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Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (Original screenplay for the 1962 television film)

by Dickens, Charles (novel); Abe Levitow (director); Barbara Chain (screenwriter); Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano (starring)

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Published
1962
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Burbank, CA: United Productions of America, 1962. Revised Draft script for the 1962 animated television film, which originally aired on December 18 on NBC. With holograph pencil annotations throughout, both editorial and substantive in nature. A musical, animated version of Charles Dickens' classic 1843 Christmas story, featuring the diminutive, nearsighted Mr. Magoo as Ebenezer Scrooge. Set… Read more
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Leap of Faith (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Pearce, Richard (director); Janus Cercone (screenwriter); Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich, Liam Neeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman (starring)

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Published
1992
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$125.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Talent Agency, 1992. Revised Draft script for the 1992 film, here still noted as "Working Title" on the title page. Fraudulent Christian faith healer Jonas Nightengale (Steve Martin) makes a living swindling people as his revival meetings with the help of his friend and manager Jane (Debra Winger). When their truck breaks down… Read more
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The Runner Stumbles (Original script for the 1976 play)

by Stitt, Milan (playwright); Ausin Pendleton (director); Katina Commings, Nancy Donohue, Stephen Joyce (starring)

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Published
1976
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$850.00

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New York: Frissell and Macdonald Productions, 1976. Draft script for the 1976 play, which premiered on May 18, 1976 at the Little Theatre for a run of 396 performances, closing on October 30, 1978, copy number "#13" written in holograph marker on top right of title page. Inspired by the August 1907 murder of Sr. Mary Janina… Read more
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The Silence (Collection of thirteen original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1963 Swedish film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director, screenwriter); Harry Kampf (still photographer); Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindlom, Jorgen Lindstrom (starring)

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Published
1964
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$750.00

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New York: Janus Films, 1964. Collection of thirteen vintage studio still photographs from the US release of the 1963 Swedish film. Three with mimeo snipe and "R.R. Stuart Collection" stamp on the verso. The third entry in Ingmar Bergman's trilogy of faith and redemption, preceded by "Through A Glass Darkly" (1961) and "Winter Light"(1963). A stark… Read more
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The Flowering Peach (Collection of 14 original photographs from the 1954 play)

by Odets, Clifford (playwright, director); Gene Cook, Louis Melacon (photographers); Menasha Skulnik, Berta Gersten, Mario Alcalde (starring)

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Published
1954
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$1,750.00

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New York: The Producers Theatre, 1954. Collection of 14 vintage photographs from the 1954 play. Eleven with "The Flowering Peach" stamps, two with photographer "Gene Cook" stamps, and two with photographer "Louis Melacon" stamps on verso. Laid in is an announcement of the premiere and an invitation to the play, both on Broadway producer and publicist Barry Hyams letterhead,… Read more
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God's Favorite (Original script for the 1974 play)

by Simon, Neil (playwright), Michael Bennett (director), Vincent Gardenia, Maria Karnilova, Charles Nelson Reilly (starring)

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Published
1974
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$675.00

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New York: Wolsk and Azenberg, 1974. Third Revised script for the 1974 play which opened on December 11, 1974, at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, for a run of 119 performances, closing on March 23, 1975. "Copy 1" annotation on title page in holograph marker. Loosely based on the story of Job from the Old Testament, God-fearing tycoon Joe… Read more
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Whitsuntide (Original script for the 1972 play)

by LaBar, Tom (playwright), Russell Treyz (director), Michael Miller, Joyce Elliott, George DiCenzo (starring)

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Published
1969
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$350.00

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New York: NR Productions, 1969. Draft script for the 1972 play, which opened on March 26, 1972 at the Martinique Theater. Not listed in the Internet Broadway Database. Parishioners at St. Thomas's on-the-Green Episcopal Church in the cozy Connecticut town of Westwood suddenly erupt in a rash of glossolalia - speaking in tongues. Set in Westwood, Connecticut.… Read more
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The Source (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Michener, James (novel); Robert L. Joseph (screenplay)

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Published
1977
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. First Draft script for an unproduced film, separated into nine separate parts, likely for a television miniseries. Based on the 1965 historical novel by James Michener, a survey of the history of the Jewish people and the land of Israel. Screenwriter Robert L. Joseph was known for the 1953 film noir "The Hitch-Hiker" and… Read more
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Flowers in the Attic (Original screenplay for the 1987 film, inscribed by Kristy Swanson)

by Bloom, Jeffrey (director, screenwriter); Virginia C. Andrews (novel); Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Louise Fletcher, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams (starring)

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Published
1986
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$475.00

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Los Angeles: New World Pictures, 1986. Revised Third Draft script for the 1987 film. INSCRIBED by actor Kristy Swanson on the title page to an unknown crew member. Based on the 1979 Gothic novel by Virginia C. Andrews, about the incestuous plight of four unlucky siblings whose mother abandons them in the attic of her family's decaying ancestral… Read more
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Simon, King of the Witches [Simon] (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

by Kessler, Bruce (director); Robert Phippeny (screenwriter); Andrew Prine, George Paulsin, Brenda Scott, Gerald York (starring)

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Published
1970
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$875.00

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Los Angeles: Fanfare Films, 1970. Draft script for the 1971 film, here under the working title "Simon". With a holograph ink annotation noting the script as No. 24 along with the name of an unknown crew member to the front wrapper, and holograph pencil annotations to several pages, most regarding camera operation. One of the strangest films… Read more
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The Ramayana (Promotional materials for the 1972-1974 world tour of the play)

by Sharman, Gopal (playwright); Jalabaya Vaidya (starring); Gordon Hamilton Southam (director)

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Published
1974
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$85.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1974. Bound set of promotional materials for the 1974 Canadian production of the 1968 Indian play. The bound material includes reviews, and information about the play's early performance history, beginning in November 1970 at the Ashoka Chamber Theatre in New Delhi to performances between 1972-1974 in the Fiji Islands, Australia, and a 15-city tour of the United… Read more
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Lion's Pride (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Rossen, Steve (screenwriter)

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Published
1981
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Treatment script for an unproduced film. After the independence of India from England and the dividing of the nation into both modern India and Pakistan, a farmer and Sikh is working when a Muslim woman throws herself at his feet. Upon seeing the man who owns her, the farmer realizes he must purchase… Read more
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The Last Temptation of Christ (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Scorcese, Martin (director); Nikos Kazantzakis (novel) Paul Schrader (screenwriter); Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey (starring)

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Published
1983
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$1,750.00

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Culver City, CA: Chartoff-Winkler Productions, 1983. Early draft script for the original, never completed 1983 version of the film, which would eventually be rewritten, reshot, and released in 1988. Laid in typed letter signed attesting to the vintage and provenance of the script from David Ehrenstein, author of "The Scorsese Picture: The Art and Life of Martin Scorsese," describing… Read more
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Black Narcissus (Original post-production screenplay for the 1947 film)

by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger (directors, screenwriters); Rumer Godden (novel); Deborah Kerr, Kathleen Byron, David Farrar (starring)

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Published
1947
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$650.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1947. American Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1947 film. With holograph ink annotations throughout. US mimeograph duplication of the British post-production script (so noted on the title page), with the annotations mostly having to do with deleted scenes. An interesting document showing direct evidence of the edits made for American distribution of the… Read more
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The Night of Saint John (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Pissanos, Paul (screenwriter)

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N.p.: N.p.. Draft script for an unproduced film. Three pilgrims, traveling on St. John's Eve must work to preserve their faith and ward off the temptations of Satan. The feast of St. John often coincides with the June solstice. Set in the Middle East. Green titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Paul… Read more
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Nazarin (Original screenplay for the 1959 film, signed copy belonging to director Luis Bunuel)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Julio Alejandro (screenwriter); Benito Perez Galdos (novel); Rosenda Monteros, Marga Lopez, Ada Carrasco (starring)

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Published
1958
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$25,000.00

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Mexico: Producciones Barbachano Ponce, 1958. Draft script for the 1959 film. Presentation copy belonging to director Luis Bunuel, and SIGNED by Bunuel on the front wrapper. Also laid in is a program from the film's American premiere on May 18, 1960, also SIGNED by Bunuel. Blue ink holograph annotations in the same hand to the verso of the last… Read more
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At Eternity's Gate (First Edition)

by Erickson, Kathleen Powers

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Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802838568
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$175.00

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Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1998. First Edition. First Edition. A biography of Vincent Van Gogh, focusing on his religious upbringing and spiritual life, and how this informed his work. Corners and top edge with minor bumps, else Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed, with a shallow horizontal crease to… Read more
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Pascale Petit and Giani Esposito for "Towards Ecstasy" (Two original press photographs, circa 1960)

by Wheeler, Rene (director, screenwriter); Madeleine Alleins (novel), Maurice Clavel, Charles Spaak (screenwriters); Pascale Petit, Giani Esposito, Serge Sauvion, Monique Mélinand (starring)

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Published
1960
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Paris: N.p., 1960. Two original borderless single weight press photographs of starring actors Giani Espositio and Pascale Petit at a showing, presumably the premiere, of the 1960 French film. Their names in holograph pencil on the versos. Costar Nelly Borgeaud is also seen in one photo. Based on Alleins' novel "L'étrangère dans les portes" (1954). Catherine (Petit)… Read more
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Aquel Nino Llamado Jesus [That Boy Named Jesus] (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Ismael Rodriguez (screenwriter)

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Typescript for an unproduced film. Synopses in English are laid into the front wrapper for "That Boy Named Jesus", "Young Jesus", and "Don Quixote Goes West." Text in English. An imagining of the infancy, youth, and adolescence of Jesus Christ. Tan titled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Ismael Rodriguez. 98 leaves,… Read more
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Onyx (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Kilpatrick, Lincoln (screenwriter, story writer); J.S. Cardone (screenwriter); Bill Nolan (story writer)

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Published
1977
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for an unproduced film. With 19 pages of budget estimates laid in. A man returns to his small southern home town and finds that he is the heir to a Voodoo artifact, and the ancient spirit that possesses it. Had the script been picked up by a studio it would have been… Read more
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