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cover of The Innocents (Original screenplay for the 1961 film)

The Innocents (Original screenplay for the 1961 film)

by Jack Clayton (director); Truman Capote (screenwriter); Henry James (story writer); Daphne Oram (composer); Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Michael Redgrave (starring)

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1961
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961. Draft script for the 1961 film. Copy belonging to an unknown crew member, with their holograph ink and pencil annotations on pages 95 and 109. Adapted by Truman Capote from William Archibald's 1950 stage adaptation of the 1961 Henry James short story "The Turn of the Screw." One of the most successful… Read more
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cover of Quebecois! (Kay-bec-qua!) (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Quebecois! (Kay-bec-qua!) (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Paul Schrader (screenwriter)

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Published
1973
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Los Angeles: ICM [International Creative Management], 1973. Draft Agency script for an unproduced film, written by Paul Schrader. Undated, but according to the 1979 James Monaco book "American Film Now: The People, the Power, the Money, the Movies," written by Schrader in 1973. Schrader wrote the script to Martin Scorsese's acclaimed 1976 film, "Taxi Driver" in fifteen… Read more
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cover of Ferry Command (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Ferry Command (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by George Bruce (screenwriter)

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Published
1942
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N.p.: N.p., 1942. Draft script for an unproduced film, 1942. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, with his name in gilt on the front board. With occasional typed and holograph annotations, mostly corrections to the text or numbering. During Word War II, the RAF Ferry Command operated in secret to transport aircraft manufactured in the United… Read more
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cover of Jason of the Jungle (Original screenplay for an unproduced television pilot)

Jason of the Jungle (Original screenplay for an unproduced television pilot)

by Larry Cohen (screenwriter)

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Published
1960
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Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1960. First Draft script for an unproduced television pilot. Signed on the title page by screenwriter Larry Cohen. A crime series loosely based on "Tarzan," about a semi-feral, highly agile man who captures criminals in the Amazon Rainforest. An unproduced venture by screenwriter Larry Cohen, best known for his… Read more
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cover of Kitty Foyle (Original screenplay for the 1940 film)

Kitty Foyle (Original screenplay for the 1940 film)

by Ginger Rogers (starring); Sam Wood (director); Christopher Morley (novel); Dalton Trumbo, Donald Ogden Stewart (screenwriters); Dennis Morgan, James Craig (starring)

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1940
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1940. Estimating script for the 1940 film. Based on the 1939 novel by Christopher Morley, about a scrappy young woman who falls in love with the handsome scion of an old Philadelphia family, but faces the disapproval of his parents, leading to the dissolution of their relationship. A breakthrough role for… Read more
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cover of The Defenders: The Noose (Original screenplay for the 1963 television episode)

The Defenders: The Noose (Original screenplay for the 1963 television episode)

by Larry Cohen (screenwriter); Stuart Rosenberg (director); E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Larry Hagman, Milton Selzer (starring)

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Published
1963
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New York: Filmways, 1963. Draft script for the 1963 television episode, which originally aired on April 27, 1963, on CBS. Signed on the title page by screenwriter Larry Cohen. The series, which ran from 1961-1965, followed the legal adventures of a father-son defense attorney team. In this installment, the duo arrive in a small southern town to… Read more
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cover of The Defenders: May Day! May Day! [Fade Away] (Original screenplay for the 1964 television episode)

The Defenders: May Day! May Day! [Fade Away] (Original screenplay for the 1964 television episode)

by Larry Cohen (screenwriter); Stuart Rosenberg (director); E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Skip Homeier, Tim O'Connor (starring)

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Published
1964
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New York: Filmways, 1964. Draft script for the 1964 television episode, seen here under the working title "Fade Away," which originally aired on April 18, 1964, on CBS. Signed on the title page by screenwriter Larry Cohen, below an annotation noting the episode name. The series, which ran from 1961-1965, followed the legal adventures of a father-son… Read more
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cover of Archive of typescript draft materials for four unproduced television series: Play Ball, The Adventures of the Dude, The Producer, Cannonball

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Archive of loose typescript materials for four unproduced television series. Two pages signed by screenwriter Larry Cohen, and many pages with holograph ink and pencil annotations by him, noting editorial and substantive revisions. Included in the collection are treatment drafts and draft script pages for four television series: one show called "Play Ball," a… Read more
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cover of The Defenders: The Captive (Original screenplay for the 1963 television episode)

The Defenders: The Captive (Original screenplay for the 1963 television episode)

by Larry Cohen (screenwriter); Charles S. Durbin (director); E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, Andrew Duggan, Dana Elcar (starring)

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Published
1963
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New York: Filmways, 1963. Draft script for the 1963 television episode, which originally aired on October 12, 1963, on CBS. Signed on the title page by screenwriter Larry Cohen. The series, which ran from 1961-1965, followed the legal adventures of a father-son defense attorney team. In this installment, the duo become involved in an international espionage case.… Read more
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cover of The Doctors and the Nurses: The Gift [The Nurses] (Original screenplay for the 1963 television episode)

The Doctors and the Nurses: The Gift [The Nurses] (Original screenplay for the 1963 television episode)

by Larry Cohen (screenwriter); Alex March (director); Shirl Conway, Zina Bethune, Edward Asner, Robert Gerringer (starring)

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Published
1963
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New York: Plautus Productions, 1963. Revised Draft script for the 1963 television episode, which originally aired on October 17, 1963, on CBS. Holograph ink annotations by screenwriter Larry Cohen to the first 19 pages, noting substantive revisions, and Cohen's playful annotation to the title page, crossing through "The Nurses" and writing "Florence Nightmare" (possibly a working title) over the… Read more
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cover of Kraft [Mystery] Theatre: Night Cry (Archive of material for the 1958 television episode)

Kraft [Mystery] Theatre: Night Cry (Archive of material for the 1958 television episode)

by Peter Falk, Jack Klugman (starring); Larry Cohen (screenwriter); William L. Stuart (novel); Michael Dreyfuss (director)

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Published
1958
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Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1958. Archive of material for the 1958 television episode, which originally aired on August 13, 1958, on NBC, including one Revised First Draft script, a ten-page typescript treatment, and approximately 70 unnumbered typescript draft leaves. Revised First Draft script, treatment script, and one draft page signed by screenwriter Larry Cohen, with Cohen's holograph… Read more
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cover of Chinatown (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

Chinatown (Original screenplay for the 1974 film)

by Roman Polanski (director); Robert Towne (screenwriter); Robert Evans (producer); Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway (starring)

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Published
1973
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Third Draft script for the 1974 film. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Screenplay. Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present, dated October 9, 1973, noted as THIRD DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter Towne, producer Evans, and director Polanski. 147 leaves, mimeograph, last page numbered 145. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two… Read more
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cover of Hatchett (Original screenplay for an unproduced television pilot)

Hatchett (Original screenplay for an unproduced television pilot)

by Larry Cohen (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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Los Angeles: Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], 1970. Draft script for an unproduced television pilot. A policeman is linked to a string of homicides in New York, causing consternation among the other squad members and pressure on the department from local politicians. An unproduced venture by screenwriter Larry Cohen, best known for his blaxploitation films "Bone" (1972),… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of screenwriter Frances Goodrich, circa 1935

Original photograph of screenwriter Frances Goodrich, circa 1935

by Frances Goodrich (subject); Clarence Sinclair Bull (photographer)

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Published
1935
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1935. Vintage portrait photograph of noted screenwriter Frances Goodrich, circa 1935. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of photographer Clarence Sinclair Bull. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Alongside her creative partner and husband Albert Hackett, Goodrich was responsible for many… Read more
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cover of Five Came Back (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

Five Came Back (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Dalton Trumbo Jerry Cady (screenwriters); John Farrow (director); Jerry Cady (screenwriter); Chester Morris, Lucille Ball (starring)

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Published
1939
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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1939. Estimating script for the 1939 film. In his 1970 biography of Nathanael West, Jay Martin notes: "On June 6, 1938, [West] was hired for his 'established' salary of $350 a week by RKO Pictures-the first of five major studios to employ him-to make a screenplay from an original story by Richard… Read more
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cover of American Buffalo (Original screenplay for the 1977 play, profusely annotated)

American Buffalo (Original screenplay for the 1977 play, profusely annotated)

by Ulu Grosbard (director); David Mamet (playwright); Robert Duvall, Kenneth McMillan, John Savage (starring)

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Published
1976
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New York: Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1976. Draft script for the 1977 Broadway play, dated 1976, which premiered at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on February 6, 1977, then moved to the Belasco Theatre on April 12, 1977 and closed on June 11, 1977, for a total of 122 performances. Copy belonging to actor Jim Staskel, who was a stand-in for… Read more
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cover of The Candidate (Collection of seven original color photographs from the 1972 film)

The Candidate (Collection of seven original color photographs from the 1972 film)

by Michael Ritchie (director); Jeremy Larner (screenwriter); Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas (starring)

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1972
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1972. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs from the 1972 film. The idealistic son of a former California governor is persuaded to run for the US Senate. In the face of almost certain failure, he decides to try to bring controversial, leftist views into public view, and campaign against the corrupt political… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Virginia Van Upp, circa 1946

Original photograph of Virginia Van Upp, circa 1946

by Virginia Van Upp (subject)

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Published
1946
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1946. Vintage photograph of producer and screenwriter Virginia Van Upp, circa 1946. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of National Film Archives. Van Upp began her career in Hollywood as a script reader and editor, gradually working her way up to become a screenwriter, agent,… Read more
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cover of Truman Capote and Anita Loos at the El Morocco Club, NYC, July 11, 1956

Truman Capote and Anita Loos at the El Morocco Club, NYC, July 11, 1956

by Capote, Truman, Anita Loos (subject)

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Published
1990
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N.p.: N.p., 1990. Photograph of Truman Capote and Anita Loos at the El Morocco Club, New York City, July 11, 1956, struck circa 1990s. "PPCM," "Corbis-Bettmann" labels, and a third obscured label on the verso. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
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cover of Victory (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Victory (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Joseph Conrad (novel); Jeremy Larner (screenplay)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Second Draft script for an unproduced film, with single holograph annotation at bottom of title page. Written by author, poet, journalist, and speechwriter Jeremy Larner, who won the 1972 Academy Award for Best Screenplay for Michael Ritchie's "The Candidate" starring Robert Redford and Peter Boyle. Larner also co-wrote with Jack Nicholson the 1971 Nicholson film… Read more
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