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The Upps of Suffolk Street (First Edition)

by Pollock, Wilma

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Published
1937
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First Edition
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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1937. First Edition. First Edition. Uncommon in dust jacket. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. With light soil and offsetting to the endpapers, and striping (from production) to the preliminary pages. Jacket is lightly rubbed and faded overall, with spine, flap folds, and interior lightly toned, and a small tear and… Read more
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The Rothschilds (Original script for the 1970 musical)

by Yellen, Sherman (book); Jerry Bock (music); Sheldon Harnick (lyrics); Frederic Morton (biography); Michael Kidd (director); Hal Linden, Jill Clayburgh, Keene Curtis (starring)

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Published
1969
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New York: Elkins Productions International Corporation, 1969. Draft script for the 1970 musical, which premiered on October 19, 1970 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and ran for 507 performances, closing on January 1, 1972. Copy number "38" in holograph ink on title page. Based on Frederic Morton's 1962 book "The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait," the musical tells of the… Read more
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The Flowering Peach (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1954 play)

by Odets, Clifford (playwright, director); Gene Cook, Louis Melacon (photographers); Menasha Skulnik, Berta Gersten, Mario Alcalde (starring)

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Published
1954
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New York: The Producers Theatre, 1954. Collection of 14 vintage photographs from the 1954 play. Eleven with "The Flowering Peach" stamps, two with photographer "Gene Cook" stamps, and two with photographer "Louis Melacon" stamps on verso. Laid in is an announcement of the premiere and an invitation to the play, both on Broadway producer and publicist Barry Hyams letterhead,… Read more
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The Source (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Michener, James (novel); Robert L. Joseph (screenplay)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. First Draft script for an unproduced film, separated into nine separate parts, likely for a television miniseries. Based on the 1965 historical novel by James Michener, a survey of the history of the Jewish people and the land of Israel. Screenwriter Robert L. Joseph was known for the 1953 film noir "The Hitch-Hiker" and… Read more
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Two Weeks Somewhere Else (Two original scripts for the 1966 play)

by Raucher, Herman (playwright)

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Published
1966
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New York: Hesseltine-Bookman-Seff, 1966. Archive including a Draft script and a Master Copy script for the 1966 play by Herman Raucher. Undated script has 2 small clippings taken from the title page, top right, which likely had the copy number written in and a 1 1/2 x .75" clipping taken from the lower right, which likely held the revision… Read more
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A Woman Called Golda: Part II (Original teleplay script for the 1982 television movie)

by Gibson, Alan (director); Harold Gast, Steve Gethers (screenwriters); Ingrid Bergman, Ned Beatty, Franklin Cover, Judy Davis (starring)

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Published
1981
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Culver City, CA: Harry Bennett Productions, 1981. Final Draft script for Part II the 1982 television movie (shown in two installments, at a length of 240 minutes). Winner of three Emmys, including Outstanding Lead Actress, and nominated for four more. A biopic on the life of Israel's first female prime minister, Golda Meir, recounts her story at… Read more
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Two original photographs of Marc Chagall, 1957

by Chagall, Marc (subject)

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Published
1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Two vintage borderless photographs of Marc Chagall painting in his studio, Saint-Paul-de-Vance, France, 1957. With agency stamps on the verso. Chagall moved to Saint-Paul-de-Vence in 1948 after seven years of living in exile in the United States during World War II. 7.5 x 11 inches Near Fine.
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Last Respects (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Weidman, Jerome (novel); Vicki Langer, Mik Cribben (screenwriters); Liv Ullman, Carol Kane (starring);

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Published
1979
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New York: N.p., 1979. Archive including a Draft script for an unproduced film, and several associated typed letters signed relating to the possible casting of Liv Ullmann and Carol Kane. Based on the 1972 novel by Jerome Weidman. Laid in to the script are a three page handwritten letter on Film Friends letterhead from Marilyn Feinstein to… Read more
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A Woman Called Golda [A Woman Called Golda: Part I] (Original teleplay script for the 1982 film)

by Gibson, Alan (director); Harold Gast, Steve Gethers (screenwriters); Ingrid Bergman, Ned Beatty, Franklin Cover, Judy Davis (starring)

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Published
1981
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Culver City, CA: Harry Bennett Productions, 1981. Final Draft script for Part II the 1982 television movie (shown in two installments, at a length of 240 minutes). Winner of three Emmys, including Outstanding Lead Actress, and nominated for four more. A biopic on the life of Israel's first female prime minister, Golda Meir, who tells her story… Read more
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Time Bomb (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Bar-Yotam, Reuven (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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Los Angeles: Sandy Howard Productions / New World Pictures, 1980. Draft script for an unproduced film. Holograph ink notation 108 on title page. Bar-Yotam is an Israeli actor and screenwriter, who is best known for his roles in "You Don't Mess with the Zohan" (2008), and "Moon Over Parador" (1988) along with several television appearances dating from… Read more
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Justine (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

by Cukor, George (director); Joseph Strick (director); Lawrence Durrell (novel); Lawrence B. Marcus (screenwriter)

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Published
1968
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968. Final Script for the 1969 film. Originally set to be made by maverick director Joseph Strick, who actually did some location shooting in Tunisia. However, Strick ran into disagreements with Fox executives, and was replaced with George Cukor, who shot the remainder of the film in Hollywood. Set in Alexandria in 1938,… Read more
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Joseph in Egypt (Original screenplay for an unproduced play)

by Klausner-Brandstatter, Margot (screenwriter); Renata Lenart (translation)

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N.p.: N.p.. Draft script for an unproduced play. Joseph, son of the biblical Jacob, is sold into slavery when he brothers begin to feel jealous that their father loves him more than all of them. He is brought to Egypt where he serves the Pharoah and a judge's wife lusts for him. He rises to a… Read more
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Kuhle Wampe oder Wem gehort die Welt [Who Owns the World] [Whither Germany] (Original poster for the 1932 film)

by Dudow, Slatan (director); Bertolt Brecht, Ernst Ottwald (screenwriter); Hertha Thiele, Gerhard Bienert (starring)

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Published
1933
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Germany: Kinematrade, 1933. Vintage US poster for the 1932 German communist propaganda film "Kuhle Wampe oder Wem gehort die Welt?" The subtitle is seen here under the English translation "Whither Germany." Circa 1933, as identified by the name of the Philadelphia theatre on the poster. The last and arguably most important communist film of the Weimar… Read more
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Portnoy's Complaint (Post-production script for the 1972 film)

by Lehman, Ernest (director, writer, producer); Phillip Roth (novel); Richard Benjamin, Karen Black, Lee Grant, Jack Somack (starring)

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1972
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1972. Post-production Draft script for the 1972 film. Based on the 1969 novel by Philip Roth, Alexander Portnoy (Benjamin) discusses his love life with his psychoanalyst, who uncovers his trials as a mother-obsessed young Jewish man who is infatuated with sex and masturbation, yet terrified of commitment. Set in New… Read more
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Goodbye, Columbus (Original Pressbook for the 1969 film)

by Roth, Philip (novel); Larry Pearce (director); Arnold Schulman (screenwriter); Richard Benjamin, Jack Klugman, Ali McGraw (starring)

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Published
1969
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Hollywood: Willow Tree / Paramount Pictures, 1969. Original pressbook for the 1969 film. Based on the 1959 novella by Philip Roth. A budding romance between two people of Jewish heritage forces them to reconcile their very different upbringings. Arnold Schulman received an Academy Award nomination for his screenplay. Ali McGraw's film debut. 12.25 x 15… Read more
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The Mad Adventures of "Rabbi" Jacob (Original photograph from the 1973 film)

by Oury, Gerard (director); Gerard Oury, Daniele Thompson, Josy Eisenberg, Roberto De Leonardis (screenwriter); Louis de Funes, Suzy Delair, Marcel Dalio (starring)

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Published
1973
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973. Vintage black-and-white reference studio still photographs from the 1973 film. The film follows the blunders of an anti-Semitic Frenchman, a Rabbi, and an Arab revolutionary. After a merry mixup, the Frenchman must disguise himself as the Rabbi, who is subsequently confused for the revolutionary. Audiences were initially turned off by the… Read more
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The Shop on Main Street [Obchod na korze] (Original herald for the 1965 film)

by Kadar, Jan, Elmar Klos (directors, screenwriters); Ladislav Grosman (story, screenwriter); Ida Kraminska, Jozef Kroner (starring)

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Published
1965
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Prague: Filmove studio Barrandov, 1965. Re-release herald for the 1965 Czechoslovakia film "The Shop on Main Street," with four image from the film, and text in both Czech and English. Based on the 1962 short story "The Trap" by screenwriter Ladislav Grosman, and one of the comparatively few films from the Czechoslovak New Wave filmed in the… Read more
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After the Fall (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, circa 1970s)

by Miller, Arthur (playwright); Abby Mann (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Original typescript screenplay for an unproduced film called "After the Fall," based on Arthur Miller's 1964 play about a Jewish intellectual living in New York. Miller's play opened on Broadway in 1964, at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, ran for 208 performances, and closed on May 29, 1965. A television movie of the play was released… Read more
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The Last American Virgin (Original British poster for the 1982 film)

by Davidson, Boaz (director, screenwriter); Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin, Joe Rubbo (starring)

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Published
1982
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London: Golan-Globus, 1982. Original British quad poster for the 1982 US film. Printed in England by Broomhead, featuring artwork far more risque than its US variant. Remaking his own film, "Lemon Popsicle" (1978), director Davidson brings his Israeli tale to the streets of Los Angeles. Gary (Monoson) and his friends (Antin, Rubbo) are high school students who… Read more
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Fire Sale (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Arkin, Alan (director, starring); Robert Klane (screenwriter, novel); Rob Reiner, Vincent Gardenia, Anjanette Comer (starring)

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Published
1976
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976. Final Draft script for the 1977 film. Laid in is a five-page staff and crew list, with brief annotations in holograph ink on the verso of the last page. Based on Klane's 1975 novel. The last of four films directed by Alan Arkin between 1967-1977, and probably the best. An anarchic comedy… Read more
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