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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

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

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Published
1987
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$475.00

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

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Published
1978
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$350.00

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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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$350.00
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The Informer (Two original oversize photographs from the 1935 film)

by Ford, John (director); Liam O'Flaherty (novel); Robert W. Coburn (still photographer); Dudley Nichols (screenwriter); Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster (starring)

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Published
1935
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$1,650.00

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N.p.: RKO Radio Pictures, 1935. Two vintage oversize double weight studio still photographs from the 1935 film by photographer Robert W. Coburn. Striking matte-finished photographs, printed with irregular margins. One from the climactic church scene as Gypo Nolan (Victor McLaglen), arms outstretched, implores God's forgiveness for betraying his friend Frankie, whose mother (Una O'Connor) is kneeling in the pew… Read more
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The Flying Irishman (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

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

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Published
1938
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$1,500.00

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Hollywood: 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 for montage… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Young Cassidy (Original photograph from the set of the 1965 film)

by Cardiff, Jack (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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$250.00

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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… Read more
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$250.00
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The Flight of the Earls (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Humble, Christopher (screenwriter, playwright)

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Published
1984
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$75.00

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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 Ford, John (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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$5,500.00

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Hollywood: 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 to the… Read more
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Little Old New York (First Edition)

by Young, Rida Johnson

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Published
1923
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$25.00

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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 Cardiff, Jack (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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$15.00

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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.… 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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Boy" U2 promotional die-cut poster (Original poster for U2's debut 1980 album)

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

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Published
1980
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$650.00

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New York: Island Records, 1980. Vintage black and white die-cut standee promotional poster for U2's 1980 debut album "Boy." Though "Boy" was reviewed at the time as relatively unpolished yet still having potential, U2 has gone on to be one of the most widely-recognized bands in the world. Over the years U2 has sold over 170 million… Read more
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Gateway (Collection of 46 original keybook set design photographs from the 1938 film)

by Werker, Alfred L. (director); Walter Reisch (story); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); Don Ameche, Arleen Whelan, Gregory Ratoff, Binnie Barnes (starring)

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Published
1938
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$350.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Collection of 46 vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1938 film. Original brown card front wrapper present, with the film title printed on the wrapper. An Irish woman (Whelan) is traveling to America for marriage when she is wrongly accused of a crime. Upon arrival at Ellis Island, she faces deportation… Read more
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Ryan's Daughter (Original double weight photograph for the set of the 1970 film)

by Willoughby, Robert [Bob] (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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$450.00

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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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$450.00
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The Search for Bridey Murphy (Original poster for the 1956 film)

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

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Published
1956
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$75.00

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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… Read more
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The Dead (Original Program for the 1987 film)

by Huston, John (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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Promotional poster blank for U2's "The Joshua Tree" tour (Original poster for U2's 1987 tour)

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

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Published
1987
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New York: Island Records, 1987. Vintage black, white, and gold US promotional poster blank for U2's 1987 tour in support of their phenomenal smash hit album "The Joshua Tree." Promotional poster blank for the tour supporting their fifth studio album "The Joshua Tree," with boxes reading "VENUE" and "DATE" that would later be replaced by said pertinent information.… Read more
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With or Without You" U2 promotional banner poster (Original poster for U2's 1987 "maxi-single")

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

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Published
1987
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$200.00

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New York: Island Records, 1987. Vintage black and white US promotional banner poster for U2's 1987 "maxi-single" release of their chart-topping hit "With or Without You." Promotional poster for the "With or Without You" single from the band's fifth studio album "The Joshua Tree." Critically acclaimed and publicly beloved, "The Joshua Tree" won U2 their first two Grammy… Read more
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A Candle for the Dead (First UK Edition)

by Patterson, Harry writing as Hugh Marlowe

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Published
1966
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$325.00

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London: Abelard-Schuman, 1966. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Basis for the 1967 Don Sharp film, "The Violent Enemy," starring Tom Bell, Susan Hampshire, and Ed Begley. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean, faint notation in holograph ink on the front endpaper. Jacket front flap is clipped at one corner with… Read more
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Ryan's Daughter (Original Press Kit for the 1970 film)

by Lean, David (director); Robert Bolt (screenwriter); Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Christopher Jones, Sarah Miles (starring)

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Published
1970
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$25.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1970. Vintage press kit for the epic 1970 film. The third collaboration between director Lean and screenwriter Bolt, following "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) and "Doctor Zhivago" (1965). Winner of two Academy Awards, for cinematographer Freddie Young and supporting actor John Mills. Nominated for two more, as well as ten BAFTA awards. Press… Read more
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Ryan's Daughter (Original deluxe archive 1970 film)

by Lean, David (director); Robert Bolt (screenwriter); Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Christopher Jones, Sarah Miles (starring)

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Published
1970
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$125.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1970. Vintage deluxe press kit for the epic 1970 film, including two oversize photos and six reference photographs. The third collaboration between director Lean and screenwriter Bolt, following "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) and "Doctor Zhivago" (1965). Winner of two Academy Awards, for cinematographer Freddie Young and supporting actor John Mills. Nominated for two more,… Read more
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$125.00