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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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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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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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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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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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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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