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Flaming Star (Two original photographs taken on the set of the 1960 film)

by Don Siegel (director); Clair Huffaker (novel, screenwriter); Nunnally Johnson (screenwriter); Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Dolores Del Rio, Steve Forrest (starring)

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Published
1960
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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Two vintage reference photographs taken during filming on location for the 1960 film, one showing actor Elvis Presley on a horse, waiting between takes, with a camera crew to his left, the other showing actress Dolores Del Rio in costume, flanked by two unknown crew members, with director Don Siegel in the background, to the right.… Read more
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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (Eight original color photographs from the 1976 film)

by Robert Altman (director, screenwriter); Arthur Kopit (play); Alan Rudolph (screenwriter); Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Geraldine Chaplin, Kevin McCarthy, Frank Kaquitts, Harvey Keitel (starring)

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Published
1976
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$75.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1976. Set of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the 1976 western film. With the stamp of a Canadian film distributor on the verso. Based on the 1968 play "Indians" by Arthur Kopit. A revisionist look at the Buffalo Bill legend, in which the buffoonish Bill (Paul Newman) hires Chief Sitting Bull… Read more
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Billy Jack (Original banner poster from the 1971 film)

by Tom Laughlin (director, screenwriter, starring); Delores Taylor (screenwriter, starring); Clark Howat, Victor Izay (starring)

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Published
1970
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$1,500.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1970. Vintage US silkscreen banner poster for the 1971 film, printed in a striking blue and fluorescent pink. Half-Navajo, Vietnam veteran, Green Beret, and hapkido master Billy Jack defends the peace-loving, free-thinking Freedom School from intolerant and bigoted locals. Originally unable to find distribution, director, screenwriter and star Tom Laughlin booked the film into… Read more
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Tonka (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

by Lewis R. Foster (director, screenwriter); David Appel (novel); Lillie Hayward (screenwriter); Sal Mineo, Philip Carey, Jerome Courtland (starring)

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Published
1958
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$675.00

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Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Productions, 1958. Final Shooting script for the first half of the 1958 film, thus incomplete as issued, dated April 9, 1958. With lead actor Sal Mineo's name in holograph ink on two revision leaves, and his character's name in pencil on the front wrapper. Laid in is a small leaf with holograph ink… Read more
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Yaqui Drums (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Jean Yarbrough (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 James Welch

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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 Sherman Alexie

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Published
1996
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
978087113652X
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$25.00

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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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Chuka (Original screenplay for the 1967 film)

by Gordon Douglas (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 John S. Candelario (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 wisdom and the… Read more
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Redskin (First UK Edition)

by Elizabeth Pickett

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Published
1929
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$85.00

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

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Published
1976
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$175.00

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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 Irvin Kershner (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 Lewis Owen

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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 Terri Crane (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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The Great Sioux Uprising [Sioux Uprising] (Original screenplay for the 1953 film)

by Lloyd Bacon (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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Laughing Boy (First Edition, later issue jacket, Pulitzer Prize band)

by Oliver La Farge

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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$185.00

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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 Charles Brashear

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Published
1999
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First Edition
ISBN
9780875652092
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$25.00

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

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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 Tony Hillerman

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Published
1996
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$1,850.00

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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 Blessing Way (First Edition)

by Tony Hillerman

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Published
1970
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First Edition
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$850.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1970. First Edition. First Edition. The author's first book, introducing Navajo Tribal Police detective Joe Leaphorn. Fine and unread in a Very Good plus dust jacket. A bit of the usual fading to the jacket spine (but only to the titling), some slight rubbing at the spine ends and corners.
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