from Royal Books, Inc.

New Arrivals

cover of Million Dollar Legs (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

Million Dollar Legs (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Betty Grable, Jackie Coogan (starring); Nick Grinde (director); Lewis R. Foster, Richard English (screenwriters)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1939
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1939. Draft script for the 1939 film. With a few holograph pencil annotations on the title page. An unpopular college student pushes for the establishment of a crew boat racing team in order to win back his ex-girlfriend by receiving a letter in a sport. White titled self wrappers, noted as production No. 1218,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
cover of The Case of the Black Parrot (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

The Case of the Black Parrot (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

by Noel M. Smith (director); Robert E. Kent (screenwriter); Eleanor Robeson Belmont, Harriet Ford (playwrights); Burton E. Stevenson (novel); William Lundigan, Maris Wrixon, Eddie Foy Jr., Paul Cavanagh (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1940
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1940. Draft script for the 1941 film. With holograph annotations in pencil throughout, most noting scene breaks. Based on Eleanor Robeson Belmont and Harriet Ford's 1923 play "In the Next Room," and on the 1912 novel "The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet" by Burton E. Stevenson. A newspaper reporter aboard a ship headed… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
cover of Archive of five original photographs of Portola Week and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, circa 1909-1915

Show Details

Description:
San Francisco: N.p., 1915. Archive of five vintage oversize photographs of San Francisco, circa 1909-1915, relating variously to Portola Week, the U.S.S. South Dakota battleship, the Panama-Pacific Exposition, and the opening of the Panama Canal. Manuscript captions on the rectos of each. Portola Week was a five-day festival that originated in 1909, in honor of Spanish explorer… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,500.00
cover of Swiss Family Robinson (Original pressbook for the 1960 film)

Swiss Family Robinson (Original pressbook for the 1960 film)

by Ken Annakin (director); Lowell S. Hawley (screenwriter); Johann David Wyss (novel); John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Janet Munro, James MacArthur (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Burbank, CA: Buena Vista / Walt Disney Productions, 1960. Vintage pressbook for the 1960 film. Based on the 1812 novel by Johann David Wyss, about a Swiss family from Bern who find themselves shipwrecked on an uninhabited island after a pirate attack. Previously adapted in 1940 by RKO Pictures. Shot on location in Tobago. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
cover of The Buccaneer (Original press kit for the 1958 film)

The Buccaneer (Original press kit for the 1958 film)

by Anthony Quinn (director); Jesse Lasky Jr., Bernice Mosk (screenwriters); Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer, Inger Stevens (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1958. Vintage press kit for the 1958 film. Illustrated pocketed folder, containing four gatherings of promotional reading material. A dramatization of the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812, featuring Yul Brynner as famed privateer Jean Lafitte. A remake of Cecil B. DeMille's 1938 swashbuckler classic. Folder and promotional material Very… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
cover of Kidnapped (Original screenplay for the 1948 film, copy belonging to uncredited script supervisor Ilona Vas)

Kidnapped (Original screenplay for the 1948 film, copy belonging to uncredited script supervisor Ilona Vas)

by Robert Louis Stevenson (novel); William Beaudine (director); Scott Darling (screenwriter); Roddy McDowall, Sue England, Dan O'Herlihy (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1948
Item Price
$1,850.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Lindsley Parsons Productions, 1948. Lined Draft script for the 1948 film, copy belonging to uncredited script supervisor Ilona Vas. Front wrapper with an orange label with the annotation "Cutter's Script / Do not remove from files." Annotations on recto and verso of all but four pages, in holograph graphite, red, and blue pencil, yellow wax pencil, and green… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,850.00
cover of Armed Force (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Armed Force (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Tom Clancy (books); Michael Ahnemann (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1991
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1991. First Draft script for an unproduced film. Laid in with the script is a xerographically duplicated design for the film title, and a typed list of editorial notes on the script, dated 7/24/91, with a holograph ink annotation to the top right corner, noting "Viacom's list." Loosely based on the nonfiction writings of Tom Clancy,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
cover of L'Atalante [The Atlantic] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1960s re-release of the 1934 French film)

L'Atalante [The Atlantic] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1960s re-release of the 1934 French film)

by Jean Vigo (director, screenwriter); Jean Guinee, Albert Riera (screenwriters); Dita Parlo, Jean Daste, Gilles Margaritis, Michel Simon (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Contemporary Films, 1960. Collection of eight vintage double weight studio still photographs from the 1960s UK re-release of the 1934 French film. Holograph ink annotations identifying scenes on the versos. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A classic of French cinema, Jean Vigo's only theatrical feature, a film that in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
cover of Captain Kidd (Two original photographs from the 1945 film)

Captain Kidd (Two original photographs from the 1945 film)

by Rowland V. Lee (director); Norman Reilly Raine (screenwriter); Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1945. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1945 film. With a library stamp on the verso, along with a holograph ink annotation noting No. 211. A dramatization of the life of ruthless, cutthroat pirate Captain William Kidd. Set in the Indian Ocean. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
cover of To the Shores of Tripoli (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone)

To the Shores of Tripoli (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone)

by H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); John Payne, Maureen O'Hara, Randolph Scott, Nancy Kelly (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1941
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Revised Final Draft script for the 1942 film. Copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone, with his name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper. A bratty naval recruit is transformed into a battle-wise soldier several days before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Set and shot on location in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
cover of Down to the Sea in Ships (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

Down to the Sea in Ships (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by Henry Hathaway (director); John Lee Mahin, Sy Bartlett (screenwriters); Richard Widmark, Lionel Barrymore, Dean Stockwell, Gene Lockhart (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1948
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948. Second Revised / First Draft Continuity script for the 1949 film. Production No. 143 and copy No. 7, SECOND REVISED, and RIRST DRAFT CONTINUITY all rubber stamped on front wrapper. Single annotation in script, in holograph pencil, on the verso of page 70 listing three names. Whaling ship captain Bering Joy (Lionel Barrymore)… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
cover of Don Juan Quilligan [Two-Faced Quilligan] (Original screenplay for the 1945 film)

Don Juan Quilligan [Two-Faced Quilligan] (Original screenplay for the 1945 film)

by Frank Tuttle (director); Herbert Clyde Lewis (story); Arthur Kober, Frank Gabrielson (screenwriter); William Bendix, Joan Blondell, Phil Silvers (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. Shooting Final Draft script for the 1945 film, here under the working title "Two-Faced Quilligan." Production No. 911 and copy No. 6 rubber stamped on the front wrapper, with SHOOTING FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. Single annotation in the script, in holograph pencil, noting three names, on the verso of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
cover of Rulers of the Sea [Ruler of the Seas] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

Rulers of the Sea [Ruler of the Seas] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Margaret Lockwood (starring); Frank Lloyd (director); Talbot Jennings, Frank Cavett, Richard Collins (screenwriters)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1939
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1939. Second Buff script for the 1939 film, here under the working title "Ruler of the Seas." Paramount "File Copy" and "Master File" stamps on front wrapper. Script divided into sequences, as was customary for the period. Inspired by the success of "Lloyds of London" (1936), Paramount made a series of million-dollar "spectacles" revolving… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
cover of The Mary Deare (Signed First Edition)

The Mary Deare (Signed First Edition)

by Hammond Innes

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1956
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Collins, 1956. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Basis for the 1959 film directed by Michael Anderson, starring Gary Cooper and Charlton Heston, and with screenplay by Eric Ambler. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Owner name on the front endpaper. Slight lean, with light… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
cover of To Kiel in the "Hercules" (Signed First Edition)

To Kiel in the "Hercules" (Signed First Edition)

by Lewis Freeman

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1919
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1919. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper. Photo-illustrated throughout. Written by a lieutenant in the British Navy, an official firsthand account of the Allied naval expedition to northern Germany immediately following the end of WWI to report on the condition of the German people and infrastructure. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
cover of Shark (Collection of 5 stills from the 1969 film)

Shark (Collection of 5 stills from the 1969 film)

by Samuel Fuller (director); Burt Reynolds (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Excelsior Distribution, 1969. Collection of 5 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1969 film. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
cover of Shark (Complete set of 8 color stills from the 1969 film)

Shark (Complete set of 8 color stills from the 1969 film)

by Samuel Fuller (director); Burt Reynolds (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Excelsior Distribution, 1969. Complete set of 8 vintage color studio still photographs from the 1969 film. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00