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Battle Hymn (Original post-production screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Douglas Sirk (director); Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans (screenwriters); Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea (starring)

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1956
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1956. Continuity & Dialogue script for the 1957 film. The guilt a fighter pilot feels over accidentally dropping a bomb on a German orphanage during World War II leads him to become a minister upon returning to the US. When this proves insufficient in assuaging his bad conscience, he decides to volunteer his… Read more
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cover of Reborn [Bloody Mary] (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

Reborn [Bloody Mary] (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Bigas Luna (director, screenwriter); Dennis Hopper, Michael Moriarty, Antonella Murgia (starring)

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1981
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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Draft script for the 1981 Spanish-American film, here under the working title "Bloody Mary." Laid in with the script is a typed letter from casting agent Paul Kohner to producer John R. Pepper returning the script. Text in English. A disquieting satire of Catholicism in the late 20th century from noted Spanish director Bigas… Read more
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Ben-Hur (Original photograph of William Wyler on the set of the 1959 film)

by William Wyler (director); Lew Wallace (novel); Karl Tunberg (screenwriter); Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Hawkins (starring)

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Published
1959
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1959. Vintage reference photograph of director William Wyler on the set of the 1959 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the 1880 novel by Lew Wallace. Jewish prince Ben-Hur is sent to prison at the behest of his childhood friend Messala as a result of a mishap during a Roman… Read more
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cover of Original flyer for a Big Benefit Contest of performances by the Oakland Community Chorus and the San Francisco Community Chorus at the Dreamland Auditorium, July 1, 1929

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San Francisco: N.p., 1929. Vintage bi-fold flyer for a Big Benefit Contest of performances by the Oakland Community Chorus and the San Francisco Community Chorus, singing "Spirituals, Plantation Melodies and Classics," also featuring performances by African American actors Naomi McCullough-Pharr and George Jones, at the Dreamland Auditorium, July 1, 1929. The performances of the two African American Community… Read more
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cover of Live from Golgotha: The Gospel According to Gore Vidal (First UK Edition, signed)

Live from Golgotha: The Gospel According to Gore Vidal (First UK Edition, signed)

by Gore Vidal

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Published
1992
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First Edition
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9780233987958
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1992. First Edition. First UK Edition, preceded by the First Edition published by Random House the same year. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in a Near Fine, lightly age-toned dust jacket.
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Live from Golgotha: The Gospel According to Gore Vidal (Advance Uncorrected Proof)

by Gore Vidal

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Published
1992
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First Edition
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9780679416111
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New York: Random House, 1992. First Edition. ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Fine in wrappers.
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Live from Golgotha: The Gospel According to Gore Vidal (Signed First Edition)

by Gore Vidal

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1992
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First Edition
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9780679416111
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New York: Random House, 1992. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in an about Fine, lightly age-toned dust jacket.
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Edge of Doom (Original screenplay for the 1950 film)

by Dana Andrews (starring); Mark Robson (director); Leo Brady (novel); Philip Yordan (screenwriter); Farley Granger, Joan Evans (starring)

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Published
1949
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Hollywood: Samuel Goldwyn Productions, 1949. Final Draft script for the 1950 film noir. Copy belonging to actor Robert Keith, with his name on the front wrapper, and his annotations in holograph pencil to several pages, noting his name and a few line revisions. Based on Leo Brady's 1949 novel, about an impoverished family and the depths to… Read more
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cover of Night of the Iguana (Original photograph of Sue Lyon and Tennessee Williams on the set of the 1964 film)

Night of the Iguana (Original photograph of Sue Lyon 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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1964
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1964. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actress Sue Lyons and playwright Tennessee Williams sharing a script on the set of the 1964 film. Mimeo snipe to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on Williams' 1961 play. An alcoholic former priest finds himself caught between the… Read more
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Das Schweigen [The Silence]: Atlas Filmheft double issue 32, for the 1963 film (First Edition)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom (starring)

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1964
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First Edition
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Duisburg, Germany: Atlas Filmverleih, 1964. First Edition. First Edition of Atlas Filmheft double issue booklet number 32 on the 1963 film, text in German. Featuring 18 essays, an Ingmar Bergman filmography, and illustrated with black and white film still photographs throughout. The third entry in Ingmar Bergman's trilogy of faith and redemption, preceded by "Through A Glass Darkly"… 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, Joseph Schildkraut (starring)

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1927
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N.p.: N.p., 1927. Vintage program for the 1927 silent film. 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 of the Cross" (1932). 16 pages, saddle stitched,… Read more
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cover of The Robe (Original program for the 1953 film)

The Robe (Original program for the 1953 film)

by Henry Koster (director); Lloyd C. Douglas (novel); Gina Kaus, Albert Maltz, Philip Dunne (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature (starring)

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Published
1953
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953. Vintage program for the 1953 film. Based on the 1942 novel by Lloyd C. Douglas, about a Roman military tribune who commands the unit responsible for crucifying Jesus Christ. The first film released in the widescreen process CinemaScope, shot with Henri Chretien's original Hypergonar anamorphic lenses. 16 pages, saddle stitched,… Read more
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Samson and Delilah (Original photograph of Cecil B. DeMille on the set of the 1949 film)

by Cecil B. DeMille (director); Jesse Lasky Jr., Fredric M. Frank (screenwriters); Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury (starring)

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Published
1949
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1949. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Cecil B. DeMille adjusting a light on the set of the 1949 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso, along with a date stamp reading 1949 SEP 21 7:00. DeMille originally purchased the treatment in 1935 but wouldn't begin filming until a decade later. The resulting film… Read more
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cover of La bonzesse [The Priestess] (Collection of 19 original photographs from the 1974 French adult film)

La bonzesse [The Priestess] (Collection of 19 original photographs from the 1974 French adult film)

by Francois Jouffa (director); Jean-Pierre Gambert (screenwriter); Sylvie Matton, Bernard Verley, Olga Valery (starring)

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Published
1974
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Paris: Warner Brothers, 1974. Collection of 19 vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1974 French hardcore film, consisting of 17 black-and-white photographs and two oversize color photographs. Also included with the photographs are two gatherings of promotional reading material in French. A young college student leaves her school and family and seeks employment at a brothel, where… Read more
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cover of Contemplating Rocks (First Edition)

Contemplating Rocks (First Edition)

by Marcus Flacks

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Published
2012
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First Edition
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9780956992079
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London: Sylph Editions, 2012. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in illustrated boards with no dust jacket as issued. Housed in a Very Good plus slipcase. Slipcase with overall rubbing and partial sale label on verso.
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cover of Miss Sadie Thompson (Original screenplay for the 1953 film, actor Jose Ferrer's working copy)

Miss Sadie Thompson (Original screenplay for the 1953 film, actor Jose Ferrer's working copy)

by Rita Hayworth, Jose Ferrer (starring); Curtis Bernhardt (director); W. Somerset Maugham (story); Harry Kleiner (screenwriter); Aldo Ray, Russell Collins (starring)

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Published
1953
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1953. Third Revised Final Draft script for the 1953 film. Copy belonging to noted Puerto Rican actor Jose Ferrer, with his name in holograph ink annotation on the front wrapper, and his holograph ink and pencil annotations, noting additions and marking lines throughout the script. Based on W. Somerset Maugham's 1921 short… Read more
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cover of Goldstein (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1964 film)

Goldstein (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Philip Kaufman (director, screenwriter); Benjamin Manaster (director, screenwriter); Lou Gilbert, Ellen Madison, Tom Erhart, Ben Carruthers (starring)

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1964
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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Collection of seven vintage reference photographs from the 1964 independent film. Philip Kaufman's directorial debut, a humorous then-present-day retelling of the biblical story of Elijah, starring many local actors from the improvisational Chicago comedy troupe The Second City, as well as author Nelson Algren appearing as himself. Shot on location in Chicago. … Read more
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cover of Beyond and Back (Collection of five original photographs from the 1978 film)

Beyond and Back (Collection of five original photographs from the 1978 film)

by James L. Conway (director); Stephen Lord, Ralph Wilkerson (screenwriters); Brad Crandall, Vern Adix, Linda Bishop (starring)

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Published
1978
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Utah: Sunn Classic Pictures, 1978. Collection of five vintage studio still photographs from the 1978 film. With the stamp of a Canadian film distributor on the verso, and a stamp noting production No. 78-740 on the bottom right corner of the recto. A collection of interviews regarding (and dramatizations of) people's near-death experiences, focusing on visions of… Read more
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cover of Beyond and Back (Collection of four original color photographs from the 1978 film)

Beyond and Back (Collection of four original color photographs from the 1978 film)

by James L. Conway (director); Stephen Lord, Ralph Wilkerson (screenwriters); Brad Crandall, Vern Adix, Linda Bishop (starring)

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1978
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Utah: Sunn Classic Pictures, 1978. Collection of five vintage color studio still photographs from the 1978 documentary film. One with the stamp of a Canadian film distributor on the verso, and three with handwritten ink annotations noting production No. 78-740 on the bottom right corner of the recto. A collection of interviews regarding (and dramatizations of) people's near-death… Read more
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cover of The Sacrifice (Collection of four original photographs from the 1986 film)

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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