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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Original carbon typescript draft for an unpublished Motion Picture Magazine article about Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland's wedding day. With holograph ink and pencil proofreader's annotations throughout. Title page present, with credits for journalist Marcia Borie. 19 leaves, with last page of text numbered 18. Carbon typescript on yellow onionskin stock, rectos only. Pages Very… Read more
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cover of Original wire photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., following the release of the findings of the House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1978

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New York: Time, 1978. Vintage borderless wire photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., published following the release of the findings of the US House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1978. The iconic photograph by Joseph Louw for Time magazine, taken moments after the April 4, 1968 assassination of King at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, is… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera regarding automobiles and automobile accidents, 1963-1966

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Archive of photographs, newspaper clippings, and various ephemera belonging to a Kenny Aumont Brown (1943-2016), of Burlington, North Carolina, largely relating to automobiles and automobile accidents, 1963-1966. The archive, assembled by Brown when in his early twenties, documents his preoccupation with automobiles, automobile accidents, and racing, at a time when Brown was first employed as… Read more
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$1,250.00
cover of Revolution is the Poor Peoples' Crime of Passion [Original poster to support the May 21st Defense Fund, 1979)

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San Francisco: May 21st Defense Fund, 1979. Vintage two-color Revolution is the Poor Peoples' Crime of Passion poster, in support of the May 21st Defense Fund, 1979. On May 21, 1979, San Francisco Supervisor, and former police officer, Dan White, was acquitted of the charge of first degree murder, and convicted on the substantially lesser charge of voluntary… Read more
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The Lady Gambles (Original pressbook for the 1949 film noir)

by Michael Gordon (director); Roy Huggins, Halsted Welles (screenwriters); Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Preston, Stephen McNally (starring)

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1949
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1949. Vintage pressbook for the 1949 film. A woman accompanies her reporter husband while he covers a story in Las Vegas, and develops a pernicious gambling addiction, even stealing from her husband's expense fund. Shot on location in Nevada. 12 pages, saddle stitched, 12 x 18 inches. Very Good plus,… Read more
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All in a Night's Work (Original pressbook for the 1961 film)

by Joseph Anthony (director); Owen Elford (play); Edmund Beloin, Maurice Richlin, Sidney Sheldon (screenwriters); Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Cliff Robertson (starring)

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1961
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1961. Vintage pressbook for the 1961 film. A wealthy young playboy inherits his uncle's newspaper empire, and is promptly saddled with trying to keep the details of his uncle's death quiet. 18 pages, saddle stitched, 12.25 x 18.75 inches. Very Good plus overall.
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cover of The Big Clock (Two original pressbooks from the 1948 film noir)

The Big Clock (Two original pressbooks from the 1948 film noir)

by John Farrow (director); Kenneth Fearing (novel); Jonathan Latimer (screenwriter); Ray Milland, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1948
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1948. Two vintage pressbooks from the 1948 film noir. Based on the 1946 novel by Jonathan Latimer. The editor-in-chief of a crime magazine finds himself at the center of a brutal murder, and must hide from his own investigative reporters, who believe that he is the killer. One pressbook 12.25 x… Read more
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cover of Tom Wolfe in New York, 1989 (Original oversize photograph)

Tom Wolfe in New York, 1989 (Original oversize photograph)

by Tom Wolfe (subject); Julian Simmonds (photographer)

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Published
1989
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London: Sunday Telegraph, 1989. Vintage oversize photograph of author and journalist Tom Wolfe aboard the Peking ship at the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, dated 6.12.89, crediting Sunday Telegraph photographer Julian Simmonds. 11.5 x 8.25 inches. Near Fine.
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cover of I Protest! (First Edition, inscribed by the author in the year of publication)

I Protest! (First Edition, inscribed by the author in the year of publication)

by David Douglas Duncan

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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New York: Signet, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by the author on the third leaf: "New York / 8 May '68 / For Lynn- / Good Luck! / David Duncan." Very Good in perfect bound wrappers. Wrappers moderately edgeworn, with light soil on the rear wrapper and glue residue (printer's defect) along… Read more
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cover of Stranger on the Third Floor (Original screenplay for the 1940 film noir)

Stranger on the Third Floor (Original screenplay for the 1940 film noir)

by [Film scripts] [Film Noir] Peter Lorre (starring); Boris Ingster (director); Frank Partos, Nathanael West (screenwriters); John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron, Elisha Cook Jr. (starring)

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Published
1940
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New York: RKO Radio Pictures, 1940. Revised Draft script for the 1940 film noir, generally considered to be the first in the American film noir cycle. An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a cafe owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself. Widely… Read more
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cover of Five Star Final (Original photograph from the 1931 film)

Five Star Final (Original photograph from the 1931 film)

by Boris Karloff Edward G. Robinson (starring); Mervyn LeRoy (director); Louis Weitzenkorn (play); Byron Morgan, Robert Lord (screenwriters); Marian Marsh (starring)

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1931
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N.p.: N.p., 1931. Vintage oversize reference photograph from the 1931 pre-Code film, showing actor Edward G. Robinson surrounded by newsroom staff. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1930 play by Louis Weitzenkorn. The beleaguered managing editor of a flagging tabloid newspaper attempts to resurrect the publication's readership by reinvestigating… Read more
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cover of All the President's Men (Original photograph from the 1976 film)

All the President's Men (Original photograph from the 1976 film)

by Alan J. Pakula (director); Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward (book); William Goldman (screenwriter); Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1976 film, showing actor Robert Redford stepping out of a taxi, with the US Capitol in the background. With holograph ink annotations on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1974 book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. … Read more
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cover of Framed (Original post-production screenplay for the 1940 film)

Framed (Original post-production screenplay for the 1940 film)

by Harold D. Schuster (director); Roy Chanslor (screenwriter); Frank Albertson, Constance Moore, Jerome Cowan, Robert Armstrong, Sidney Blackmer (starring)

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Published
1939
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1939. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1940 film. A young journalist finds himself unjustly accused of murder. White titled wrappers, noted as production No. 1033, dated DECEMBER 19, 1939, with credits for director Harold D. Schuster and actors Frank Albertson, Constance Moore, Jerome Cowan, and others. Title page integral… Read more
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cover of All the President's Men (Original photograph of Alan J. Pakula, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Redford on location for the 1976 film)

All the President's Men (Original photograph of Alan J. Pakula, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Redford on location for the 1976 film)

by Alan J. Pakula (director); Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward (book); William Goldman (screenwriter); Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage reference photograph, with horizontal margins, of director Alan J. Pakula, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Redford on the set of the 1976 film. Based on the 1974 book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. The iconic New Hollywood account of the Watergate investigation, starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman in exceptionally strong… Read more
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cover of Reds (Collection of material related to the production of the 1981 film)

Reds (Collection of material related to the production of the 1981 film)

by Warren Beatty (director, screenwriter, starring); Trevor Griffiths (screenwriter); Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski, Jack Nicholson (starring)

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Published
1980
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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Collection of materials related to post-production editing for the 1981 film, including notes on film reels and pages of proposed sequences for each reel. Director, screenwriter, and actor Warren Beatty's epic political drama, which follows a left-wing American journalist who becomes involved with the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. Nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning… Read more
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cover of Medium Cool (Three original photographs from the 1969 film)

Medium Cool (Three original photographs from the 1969 film)

by Haskell Wexler (director, screenwriter); Robert Forster, Marianna Hill, Harold Blankenship, Peter Bonerz, Janet Langhart (starring)

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1969
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1969. Three vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1969 film, a highlight of early New Hollywood cinema. One shows actor Harold Blankenship, the other with actors Robert Forster, Peter Bonerz, and Janet Langhart. One with a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso along with the stamp of Paramount Pictures, the other with the stamp… Read more
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cover of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Original press photograph of Hunter S. Thompson, 1998)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Original press photograph of Hunter S. Thompson, 1998)

by Hunter S. Thompson (subject); Paul Harris (photographer)

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1998
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Saint Ouen: PPCM Photo Press Agency, 1998. Photograph of Hunter S. Thompson and shotgun, outside his Woody Creek, Aspen, Colorado home, 1990, by photographer Paul Harris, struck by PPCM Photo Press Agency, circa 1998. Issued to promote the Terry Gilliam's 1998 film adaptation of Thompson's 1971 novel "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" PPCM incorrectly dates the image… Read more
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cover of Stand Up and Be Counted (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

Stand Up and Be Counted (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

by Jackie Cooper (director); Bernard Slade (screenwriter); Jacqueline Bisset, Stella Stevens, Steve Lawrence, Gary Lockwood (starring)

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1972
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1972. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1972 film, showing actors Gary Lockwood and Jacqueline Bisset in a candid pose. A journalist returns to her hometown to write an article about women's liberation, and is surprised to discover her mother and sister are already self-declared feminists. Shot on location in Denver, Colorado. … Read more
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cover of Time Out For Murder [Meridian] (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

Time Out For Murder [Meridian] (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

by H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Jerry Cady (screenwriter); Gloria Stuart, Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler, Douglas Fowley (starring)

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Published
1938
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Final Draft script for the 1938 film, here under the working title "Meridian." Laid in with the script are two copies of a set of two carbon typescript pages of notes on the film. A newspaper reporter and photographer investigate a murder in order to exonerate the main suspect, a bank runner accused… Read more
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cover of Street Smart [Streets of New York] (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

Street Smart [Streets of New York] (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

by Jerry Schatzberg (director); David Freeman (screenwriter); Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, Mimi Rogers, Andre Gregory, Morgan Freeman (starring)

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1980
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N.p.: International Creative Management [ICM], 1980. Early Revised Draft script for the 1987 film, here under the working title "Streets of New York." Magazine reporter Jonathan Fisher (Christopher Reeve) fabricates a story about a New York pimp after he is unsuccessful getting information on the streets. But the police, the district attorney, and a real pimp and… Read more
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