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Chicago Confidential (Signed First Edition)

by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

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Published
1950
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First Edition
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1950. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by authors Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer on the front endpaper. Basis for the 1957 film noir directed by Sidney Salkow. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Page edges lightly foxed, with faint offsetting on the endpapers. Jacket is lightly rubbed,… Read more
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cover of The Racket (First Edition)

The Racket (First Edition)

by Bartlett Cormack

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Published
1928
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First Edition
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New York: Samuel French, 1928. First Edition. First Edition. Play that is the basis for the 1951 film noir directed by John Cromwell and starring Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, and Robert Ryan. Near Fine in a Fair to Good example of the rare dust jacket. Small owner name on the front endpaper. Jacket has a two-inch loss at… Read more
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cover of Tucker's People (First Edition)

Tucker's People (First Edition)

by Ira Wolfert

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Published
1943
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First Edition
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New York: L.B. Fischer, 1943. First Edition. First Edition, first issue dust jacket with textual illustration. Basis for the 1948 film noir "Force of Evil," directed by Abraham Polonsky and starring John Garfield. An exceptional copy. Fine in a lightly spine-toned, Near Fine dust jacket. In a custom maroon clamshell box. The Dark Page I: 1940-1949,… Read more
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cover of City for Conquest (First Edition)

City for Conquest (First Edition)

by Aben Kandel

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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New York: Covici-Friede, 1936. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the 1940 film noir directed by Anatole Litvak, starring James Cagney and Ann Sheridan. Not noted in The Dark Page. Rare. Near Fine in a solid Very Good dust jacket with some chipping at the crown (titles not affected), some light toning on the spine panel, and a… Read more
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cover of Little Miss Marker (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

Little Miss Marker (Original press kit for the 1980 film)

by Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart, Lee Grant (starring); Walter Bernstein (director, screenwriter); Damon Runyon (screenwriter)

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Published
1980
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1980. Vintage press kit for the 1980 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 21 black and white photographs, and 9 gatherings of promotional reading material. A crooked, cantankerous bookie in 1930s Los Angeles is given a six-year-old little girl as collateral for a bet, and soon finds himself the child's sole caretaker. A remake… Read more
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cover of Some of My Best Friends Are... (Collection of four photographs from the 1971 film)

Some of My Best Friends Are... (Collection of four photographs from the 1971 film)

by Mervyn Nelson (director, screenwriter); Rue McClanahan, Gil Gerard, Gary Sandy, Carleton Carpenter, Candy Darling, Fannie Flagg (starring)

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Published
1971
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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Collection of four borderless reference photographs from the 1971 film. On Christmas Eve, a group of gay men and lesbians gather at the Mafia-controlled Blue Jay Bar to discuss their lives and relationships. Set in Greenwich Village, shot on location at the Zodiac Bar in Manhattan. Two photographs 9.5 x… Read more
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cover of The Warriors (Original pressbook for the 1979 film)

The Warriors (Original pressbook for the 1979 film)

by Walter Hill (director, screenwriter); Sol Yurick (novel); David Shaber (screenwriter); Michael Beck, James Remar, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Marcelino Sanchez, David Harris (starring)

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Published
1979
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1979. Vintage pressbook for the 1979 film. Based on the 1965 novel by Sol Yurick, about a fictitious New York street gang who must travel through the city, from the north end of the Bronx to their home turf in Coney Island, after having been framed for the murder of a well-known gang leader.… Read more
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cover of Carnival Rock (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, actor Dick Miller's working copy)

Carnival Rock (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, actor Dick Miller's working copy)

by Roger Corman (director); Leo Lieberman (screenwriter); Susan Cabot, Brian G. Hutton, David J. Stewart, Dick Miller (starring)

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Published
1957
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Hollywood: Howco Productions, 1957. Draft script for the 1957 film. Copy belonging to actor Dick Miller, with his holograph pencil annotations throughout. Miller was apparently considered for the role of Stanley, as many of Stanley's lines are marked with holograph pencil and then struck through, but was ultimately cast in the role of Ben. The gangster owner… Read more
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cover of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (Original screenplay for the 1993 film, actor Dick Miller's working copy)

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (Original screenplay for the 1993 film, actor Dick Miller's working copy)

by Mark Hamill, Dana Delaney, Kevin Conroy, Stacy Keach (starring); Eric Radomski, Bruce Timm (directors); Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Martin Pasko, Michael Reaves (screenwriters)

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Published
1992
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1992. Revised Draft script for the 1993 film. Copy belonging to actor Dick Miller, with his holograph ink annotations underlining lines to several pages, and with a letter to Miller from casting and voice director Andrea Romano regarding the project. From the estate of Dick Miller. Based on the 1992-1995 television show "Batman:… Read more
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cover of No Lights, No Sirens: The Corruption and Redemption of an Inner City Cop (First Edition, inscribed)

No Lights, No Sirens: The Corruption and Redemption of an Inner City Cop (First Edition, inscribed)

by Robert Cea

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Published
2005
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First Edition
ISBN
9780060587123
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New York: William Morrow, 2005. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by the author to producer Philip D'Antoni on the half-title: "10/1/05 / Dear Phil, / You are truly an icon in American cinema. I can't begin to explain the impact your vision and foresight has had on me and so many others before and… Read more
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cover of Circle of Six (First Edition, inscribed)

Circle of Six (First Edition, inscribed)

by Philip D'Antoni (film producer); Randy Jurgensen, Robert Cea (authors)

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Published
2007
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First Edition
ISBN
9781932857856
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New York: The Disinformation Company, 2007. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Randy Jurgensen to film producer Philip D'Antoni on the front endpaper: "To my friend / What else can I say except I love you / your friend / Randy." With Jurgensen's business card laid in. D'Antoni was a major figure in 1970s New Hollywood Cinema,… Read more
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F.I.S.T. (Collection of 12 original photographs from the 1978 film)

by Norman Jewison (director); Joe Eszterhas (screenwriter); Sylvester Stallone (starring, screenwriter); Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon (starring)

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Published
1978
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1978. Collection of 12 vintage studio still photographs from the 1978 film. Loosely based on the exploits of Jimmy Hoffa, the notorious boss of the Teamsters Union. In the 1930s, a ruthless warehouse worker in Cleveland climbs his way to the top of a trucking union, but his links to organized crime… Read more
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cover of Ride, Kelly, Ride [Corncob Kelly's Benefit] (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

Ride, Kelly, Ride [Corncob Kelly's Benefit] (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

by Norman Foster (director); Peter B. Kyne (story); William Conselman Jr., Irving Cumming Jr. (screenwriters); Eugene Pallette, Marvin Stephens, Rita Quigley (starring)

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Published
1940
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1940. Final Draft script for the 1941 film, here under the working title "Corncob Kelly's Benefit." Production No. 301 and copy No. 105 rubber stamped on front wrapper, with FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. Single annotation, in holograph pencil, of two names on verso of page 119. Eight blue revision pages… Read more
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cover of The Bind (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

The Bind (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Stanley Ellin (novel, screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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London: Winkast Programming, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film. Stanley Ellin's screen adaptation of his 1970 novel. Film rights for Ellin's novel had been bought in 1969, prior to its publication, by producer Phil Waxman, wanting Robert Redford in the lead. It would not be made into a motion picture until 1979 when Richard C. Sarafian filmed… Read more
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cover of The Hoods (First Edition)

The Hoods (First Edition)

by Harry Grey

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Published
1952
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First Edition
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1952. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for Sergio Leone's 1984 mob epic, "Once Upon a Time in America," starring Robert DeNiro and James Woods. Near Fine in an about Near Fine dust jacket with none of the usual fading to the spine panel, only a tiny hole at mid-spine (see image).
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cover of The Shaggy D.A. [Double Trouble] (Original screenplay for the 1976 film)

The Shaggy D.A. [Double Trouble] (Original screenplay for the 1976 film)

by Robert Stevenson (director); Don Tait (screenwriter); Suzanne Pleshette, Jo Anne Worley, Tim Conway, Dean Jones (starring)

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Published
1975
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Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Productions, 1975. Draft script for the 1976 film "The Shaggy D.A.," seen here under the working title "Double Trouble." Copy belonging to actor Hank Jones, who played the role of Policeman #2, with his name on the front wrapper in black ink. The sequel to the 1959 film "The Shaggy Dog," based on the 1923… Read more
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Triads: The Inside Story (Original Hong Kong poster for the 1989 film)

by Taylor Wong (director); Chun-Wai Ko, Yin Nam (screenwriters); Chow Yun-fat, Roy Cheung, Fui-On Shing (starring)

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Published
1989
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Hong Kong: Cinema City, 1989. Vintage Hong Kong film poster for the 1989 film. In a notable deviation from his typical action roles, Chow Yun-fat stars in this character driven Hong Kong crime thriller, in which he plays the son of a recently deceased gang leader. Upon his father's death, he is nominated to assume his late… Read more
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cover of The Beloved Intruder (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

The Beloved Intruder (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Al Rogell Lester Cowan (screenwriters)

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Published
1940
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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Treatment script for an unproduced film. A corrupt politician places one of his cronies in charge of a boy's home, where he intends to misuse funds in the home's budget. Unluckily for him the crony finds that he has much in common with the unruly boys he's been put in charge of. … Read more
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cover of Dangerous Mission (Two original photographs from the 1954 film)

Dangerous Mission (Two original photographs from the 1954 film)

by Louis King (director); Horace McCoy, W. R. Burnett, Charles Bennett (screenwriters); Victor Mature, Piper Laurie, William Bendix, Vincent Price (starring)

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Published
1954
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1954. Two vintage full-color still photographs from the 1954 UK release of the 1954 US film. Written for the screen by Horace McCoy and W. R. Burnett, with the help of Charles Bennett (a Hitchcock favorite), about a mob killing and a witness, young Louise Graham, who flees to Montana too… Read more
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cover of The Little Giant [Little Giant] (Original photograph from the 1933 film)

The Little Giant [Little Giant] (Original photograph from the 1933 film)

by Mary Astor Edward G. Robinson (starring); Roy Del Ruth (director); Robert Lord (screenwriter)

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Published
1933
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Burbank, CA: First National Pictures / Warner Brothers, 1933. Vvintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1933 film. With a typewritten snipe affixed to the verso, as issued. Prohibition is ending so bootlegger Bugs Ahearn decides to crack California society. He leases a house from down-on-her-luck Ruth and hires her as social secretary. He rescues Polly Cass from… Read more
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