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cover of I and Albert (Original script for the 1972 musical)

I and Albert (Original script for the 1972 musical)

by Jay Allen (book); Charles Strouse (music); Lee Adams (lyrics)

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1972
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New York: Lewis Allen, 1972. Original script for the 1972 musical, which debuted on November 6, 1972, at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. A musical interpretation of the lives of Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. Set in London, England. Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, with book credits to JAY… Read more
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cover of Hollywood Party (Original photograph from the 1934 film)

Hollywood Party (Original photograph from the 1934 film)

by Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Durante (starring); Richard Boleslawski (director); Howard Dietz, Harry Rapf (screenwriters)

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1934
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N.p.: N.p., 1934. Vintage reference photograph from the 1934 film, showing a chorus line of bathing beauties, reflected in the foreground. An actor known for starring in jungle films wants to work with real lions in his next movie, and decides to throw a big star-studded party to win over a wealthy European baron who keeps lions… Read more
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cover of At Long Last Love: A Special Film Folio (Original promotional book for the 1975 film)

At Long Last Love: A Special Film Folio (Original promotional book for the 1975 film)

by Peter Bogdanovich (director, screenwriter); Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn (starring)

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1975
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New York: Chappell Music Company, 1975. Vintage "Special Film Folio" for the 1975 film, featuring 16 Cole Porter songs, 81 film still and on the set photographs, three articles on the film, one article on Cole Porter, and an interview with Peter Bogdanovich. Peter Bogdanovich's tribute to Cole Porter and the musicals of the 1930s. Shot using nearly… Read more
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cover of The Pirate (Original pressbook for the 1948 film)

The Pirate (Original pressbook for the 1948 film)

by Vincente Minnelli (director); S.N. Behrman (play); Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich (screenwriters); Judy Garland, Gene Kelly (starring)

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Published
1948
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1948. Vintage pressbook for the 1948 musical film. Based on the 1942 Broadway play by S.N. Behrman. The singing leader of a traveling circus poses as a famed pirate in order to win the heart of a woman from a small Caribbean village. Set in Calvados. Ten pages, saddle… Read more
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cover of The Boy Friend (Original British program for the 1971 film)

The Boy Friend (Original British program for the 1971 film)

by Ken Russell (director, screenwriter); Sandy Wilson (musical); Twiggy, Christopher Gable, Max Adrian (starring)

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1971
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N.p.: MGM / EMI, 1971. Vintage film program for the 1971 film. Based on the 1953 West End musical by Sandy Wilson, about a mousy stage manager forced to take the lead in a low-budget musical revue after the lead actress breaks her leg. While Wilson's original is a straightforward pastiche of 1920s musicals, director Ken Russell's adaptation… Read more
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cover of The Jungle Book (Original British program from the 1975 rerelease of the 1967 film)

The Jungle Book (Original British program from the 1975 rerelease of the 1967 film)

by Rudyard Kipling (book); Wolfgang Reitherman (director); Ralh Wright, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry (screenwriters); Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Bruce Reitherman (starring)

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Published
1975
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N.p.: Walt Disney Productions, 1975. Vintage British program for the 1975 rerelease of the 1967 film. Based on the 1894 collection of "Mowgli" stories by Rudyard Kipling. One of Disney's classic animated films, and the last film Walt personally oversaw. 8.25 x 11 inches. 6 pages, side stapled. Near Fine with some light rubbing to the… Read more
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cover of Bells Are Ringing (Original pressbook for the 1960 film)

Bells Are Ringing (Original pressbook for the 1960 film)

by Vincente Minnelli (director); Betty Comden, Adolph Green (screenwriters, play); Jule Styne (play); Judy Holliday, Dean Martin (starring)

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Published
1960
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1960. Vintage pressbook for the 1960 film. Based on the 1956 Broadway play. A woman who works at an answering service entertains herself by listening in on others' lives-in particular, the life of a young playwright with whom she has fallen in love, but never met in person. 28 pages,… Read more
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cover of There's No Business Like Show Business (Original script revision pages from the 1954 film)

There's No Business Like Show Business (Original script revision pages from the 1954 film)

by Walter Lang (director); Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron (screenwriters); Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Marilyn Monroe, Dan Dailey (starring)

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1954
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1954. Set of 13 vintage revision pages from the 1954 film. Pages belonging to cinematographer Leon Shamroy, with his name in holograph pencil annotation on the first leaf. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY THE REVISION PAGES ARE ON OFFER, NOT THE ENTIRE SCRIPT. A five-person family vaudeville act threatens to disband when two of the… Read more
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cover of The Ice Follies of 1939 (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

The Ice Follies of 1939 (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Reinhold Schunzel (director); Leonard Praskins, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf (screenwriters); James Stewart, Joan Crawford (starring)

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Published
1939
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1939. Draft script for the 1939 film. Ice skating performer Larry Hall (James Stewart) derails his career when he falls in love with Mary McKay (Joan Crawford), a fellow skater whose mediocre talent costs him his reputation and several jobs. In an effort to buoy her marriage, Mary forgoes skating for an… Read more
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cover of Brigadoon (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

Brigadoon (Original photograph from the 1954 film)

by Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse (starring); Vincente Minnelli (director); Alan Jay Lerner (screenwriter, musical)

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Published
1954
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N.p.: N.p., 1954. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1954 film, showing actor Gene Kelly holding actress Cyd Charisse in a deep dancer's dip. Based on the 1947 Broadway musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. While on a hunting trip in Scotland, two Americans stumble upon Brigadoon, a beautiful, hidden village which appears once every… Read more
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Porgy and Bess (Original photograph of Sammy Davis Jr. on the set of the 1959 film)

by Otto Preminger (director); N. Richard Nash (screenwriter); DuBose Heyward (opera); Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr. (starring)

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Published
1959
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New York: United Press International, 1959. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actor Sammy Davis Jr. taking a photograph on the set of the 1959 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of United Press International. Based on DuBose Heyward's 1925 novel "Porgy," and its subsequent 1927 opera adaptation by DuBose Heyward and… Read more
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cover of Lady and the Tramp (Original pressbook for the 1955 film)

Lady and the Tramp (Original pressbook for the 1955 film)

by Clyde; Geronimi Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske (directors); Peggy Lee, Larry Roberts, Bill Baucom, Verna Felton (starring)

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Published
1955
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Burbank, CA: Buena Vista / Walt Disney Productions, 1955. Vintage pressbook for the 1955 film. A sheltered, purebred cocker spaniel leaves her home and is rescued by a scrappy mutt. Romance ensues. 20 pages, saddle stitched, 12 x 18 inches. Very Good plus, lightly rubbed and soiled.
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cover of Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

by Gus Schirmer (director); Frank Loesser (music, lyrics); Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows (book); Anita Gillette, Alan King, Sheila MacRae, Jerry Orbach (starring)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage script for the 1965 musical production. Single copied holograph annotation on the title page, noting copy No. 27. Based on the 1950 Broadway play about a gambler who wins a bet that he can get a Christian missionary to travel with him to Havana, where the pair begin to fall for each other.… Read more
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cover of The King and I (First Edition)

The King and I (First Edition)

by [Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II] Margaret Landon

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Published
1951
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New York: Random House, 1951. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket faintly toned along the spine, with some loss along the top edges, just affecting the "The" in the title.
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cover of Song of the South (Original pressbook for a rerelease of the 1946 film)

Song of the South (Original pressbook for a rerelease of the 1946 film)

by Joel Chandler Harris (stories); Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson (directors); Morton Grant, Maurice Rapf, Dalton S. Reymond, Bill Peet, George Stallings, Ralph Wright (screenwriters); James Baskett, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten (starring)

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Published
1946
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Burbank, CA: Walt Disney, 1946. Vintage pressbook for a rerelease of the 1946 film. Also included with the pressbook is a vintage studio still photograph from the film. Loosely based on African folklore stories compiled and adapted by Joel Chandler Harris in the nineteenth century. A young boy visits his grandmother's plantation during the postwar Reconstruction era… Read more
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cover of Meet Danny Wilson (Original photograph of Frank Sinatra and Alex Nicol from the 1952 film)

Meet Danny Wilson (Original photograph of Frank Sinatra and Alex Nicol from the 1952 film)

by Frank Sinatra (starring); Joseph Pevney (director); Don McGuire (screenwriter); Shelley Winters, Alex Nicol (starring)

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1952
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1952. Vintage reference photograph from the 1952 film, showing actors Frank Sinatra and Alex Nicol. Printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso. A small-town singer gets a taste of success at a gangster's popular nightclub, but his burgeoning fame comes at a high price, both financially and emotionally. Made during Sinatra's mid-career slump,… Read more
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cover of Tom Thumb [tom thumb] (Original photograph from the 1958 film)

Tom Thumb [tom thumb] (Original photograph from the 1958 film)

by George Pal (director); Russ Tamblyn, June Thorburn (starring); Ladislas Fodor (screenwriter)

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1958
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1958. Vintage reference photograph from the 1958 film, showing actress June Thorburn in conversation with a tiny Russ Tamblyn. With a printed label specific to the film's UK release affixed to the verso. Based on the 17th-century fairy tales "Thumbling" and "Thumbling's Travels" by the Brothers Grimm, about the adventures of a… Read more
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cover of The King and I (Original pressbook for the 1956 film)

The King and I (Original pressbook for the 1956 film)

by Walter Lang (director); Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II (play); Ernest Lehman (screenwriter); Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner (starring)

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Published
1956
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1956. Original pressbook for the 1956 film. Based on the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, in turn based on the 1944 novel "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon. Nominated for nine Academy Awards, winning five, including Best Actor for Yul Brynner. Set in Bangkok. 12 x… Read more
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cover of Copperfield [David Copperfield] (Vintage script for the 1981 musical)

Copperfield [David Copperfield] (Vintage script for the 1981 musical)

by Charles Dickens (novel); Rob Iscove (director); Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn (book, music, lyrics); Christian Slater, Mary Elizabeth Mastroiano (starring)

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Published
1973
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N.p.: N.p., 1973. First Draft script for the 1981 Broadway musical, seen here under the working title "David Copperfield." Based on the classic 1850 novel "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens. The musical opened on April 13, 1981, at the ANTA Playhouse, and ran for 13 performances before closing on April 26. Clear untitled front wrapper,… Read more
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cover of Les Girls (Original photograph from the 1957 film)

Les Girls (Original photograph from the 1957 film)

by George Cukor (director); John Patrick (screenwriter); Gene Kelly, Kay Kendall, Mitzi Gaynor (starring)

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Published
1957
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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Vintage reference photograph from the 1957 film, showing actors Gene Kelly and Kay Kendall dancing in an intricate mesh cage. A former dance troupe member is drawn into a libel suit involving her former friend and fellow dancer over a romantic misunderstanding. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, a few lightly… Read more
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