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Across the Wide Missouri (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

by Wellman, William A. (director); Bernard DeVoto (novel): Frank Cavett (story); Talbot Jennings (screenwriter); Clark Gable, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montablan, James Whitmore (starring)

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Published
1950
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Culver City, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1950. Draft script for the 1951 film. "ART PROPS PERMANENT FILE COPY" stamp on lower center of wrapper with "COMPLETE" on lower left and "Rerun" and "JUL 10 1950" stamps on lower right. Annotations in holograph ink on Summary page, "Attention Disney office" and listing scenes. Annotations on 4 pages in holograph ink of… Read more
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Yaqui Drums (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Yarbrough, Jean (director); Paul Leslie Peil (story); D.D. Beauchamp, Jo Pagano (screenwriters); Rod Cameron, Mary Castle, J. Carrol Naish (starring)

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Published
1956
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Hollywood: William F. Boidy Pictures, 1956. Final Draft script for the 1956 film. Laid in are 7 pages of revisions on pink paper from 4/3/56. Mexican bandit Yacqi Jack (J. Carrol Naish) teams up with ranch owner Webb Dunham (Rod Cameron) to oppose the crooked land grabbing saloon keeper Matt Quigg (Roy Roberts). Red titled wrappers,… Read more
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The Death of Jim Loney (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Welch, James

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Published
1979
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First Edition
ISBN
9780060145880
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$45.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1979. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, INSCRIBED by Welch to fellow author Chris Offutt on the half-title page: "To Chris / It's good of you to come to this reading / Best / James Welch." From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and… Read more
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Indian Killer (First Edition, inscribed to author Chris Offutt)

by Alexie, Sherman

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Published
1996
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First Edition
ISBN
978087113652X
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the Alexie on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris / With Friendship / Sherman Alexie / 9/3/96 / Seattle" and additionally SIGNED to Chris on a laid in 1996 American Book Awards invitation. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other… Read more
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Reservation Blues (First Edition, inscribed to author Chris Offutt)

by Alexie, Sherman

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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9780871135949
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Alexie on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris in appreciation of your work Sherman Alexie 5/29/95 Missoula." Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the… Read more
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Chuka (Original screenplay for the 1967 film)

by Douglas, Gordon (director); Richard Jessup (screenwriter, novelist); Rod Taylor, Ernest Borgnine, John Mills, Luciana Paluzzi, James Whitmore, Victoria Vetri (starring)

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Published
1966
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1966. Shooting Script for the 1967 Western film. Based on the 1961 novel by Richard Jessup, who also wrote the screenplay. A US army fort is under siege by Arapaho warriors. Chuka (Rod Taylor), a wandering gunman shows up to aid the those inside, each facing their troubled pasts in this moment of… Read more
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Yazzie and Keetsobah: A Navajo Christmas Story (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Candelario, John S. (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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Phoenix, AZ: Associates XV, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. With a holograph letter in pen, and a mimeograph copy of the screenwriters profile. A story about the intergenerational experiences in a indigenous Navajo community as the teenage boy, Yazzie, starts attending a Catholic boarding school which stirs conflicts between his families indigenous… Read more
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Redskin (First UK Edition)

by Pickett, Elizabeth

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Published
1929
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London: The Readers Library, 1929. First UK Photoplay Edition. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film. Based on the 1929 film, directed by Victor Schertzinger, and starring Richard Dix and Julie Carter, about two Native Americans who meet and fall in love while being educated back East, only to face conflict from white settlers and traditionalist in their… Read more
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The Return of a Man Called Horse (Collection of 8 original lobby cards from the 1976 film)

by Kershner, Irvin (director); Jack DeWitt (screenwriter); Richard Harris, Gale Sondergaard, Geoffrey Lewis, William Lucking (starring)

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Published
1976
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1976. Collection of 8 vintage full color lobby cards from the 1976 film. Based on characters developed by Dorothy M. Johnson. Sequel to the cult Western, "A Man Called Horse" (1970), John Morgan (Harris) returns to save his Native tribe from being wiped out. More self-imposed rituals and torture ensue, to invigorate… Read more
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The Return of a Man Called Horse (Original photograph from the 1976 film)

by Kershner, Irvin (director); Jack DeWitt and Dorothy M. Johnson (screenwriter); Richard harris, Gale Sondergaard, and Geoffrey Lewis (starring)

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Published
1976
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1976. Vintage studio still photograph from the US release of the 1976 film. Sequel to the 1970 film "A Man Called Horse." John Morgan returns to the Americas to help his now threatened Sioux tribe. Once a prisoner of the tribe, he was accepted as one of their own after proving himself as… Read more
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Simon Girty, Indian-Lover (Corrected proof of the 1975 novel)

by Owen, Lewis

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Marvin Moss, 1974. Uncorrected proof of Owen's 1975 novel, "The Indian-Lover," here under the working title, "Simon Girty, Indian-Lover." This proof is an early draft of the novel, produced for purposes of film development. Agency photocopy, with the Marvin Moss agency label on the title page and accompanying cardboard box lid, and photocopied corrections throughout. … Read more
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Yaqui, Fox and Mose (Original pre-production package and script for an unproduced film)

by Crane, Terri (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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Hollywood: Terri Crane Productions / Sunfire Productions, 1980. Original "pre-production package and script" for an unproduced film called "Yaqui, Fox and Mose," including a separate synopsis. Included in the "pre-production package" is character information: Fox, half Choctaw Indian, half Irish, a loner in total control of his destiny; Yaqui, an Indian at the end of his rope… Read more
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Deeper Into the Forest (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Questi, Giulio (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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Rome: Rafran Cinematografico, 1970. Original treatment script for an unproduced film. Screenwriter Questi's other notable screenplay credits include "The Possessed" (1965), "Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot!" (1967), "Death Laid an Egg" (1968), and "Arcana" (1972). Laid in is a typed letter from Irene, a Paul Kohner agency representative, dated June 16, 1970, addressed to actor Charles Bronson, suggesting… Read more
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The Great Sioux Uprising [Sioux Uprising] (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

by Bacon, Lloyd (director); J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater, Melvin LEvy, Frank Gill Jr. (screenwriter); Faith Domergue, Jeff Chandler, Glenn Strange (starring)

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Published
1953
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1953. Revised final script for the 1953 film "The Great Sioux Uprising," seen here as "Sioux Uprising." Though very loosely based on true events surrounding the two-year Red Cloud's War, during which a Cheyenne Native American chief repeatedly attacked US forces in an effort to stem the flow of White settlers, this… Read more
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House Made of Dawn (First Edition)

by Momaday, N. Scott

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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New York: Harper and Row, 1968. First Edition. First Edition, in a first issue unclipped dust jacket. Basis for the 1987 Richardson Morse film, written for the screen by Momaday, and starring Larry Littlebird, Judith Doty, Jay Verela, and Mesa Bird. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A very bright, Fine, and unread copy… Read more
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Laughing Boy (First Edition, later issue jacket, Pulitzer Prize band)

by La Farge, Oliver

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1929. First Edition. First Edition, with "1929" printed on the title page. In a second issue dust jacket, with two paragraphs of text on the front flap instead of four. With the scarce "Pulitzer Prize Winner" wraparound belly band. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket, Pulitzer belly band Near Fine. Light… Read more
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Killing Cynthia Ann (First Edition)

by Brashear, Charles

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Published
1999
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First Edition
ISBN
9780875652092
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Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University Press, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. Author's first novel, about Cynthia Ann Parker, who was kidnapped as a girl and assimilated into the Noconi band of Native Americans. Jacket illustration by Barbara M. Whitehead. Light foxing to the top page edges and jacket verso, else about Fine and unread in a… Read more
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Thunderheart (Original photograph from the 1992 film)

by Apted, Michael (director); Elliott Marks (still photographer); John Fusco (screenwriter); Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Green, Fred Ward (starring)

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Published
1992
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Culver City, CA: TriStar Pictures, 1992. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1992 film. A young FBI agent is partnered with a veteran investigator to crack a crime case on a Sioux Indian reservation. Produced by Robert De Niro. 8 x 10 inches. Two corners lightly creased, else Fine.
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The Fallen Man (Original manuscript, with author's hand corrections)

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1996
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New York: HarperCollins, 1996. Tony Hillerman's original typescript for his novel "The Fallen Man," with his original holograph corrections in ink. Housed in a plain orange publisher's box, with a memo from Hillerman, on his stationery, affixed to the lid. The history of the manuscript is explained in three documents that accompany the typescript: (1) a letter… Read more
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The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Indian Country Affairs (First Edition, First Issue)

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1973
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First Edition
ISBN
9780826303066
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Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. The issue points on this title have become the subject of much debate. This is the issue wherein the dust jacket shows only one image (of Shiprock) on the rear panel. An impeccable copy.
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