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The Exterminating Angel (Collection of nine original photographs from the 1962 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Angel Corona (still photographer); Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Jose Baviera, Augusto Benedico (starring)

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Published
1962
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N.p.: N.p., 1962. Collection of nine vintage studio still photographs from the 1962 film, four borderless, two with bottom border, and three with narrow borders. Bunuel's masterpiece, and the penultimate film from his Mexico period. An incisive, eerie, surrealist comedy about a group of bourgeois guests at a dinner party who realize they inexplicably… Read more
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Rhinoceros (Original program for the 1974 film)

by Ionesco, Eugene (play); Tom O'Horgan (director); Julian Barry (screenwriter); Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Karen Black (starring)

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Published
1974
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$300.00

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New York: Cinebill, 1974. Ten page vintage American Film Theatre/Cinebill program for the 1974 film. Program, illustrated throughout, includes an essay on Eugene Ionesco and "Rhinoceros" by Martin Esslin, excerpts of Ionesco's writings on theatre, an essay by director Tom O'Horgan, and a tribute to and interview with Zero Mostel. Based on the 1959 absurdist play by Ionesco,… Read more
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The Phantom Of Liberty [Le fantome de la liberte] (Original photograph from the set of the 1974 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Adriana Asti, Julien Bertheau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Adolfo Celi (starring)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Vintage borderless photograph of Luis Bunuel, Jean-Claude Brialy, and Monica Vitti on the set of the 1974 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. A nonlinear surrealist comedy that challenges bourgeois notions of morality. 9.5 x 7 inches. Near Fine. Criterion Collection 290. Rosenbaum 1000.
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The Discreet Charm of The Bourgeoisie (Original photograph from the 1972 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Bulle Ogier, Stephane Audran (starring)

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Published
1972
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$325.00

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Paris: Greenwich Film Productions, 1972. Vintage borderless photograph from the set of the 1977 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. Six bourgeois friends try to sit down to a meal together and are repeatedly interrupted by surreal dream-like happenings. 7 x 9.5 inches. Near Fine. Criterion Collection 102.… Read more
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The Phantom Of Liberty [Le fantome de la liberte] (Original photograph from the set of the 1974 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Adriana Asti, Julien Bertheau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Adolfo Celi (starring)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Vintage borderless photograph of Luis Bunuel, Julien Bertheau, and Michel Piccoli on the set of the 1974 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. A nonlinear surrealist comedy that challenges bourgeois notions of morality. 9.5 x 6.25 inches. Near Fine. Criterion Collection 290. Rosenbaum 1000.
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The Phantom Of Liberty [Le fantome de la liberte] (Original photograph from the set of the 1974 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Adriana Asti, Julien Bertheau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Adolfo Celi (starring)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Vintage borderless photograph of Luis Bunuel, Pierre Lary, Jean Rochefort, and Julien Bertheau on the set of the 1974 film. With holograph annotations on the verso. A non-linear surrealist comedy that challenges bourgeois notions of morality. 9.5 x 17.75 inches. Near Fine. Criterion Collection 290. Rosenbaum 1000.… Read more
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Belle de jour (Original photograph from the set of the 1967 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter); Joseph Kessel (novel); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Genevieve Page, Pierre Clementi (starring)

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Published
1967
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Paris: Robert et Raymond Hakim / Sud-Films Distribution, 1967. Vintage borderless photograph of Michel Piccoli, Catherine Deneuve, and Luis Bunuel on the set of the 1967 film. With holograph annotations and agency stamp on the verso. Buñuel's first color film, about a young housewife who begins working in a brothel while her husband is at work,… Read more
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The World of Salvador Dali (First Edition)

by Dali, Salvado; Robert Descharnes

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Published
1962
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New York: Atide / Crown, 1962. First American Edition, an English language translation of the original Swiss publication by Edita S.A. Lausanne. With over 150 black-and-white and full color illustrations throughout. Near Fine in a Very Good plus, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket spine and edges lightly toned, with light soil overall, and a touch of laminate lift… Read more
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Mystery Tour [Voyage surprise] (Collection of 6 original photographs from the 1947 film)

by Prevert, Pierre (director, screenwriter); Mireille and Jean Nohain (operetta); Jacques Prevert, Maurice Diamant-Berger, Claude Accursi (screenwriters); Maurice Baquet (starring)

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Published
1947
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France: Cooperative Generale du Cinema Francais / Productions Synops / Societe Nouvelle Pathe Cinema, 1947. Collection of six vintage oversize double weight photographs from the 1947 film. With the stamp of distributor Les Grands Films Classique on the verso and bottom margin of the recto, along with the name of the film in holograph ink. Based on… Read more
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Fever Mounts at El Pao [La fievre monte a El Pao] (Original photograph of Bunuel on the set of the 1959 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director); Gabriel Figueroa (cinematographer); Henri Castillou (novel); Georges Yves Massart (still photographer); Gerard Phillipe (starring)

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Published
1959
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Mexico: N.p., 1959. Vintage oversize borderless black-and-white press photograph of director Luis Bunuel and cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa behind the camera in Mexico during the making of the 1959 film (a French-Mexican co-production released during Bunuel's Mexican period). Mexican stamp of photographer Georges Yves Massart on the verso. Handwritten text on the verso reads (in Spanish): "One of… Read more
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Nazarin (Three original photographs from the set of the 1959 film)

by Buñuel, Luis (director); Gabriel Figueroa (cinematographer); Benito Perez Galdos (novel); Julio Alejandro (screenwriter); Francisco Rabal, Ignacio Lopez Tarso (starring)

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Published
1959
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Mexico: Producciones Barbachano Ponce, 1959. Three vintage photographs from the set of the 1959 film. All likely shot on the same day, and on a set in a rural location. Buñuel appears in each photo wearing a pith helmet, in the first with cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa, the second with lead actor Francisco Rabal, and the third eating lunch alone… Read more
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El Topo (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1970 film)

by Jodorowsky, Alejandro (director, screenwriter, composer, starring); Alfonso Arau, Brontis Jodorowsky (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: Douglas Films, 1970. Collection of eight vintage borderless photographs from the 1970 Mexican film. From the Tele Cine Documentation archive, originally known as the Collection Daniel Bouteiller, with their sticker to the verso of two stills. A bizarre surrealist Western film, "El Topo" is a mystical allegory for the world's religions, while also hitting all the… Read more
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Hit the Deck (Original scenario artwork from the 1955 film musical)

by Rowland, Roy (director); Charles K. Hagdon (scenario artist); Sonya Levien, William Ludwig, Herbert Fields (musical play); Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Piedgeon, Ann Miller, Jane Darwell (starring)

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Published
1955
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Original scenario artwork by Charles K. Hagedon for the 1955 film musical. A bizarre image, showing a sailor with his gall, entering a cave that has bats, skeletons, a raven in the shadows, and in the distance a window outside of which appears a Dali-esque landscape. Signed by Hagedon at the bottom right… Read more
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The Exterminating Angel (Collection of 5 original photographs from the 1962 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Collection of 5 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1962 film. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request.
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L'Age d'Or (Collection of 7 original photographs from the 1978 Spanish release of the 1930 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director); Salvidor Dali (screenwriter)

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Published
1978
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Madrid: Alenda Distribucion / Jose Esteban, 1978. Collection of 7 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1978 Spanish release (and first release in Spain) of the 1930 film. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
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The Phantom of Liberty [Le fantome de la liberte] (Collection of 6 original photographs from the 1974 film)

by Bunuel, Luis (director); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter)

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. Collection of 6 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1974 film. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request.
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Magnificent Obsession (Original UK program for the 1954 film)

by Sirk, Douglas (director, producer); Robert Blees (screenwriter); Lloyd Douglas (novel); Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman (starring)

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Published
1935
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1935. Original British film program for the seminal 1954 film. Photo-illustrated throughout. A program that reflects the completely surreal aura of what many consider to be Sirk's masterpiece of technicolor melodramatic fantasy. Self wrappers, 8 pages not inclusive of wrapper. Near Fine, with some rubbing at the fore-edge of the… Read more
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Belle de jour (Original photograph of Catherine Deneuve and Luis Bunuel from the set of the 1967 film)

by Buñuel, Luis (director); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Raymond Voinquel (still photographer); Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Genevieve Page, Jean Sorel (starring)

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Published
1967
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Paris: Robert et Raymond Hakim / Sud-Films Distribution, 1967. Vintage black-and-white borderless still photograph of Catherine Deneuve and director Luis Bunuel on the set of the 1967 film. With the French producer's stamp on the verso ("Robert et Raymond Hakim"), and a printed list of credits in French. Buñuel's first color film, about a young housewife who… Read more
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The Milky Way (Original photograph from the set of the 1969 film)

by Buñuel, Luis (director); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Paul Frankeur, Laurent Terzieff, Alain Cuny, Edit Scob (starring)

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Published
1967
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Paris: Robert et Raymond Hakim / Sud-Films Distribution, 1967. Vintage black-and-white borderless press photograph of director Luis Bunuel with cinematographer Christian Matras and the cast on the set of the 1967 film. With a European press agency stamp on the verso ("Photo exclusive / EUROPANEWS"), a date stamp of April 8, 1969, and a few other annotations. … Read more
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Christmas card titled "Moor," made by Kurt Seligmann, inscribed to Amos Vogel in 1959

by [Vogel, Amos] Seligmann, Kurt (artist)

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Published
1959
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N.p.: N.p., 1959. Hand tinted woodcut by Kurt Seligmann in 1959 as a Christmas card, titled "Moor," SIGNED and dated in pencil by Seligmann just below the image, and further INSCRIBED to Amos Vogel: "We loved your card - with Jean Durand! / Season's greetings / Arlette and Kurt." Kurt Leopold Seligmann (1900-1962) was a Swiss-American surrealist painter… Read more
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