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Little Shoes (Original manuscript for the 1951 short story)

by Jack Lewis

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1951
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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage manuscript for a short story, originally published in the December, 1951 issue of "The Link" magazine. With a few holograph pencil annotations throughout addressing grammatical revisions. On Christmas Eve in South Korea, a soldier with tiny feet decides gives his new shoes to a small Korean boy who has been traveling with his outfit. Author Jack… Read more
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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Draft script for the ninth episode of the third season of the anthology series "Matinee Theatre," which originally aired on September 12, 1957 on NBC. With two holograph pencil annotations to the title page. During the Korean War, a young Korean boy whose family has been killed in a recent bombing is informally adopted by a US… Read more
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Dragonfly Squadron (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

by Selander (director); John C. Champion (screenwriter); John Hodiak, Barbara Britton, Bruce Bennett (starring)

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Published
1954
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Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1954. Vintage photograph from the 1954 film. Promotional headshot of John Hodiak. Set months before the beginning of the Korean War, an American Air Force instructor Major Matt Brady (Hodiak) is assigned to a Kungju base where he is set with the formidable task of completely transforming the South Korean pilots into unstoppable fighting machines in… Read more
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A Stranger in My Arms (Original post-production script for the 1959 film)

by Helmut Kautner (director); Peter Berneis (screenwriter); Robert Wilder (novel); June Allyson, Jeff Chandler, Sandra Dee (starring)

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Published
1958
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1958. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1959 film. Based on the 1951 novel "And Ride a Tiger." After his jet crashes during the Korean War, an Air Force pilot suffering post-traumatic stress flashbacks meets the family of his navigator, who was killed in the crash, and finds himself falling for his friend's widow. White… Read more
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The Dark Angel (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by John Lee Mahin (screenwriter)

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Published
1963
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1963. Revised First Draft script for an unproduced film. An early draft of a planned remake of the 1935 film-which was in turn based on the 1925 lost silent film-with the setting moved from World War I to the Korean War. Gerald and Alan are rivals in love for Kitty, their mutual childhood friend,… Read more
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My Son John [My Son, John] (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

by Leo McCarey (director, screenwriter); John Lee Mahin (screenwriter); Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Dean Jagger (starring)

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1951
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1951. Draft script for the 1952 film. A Red Scare narrative wherein two all-American parents unsuccessfully attempt to lure their brainy son John away from the call of Communism. Actor Robert Walker unexpectedly died before production for the film ended, leading director Leo McCarey to heavily revise the script and edit in footage from Walker's… Read more
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An Annapolis Story [The Annapolis Story] (Original screenplay for the 1955 film)

by Don Siegel (director); Daniel Ullman (screenwriter); John Derek, Diana Lynn, Kevin McCarthy (starring)

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Published
1954
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Hollywood: Allied Artists Productions, 1954. Draft script for the 1955 film, here under the working title "The Annapolis Story." With small holograph ink annotations throughout, mostly noting the scene entrances of different characters throughout the script. Two sibling cadets at the Annapolis Naval Academy fall for the same girl, creating a love triangle that can only be resolved by… Read more
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The Rack (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Arnold Laven (director); Stewart Stern (screenwriter); Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon (starring)

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Published
1955
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Culver City, CA: MGM, 1955. Composite script for the 1956 film. With occasional copied handwritten annotations throughout, but made from a master, with machine hole punches and no hole shadows, and rainbow revisions throughout. A Korean War veteran returns home, only to be swiftly court-martialed for collaboration with the Chinese while in captivity as a prisoner of war. One of… Read more
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Return From the Sea [Home From the Sea] (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

by Lesley Selander (director); George Waggner (screenwriter); Jacland Marmur (journalist); Jan Sterling, Neville Brand, John Doucette, Paul Langton (starring)

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Published
1954
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Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1954. Draft script for the 1954 film. Copy belonging to Robert Arthur, who played Porter, with his character's name on the front wrapper in holograph pencil and profuse holograph pencil annotations to his scenes throughout. Chuck MacLish (Brand) is having a tough time readjusting to civilian life after a life in the Navy, until he… Read more
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Battle Hymn (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Douglas Sirk (director); Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans (screenwriter); Rock Hudson (starring)

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Published
1956
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1956. Second Revised Final Draft script for the 1957 film. Presentation copy belonging to producer, Ross Hunter, bound in navy full calf with gilt titles on cover and spine, with Hunter's name on the front board. Based on the 1956 autobiography of the same name by Colonel Dean E. Hess, a real-life United States Air… Read more
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Hell's Horizon (Original screenplay for the 1955 film)

by Tom Gries (director, writer); Wray Davis (producer); John Ireland, Bill Williams, Marla English (starring)

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Published
1955
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1955. Draft script for the 1955 film. A crew of Air Force soldiers are called in for a difficult bombing mission on the border of Manchuria and North Korea, and while the mission is successful in the end it takes a hefty toll on the group. White untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits… Read more
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The Hook (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by George Seaton (director); Henry Denker (screenwriter); Kirk Douglas, Robert Walker, Jr., Nick Adams, Pancho Magalona (starring)

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Published
1962
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1962. Revised Draft script for the 1963 film. Copy belonging to uncredited cast or crew member "Brokaw," with that name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper, and marginal annotations throughout in holograph ink. Shooting schedules bound in. Included is a vintage production photograph of Kirk Douglas from the film. Based on Vahe Katcha's… Read more
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Mission Over Korea (Original photograph from the 1953 film)

by Fred F. Sears (director); Richard Tregaskis (story); Martin Goldsmith, Jesse Lasky Jr., Eugene Ling (screenwriter); John Hodiak, John Derek, Audrey Totter (starring)

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Published
1953
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N.p.: Robert Cohn Productions, 1953. Vintage studio still photograph from the US release of the 1953 film. B-film about the Korean War starring John Hodiak. Fred F. Sears used a combination of stock footage and live action to form his picture. Shot on location in South Korea. 10 x 8 inches. Fair, with a large crease to the bottom… Read more
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The Hunters (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Dick Powell (director, producer); Wendell Mayes, Richard Murphy (screenwriters); Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt (starring)

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Published
1957
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Writer's Working Script for the 1958 film. Based on James Salter's 1956 novel. Major Saville (Mitchum) is assigned to head a fighter squadron in the Korean War, engages in an illicit romance with a wife of one of his soldiers, and in the end must decide whether to save an injured enemy. Shot on… Read more
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Not With My Wife, You Don't (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Norman Panama (director, screenwriter); Larry Gelbart and Peter Barnes (screenwriters); Tony Curtis, Virna Lisi, George C.Scott, Carroll O'Connor (starring)

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Published
1967
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London: Warner-Pathe Distributors, 1967. Vintage full-color still photograph from the 1967 UK release of the 1966 US film. Set during the Korean War, about an Italian nurse (Lisi) who falls in love with two fighter pilots (Curtis and Scott). 8 x 10 inches. A vertical crease to the middle, else Near Fine.
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The Eternal Sea [The Admiral Hoskins Story] (Original screenplay for the 1955 film)

by Sterling Hayden, Alexis Smith, Dean Jagger (starring); John H. Auer (director); William Wister Haines, Allen Rivkin (screenwriters)

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Published
1954
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Los Angeles: Republic Pictures, 1954. Final shooting script for the 1954 film. Holograph annotations on the front wrapper reading "Revisions / Blue 9-28-54" and "part of 'Admiral John Hoskins.'" One of Republic's most elaborate productions of the 1950s, "The Eternal Sea" is the biography of American admiral John M. Hoskins. Sterling Hayden delivers a superbly understated performance as Hoskins, who… Read more
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