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Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (Original photograph from the set of the 1931 film)

by Murnau, F.W. (director, screenwriter); Robert J. Flaherty (screenwriter); Matahi, Anne Chevalier, Bill Bambridge, Hitu (starring)

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Published
1930
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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Vintage vernacular photograph of F.W. Murnau, cinematographer Floyd Crosby, a sound engineer, and native extras from the 1931 film. Considered the first example of "docufiction." The fourth and final film made by Murnau during his time in the US. Murnau and Robert J. Flaherty wrote the unpublished story "Turia," based on… Read more
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Two-Lane Blacktop (Original photograph from the set of the 1971 film)

by Hellman, Monte (director); John R. Hamilton (still photographer); Rudy Wurlitzer, Will Corry (screenwriter); James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird (starring)

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Published
1971
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$675.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1971. Vintage borderless photograph of James Taylor and director Monte Hellman on the set of the 1971 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. After cutting his teeth under the tutelage of guerilla filmmaker Roger Corman, Monte Hellman made two landmark (and still rarely screened) existential Westerns with Jack Nicholson as producer and star.… Read more
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Original Photograph of Lillian Gish by photographer Albert Witzel, 1917

by Gish, Lillian (subject); Albert Witzel (photographer)

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1917
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N.p.: N.p., 1917. Vintage double weight matte sepia photograph of a young Lillian Gish, in a stunning profile, by photographer Albert Witzel, signed and dated "17" by Witzel in holograph white pencil, on lower left. "The First Lady of American Cinema," Lillian Gish was a pioneering actress of the stage, screen, radio, and television, as well as director… Read more
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The Revolt of the Slaves (Collection of ten original photographs from the 1960 film)

by Malasomma, Nunzio (director); Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (novel); Stefano Strucchi, Duccio Tessari (screenwriters); Rhonda Fleming, Lang Jeffries, Ettore Manni, Fernando Rey, Serge Gainsbourg (starring)

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Published
1960
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$65.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1960. Collection of ten vintage studio still photographs from the 1960 film. "The Revolt of the Slaves" is based on the 1854 novel "Fabiola, or the Church of the Catacombs" by English Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman and set in 4th century AD Rome during Christian persecution under Roman Emperor Diocletian. Claudia (Rhonda… Read more
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Red Sun (Collection of five original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Young, Terence (director); Laird Koenig (story); Denne Bart Petitclerc, William Roberts, Lawrence Roman (screenwriters); Charles Bronson, Ursula Andress, Toshiro Mifune, Alain Delon (starring)

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Published
1971
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$65.00

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New York: National General Pictures, 1971. Collection of five vintage studio still photographs from the 1971 film. Snipe imprinted on verso, two of which have a mimeo snipe on verso as well. Charles Bronson, Toshiro Mifune, Alain Delon and Ursula Andress star in this European made Western about the unlikely partnership between an outlaw and a… Read more
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Ride Out for Revenge (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1957 film)

by Girard, Bernard (director); Norman Retchin (screenwriter); Rory Calhoun, Gloria Grahame, Lloyd Bridges, Joanne Gilbert (starring)

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Published
1957
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$85.00

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N.p.: Bryna Productions, 1957. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1957 film. Marshal Tate (Rory Calhoun) finds himself caught in a conflict between a bigoted town, led by the racist and cowardly Cavalryman Cpt. George (Lloyd Bridges) and Cheyenne out for revenge when one of Cpt. George's men kill Chief Yellow Wolf (Frank… Read more
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John Lair's Renfro Valley Barn Dance (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1966 film)

by Lair, John, Robert Sullivan, Robert Schuler (screenwriters); William R. Johnson (director); Red Brigham, Old Joe Clark, Russ Fisher, Joe Fisher, Farmer Sisters (starring)

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Published
1966
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$325.00

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N.p.: Seven Arts Pictures, 1966. Collection of 14 vintage studio still photographs from the 1966 film in their original brown paper sleeve stamped "RENFRO VALLEY BARN DANCE A SET 14 Stills." The "Renfro Valley Barn Dance" began as a radio show in Cincinnati in 1937, a labor of love by its creator John Lair. Two years… Read more
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Revenge of the Gladiators (Collection of 19 original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Lupo, Michele (director); Lionello De Felice, Ernesto Guida (screenwriters); Roger Brown, Scilla Gabel, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Daniele Vargas (starring)

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Published
1964
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1964. Collection of 19 vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film. Released in the U.S. under the title "Revenge of the Gladiators," it was originally released in Italy under the title "La vendetta di Spartacus" or "The Revenge of Spartacus," which it is also known by. "Revenge of the Gladiators" was the first… Read more
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Broadway Melody of 1938 [Broadway Melody of 1937] (Original photograph of Buddy Ebsen from the 1937 film)

by Ruth, Roy Del (director); Jack McGowan (screenwriter); Eleanor Powell, Robert Taylor, Judy Garland (starring)

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Published
1937
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1937. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1938 film musical, showing actor Buddy Ebsen, dressed as a jockey astride a horse. With an ink stamp to the verso identifying the film by its working title "Broadway Melody of 1937", along with the reference number 988-14B. A backstage musical revue, most notable for featuring… Read more
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Archive of six original photographs of opera star Anna Moffo

by Moffo, Anna (subject); Tulio Farabola, Louis Melcancon, et al (photographers)

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Published
1960
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$165.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Archive of six vintage photographs of opera singer Anna Moffo, all taken circa late 1950s and early 1960s. American-born opera singer Anna Moffo was one the leading coloratura sopranos of her generation, debuting on the Italian stage in 1955 and achieving lasting fame there after appearing on Italian television as Cio-Cio San in… Read more
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Original photograph of Tony Martin, 1938

by Martin, Tony (subject)

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Published
1938
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Vintage reference photograph of actor Tony Martin to publicize the 1938 film "Sally, Irene, and Mary". With a mimeo snipe to the verso. Martin performed as a singer and actor for over seven decades, most notably in "The Big Store" (1941) and "Two Tickets to Broadway" (1951). 8 x 10 inches. Very… Read more
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Original photograph of actor Fritz Leiber, circa 1930s

by Leiber, Fritz (subject)

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Published
1930
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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Vintage photograph of actor Fritz Leiber, circa 1930s. Not to be confused with science fiction author Fritz Leiber, Jr., who was the son of the actor. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, lightly curled, with diagonal creases to the top left corner, and a couple of small chips at the margins.
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image of The Postman Always Rings Twice (Original double weight photograph of Lana Turner and John Garfield talking with director Tay Garnett, from the set of the 1946 film)

The Postman Always Rings Twice (Original double weight photograph of Lana Turner and John Garfield talking with director Tay Garnett, from the set of the 1946 film)

by Garnett, Tay (director); James M. Cain (novel); Harry Ruskin, Niven Busch (screenwriters); Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway (starring)

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Published
1946
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Vintage double weight reference photograph of director Tay Garnett discussing a scene with Lana Turner and an intent James Garfield on the set of the 1946 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. Based on the 1934 novel by James M. Cain. Remade in 1981 in a grim, nihilistic adaptation by David… Read more
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Show Them No Mercy! (Original photograph of Cesar Romero and Bruce Cabot from the 1935 film)

by Marshall, George (director); Kubec Glasmon, Henry Lehrman (screenwriters); Rochelle Hudson, Cesar Romero, Bruce Cabot, Edward Norris (starring)

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Published
1935
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1935. Vintage reference photograph from the 1935 film, showing actors Cesar Romero and Bruce Cabot. With a mimeo snipe to the verso. Two men seeking respite from the rain accidentally wander into a kidnapper's hideout. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, lightly curled, with faint fading and toning. … Read more
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Rosemary's Baby (Original photograph of Roman Polanski and Mia Farrow from the set of the 1968 film)

by Polanski, Roman (director, screenwriter); Ira Levin (novel); Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer (starring)

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Published
1968
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N.p.: N.p., 1968. Vintage reference photograph of Roman Polanski and Mia Farrow in front of the flagship Tiffany & Co. store on Fifth Ave, New York City, during the filming of the 1968 film. Based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin. A seminal horror film, one of the best genre pictures ever made, from the earliest days… Read more
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image of Original photograph of Vladimir Sokoloff, circa 1930s

Original photograph of Vladimir Sokoloff, circa 1930s

by Sokoloff, Vladimir (subject)

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Published
1930
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1930. Vintage portrait photograph of Russian actor Vladimir Sokoloff, circa 1930s. Sokoloff was born in Moscow and trained at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts and the Moscow Art Theatre. He emigrated to the US in the 1930s, where he found a vibrant career as a theatre and film actor in roles ranging in… Read more
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The Man Who Could Work Miracles (Original photograph of Roland Young from the 1936 film)

by Mendes, Lothar (director); H.G. Wells (screenwriter, story); Lajos Biro (screenwriter); Roland Young, Joan Gardner, Ralph Richardson (starring)

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Published
1936
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1936. Vintage studio still photograph of actor Roland Young from the 1936 British film. Based on screenwriter H.G. Wells' 1898 short story, following a skeptical British man who suddenly realizes that he has been granted godlike powers. Set in England, partially shot on location in San Francisco. … Read more
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The Soldier and the Lady (Original photograph of Elizabeth Allan and Fay Bainter from the 1937 film)

by Nicholls Jr., George (director); Jules Verne (novel); Mortimer Offner, Anthony Veiller, Anne Morrison Chapin (screenwriters); Anton Walbrook, Elizabeth Allan, Margot Grahame (starring)

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Published
1937
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Santa Monica, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1937. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1937 film, showing actors Elizabeth Allan and Fay Bainter. Based on the 1876 novel "Michel Strogoff", following a Russian courier as he travels cross-country to deliver a message to the troops on the Tartar battlefront. Set in Russia. 10 x 8… Read more
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Happy Landing (Original photograph of Don Ameche from the 1938 film)

by Ruth, Roy Del (director); Boris Ingster, Milton Sperling (screenwriters); Sonja Henie, Don Ameche, Cesar Romero, Ethel Merman (starring)

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Published
1938
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Vintage reference photograph of actor Don Ameche from the 1938 film. With a mimeo snipe to the verso. A womanizing band leader and his manager are forced to land in a small village in Norway en route to Paris, where misunderstanding and romantic pathos ensues with a villager's daughter. Set… Read more
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