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cover of Guyana: Crime of the Century [Guyana, Cult of the Damned] (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

Guyana: Crime of the Century [Guyana, Cult of the Damned] (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by Stuart Whitman, Gene Barry, John Ireland, Jennifer Ashley (starring); Rene Cardona Jr. (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1979
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 Mexican-American exploitation film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing nine black and white photographs, and four gatherings of promotional reading material. The increasingly paranoid, fanatical leader of a large, independent church in San Francisco moves his congregation to a plot of land in Guyana in the hopes of… 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 Reborn [Bloody Mary] (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

Reborn [Bloody Mary] (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Bigas Luna (director, screenwriter); Dennis Hopper, Michael Moriarty, Antonella Murgia (starring)

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Published
1981
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Draft script for the 1981 Spanish-American film, here under the working title "Bloody Mary." Laid in with the script is a typed letter from casting agent Paul Kohner to producer John R. Pepper returning the script. Text in English. A disquieting satire of Catholicism in the late 20th century from noted Spanish director Bigas… Read more
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cover of Judy, Judy, Judy (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Judy, Judy, Judy (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by William Claxton, Lennie Bleecher (screenwriters)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. Two copied holograph annotations to the title page, presumably noting the phone numbers of screenwriters William Claxton and Lennie Bleecher. A troubled gay Latino teenager leaves his family in order to pursue his dream of performing onstage in drag as Judy Garland, but things quickly go too far… Read more
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$225.00
cover of The Storm (Original program for the 1930 film)

The Storm (Original program for the 1930 film)

by Lupe Velez (starring); William Wyler (director); Langdon McCormick (play); John Huston, Charles Logue, Tom Reed, Wells Root (screenwriters); Paul Cavanagh (starring)

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Published
1930
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1930. Vintage program for the 1930 film. With the stamp of Beltonian Theatre in Belton, Texas on the verso of the final leaf, along with contemporary holograph pencil annotations noting showings on two Saturdays in October. Based on the 1919 play by Langdon McCormick, about a love triangle between two adventurers and a… Read more
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cover of A Harp in the Wind (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, circa 1970s)

A Harp in the Wind (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, circa 1970s)

by [Texana] Richard Goldstone, Hal Greenfader (screenwriters)

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Published
1970
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Los Angeles: ICM [International Creative Management], 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. An action story, following two star-crossed lovers from Ireland who are sent to Texas in the early days of the state's independence. Set in Mexico City and Texas. Brown generic agency wrappers. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriters… Read more
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cover of Cuando los salvajes aman [When the Savages Love] (Two original posters for the circa 1970s film)

Cuando los salvajes aman [When the Savages Love] (Two original posters for the circa 1970s film)

by Steve Morales (director, screenwriter); Perla Faith, Manolo Perez Morales, Richard Velez, Vivianne Castanos (starring)

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Published
1970
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US: Tesico Productions, 1970. Two vintage posters for the circa 1970s film, a Spanish-language film shot on location in New York City, but utterly unknown to our sources. 23 x 35 inches. Very Good plus, with short closed tears to the center fold, and light toning. Folded as issued. 11.5 x 17.5 inches. Very Good,… Read more
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cover of Compañeras and Compañeros (Archive of ten original photographs from the 1970 film)

Compañeras and Compañeros (Archive of ten original photographs from the 1970 film)

by Adolfas Mekas, Barbara Stone (directors)

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Published
1970
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$475.00

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New York: Contemporary Films, 1970. Archive of ten vintage reference photographs from the 1970 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of Israel Film Archive. From the collection of film historian Joel Finler. A documentary about the Cuban revolution, told through interviews with activists, workers, students, and others. Co-director Adolfas Mekas was the… Read more
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cover of Los Sures [Living Los Sures] (Original photograph from the 1984 film)

Los Sures [Living Los Sures] (Original photograph from the 1984 film)

by Diego Echeverria (director); Marta Aviles, Evelyn Borges, Tito Lopez

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Published
1984
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N.p.: Non Fiction Television, 1984. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1984 film, showing young gang leader Tito Lopez with members of his crew, looking down at a sidewalk memorial for his brother. A documentary depicting life in Los Sures, one of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn. A sharp portrait of Williamsburg in the mid-1980s, before gentrification,… Read more
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cover of Seek the Devil (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Seek the Devil (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by N.G. Lao (screenwriter)

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Published
1971
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Beverly Hills, CA: Ronald S. Dunas - Paul Leserman, 1971. Draft script for an unproduced Western film. Included with the script is a typed letter reviewing the screenplay, dated 12-8-71, ostensibly from a reader within the Paul Kohner Casting Agency. On the US-Mexico border, Captain Lucas Randall and his posse of ex-Texas Ranger bounty hunters believe they have… Read more
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cover of Pepe (Original press kit for the 1960 film)

Pepe (Original press kit for the 1960 film)

by Cantinflas (starring); George Sidney (director); Leslie Bush-Fekete (play); Claude Binyon, Dorothy Kingsley (screenwriters); Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones (starring)

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Published
1960
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1960. Vintage press kit for the 1960 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing one oversize matte-finish borderless reference photograph, showing actors Cantinflas and Janet Leigh. A ranch hand goes to California to rescue a white stallion (which he considers to be his family) from the hotshot Hollywood director who has purchased it.… Read more
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cover of Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon [The House of Madness] (Collection of four original color photographs from the 1976 US release of the 1973 Mexican film)

Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon [The House of Madness] (Collection of four original color photographs from the 1976 US release of the 1973 Mexican film)

by Juan Lopez Moctezuma (director, screenwriter); Gabriel Weisz, Carlos Illescas (screenwriters); Claudio Brook, Arthur Hansel, Ellen Sherman, Martin LaSalle (starring)

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Published
1976
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Los Angeles: Group 1 Films, 1976. Collection of four vintage black and white color studio still photographs from the US release of the 1973 Mexican horror film. With the stamp of a Canadian film distributor on the verso, and one with a holograph ink annotation on the bottom right corner of the recto noting production No. 77-705. … Read more
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cover of Celos [Jealousy] (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

Celos [Jealousy] (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

by Arcady Boytler (director, screenwriter); Fernando Soler, Arturo De Cordova, Vilma Vidal, Emilio Fernandez (starring)

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Published
1936
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N.p.: N.p., 1936. Typescript draft for the 1936 film. Copy belonging to director Arcady Boytler, with a notation to the first page in holograph ink: "Original de Arcady Boytler / Registrado conforme / La ley XII #1312 28 Sep. 1934," certifying the screenplay as original and registered according to law. The last page bears a similar annotation, also noting… Read more
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cover of Mexican Muralists: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros (First Edition)

Mexican Muralists: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros (First Edition)

by [Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros] Desmond Rochfort (editor)

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Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780811819282
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Very Good Plus in wrappers, with a small bump to the bottom right corner of the fore-edge.
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cover of Friendly Cannibals (First Edition)

Friendly Cannibals (First Edition)

by Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Enrique Chagoya

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Published
1996
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780963109576
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San Francisco: Artspace Books, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in illustrated boards with no dust jacket as issued.
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cover of Fists of Steel (Archive of original screenplay and production materials for the 1989 film)

Fists of Steel (Archive of original screenplay and production materials for the 1989 film)

by Jerry Schafer (director, screenwriter); Carlos Palomino, Henry Silva, Marianne Marks (starring)

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Published
1989
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Las Vegas: Sanford International Entertainment, Inc, 1989. Archive of Draft script and production materials for the 1989 film. The script, here under the working title "Fists of Steel Part 1," contains two annotations of page numbers in holograph ink. Included in the archive are two investment proposals, a seven page Cast Sheet, a two page Staff and Crew List,… Read more
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cover of Two original photographs of David Siqueiros and his wife Angelica, circa 1966

Two original photographs of David Siqueiros and his wife Angelica, circa 1966

by David Siqueiros, Angelica Siqueiros (subjects); Olle Stackman (photographer)

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Published
1966
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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Two vintage borderless photographs, one showing artist David Siqueiros trying on a new shirt, while his wife Angelica watches, the other showing Siqueiros alone, circa 1966. With two printed mimeo snipes on the verso, along with two agency labels and the stamp of photographer Per-Olle Stackman. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house… Read more
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cover of Sombrero (Original photograph of Cyd Charisse from the 1953 film)

Sombrero (Original photograph of Cyd Charisse from the 1953 film)

by Norman Foster (director, screenwriter); Josefina Niggli (book); Ricardo Montalban, Pier Angeli, Vittorio Gassman, Yvonne De Carlo, Cyd Charisse (starring)

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Published
1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage reference photograph from the 1953 film, showing actress Cyd Charisse dancing near a "magically" suspended sword. With a date stamp and holograph pencil and ink annotations to the verso. Based on the 1954 short story collection "The Mexican Village" by Josefina Niggli. Three couples from feuding Mexican villages face discrimination and difficulty in marriage.… Read more
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cover of Man in the Shadow (Original post-production script for the 1957 film noir)

Man in the Shadow (Original post-production script for the 1957 film noir)

by Jack Arnold (director); Gene L. Coon (screenwriter); Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander (starring)

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Published
1957
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1957. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1957 film noir. A wealthy, cruel rancher owns the majority of a small western town's assets. Some of his employees brutally murder a young Mexican migrant laborer, stirring major controversy when the newly elected sheriff goes to great lengths to bring them to justice. … Read more
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cover of Collection of original posters for Mexican films, 1961-1975

Collection of original posters for Mexican films, 1961-1975

by [Mexican Cinema]

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Published
1975
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Mexico: Various, 1975. Collection of 19 vintage Mexican posters for films released between 1961-1975. The posters feature full color illustrations in a variety of styles, as the films represented include Westerns, comedies, thrillers, horror, and action films. Directors whose films are represented in the collection include Rene Cardona, Miguel M. Delgado, and Roberto Rodriguez, while actors featured… Read more
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