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No Time to Be Young (Original poster from the 1957 film)

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

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Published
1957
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$75.00

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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. 26.75 x 40.75 inches. Folded, as issued. Very Good, closed tear on bottom right… 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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$85.00

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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 Frankenheimer, John (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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$85.00

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Hollywood: 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 acted… Read more
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Blue Heaven (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Herman, Maxine (screenwriter)

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Published
1988
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1988. Third Draft for an unproduced film. Mike is an unruly teenage boy who gets sent to a psychiatric hospital after being charged with stealing a car. Gray untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 4, 1988, noted as Third Draft, with credits for screenwriter Maxine Herman.125 leaves, with… Read more
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Paris: Self-published, 1962. Original French toy and home goods sales catalogue and supplements for the "Comptoir general de la bimbeloterie" company in Paris, 1961-1962. Illustrated with black-and-white vignette photographs of items for sale, each represented with a serial number, accompanied by a corresponding descriptive price catalogue. Thousands of toys, puzzles, board games, sports equipment, and miniatures are featured, including… Read more
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West Side Story (Original photograph of Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins on the set of the 1961 film)

by Wise, Robert, Jerome Robbins (directors); Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim (musical); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris (starring)

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Published
1961
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$425.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists / Mirisch Corporation, 1961. Vintage photograph from the set of the 1961 film, showing director Robert Wise looking through a viewfinder while his co-director Jermone Robbins looks through a pair of sunglasses. Based on the 1957 Broadway musical with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.… Read more
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Troublemaker [Trouble-fete] (Original screenplay for the 1964 film)

by Patry, Pierre (director, screenwriter); Jean-Claude Lord (screenwriter, producer); Lucien Hamelin, Louise Rémy, Percy Rodriguez, Henry Trumblay (starring)

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Published
1964
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$250.00

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Montreal: Cooperation Productions, 1964. Original French scenario script for the 1964 film, here under the original French-Canadian title, "Trouble-fete." Bound at the front of the script is a Canadian program from the premiere of the film in Montreal, Friday, March 20, 1964. The program features film reviews by Jean Le Moyne and Jacques Godbout, and extensive film credits. … Read more
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Troublemaker [Trouble-fete] (Collection of 5 original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Patry, Pierre (director, screenwriter); Jean-Claude Lord (screenwriter, producer); Claude Charron (still photographer); Lucien Hamelin, Louise Rémy, Percy Rodriguez, Henry Trumblay (starring)

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Published
1964
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$125.00

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Montreal: Cooperation Productions, 1964. Collection of 5 vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film. Film titles, small numerical annotations in holograph ink and pencil, and photographer rubber-stamps on the versos, with credits for STUDIO DE PHOTOGRAPHIE and Claude Charron. Two mimeo snipes are present but detached. Lucien (Hamelin) is a middle-class teenager actively involved in campus… Read more
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Wasteland [Terrain vague] (Collection of 30 original press photographs from the 1960 film)

by Carné, Marcel (director, screenwriter); Hal Ellson (novel); Jean Jungmann, Manuel Litran (photographers); Henri Jeanson, Henri-François Rey (screenwriters); Danièle Gaubert, Roland Lesaffre, Maurice Cafarelli, Constantin Andreu, Jean-Louis Bras (starri

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Published
1960
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$425.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Collection of 30 vintage press photographs and contact sheets from promotional events for the 1960 French-Italian film, here under the original French title, "Terrain vague." Starring child actors Bras and Gaubert are seen elegantly dressed, Gaubert holding a bouquet, Bras nonplussed, and the two onstage before a microphone, joined by the gala host, taken by photographer… Read more
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Wild Youth [Switchblade] (Original screenplay for the 1961 film)

by Schreyer, John F. (director); Robert J. Black Jr., Lester William Berke, Dean Romano, Gary Judis (screenwriters); Carol Ohmart, Robert Hutton, Steve Roland, Jan Brooks (starring)

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Published
1961
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$325.00

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Amarillo, TX: Gold Air Shows, 1961. Draft script for the 1961 film. Copy belonging to actor Robert Arthur, who played Frankie, with his name on title page in holograph pencil and holograph pencil and ink annotations, additions and changes to his scenes throughout. Laid in is a one page statement. Three juvenile criminals are being held at… Read more
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West Side Story (Original photograph from the 1961 film)

by Wise, Robert; Jerome Robbins (directors); Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim (musical); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris (starring)

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Published
1961
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$325.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists / Mirisch Corporation, 1961. Vintage photograph of Natalie Wood from the 1961 film. With holograph notation on the verso identifying the film. Based on the 1957 Broadway musical with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Robbins, who would go on to direct the film with… Read more
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West Side Story (Original photograph of Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins on the set of the 1961 film)

by Wise, Robert, Jerome Robbins (directors); Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim (musical); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris (starring)

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Published
1961
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$475.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists / Mirisch Corporation, 1961. Vintage photograph from the set of the 1961 film, showing directors Robert Wise and Jermone Robbins seated on a camera crane, surrounded by members of the crew. With the stamps of press agencies Globe Photos and International Magazine Service, the latter dated May 29, 1961, on the verso. … Read more
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Footloose (Original screenplay for the 1984 film)

by Ross, Herbert (director); Dean Pitchford (screenwriter); Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Sarah Jessica Parker (starring)

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Published
1983
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$675.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1983. Shooting script for the 1984 film. With a few holograph annotations in ink and pencil throughout. A teenager moves to a rural town and comes into conflict with the local preacher and his "no dancing" ordinance. The film's soundtrack reached number 1 on the Billboard charts, and featured six Top 40 hits, including… Read more
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Escape to Witch Mountain (Two original photographs from the 1975 film)

by Hough, John (director); Alexander Key (novel); Robert M. Young (screenwriter); Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence (starring)

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Published
1975
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$45.00

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Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Productions, 1975. Two vintage color studio still photographs from the 1975 film. Two children with extraordinary abilities are sought by a millionaire and his attorney who wish to exploit the children's supernatural powers. Shot on location in California. 10 x 8 inches. One holograph pencil… Read more
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Niok (Original photograph from the 1957 film)

by Sechan, Edmond (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1957
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$15.00

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Paris: Intermondia Films, 1957. Vintage borderless studio still photograph from the 1957 French film. Mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. A coming-of-age film about a young Cambodian boy who adopts and raises a young elephant. Shot on location in Cambodia. 7.5 x 9 inches. Near Fine. Complete collation… Read more
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Teenage Doll (Collection of 4 original photographs from the 1957 film)

by Corman, Roger (director); Bill Cary (still photographer); Charles B. Griffith (screenwriter); June Kenney, Fay Spain, John Brinkley, Colette Jackson (starring)

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Published
1957
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$125.00

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Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1957. Collection of 4 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1957 film. Included are two film still photos and two advertisement layout photos. Mimeo snipes once affixed to the versos of the film stills (detached but present). Director Corman at his noir-est. The Black Widows, a teenage girl gang led by… Read more
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Bound Girl of Cobble Hill (Signed First Edition)

by Lenski, Lois

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Published
1938
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. With a first issue jacket priced at $2.00 on the front flap. Nicely INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page, beginning with a nice illustrated floral doodle: "[flourish] Signed especially for Margaret Paradise by the author-artist Lois Lenski / October 1938." Margaret Paradise was a Connecticut schoolgirl… Read more
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Sex Gang (First Edition)

by [Vintage Paperbacks] Ellison, Harlan writing as Paul Merchant

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Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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$975.00

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Milwaukee, WI: Nightstand Books, 1959. First Edition. No. 1503. First Edition, first printing of Ellison's most desired title, with the code "NB 1503 a S n" as called for at the bottom left corner of the front wrapper. About Near Fine, a bright, clean copy with the slightest bit of wrinkle (but no creasing) near the bottom… Read more
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (Original screenplay for the 1977 film, early draft)

by Page, Anthony (director); Gavin Lambert, Lewis John Carlino (screenwriters); Joanne Greenberg writing as Hannah Green (novel); Kathleen Quinlan, Bibi Andersson, Ben Piazzo, Lorraine Gary (starring)

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Published
1970
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$150.00

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New York: Fadsin Cinema Associates, 1970. Very Early Draft script for the 1977 film, preceding its release by at least seven years. First generation photocopied script containing photocopied annotations throughout. Owner name in holograph ink on the front wrapper Based on the 1964 novel by Joanne Greenberg (as Hannah Green). Deborah Blake (Quinlan), a young mental patient, is… Read more
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Juvenile Court (Set of 5 original promotional photographs from the 1973 documentary film)

by Wiseman, Frederick (director)

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Published
1973
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Set of five vintage black and white promotional photographs made to publicize the 1973 film documentary in Europe. Each photograph is rubber stamped on the verso: "JUVENILE COURT / Frederick Wiseman / USA 1973." A rare set of photos,the only photographic ephemera advertising a Frederick Wiseman documentary we have ever handled. Wiseman's sixth documentary,… Read more
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