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cover of Dodsworth (Original photograph of Walter Huston and William Wyler on the set of the 1936 film)

Dodsworth (Original photograph of Walter Huston and William Wyler on the set of the 1936 film)

by William Wyler (director); Sidney Howard (play, screenwriter); Sinclair Lewis (novel); Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor (starring)

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1936
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1936. Vintage reference photograph of director William Wyler and actor Walter Huston on the set of the 1936 film. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a date stamp in French, reading 30 Juil (July) 1936. Based on the 1934 play by Sidney Howard, based in turn on the 1929… Read more
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cover of Alien (Original post-production screenplay for the 1979 film)

Alien (Original post-production screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Ridley Scott (director); Dan O'Bannon, Walter Hill, David Giler (screenwriters); H.R. Giger (effects); Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton (starring)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Revised Final Draft script for the 1979 film. Post-production script indicating changes as noted on the first leaf, for: dialogue, computer readout information, miniature effects shots; conceptions and alteration; scene transpositions and scene omissions, all as written and edited after completion of principal photography on October 21, 1978." Revisions credited to producers Walter Hill… Read more
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cover of The Bridge on the River Kwai (Original photograph of David Lean on the set of the 1957 film)

The Bridge on the River Kwai (Original photograph of David Lean on the set of the 1957 film)

by David Lean (director); Pierre Boulle (novel); Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson (screenwriters); William Holden, Alec Guiness, Jack Hawkins (starring)

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Published
1958
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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director David Lean capturing a shot in the water on the set of the 1958 film. With a date stamp on the verso reading 28 MAR 1958. Based on Pierre Boulle's 1952 novel "Le Pont de la riviere Kwai," about Allied POWs forced to build a railway over a… Read more
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cover of East of Eden (Collection of four original photographs depicting a fight sequence from the 1955 film)

East of Eden (Collection of four original photographs depicting a fight sequence from the 1955 film)

by James Dean (starring); Elia Kazan (director); John Steinbeck (novel); Paul Osborn (screenwriter); Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Jo Van Fleet (starring)

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Published
1955
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Collection of four vintage reference photographs from the 1955 film, together depicting a fight sequence involving James Dean and Julie Harris. Based on the 1952 novel by John Steinbeck, about two brothers who struggle for the attentions and favor of their deeply religious, emotionally troubled father. Winner of Best Dramatic Film… Read more
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cover of East of Eden (Original photograph from the 1955 film)

East of Eden (Original photograph from the 1955 film)

by James Dean (starring); Elia Kazan (director); John Steinbeck (novel); Paul Osborn (screenwriter); Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Jo Van Fleet (starring)

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Published
1955
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Striking vintage reference photograph from the 1955 film, showing James Dean, Raymond Massey, and Julie Harris in a mournful moment. Based on the 1952 novel by John Steinbeck, about two brothers who struggle for the attentions and favor of their deeply religious, emotionally troubled father. Winner of Best Dramatic Film at… Read more
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cover of The Wedding March [The Honeymoon] (Photograph of Fay Wray and Erich Von Stroheim from the 1928 film, struck circa 1950s)

The Wedding March [The Honeymoon] (Photograph of Fay Wray and Erich Von Stroheim from the 1928 film, struck circa 1950s)

by Erich von Stroheim (director, screenwriter, starring); Harry Carr (screenwriter); Fay Wray, Matthew Betz, Zasu Pitts (starring)

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Published
1928
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N.p.: N.p., 1928. Reference photograph from the 1928 silent film, struck circa 1950s, showing director and actor Erich von Stroheim in a tender moment with Fay Wray. Holograph ink and pencil annotations to the verso noting the film's title and the names of the photograph subjects. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Stroheim's… Read more
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cover of Roman Holiday (Original lobby card for the 1953 film)

Roman Holiday (Original lobby card for the 1953 film)

by William Wyler (director); Dalton Trumbo writing as Ian McLellan Hunter (screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert (starring)

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Published
1953
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1953. Vintage lobby card for the 1953 film. Arguably director William Wyler's finest and most deftly directed film, simultaneously melancholy, funny, philosophical, and heartwarming. Winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Actress, and nominated for seven others. Set and shot on location in Rome. 14 x 11 inches. Very Good,… Read more
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cover of The Lady from Shanghai (Original photograph of Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth on the set of the 1947 film)

The Lady from Shanghai (Original photograph of Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth on the set of the 1947 film)

by Orson Welles (director, screenwriter, starring); Rita Hayworth (starring); William Castle, Charles Lederer, Fletcher Markle (screenwriters)

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Published
1947
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N.p.: N.p., 1947. Vintage reference photograph of director Orson Welles and his then-estranged wife, actress Rita Hayworth, on the set of the 1947 film. Holograph ink annotations on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Welles promised to write, produce, and direct a film for Columbia Pictures president Harry Cohn in exchange… Read more
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cover of Midnight Cowboy (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

Midnight Cowboy (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

by John Schlesinger (director); James Leo Herlihy (novel); Waldo Salt (screenwriter); Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight (starring)

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Published
1969
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1969. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1969 film, showing actors Jon Voight, Paul Rossilli, Viva, and Dustin Hoffman. French distributor stamp on the verso. Based on the 1965 novel by James Leo Herlihy. One of the earliest films to receive an X rating and the only X-rated release to ever win… Read more
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cover of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back [Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back] (Original program for the 1980 film)

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back [Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back] (Original program for the 1980 film)

by George Lucas (story); Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan (screenwriters); Irvin Kershner (director); Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams (starring)

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Published
1980
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N.p.: Lucasfilm, 1980. Vintage program for the 1980 film. The second entry in George Lucas' "Star Wars" trilogy, with the Rebel Alliance on the run from the Empire's minions after being defeated on the ice planet of Hoth. Luke Skywalker begins training with Jedi Master Yoda, while Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, and C-3PO are persued by Darth… Read more
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cover of All About Eve (Original exhibitor's manual and campaign book for the 1950 film)

All About Eve (Original exhibitor's manual and campaign book for the 1950 film)

by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter); Mary Orr (story); Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Marilyn Monroe, Thelma Ritter (starring)

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Published
1950
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Vintage exhibitor's manual and campaign book for the 1950 film. Based on the 1946 story "The Wisdom of Eve" by Mary Orr. An aging Broadway star finds her life slowly and insidiously overtaken by her new assistant, an ambitious young woman named Eve. Nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six,… Read more
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cover of The Killers (Original photograph of Ava Gardner from the 1946 film)

The Killers (Original photograph of Ava Gardner from the 1946 film)

by Robert Siodmak (director); Anthony Veiller (screenwriter); Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner (starring)

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Published
1946
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1946. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1946 film noir, showing actress Ava Gardner. Universal Film stamp on the verso. A breakthrough role for Gardner, as well as the screen debut of Burt Lancaster, based on a short story by Ernest Hemingway. Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Screenplay.… Read more
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cover of Thelma and Louise (Original photograph from the 1991 film)

Thelma and Louise (Original photograph from the 1991 film)

by Ridley Scott (director); Callie Khouri (screenwriter); Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Brad Pitt (starring)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: N.p., 1991. Vintage borderless color snapshot from the 1991 film, showing actress Geena Davis leaning out of a convertible, with Susan Sarandon at the wheel. A landmark feminist film, about two friends as they embark on a road trip that becomes a fugitive escape from Arkansas to Mexico. Nominated for five Academy Awards and winning one… Read more
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cover of The Exorcist (Original photograph of William Friedkin and Linda Blair on the set of the 1973 film)

The Exorcist (Original photograph of William Friedkin and Linda Blair on the set of the 1973 film)

by William Friedkin (director); William Peter Blatty (screenwriter, novel); Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb (starring)

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Published
1973
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1973. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1973 film, showing director William Friedkin in conversation with young actress Linda Blair between takes. Based on the 1971 novel by screenwriter William Peter Blatty. The first and finest film in the series, following the demonic possession of a twelve-year-old girl and the ensuing attempts to… Read more
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cover of Jaws (Original photograph of Steven Spielberg on the set of the 1975 film)

Jaws (Original photograph of Steven Spielberg on the set of the 1975 film)

by Steven Spielberg (director); Peter Benchley (novel, screenwriter); Carl Gottlieb (screenwriter); Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss (starring)

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Published
1975
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1975. Vintage studio still photograph from the set of the 1975 film, showing director Steven Spielburg inspecting a hanging prop shark. The film that basically invented the concept of the summer blockbuster, forever changing how movies were greenlit and marketed, and, along with "Star Wars" two years later, effectively signaling the end… Read more
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cover of Wattstax (Collection of six original photographs from the 1973 film)

Wattstax (Collection of six original photographs from the 1973 film)

by The Staple Singers, Richard Pryor, Carla Thomas, The Bar-Kays, Luther Ingram (starring); Mel Stuart (director)

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Published
1973
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Paris: Warner Columbia Film, 1973. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the 1973 film. A documentary about the 1972 Watts Summer Festival, held by Tennessee label Stax Records at the Los Angeles Coliseum to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the 1965 Watts riots against police brutality. Isaac Hayes headlined, with a veritable blues, funk, and… Read more
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cover of The Godfather (Original photograph of Francis Ford Coppola on the set of the 1972 film)

The Godfather (Original photograph of Francis Ford Coppola on the set of the 1972 film)

by Francis Ford Coppola (director, screenwriter); Mario Puzo (novel, screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall (starring)

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Published
1972
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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Vintage borderless reference photograph showing director Francis Ford Coppola in New York during filming on location for the 1972 film. Based on the 1969 novel by Mario Puzo, who co-wrote the screenplay with director Francis Ford Coppola. Widely considered one of the finest films ever made, and an inescapable influence on the portrayal of… Read more
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cover of Rebel Without a Cause (Original photograph of James Dean and Sal Mineo from the 1955 film)

Rebel Without a Cause (Original photograph of James Dean and Sal Mineo from the 1955 film)

by Nicholas Ray (director); Robert Lindner (book); Stewart Stern, Irving Shulman (screenwriters); James Dean, Natalie Wood, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo (starring)

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Published
1955
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N.p.: N.p., 1955. Vintage reference photograph from the 1955 film, showing actors James Dean and Sal Mineo. With a provenance stamp to the verso. Nicholas Ray's searing study of juvenile delinquency, generational divide, and moral decay in suburban America, loosely based on Robert Lindner's 1944 book "Rebel Without a Cause: The Hypnoanalysis of a Criminal Psychopath." Released… Read more
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Nashville (Original photograph of Robert Altman from the set of the 1975 film)

by Robert Altman (director); Joan Tewkesbury (screenwriter); Ned Beatty, Karen Black, Keith Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Shelley Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin (starring)

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Published
1975
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Burbank, CA: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc, 1975. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Robert Altman on the set of the 1975 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. Robert Altman's brilliant, caustic view of American politics and culture, seen through the microcosm of five days in the Nashville country and gospel music scene, with 24 main characters and multiple storylines,… Read more
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cover of Shaft (Original photograph of Gordon Parks on the set of the 1971 film)

Shaft (Original photograph of Gordon Parks on the set of the 1971 film)

by Gordon Parks (director); Ernest Tidyman (novel, screenwriter); John D.F. Black (screenwriter); Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi (starring)

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Published
1971
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1971. Vintage reference photograph of director Gordon Parks on the set of the 1971 film. Stamp and mimeo snipe of Sun Magazine and The Salt Lake Tribune on the verso, along with a printed label noting use by "Celebrity Cookbook," dated June 20, 1971. Based on the 1970 novel by Ernest Tidyman.… Read more
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