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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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Published
1931
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$225.00

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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 a decades-old murder case.… Read more
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Without Fear or Favor: An Uncompromising Look at The New York Times (Signed)

by Harrison E. Salisbury

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Published
1980
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$15.00

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New York: Times Books, 1980. Later printing, Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper.
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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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$325.00

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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. The iconic New Hollywood account… Read more
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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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$75.00

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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 with the front wrapper,… Read more
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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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$350.00

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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 performances, as Washington Post… Read more
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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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$150.00

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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 three for… Read more
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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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Published
1969
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$650.00

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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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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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Published
1998
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$300.00

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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 as being… Read more
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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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Published
1972
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$150.00

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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. 8 x 10 inches. Near… Read more
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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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$375.00

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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 of killing… Read more
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While New York Sleeps (Original screenplay for the 1938 film, director Bruce Humberstone's copy)

by H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Frank Fenton, Frances Hyland, Albert Ray (screenwriters); Michael Whalen, Jean Rogers, Chick Chandler, Robert Kellard (starring)

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Published
1938
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$475.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Final Draft script for the 1938 film. Copy belonging to director H. Bruce Humberstone, with two pages of his handwritten notes and a typed page of proposed revisions on onionskin stock attached with a paperclip to the verso of the front wrapper, and his holograph pencil annotations throughout the script. A newspaper editor investigates… Read more
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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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Published
1980
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$375.00

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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 police suspect,… Read more
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The Afro-American Press and Its Editors (First Edition)

by Garland I.; Penn Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington (contributors)

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Published
1891
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First Edition
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$1,850.00

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Springfield, MA: Willey, 1891. First Edition. First Edition. A history of African-American newspapers beginning in 1827 and continuing through to the book's publication, with over 70 biographical sketches of editors and journalists, including a separate chapter dedicated to female African American journalists, and essays on the state of the Black press and its relationship to "Anglo-Saxon" newspapers. Rare. About Very… Read more
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News is Made at Night (Original photograph from the set of the 1939 film)

by Alfred L. Werker (director); John Larkin (screenwriter); Preston Foster, George Barbier, Lynn Bari (starring)

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Published
1939
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Vintage photograph of director Alfred Werker and actors Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, George Barbier, and Russell Gleason on the set of the 1939 film. Printed description on the verso. Steve Drum (Preston Foster), a crusading newspaper editor helps free a man framed for a crime, and aids in finding the real culprit. Staff reporter… Read more
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Too Late to Love [Pourquoi viens-tu si tard...] (Collection of 370 original keybook still photographs from the 1959 film)

by Henri Decoin (director, screenwriter); Michel Audiard, Claude Brule, Pierre Roustang, Albert Valentin (screenwriters); Paul Apoteker (still photographer); Maurice Vidalin (poem); Michele Morgan, Henri Vidal, Francis Blanche (starring)

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Published
1959
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$750.00

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Paris: Ulysse Production / Cinedis, 1959. Collection of 370 original black-and-white keybook still photographs from the 1959 French film, consisting of two unique and complimentary pieces, one being a studio film still keybook with 97 contact prints of small format transparencies, most with 12 images per print, amounting to over 1,000 images captured, nearly all images with series number… Read more
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Too Late to Love [Pourquoi viens-tu si tard...] (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1959 film)

by Henri Decoin (director, screenwriter); Michel Audiard, Claude Brule, Pierre Roustang, Albert Valentin (screenwriters); Paul Apoteker (still photographer); Maurice Vidalin (poem); Michele Morgan, Henri Vidal, Francis Blanche (starring)

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Published
1959
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$200.00

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Paris: Cinedis, 1959. Collection of 11 original black-and-white photographs from the 1959 French film. Most feature starring actress Morgan, and a few show other actors, including Vidal. Three on-the-set photographs of Morgan being fitted by a female crew member, possibly costume designer Tanine Autré, and eleven still photographs, with Morgan and Blanche at a bar, even an image of… Read more
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Le Guide de la femme (Collection of five French women's culture magazines)

by [Weiss, Louise] Pernel, R. (director); A. Michelsen (director of publication); H. Lezineau (secretary)

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Published
1962
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$325.00

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Paris: Migra, 1962. Five issues of "Le Guide de la femme" (roughly, "Woman's Guide"), a mid-century Parisian periodical published with the patronage of French author, journalist, politician, and noted feminist, Louise Weiss. The periodical, not unlike similar publications of today found on wire racks at grocery checkout lines, was produced by and for France's modern Woman, "at the forefront… Read more
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le miroir de l'information (Collection of four French press relations magazines)

by Andre Depernon (director of publications)

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Published
1964
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$200.00

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Paris: Les Editions du Presse du Miroir, 1964. Four issues of "le miroir de l'information" (roughly, "Mirror of Information"), a Parisian periodical published for press relations, including coverage on the press itself, radio, film, television, and other various media. Little is documented on "le miroir," with only a few held in institutions and libraries. The magazine seemingly focused on… Read more
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How Baxter Butted In (Original double weight photograph from the 1925 film)

by William Beaudine (director); Owen Davis, Julien Josephson, Harold Titus (screenwriter); Dorothy Devore, Matt Moore, Ward Crane (starring)

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Published
1925
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$125.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1925. Vintage double weight studio still photograph from the 1925 silent film. Bumbling newspaper clerk Henry Baxter is helplessly in love with a coworker in this silent-era comedy. The subject of his longing barely acknowledges his existence. His unrequited love coupled with his manager's devious daily taunts makes work tortuous for the poor clerk. He… Read more
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Newsweek (Volume CV, Number 16, April 22, 1985)

by [Leonard, Elmore] Smith, Richard M. (editor-in-chief); Pete Axthelm, Jane Bryant Quinn, Robert J. Samuelson, George F. Will, et. al (contributors)

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Published
1985
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First Edition
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New York: Newsweek, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. April 22, 1985 issue. Vintage magazine featuring crime fiction writer Elmore Leonard on the front wrapper and in an essay by Peter S. Prescott, examining the author's career and writing process. Also includes essays and articles on "special ops," Ringling Brothers circus goats, President Ferdinand Marcos, "coming out in the convent,"… Read more
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