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The Hand (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Oliver Stone (director, screenwriter); Marc Brandel (novel); Michael Caine, Andrea Marcovicci (starring)

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Published
1979
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Beverly Hills, CA: Orion Pictures, 1979. Third Draft script for the 1981 film. Based on the 1979 novel by Marc Brandel. A comic book illustrator is haunted by a series of strange and unexplainable occurrences after losing his hand in a violent car accident. Oliver Stone's second directorial effort, following "Seizure" (1974), and his first film for a major… Read more
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Dracula A.D. 1972 [Dracula Today] (Original screenplay for the 1972 film)

by Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham (starring); Alan Gibson (director); Don Houghton (screenwriter)

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Published
1971
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$875.00

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London: Hammer Film Productions, 1971. Draft script for the 1972 Hammer film, here under the working title "Dracula Today." An unusual contemporaneous Xerographic duplicated script, with copied line annotations on every page, except one script page and title page, with annotations in holograph marker on versos of last three pages. The seventh Hammer Dracula film, the sixth starring Christopher… Read more
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$875.00
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Play Misty for Me (Original photograph of Clint Eastwood and Donna Mills on the set of the 1971 film)

by Clint Eastwood (director, starring); Donna Mills (starring); Jo Heims, Dean Riesner (screenwriters); Jessica Walter, John Larch (starring)

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Published
1971
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$150.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director-actor Clint Eastwood and actress Donna Mills looking through the viewfinder of a Panavision camera on the set of the 1971 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. A womanizing disc jockey's life is disrupted by the arrival of a young fan named Evelyn, whose amorous attentions become homicidal over… Read more
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$150.00
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The Killer Priest (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Bernard H. Rollins (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. With holograph pencil annotations to the title page. In a small, majority Black bayou community in Louisiana, a white priest suffers a psychotic break which convinces him that he has been called by God to violently purge the community of all evildoers. Set in Louisiana. Beige titled wrappers, with credits… Read more
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$325.00
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The Ghost of Frankenstein (Original photograph of Lon Chaney Jr. from the 1942 film)

by Lon; Chaney Jr. Bela Lugosi, Ralph Bellamy (starring); Erle C. Kenton (director); W. Scott Darling (screenwriter)

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Published
1942
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1942. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1942 film, showing actor Lon Chaney Jr. as Frankenstein. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. The fourth film in Universal Pictures' Frankenstein series, preceded by "Frankenstein" (1931), "Bride of Frankenstein" (1935), and "Son of Frankenstein" (1939), and the first to star Chaney as the monster.… Read more
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image of Vampira [Old Dracula] (Collection of 74 original photographs from the 1974 film)

Vampira [Old Dracula] (Collection of 74 original photographs from the 1974 film)

by Clive Donner (director); Jeremy Lloyd (screenwriter); David Niven, Teresa Graves, Nicky Henson, Jennie Linden (starring)

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Published
1974
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$725.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1974. Collection of 74 vintage photographs from the 1974 British film, 44 studio still photographs and 30 reference and promotional photographs, including one, on set photograph, of Clive Donner, David Niven, and Linda Hayden, all housed in archival sleeves and bound in a red leather three-ring binder. The vast collection includes photographs of David… Read more
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The Brides of Dracula (Collection of six original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Yvonne Monlaur, Freda Jackson (starring); Terence Fisher (director); Jimmy Sangster, Peter Bryan, Edward Percy (screenwriters); (starring)

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Published
1960
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$450.00

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London: Hammer Films, 1960. Collection of three vintage publicity photographs and three vintage reference photographs from the 1960 horror film. One with a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, and two with provenance stamps and holograph pencil annotations regarding cropping. Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to take down handsome, bloodthirsty Baron Meinster. The second film in Hammer's Dracula… Read more
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$450.00
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Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Mia Farrow and Vidal Sassoon from the set of the 1968 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter); Ira Levin (novel); Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon (starring)

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Published
1968
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$450.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1968. Vintage studio still photograph from the set of the 1968 film, showing stylist Vidal Sassoon shaping Mia Farrow's iconic pixie cut. Based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. A seminal horror film, one of the best genre pictures ever made, from the earliest days of the New Hollywood cinema, bringing together newcomer Roman Polanski as… Read more
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$450.00
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Circus of Horrors (Original photograph from the 1960 British film)

by Sidney Hayers (director); George Baxt (screenwriter); Anton Diffring, Erika Remberg, Yvonne Monlaur, Donald Pleasence (starring)

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Published
1960
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$300.00

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London: Lynx Films / American International Pictures, 1960. Vintage reference photograph from the 1960 British film, showing actors Vanda Hudson and Jack Carson. A deranged plastic surgeon becomes the owner of a traveling circus, specializing in a "Temple of Beauty," transforming disfigured women into the glamorous stars of his show. Their beauty, however, comes at a price, and any… Read more
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Haxan [Witchcraft Through the Ages] (Collection of 15 original photographs from the 1922 silent film)

by Benjamin Christensen (director, screenwriter, starring); Clara Pontoppidan, Oscar Stribolt, Astrid Holm, Maren Pedersen (starring)

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Published
1922
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$650.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1922. Collection of 15 vintage reference photographs from the 1922 Scandinavian silent film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A documentary-style horror anthology film charting the history of witchcraft in the Middle Ages through to the early twentieth century, intersected with dramatized horror segments loosely based on the Malleus Maleficarum, a fifteenth century German… Read more
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Phantom of the Opera (Original keybook photograph from the 1943 film)

by Arthur Lubin (director); Samuel Hoffenstein (screenwriter); Gaston Leroux (novel); Claude Rains, Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster (starring)

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Published
1943
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$300.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1943. Vintage keybook reference photograph of Arthur Lubin and camerman on a crane above the opera house audience from the 1943 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. Loosely based on the 1910 novel by Gaston Leroux. The second Universal film based on the story, following Rupert Julian's 1925 silent film. Nominated for four Academy Awards and… Read more
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Madhouse [The Revenge of Dr. Death] [Dr. Death] [The Legend of Dr. Death](Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

by Jim Clark (director); Angus Hall (novel); Ken Levison, Greg Morrison (screenwriters); Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri (starring)

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Published
1973
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London: American International Productions, 1973. Working Draft script for the 1974 film, belonging to uncredited crew member Dennis Maddison, with name and phone numbers in holograph ink on top margin of title page, here under the working titles, "Dr. Death," visible through die-cut window, hand written in holograph marker on partial page, affixed, with what appears to be gauze… Read more
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Jason X [Jason-X] (Original screenplay for the 2001 film)

by James Isaac (director); Todd Farmer (screenwriter, starring); Kane Hodder, Jeff Geddis, Lexa Doig, David Cronenberg (starring)

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Published
1999
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$375.00

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Encino, CA: Cunningham Productions, 1999. Draft script for the 2001 film, here under the working title "Jason-X." The tenth installment in the "Friday the 13th" franchise, preceded by "Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday" (1993), directed by Adam Marcus and starring John D. LeMay and Kari Keegan, and followed by the crossover film with the "Nightmare on Elm Street"… Read more
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The Horrible Dr. Hichcock [L'Orribile Segreto del Dr. Hichcock] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1962 Italian film)

by Riccardo Freda (director); Ernesto Gastaldi (screenwriter); Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli (starring)

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Published
1964
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N.p.: Sigma III, 1964. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1962 Italian film. Housed in its original brown paper envelope. Necrophiliac scientist Dr. Hichcock and his wife Cynthia are stalked by his first wife, Margaretha, who seeks vengeance for Hichcock's cruelties. The first horror film to receive the Italian VM18 ("vietato ai… Read more
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[The] Phantom of the Opera (Original post-production screenplay for the 1943 film)

by Arthur Lubin (director); Samuel Hoffenstein (screenwriter); Gaston Leroux (novel); Claude Rains, Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster (starring)

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Published
1943
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1943. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1943 film. With two small holograph notations to the first page. Loosely based on the 1910 novel. The second Universal film based on Gaston Leroux's story, following Rupert Julian's 1925 silent film. Nominated for four Academy Awards and winning two, including one for Best Cinematography. Set in Paris. White titled self wrappers,… Read more
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Highcliffe Manor (Three original scripts for two episodes of the 1979 television series)

by Robert Blees (creator); Eugenie Ross-Leming (screenwriter, starring); Brad Buckner (screenwriters); Shelley Fabares, Stephen McHattie, Audrey Landers (starring)

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Published
1978
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$175.00

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Los Angeles: T.A.T Communications Company, 1978. Three original scripts for two episodes from the short-lived gothic horror sitcom which aired on NBC in 1979. First Draft and a Second Draft scripts for the pilot episode "The Blacke Death," which aired on April 12, 1979, and a First Draft script for the third episode "The Evil from Within," here under… Read more
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image of Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man [Wolfman] (Original publicity photograph of Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi from the 1943 film)

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man [Wolfman] (Original publicity photograph of Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi from the 1943 film)

by Roy William Neill (director); Curt Siodmak (screenwriter); Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Ilona Massey (starring)

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Published
1943
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N.p.: N.p., 1943. Vintage reference publicity photograph of Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi in battle as the wolf man and Frankenstein, respectively, and Ilona Massey as the frightened, helpless damsel, from the 1943 film. The first ensemble film from the Universal Studios to combine characters from different horror series. A sequel to both the 1941 classic "The Wolf Man,"… Read more
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Schlock (Collection of five original photographs from the 1973 film)

by John Landis (director, screenwriter, starring)

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Published
1973
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$65.00

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US: Gazotskie Productions, 1973. Collection of five vintage studio still photographs from the 1973 film. Director John Landis' first film, a spoof of 1950s monster movies, about a prehistoric apeman who terrorizes a small town. Set and shot on location in Southern California. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
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The Cabinet of Caligari (Collection of nine original photographs from the 1962 film)

by Robert Bloch (screenwriter); Roger Kay (director); Glynis Johns, Dan O'Herlihy, Richard Davalos (starring)

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Published
1962
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962. Collection of nine vintage studio still photographs, two borderless, from the 1962 film. Jane Lindstom's (Glynis Johns) car breaks down and she seeks assistance at the home of a man named Caligari (Dan O'Herlihy), where she soon finds herself prisoner, and none of the other residents seem willing to help. Not a remake of… Read more
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London: Strange Attractor Press, 2018. First Limited Edition, one of 500 non-numbered copies, as issued. With a sealed white card envelope containing a set of full-color postcards and an illustrated bookplate signed by author Stephen Thrower, with the currently unknown limitation number stamped in red at the bottom of the plate. Included with the limited edition, as called for,… Read more
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$600.00