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cover of Bonanza (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, presentation script belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Draft script for an unproduced film, circa 1940s. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name in gilt on the bottom right corner of the front board. A grizzled con man arranges to swindle a hard-of-hearing gold mine heiress nicknamed Death Valley… Read more
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cover of 15 Maiden Lane (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

15 Maiden Lane (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

by Allan Dwan (director); Lou Breslow, Paul Burger, John Patrick, David Silverstein (screenwriters); Cesar Romero, Claire Trevor, Lloyd Nolan (starring)

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Published
1936
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$675.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1936. Final Shooting script for the 1936 film. With holograph penciled annotations regarding revisions on the title page, and also to every page that follows, striking through the first line of text to indicate scenes filmed. An insurance investigator poses as a thief to infiltrate a crime ring who have just committed a jewelry… Read more
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cover of Enter Arsene Lupin (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

Enter Arsene Lupin (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

by Ford Beebe (director); Bertram Millhauser (screenwriter); Charles Korvin, Ella Raines, J. Carrol Naish (starring)

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Published
1944
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$475.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1944. Draft script for the 1944 film. Based on the popular Arsene Lupin mystery series created by Maurice Leblanc. In this entry, roguish gentleman thief Lupin robs a young heiress of her jewels while on a train to England, but later reconsiders his actions and saves her life. Set in… Read more
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cover of Blue Collar (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1978 film)

Blue Collar (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1978 film)

by Paul Schrader (director, screenwriter); Leonard Schrader, Sydney A. Glass (screenwriters); Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto (starring)

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Published
1978
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$65.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1978. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1978 film. With mimeo snipes on the verso. Fed up with the lies of factory management and union heads, three working-class, Rust Belt auto workers decide to rob a safe at their union headquarters. The directorial debut of Paul Schrader. Set… Read more
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cover of Blue Collar (Collection of four original color photographs from the 1978 film)

Blue Collar (Collection of four original color photographs from the 1978 film)

by Paul Schrader (director, screenwriter); Leonard Schrader, Sydney A. Glass (screenwriters); Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Yaphet Kotto (starring)

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Published
1978
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$65.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1978. Collection of four vintage color studio still photographs from the 1978 film. With the stamp of a Canadian film distributor on the verso. Fed up with the lies of factory management and union heads, three working-class, Rust Belt auto workers decide to rob a safe at their union headquarters. The directorial debut… Read more
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cover of $ [Dollars] (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1971 film)

$ [Dollars] (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Richard Brooks (director, screenwriter); Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn (starring)

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Published
1971
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs from the 1971 film. A security consultant teams up with a call girl to steal a fortune in dirty money from criminals' safe deposit boxes, which are stored in a high-tech bank vault. Set and shot on location in Hamburg, West Germany.… Read more
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cover of $ [Dollars] (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1971 film)

$ [Dollars] (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Richard Brooks (director, screenwriter); Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn (starring)

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Published
1971
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs from the 1971 film. A security consultant teams up with a call girl to steal a fortune in dirty money from criminals' safe deposit boxes, which are stored in a high-tech bank vault. Set and shot on location in Hamburg, West Germany.… Read more
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cover of The Great Bank Robbery (Original photograph taken on the set of the 1969 film)

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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cover of Dog Day Afternoon (Original photograph from the 1975 film)

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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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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cover of The Biggest Caper Of Them All (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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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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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cover of [The] Golden Rendezous (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

[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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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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cover of Such Men Are Dangerous (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Such Men Are Dangerous (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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

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Published
1972
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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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cover of The Biggest Bundle of Them All (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

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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cover of La Sortie de Versailles [Leaving Versailles] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

La Sortie de Versailles [Leaving Versailles] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Hubert Cornfield (screenwriter)

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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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cover of The Girl, Gold, and Logan Candle (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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 US 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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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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cover of Gambit (Original double weight photograph of Shirley MacLaine from the 1966 film)

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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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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cover of The Nabob Affair [Au Voleur] (Original screenplay for the 1960 film)

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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$450.00

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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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