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The Fly (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Kurt Neumann (director); James Clavell (screenwriter); David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
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$4,250.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958. Final script for the 1958 film. Based on a 1957 short story by George Langelaan, about a scientist who is transformed into a grotesque, human-fly hybrid after his experiments with a matter-transportation machine go very wrong. A breakthrough hit for actor Vincent Price as well as director Kurt Neumann, although Neumann would… Read more
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Son of Dracula (Original photograph from the 1943 film)

by Robert Siodmak (director); Curt Siodmak (story); Eric Taylor (screenwriter); Lon Chaney, Jr., Robert Page, Louise Allbritton, Evelyn Ankers (starring)

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Published
1943
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$750.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1943. Vintage publicity photograph of Lon Chaney, Jr. and Louise Allbritton from the 1943 film. Mimeo snipe and "Photofest" label, obscuring a "Carlos Clarens Collection" stamp, on the verso. The third Dracula film from the Universal Classic Monster series, preceded by "Dracula" (1931), directed by Tod Browning, starring Bela Lugosi, and "Dracula's Daughter"… Read more
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$750.00
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House of Dracula (Original photograph from the 1945 film)

by Erle C. Kenton (director); Edward T. Lowe (screenwriter); Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine, Martha O'Driscoll, Glenn Strange (starring)

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Published
1945
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$325.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1945. Vintage photograph of Onslow Stevens lighting Lon Chaney, Jr.'s way up a macabre stone stairway from the 1945 film. The last entry in Universal's famed "monsters" canon, a direct sequel to 1944's "House of Frankenstein," which appropriately hosted Universal's "big three" monsters, all in Dracula's house, including the Prince of Darkness himself… Read more
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$325.00
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Earth vs. the Spider [The Spider] (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Bert I. Gordon (director, screenwriter); Laszlo Gorog, George Worthing Yates (screenwriters); Ed Kemmer, June Kenney (starring)

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Published
1958
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$850.00

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Los Angeles: American-International Pictures, 1958. Draft script for the 1958 film, here under the working title "The Spider." SIGNED by director Bert I. Gordon. With holograph pencil annotations throughout. Fodder for for an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Season 4, Episode 13, Sept 14, 1991), where Gordon was resurrected as a master of bad taste. Small-town teenagers… Read more
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$850.00
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House of Frankenstein (Original photograph from the 1944 film)

by Erie C. Kenton (director); Curt Siodmak (story); Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screenwriter); Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine, Glenn Strange (starring)

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Published
1944
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$375.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1944. Vintage photograph from the 1944 film. Universal Pictures' follow up to "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man," ups the ante on its predecessor with the addition of Dracula (John Carradine), a mad scientist (Boris Karloff) and a hunchback (J. Carroll Naish). Glenn Strange takes up the role of the creature (the fourth actor to… Read more
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$375.00
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Mind Ripper [Wes Craven Presents: The Outpost] (Original screenplay for the 1995 film, round robin copy signed Lance Heriksen, director Joe Gayton, and many others)

by Joe Gayton (director); Jonathan Craven (screenwriter, producer); Wes Craven (producer); Phil Mittleman (screenwriter); Lance Henriksen, Giovanni Ribisi, John Diehl (starring)

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Published
1994
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$475.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Outpost Productions / Multicom Entertainment, 1994. Revised Shooting script for the 1995 film "Mind Ripper," seen here under the title "Wes Craven Presents: The Outpost." Round robin copy, SIGNED on the front wrapper by director Joe Gayton, producers Jonathan Craven and Peter Shepherd, cast members Lance Henriksen, Adam Solomon, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Giovanni Ribisi, and Dan… Read more
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$475.00
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Mitre-Square (Original screenplay for an unproduced play)

by Curt Siodmak (playwright)

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Published
1982
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1982. Draft script for an unproduced play. A play about an author attempting to write a story starring Jack the Ripper. Curt Siodmak is best known for writing the "The Wolf Man" (1941), "I Walked with a Zombie" (1943), "Donovan's Brain" (1953), and many other science fiction and horror classics. His work consistently revealed an… Read more
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$450.00
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The Creature Walks Among Us (Original screenplay for the 1956 film, script supervisor's copy)

by John Sherwood (director); Arthur A. Ross (screenwriter); Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer (starring)

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Published
1955
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$3,500.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1955. Revised Final Draft script for the 1956 film. Copy belonging to the script supervisor, Adele Cannon, profusely annotated throughout in holograph ink and pencil. Included is a studio still photograph from the film, featuring the Creature and people in peril. Third installment in the "Gill-man" series, after "Creature from the Black… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Blood of Dracula (Original Lobby Card for the 1957 film)

by Herbert L. Strock (director); Ralph Thornton (screenwriter); Sandra Harrison, Louise Lewis, Gail Ganley, Jerry Blaine (starring)

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Published
1957
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$25.00

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N.p.: American International Pictures [AIP], 1957. Original lobby card for the 1957 film. The fifth film produced by AIP, a company originally functioning as a distributor. Another teen-monster flick from the 1950s, reminiscent of "I Was a Teenage Werewolf "(1957), only the antagonist is a woman and the creature she becomes is a vampire. 11 x 14… Read more
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$25.00