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cover of The Haunting of Hill House (First Edition)

The Haunting of Hill House (First Edition)

by Shirley Jackson

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Published
1959
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First Edition
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$3,750.00

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New York: Viking, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. Shirley Jackson's mesmerizing, standout novel. Basis for the 1953 film directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Harris and Claire Bloom. Near Fine in a Very Good or better price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket front panel lightly creased at the top edge, with brief wear at the corners and a… Read more
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cover of Demon Seed (Archive of seven photographs by Alan Pappe from the 1977 film)

Demon Seed (Archive of seven photographs by Alan Pappe from the 1977 film)

by Donald Cammell (director); Dean Koontz (novel); Robert Jaffe, Roger O. Hirson (screenwriter); Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham (starring)

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Published
1977
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$675.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1977. Archive of seven vintage double weight, borderless photographs from the 1977 film by special photographer Alan Pappe. Included is are four striking photographs of Julie Christie, two photographs showing Fritz Weaver and Julie Christie with "the creature," and one photograph of director Donald Cammell on the set. With the stamp of photographer Alan… Read more
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$675.00
cover of Stanley (Original screenplay for the 1972 film, producer's working copy)

Stanley (Original screenplay for the 1972 film, producer's working copy)

by William Grefé (director); Gary Crutcher (screenwriter); Chris Robinson, Alex Rocco, Steve Alaimo (starring)

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Published
1971
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$850.00

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Miami, FL: William Grefe, 1971. Revised Final draft script for the 1972 film, belonging to Executive Producer John H. Burrows, with "Burrows" written in holograph ink on top right of wrapper. Housed in a denim three-ring binder with the front annotation of title in holograph marker, annotation of title in holograph ink on front wrapper, and annotations to verso… Read more
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$850.00
cover of He Knows You're Alone (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

He Knows You're Alone (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

by Armand Mastroianni (director); Scott Parker (screenwriter); Caitlin O'Heaney, Don Scardino, Elizabeth Kemp, Tom Rolfing (starring)

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Published
1980
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$75.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing seven black and white photographs, and ten gatherings of promotional reading material. A young bride-to-be is stalked by a mysterious slasher on the eve of her wedding. Hot on the heels of "Halloween" (1978). Shot on location in… Read more
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cover of The Dark Eyes of London (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

The Dark Eyes of London (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Edgar Wallace (novel); Bela Lugosi (starring); Walter Summers (director, screenwriter); Patrick Kirwan, John Argyle, Jan Van Lusil (screenwriters); Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt (starring)

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Published
1939
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Pre-production Dialogue script for the 1939 film. With holograph ink annotations on the front wrapper. Based on the 1924 novel. A disturbed physician who works as a part-time insurance broker collects the policy payouts from men he arranges to have murdered, using the home for the blind where he works as doctor-on-call as a front.… Read more
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$450.00
cover of The Legacy (Original press kit for the 1978 film)

The Legacy (Original press kit for the 1978 film)

by Richard Marquand (director); Jimmy Sangster, Patrick Tilley, Paul Wheeler (screenwriters); Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, John Standing, Margaret Tyzack (starring)

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Published
1978
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$75.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1978. Vintage press kit for the 1978 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 11 black and white photographs, and 18 gatherings of promotional reading material. An American couple visiting England for work are invited to an isolated country estate, where a mysterious patron has invited the disparate beneficiaries of his will. Folder,… Read more
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cover of Leonor (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

Leonor (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by Juan Luis Buñuel (director, screenwriter); Bernardino Zapponi, Pierre-Jean Maintigneux, Michel Nuridzani (screenwriters); Michel Piccoli, Liv Ullman, Ornella Muti (starring)

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Published
1975
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Draft script for the 1975 film. Text in English. A medieval nobleman maddened by grief makes a pact with the devil to resurrect his dead wife, who returns with a lust for the blood of children. Light blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for director Juan Buñuel and screenwriters Bernardino… Read more
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cover of Reborn [Bloody Mary] (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

Reborn [Bloody Mary] (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Bigas Luna (director, screenwriter); Dennis Hopper, Michael Moriarty, Antonella Murgia (starring)

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Published
1981
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Draft script for the 1981 Spanish-American film, here under the working title "Bloody Mary." Laid in with the script is a typed letter from casting agent Paul Kohner to producer John R. Pepper returning the script. Text in English. A disquieting satire of Catholicism in the late 20th century from noted Spanish director Bigas… Read more
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cover of Alien (Original post-production screenplay for the 1979 film)

Alien (Original post-production screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Ridley Scott (director); Dan O'Bannon, Walter Hill, David Giler (screenwriters); H.R. Giger (effects); Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton (starring)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Revised Final Draft script for the 1979 film. Post-production script indicating changes as noted on the first leaf, for: dialogue, computer readout information, miniature effects shots; conceptions and alteration; scene transpositions and scene omissions, all as written and edited after completion of principal photography on October 21, 1978." Revisions credited to producers Walter Hill… Read more
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cover of Caltiki, The Immortal Monster [Caltiki, il mostro immortale] (Original photograph from the 1959 film)

Caltiki, The Immortal Monster [Caltiki, il mostro immortale] (Original photograph from the 1959 film)

by Mario Bava, Riccardo Freda (directors); Filippo Sanjust (screenwriter); John Merivale, Didi Perego, Gerard Herter, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart (starring)

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Published
1959
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N.p.: N.p., 1959. Vintage reference photograph from the 1959 Italian film. A team of archaeologists investigating Mayan ruins discover a giant blob monster which appears to be related to a comet passing near the earth. An early directorial effort by influential Italian filmmaker Mario Bava, who would go on to define the giallo genre. 10 x… Read more
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cover of The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (Two original photographs of Jodie Foster from the 1976 film)

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (Two original photographs of Jodie Foster from the 1976 film)

by Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen (starring); Nicolas Gessner (director); Laird Koenig (screenwriter, novel); Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, Scott Jacoby (starring)

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Published
1976
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Two vintage color reference photographs from the 1976 film, one showing actor Jodie Foster, the other showing Foster with actor Scott Jacoby. With the stamps of Israel Film Archive on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on Laird Koenig's 1974 novel, wherein a teenage girl living… Read more
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$225.00
cover of The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein [La Maldicion de Frankenstein] (Original photograph from the 1973 film)

The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein [La Maldicion de Frankenstein] (Original photograph from the 1973 film)

by Jesus [Jess] Franco (director, screenwriter); Alberto Dalbes, Dennis Price, Howard Vernon, Fernando Bilbao, Anne Libert (starring)

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Published
1973
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Vintage borderless color reference photograph from the 1973 film. With a provenance stamp and several holograph ink annotations to the verso. Dr. Frankenstein's monster is stolen by Cagliostro, a rival scientist who hopes to breed the creature with his own animal-human hybrids and create a master race. A vividly psychedelic entry from prolific Spanish… Read more
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cover of Dark Shadows (Archive of 298 vernacular television screen snapshots of the 1966-1971 television series)

Dark Shadows (Archive of 298 vernacular television screen snapshots of the 1966-1971 television series)

by Dan Curtis (creator); Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett, Joan Bennett (starring)

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Published
1970
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$2,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Archive of 298 vernacular snapshots of the 1966-1971 soap opera television series, taken from a television screen, carefully housed in a 29-page photograph album, circa 1970. A peculiar and substantial archive, anonymously shot and compiled, circa 1969-1970, of the televised broadcast. A remarkable document of the obsessive fandom that accompanied the strange and long-running soap,… Read more
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cover of Candyman (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

Candyman (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Clive Barker (story); Bernard Rose (director, screenwriter); Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons, Xander Berkeley, Vanessa Williams (starring)

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Published
1991
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$875.00

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Los Angeles: Propaganda Films, 1991. Revised Draft script for the 1992 horror film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their holograph ink annotations throughout. Based on Clive Barker's 1984 short story "The Forbidden," about an affluent white graduate student who is drawn into the gruesome legend of the Candyman, the hook-handed ghost of a murdered… Read more
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cover of Blade (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

Blade (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

by Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson (starrine); Stephen Norrington (director); David S. Goyer (screenwriter)

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Published
1996
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Burbank, CA: New Line Cinema, 1996. Revised Draft script for the 1998 film, copy belonging to Master Lead Painter Charlie Palazzo, with the annotations in holograph ink of "Charli P. / Print Dept." and copy number "301" on the front wrapper. "Blue Rev.1" script on blue paper, dated 12/11/96, with copy number "707" in holograph ink on the top… Read more
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cover of Dead Ringers (Original press kit for the video release of the 1988 film)

Dead Ringers (Original press kit for the video release of the 1988 film)

by David Cronenberg (director, screenwriter); Bari Wood, Jack Geasland (book); Norman Snider (screenwriter); Jeremy Irons, Genevieve Bujold (starring)

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Published
1988
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$45.00

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Culver City, CA: Media Home Entertainment, 1988. Vintage press kit for the VHS/Beta release of the 1988 film. Pocketed illustrated folder containing two gatherings of promotional reading materials and four pages of xerographically duplicated film reviews. Based on the novel "Twins" by Bari Wood and Jack Geasland, a fictionalized account of the lives of Stewart and Cyril Marcus,… Read more
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cover of That Cold Day in the Park (Original photograph of Sandy Dennis from the 1969 film)

That Cold Day in the Park (Original photograph of Sandy Dennis from the 1969 film)

by Robert Altman (director); Gillian Freeman (screenwriter); Peter Miles (novel); Sandy Dennis, Michael Burns (starring)

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Published
1969
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1969 film, showing a topless Sandy Dennis. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1965 novel by Peter Miles, about a woman who becomes obsessed with a mute teenage boy. Director Robert Altman's breakthrough film. Shot on location in… Read more
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cover of The Exorcist (Original photograph of William Friedkin and Linda Blair on the set of the 1973 film)

The Exorcist (Original photograph of William Friedkin and Linda Blair on the set of the 1973 film)

by William Friedkin (director); William Peter Blatty (screenwriter, novel); Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb (starring)

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Published
1973
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1973. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1973 film, showing director William Friedkin in conversation with young actress Linda Blair between takes. Based on the 1971 novel by screenwriter William Peter Blatty. The first and finest film in the series, following the demonic possession of a twelve-year-old girl and the ensuing attempts to… Read more
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cover of The Tenant (Original photograph of Roman Polanski and Isabelle Adjani from the 1976 film)

The Tenant (Original photograph of Roman Polanski and Isabelle Adjani from the 1976 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, starring), Isabelle Adjani (starring); Roland Topor (novel); Gerard Brach (screenwriter); Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage borderless double weight reference photograph from the 1976 film, showing director-actor Roman Polanski and actress Isabelle Adjani. Collection stamp on the verso. Based on the 1964 novel "Le locataire chimerique" (or "The Tenant" in the US edition) by Roland Topor. The third and final film in Polanski's "Apartment Trilogy," following "Repulsion" and "Rosemary's… Read more
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cover of The Amazing Mr. X [The Spiritualist] (Original pressbook for the 1948 film)

The Amazing Mr. X [The Spiritualist] (Original pressbook for the 1948 film)

by Bernard Vorhaus (director); Crane Wilbur, Muriel Roy Bolton, Ian McLellan Hunter (screenwriters); Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell (starring)

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Published
1948
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$125.00

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West Hollywood: Eagle-Lion, 1948. Vintage pressbook for the 1948 film. A woman believes she is being haunted by her late husband, and befriends a mysterious spiritualist who claims to have the answers to her grief. One leaf, bifold. 11 x 17 inches. Very Good plus overall. Grant US. Lyons US. Selby US. Spicer… Read more
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