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cover of The Day of the Jackal (First UK Edition)

The Day of the Jackal (First UK Edition)

by Frederick Forsyth

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Published
1971
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First Edition
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9780091073909
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London: Hutchinson, 1971. First Edition. First Edition. A superb copy of Frederick Forsyth's first book, basis for the 1973 film directed by Fred Zinneman and starring Edward Fox. Faint offsetting on the endpapers, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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cover of The Promise (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

The Promise (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by Kathleen Quinlan, Stephen Collins, Beatrice Straight (starring); Gilbert Cates (director); Garry Michael White, Fred Weintraub, Paul Heller (screenwriters)

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Published
1979
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing seven black and white photographs, and 8 gatherings of promotional reading material. A wealthy college student's fiancee is left comatose and nearly unrecognizable after she is badly injured in a car accident. Seeking to end the relationship for financial reasons, the… Read more
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cover of The Big Fix (Original press kit for the 1978 film)

The Big Fix (Original press kit for the 1978 film)

by Jeremy Kagan (director); Roger L. Simon (screenwriter, novel); Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Anspach, Bonnie Bedelia, John Lithgow (starring)

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Published
1978
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1978. Vintage press kit for the 1978 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 2 black and white photographs, and 18 gatherings of promotional reading material. A radical hippie turned private eye is hired to investigate a fake campaign flyer showing the incumbent governor of California with a Berkeley activist who has been missing for… Read more
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cover of The Long Riders (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

The Long Riders (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

by Walter Hill (director); Bill Bryden, Steven Smith (screenwriters); Stacy Keach, James Keach (screenwriters, starring); David Carradine, Keith Carradine, Robert Carradine, Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid (starring)

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Published
1980
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 20 black and white photographs, and 18 gatherings of promotional reading material. A dramatization of the exploits of the James-Younger gang, a group of brothers who become bank robbers in the post-Civil War Midwest. Shot on location in… Read more
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cover of Last Embrace (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

Last Embrace (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by Jonathan Demme (director); Murray Teigh Bloom (novel); David Shaber (screenwriter); Roy Scheider, Janet Margolin, John Glover, Sam Levene (starring)

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Published
1979
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing nine black and white photographs, and nine gatherings of promotional reading material. Based on the 1978 novel "The 13th Man" by Murray Teigh Bloom. A CIA agent has a debilitating mental breakdown after his wife is accidentally killed in a… Read more
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cover of The Sculptress (Original screenplay for the 1996 television film)

The Sculptress (Original screenplay for the 1996 television film)

by Stuart Orme (director); Reg Gadney (screenwriter); Minette Walters (novel); Pauline Quirke, Caroline Goodall (starring)

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Published
1995
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London: Red Rooster Film and Television Entertainment, 1995. Four shooting scripts for the 1996 television film first aired in four parts on BBC on November 13, 1997, complete in four volumes. With two typed leaves detailing the proposed cast list laid in. Based on the 1993 crime novel. An author sets out to write a book about Olive… Read more
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cover of Hide in Plain Sight (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

Hide in Plain Sight (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

by James Caan (director, starring); Spencer Eastman (screenwriter); Jill Eikenberry, Robert Viharo, Joe Grifasi (starring)

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Published
1980
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1980. Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 13 black and white photographs, and 10 gatherings of promotional reading material. A divorced father fights for visitation rights of his children when his ex-wife and their children disappear after joining the federal witness protection program with his ex-wife's new… Read more
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cover of The Story of Esther Costello (Original poster for the 1957 film)

The Story of Esther Costello (Original poster for the 1957 film)

by Joan Crawford, Rossano Brazzi, Heather Sears (starring); Nicholas Monsarrat (novel); David Miller (director); Charles Kaufman (screenwriter)

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Published
1957
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1957. Vintage one sheet poster for the US release of the 1957 British film. Based on the 1953 novel by Nicholas Monsarrat. Wealthy American Margaret Landi (Joan Crawford) agrees to be the caregiver for Esther Costello (Heather Sears), a fifteen year-old girl struck deaf, dumb, and blind in an accident five… Read more
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cover of A Slight Case of Murder (Original poster for the 1947 re-release of the 1938 film)

A Slight Case of Murder (Original poster for the 1947 re-release of the 1938 film)

by Lloyd Bacon (director); Damon Runyon, Howard Lindsay (play); Earl Baldwin, Joseph Schrank (screenwriter); Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins (starring)

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Published
1947
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1947. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1947 re-release of the 1938 film. Based on the 1935 play by Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay. Bootlegger Remy Marco (Edward G. Robinson) goes legit at the repeal of prohibition and becomes a brewer. Unfortunately he's going broke because his beer is terrible and everyone's afraid… Read more
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cover of The Sleeping City (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

The Sleeping City (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

by George Sherman (director); Jo Eisinger (screenwriter); Richard Conte, Colleen Gray (starring)

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Published
1950
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1950. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1950 film noir. A hospital orderly is murdered, leading New York police to send in an undercover detective to hunt down the culprit. Unlike many of its contemporaries, shot entirely on location, in documentary style, although objections from then-mayor of New York William O'Dwyer… Read more
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cover of I Give My Love (Original post-production script for the 1934 film)

I Give My Love (Original post-production script for the 1934 film)

by Karl Freund (director); Doris Anderson, Milton Krims (screenwriters); Paul Lukas, Wynne Gibson, Eric Linden (starring)

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Published
1934
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1934. Draft script for the 1934 film. Incomplete, possibly as issued. A woman is virtually forgotten by her young son while she spends ten years in prison for the murder of her abusive husband. Tall white untitled self wrappers, rubber-stamped Copy No. 38, with credits for screenwriters Doris Anderson and Milton… Read more
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cover of Deported (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

Deported (Original post-production screenplay for the 1950 film)

by Robert Siodmak (director); Robert Buckner, Lionel Shapiro (screenwriters); Marta Toren, Jeff Chandler (starring)

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Published
1950
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1950. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1950 film. Loosely based on the real deportation of Italian-American gangster Lucky Luciano. A gangster is deported from the US to Italy, where he falls in love with a widowed countess and becomes involved in black-market goods dealing. White titled wrappers, noted… Read more
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cover of The 1000 Deaths of Pete Boardman (Original manuscript for an unpublished novel)

The 1000 Deaths of Pete Boardman (Original manuscript for an unpublished novel)

by W.M. Bruckner

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Unknown
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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Carbon typescript manuscript for an unpublished novel. With holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout, most noting editorial revisions. A chronically ill Palm Springs realtor finds himself unexpectedly framed for murder. Set in Palm Springs, CA. Ordered but unbound leaves, housed in a grey Southworth Typewriter Paper box. Title page present, with credits… Read more
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cover of The Girl in the Kremlin (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

The Girl in the Kremlin (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Russell Birdwell (director); Gene Coon, Robert Hill (screenwriters); Zsa Zsa Gabor, Lex Barker (starring)

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Published
1957
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1957. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1957 film. Co-written by Gene Coon, who would go on to become a major player in the creation of the original "Star Trek" series in 1966. A campy Red Scare thriller, wherein Stalin fakes his own death, undergoes extreme plastic surgery to make himself unrecognizable, and… Read more
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cover of Hollywood Story (Original post-production screenplay for the 1951 film)

Hollywood Story (Original post-production screenplay for the 1951 film)

by William Castle (director); Frederick Kohner, Fred Brady (screenwriters); Richard Conte, Julie Adams, Richard Egan, Henry Hull (starring)

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Published
1951
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1951. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1951 film. With a holograph ink annotation noting production No. 794 on the first page. Loosely based on the 1922 murder of silent film director William Desmond Taylor. A wealthy producer investigates the mysterious death of a Hollywood director in hopes of making a… Read more
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cover of Partners in Crime [The Man Who Knew] (Original screenplay for the 1961 film noir)

Partners in Crime [The Man Who Knew] (Original screenplay for the 1961 film noir)

by Peter Duffell (director); Robert Stewart (screenwriter); Edgar Wallace (novel); Bernard Lee, Moira Redmond (starring)

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Published
1960
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London: Merton Park Studios, 1960. Shooting script for the 1961 British film noir, here under the working title "The Man Who Knew." Loosely based on Edgar Wallace's 1918 crime novel "The Man Who Knew." A man who has arranged his business partner's murder finds his plan has gone awry when the hitman does not properly dispose of the… Read more
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cover of The Man on the Balcony (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

The Man on the Balcony (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Maj Sjowall (screenwriter, novel); Per Wahloo (screenwriter, novel); Arne Mattsson (screenwriter)

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Published
1974
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Stockholm, Sweden: Concorde Film, 1974. Draft script for an unproduced film. With the name of the script written across the folder in holograph pencil, and a few small holograph pencil and ink annotations (presumably secretarial) throughout correcting grammatical errors. Laid in with the script is a three-page typed summary of the story, and a two-page typed letter addressed from… Read more
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cover of The Hateful Eight (Original program for the Special Roadshow Engagement screenings of the 2015 film)

The Hateful Eight (Original program for the Special Roadshow Engagement screenings of the 2015 film)

by Quentin Tarantino (director, screenwriter); Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh (starring)

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Published
2015
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N.p.: Cinerama, 2015. Vintage program for the 2015 film, distributed at Special Roadshow Engagement screenings in 70mm. In 1870s Wyoming, a stagecoach carrying two bounty hunters, three dead bounties, a prisoner, and a sheriff-to-be are forced to make an emergency stop at a remote cabin during a blizzard, where they encounter a variety of nefarious characters. The… Read more
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cover of Number One with a Bullet (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

Number One with a Bullet (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

by Jack Smight (director); Gail Morgan Hickman, Andrew Kurtzman, Bob Riley, Jim Belushi (screenwriters); Robert Carradine, Billy Dee Williams, Valerie Bertinelli (starring)

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Published
1983
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New York: Cannon Films, 1983. Draft script for the 1987 film. With copied handwritten annotations on the title page dating the script April 16, 1983, and hole shadows throughout, but made from a master, with machine hole punches and studio wrappers, thus made for use during production. Laid in with the script are two xerographically duplicated letters-one from Cannon… Read more
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cover of The Spies [Les Espions] (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

The Spies [Les Espions] (Original screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Henri-Georges Clouzot (director, screenwriter); Jerome Geronimi (screenwriter); Egon Hostovsky (novel); Curd Jurgens, Peter Ustinov, Otto-Eduard Hasse (starring)

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Published
1957
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Paris: Filmsonor, 1957. Draft script for the 1957 film. Text in English. Loosely based on Egon Hostovsky's 1954 novel "The Midnight Patient." In order to finance his failing private clinic, a psychiatrist accepts a bribe to temporarily shelter a defecting Soviet scientist hotly pursued by a number of international secret agents. Set and shot in Maisons-Laffitte,… Read more
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