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cover of Hollywood Story (Original post-production screenplay for the 1951 film)

Hollywood Story (Original post-production screenplay for the 1951 film)

by William Castle (director); Frederick Kohner, Fred Brady (screenwriters); Richard Conte, Julie Adams, Richard Egan, Henry Hull (starring)

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1951
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1951. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1951 film. With a holograph ink annotation noting production No. 794 on the first page. Loosely based on the 1922 murder of silent film director William Desmond Taylor. A wealthy producer investigates the mysterious death of a Hollywood director in hopes of making a… Read more
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cover of Archive of materials relating to film production group The Society, circa 1979

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Archive of materials for "The Society," an short-lived film production organization looking to produce "films which are agreeable and acceptable to all audiences [...] the classic western, the detective story, the family comedy, the simple uncomplicated love story, the science fiction thriller and always the Halloween Eve horror thriller." To our knowledge the organization never produced… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Original photograph of William Wyler and Margaret Tallichet, 1938

Original photograph of William Wyler and Margaret Tallichet, 1938

by William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet (subjects)

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Published
1939
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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Vintage photograph of director William Wyler and his wife, actress Margaret Tallichet, returning from their elopement in 1938. Date stamp on the verso reading JAN 17 1939. Wyler and Tallichet met in 1939 through mutual acquaintances at Goldwyn Pictures. Three weeks after meeting they married, on October 23, 1938, and remained married until Wyler's… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, and Frankie Vaughan at the Beverly Hills Hotel, circa 1960

Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, and Frankie Vaughan at the Beverly Hills Hotel, circa 1960

by Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Frankie Vaughan (subjects)

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Published
1960
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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage borderless photograph of actress Marilyn Monroe, her then-husband Arthur Miller, actor Yves Montand and his wife, actress Simone Signoret, and British pop star Frankie Vaughan at the Beverly Hills Hotel during a publicity event for the 1960 George Cukor film "Let's Make Love." Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a provenance stamp.… Read more
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cover of Mrs. Miniver (Original photograph of William Wyler, Walter Pidgeon, and Jan Struther accepting awards at Radio City Music Hall for the 1942 film)

Mrs. Miniver (Original photograph of William Wyler, Walter Pidgeon, and Jan Struther accepting awards at Radio City Music Hall for the 1942 film)

by William Wyler (director); Jan Struther (novel); Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton, Claudine West (screenwriters); Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright (starring)

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Published
1942
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N.p.: N.p., 1942. Vintage photograph of director William Wyler, writer Jan Struther, and actor Walter Pidgeon accepting Radio City Music Hall Oscarette awards for the 1942 film "Mrs. Miniver." Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with file stamps. Based on Struther's 1940 novel, about the experiences of an unassuming British housewife during World War II.… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet, and their children, circa 1949

Original photograph of William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet, and their children, circa 1949

by William Wyler, Margaret Tallichet (subjects)

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1949
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N.p.: N.p., 1949. Vintage borderless photograph of director William Wyler, his wife Margaret Tallichet, and their first two daughters Cathy and Judy. Date stamp on the verso reading SEP 13 1949. Wyler and Tallichet met in 1939 through mutual acquaintances at Goldwyn Pictures. Three weeks after meeting they married, on October 23, 1938, and remained married until… Read more
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cover of Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Original photograph of Edy Williams from the 1970 film)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Original photograph of Edy Williams from the 1970 film)

by Russ Meyer (director, screenwriter); Roger Ebert (screenwriter); Erica Gavin, Cynthia Myers, Dolly Read, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage oversize borderless reference photograph from the 1970 film, showing a near-nude Edy Williams. With the stamp of still photographer Willy Rizzo on the verso. After nearly a decade as one of America's most successful independent filmmakers, sexploitation auteur Russ Meyer first reached out for the brass ring of major studio success with this… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of William Wyler, Keenan Wynn, Melvin Douglas, Paulette Goddard, and Edward G. Robinson, 1947

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N.p.: N.p., 1947. Vintage photograph of director William Wyler addressing actors Keenan Wynn, Melvin Douglas, Paulette Goddard, and Edward G. Robinson after the first "Hollywood Fights Back" broadcast in October 1947. Printed mimeo snipe adhered to the verso, with a Central Press Association stamp dated Oct 29 1947. "Hollywood Fights Back" were two 30 minute radio programs… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding reception, 1956

Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding reception, 1956

by Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller (subjects); Milton H. Greene (photographer)

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Published
1956
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N.p.: Marilyn Monroe Productions, 1956. Vintage photograph of Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller shortly after cutting the cake at their wedding reception in 1956. Stamp of photographer Milton H. Greene on the verso, along with the stamps of Monroe's production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions. Miller and Monroe were married at the Westchester County Courthouse, in White Plains, New… Read more
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cover of Intercut: An Anthology of Unique Motion Pictures (Original brochure for the Academy Fall Film Series, 1971)

Intercut: An Anthology of Unique Motion Pictures (Original brochure for the Academy Fall Film Series, 1971)

by [The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences]

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Published
1971
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Hollywood: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 1971. Vintage four color brochure for the Academy Fall Film Series, "Intercut: An Anthology of Unique Motion Pictures," held October 4 through November 22, 1971 at the Academy Award Theatre for members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 6.25 x 8.75 inches, which unfolds to 25 x… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon, 1957

Original photograph of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon, 1957

by Marilyn Monroe (subject); Richard Avedon (photographer)

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Published
1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Original borderless photograph of actress Marilyn Monroe posing with the head of a tiger-skin rug on the set of "The Prince and the Showgirl in 1957. Stamp of photographer Richard Avedon on the verso, noting a date May 6, 1957. Renowned New York-born photographer Richard Avedon worked as a fashion and portrait photographer for Harper's… Read more
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cover of The Last Tycoon (Original poster for the UK release of the 1976 film)

The Last Tycoon (Original poster for the UK release of the 1976 film)

by F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel); Elia Kazan (director); Harold Pinter (screenwriter); Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Nicholson (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: CIC, 1977. Vintage British Quad poster for the UK release of the 1976 film. Based on the unfinished 1941 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A tribute to early cinema, wherein Robert De Niro plays a movie producer who nearly works himself to death. Director Elia Kazan's final directorial effort, and notably the only film with… Read more
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cover of The Hollywood Reporter (Vol. CCLXI, No. 6, March 31, 1980)

The Hollywood Reporter (Vol. CCLXI, No. 6, March 31, 1980)

by Tichi Wilkerson Miles (publisher, editor-in-chief)

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Published
1962
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Los Angeles: The Hollywood Reporter, 1962. Vintage The Hollywood Reporter entertainment trade magazine from March 31, 1980, Vol. CCLXI, NO. 6. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. side stapled, 10 pages. Near Fine.
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cover of Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Original photograph from the 1970 film)

by Russ Meyer (director, screenwriter); Roger Ebert (screenwriter); Erica Gavin, Cynthia Myers, Dolly Read, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar (starring)

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1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage reference photograph from the 1970 film, showing actors Cynthia Myers and Erica Gavin. Dealer label adhered to the verso. After nearly a decade as one of America's most successful independent filmmakers, sexploitation auteur Russ Meyer first reached out for the brass ring of major studio success with this frantic and most entertaining cult… Read more
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cover of Original snapshot photograph of Max Reinhardt and Luise Rainer, circa 1930s

Original snapshot photograph of Max Reinhardt and Luise Rainer, circa 1930s

by Max Reinhardt, Luise Rainer (subjects); Charles Rhodes (photographer)

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Published
1930
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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Vintage snapshot of director Max Reinhardt and Luise Rainer, circa 1930s. Stamp of photographer Charles Rhodes on the verso, along with holograph pencil annotations noting the story behind the photograph, evidently taken as the pair were leaving Cafe La Maze in Los Angeles. Luise Rainer began acting at 16 under the tutelage of Max… Read more
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cover of Command Decision (Original photograph of a theatre display for the 1948 film)

Command Decision (Original photograph of a theatre display for the 1948 film)

by Sam Wood (director); William R. Laidlaw, George Froeschel (screenwriters); William Wister Haines (play); Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian Donlevy (starring)

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1948
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N.p.: N.p., 1948. Vintage matte-finish photograph of a theatre display for the 1948 film. Provenance stamp on the verso. Based on the 1948 play by William Wister Haines, based in turn on Haines' successful 1947 novel. During World War II, army generals struggle with the decision to bomb German factories based on the high casualty rate this… Read more
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cover of Collection of three original keybook photographs taken at Fox Movietone City, circa 1930s

Collection of three original keybook photographs taken at Fox Movietone City, circa 1930s

by [Hollywood] [Movie Studios]

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Published
1930
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Hollywood: Fox Movietone Studio, 1930. Collection of three vintage keybook photographs of sets in Fox Movietone City, the filming lot that would eventually become the Twentieth Century-Fox studio lot. The Fox Studio, known historically as Movietone City, was the first complete facility created specifically for the production of motion pictures. First opened in October 1928, the studio… Read more
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cover of Photograph of Silvano Balboni and June Mathis, circa 1920s

Photograph of Silvano Balboni and June Mathis, circa 1920s

by June Mathis, Silvano Balboni (subjects)

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Published
1920
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N.p.: N.p., 1920. Black and white photograph (struck circa 1960) of noted screenwriter and producer June Mathis with her husband, cinematographer Silvano Balboni, in 1922. With the stamp of National Film Archive in London on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Mathis was one of the top-paid executives in Hollywood… Read more
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cover of Black Limelight (Original script for an unproduced play)

Black Limelight (Original script for an unproduced play)

by J. Lee Thompson (playwright)

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1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced play by J. Lee Thompson, circa early 1970s. Not to be confused with the 1936 play by Gordon Sherry. Renown British director, J. Lee Thompson, worked for four decades in Hollywood and London, directing such classics as "The Guns of Navarone" (1961) and "Cape Fear" (1962). Born into a… Read more
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cover of Original large format color negative of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion mascot

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM] / United Artists, 1980. Vintage large format color negative, produced circa 1981, showing Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's production logo, with the studio's longtime motto, "Ars Gratia Artis," replaced by the joint studio name "Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / United Artists." From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. There have been eight different lions used… Read more
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