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Original artwork for Nancy comic strip, October 11, 1977

by Bushmiller, Ernie (artist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Original three-panel artwork by Ernie Bushmiller for the October 11, 1977 daily strip of his seminal comic strip Nancy. This particular strip features Nancy and Sluggo enveloped in a fog created with Ben Day dots in a very stylish Pop Art manner. As with American cinema, it was the French who first championed the… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Original artwork for Priscilla's Pop comic strip, September 9, 1969

by Vermeer, Al (artist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Original three-panel artwork by Al Vermeer for the September 9, 1969 daily strip of "Priscilla's Pop," featuring Priscilla, her friend Hollyhock and Priscilla's dog Oliver. Albert (Al) Herman Vermeer began his newspaper career as a sports writer while growing up in Oakland, California. He began doing sports illustration for the San Francisco News, and in… Read more
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$75.00
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Original artwork for Mark Trail comic strip, December 12, 1988

by Dodd, Ed (cartoonist); Jack Elrod (artist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1988
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1988. Original three-panel artwork by Jack Elrod, dated December 12, 1988, of Ed Dodd's preeminent comic strip Mark Trail. "13244 MON 12 - 12 - 88" written in holograph non-photo blue pencil in upper left margin. Edward Benton "Ed" Dodd, hailed from Lafayette, Georgia, and spent most of his life in Georgia. As a teen he… Read more
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$175.00
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Original artwork of 3 consecutive Mark Trail comic strips, February 13 and 14, 1986

by Dodd, Ed (cartoonist); Jack Elrod (artist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1986
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1986. Three related original three-panel "Mark Trail" daily strip artworks by Ed Dodd and Jack Elrod, all having to do with a mischievous little pup named Igloo. Strips are dated January 20, February 13, and February 14, 1986. A few original holograph notations in blue pencil in upper left margin of each strip. Edward Benton "Ed"… Read more
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$450.00
image of Original artwork for Li'l Abner comic strip, June 25, 1936, inscribed to Ed Dodd

Original artwork for Li'l Abner comic strip, June 25, 1936, inscribed to Ed Dodd

by Capp, Al (artist); Ed Dodd (cartoonist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1936
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$3,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1936. Original four-panel artwork by Al Capp, dated June 25, 1936, of his seminal comic strip Li'l Abner. INSCRIBED to fellow cartoonist Ed Dodd in holograph ink on bottom margin: "To Ed Dodd / with good wishes / Al Capp." Holograph notation in pencil along top margin: "4. It'll Do - Plenty!" and "6-25" in blue holograph… Read more
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$3,500.00
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The Exorcist (Original poster maquette for the 1973 film)

by Friedkin, William (director); Bill Gold (poster design); William Peter Blatty (screenwriter); Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
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$8,500.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1972. Original maquette demonstrating an early poster design for the 1973 film, featuring a vintage silver gelatin photograph of the legendary streetlit scene of Father Merrin's first arrival to Georgetown in the film mounted to the poster. A minimal design, without the credits information seen in the completed original "purple style" poster variant, and… Read more
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$8,500.00
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Original artwork for Nancy Sunday comic strip, January 31, 1971

by Bushmiller, Ernie (artist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1971
Item Price
$850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Original eight-panel artwork by Ernie Bushmiller for the January 31, 1971 deluxe Sunday installment of his seminal comic strip Nancy. This strip features Nancy and her dog Poochie. As with American cinema, it was the French who first championed the studied simplicity of Bushmiller's un-deconstructible combination of rigid artistic style and even more rigidly… Read more
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$850.00
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Between Two Women (Collection of 9 original concept art sketches for the 1945 film)

by [Dr. Kildare] Goldbeck, Willis (director); Harry Ruskin (screenwriter); Van Johnson, Lionel Barrymore, Marilyn Maxwell, Gloria DeHaven (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
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$150.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1945. About Near Fine.
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$150.00
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The Climax (Collection of 5 original concept art sketches for the 1944 film)

by Waggner, George (director); Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling (screenwriters); Edward Locke (play); Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
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$150.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1944. Very Good plus or better. Weaver and Brunas, Universal Horrors.
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New York: Perigee, Doubleday, 1985. Archive of four hand-painted paper models, 107 page layout illustrations, and various research materials related to seven "World at Your Feet" paper model books by illustrator Alan Rose, all dealing with various forms of transportation. This listing includes the page illustrations and original master model for the popular DC3 plane, which measures in at… Read more
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$6,250.00
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Harper (Two pieces of original artwork from the 1966 film)

by Macdonald, Ross (novel); Jack Smight (director); William Goldman (screenwriter), Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill, Janet Leigh (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1966
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$2,850.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1966. Two pieces of original artwork from the 1966 film, likely created for proposed advertisement content. Both illustrations depict Paul Newman and Janet Leigh in bed together, Newman reclining and Leigh in a partial state of undress. Based on the 1949 Lew Archer novel "The Moving Target," by Ross Macdonald. The name of… Read more
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$2,850.00
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The Unforgiven (Original poster artwork for the 1960 film)

by Huston, John (director); Alan Le May (novel); Ben Maddow (screenwriter); Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, John Saxon, Lillian Gish (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
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$1,850.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1960. Original conceptual artwork the 1960 film. Featuring a drawing of Burt Lancaster with Audrey Hepburn clasped against him. Based on the 1957 novel by Alan Le May. In many ways a reflection on John Ford's 1956 film "The Searchers," which was also based on an Alan Le May novel, "The Unforgiven"… Read more
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$1,850.00
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Here's Lucy (Original scenario artwork from the 1968 television series)

by Jack Donohue, George Marshall, Jack Baker (directors); Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr. (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1968
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$1,650.00

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Los Angeles: Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], 1968. Original scenario artwork for the 1968 comedy television show. Set design sketch for the living room of Lucy's apartment, including the oft-pictured brick fireplace, and Lucy herself coming down the stairs. The third of Lucille Ball's television comedy sitcoms, following her famed "I Love Lucy" (1951-1957) and "The Lucy Show"… Read more
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$1,650.00
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N.p.: Privately printed, 1960. Collection of four silkscreen prints featuring images of Looney Tunes "stars" Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Sylvester the Cat, and Tweety Bird. These are not official Warner Bros. promotional material, but were created by an unknown artist either as simply pop art, or, more likely, for use as advertising for an independent movie theatre. We have… Read more
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$3,750.00
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Raintree County (Original scenario artwork from the 1956 film)

by Dmytryk, Edward (director); Bill Constable (artist); Millard Kaufman (screenwriter); Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift (starring); Ross Lockridge, Jr. (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1956
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$1,750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Original scenario artwork by Bill Constable for the 1956 film, depicting the characters played by Taylor and Clift walking through a wood late at night, their way lit only by a lantern. Signed by Constable at the bottom right. Archivally matted (no frame), with a description of the film in a die cut window in… Read more
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$1,750.00
image of How the West Was Won (Original scenario artwork for the 1962 film)

How the West Was Won (Original scenario artwork for the 1962 film)

by Ford, John (director); James Webb (screenwriter); John Wayne, Harry Morgan (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1961
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$1,500.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1961. Original scenario artwork for the 1962 film, depicting the main drag of the town of Osage, with various townspeople going about their business. Archivally mounted and double matted, with a description in a die cut window in the matte just below the artwork. Unexamined out of frame. Winner of the Academy… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Magic (Original scenario artwork from the 1978 film)

by Attenborough, Richard (director); William Goldman (novel, screenwriter); Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
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$350.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977. Original scenario artwork for the 1978 horror film. Depicting the interior of Peggy Ann Snow's Catskills home. Based on the 1976 novel by William Goldman, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. A young Anthony Hopkins plays a mentally disturbed magician who rises to fame when he begins utilizing a ventriloquist… Read more
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$350.00
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Uptight (Collection of ephemera from the 1968 film, including original scenario artwork)

by Dassin, Jules (director); Liam O'Flaherty (novel); Booker T. Jones (composer); Alexander Trauner (artist, production designer); Ruby Dee, Rosco Lee Browne (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1968
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$3,850.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1968. An extraordinary collection of ephemera from the 1968 film, the centerpiece of which is a large piece of original artwork by production designer Alexander Trauner. Also included are a US one sheet poster, US half sheet poster, US insert poster, US pressbook, Australian daybill poster (with the alternate title "Up Tight"), and a German A1… Read more
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$3,850.00
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Hit the Deck (Original scenario artwork from the 1955 film musical)

by Rowland, Roy (director); Charles K. Hagdon (scenario artist); Sonya Levien, William Ludwig, Herbert Fields (musical play); Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Piedgeon, Ann Miller, Jane Darwell (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
Item Price
$825.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Original scenario artwork by Charles K. Hagedon for the 1955 film musical. A bizarre image, showing a sailor with his gall, entering a cave that has bats, skeletons, a raven in the shadows, and in the distance a window outside of which appears a Dali-esque landscape. Signed by Hagedon at the bottom right… Read more
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$825.00
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Jupiter's Darling (Original title sequence artwork, director credit, for the 1955 film)

by Williams, Esther (starring); George Sidney (director); Charles K. Hagedon (artist); Robert Sherwood (play)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
Item Price
$675.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Original title sequence artwork by Charles K. Hagedon for the 1955 film, the credit for director George Sidney, carved into a wall with two Romans standing by to the right, leading to a stormy sky. Archivally framed, mounted, and matted, with a description of the film in a die cut window in the… Read more
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$675.00