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Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (Original screenplay for the 1970 Irish film)

by Gene Wilder, Margot Kidder (starring); Waris Hussein (director); Gabriel Walsh (screenwriter); Eileen Colgan, David Kelly (starring)

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Published
1970
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Hollywood: Liffey Productions, 1970. Draft script for the 1970 Irish film. An amiable manure collector finds himself facing hard times when Dublin bans horses, and considers moving to America after falling in love with an American exchange student. Set and shot on location in Dublin. Red titled wrappers, encased in clear vinyl wrappers. Title… Read more
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Rooney (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Catherine Cookson (novel); George Pollock (director); Patrick Kirwan (screenwriter); John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Barry Fitzgerald (starring)

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Published
1957
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London: Pinewood Studios, 1957. Shooting script for the 1958 British film. Annotation in holograph ink of copy number "64" on front wrapper. Laid in are two loose pink revision pages and 36 bound pink revision pages. Based on the 1957 novel by Catherine Cookson. John Gregson, in a memorable performance, stars as Dublin trash collector James Ignatius Rooney,… Read more
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Ulysses (Collection of six original photographs from the 1967 film)

by Joseph Strick (director); James Joyce (novel); Fred Haines (screenwriter); Barbara Jefford, Milo O'Shea (starring)

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Published
1967
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Los Angeles: Continental Distributing, 1967. Collection of six vintage reference photographs from the 1967 film. With printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso. The first film adaptation of James Joyce's influential modernist novel, and one of the only adaptations to take its dialogue directly from the book. The film came under heavy threat of censorship due to… Read more
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Taxi (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

by Gregory Ratoff (director); D.M. Marshman Jr., Daniel Fuchs (screenwriters); Dan Dailey, Constance Smith, Mark Roberts (starring)

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Published
1952
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$3,500.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1952. Revised Draft script for the 1953 film. With screenwriter Daniel Fuchs' holograph pencil and ink annotations throughout, most noting substantive revisions and deletions. Loosely based on Jean-Paul Le Chanois' 1951 French film "Without Leaving an Address." An ill-tempered New York cabbie helps an Irish immigrant with an infant son locate her missing husband.… Read more
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The Run of the Country (Original photograph of Peter Yates from the set of the 1995 film)

by Peter Yates (director); Shane Connaughton (novel, screenwriter); Jonathan Hession (photographer); Albert Finney, Matt Keeslar, Victoria Smurfit (starring)

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Published
1995
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1995. Vintage reference photograph of director Peter Yates on the set of the 1995 film. Based on the 1991 novel by screenwriter Shane Cannaughton, Richard Yates final theatrical feature film. An Irish boy finds his strained relationship with his oppressive, widowed father, at its breaking point when he falls for an affluent northern… Read more
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Flight of the Doves (Two original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Ralph Nelson (director, screenwriter); Walter Macken (novel); Frank Gabrielson (screenwriter); Ron Moody Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire (starring)

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Published
1971
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Two vintage photographs from the 1971 film, one studio still of Ron Moody with Jack Wild and Helen Raye, and one headshot of Ron Moody. Both with "SIlver Screen Archives" stamp on the verso. Based on the 1963 Children's novel by Walter Macken. Two orphaned children, Finn and Derval Dove (Wild… Read more
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Finian's Rainbow (Original script for a touring version of the 1947 Broadway musical)

by E.Y. Harburg (book, lyrics); Fred Saidy (book); Burton Lane (music)

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Published
1948
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New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, 1948. Draft script for an unknown touring version, circa 1947-1948, of the stage musical originally produced on Broadway. In Tams-Witmark wrappers, a duplicating service associated with scripts printed for touring stage productions. Copy belonging to an uncredited cast member, Donald Burr, with his name in holograph pencil annotation to the title page and… Read more
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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

by Jack Clayton (director); Peter Nelson (screenwriter); Brian Moore (novel); Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins (starring)

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Published
1987
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London: HandMade Films, 1987. Revised Draft script for the 1987 film. Single holograph notation in ink on page 62 (a scene deletion). Based on the 1955 novel by Brian Moore. A pious spinster living in a boardinghouse begins an ersatz romance with a fellow resident looking to bankroll his next business venture. Novelist Moore, born and raised in… Read more
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Da (Original script for the 1978 play)

by Hugh Leonard (playwright); Melvin Bernhardt (director); Barnard Hughes, Brian Murray, Lois De Banzie, Mia Dillon (starring)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Draft script for the 1978 play, which premiered on May 1 at the Morosco Theatre in New York. With a single holograph ink annotation to the title page. Basis for the 1988 film, directed by Matt Clark. In 1968, a young expatriate writer returns to his childhood home in Dalkey after the death of his… Read more
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The Informer (Two original oversize photographs from the 1935 film)

by John Ford (director); Liam O'Flaherty (novel); Dudley Nichols (screenwriter); Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster (starring)

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Published
1935
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1935. Two vintage oversize double weight photographs from the 1935 film. The second of two films based on Liam O'Flaherty's 1925 novel, the first being Arthur Robison's 1929 British feature, about a former Republic Army member during the Irish War of Independence, who turns in one of his comrades to the… Read more
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The Flying Irishman (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Ernest Pagano, Dalton Trumbo (screenwriters); Leigh Jason (director); Douglas Corrigan, Paul Kelly, Robert Armstrong (starring)

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Published
1938
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1938. Final Draft script for the 1939 film. INSCRIBED by actor Gene Reynolds, who played a young Douglas Corrigan in the movie: "For Art / From Corrigan-as-a-boy / Gene Reynolds / Mar - 71" in holograph ink on an inset page preceding the script. With blue and white revisions pages (including some detail… Read more
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Young Cassidy (Original photograph from the set of the 1965 film)

by Jack Cardiff (director); Sean O'Casey (autobiography); John Whiting (screenwriter); Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith (starring)

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Published
1965
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1965. Vintage photograph from the set of the 1965 film. Mimeo snipe and Tony Crawley stamp on verso. A young Julie Christie sunning herself on the set of "Young Cassidy." Biographical drama based upon the life of playwright Sean O'Casey, John Cassidy (Taylor) in the film. Following the 1911 protest against British rule… Read more
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$250.00
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The Flight of the Earls (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Christopher Humble (screenwriter, playwright)

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Published
1984
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New York: Rick Leed, 1984. Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in is a letter from screenwriter and playwright Christopher Humble to John Huston of the Paul Kohner Agency. Based on Humble's award winning play of the same name, "The Flight of the Earls" which derives its title from the important event in Irish history in… Read more
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The Informer (Original screenplay for the 1935 film)

by John Ford (director); Liam O'Flaherty (novel); Dudley Nichols (screenwriter); Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame (starring)

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Published
1934
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1934. Draft script for the 1935 film. In a custom quarter leather clamshell box. The second of two films based on Liam O'Flaherty's 1925 novel, the first being Arthur Robison's 1929 British feature, about a former Republic Army member during the Irish War of Independence, who turns in one of his comrades… Read more
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Little Old New York (First Edition)

by Rida Johnson Young

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Published
1923
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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1923. First Photoplay Edition. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film. Based on the 1923 silent film, in turn based on the Rida Young Johnson's stage play, and directed by Sidney Olcott, and starring Marion Davies and Harrison Ford (no, not that Harrison Ford). The film, about an Irish woman who comes to… Read more
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Young Cassidy (Collection of three original photographs from the 1965 film)

by Jack Cardiff (director); Sean O'Casey (novel); John Whiting (screenwriter); Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith (starring)

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Published
1965
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1965. Collection of three vintage color studio still photographs from the 1965 film. The film follows the 1911 protest against British rule in Ireland. A young laborer-turned-playwrite combats the regime with his artistic practice. Shot on location in Ireland and England. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. … Read more
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I Will Follow" / "Boy" double-sided U2 promotional poster (Original poster for U2's first US tour in 1980)

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1980
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$550.00

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New York: Island Records, 1980. Vintage black and white double-sided poster for U2's 1980 US tour promoting their debut album "Boy" and hit single "I Will Follow." One side of the poster advertises press responses to U2's debut album "Boy," alongside a list of the band's upcoming US tour dates, while the other side has a close up… Read more
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Ryan's Daughter (Original double weight photograph for the set of the 1970 film)

by Robert [Bob] Willoughby (photographer); David Lean (director); Robert Bolt (screenwriter); Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Christopher Jones, Sarah Miles (starring)

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Published
1970
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1970. Vintage oversize, double weight, borderless still photograph from the 1970 film, showing director David Lean as he imparts some advice to star Christopher Jones during a smoke break. Winner of two Academy Awards, for cinematographer Freddie Young and supporting actor John Mills. Nominated for two more, as well as ten BAFTA awards. Shot,… Read more
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The Search for Bridey Murphy (Original poster for the 1956 film)

by Noel Langley (director, screenwriter); Morey Bernstein (book); Teresa Wright, Louis Hayward, Nancy Gates, Kenneth Tobey (starring)

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Published
1956
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1956. Vintage US three-sheet poster for the 1956 film. "Quebec Bureau de censure du cinema" rubber stamp on the top leaf. Notation in holograph pencil on the verso. Based on Morey Bernstein's 1956 book. Ruth Simmons (Wright) is hypnotized by Morey (Hayward), subsequently revealing that she was previously Bridey Murphy, an Irish woman who… Read more
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The Dead (Original Program for the 1987 film)

by John Huston (director); James Joyce (story); Francois Duhamel (photography); Tony Huston (screenwriter); Anjelica Juston, Donal McCann, Dan O'Herlihy, Donal Donnelly (starring)

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Published
1987
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New York: Vestron Pictures, 1987. Original program, printed in the US, for the 1987 British-American-Irish film. These programs saw popularity beginning in the 1960s and continued to be produced until the 1980s, and the ever-growing VHS market, with a particularly high distribution in Asian countries. This example features several full-color pages, on-the-set images, and biographies of the cast and… Read more
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