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image of Original photograph of Alan Ladd and friends at Maxim's, 1952

Original photograph of Alan Ladd and friends at Maxim's, 1952

by Alan Ladd (subject)

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Published
1952
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$85.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1952. Vintage black and white photograph of actor Alan Ladd, his wife Sue Carol, and their friends dining at Maxim's in Paris in 1952. Housed in a souvenir photograph folder, with the colorful logo of Maxim's on the front. Laid in with the photograph are two tickets for the 1952 Royal Film Performance, a charity film event… Read more
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$85.00
image of Original photograph of Max Ernst, 1964

Original photograph of Max Ernst, 1964

by Max Ernst (subject)

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Published
1964
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Vintage borderless photograph of German surrealist artist Max Ernst at a surrealist art exhibition at the Gallery Charpentier in Paris, 1964. With two printed mimeo snipes on the verso, along with an agency stamp. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those… Read more
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$125.00
image of Original photograph of Henri Matisse, circa 1950s

Original photograph of Henri Matisse, circa 1950s

by Henri Matisse (subject)

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Published
1950
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage borderless photograph of artist Henri Matisse, circa 1950s. With labels for PIX agency on the verso, along with a stamp for the photographer, noted only as Giancolombo. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still living in Europe) and the… Read more
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$275.00
image of Original photograph of Arthur Honegger filling his pipe, circa 1940s

Original photograph of Arthur Honegger filling his pipe, circa 1940s

by Arthur Honegger (subject)

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Published
1940
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage borderless photograph of French-Swiss composer Arthur Honegger, filling his pipe with tobacco in front of his extensive, mounted pipe collection, circa 1940s. With the stamp of Omnium-Presse on the verso, along with a stamp noting the letter P, and cropping annotations in pencil. Honegger was best known as a member of Les Six,… Read more
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$325.00
image of Original photograph of The Beach Boys in Paris, circa 1960s

Original photograph of The Beach Boys in Paris, circa 1960s

by Brian; Wilson Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine (subjects)

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Published
1960
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage borderless photograph of The Beach Boys posing in front of the Eiffel Tower on what appears to have been a very foggy day, circa 1960s. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with a short diagonal tear to the the bottom right corner, repaired with paper tape on the verso.
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$450.00
image of Thelonious Monk quartet in concert in Paris, 1964 (Collection of five original photographs and two original contact sheets)

Thelonious Monk quartet in concert in Paris, 1964 (Collection of five original photographs and two original contact sheets)

by Thelonious; Monk Charlie Rouse (subjects); Alain Dessalles (photographer)

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Published
1964
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$2,000.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Collection of five vintage, oversize, borderless photographs and two contact sheets (with 59 images) of the Thelonious Monk Quartet in performance at the La Maison de l'ORTF (Office de Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise) in Paris on February 23, 1964. Photographs with the stamp of photographer Alain Dessalles on the verso. The quartet here includes saxophonist Charlie Rouse,… Read more
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Ray Charles in Paris (Collection of 9 original photographs, 1968)

by Ray Charles (subject); Araldo di Crollalanza (photographer)

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Published
1968
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$950.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1968. A collection of nine vintage, borderless photographs, four oversize, of Ray Charles in Paris, October 1968. All five of the smaller photographs have stamps of photographer Araldo Crollalanza on the verso, four with have Italian mimeo snipes. All four oversize photographs have stamps of photographer Crollalanza and press agency Inter-Prensa on the verso. Charles performed… Read more
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$950.00
image of Morocco (Original 1931 photograph of Marlene Dietrich, struck in 1949)

Morocco (Original 1931 photograph of Marlene Dietrich, struck in 1949)

by Marlene Dietrich (subject)

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Published
1949
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1949. Vintage photograph of Marlene Dietrich in Paris, shot in 1931 for the premiere of "Morocco," struck in 1949. With an agency stamp, archival tape and remnants from a previously adhered paper backing on the verso. Marlene Dietrich was awarded the Legion d'honneur by the French government for her work performing, and raising money for the… Read more
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$750.00
image of Original photograph of Liza Minnelli and Romy Schneider, 1972

Original photograph of Liza Minnelli and Romy Schneider, 1972

by Liza; Minnelli Romy Schneider (subjects)

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Published
1972
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$250.00

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Paris: N.p., 1972. Vintage photograph of Liza Minnelli and Romy Schneider in Paris, 1972. With holograph annotations and an agency stamp on the verso. 10.5 x 8 inches Near Fine.
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image of Original photograph of Maria Callas, 1958

Original photograph of Maria Callas, 1958

by Maria Callas (subject); Gerard Gery (photographer)

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Published
1958
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$450.00

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Paris: International Magazine Service, 1958. Vintage photograph of Maria Callas, 1958. With Press agency stamps and holograph annotations on the verso. Renowned opera singer Maria Callas drinks a cup of coffee in the Orly Airport, just two month before her Paris Opera House debut on December 19th, 1958. 7 x 9.5 inches Near Fine.
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femmes peintres sculpteurs graveurs et decorateurs (Original French exhibition catalogue, 1964)

by Eliane Barbou (president); Mary Dorat, Anne-Marie Joly (vice presidents); Robert Rey (preface)

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Published
1964
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$35.00

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Paris: Musee d'Art Moderne, 1964. Original exhibition catalogue published to coincide with the all-woman art show at the Musee National d'Art Moderne in Paris, held March 13 to April 5, 1964. Over 100 artists were featured, including Barbou, Joly, Dorat, Marguerite Bordet, Lesourt-Ruttinger, Yvonne Lamy, Jane Blanchot, Engvels, and Lesiecka Jadwiga. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, and features ads… Read more
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$35.00
image of Comptoir general de la bimbeloterie (Original French toy company sales catalogue and supplements, 1961-1962)

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Paris: Self-published, 1962. Original French toy and home goods sales catalogue and supplements for the "Comptoir general de la bimbeloterie" company in Paris, 1961-1962. Illustrated with black-and-white vignette photographs of items for sale, each represented with a serial number, accompanied by a corresponding descriptive price catalogue. Thousands of toys, puzzles, board games, sports equipment, and miniatures are featured, including… Read more
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$75.00
image of Once in Paris... [Paris Calling] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

Once in Paris... [Paris Calling] (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Frank D. Gilroy (screenwriter, director); Wayne Rogers, Gayle Hunnicutt, Jack Lenoir, Philippe March (starring)

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Published
1978
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$225.00

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Leigh-McLaughlin / Atlantic Releasing Corporation, 1978. Draft script for the 1978 film. Gilroy was a writer for screen, stage, novels, film producer and director. He received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play "The Subject Was Roses" in 1965. An autobiographical tale of an American screenwriter living in Paris… Read more
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$225.00
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Day of Paris (First Edition)

by Andre Kertesz

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Published
1945
Edition
First Edition
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$1,200.00

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New York: J.J. Augustin, 1945. First Edition. First Edition. A presentable copy. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean, with light foxing to the page edges. Jacket is lightly soiled, with light chipping to the extremities. Roth 101, p. 114-115. Parr and Badger, Vol. I, p. 200.
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image of Cleo from 5 to 7 [Cleo de 5 a 7] (Original photograph from the 1962 film)

Cleo from 5 to 7 [Cleo de 5 a 7] (Original photograph from the 1962 film)

by Agnes Varda (director, screenwriter); Liliane de Kermadec (photographer); Corinne Marchand, Antoine Marchand (starring)

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Published
1962
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$275.00

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Paris: Cine Tamaris / Rome Paris Films, 1962. Vintage borderless black-and-white still photograph from the 1962 French film. Cleo is shown being helped into a white robe in a large bedroom. Light pencil and blue ink annotations to the verso. Agnes Varda is an important and influential French director, writer, and artist whose work uses both documentary… Read more
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$275.00
image of Paris de nuit [Paris by Night] (First Edition)

Paris de nuit [Paris by Night] (First Edition)

by Brassai (photography); Paul Morand (introduction)

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Published
1933
Edition
First Edition
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$3,750.00

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Paris: Arts et M'tiers Graphiques, 1933. First Edition. First Edition. 60 full-page, black and white plates. Brassai's first and most notable photobook. A nocturnal exploration of Parisian culture, and one of the most celebrated and influential collections of urban photography ever published. Compiled in a somewhat eery sequence of encounters set around the darkest corners of 1930s… Read more
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$3,750.00
image of Hotel du Nord (Set of 3 original photographs from the Los Angeles premiere of the 1938 film)

Hotel du Nord (Set of 3 original photographs from the Los Angeles premiere of the 1938 film)

by Marcel Carne (director, screenwriter); Eugene Dabit (novel); Annabella, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Louis Jouvet, Arietty (starring)

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Published
1938
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$650.00

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Paris: Societe d'Exploitation et de Distribution de Films, 1938. Set of 3 black-and-white still photographs from the US premiere of the 1964 film. Each with a mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, as issued, noting that the film is making its debut at the Esquire Theatre in Los Angeles. Also on the verso is a stamp for the US… Read more
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$650.00
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The Fur Collar (Original screenplay for the 1962 film)

by Lawrence Huntington (director, screenwriter, producer); Martin Benson (starring)

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Published
1962
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$425.00

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London: Albatross, 1962. Shooting script for the 1962 film. Date notation of "12 Sept 1982" in holograph pencil on the front wrapper label. Hal Erickson at AllMovie: "The Fur Collar" is the principal clue in a mystery involving an espionage ring. Reporter John Bentley, assigned to the Paris beat, does his best to route out the spies.… Read more
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$425.00
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Can-Can (Original souvenir play program)

by Abe Burrows (director); Cole Porter (composer); Michael Kidd (choreographer); Rita Dimitri, John Tyers, George S. Irving, Ronnie Cunningham (starring)

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Published
1955
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$35.00

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New York: Shubert Theatre, 1955. Original souvenir play program for the 1953 musical "Can-Can" composed by Cole Porter. This program likely from the mid-1950s touring company production of the play, starring Rita Dimitri, John Tyers, and Ronnie Cunningham. A self righteous judge threatens to shut down a Can-Can dance hall, but finds more trouble than he expected… Read more
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image of Made in Paris (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)

Made in Paris (Original screenplay for the 1965 film)

by Boris Sagal (director); Stanley Roberts (screenwriter); Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan, Richard Crenna, Edie Adams (starring)

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Published
1965
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$225.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1965. Revised Draft script for the 1966 film. Maggie Scott (Ann-Margret) works as an assistant to Irene Chase (Adams), a fashion purchaser for a large clothing store, and is sent to Paris as a representative for the annual fashion shows of the major European designers. While in Paris, Maggie strikes up a… Read more
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$225.00