 1960 film "The Nabob Affair" here under the French title, "Au Voleur!" (translated: Thief!). Written by Sacha Guitry but subsequently reworked by Jean Bernard-Luc, and released after Guitry's death. Laid in are eight pages detailing production, including sets and shooting times, from Sacha Guitry, carbon typescript on onionskin stock, rubber-stamped "Carlton Cole,"… Read more
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The Seventh Coin [King Herod's Children] (Original screenplay for the 1993 film)

by Dror Soref (director, screenwriter); Howard Delman (screenwriter); Alexandra Powers, Navin Chowdhry, Peter O'Toole, John Rhys-Davies (starring)

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Published
1982
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N.p.: Self published, 1982. Early Draft script for the 1993 film, "The Seventh Coin," here under the working title, "King Herod's Children," dated a full decade before the film's release. Credited on the title page to Kikuo Kawasaki, for an original concept. An Arab boy (Chowdhry) meets a beautiful American tourist (Powers) in modern-day Jerusalem. By accident,… Read more
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Instant Withdrawal (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Anton Kothuis

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Published
1980
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$75.00

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Hollywood: Self published, 1980. Original Treatment script for an unproduced film called "Instant Withdrawal," written by Anton Kothuis (as Anton Kothuys), whose film credits include "Overload" (1972), "The Assault" (1986), and television movies "Gossamer" (1980), and "Kopzeer Aan Die Waanzee" (1985). A story about a young group of filmmakers who decide to rob a bank to fund… Read more
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The Detail (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film called "The Detail," with no screenwriter credited, about a gold bar heist from a TWA flight in Los Angeles, and stolen money and counterfeit bills in London. Brief notation in holograph ink on the title page, noting that the script is to be returned to "Mr. Ladd… Read more
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A Thousand Several Tongues (Original agency screenplay for the an unproduced film)

by Jeremy Fey (screenwriter)

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Published
1964
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Hollywood: Paul Kohner Inc, 1964. Draft agency script for the an uproduced film called "A Thousand Several Tongues," written by Jeremy Fey, whose film credits include three episodes of the 1976-1977 television series, "ABC Afterschool Specials," his job being Productions Assistant. Agency copy, with the address imprint and label present from the Paul Kohner, Inc. agency in Hollywood. Copy… Read more
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