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The Pope Must Diet [The Pope Must Die] (Original screenplay for the 1991 film)

by Robbie Coltrane, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bartel (starring); Peter Richardson (director, screenwriter); Pete Richens (screenwriter)

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1990
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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Third Draft script for the 1990 British film, seen here under the alternate title "The Pope Must Die." An unqualified and irreverent priest is accidentally chosen as the new pope, and finds himself wildly unprepared for life as the pontiff. Set in Vatican City, shot on location in Yugoslavia and the UK.… Read more
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The King of Kings (Original program for the 1927 silent film)

by Cecil B. DeMille (director); Jeanie MacPherson (screenwriter); H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence (starring)

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Published
1927
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Hollywood: N.p., 1927. Vintage program for the premiere of the 1927 silent film at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. One of the most successful Hollywood Biblical epics, and the first film to debut at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The second installment in Cecil B. DeMille's Biblical trilogy, preceded by "The Ten Commandments" (1923) and followed by "The Sign… Read more
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The Sacrifice (Collection of four original photographs from the 1986 film)

by Andrei Tarkovsky (director, screenwriter); Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Sven Wollter (starring)

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Published
1986
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N.p.: Crimson, 1986. Collection of four vintage photographs from the 1986 film, including two of director Andrei Tarkovsky and cinematographer Sven Nykvist on the set. One with a printed label affixed to the verso, and three with the stamps of Israel Film Archive. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. As World War… Read more
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To Life : A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking (Softcover)

by Harold S. Kushner

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1994
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New York: Warner Books, 1994. Later printing, Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers (softcover) as issued.
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The Sacrifice (Original photograph of Andrei Tarkovsky on the set of the 1986 film)

by Andrei Tarkovsky (director, screenwriter); Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Sven Wollter (starring)

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Published
1986
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N.p.: Crimson, 1986. Vintage borderless matte-finish reference photograph of director Andrei Tarkovsky adjusting a miniature house, with its life-size equivalent in the background, on the set of the 1986 film. With a German agency stamp on the verso. As World War III looms, a former philosopher decides to sacrifice everything he cherishes to God to prevent nuclear… Read more
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (First Edition)

by Wade Davis

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Published
1985
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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Andrei Rublev (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Andrei Tarkovsky (director, screenwriter); Andrei Konchalovskiy (screenwriter); Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko (starring)

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Published
1966
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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Vintage reference photograph from the 1966 Russian film, showing actress Irma Raush. Director Andrei Tarkovsky's sprawling 15th-century drama, capturing seven episodes in the life of revered Russian iconographer Andrei Rublev, from his humble origins as a traveling monk to his later years returning to painting after a long and meditative sabbatical. Set in… Read more
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Haxan [Witchcraft Through the Ages] (Collection of 15 original photographs from the 1922 silent film)

by Benjamin Christensen (director, screenwriter, starring); Clara Pontoppidan, Oscar Stribolt, Astrid Holm, Maren Pedersen (starring)

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Published
1922
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N.p.: N.p., 1922. Collection of 15 vintage reference photographs from the 1922 Scandinavian silent film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A documentary-style horror anthology film charting the history of witchcraft in the Middle Ages through to the early twentieth century, intersected with dramatized horror segments loosely based on the Malleus Maleficarum,… Read more
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Au Hasard, Balthazar [Balthazar] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1966 French film)

by Robert Bresson (director, screenwriter); Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, Francois Lafarge (starring)

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Published
1966
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London: Gala Film Distributors, 1966. Collection of four vintage reference photographs from the 1966 French film. With printed mimeo snipes specific to the film's UK release affixed to the verso. A donkey named Balthazar is followed through his life in rural France, as he is passed from owner to owner, most treating him cruelly. Revered as one… Read more
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[The] Hawks and [the] Sparrows [Uccellacci e Uccellini] (Original photograph of Pier Paolo Pasolini from the set of the 1966 film)

by Pier Paolo Pasolini (director, screenwriter); Divo Cavicchioli (still photographer); Dante Ferretti (screenwriter); Toto, Ninetto Davoli, Femi Benussi (starring)

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Published
1966
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Rome: Arco Films, 1966. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Pier Paolo Pasolini on the set of the 1966 film. Italian "Uccellacci e Uccellini" stamp, photographer "Divo Cavicchioli" stamp, and provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome" on verso. An old man (played by the famous Italian performer Toto) and his son (Ninetto Davoli) are walking along… Read more
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Futz (Collection of four original photographs from the 1969 film)

by Tom O'Horgan (director); Joseph Stefano (screenwriter); Rochelle Owens (play); Seth Allen, John Bakos, Mari-Claire Cherba (starring)

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Published
1969
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London: New Cinema Presentations, 1969. Collection of four vintage reference photographs from the 1969 film. With the label of New Cinema Presentations on the verso. Based on Rochelle Owens' 1967 play, wherein a farmer's sexual relationship with his pet pig sets off an erotic, increasingly unhinged chain of events among the local hicks in his small town. … Read more
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Noah's Ark (Original photograph from the set of the 1928 film)

by Michael Curtiz (director); Darryl F. Zanuck, Anthony Coldeway (screenwriters); Dolores Costello, George O'Brien (starring)

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Published
1928
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1928. Vintage borderless reference photograph taken on the set of the 1928 film, showing thousands of extras depicting the presentation and worship of the golden idols in Egypt. With a printed mimeo snipe on the verso. The biblical story of Noah and the flood, interspersed with scenes from 1914 France and America, on the… Read more
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The Devil is a Woman [Il Sorriso del Grande Tentatore] (Complete set of eight original color photographs from the US release of the 1974 Italian film)

by Damiano Damiani (director, screenwriter); Fabrizio Onofri, Audrey Nohra (screenwriters); Glenda Jackson, Claudio Cassinelli, Lisa Harrow, Adolfo Celi (starring)

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Published
1975
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975. Complete set of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the 1975 US release of the 1974 Italian film. A convent's vicious, power-hungry Mother Superior bullies and torments those who stand in her way, but the arrival of an agnostic writer looking for new material threatens to challenge the nun's power. … Read more
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The Devil is a Woman [The Tempter, Il Sorriso del Grande Tentatore] (Collection of five original photographs from the US release of the 1974 Italian film)

by Damiano Damiani (director, screenwriter); Fabrizio Onofri, Audrey Nohra (screenwriters); Glenda Jackson, Claudio Cassinelli, Lisa Harrow, Adolfo Celi (starring)

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Published
1975
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975. Collection of five vintage black and white studio still photographs from the 1975 US release of the 1974 Italian film. With the stamp of Consolidated Theatre Services on the verso. A convent's vicious, power-hungry Mother Superior bullies and torments those who stand in her way, but the arrival of a young, agnostic… Read more
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Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1974 film)

by Jeff Gillen (director); Alan Ormsby (director, screenwriter); Roberts Blossom, Cosette Lee, Leslie Carlson (starring)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1974. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1974 film. Loosely based on the crimes of serial killer Ed Gein. A middle-aged, mentally disturbed Midwesterner begins grave-robbing and murdering women after the death of his evangelical mother. Shot on location in Ontario. 10 x 8 inches. Seven… Read more
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The Devils (Collection of three original color photographs from the US release of the 1971 British film)

by Ken Russell (director, screenwriter); John Whiting (playwright); Aldous Huxley (book); Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian (starring)

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Published
1971
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1971. Collection of three vintage color studio still photographs from the US release of the 1971 British film. Based on the 1960 play by John Whiting, and on Aldous Huxley's 1952 book "The Devils of Loudun." A dramatization of the fall of Urbain Grandier, a Catholic priest accused of witchcraft and demonic conspiracy by… Read more
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Jesus Christ Superstar (Vintage script for the 1977 Broadway stage musical)

by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music); Tim Rice (lyrics); William Daniel Grey (director, starring); Patrick Jude, Bobby Bondon, Barbara Niles (starring)

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Published
1977
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New York: Music Theatre International, 1977. Vintage script for the 1977 Broadway revival of the 1971 musical. Copy belonging to actor Lennie Del Duca, who played an unnamed apostle, with his name to the title page in holograph ink, and his holograph pencil annotations (many of which are unfortunately now erased, but some visible) throughout. Andrew Lloyd… Read more
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Salome (Original photograph from the set of the 1953 film)

by William Dieterle (director); Irving Lippman (still photographer); Harry Kleiner (screenwriter); Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1953
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N.p.: N.p., 1953. Vintage reference photograph of Rita Hayworth and Stewart Granger, with director William Dieterle and crew, from the set of the 1953 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. Columbia Pictures highly fictionalized and flamboyant Technicolor Biblical epic, now considered a camp classic, wherein Princess Salome (Hayworth), daughter of King Herod (a deliciously lecherous Charles Laughton), returns… Read more
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The Holy Sorcerer (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Giampaolo Lomi (screenwriter)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Treatment script for an unproduced film. Based on the true story of Padre Pio, an Italian friar and mystic who was later venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. Screenwriter Giampaolo Lomi was best known for "Tropic of Cancer" (1972) and "The Barons" (1975). Set in Italy. Mustard cloth covered titled… Read more
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Night of the Iguana (Original photograph of John Huston and Tennessee Williams on the set of the 1964 film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); Tennessee Williams (playwright); Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon (starring)

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Published
1964
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1964. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director John Huston and playwright Tennessee Williams on location for the 1964 film. With the stamp of National Film Archive on the verso. Based on Williams' 1961 play. An alcoholic former priest finds himself caught between the attentions of three women while leading a failing tour… Read more
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