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cover of Two original thermofax letters from Tennessee Williams to literary agent Audrey Woods, 1963

Two original thermofax letters from Tennessee Williams to literary agent Audrey Woods, 1963

by Tennessee Williams, Audrey Woods

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1963
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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Two vintage thermofax letters from Tennessee Williams to literary agent Audrey Woods, with Williams' copied signatures, "Love, Tenn," and "Tenn," and copied annotations of "Key West, Fla.," and "Key West," and dates "2/6/63," and "2/24/63." Williams, a prodigious letter writer throughout his life (as is evidenced in the 2000 and 2004 publications, "The Selected Letters… Read more
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cover of Original typed letter signed from William Wyler to Victor Scherle and Bill Levy

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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Vintage typed letter signed from director William Wyler to Victor Scherle and William Levy, dated January 12, 1978, warmly thanking them for sending him their 1977 book "The Films of Frank Capra." 7.25 x 10.5 inches. Near Fine, with two horizontal creases from mailing.
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cover of Original typed letter signed from Robert Sherwood to Curtis L. Hellmer, presumably Kurt Hellmer, 1938

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New York: The Playwrights Producing Company, 1938. Typed signed letter from Robert Sherwood to Curtis L. Hellmer, presumably Kurt Hellmer, excusing himself from being unable to meet and requesting an appointment in the near future, dated September 22nd, 1938, on The Playwrights Producing Company letterhead, with a "24 Sep 1938" stamp on the lower left. One of the… Read more
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cover of Tennessee Williams' Letters to Donald Windham 1940-65 (First Edition, one of 500 numbered copies)

Tennessee Williams' Letters to Donald Windham 1940-65 (First Edition, one of 500 numbered copies)

by [Tennessee Williams] Donald Windham (editor)

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Published
1976
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First Edition
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Verona: Sandy Campbell, 1976. First Edition. First Edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (this being No. 458). A compilation of Tennessee Williams' correspondence with his friend and collaborator Donald Windham. Very Good plus in wrappers, with the publisher's Very Good acetate jacket, in publisher's Very Good plus slipcase.
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cover of Archive of 41 original autograph letters from silent film actor William S. Hart to actress Jane Novak, 1921

Archive of 41 original autograph letters from silent film actor William S. Hart to actress Jane Novak, 1921

by [Silent Film] [Western Americana] William S. Hart (actor)

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1921
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N.p.: N.p., 1921. Archive of 41 autograph letters from early silent film actor William S. Hart to his fiancée, actress Jane Novak, written on Hart's personal letterhead and dated between May 4 and 26, 1921. Included with the letters are their original mailing envelopes (addressed to Novak's residence at the Biltmore in New York) as well as typescript transcriptions… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs and letters belonging to British film producer John Palmer

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Archive of material belonging to noted British film producer John Palmer. Included in the archive are leaves from a photo album with over 100 photographs of Palmer's friends and family members, a photograph of the St. James Street Post Office dated 1929 and mounted on stiff brown board, two leatherbound albums containing 101 vernacular photographs of… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs and letters regarding a pair of African American twin child actors

Archive of photographs and letters regarding a pair of African American twin child actors

by [African-American Interest] [Photography]

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Published
1935
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Los Angeles: N.p., 1935. Archive of material regarding a pair of prospective African American child actors, including four black and white photographs of the children, four autograph letters signed from a "Madame Fay," variously addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Martin Smith and an unnamed "Mr. Agent," and one typescript letter, unsigned (but seemingly from one of the Smiths), responding… Read more
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cover of Collection of three typed letters signed to Seymour Lawrence, 1960-1961

Collection of three typed letters signed to Seymour Lawrence, 1960-1961

by Jean Renoir

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Published
1961
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N.p.: N.p., 1961. Collection of three typed letters signed from director Jean Renoir to Atlantic Monthly Press publisher Seymour Lawrence, planning a meeting and discussing the forthcoming publication of the director's book, "Renoir," a biography of Renoir's father. Three concise but personable letters, in which Renoir discusses his travel plans and the reception of his latest film,… Read more
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cover of Archive of seven letters from Kathy Acker to Rudolph Wurlitzer, 1976

Archive of seven letters from Kathy Acker to Rudolph Wurlitzer, 1976

by [Experimental Literature] [Correspondence] Kathy Acker, Rudolph Wurlitzer

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Archive of six autograph letters signed and one typed letter signed from Kathy Acker to fellow experimental novelist Rudolph Wurlitzer, twenty five pages total, undated, but written during the first half of 1976 based on dates mentioned in the body of one of the letters. From the collection of Rudolph Wurlitzer, with provenance. Acker… Read more
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cover of Papiers carbones (Box of carbon paper, circa 1950s)

Papiers carbones (Box of carbon paper, circa 1950s)

by [Somarco]

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Published
1950
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France: Somarco, 1950. with lid, paper reams slightly smaller. Paper Near Fine, box Very Good plus.
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cover of Typed Letter Signed from René Clair to Monsieur Gay-Lussac, 1962

Typed Letter Signed from René Clair to Monsieur Gay-Lussac, 1962

by René Clair

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Published
1962
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Paris: Cinedis, 1962. Typed letter signed from director René Clair to Mr. Gay-Lussac at Cinedis, the prominent French film distribution company, signed by Clair in holograph ink. In it, he requests some photograph negatives for "Port de Lilas" (1957, released in the US as "The Gates of Paris"), on behalf of a press agent who inquired of them, and… Read more
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cover of Letter from Rene to Maryse (Original promotional brochure, inscribed to Martres in 1962)

Letter from Rene to Maryse (Original promotional brochure, inscribed to Martres in 1962)

by Quinson, Rene, and Maryse Martres

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1962
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Paris: L'Agence d'Informations Cinematographiques, 1962. Original promotional brochure from French journalist and press agent Rene Quinson to fellow press agent Maryse Martres, inscribed by Quinson in 1962. The brochure presents Quinson as an amateur psychic, predicting the recipient's future, leaning toward money, luck, and success. Quinson's inscription in holograph ink is rather illegible, but there are references to friendship… Read more
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cover of The Wind from Hastings (Signed First Edition with TLS)

The Wind from Hastings (Signed First Edition with TLS)

by Morgan Llywelyn

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Published
1978
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the verso of the half title page: "For my dear friend / Paul Sullivan / truly one of the great Gaels / with admiration / Morgan Llywelyn." The author's first book. Laid in is a one page typed letter signed from Llywelyn to Sullivan,… Read more
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cover of Archive of Scripts and Letters from Larry Gelbart to Robert Parrish (Nine original typescripts inscribed to Parrish from Gelbart)

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N.p.: N.p., 1997. Archive of 22 pieces of correspondence between writer Larry Gelbart and director Robert Parrish, consisting of nine typescripts, six of which are INSCRIBED, plus three autographed letters signed, one typed letter signed, and six autographed notes from Gelbart to Parrish, as well as three outgoing carbons of letters written from Parrish to Gelbart and a seven-page… Read more
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cover of Autograph note signed from Angelica Huston to Paul Kohner

Autograph note signed from Angelica Huston to Paul Kohner

by Angelica Huston

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Published
1956
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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Autograph note signed from a very young Angelica Huston to "Uncle Paul," John Huston's longtime agent Paul Kohner, thanking him for the Christmas gift of a "[pair of] mittens and cap." She goes on to detail gifts she received from her father, mother, and Santa, as well as a gift her brother Tony received. … Read more
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cover of Autograph Note from Adele Franz [Longmire] signed to Daniel Selznick, 1969

Autograph Note from Adele Franz [Longmire] signed to Daniel Selznick, 1969

by Adele Franz [Longmire] (composer); Daniel Selznick (producer);

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Published
1969
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1969. Autograph note signed from composer Adele Franz to producer Daniel Selznick. The note, executed on Franz's stationery, noting that she is delivering herewith the LP soundtrack recording for an obscure play titled, "Long Time Between Loves," along with a script for same. Included is a photostat of Selznick's detailed response, in which he mentions his favorite songs on… Read more
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cover of Autograph letter signed from René Clair to Daniel Selznick, 1968

Autograph letter signed from René Clair to Daniel Selznick, 1968

by René Clair (director); Daniel Selznick (producer);

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1968
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1968. Autograph letter signed from noted director René Clair to producer Daniel Selznick, executed on hotel airmail stationery. In French. Included are two photostat copies of related letters from Selznick to Clair (also in French), as well as a ditto-style mimeograph copy of a wire from Clair to Selznick noting where Clair is staying during May 1968. The letters… Read more
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cover of Typed letter signed from Carl Foreman to Daniel Selznick, 1968

Typed letter signed from Carl Foreman to Daniel Selznick, 1968

by Carl Foreman (screenwriter); Daniel Selznick (producer);

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1968
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1968. Autograph note signed from noted screenwriter Carl Foreman to producer Daniel Selznick, executed on Foreman's production company stationery (Open Road Films, Limited in London). In the letter, Foreman agrees to meet with Selznick to discuss a project Selznick is working on for Universal. Included are two photostat copies of related letters from Selznick to Foreman, going into some… Read more
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cover of Archive of correspondence between producer Leland Hayward and Daniel Selznick regarding "My Six Convicts," 1969-1970

Archive of correspondence between producer Leland Hayward and Daniel Selznick regarding "My Six Convicts," 1969-1970

by Leland Hayward (producer); Daniel Selznick (producer); Donald Powell Wilson

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Published
1970
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1970. Small archive including two typed letters signed from producer Leland Hayard to producer David O. Selznick regarding a new adaptation of the 1951 autobiographical novel "My Six Convicts." Also included are photostat copies of Selznick's enthusiastic responses to same. In the first of the two letters, Hayward briefly notes that he is sending Selznick a copy… Read more
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cover of Typed Letter Signed from Erich Segal to Daniel Selznick, 1968

Typed Letter Signed from Erich Segal to Daniel Selznick, 1968

by Erich Segal (author); Daniel Selznick (producer)

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Published
1968
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1968. Typed letter signed from novelist-screenwriter Erich Segal to Daniel Selznick, dated October 15, 1968, on two-color printed Yale University letterhead. At this point Segal had written the screenplay to the Beatles' animated feature, "Yellow Submarine," but the letter precedes by nearly two years Segal's phenomenal success as the author of the best selling "Love Story," as well as… Read more
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