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Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Roman Polanski and Mia Farrow from the set of the 1968 film)

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

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Published
1968
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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Vintage reference photograph of Roman Polanski and Mia Farrow in front of the flagship Tiffany & Co. store on Fifth Ave, New York City, during the filming of the 1968 film. Based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. A seminal horror film, one of the best genre pictures ever made, from the earliest… Read more
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Eraserhead (Original photograph from the 1977 film)

by Lynch, David (director, screenwriter); Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates (starring)

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Published
1973
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$750.00

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Los Angeles: American Film Institute [AFI], 1973. Vintage borderless photograph of director David Lynch, actor Jack Nance, and cinematographer Herbert Cardwell on the set of the 1977 film. holograph annotations on the verso. Lynch's film was shot piecemeal on an AFI backlot in Los Angeles over a period of five years. Two years into the project,… Read more
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The Leech Woman (Vintage photograph from the 1960 film)

by Dein, Edward (director); David Duncan (screenwriter); Coleen Gray, Grant Williams, Phillip Terry, Gloria Talbott (starring)

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Published
1960
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$15.00

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Universal City, CA: Unviersal International Pictures, 1960. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1960 film. Mimeo snipe affixed on the verso. Based on a story by Ben Pivar and Francis Rosenwald. A doctor journeys to Africa with his wife, hoping to obtain an anti-aging drug promised him by a native woman. 8 x 10 inches. Very… Read more
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Gargoyles (Original treatment for the 1972 television film)

by Norton Bill L. (director); Stephen Karpf, Elinor Karpf (screenwriters); Cornel Wilde, Jennifer Salt, Gayson Hall (starring)

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Published
1972
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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Treatment script for 1972 television film which aired on November 21, 1972 on CBS. Ribbon copy script, with illustrated front wrapper with annotation on top in holograph ink. Anthropologist Dr. Mercer Boley (Cornel Wilde) and his daughter Diana (Jennifer Salt) receive word of a mysterious skeleton unearthed in the desert and decide to excavate it… Read more
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The Shadow of the Cat (Original screenplay for the 1961 film)

by Gilling, John (director); George Baxt (screenwriter); Andre Morell, Barbara Shelley, William Lucas (starring)

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Published
1960
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London: Hammer Film Productions, 1960. Draft script for the 1961 Hammer film, with name of editor John Pomeroy written in holograph ink and struck over with holograph pencil, with copy No. 51 noted in holograph pencil, all at the top margin of the front wrapper. Three pages of the script have annotations in holograph ink, highlighting a section of… Read more
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Ichi the Killer (Original screenplay for the 2001 film)

by Miike, Takashi (director); Sakichi Sato, Hideo Yamamoto (screenwriter); tadanobu Asano, Shun Sugata, Jun Kunimura (starring)

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Published
2001
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Tokyo: Omega Project, 2001. Shooting script for the controversial 2001 Japanese film. All titles and text in Japanese. Based on Hideo Yamamoto's 1998 manga, wherein a disturbed man is manipulated by a sadomasochistic crime lord into increasingly violent acts against yakuza gang members. Set and shot on location in Tokyo. White titled wrappers with… Read more
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Son of Dracula (Original photograph from the 1943 film)

by Siodmak, Robert (director); Curt Siodmak (story); Eric Taylor (screenwriter); Lon Chaney, Jr., Robert Page, Louise Allbritton, Evelyn Ankers (starring)

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Published
1943
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1943. Vintage publicity photograph of Lon Chaney, Jr. and Louise Allbritton from the 1943 film. Mimeo snipe and "Photofest" label, obscuring a "Carlos Clarens Collection" stamp, on the verso. The third Dracula film from the Universal Classic Monster series, preceded by "Dracula" (1931), directed by Tod Browning, starring Bela Lugosi, and… Read more
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Madadayo (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Kurosawa, Akira (director); Michael DeForrest (novel); Tomomi Tsukasa (screenwriter); Michiko Sakyo, Yuichi Minato, Akihiko Kanbara, Naomi Tani (starring)

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Published
1992
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Tokyo: Dentsu Music and Entertainment, 1992. Draft script for the 1993 film. Based on the essays by Hyakken Uchida. Following World War II, a retired professor finds late in life that his quality of life is greatly reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with a group of his adoring students.… Read more
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Dracula (Original script for the 1977 play)

by Deane, Hamilton, and John Balderston (playwrights), Dennis Rosa (director), Edward Gorey (scenic design, costume design); Frank Langella, Alan Coates, Jerome Dempsey (starring)

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Published
1977
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New York: McCann and Nugent, 1977. Draft script for the 1977 play which opened on October 20, 1977, at the Martin Beck Theatre, for a run of 925 performances, closing on January 6, 1980. Based on Bram Stoker's classic 1897 Gothic novel and written in 1924 by Irish actor and playwright Hamilton Deane, then revised by American writer… Read more
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Satanik (Original screenplay for an unproduced Spanish film)

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Published
1983
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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Draft script for an unproduced Spanish film. Spanish language. "Satanik" written in holograph marker in a large stylized fashion on front wrapper. Stamp of Spanish film company "Copercines" on front wrapper. Title page stamped with "Filmoteca Nacional de Espana" (National Film Library of Spain) "Procedencia" (Origin) with the name Manzanos written in holograph ink, boxed… Read more
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Flowers in the Attic (Original screenplay for the 1987 film, inscribed by Kristy Swanson)

by Bloom, Jeffrey (director, screenwriter); Virginia C. Andrews (novel); Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Louise Fletcher, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams (starring)

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Published
1986
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Los Angeles: New World Pictures, 1986. Revised Third Draft script for the 1987 film. INSCRIBED by actor Kristy Swanson on the title page to an unknown crew member. Based on the 1979 Gothic novel by Virginia C. Andrews, about the incestuous plight of four unlucky siblings whose mother abandons them in the attic of her family's decaying ancestral… Read more
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Gremlins (Original screenplay for the 1984 film)

by Dante, Joe (director); Chris Columbus (screenwriter); Steven Spielberg (executive producer); Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton (starring)

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Published
1983
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$650.00

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Burbank, CA: Amblin Entertainment, 1983. Eighth Draft script for the 1984 film, yellow stock, including 19 additional goldenrod revision pages. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their name in holograph ink on front wrapper and the first page of the revision. Hole shadows but with script and revision leaves watermarked GREM00104 throughout, a standard practice for Amblin… Read more
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Original photograph from the set of the 1975 film)

by Sharman, Jim (director, screenwriter); Richard O'Brien (screenwriter); Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwich, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Meat Loaf (starring)

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Published
1975
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975. Vintage borderless photograph of Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien, and Patricia Quinn on the set of the classic 1975 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. 9.25 x 7 inches. Near Fine. National Film Registry.
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Death Valley (Original screenplay for the 1982 film)

by Richards, Dick (director); Richard Rothstein (screenwriter); Paul Le Mat, Catherine Hicks, Stephen McHattie, Wilford Brimely (starring)

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Published
1980
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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Draft script for the 1982 film. Title page contains "#40" written in holograph pencil on the upper right, likely a copy number, as well as several pages with annotations, again in holograph pencil, commenting, circling and striking scenes, action and dialogue. From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose best known credits include… Read more
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Simon, King of the Witches [Simon] (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

by Kessler, Bruce (director); Robert Phippeny (screenwriter); Andrew Prine, George Paulsin, Brenda Scott, Gerald York (starring)

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Published
1970
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Los Angeles: Fanfare Films, 1970. Draft script for the 1971 film, here under the working title "Simon". With a holograph ink annotation noting the script as No. 24 along with the name of an unknown crew member to the front wrapper, and holograph pencil annotations to several pages, most regarding camera operation. One of the strangest films… Read more
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Veronica's Room (Original script for the 1973 play)

by Levin, Ira (playwright); Ellis Rabb (director); Eileen Heckart, Regina Baff, Kipp Osborne, Arthur Kennedy (starring)

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Published
1973
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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Draft script for the 1973 play, which premiered at the Music Box Theatre on October 25. With a single copied holograph annotation to the title page. A vintage script produced internally to the production, but from a master with punch-holes, thus this copy showing copied punch-holes. A taut psychological thriller, wherein an older couple brings… Read more
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The Dead Zone (Original screenplay for the 1983 film)

by Cronenberg, David (director); Jeffrey Boam (screenwriter); Stephen King (novel); Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Brooke Adams (starring)

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Published
1980
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N.p.: N.p., 1980. First Draft script for the 1983 film. Accompanied by a twenty-page German language program and single-page English promotional synopsis for the film. An early draft, written by screenwriter Jeffrey Boam a year after the novel's release at the request of Lorimar Film Entertainment, before they shuttered their film division and the rights went to… Read more
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The Baby (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Post, Ted (director); Abe Polsky (screenwriter); Anjanette Corner, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill (starring)

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Published
1973
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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Draft script for the 1973 film. With holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout, noting props and a few line revisions. A young social worker attempts to help a 21 year-old mentally disabled man named "Baby"-unaware that Baby's eccentric family holds a dark, violent secret. A campy but genuinely disturbing, low-budget horror classic. Pink titled… Read more
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Voices (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Billington, Kevin (director); Richard Lortz (play); George Kirgo, Robert Enders (screenwriters); David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Lynn Farleigh (starring)

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Published
1972
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London: Warden Productions, 1972. Draft script for the 1973 film, with notation of underlined "A-9" in holograph ink on top right of title page. Young couple Robert (David Hemmings) and Claire (Gayle Hunnicutt) tragically lose their 6-year old son David (Adam Bridge) in an accidental drowning. Claire, traumatized, breaks down, and after multiple suicide attempts is committed… Read more
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Dracula (Original script for the 1977 play)

by Stoker, Bram (novel); Dennis Rosa (director); Hamilton Deane, John Balderston (playwrights); Frank Langella, Alan Coates, Ann Sachs, Jerome Dempsey (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for the 1977 revival of the 1924 play. With a single holograph ink annotation to the title page. A successful production, especially remarkable for its use of surrealist illustrator Edward Gorey's set and costume designs, which were originally created for an Off-Broadway staging in 1973. The 1977 revival opened on October 20 at the… Read more
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