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image of Giant (Original photograph from the set of the 1956 film)

Giant (Original photograph from the set of the 1956 film)

by George Stevens (director); Edna Ferber (novel); Sanford Roth (still photographer); Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat (screenwriters); Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Rock Hudson, Carroll Baker (starring)

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Published
1956
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1956. Vintage photograph from the set of the 1956 film, showing James Dean in rehearsal with Elizabeth Taylor. With the stamp of still photographer (and Dean's close friend) Sanford Roth on the verso. Based on the 1952 novel by Edna Ferber, about the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family. James Dean's final… Read more
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image of Vertigo (Original press photograph from the 1958 film)

Vertigo (Original press photograph from the 1958 film)

by Alfred Hitchcock (director); Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac (novel); Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor (screenwriters); James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes (starring)

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Published
1958
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1958. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1958 film noir, showing actor James Stewart looking with confusion between a blonde and a brunette Kim Novak. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac's 1954 novel "From Among the Dead." Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece, following a troubled former police detective hired to follow… Read more
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$650.00
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Young Mr. Lincoln (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by John Ford (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver (starring)

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Published
1939
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$3,750.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Revised Final script for the 1939 film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their name to the front wrapper in holograph pencil, and a single pencil annotation to the verso of page 147. A dramatization of the early years of future US president Abraham Lincoln, following his upbringing in a log cabin,… Read more
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$3,750.00
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The Big Parade (Original program for the 1925 silent film)

by King Vidor (director); Laurence Stallings, Harry Behn, Joseph W. Farnham (screenwriters); John Gilbert, Renee Adoree, Hobart Bosworth (starring)

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Published
1925
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1925. Vintage program for the 1925 silent film. With the stamp of Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre on the rear wrapper. During World War I, a wealthy, idle young man joins the US Army's Rainbow Division, and is sent to France to fight, where he befriends two working class men, is hardened by the horrors of… Read more
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The Black Pirate (Original program for the 1926 silent film)

by Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Tempe Pigott, Donald Crisp (starring); Albert Parker (director); Jack Cunningham (screenwriter)

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Published
1926
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$300.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1926. Vintage program for the 1926 silent film. Included with the program is a seven-page booklet credited to story writer "Elton Thomas" (the nom de plume of actor Douglas Fairbanks), summarizing the plot of the film. After the death of his father at the hands of a bloody pirate gang, a nobleman infiltrates the… Read more
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image of The Big Sleep (Original photograph of Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart on the set of the 1946 film, struck in 1972)

The Big Sleep (Original photograph of Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart on the set of the 1946 film, struck in 1972)

by Howard Hawks (director); Raymond Chandler (novel); William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman (screenwriters); Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall (starring)

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Published
1972
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Original photograph of actors Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart on the set of the landmark 1946 film noir. Struck from the original negative circa 1972. With Bogart sporting his customary fedora and Bacall in her iconic fur coat, with a hair net to preserve her style between takes. Based on Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel, wherein hard-boiled… Read more
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image of The African Queen (Original photograph from the 1951 film)

The African Queen (Original photograph from the 1951 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); C. S. Forester (novel); James Agee, Peter Viertel, John Collier (screenwriters); Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley (starring)

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Published
1951
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1951. Vintage reference photograph from the 1951 film, showing actor Humphrey Bogart in costume, in the rain. Based on the 1935 novel by C. S. Forester, which follows the crew of a steamship ferrying supplies to villages in East Africa during World War I. A classic masterpiece of an adventure tale, in which a… Read more
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image of Singin' in the Rain (Original photograph from the 1952 film)

Singin' in the Rain (Original photograph from the 1952 film)

by Gene Kelly (director, starring); Stanley Donen (director); Betty Comden, Adolph Green (screenwriters); Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen (starring)

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Published
1952
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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage oversize borderless satin-finish reference photograph from the 1952 film, showing director-actor Gene Kelly and the cast during the "Broadway Melody Ballet" dance. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly's exuberant Hollywood tale, widely considered one of the greatest American musical films, following the adventures and difficulties of a… Read more
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image of The Lady from Shanghai (Three original photographs taken on location for the 1947 film)

The Lady from Shanghai (Three original photographs taken on location for the 1947 film)

by Orson Welles (director, screenwriter, starring); Raymond Sherwood King (novel); Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders (starring)

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Published
1947
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1947. Collection of three vintage slightly oversize borderless double weight photographs from the 1947 film, taken during production in Acapulco, Mexico, two showing a large parrot perched on the camera, and one showing several unknown gaffers standing near large floodlights used during filming. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a PIX stamp… Read more
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$450.00
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Rebel Without a Cause (Original photograph 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 (L-R) Corey Allen, Natalie Wood, and Dennis Hopper. in the background are James Dean and Sal Mineo. 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… Read more
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image of East of Eden (Original photograph of James Dean and Julie Harris on the set of the 1955 film)

East of Eden (Original photograph of James Dean and Julie Harris on the set of the 1955 film)

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

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Published
1955
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$550.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Vintage reference photograph of actors James Dean and Julie Harris examining a small scale model of a farm on the set of the 1955 film. With holograph ink and pencil annotations identifying Harris and Dean to the verso. Based on the 1952 novel by John Steinbeck, about two brothers who struggle for the attentions… Read more
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$550.00
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Young Mr. Lincoln (Original photograph of Henry Fonda from the 1939 film)

by John Ford (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver (starring)

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Published
1939
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1939. Vintage borderless portrait photograph from the 1939 film, showing actor Henry Fonda in costume as a young Abraham Lincoln. A dramatization of the early years of future president Abraham Lincoln, following his upbringing in a log cabin, to his first loves, to his establishment of a law practice in Springfield, Illinois. 7 x 9 inches. Very… Read more
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image of The Wedding March (Original photograph of Erich von Stroheim and Fay Wray from the 1928 film)

The Wedding March (Original photograph of Erich von Stroheim and Fay Wray from the 1928 film)

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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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1928. Vintage reference photograph from the 1928 film, struck circa 1950 from the original negative, showing actors Erich von Stroheim and Fay Wray. With a stamp specific to the film's French release on the verso, along with a few holograph ink annotations. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Stroheim's runaway production was halted after nine… Read more
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image of Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Mia Farrow and Vidal Sassoon from the set of the 1968 film)

Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Mia Farrow and Vidal Sassoon from the set of the 1968 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter); Ira Levin (novel); Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon (starring)

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Published
1968
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1968. Vintage studio still photograph from the set of the 1968 film, showing stylist Vidal Sassoon shaping Mia Farrow's iconic pixie cut. Based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. A seminal horror film, one of the best genre pictures ever made, from the earliest days of the New Hollywood cinema, bringing together newcomer Roman Polanski as… Read more
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image of Sunset Boulevard [Blvd] (Original photograph from the 1950 film)

Sunset Boulevard [Blvd] (Original photograph from the 1950 film)

by Billy Wilder (screenwriter, director); Charles Brackett, D.M. Marshman Jr. (screenwriters); William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson (starring)

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Published
1950
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1950. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1950 film, showing the "wax works" card party, composed of actress Gloria Swanson and actors Anna Q. Nilsson, H.B. Warner, and Buster Keaton (playing themselves). From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A down-on-his-luck screenwriter stumbles into the home of a forgotten silent film star, quickly becoming… Read more
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In the Heat of the Night (Original screenplay for the 1967 film)

by Norman Jewison (director); John Ball (novel); Stirling Silliphant (screenwriter); Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant (starring)

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Published
1966
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Los Angeles: The Mirisch Corporation, 1966. Revised First Draft script for the 1967 film. Laid in is a Call Sheet from the production, dated Tuesday, November 29, 1966. Based on John Ball's 1965 novel. An African American police detective from Philadelphia is recruited to help solve a murder in a small, bigoted Mississippi town. Winner of five Academy Awards… Read more
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The Cool World (Original photograph from the 1963 film)

by Shirley Clarke (director, screenwriter); Warren Miller (novel); Robert Rossen (play); Hampton Clanton, Yolanda Rodriguez, Antonio Fargas, Carl Lee (starring)

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Published
1963
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Vintage reference photograph from the seminal 1963 film. Partial label on the verso. Based on the 1960 play by Warren Miller and Robert Rossen, which was based on Miller's 1959 novel. The second feature to be directed by independent filmmaker Shirley Clarke, following "The Connection" (1961). Both films were statements on the limitations of cinema verite, and… Read more
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image of Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (Original photograph from the set of the 1977 film)

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (Original photograph from the set of the 1977 film)

by George Lucas (director, screenwriter); Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Peter Mayhew (starring)

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Published
1977
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977. Vintage studio still photograph from the set of the 1977 film, showing director George Lucas sitting with actor Alec Guinness while shooting on location. A breakaway, blockbuster space epic, the first entry in what would eventually become an ongoing series of films and an even larger, monolithic franchise. Winner of six Academy Awards, and… Read more
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On the Waterfront (Original press kit for the 1954 film, with photographs)

by Elia Kazan (director); Budd Schulberg (screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint (starring)

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Published
1954
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1954. Vintage press kit for the 1954 film, containing one full-color illustrated promotional pamphlet, three black-and-white photographs of cast and crew members holding Academy Awards, and one page of promotional reading material introducing the photographs. Based on screenwriter Budd Schulberg's 1955 novel "Waterfront." A dockworker and would-be prizefighter witnesses a murder at the hands… Read more
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image of All the President's Men (Original photograph from the 1976 film)

All the President's Men (Original photograph from the 1976 film)

by Alan J. Pakula (director); Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward (book); William Goldman (screenwriter); Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1976 film, showing actor Robert Redford stepping out of a taxi, with the US Capitol in the background. With holograph ink annotations on the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1974 book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. The iconic New Hollywood account… Read more
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