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image of Carola (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, inscribed by Jean Renoir)

Carola (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, inscribed by Jean Renoir)

by Jean Renoir; Robert Goldsby, Angela Goldsby (screenwriters)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$7,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Draft script for an unproduced English-language adaptation of Jean Renoir's 1960 play. Presentation copy, inscribed by Renoir on the title page: "Pour Ruth et Mark / en tout amitie / Jean Renoir" ("For Ruth and Mark / in all friendship / Jean Renoir"). Based on Renoir's 1960 French play. A beautiful, troubled stage actress in Nazi-occupied… Read more
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$7,500.00
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The Deputy (Archive of 26 scripts from the television Western series, 1959-1961 )

by Norman and Roland Kibbee Lear (creators); Henry Fonda, Allen Case (starring); Tay Garnett, Felix E. Feist, John Brahm, Reginal LeBorg, Sidney Lanfield (directors); Michael Kraike (producer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1961
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC] / Top Gun Productions, 1961. Archive of 26 scripts from the early revisionist television Western, the working copies of producer Michael Kraike, consisting the second half of the first season (1959-1960) and the first half of the second season (1960-1961). These two halves are in two full red leather presentation bindings, each with… Read more
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$1,500.00
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This Happy Feeling (Original screenplay for the 1958 film, presentation copy belonging to producer Ross Hunter)

by Blake Edwards (director, screenwriter); F. Hugh Herbert (playwright); Debbie Reynolds, John Saxon, Mary Astor (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1957
Item Price
$650.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1957. Revised Final script for the 1958 film. Based on the 1947 play "For Love or Money" by F. Hugh Herbert. Presentation copy belonging to producer Ross Hunter, bound in full navy calf with gilt titles and design, with Hunter's name on the front board. Veteran actor Curd Jurgens begins to have feelings for… Read more
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$650.00
image of Marriage on the Rocks (Original screenplay for the 1965 film, actor Tony Bill's presentation copy)

Marriage on the Rocks (Original screenplay for the 1965 film, actor Tony Bill's presentation copy)

by Jack Donahue (director); Cy Howard (screenwriter); Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, Dean Martin, Cesar Romero (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1965
Item Price
$450.00

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Burbank, CA: Artanis Productions, 1965. Final Draft script for the 1965 film, dated 2/15/65. Presentation copy belonging to actor Tony Bill, with his name in gilt on the front board, bound in full maroon calf with gilt titles and design. Housed in a matching maroon cloth-covered slipcase as issued. A bored husband and wife visit Mexico on their anniversary,… Read more
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$450.00
image of Friendly Persuasion (Original screenplay, presentation script)

Friendly Persuasion (Original screenplay, presentation script)

by Jessamyn West (novel); William Wyler (director); Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
Item Price
$750.00

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Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1955. Revised Shooting script for the 1956 film. Based on the 1945 novel by Jessamyn West, written for the screen by Jessamyn West, Robert Wyler, and Michael Wilson (though only West and Wyler are credited here) and starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, and Anthony Perkins. Interestingly, Michael Wilson, who was ultimately granted sole screenwriting credit… Read more
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$750.00
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The Great Man Votes (Original screenplay for the 1939 film, presentation copy signed by cast and crew)

by Garson Kanin (director); Gordon Malherbe Hillman (story); John Twist (screenwriter); John Barrymore, Peter Holden, Virginia Weidler (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1939
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1939. Bound presentation script for the 1939 film, based on the 1933 short story by Gordon Malherbe Hillman originally published in "American Magazine." SIGNED by members of the cast and crew, including stars John Barrymore, Peter Holden, Virginia Weidler, and Donald McBride, director Garson Kanin, screenwriter John Twist, and producers Cliff Reid and… Read more
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$1,250.00
image of Of Human Bondage (Original screenplay for the 1946 film, presentation copy belonging to actress Alexis Smith)

Of Human Bondage (Original screenplay for the 1946 film, presentation copy belonging to actress Alexis Smith)

by W. Somerset Maugham (novel); Edmund Goulding (director); Catherine Turney (screenwriter); Eleanor Parker, Paul Henreid, Alexis Smith (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1944. Second Revised Final script for the 1946 film. Presentation copy belonging to actress Alexis Smith, with her initials in decorative gilt on the front board, bound in full calf. Throughout the script are 5 black-and-white film stills on tipped-in leaves, all featuring Smith and costar, Paul Henreid. Based on W. Somerset Maugham's classic 1915… Read more
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$1,500.00
image of Song of the Eagle [The Beer Story] (Original screenplay for the 1933 film, producer Harry Joe Brown's presentation copy, with stills and notations throughout)

Song of the Eagle [The Beer Story] (Original screenplay for the 1933 film, producer Harry Joe Brown's presentation copy, with stills and notations throughout)

by Ralph Murphy (director); Gene Towne and C. Graham Baker (screenwriters); Charles R. Rogers and Harry Joe Brown (producers); Charles Bickford, Richard Arlen (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1933
Item Price
$750.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1933. Draft script for the 1933 film "Song of the Eagle," seen here partially under the early working title "The Beer Story." Presentation copy belonging to uncredited producer Harry Joe Brown, with his name in gilt titles to the front board, presumably gifted to Brown by prop man William Carr, as the script itself has Carr's… Read more
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$750.00
image of Lady and the Monster / The Day the Earth Caught Fire (Original screenplays, Forrest J. Ackerman's copy)

Lady and the Monster / The Day the Earth Caught Fire (Original screenplays, Forrest J. Ackerman's copy)

by Curt Siodmak (novel); George Sherman (director); Val Guest (director, screenwriter); John Alton (cinematographer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1961
Item Price
$4,750.00

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Universal City, CA: Republic Pictures / Pax Films / Universal Pictures, 1961. Forrest J. Ackerman's copy of scripts from two key science fiction films, bound together (including original front wrappers) in red buckram, with Ackerman's name in gilt at the bottom right corner of the front board. "The Lady and the Monster": Shooting script for the 1944 film. The… Read more
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$4,750.00
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Death Hunt (Original screenplay for the 1981 film, actor Lee Marvin's leatherbound presentation copy)

by Peter Hunt (director); Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Angie Dickinson (starring); Albert S. Ruddy (producer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1981
Item Price
$2,000.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981. Final shooting script for the 1981 film "Death Hunt," directed by Peter Hunt and starring Charles Bronson and Lee Marvin. Actor Lee Marvin's leather-bound presentation copy, with Marvin's name in gilt at the bottom right corner of the front board, and is INSCRIBED on the first blank by producer Albert S. Ruddy: "Lee /… Read more
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$2,000.00