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The Wanderers (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Richard Price (novel); Philip Kaufman (director, screenwriter); Rose Kaufman (screenwriter); Ken Wahl, John Friedrich, Karen Allen, Toni Kalem (starring)

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Published
1978
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Burbank, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1978. Draft script for the 1979 film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their holograph ink annotations throughout, underlining character descriptions. Laid in with the script are five xerographically duplicated casting pages, alerting studio security to the names of actors visiting the studio to audition for roles in the film. Based… Read more
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The Delinquents (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Robert Altman (director, screenwriter); Tom Laughlin, Peter Miller, Richard Bakalyan, Rosemary Howard (starring)

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Published
1956
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Kansas City: Imperial Productions, 1956. Draft script for the 1957 film.. Robert Altman's first feature film, a study of juvenile delinquency in Kansas City (Altman's hometown) which follows a young man who joins a gang after being forced to break up with his girlfriend. Set and shot on location in Kansas City. White… Read more
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The Moped Mob (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by E.L. "Tony" Duke (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Draft script for an unproduced film. After his sister is lured into snorting a fatal dose of heroin by a dastardly biker gang, a teenage boy and his group of friends vow to take their revenge and stop the bikers, forming their own "moped mob." Black untitled wrappers. Title page present, undated,… Read more
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Youth Runs Wild (Archive of 259 original photographs from the 1944 film)

by Mark Robson (director); John Miehle, Ernest A. Bachrach (still photographers); John Fante, Ardel Wray (screenwriters); Bonita Granville, Kent Smith, Jean Brooks, Glen Vernon (starring)

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Published
1944
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$450.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1944. Collection of 259 vintage reference photographs from the 1944 film, including many candid shots, and three borderless test photographs with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso. Test photographs with the stamp of still photographer Ernest A. Bachrach to the verso, all others with the stamp of still photographer John Miehle to… Read more
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$450.00
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Hot Rod Gang (Collection of 15 original photographs from the 1958 film)

by Lew Landers (director); Lou Rusoff (screenwriter); John Ashley, Jody Fair, Steve Drexel (starring)

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Published
1958
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1958. Collection of 15 vintage studio still photographs from the 1958 film. A teenage heir with a penchant for hot rod racing faces the loss of his substantial inheritance due to his extreme lifestyle. Released as a double feature with "High School Hellcats." 8 x 10 inches. Very Good… Read more
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The Delicate Delinquent (Collection of four photographs from the 1957 film)

by Jerry Lewis (starring, screenwriter); Don McGuire (director, screenwriter); Bill Avery (photographer); Darren McGavin, Martha Hyer, Robert Ivers (starring)

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Published
1957
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$975.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Collection of four vintage oversize borderless reference photographs from the 1957 film, showing actor Jerry Lewis in the opening alleyway sequence. With the stamps of still photographer Bill Avery and editor Bud Fraker on the verso. A well-intentioned janitor is mistaken by a local cop for a teenage gang member, and is conscripted into… Read more
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Rebel Without a Cause (Original photograph from the 1955 film)

by Nicholas Ray (director); Robert Lindner (book); Stewart Stern, Irving Shulman (screenwriters); James Dean, Natalie Wood, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo (starring)

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Published
1955
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1955. Vintage reference photograph from the 1955 film, showing actors (L-R) Corey Allen, Natalie Wood, and Dennis Hopper. in the background are James Dean and Sal Mineo. Nicholas Ray's searing study of juvenile delinquency, generational divide, and moral decay in suburban America, loosely based on Robert Lindner's 1944 book "Rebel Without a Cause: The Hypnoanalysis of… Read more
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Family Life (Original photograph of Ken Loach, Sandy Ratcliff, and Grace Cave from the 1971 British film)

by Ken Loach (director); David Mercer (screenwriter); Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Malcolm Tierney (starring)

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Published
1971
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Ken Loach talking with actors Sandy Ratcliff and Grace Cave on the set of the 1971 film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A teenage girl (Sandy Ratcliff) living with her unhappy, restrictive family in London is forced to undergo psychiatric treatment for… Read more
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Corvette Summer [Stingray] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Matthew Robbins (director, screenwriter); Hal Barwood (screenwriters); Mark Hamill, Annie Potts, Eugene Roche (starring)

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Published
1978
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1978. Revised Final Shooting script for the 1978 film, here under the working title "Stingray." A teenage boy (Mark Hamill) heads to Las Vegas, determined to track down his high school shop class' stolen project car, a tricked-out Corvette. Set and shot on location in southern California and Nevada. … Read more
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Family Life (Collection of six original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Ken Loach (director); David Mercer (screenwriter); Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney (starring)

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Published
1971
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Collection of six vintage reference photographs from the 1971 film, including five borderless and one bordered. With holograph pencil and ink annotations to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A teenage girl (Sandy Ratcliff) living with her unhappy, restrictive family in London is forced to undergo psychiatric… Read more
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image of Man Who Causes a Storm [Stormy Man] (Two original photographs from the 1957 Japanese film)

Man Who Causes a Storm [Stormy Man] (Two original photographs from the 1957 Japanese film)

by Umetsugu Inoue (director, screenwriter); Dai Nishijima (screenwriter); Yujiro Ishihara, Mie Kitahara, Izumi Ashikawa, Nobuo Kaneko (starring)

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Published
1957
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Two vintage double weight reference photographs from the 1957 Japanese film. With the stamp of International Films in Brussels on the verso, along with holograph ink and pencil annotations. An angry young drummer who has recently been released from prison works his way through Ginza clubs and wins a drumming contest, but cannot win the… Read more
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The Big Night (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Sidney Salkow (director); Ric Hardman (screenwriter); Randy Sparks, Venetia Stevenson, Dick Foran, Jesse White (starring)

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Published
1960
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$65.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1960. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1960 film. Seven with dealer stamps on the verso. Not to be confused with the 1950 film of the same name. A group of teenagers find a briefcase of money, leading to discord and consternation about what to do with the cash. 10… Read more
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Beat Girl (Collection of six original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Edmond T. Greville (director); Dail Ambler (screenwriter); David Farrar, Noelle Adam, (starring)

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Collection of six vintage reference photographs from the 1960 British film. Resentful of her father's new Parisian wife, a teenage girl attempts to wreck the marriage with the help of her English beatnik friends. An early appearance by actress Gillian Hills, who went on to enjoy a successful career as a ye-ye pop singer… Read more
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West Side Story (Original oversize photograph from the 1961 film musical)

by Robert Wise (director); Jerome Robbins (directors); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Leonard Bernstein (music); Stephen Sondheim (lyrics); Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno (starring)

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Published
1961
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists / Mirisch Corporation, 1961. Vintage oversize borderless black-and-white reference photograph of actors Tony Mordente, Harvey Evans, Susan Oakes, Bert Michaels, Tommy Abbott, and Tucker Smith standing with director Jerome Robbins on the set of the 1961 film. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1957 Broadway musical with… Read more
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West Side Story (Original photograph from the 1957 musical play)

by Leonard Bernstein (music); Stephen Sondheim (lyrics); Arthur Laurents (book); Jerome Robbins (director, choreographer); Fred Fehl (photographer); Mickey Calin, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence (starring)

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Published
1957
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New York: N.p., 1957. Vintage double weight photograph of Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence from the original 1957 production of the Broadway musical, which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on September 26, 1957 and ran for 732 performances, closing on June 27, 1959. Stamps crediting photographer Fred Fehl and the Winter Garden production on the verso. Stephen… Read more
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Born to Be Wild [Katie] (Original screenplay for the 1995 film)

by John Gray (director); Paul Young, John Bunzel (screenwriters); Wil Horneff, Helen Shaver, Peter Boyle, John C. McGinley, Marvin J. McIntyre (starring)

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Published
1994
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Culver City, CA: Outlaw, 1994. Revised Draft script for the 1995 film, here under the working title "Katie." Copy belonging to a crew member, with their holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout, both editorial and substantive in nature. Laid in with the script is a typed letter dated 16 May 1994, addressed to the crew member from producer Jeffrey… Read more
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The Hotel New Hampshire (Original photograph of Jodie Foster and Nastassja Kinski on the set of the 1984 film)

by Tony Richardson (director, screenwriter); John Irving (novel); Rob Lowe, Jodie Foster, Nastassja Kinski, Beau Bridges (starring)

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Published
1984
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Beverly Hills, CA: Orion, 1984. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actors Jodie Foster and Nastassja Kinski on the set of the 1984 film. Based on John Irving's 1981 novel, a dark comedy following the eccentric and disaster-prone Berry family, who weather hardships and incest with humor and grace. Set in Vienna and New Hampshire, and… Read more
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No Time to Be Young (Original poster from the 1957 film)

by David Lowell Rich (director); Raphael Hayes, John McPartland (screenwriters); Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman (starring)

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Published
1957
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1957. Vintage One Sheet poster for the 1957 film. Tragic melodrama following three young men (Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman) who attempt to rob a supermarket as a solution to their discontented lives. 27 x 41 inches. Folded, as issued. Very Good, closed tear on bottom right crease and… Read more
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Two original photographs of Ohio girl's softball teams, circa 1970s

by [Americana] [Baseball] [Little League]

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Two vintage photographs of girl's softball teams, taken at Veteran's Park in Shelby, OH, circa the 1970s. With holograph ink annotations on the verso noting the location and identifying some of the subjects. Little League first organized softball programs for both girls and boys in 1974, around the time these photographs were taken, although… Read more
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The Young Stranger (Original photograph from the set of the 1957 film)

by John Frankenheimer (director); Robert Dozier (screenwriter); James MacArthur, Kim Hunter, James Daly, James Gregory, Whit Bissell, Jeffrey Silver (starring)

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Published
1957
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1957. Vintage linen backed keybook photograph from the set of the 1957 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Hal Ditmar (James MacArthur), the teenage son of a wealthy movie producer gets in a fight the manager of a theater and struggles to convince either the police or his father that he… Read more
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