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A Toute Epreuve

by Paul Eluard (text); Joan Miro (art); Anne Hyde Greet (introduction, essay)

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1984
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9780807611029
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New York: George Braziller, 1984. First printing of this edition. Originally published as a limited edition by Gerald Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland in 1958. Two volumes, an introductory booklet with an essay by Anne Hyde Greet and a meticulous facsimile of copy 75/130 of the original 1958 limited edition. Fine and unread with heavy card wrappers in a Fine… Read more
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L'Affaire est dans le sac [It's in the Bag] (Collection of six original photographs from the 1932 French film)

by Jacques Prevert (screenwriter); Pierre Prevert (director); Etienne Decroux, Jean-Paul Le Chanois, Julien Carette, Philippe Richard (starring)

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Published
1932
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Joinville-le-Pont, France: Pathe-Natan, 1932. Collection of six vintage oversize matte-finish double weight reference photographs from the 1932 French comedy film. With the label of Les Grands Films Classiques on the verso. A milliner and his salesman plan to kidnap a millionaire, but accidentally kidnap the millionaire's bored young son, who is thrilled to be part of an adventure.… Read more
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Original photograph of Max Ernst, 1964

by Max Ernst (subject)

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Published
1964
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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Vintage borderless photograph of German surrealist artist Max Ernst at a surrealist art exhibition at the Gallery Charpentier in Paris, 1964. With two printed mimeo snipes on the verso, along with an agency stamp. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those… Read more
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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Tom Robbins (novel); Stephen Geller (screenwriter)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: The Clockworks Company, 1978. First Draft script for an unproduced film, circa 1978, by screenwriter Stephen Geller, who had previously adapted Kurt Vonnegut's 1969 novel "Slaughterhouse-Five" for George Roy Hill's acclaimed 1972 film. From the estate of actress Monique van Vooren. Based on 1976 novel by Tom Robbins. The history behind Geller's ambitious and massive (182… Read more
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W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (Original photograph from the 1971 film)

by Dusan Makavejev (director, screenwriter); Milena Dravic, Ivica Vidovic, Jagoda Kaloper (starring)

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Published
1971
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London: Connoisseur Films, 1971. Vintage reference photograph of director Dusan Makavejev and actress Milena Dravic on the set of the 1971 film. With a printed label specific to the film's UK release affixed to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Noted Yugoslav filmmaker Makavejev's fourth film, a surreal political satire banned… Read more
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Belle de jour (Original photograph from the 1967 film)

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

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Published
1967
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Paris: Robert et Raymond Hakim, 1967. Vintage reference photograph of Catherine Deneuve and Genevieve Page from the 1967 film. "Property of The New York Public Library," and "DUPL NYPL" stamps on verso. Bunuel's first color film, about a bored and directionless young housewife who begins working in a brothel while her husband is at work, with tragic consequences… Read more
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Parking (Original photograph from the 1985 film)

by Jacques Demy (director, screenwriter); Sylvain Legrand (photographer); Francis Huster, Laurent Malet, Jean Marais (starring)

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Published
1985
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Paris: France 3 Cinema, 1985. Vintage matte reference photograph of Marie-France Pisier, Francis Huster, and Jean Marais from the 1985 film. Provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome" on verso. Jacques Demy's homage to, and an update on, Jean Cocteau's 1950 masterwork "Orpheus." A quintessentially 1980s Rock Opera musical with Orpheus as a French pop star,… Read more
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Futz (Collection of four original photographs from the 1969 film)

by Tom O'Horgan (director); Joseph Stefano (screenwriter); Rochelle Owens (play); Seth Allen, John Bakos, Mari-Claire Cherba (starring)

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Published
1969
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London: New Cinema Presentations, 1969. Collection of four vintage reference photographs from the 1969 film. With the label of New Cinema Presentations on the verso. Based on Rochelle Owens' 1967 play, wherein a farmer's sexual relationship with his pet pig sets off an erotic, increasingly unhinged chain of events among the local hicks in his small town. … Read more
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That Obscure Object of Desire [Cet Obscur Objet du Desir] (Original photograph of Luis Bunuel, Fernando Rey, and Angela Molina from the set of the 1977 film)

by Luis Bunuel (director, screenwriter); Pierre Louys (novel); Jean Distinghin (photographer); Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter); Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Angela Molina (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Luis Bunuel discussing a scene with Fernando Rey and Angela Molina on the set of the 1977 film. Based on the 1898 novel "Le femme et le patin" ("The Woman and the Puppet") by Pierre Louys. The tempestuous relationship between a wealthy, middle aged Frenchman and a poor,… Read more
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Land Without Bread [Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan] (Collection of three original photographs from the 1934 French release of the 1933 short film)

by Luis Bunuel (director, screenwriter); Rafael Sanchez Ventura, Pierre Unik (screenwriters)

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Published
1934
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Paris: Films sans Frontieres, 1934. Collection of three vintage reference photographs from the 1934 French release of the 1933 Spanish short film. With mimeo snipes on the verso, along with holograph ink annotations numbering the photographs. A short pseudo-documentary focusing on the inhabitants of Las Hurdes, a mountainous region near La Alberca, Spain, with an exaggerated depiction of… Read more
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The Exterminating Angel (Original screenplay for the 1962 film, annotated throughout by Bunuel)

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

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Published
1962
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N.p.: N.p., 1962. Draft script for the 1962 film. With director Luis Bunuel's holograph pencil and ink annotations throughout noting changes and additions to dialogue, and the name of Russian-American director Victor Stoloff in holograph ink to the front of the folder housing the script. Stoloff was associated with Bunuel during Bunuel's brief sojourn in America, and is interviewed… 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 Luis Bunuel (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 Luis Bunuel (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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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. Schrader 33.
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The Phantom Of Liberty [Le fantome de la liberte] (Original photograph from the set of the 1974 film)

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

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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.
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Belle de jour (Original photograph from the set of the 1967 film)

by Luis Bunuel (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, with… Read more
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The World of Salvador Dali (First Edition)

by Salvado; Dali 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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Fever Mounts at El Pao [La fievre monte a El Pao] (Original photograph of Bunuel on the set of the 1959 film)

by Luis Bunuel (director); Gabriel Figueroa (cinematographer); Henri Castillou (novel); Georges Yves Massart (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 Luis Buñuel (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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Hit the Deck (Original scenario artwork from the 1955 film musical)

by Roy Rowland (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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