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Variety Girl (Original screenplay for the 1947 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

by George Marshall (director); Monte Brice, Edmund Hartmann, Frank Tashlin, Robert L. Welch (screenwriters); Mary Hatcher, Olga San Juan, DeForest Kelley (starring)

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Published
1946
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$650.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1946. Draft script for the 1947 film, in maroon leather presentation binding belonging to William Bendix, with his name in gilt on front board, and title in gilt on spine. Bound in, preceding title page, is a half page title page with annotations in holograph pencil of Bendix's name and scenes. William Bendix was an American… Read more
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image of Greenwich Village (Original screenplay for the 1944 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

Greenwich Village (Original screenplay for the 1944 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

by Carmen Miranda, Don Ameche, William Bendix (starring); Walter Lang (director); Earl Baldwin, Walter Bullock (screenwriters)

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Published
1943
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1943. Shooting Final Draft script for the 1946 film, in maroon leather presentation binding belonging to William Bendix, with his name in gilt on front board, and title in gilt on spine. Bound in, preceding title page, is a note in holograph ink, not in Bendix's hand, on the verso of a 1945 desk calendar page, "Bendix… Read more
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$750.00
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The Legend of Stacker Lee aka Stagolee and Billy (Vintage script for an unproduced musical play)

by Paul E. Harris (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced musical play. The story of Stagger Lee, also known as "Stacker Lee" and "Stagolee," an American criminal and subject of African American folk songs throughout the late 19th and 20th centuries. African-American actor and screenwriter Paul E. Harris was best known for his work as a television, film, and stage actor,… Read more
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Evita (Original screenplay for the 1996 film)

by Alan Parker (director, screenwriter); Oliver Stone (screenwriter); Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber (play); Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce (starring)

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Published
1996
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$275.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1996. Draft script for the 1996 film. Based on the 1978 musical stage production by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, which was in turn based on Rice and Webber's 1976 concept album, following the brief life of Argentinean first lady Eva Peron from her impoverished illegitimate beginnings to her later idolatry. The film went… Read more
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Carousel (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Henry King (director); Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II (musical); Ferenc Molnar (play); Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron (screenwriters); Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick (starring)

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Published
1955
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$2,000.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1955. Final Shooting script for the 1956 film. Based on the 1945 musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, in turn based on the 1909 play "Liliom" by Ferenc Molnar. A former carousel barker dies in the process of committing a robbery, but is granted the opportunity to return to Earth for one day… Read more
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image of Magistra Ludi: Die Glasperlenspieler [Master of the Game: The Glass Bead Game] (Two original film treatments for an unproduced television project)

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Set of two treatment scripts for an unproduced television project, variously described as a television series or prospective feature film. Text in German and English. Based on Nobel Prize-winning author Hermann Hesse's 1934 novel, set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Centuries into the future, a closed utopian society is dedicated solely to intellectual pursuits,… Read more
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$650.00
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One from the Heart (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Francis Ford Coppola (director, screenwriter); Armyan Bernstein (screenwriter); Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Lainie Kazan, Harry Dean Stanton (starring)

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Published
1981
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$675.00

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San Francisco: Zoetrope, 1981. Final Draft script for the 1981 musical film. Copy belonging to actress Lainie Kazan, with her name to the title page in holograph ink, and her holograph pencil annotations throughout. Laid in with the script is a single xerographically duplicated revision page with Kazan's holograph pencil and ink annotations, and an envelope for the Paradise… Read more
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image of State Fair (Original photograph of Dana Andrews from the 1945 film)

State Fair (Original photograph of Dana Andrews from the 1945 film)

by Walter Lang (director); Philip Stong (novel); Oscar Hammerstein II, Paul Green (screenwriters); Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine (starring)

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Published
1945
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$425.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1945. Vintage oversize borderless double weight satin-finish publicity portrait photograph of actor Dana Andrews from the 1945 film. With the stamps of Silver Screen and a filing stamp on the verso, along with cropping annotations in pencil. Based on the 1933 film directed by Henry King, which was in turn based on Philip Stong's 1932 novel. A small-town… Read more
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$425.00
image of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Original photograph of Zero Mostel and Inga Neilsen from the 1966 film)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Original photograph of Zero Mostel and Inga Neilsen from the 1966 film)

by Richard Lester (director); Stephen Sondheim (music, lyrics); Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart (book); Martin Harris (still photographer); Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee (screenwriters); Zero Mostel, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford (starring)

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Published
1966
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage oversize borderless matte-finish reference photograph from the 1966 film, showing actors Zero Mostel and Inga Neilsen. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still living in Europe) and the American magazine and newspaper market between 1935-1969. Based on the 1962 Broadway… Read more
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Madam Satan (Original photograph from the 1930 film)

by Cecil B. DeMille (director); Jeanie Macpherson (screenwriter); Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny, Lillian Roth, Roland Young (starring)

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Published
1930
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$475.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1930. Vintage reference photograph from the 1930 pre-Code musical film, showing actors Kay Johnson and Reginald Denny. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. Determined to trick her unfaithful husband, a demure young woman attends a masked ball in a revealing, vampish disguise in order to teach him a lesson. 8 x 10 inches. Very… Read more
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Hello, Dolly! (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

by Gene Kelly (director); Michael Stewart (musical); Thornton Wilder (play); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford (starring)

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Published
1969
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage reference photograph from the 1969 musical film, showing a large-scale parade sequence. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1964 Broadway play, which was in turn based on the 1938 play "The Merchant of Yonkers," later revised and retitled "The Matchmaker." The comedy follows New York arrival of Dolly Levi,… Read more
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$150.00
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My Fair Lady (Original photograph of Cecil Beaton on the set of the 1964 film, SIGNED by Beaton)

by George Cukor (director); Alan Jay Lerner (play, screenwriter); George Bernard Shaw (play); Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway (starring)

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Published
1964
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$650.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1964. Vintage publicity photograph of art director Cecil Beaton on the set of the 1964 film. SIGNED by Beaton in holograph ink to the top left corner of the recto. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1956 Broadway musical by Lerner and Loewe, itself adapted from George Bernard Shaw's… Read more
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Richard Lester (director); Stephen Sondheim (music, lyrics); Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart (book); Martin Harris (still photographer); Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee (screenwriters); Zero Mostel, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford (starring)

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Published
1966
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage oversize borderless double-weight matte-finish reference photograph from the 1966 film, showing actors Zero Mostel and Inga Neilsen. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still living in Europe) and the American magazine and newspaper market between 1935-1969. Based on the 1962… Read more
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Richard Lester (director); Stephen Sondheim (music, lyrics); Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart (book); Martin Harris (still photographer); Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee (screenwriters); Zero Mostel, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford (starring)

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Published
1966
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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage oversize borderless matte-finish reference photograph from the 1966 film, showing actors Jack Gilford and Phil Silvers posing in costume with director Richard Lester. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still living in Europe) and the American magazine and newspaper… Read more
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Life With Lindsay and Crouse (First Edition)

by Cornelia Otis Skinner

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395245118
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$15.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The story of the friendship that created The Sound of Music, Life with Father, Call Me Madam, and many other hits.
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A Royal Swindle (Original play for an unproduced musical)

by Pascal, John, Francine Pascal (book); Milton Kaye (music); Michael Brown (lyrics)

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Published
1967
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$375.00

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New York: 101 Productions, 1967. First Draft script for an unproduced musical, with book by "John and Fran Pascal," who co-wrote the book of the 1968 musical "George M!," with Michael Stewart, music by pianist and arranger Milton Kaye, and lyrics by composer, lyricist, and performer, Michael Brown. Single annotation in holograph pencil of "Sandy Farber" above 101 Productions… Read more
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Jailhouse Rock (Original photograph from the 1957 film)

by Elvis; Presley Judy Tyler (starring); Richard Thorpe (director); Guy Trosper (screenwriter)

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Published
1957
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$650.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Vintage reference photograph from the 1957 film, showing Elvis Presley getting whipped by prison guard Bill Hickman. A handsome young man named Vince Everett is sent to prison for manslaughter, and begins a musical career with the help of his cellmate, a washed-up country singer. Presley's third film appearance, and first film with MGM. 8 x 10… Read more
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The Belle of New York (Original photograph from the 1952 film)

by Fred; Astaire Vera-Ellen, Marjorie Main (starring); Charles Walters (director); Robert O'Brien, Irving Elinson (screenwriters)

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Published
1952
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage reference photograph from the 1952 musical film, showing actor Fred Astaire mid-step, releasing a handful of dust into the wind. A wealthy playboy in turn-of-the-century New York suddenly falls in love with a beautiful bandleader, and finds that, due to his passion, he can walk (and dance, of course) on air. Set in New York. 8… Read more
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image of Sous les toits de Paris [Under the Roofs of Paris] (Original oversize double weight photograph from the 1930 French film)

Sous les toits de Paris [Under the Roofs of Paris] (Original oversize double weight photograph from the 1930 French film)

by Rene Clair (director, screenwriter); Albert Prejean, Pola Illery, Edmond T. Greville (starring)

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Published
1930
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$475.00

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Paris: Societe Nouvelle des Acacias, 1930. Vintage borderless oversize double weight reference photograph from the 1930 French film, showing Pola Illery and Edmond T. Greville dancing at the bottom left corner, with Gaston Modot looking on in a jealous sulk to the far right. With a provenance stamp and the stamp of Societe Nouvelle des Acacias to the verso.… Read more
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Man on the Moon (Original script for the Andy Warhol-produced 1975 stage musical, copy belonging to Monique van Vooren)

by Andy Warhol (producer); John Phillips (music, lyrics, book); Paul Morrissey (director); Denny Doherty, Genevieve Waite, Monique van Vooren (starring)

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Published
1974
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$2,850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1974. Draft Working script for the 1975 Andy Warhol-produced musical, copy belonging to Monique van Vooren. Includes 36 additional unbound pages, primarily revisions, as well as twelve pages, staple bound, containing the bulk of dialogue for van Vooren's character, Venus, with name repeatedly circled in holograph pencil. Annotations throughout, both copied and in holograph ink and pencil.… Read more
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