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Mad Bull [Mad Dog] (Original screenplay for the 1977 television film)

by Walter Doniger (director); Len Steckler (director); Wayne Wellons, Stanley Mann (screenwriters); Alex Karras, Susan Anspach, Nicholas Colasanto (starring)

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Published
1977
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for the 1977 television film, which originally aired on December 21 on CBS, here under the working title "Mad Dog." With a single holograph pencil annotation to page 10. A jaded pro wrestler finds love with a beautiful woman while simultaneously attempting to escape the attentions of a homicidal stalker. Set… Read more
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Fists of Steel (Archive of original screenplay and production materials for the 1989 film)

by Jerry Schafer (director, screenwriter); Carlos Palomino, Henry Silva, Marianne Marks (starring)

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Published
1989
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$650.00

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Las Vegas: Sanford International Entertainment, Inc, 1989. Archive of Draft script and production materials for the 1989 film. The script, here under the working title "Fists of Steel Part 1," contains two annotations of page numbers in holograph ink. Included in the archive are two investment proposals, a seven page Cast Sheet, a two page Staff and Crew List,… Read more
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$650.00
image of Night and the City (Original photograph of Richard Widmark from the 1950 film noir)

Night and the City (Original photograph of Richard Widmark from the 1950 film noir)

by Jules Dassin (director); Gerald Kersh (novel); Jo Eisinger (screenwriter); Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Herbert Lom (starring)

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Published
1950
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$850.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Vintage oversize reference photograph from the 1950 film, showing actor Richard Widmark attentively watching a wrestling match. With the stamp of Twentieth Century-Fox on the verso. Loosely based on Gerald Kersh's 1938 crime novel, which follows the failures and infrequent successes of a second-rate con artist attempting to become a wrestling promoter.… Read more
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$850.00
image of Fear Strikes Out (Original photograph of Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore from the 1957 film)

Fear Strikes Out (Original photograph of Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore from the 1957 film)

by Robert Mulligan (director); Jimmy Piersall (subject); Bill Avery (photographer); Ted Berkman, Raphael Blau (screenwriters); Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden (starring)

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Published
1957
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$850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1957. Vintage oversize borderless double weight reference photograph from the 1957 film, showing actors Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore. With the stamps of photographer Bill Avery and editor Bud Fraker on the verso, along with the stamp of Photoplay and several holograph pencil and ink annotations regarding layout. A dramatization of the experiences of major… Read more
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$850.00
image of Original photograph of Bob Hope at a Dodgers benefit game, 1948

Original photograph of Bob Hope at a Dodgers benefit game, 1948

by Bob Hope (subject); Murray Garrett (photographer)

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Published
1948
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1948. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of actor and comedian Bob Hope about to score at a Dodgers benefit game, in 1948. With a newspaper clipping affixed to the verso, along with a date stamp reading SEP 5 1948 and the stamp of Graphic House Inc. crediting photographer Murray Garrett. Although Hope was a fanatical… Read more
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$1,500.00
image of Teaneck Tanzi: The Venus Flytrap (Original photograph from the 1983 play)

Teaneck Tanzi: The Venus Flytrap (Original photograph from the 1983 play)

by Deborah [Debbie] Harry, Andy Kaufman, Caitlin Clarke (starring); Claire Luckham (playwright)

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Published
1983
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$675.00

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New York: United Press International, 1983. Vintage reference photograph from the 1983 play, showing actress Debbie Harry pinning actor Andy Kaufman, with Caitlin Clarke calling the hold. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of United Press International. A woman wrestler faces off against her family members, her school psychiatrist, her best… Read more
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$675.00
image of The Great Race [Grande Corsa] (Original photograph from the 1965 film)

The Great Race [Grande Corsa] (Original photograph from the 1965 film)

by Blake Edwards (director, screenwriter); Arthur A. Ross (screenwriter); Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk (starring)

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Published
1965
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1965 film, showing actor Jack Lemmon in costume as Professor Fate, in turn in disguise as Crown Prince Fredrich Hapnick, covered in cake and pie. With the stamp of Globe Photos dated 14 April 1965, two Italian agency stamps, and a stamp noting No. 7053 on the verso. … Read more
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$300.00
image of The David Frost Show (Original transcript of David Frost's interviews of Muhammad Ali and Roosevelt Grier for the 1969 episode of the talk show)

The David Frost Show (Original transcript of David Frost's interviews of Muhammad Ali and Roosevelt Grier for the 1969 episode of the talk show)

by Ali, Muhammad, Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier (guests); David Frost (host)

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Published
1969
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$650.00

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N.p.: Group W Productions, 1969. Originial transcript of the David Frost interview with Muhammad Ali and Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier from Season 1, episode 8 of 1969-1972 television show, which aired on Group W (US Westinghouse Corporation) television stations on July 16, 1969. Single annotation in holograph red pencil on first page underlining "Cassius Clay" in title, which Ali is… Read more
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image of The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick [Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter] (Two original photographs from the 1972 German film)

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick [Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter] (Two original photographs from the 1972 German film)

by Wim Wenders (director, screenwriter); Peter Handke (novel, screenwriter); Arthur Brauss, Erika Pluhar, Kai Fischer (starring)

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Published
1972
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Two vintage borderless reference photographs from Wim Wenders' first film. With the stamp of MK2 distributor on the verso. Based on the 1970 novel by Peter Handke. A goalkeeper is sent home from a game for foul play, leaving the field and spending the night with a cinema cashier, whom he proceeds to murder.… Read more
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$350.00
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Flying Finish (First UK Edition)

by Dick Francis

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Published
1966
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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London: Michael Joseph, 1966. First Edition. First Edition, preceding the First American Edition published by Harper and Row the same year. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Faint foxing to the page edges and light offsetting to the front endpapers and half-title page. Jacket lightly rubbed, with faint toning to the spine panel… Read more
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image of Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

Original poster for the 1978 Daytona 500

by [Auto racing]

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Published
1977
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$300.00

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N.p.: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, 1977. Vintage poster for the 1978 Daytona 500, held on February 19, 1978 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster is cross promotion for the 1978 Daytona 500 and Winston Cigarettes. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Winston Cigarettes sponsored the NASCAR Cup Series from 1971 to 2003. The 1978 NASCAR Grand… Read more
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$300.00
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Break In (First UK Edition, Signed)

by Dick Francis

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Published
1985
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780718125974
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$35.00

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London: Michael Joseph, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket, with a touch of the inevitable toning to the page edges, and neat cello tape reinforcement along the top and bottom edge of the jacket verso. Bookplate of noted collector Rolland Comstock at the front… Read more
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Longshot (Signed First Edition)

by Dick Francis

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780399135811
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$30.00

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New York: Putnam, 1990. First American Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page.
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image of It Happened in Athens (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1962 film)

It Happened in Athens (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1962 film)

by Andrew Marton (director); Laszlo Vadnay (screenwriter); Jayne Mansfield, Trax Colton, Nico Minardos, Maria Xenia, Bob Mathias (starring)

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Published
1962
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$85.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962. Collection of seven vintage studio still photographs from the 1962 film. Six in black and white, and one hand tinted in color. In 1896, a young shepherd decides to head to Athens to compete in the Olympic Games, where he falls for a young woman who works as the personal assistant of a… Read more
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$85.00
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Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer (First Edition)

by J.W. Duffield

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Published
1914
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Racine, WI: Sully and Kleinteich, 1914. First Edition. First Edition. The second Bert Wilson novel. Very Good plus lacking the dust jacket. Contemporary owner name to the front flyleaf. Light foxing to the page edges and endpapers.
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image of Fat City (Collection of five original photographs from the set of the 1972 film)

Fat City (Collection of five original photographs from the set of the 1972 film)

by John Huston (director); Leonard Gardner (novel, screenwriter); Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark, Nicholas Colasanto (starring)

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Published
1972
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$450.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1972. Collection of five vintage borderless reference photographs taken on the set of the 1972 film. Three with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, and one with holograph pencil cropping annotations. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on the 1969 novel by Leonard Gardner. An… Read more
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$450.00
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Miami, FL: N.p., 1940. Archive of sales material and design documents for the James O. Tice Company, a custom mechanical scoreboard firm active in the 1940s in Florida. Included in the archive are 19 vintage black and white photographs (including 14 original photographs and 5 xerographically duplicated photographs), 2 manuscript design documents, 1 original blueprint and 1 xerographically duplicated… Read more
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$650.00
image of Below the Belt (Collection of three original photographs from the 1980 film)

Below the Belt (Collection of three original photographs from the 1980 film)

by Robert Fowler (director, screenwriter); Rosalyn Drexler (novel); Sherry Sonnet (screenwriter); Regina Baff, John C. Becher, James Gammon (starring)

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Published
1980
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$425.00

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N.p.: Aberdeen, 1980. Collection of three vintage black-and-white reference photographs from the 1980 film. Based on Rosalyn Drexler's 1972 novel "To Smithereens." A scrappy sports arena waitress is scouted by a wrestling promoter, who believes she has what it takes to become a champion. 10 x 8 inches. Near Fine, with faint wear to the corners. … Read more
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$425.00
image of Cornbread, Earl and Me (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1975 film)

Cornbread, Earl and Me (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1975 film)

by Joseph Manduke (director); Ronald Fair (novel); Leonard Lamensdorf (screenwriter); Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Laurence Fishburne, Madge Sinclair, Jamaal Wilkes (starring)

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Published
1975
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1975. Collection of eight vintage black and white studio still photographs from the 1975 film. With the stamp of Consolidated Theatre Services on the verso. Loosely based on Ronald Fair's 1966 novel "Hog Butcher." Two African American children are the key witnesses against the corrupt police officers who mistakenly murdered their… Read more
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Black Rodeo (Collection of eleven original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Jeff Kanew (director, screenwriter); Muhammad Ali, Woody Strode (starring)

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Published
1972
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$450.00

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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Collection of eleven vintage studio still photographs from the 1972 documentary film. A documentary capturing the first performance of an all-black rodeo in Harlem and the varied audience reactions to seeing African Americans participating in what was widely considered a white sport. Featuring appearances by Muhammad Ali, who rides a horse down… Read more
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$450.00