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cover of Der Engel mit der Posaune [The Angel with the Trumpet] (Original program for the 1948 German film)

Der Engel mit der Posaune [The Angel with the Trumpet] (Original program for the 1948 German film)

by Karl Hartl (director, screenwriter); Ernst Lothar (novel); Franz Tassié (screenwriter); Paula Wessely, Oskar Werner, Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens (starring)

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Published
1948
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$75.00

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N.p.: Verleih Schorchtfilm, 1948. Vintage program for the 1948 German film. Text and titles in German. Based on the 1946 novel by Ernst Lothar. A romantic saga spanning six decades, chronicling the history of a wealthy Austrian family during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 8 x 11.5 inches. Bifold. About Near Fine. … Read more
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cover of Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (Original screenplay for the 1976 film)

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (Original screenplay for the 1976 film)

by Robert Altman (director); Alan Rudolph (screenwriter); Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Harvey Keitel, Kevin McCarthy (starring)

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Published
1975
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$1,250.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1975. Shooting script for the 1976 film. Copy belonging to title designer Dan Perri, with his signature in black holograph ink on the front wrapper. Based on the 1968 play "Indians" by Arthur Kopit. A revisionist look at the Buffalo Bill legend, in which the buffoonish Bill hires Chief Sitting Bull to… Read more
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$1,250.00
cover of The Counterfeit Traitor (Original poster for the 1962 film)

The Counterfeit Traitor (Original poster for the 1962 film)

by George Seaton (director, screenwriter); Alexander Klein (book); William Holden, Lilli Palmer, Hugh Griffith (starring)

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Published
1961
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$45.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1961. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1962 film. Based on the 1958 book by Alexander Klein. William Holden as an ex-American citizen living in Sweden who gets blackmailed into spying for the Allies during WWII. He is reluctant to help until his relationship with a beautiful German double agent causes him to… Read more
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cover of Magdalene [Silent Night] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

Magdalene [Silent Night] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Nastassja Kinski (starring); Monica Teuber (director, screenwriter, producer); Steve Bond, David Warner, Gunter Meisner (starring)

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Published
1985
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$275.00

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Berlin: Silent Night GbR, 1985. Draft script for the 1988 film. Here under the working title, "Silent Night." The true story of how Father Joseph Mohr, an Austrian priest, falls in love with a prostitute, hopes to reform her, does not, and ends up composing the popular Christmas hymn "Silent Night" with schoolteacher Franz Gruber in 1818.… Read more
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cover of I and Albert (Original script for the 1972 musical)

I and Albert (Original script for the 1972 musical)

by Jay Allen (book); Charles Strouse (music); Lee Adams (lyrics)

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Published
1972
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$175.00

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New York: Lewis Allen, 1972. Original script for the 1972 musical, which debuted on November 6, 1972, at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. A musical interpretation of the lives of Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. Set in London, England. Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, with book credits to JAY… Read more
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cover of Kristin (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Kristin (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Sigrid Undset (author); Laurence W. Beilenson (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. Based on Sigrid Undset's 1920 trilogy "Kristin Lavransdatter." The trilogy is the story of Kristin, a Norwegian living during the Middle Ages, the daughter of an affluent father, who, in difficult times, often found solace in her Catholicism. The popularity, as well as its accurate descriptions of Medieval… Read more
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cover of Original wire photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., following the release of the findings of the House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1978

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New York: Time, 1978. Vintage borderless wire photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., published following the release of the findings of the US House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1978. The iconic photograph by Joseph Louw for Time magazine, taken moments after the April 4, 1968 assassination of King at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, is… Read more
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$675.00
cover of The Second American Revolution (Uncorrected Proof, with editor's annotations throughout)

The Second American Revolution (Uncorrected Proof, with editor's annotations throughout)

by Gore Vidal

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Random House, 1982. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Editor's annotations in holograph ink throughout. Slight spine lean, else Near Fine in wrappers.
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cover of The Sun Also Rises (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

The Sun Also Rises (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Ernest Hemingway (novel); Peter Viertel (screenwriter); Henry King (director); Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Eddie Albert (starring)

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Published
1957
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$2,850.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Final Draft script for the 1957 film. Bound in, following the script, is a 5/28/57 blue revision of page one. The first screen adaptation of the 1926 novel by Ernest Hemingway. One of the most honest "big" film adaptations of its era, due mainly to the screenplay by novelist and Hemingway acolyte Peter… Read more
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$2,850.00
cover of Archive of five original photographs of Portola Week and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, circa 1909-1915

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San Francisco: N.p., 1915. Archive of five vintage oversize photographs of San Francisco, circa 1909-1915, relating variously to Portola Week, the U.S.S. South Dakota battleship, the Panama-Pacific Exposition, and the opening of the Panama Canal. Manuscript captions on the rectos of each. Portola Week was a five-day festival that originated in 1909, in honor of Spanish explorer… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Cromwell (Original British program for the 1970 film)

Cromwell (Original British program for the 1970 film)

by Ken Hughes (director, screenwriter); Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley (starring)

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Published
1970
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$125.00

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London: Juveniles Group of IPC Magazines, 1970. Vintage British program for the 1970 film, with color film still photographs throughout. A biographical account of the 17th century political and religious struggles taking place in England under the reign of King Charles (Alec Guinness). Director Ken Hughes' favorite of his own films. Winner of an Academy Award and nominated… Read more
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$125.00
cover of Treasures of Tutankhamun (Original poster from the 1976 exhibition, Selket variant)

Treasures of Tutankhamun (Original poster from the 1976 exhibition, Selket variant)

by [Exhibition Posters]

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Published
1976
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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. Vintage poster for the 1976 travelling exhibition, organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which ran from November 17, 1976, through September 30, 1979 in seven US cities. 25 x 38 inches. Some light creasing in bottom margin, else Near Fine.
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cover of Treasures of Tutankhamun (Original poster from the 1976 exhibition, 3/4 profile variant)

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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. Vintage poster for the 1976 travelling exhibition, organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which ran from November 17, 1976, through September 30, 1979, in seven US cities. 24.75 x 38.25 inches. Near Fine.
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cover of Treasures of Tutankhamun (Original poster from the 1976 exhibition, frontal portrait variant)

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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. Vintage poster for the 1976 travelling exhibition, organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which ran from November 17, 1976, through September 30, 1979 in seven US cities. 25 x 38 inches. Some light edgewear, else Near Fine.
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cover of Treasures of Tutankhamun (Original poster from the 1976 exhibition, miniature coffin variant)

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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. Vintage poster for the 1976 traveling exhibition, organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which ran from November 17, 1976, through September 30, 1979 in seven US cities. 18.25 x 49.25 inches. Near Fine.
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cover of The De Stijl Environment (Signed First Edition)

The De Stijl Environment (Signed First Edition)

by Nancy J. Troy

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Published
1983
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780262200462
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$85.00

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Cambridge and London: The MIT Press, 1983. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page to noted curator Brenda Richardson and partner, "1 April 1983 / For Brenda and Carol / With much love, / Nancy." From Richardson's collection, with her name to top of front endpaper. One of the most distinguished art… Read more
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cover of Antony and Cleopatra [Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare] (Original screenplay for the 1984 televised stage production, copy belonging to Speech and Dialect Coach Roberta Farkas)

Antony and Cleopatra [Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare] (Original screenplay for the 1984 televised stage production, copy belonging to Speech and Dialect Coach Roberta Farkas)

by William Shakespeare (play); Lawrence Carra (director); Lynn Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Nichelle Nichols, John Carradine (starring)

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Published
1981
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$875.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Bard Productions, Ltd, 1981. Vintage script for the 1984 televised stage production of the Shakespeare play, copy belonging to Speech and Dialect Coach Roberta Farkas, her name in holograph ink on both the top right of the recto and the top of the verso of the front wrapper. Profusely annotated on every page in holograph ink… Read more
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$875.00
cover of Lady Oscar (Two original photographs, one on the set, from the 1979 film)

Lady Oscar (Two original photographs, one on the set, from the 1979 film)

by Jacques Demy (director, screenwriter); Riyoko Ikeda (manga series); Michele Laurent (photographer); Patricia Louisianna Knop (screenwriter); Catriona MacColl, Barry Stokes, Christine Bohm, Jonas Bergstrom (starring)

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Published
1979
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Two vintage reference photographs, with bottom margins, from the 1979 film, one of Catriona MacColl and Barry Stokes, and one on the set photograph of MacColl, Stokes, and director Jacques Demy. One with with provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome," and cropping annotations in holograph red pencil, on verso. Based on… Read more
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cover of Anne of the Thousand Days (Two original photographs of Genevieve Bujold from the 1969 film)

Anne of the Thousand Days (Two original photographs of Genevieve Bujold from the 1969 film)

by Genevieve Bujold, Richard Burton, Irene Papas (starring); Charles Jarrott (director); Maxwell Anderson (play); Bridget Boland, John Hale (screenwriters)

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Published
1969
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$95.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1969. Two vintage borderless photographs of Genevieve Bujold from the 1969 film, one on the set and one promotional portrait of her as Anne Boelyn. Mimeo snipes printed on the verso of each. Based on the 1948 play by Maxwell Anderson. Bujold in her first English language film as the young and beautiful… Read more
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cover of [Fellini] Satyricon (Original photograph of Federico Fellini and Martin Potter from the set of the 1969 film)

[Fellini] Satyricon (Original photograph of Federico Fellini and Martin Potter from the set of the 1969 film)

by Federico Fellini (director, screenwriter); Petronius (book); Mary Ellen Mark (photographer); Bernardino Zapponi, Brunello Rondi (screenwriters); Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born (starring)

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Published
1969
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$675.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage borderless reference photograph of an animated Federico Fellini with Martin Potter on the set of the 1969 film. "1969" stamp on verso. Loosely based on the late first century satire by Gaius Petronius. Fellini's dream-like depiction of first century imperial Rome, in a series of gloriously decadent, extravagant, and grotesque episodes,… Read more
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$675.00