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Original photograph of Johnny Hallyday, Alain Delon, Claude Lelouch, and Nathalie Delon at a protest in support of Israel, 1967

by Johnny Hallyday, Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon, Claude Lelouch (subjects)

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1967
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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Vintage borderless black and white photograph of musician Johnny Hallyday, actor Alain Delon and his then-wife, actress Nathalie Delon, and director Claude Lelouch at a 1967 French protest against the ban of Israeli trade by the United Arab Republic. With two printed mimeo snipes on the verso, along with the stamp of Agence Dalmas. From the archive… Read more
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Jews Without Money (Later printing, in dust jacket)

by Michael Gold

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Published
1935
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New York: Horace Liveright, 1935. Fifteenth printing, published in 1935. In the uncommon dust jacket. An important book, originally published in 1930, from the underside of the Jazz Age, and anticipating the socialist and labor-oriented fiction of the Depression. Gold, whose real name was Irwin Granich, also wrote for the radical magazine "The Liberator." Small, contemporary owner name (dated 1938)… Read more
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Summer in Williamsburg (Softcover)

by Daniel Fuchs

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Published
1965
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New York: Berkley Medallion Books, 1965. First printing of this edition, mass market paperback. Originally published in hardcover by Vanguard in 1934. The author's first novel. Copy belonging to film critic and historian Gabriel Miller, with his signature to the first leaf. Miller was the first academic to study Fuchs' fiction, publishing a 1979 critical review of Fuchs' literature… Read more
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Used People (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Beeban Kidron (director); Todd Graff (screenwriter); Shirley MacLaine, Marcia Gay Harden, Marcello Mastroianni, Kathy Bates (starring)

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Published
1990
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990. Second Draft script for the 1992 film. A recently widowed Jewish woman finds love in her autumn years with a charming Italian playboy, but faces criticism from her two unhappy daughters, who believe she is moving forward too quickly. Set in Queens, New York. Blue titled wrappers, dated MARCH 2, 1990. Title page present, dated 3/2/90,… Read more
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The Day After Tomorrow (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Robert Holles (screenwriter); Nathan Shaham (playwright)

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N.p.: N.p.. Draft script for an unproduced film. With a single notation to the title page in holograph ink, noting this copy was from Kurt Onger. Based on the 1949 play "They'll Be Here Tomorrow" by Nathan Shaham. An Israeli platoon takes an Arab soldier prisoner and questions him about an impending attack, with varied success during the 1948… Read more
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Cast a Giant Shadow (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Melville Shavelson (director, screenwriter); Ted Berkman (novel); Kirk Douglas, Angie Dickinson, Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Yul Brynner (starring)

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Published
1966
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Beverly Hills, CA: Batjac Productions, 1966. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1966 film, showing actors Kirk Douglas and Angie Dickinson. With holograph pencil annotations regarding layout on the verso. Based on the real experiences of David "Mickey" Marcus, a US military officer recruited to command units of the Israel Defense Forces forces during the 1948 Arab-Israel War. Shot on… Read more
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Casimir (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Ladislas Fodor (screenwriter)

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Published
1946
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N.p.: N.p., 1946. Treatment script for an unproduced film. A wounded Polish soldier is treated by a Jewish doctor in World War I, and impregnates the doctor's daughter before he is sent back home. The same Jewish doctor treats him again years later when he is found disfigured in the wreckage of an attack on Jews by Polish forces,… Read more
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The Biggest Caper Of Them All (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Josef Shaftel (screenwriter); Paul Wheeler (screenwriter)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Criminals plan a massive theft from a military air base in order to secure the materials to build a nuclear warhead. Screenwriter Josef Shaftel was better known for "The Biggest Bundle of them All" (1968). Set in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and New York. Black untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated June… Read more
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Summer in Williamsburg (First Edition)

by Daniel Fuchs

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Published
1934
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First Edition
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New York: Vanguard, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. The author's first novel, taking its place next to Henry Roth's "Call It Sleep," published the same year, as a classic of Jewish-American life in New York during the Great Depression. Fuchs would go on to write two more novels in the same vein, today generally thought of as a trilogy… Read more
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Original photograph of Charlie Chaplin and Philip Sassoon, Circa 1928

by Charlie and Philip Sassoon Chaplin (subjects)

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Published
1928
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N.p.: N.p., 1928. Vintage photograph of Philip Sassoon and Charlie Chaplin at United Artists studios in 1928. The acetate negative of the photograph is in the holdings of the Charlie Chaplin Archive at Cineteca Bologna. Chaplin and Sassoon were born within three months of each other, with childhood homes less than three miles apart, Sassoon into one of the wealthiest… Read more
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Summer in Williamsburg (First Edition, inscribed by the author)

by Daniel Fuchs

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Published
1934
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First Edition
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New York: Vanguard, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to noted philanthropist and book collector Charles Feinberg: "To Mr. Feinberg / With all good wishes / Daniel Fuchs." Feinberg's Walt Whitman collection now resides in the Library of Congress. The author's first novel, taking its place next to Henry Roth's "Call It Sleep," published the same… Read more
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The Upps of Suffolk Street (First Edition)

by Wilma Pollock

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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 small chip… Read more
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The Flowering Peach (Archive of 14 original photographs from the 1954 play)

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

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Published
1954
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$1,750.00

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New York: The Producers Theatre, 1954. Archive of 14 vintage photographs from the 1954 play. Eleven photographs with stamps identifying the play, two photographs with the stamp of photographer Gene Cook, and two photographs with the stamp of photographer Louis Melacon on the verso. Included is an announcement of the premiere and an invitation to the play, both on… Read more
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The Source (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by James Michener (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 for the… Read more
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Two Weeks Somewhere Else (Two original scripts for the 1966 play)

by Herman Raucher (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 Alan Gibson (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 the school… Read more
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Last Respects (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Jerome Weidman (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 Paul Kohner… Read more
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A Woman Called Golda [A Woman Called Golda: Part I] (Original teleplay script for the 1982 film)

by Alan Gibson (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 at her… Read more
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Time Bomb (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Reuven Bar-Yotam (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 1981-2016 on… Read more
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Justine (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

by Anouk Aimee, Anna Karina, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Forster, Philippe Noiret, Michael York, John Vernon (starring); George Cukor (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, a young… Read more
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