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The Revolt of the Slaves (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Malasomma, Nunzio (director); Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (novel); Stefano Strucchi, Duccio Tessari (screenwriters); Rhonda Fleming, Lang Jeffries, Ettore Manni, Fernando Rey, Serge Gainsbourg (starring)

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Published
1960
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$65.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1960. Collection of ten vintage studio still photographs from the 1960 film. "The Revolt of the Slaves" is based on the 1854 novel "Fabiola, or the Church of the Catacombs" by English Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman and set in 4th century AD Rome during Christian persecution under Roman Emperor Diocletian. Claudia (Rhonda… Read more
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Revenge of the Gladiators (Collection of 19 original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Lupo, Michele (director); Lionello De Felice, Ernesto Guida (screenwriters); Roger Brown, Scilla Gabel, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Daniele Vargas (starring)

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Published
1964
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1964. Collection of 19 vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film. Released in the U.S. under the title "Revenge of the Gladiators," it was originally released in Italy under the title "La vendetta di Spartacus" or "The Revenge of Spartacus," which it is also known by. "Revenge of the Gladiators" was the first… Read more
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$125.00
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Oasis of Fear [Stress] (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

by Lenzi, Umberto (director, screenwriter); Lucia Drudi Demby, Antonio Altoviti (screenwriters); Irene Papas, Ray Lovelock, Ornella Muti, Michel Bardinet (starring)

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Published
1970
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$850.00

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Rome: Copisteria Attilia, 1970. Draft script for the 1971 film, here under the working title "Stress". With two holograph ink annotations to the front wrapper and title page noting the name of the film. Text in English. Two young hippies who smuggle pornography for a living hide out in a seemingly abandoned villa--unaware the villa's owner is… Read more
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$850.00
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Le Novelle Della Pescara (Three original screenplays for an unproduced television series)

by D'Annunzio, Gabriele (novel); Cesare Zavattini, Pasquale Prunas, Vittorio De Sica (screenwriters)

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Published
1974
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$275.00

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Rome: Aquila Cinematografica, 1974. Two Draft scripts and one treatment script for an unproduced television miniseries, bound together in a black binder. Text in English. Loosely based on Italian writer Gabriele D'Annunzio's 1902 collection "De Novelle Della Pescara." A triad of violent, often romantic fables about three women--a nun whose downfall is desire, a widow who begins a… Read more
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$275.00
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Il Deserto Rosso (First Edition)

by Antonioni, Michelangelo (author); Carlo di Carlo (editor)

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Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
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$325.00

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Rocca di San Casciano, Italy: Cappelli, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. Text in Italian. The screenplay and affiliated commentary for the 1960 film, illustrated with black and white film stills and production photographs. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Boards lightly bowed, with a vintage bookseller's price sticker to the rear pastedown. Jacket… Read more
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$325.00
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Journey to Italy [Viaggio in Italia] (Original photograph of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini from the set of the 1954 film)

by Rossellini, Roberto (director, screenwriter); Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban, Anna Proclemer (starring); Colette (novel); Vitaliano Brancati (screenwriter);

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Published
1953
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$325.00

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New York: International News Photos, 1953. Vintage photograph of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini on the set of the 1954 film. Mimeo snipe, dated May 17, 1953, "International News Photos" and "Return to: Chronicle Files" stamps on verso. The International News Photos snipe addresses the movie as "New Wine." While we could not verify that working title,… Read more
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$325.00
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Blood Feud [Titoli di Testa] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Wertmuller, Lina (director, screenwriter); Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Giancarlo Giannini, Turi Ferro (starring)

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Published
1978
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$3,500.00

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London: Lord Grade, 1978. Draft script for the 1978 film, here under the working title "Titoli di Testa". Copy belonging to script supervisor Franca Invernizzi, with her extensive holograph annotations on nearly every page (and many page versos) regarding camera shots, takes, timing, and dialogue. Bound in after the script is an annotated list of scenes, and several handwritten… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Il decimo clandestino [The Tenth One in Hiding] (Original screenplay for the 1989 television film)

by Wertmuller, Lina (director, screenwriter); Giovanni Guareschi (novel); Piera Degli Esposti, Dominique Sanda, Hartmut Becker (starring)

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Published
1989
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$2,000.00

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Rome: Reteitalia, 1989. Draft script for the 1989 television film, which originally aired on Video 80 on May 12. Copy belonging to script supervisor Franca Invernizzi, with her extensive holograph annotations on nearly every page (and many page versos) regarding camera shots, takes, timing, and dialogue. Bound in after the script is an annotated list of scenes, and several… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Francesca and Nunziata (Original screenplay for the 2001 television film)

by Wertmuller, Lina (director, screenwriter); Elvio Porta (screenwriter); Maria Orsini Natale (novel); Sophia Loren, Giancarlo Giannini, Claudia Gerini (starring)

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Published
2000
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$1,500.00

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Rome: Solaris Cinematografica, 2000. Eighth Draft script for the 2001 television film, which originally aired on January 22 on Channel 5. Copy belonging to script supervisor Franca Invernizzi, with her extensive holograph annotations on nearly every page (and many page versos) regarding camera shots, takes, timing, and dialogue. Bound in after the script are six pages of Invernizzi's handwritten… Read more
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Blow-Up (Collection of 20 original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Antonioni, Michelangelo (director, screenwriter); Julio Cortazar (short story); Arthur Evans (still photographer); Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond (screenwriter); David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles (starring)

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Published
1966
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$2,200.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Collection of 20 vintage borderless photographs from the 1966 film, 18 reference photographs and 2 fashion photographs of Rosaleen Murray and Ann Norman. Mimeo snipes on the verso of three of the photographs. Inspired by the 1959 short story "Las Babas del Diablo" by Julio Cortazar. Michelangelo Antonioni's first English-language film, marking… Read more
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$2,200.00
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Zabriskie Point (Original photograph of Daria Halprin from the 1970 film)

by Antonioni, Michelangelo (director, screenwriter); Bruce Davidson (still photographer); Franco Rossetti, Sam Shepard, Tonino Guerra, Clare Peploe (screenwriters); Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin, Bill Garaway, Kathleen Cleaver (starr

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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 studio still photograph, with wide horizontal margins, of Daria Halprin, seemingly trapped in the middle of a mid-century modern glass vestibule, from the 1970 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Antonioni's great American experiment, and the only film the director ever made in the United States, written for the screen by… Read more
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$450.00
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L'Eclisse [The Eclipse] (Original photograph of Monica Vitti from the 1962 film)

by Antonioni, Michelangelo (director, screenwriter); Sergio Strizzi (still photographer); Tonino Guerra, Elio Bartolini, Ottiero Ottieri (screenwriter); Alain Delon, Monica Vitti, Francisco Rabl, Louis Seigner (starring)

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Published
1962
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$950.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1962. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Monica Vitti sitting on a sofa and staring into the existential void, from the 1962 film. "ROMA's Press Photo" stamp on verso, with address in Rome for same. The third and final chapter of Michelangelo Antonioni's trilogy, preceeded by "L'Avventura" (1960), starring Gabriele Ferzetti and Monica Vitti, and… Read more
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$950.00
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Nights of Cabiria [Cabiria] (Two original photographs from the 1957 film)

by Fellini, Federico (director, screenwriter); Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenwriters); Giulietta Masina, Francois Perier, Amedeio Nazzari (starring)

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Published
1957
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$325.00

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N.p.: Lopert Films Inc, 1957. Two vintage photographs from the 1957 film, one promotional photograph of Giulietta Masina and one studio still photograph of Masina and Francois Perier, here under the international release title "Cabiria." Federico Fellini's compassionate and grounded masterpiece, with a stunning and heart-breaking performance from (Fellini's wife) Masina as Cabiria, a naive prostitute… Read more
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La Dolce Vita (Two original photographs from the 1961 US release of the 1960 Italian film)

by Fellini, Federico (director, screenwriter); Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi (screenwriters); Marcello Mastoianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimee (starring)

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Published
1961
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$675.00

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New York: Bill Doll and Company, 1961. Two vintage borderless studio still photographs from the US release of the 1961 Italian film. Large Astor Release snipe on verso, one with "R.R. Stuart Collection" stamp on verso. Fellini's most pivotal film, if not his finest. Unlike the more sentimental and abstract films that would follow, "La Dolce… Read more
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$675.00
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[The] Battle of Algiers (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1968 US release of the 1966 film)

by Pontecorvo, Gillo (director, screenwriter); Franco Solinas (screenwriter); Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi (starring)

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Published
1968
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$150.00

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N.p.: Allied Artists, 1968. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs from the 1968 US release of the 1966 film, housed in their original brown paper envelope stamped "Battle of Algiers B7," with annotations on envelope in holograph marker. Italian neorealist director Gillo Pontecorvo's careful, documentary style account of the guerrilla war for Algerian independence from… Read more
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$150.00
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Mon Oncle (Original photograph from the 1958 film)

by Tati, Jaczues (director, screenwriter, starring); Andre Dino (still photographer); Jacques Lagrange, Jean L'Hote (screenwriter); Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Servantie, Alain Becourt (starring)

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Published
1958
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$95.00

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N.p.: Continental Distributing, 1958. Vintage reference photograph of Jacques Tati from the 1958 film. The director's second of four films featuring the inimitable Monsieur Hulot. In this chapter, Hulot strays from his rather ordinary Paris neighborhood and into a modern, suburban one, where technological chaos reigns. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes, and… Read more
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Belle de Jour (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1968 US release of the 1967 French film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Joseph Kessel (novel); Raymond Voinquel (still photographer); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); STACatherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli (starring)

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Published
1968
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$750.00

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Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1968. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1968 US release of the 1967 French film. Bunuel's first color film, about a bored and directionless young housewife who begins working in a brothel while her husband is at work, with tragic consequences for him and a jealous client involved in… Read more
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$750.00
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One Woman's Lover [Legami Non Impossibili] (Original photograph from the 1974 film)

by D'Allesandro, Joe (starring); Sergio Bazzini (director, screenwriter); Ingo Hermes (screenwriter); Andrea Ferreol, Marino Mase, Daniela Metternich (starring)

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Published
1974
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$450.00

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Munich: Concorde Film, 1974. Vintage borderless candid reference photograph of Warhol superstar Joe D'Allesandro in the 1974 Italian film. With a mimeo snipe to the verso. By the time D'Allesandro appeared in the torrid romantic drama "One Woman's Lover", he was already well established as a gay icon and noted male sex symbol as a result… Read more
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$450.00
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The Wild, Wild Planet (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Margheriti, Antonio (director); Ivan Reiner, Renato Moretti (screenwriters); Tony Russell, Lisa Gastoni, Massimo Serato (starring)

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Published
1966
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$175.00

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N.p.: Mercury Film International, 1966. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1966 film. "The Wild, Wild Planet," was the first film in Antonio Margheriti's "Gamma One Quadrilogy," followed by "The War of the Planets" (1966), "War Between the Planets" (1966) and "The Snow Devils" (1967) which uniquely established the Italian space and sci-fi genre of the… Read more
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$175.00
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The Queen (Original screenplay for the 2006 film)

by Frears, Stephen (director); Peter Morgan (screenwriter); Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings (starring)

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Published
2005
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 2005. Draft script for the 2006 film. An intimate look at the British Royal family from May to September of 1997, following the death of Princess Diana on August 31, 1977, and the struggle between Queen Elizabeth's (Helen Mirren) desire to treat it as a private affair, and Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) and… Read more
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$375.00