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Don Quixote (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Salt, Waldo (screenwriter); Miguel de Cervantes (novel)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
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$950.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Harvest Productions, 1967. Draft script for an unproduced film, matching the description in the UCLA Library Special Collection "Finding Aid for the Waldo Salt Papers, 1936-1987" of Waldo Salt's "Don Quixote" script of 1/25/67. Front wrapper contains the image of Pablo Picasso's 1955 drawing "Don Quixote." From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose… Read more
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$950.00
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Los Angeles: Springfield Productions, 1957. Original story treatment script for an unproduced 1957 film by legendary screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, based on an idea by producer Alec March, with screenwriter Ben Perry fronting the script for the blacklisted Trumbo. Written in the prose style of most treatments. Trumbo bought out the rights of March and Perry, and sold… Read more
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$375.00
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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Original script for two plays by Academy Award winning screenwriter Howard Koch. Copy belonging to an unknown actor who played the character of Norm in "Dead Letters," with his lines highlighted and holograph annotations regarding dialogue and action throughout. In a preliminary note, Koch describes "Dead Letters" and "The Campers" as "two plays, each… Read more
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$675.00
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The Rose Tattoo (First Edition, producer-actor Sam Wanamaker's working copy for the 1959 play)

by Wanamaker, Sam (director, producer, starring); Tennessee Williams (playwright); Lea Padovani, Julie Allan, Ellen Macintyre (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
Edition
First Edition
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$2,450.00

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New York: New Directions Books, 1950. First Edition. First Edition of Tennessee William's 1950 play, profusely annotated for a 1959 West End production. Copy belonging to actor-director-producer Sam Wanamaker, with his holograph annotations throughout. Red boards, worn overall, with Wanamaker's name inscribed in holograph black ink to the front board. Includes a loose sheet with the actors' addresses laid… Read more
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$2,450.00
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I Can Get It for You Wholesale (Original screenplay for the 1951 film with script breakdown lists)

by Gordon, Michael (director); Abraham Polonsky (screenwriter); Vera Caspary (adaptation); Jerome Weidman (novel)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1950
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$2,500.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Revised First Draft Continuity script for the 1951 film. Included is an index to the script breakdown, detailing various scenes and script page numbers with revisions. Copy belonging to Dane Anderson, an uncredited member of the crew, with his name on the front wrapper of the script breakdown, and annotations throughout, in holograph pencil.… Read more
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$2,500.00
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The Molly Maguires (Original British poster for the 1970 film)

by Ritt, Martin (director); Walter Bernstein (screenwriter); Henry Mancini (composer); Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$85.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1970. Original British quad poster for the 1970 US film. Printed in England by W.E. Berry. Based on the real Molly Maguires, a secret society active in Ireland in the late 1800s. James (Harris) is an Irish immigrant hired to infiltrate Irish immigrant miners, led by Jack (Connery). Jack and his gang intend to… Read more
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$85.00
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The Bridge in the Jungle (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Maltz, Albert (screenwriter), B. Traven (novel)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$450.00

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Hollywood: Paul Kohner, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced adaptation of B. Traven's 1929 novel by Hollywood Ten writer Albert Maltz. With Xerographically duplicated annotations and typeovers throughout. Agency script, in wrappers from the Paul Kohner agency, although this script appears to bear no relationship to the 1971 adaptation of "The Bridge in the Jungle" written and directed by… Read more
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$450.00
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1936. Vintage hand-tinted color promotional photographs of Karen Morley in 1936, just before her first feature with Paramount Pictures, "The Last Train from Madrid" (1937). Morley's notable film credits include "Mata Hari" (1931), "Scarface" (1932), "The Mask of Fu Manchu" (1932), "Flesh" (1932), and "Black Fury" (1935). After filming "Framed" (1947), Morley's career came… Read more
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$45.00
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Secret Ceremony (Collection of three original photographs from the 1968 film)

by Losey, Joseph (director); Marco Denevi (short story); George Tabori (screenwriter); Elizabeth Taylor, Mia Farrow, Robert Mitchum (starring)

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Published
1968
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$65.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1968. Collection of one color and two black and white vintage double weight studio still photographs from 1968 film. Featuring Mia Farrow and Elizabeth Taylor. 8 x 10 inches. About Fine condition. Complete collation details available on request.
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$65.00
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Typed letter signed from Carl Foreman to Daniel Selznick, 1968

by Foreman, Carl (screenwriter); Daniel Selznick (producer);

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Published
1968
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$125.00

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1968. Autograph note signed from noted screenwriter Carl Foreman to producer Daniel Selznick, executed on Foreman's production company stationery (Open Road Films, Limited in London). In the letter, Foreman agrees to meet with Selznick to discuss a project Selznick is working on for Universal. Included are two photostat copies of related letters from Selznick to Foreman, going into some… Read more
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$125.00
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The Assassination of Trotsky (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

by Losey, Joseph (director); Nicholas Mosley (screenwriter); Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schnedier, Valentina Cortese (starring)

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Published
1972
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$15.00

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London: Dino De Laurentiis Cinematografica, 1972. Vintage color still photograph from the UK release of the 1972, co-produced by Italy, France, and the UK. 8 x 10 inches, printed on thin paper in the British style for this period. Near Fine.
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Robinson Crusoe (Original screenplay for the 1954 film, with a TLS from the producer and 6 still photographs from the film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Hugo Butler writing as Philip Ansell Roll (screenwriter); Daniel Defoe (novel)

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Published
1952
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$4,750.00

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Mexico City: Ultramar Films, 1952. Draft script for the 1954 Mexican film. Included is a typed letter signed from the film's producer Edward L. Alperson, on his custom rough-edged stationery, discussing the possibility of distribution within the US. Distribution was eventually taken on by United Artists, and Daniel O'Herlihy received a Best Actor nomination for his performance. Also included… Read more
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$4,750.00
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Cornered (Original One Sheet Film Poster)

by Dmytryk, Edward (director); Dick Powell (starring)

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Published
1945
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$650.00

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Hollywood: RKO Radio Pictures, 1945. Original one sheet poster for the 1945 film noir. An overlooked gem from Dick Powell's second life as a noir icon, an anti-fascist espionage tale with a labyrinthine, Chandler-worthy plot, and an unforgettable standoff at the end. The undisguised, left-leaning overtones throughout contributed significantly to the blacklisting of both producer Adrian Scott… Read more
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$650.00
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Roman Holiday (Original poster)

by Wyler, William (director); Dalton Trumbo writing as Ian McLellan Hunter (screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert (starring)

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Published
1953
Item Price
$3,850.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1953. American one sheet film poster for the classic 1953 romantic comedy, "Roman Holiday," directed by William Wyler, written for the screen by Dalton Trumbo (writing under the front Ian McLellan Hunter), and starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, and Eddie Albert. Near Fine condition, 27 x 41 inches, linen-backed and rolled.
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$3,850.00