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cover of Archive of photographs of Southern California Midget Auto Racing, circa 1937-1938

Archive of photographs of Southern California Midget Auto Racing, circa 1937-1938

by [Southern California auto racing] [Midget racing] [Rajo Jack]

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Published
1938
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N.p.: N.p., 1938. Archive of 63 vintage vernacular and professional photographs, along with newspaper and program clippings, relating to Southern California Midget Auto Racing, circa 1937-1938. Archive of photographs assembled by an unknown Southern California Midget Auto Racing enthusiast in a scrapbook, with annotations of the names of the drivers adjacent to the photographs. Featuring many of… Read more
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cover of Million Dollar Legs (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

Million Dollar Legs (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Betty Grable, Jackie Coogan (starring); Nick Grinde (director); Lewis R. Foster, Richard English (screenwriters)

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Published
1939
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$450.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1939. Draft script for the 1939 film. With a few holograph pencil annotations on the title page. An unpopular college student pushes for the establishment of a crew boat racing team in order to win back his ex-girlfriend by receiving a letter in a sport. White titled self wrappers, noted as production No. 1218,… Read more
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$450.00
cover of The Set-Up (Signed Limited Edition)

The Set-Up (Signed Limited Edition)

by Joseph Moncure March

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Published
1928
Edition
First Edition
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$425.00

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New York: Covici-Friede, 1928. First Edition. First Edition. One of 275 copies (this being No. 238) SIGNED and numbered by the author. An epic poem about an aging African American boxer and his last night in the ring, met with unexpected popularity on its release. The signed limited edition and first trade edition have become extremely scarce… Read more
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$425.00
cover of Round Up: The Stories of Ring Lardner (First Edition)

Round Up: The Stories of Ring Lardner (First Edition)

by Ring Lardner

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Published
1929
Edition
First Edition
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$1,875.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. First Edition, in the rare first issue dust jacket. A collection of stories, one of which is the basis for the key 1949 film noir "Champion," directed by Mark Robson and starring Kirk Douglas. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket with several neat cello tape… Read more
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cover of Knockout (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with letter from Joseph Breen)

Knockout (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with letter from Joseph Breen)

by William Clemens (director); M. Coates Webster (screenwriter); Arthur Kennedy, Olympe Bradna, Virginia Field, Anthony Quinn (starring)

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Published
1940
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$650.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1940. Final draft script for the 1941 film, copy belonging to director William Clemens, with the annotation of his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Profuse annotations in holograph pencil on the rectos of every page as well as many of the versos. Bound in, preceding the script, is an annotated… Read more
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cover of Running (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

Running (Original press kit for the 1979 film)

by Michael Douglas, Susan Anspach (starring); Steven Hilliard Stern (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1979
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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1979. Vintage press kit for the 1979 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing 11 black and white photographs, and 13 gatherings of promotional reading material. A marathon runner training to qualify in the Summer Olympics faces estrangement from his wife and struggles with unemployment due to his dedication to the sport. Folder,… Read more
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cover of The Rainbow Jacket [Newmarket Heath] (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

The Rainbow Jacket [Newmarket Heath] (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

by Basil Dearden (director); T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriter); Kay Walsh, Bill Owen (starring)

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Published
1953
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$425.00

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London: Ealing Studios, 1953. Second Draft script for the 1953 film, here under the working title "Newmarket Heath." A former champion jockey who was discovered accepting bribes and subsequently banned from jockeying decides to train a young man to become his racing successor. Set and shot on location in England. Tall tan titled wrappers, noted… Read more
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cover of Badger's Green (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

Badger's Green (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by John Irwin (director); William Fairchild (screenwriter); R.C. Sherriff (play); Barbara Murray, Brian Nissen, Garry Marsh (starring)

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Published
1948
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$550.00

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London: Highbury Studios, 1948. Shooting script for the 1949 film. Based on the 1930 play. Inhabitants of a sleepy British village rise up in protest when a large corporation announces a plan to build a large development on their cricket field. The matter is appropriately settled through a cricket match. Set in Britain. Green titled… Read more
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cover of Archive of 17 original photographs of Elley Bennett, an Australian Aboriginal boxing champion, 1940s-1960s

Archive of 17 original photographs of Elley Bennett, an Australian Aboriginal boxing champion, 1940s-1960s

by [Australia] [Boxing] Elley Bennett (subject)

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Published
1960
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$2,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Archiive of 17 vintage photographs of noted Australian Aboriginal bantam and featherweight boxing champion Elley Bennett. Some photographs with newspaper clippings and holograph ink annotations identifying subjects and locations affixed to the versos. The collection captures Bennett at the peak of his career, and includes several photographs of him in the ring, including photographs… Read more
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$2,500.00
cover of Drive, He Said (Two original photographs from the 1971 film)

Drive, He Said (Two original photographs from the 1971 film)

by Jack Nicholson (director, screenwriter); Jeremy Lamer (novel, screenwriter); William Tepper, Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Robert Towne (starring)

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Published
1971
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$225.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1971 film, both showing William Tepper in basketball garb, one in the locker room and one on the court. Based on screenwriter Jeremy Larner's 1964 novel. Jack Nicholson's directorial debut, a key film in the BBS Productions cycle of the early 1970s, following several college students… Read more
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$225.00
cover of The Great White Hope (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

The Great White Hope (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Martin Ritt (director); Howard Sackler (play, screenwriter); James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Chester Morris, Hal Holbrook (starring)

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Published
1969
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$850.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969. Final Draft script for the 1970 film. Laid in with the script is a production memo dated November 5, 1969, paper-clipped to two blue revision pages that correspond to the revision pages bound into the script. Based on Howard Sackler's 1968 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning… Read more
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$850.00
cover of The Horse with the Flying Tail (Original pressbook for the 1960 film)

The Horse with the Flying Tail (Original pressbook for the 1960 film)

by Larry Lansburgh (director); George Fenneman (starring)

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Published
1960
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$75.00

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Burbank, CA: Buena Vista / Walt Disney Productions, 1960. Vintage pressbook for the 1960 film. A documentary about the prizewinning palomino horse Nautical, which won the team gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary. Seven pages, saddle stitched, 11.5 x 15 inches. Very Good plus overall.… Read more
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cover of Original program for a 1925 Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute football game

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Baltimore: N.p., 1925. Vintage program for a Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (or what Baltimoreans would call a "City vs. Poly") football game, held at the Baltimore Stadium in 1925. Included with the program is a ticket for the 1943 City vs. Poly game, as well as a small illustrated postcard showing the Polytechnic Institute in north… Read more
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$325.00
cover of Born To Kill [Cockfighter] (Original pressbook for the 1974 film)

Born To Kill [Cockfighter] (Original pressbook for the 1974 film)

by Monte Hellman (director); Charles Willeford (novel, screenwriter); Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard B. Shull (starring)

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Published
1974
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$275.00

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Los Angeles: New World Pictures, 1974. Vintage pressbook for the 1974 film. Based on the 1962 novel by Charles Willeford, who also wrote the screenplay. A cockfighter becomes determined to win the Cockfighter of the Year award, sacrificing his relationships and money in pursuit of glory. One sheet, folded twice as issued. 11 x 17… Read more
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cover of Behind the Motion-Picture Screen (First Edition, inscribed to sportscaster J. Andrew White)

Behind the Motion-Picture Screen (First Edition, inscribed to sportscaster J. Andrew White)

by Austin C. Lescarboura

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Published
1919
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Scientific American Publishing Co, 1919. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication on the front endpaper: "To my good friend - / J. Andrew White / with my sincerest compliments / A.C. Lescarboura / Sept. 16, 1919." White was the founder and editor of "Wireless Age" magazine, gaining fame… Read more
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cover of Original flyer for a concert at the James Brown Motor Inn, Baltimore, 1970

Original flyer for a concert at the James Brown Motor Inn, Baltimore, 1970

by [African American]

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage flyer for a concert held at the James Brown Motor Inn in Baltimore, 1970. Billed as "A World Series Special Show," the concert would have been held on either Saturday, October 10, in conjunction with Game One of the 1970 World Series (which itself took place at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati), or Saturday, October 17,… Read more
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cover of Archive of working material belonging to Delta Associates founder Lynn Wineland, including advertising art, production materials, and ephemera relating to motorcycling

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Alhambra, CA: Delta Associates, 1976. Large archive of original art, sketchbooks, illustrations, and advertising production materials, and a collection of catalogs, brochures, booklets, flyers, and magazines, all relating to the Southern California off-road motorcycle scene (and motorcycles in general) from Lynn Wineland and his "Delta Associates" design and advertising firm. A voluminous collection featuring dozens of pieces of production… Read more
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cover of Drive, He Said (Complete set of eight original studio still photographs from the 1971 film)

Drive, He Said (Complete set of eight original studio still photographs from the 1971 film)

by Jack Nicholson (director, screenwriter); Jeremy Lamer (novel, screenwriter); William Tepper, Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Robert Towne (starring)

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Published
1971
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$85.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Complete set of eight studio still photographs from the 1971 film. Based on screenwriter Jeremy Larner's 1964 novel. Jack Nicholson's directorial debut, a key film in the BBS Productions cycle of the early 1970s, following several college students navigating Vietnam War protests, uncertain romantic relationships, and their own dubious futures after… Read more
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$85.00
cover of The Bobo (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1967 film)

The Bobo (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1967 film)

by Robert Parrish (director); Burt Cole (novel); David R. Schwartz (screenwriter); Peter Sellers, Britt Ekland, Rossano Brazzi, Adolfo Celi (starring)

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Published
1967
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$75.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1967. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1967 film. Five photos shown, please inquire to see the others. Based on Burt Cole's 1959 novel "Olimpia." An unsuccessful singing matador is offered a big break by a local theatre impresario, on the condition that he seduces Olimpia, a shrewd maneater.… Read more
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cover of The Games (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

The Games (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Michael Winner (director); Hugh Atkinson (novel); Erich Segal (screenwriter); Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp, Elaine Taylor (starring)

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Published
1968
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$475.00

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London: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968. Revised Draft script for the 1970 film. Copy belonging to crew member Bert Lea, with his name in holograph ink annotation to the title page. Playfully altered on the front wrapper with two images from the film. Based on the 1968 novel by Hugh Atkinson. The story of four marathon runners from different… Read more
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$475.00