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The Rite [Il Rito] (Original photograph from the 1969 television film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter, starring); Ingrid Thulin, Anders Ek, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Erik Hell (starring)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage reference photograph from the 1969 Swedish television film, showing actor Anders Ek in a menacing demonic mask. With a printed mimeo snipe specific to the film's UK release affixed to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A theatrical troupe is called before the Swedish courts due to their obscene performance material… Read more
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image of Summer with Monika (Collection of three original photographs from the 1953 Swedish film)

Summer with Monika (Collection of three original photographs from the 1953 Swedish film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Per Anders Fogelstrom (book); Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, John Harryson (starring)

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Published
1953
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$375.00

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London: Mondial Films, 1953. Collection of three vintage reference photographs from the 1953 film. With printed mimeo snipes specific to the film's UK release affixed to the verso. Based on Per Anders Fogelstrom's 1951 novel. Two young lovers from Stockholm steal a boat and run away together, but are forced to return home as the summer ends. The first… Read more
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image of Secrets of Women [Kvinnors vantan] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1952 Swedish film)

Secrets of Women [Kvinnors vantan] (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1952 Swedish film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Anita Bjork, Eva Dahlbeck, Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten (starring)

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Published
1952
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1952. Collection of eight vintage reference photographs, seven borderless, from the 1952 Swedish film. Three with mimeo snipes on the verso, and all with holograph ink and pencil annotations as well as the stamp of Svensk Filmindustri. While vacationing at a summer home, four sisters-in-law tell each other stories from their respective marriages, ranging from illicit affairs… Read more
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image of I Am Curious (Yellow) [Jag ar nyfiken-en film i gult] (Original English-language screenplay for the 1967 Swedish film)

I Am Curious (Yellow) [Jag ar nyfiken-en film i gult] (Original English-language screenplay for the 1967 Swedish film)

by Vilgot Sjoman (director, screenwriter, starring); Martin Minow, Jenny Bohman (translation); Lena Nyman, Borje Ahlstedt (starring)

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Published
1967
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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Draft script for the 1967 Swedish film, translated into English, photocopied for internal distribution. With copied holograph annotations to virtually every page. Vilgot Sjoman's controversial erotic drama, utilizing both dramatic and documentary filmmaking techniques, starring Sjoman's lover at the time, actress Lena Nyman, as a young theater student examining the social and political mores of 1960s… Read more
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image of Summer with Monika [Summaren med Monika] (Original photograph of Harriet Andersson from the 1953 film)

Summer with Monika [Summaren med Monika] (Original photograph of Harriet Andersson from the 1953 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director); Per Anders Fogelstrom (novel, screenwriter); Louis Huch (still photographer); Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, John Harryson (starring)

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Published
1953
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1953. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Harriet Andersson from the 1983 film. Printed Swedish Svensk Filmindustri snipe, featuring full cast and crew credits, affixed and folded, "Svensk Filmindustri" stamp, and small barcode label, all on verso. Based on the 1951 Swedish novel "Sommaren med Monika" by Per Anders Fogelstrom. Conceived as a vehicle for Andersson by Ingmar… Read more
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Persona [Kinematografi] (Original Swedish screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Final Draft script for the legendary 1966 film, under the original Swedish title "Kinematografi." In Swedish. "Persona" was in 2020 called "the greatest film ever made" by filmmaker and essayist Paul Schrader, a distinction he has considered probably as thoroughly as any cinema thinker of his generation. Schrader went on to note the ." . . [the… Read more
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The Touch (Original treatment script for the 1971 film, with annotations by translator Alan Blair)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Elliott Gould, Bibi Andersson, Max von Sydow, Sheila Reid (starring)

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Published
1971
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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Draft script for the 1971 film. With what we assume to be translator Alan Blair's handwritten ink annotations throughout the script, mostly in English but occasionally in Swedish, noting many substantive revisions and deletions. Text in English. Bergman's first English language film, shot in England and Sweden, and his first film to involve a major American… Read more
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The Silence (Collection of eight original contact print photographs from the 1963 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom (starring)

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Published
1963
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London: Gala Film Distributors, 1963. Collection of eight vintage series contact print photographs from the 1963 film. Three images per print, amounting to 24 complete images. Two estranged sisters, Ester and Anna, and Anna's 10-year-old son travel to an unnamed Central European country on the verge of war. Ester becomes seriously ill and the three of them move into a… Read more
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Cries and Whispers [Viskningar och rop] (Collection of three original photographs taken on the set of the 1972 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin, Liv Ullmann (starring)

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Published
1972
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Stockholm: Cinematograph AB, 1972. Collection of three vintage borderless black-and-white photographs taken on the set of the 1972 film, two showing director Ingmar Bergman, and the other showing Bergman with actresses Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, and Ingrid Thulin. With holograph pencil and ink annotations to the verso. Bergman's self-titled portrait to his mother, with each of the women characters of… Read more
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Four Stories by Ingmar Bergman: The Touch, Cries And Whispers, The Hour Of The Wolf, and The Passion Of Anna (Inscribed First Edition)

by Ingmar; Bergman Alan Blair (translator)

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Published
1976
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First Edition
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New York: Anchor Press / Doubleday, 1976. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED in Swedish by director and author Ingmar Bergman on the front endpaper, and rare thus. Remainder spray to bottom page edges, else Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Lightly soiled boards and endpapers. Jacket is soiled at the verso, otherwise with light wear at the spine… Read more
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image of The Silence (Collection of thirteen original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1963 Swedish film)

The Silence (Collection of thirteen original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1963 Swedish film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Harry Kampf (still photographer); Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindlom, Jorgen Lindstrom (starring)

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Published
1964
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New York: Janus Films, 1964. Collection of thirteen vintage studio still photographs from the US release of the 1963 Swedish film. Three with mimeo snipe and "R.R. Stuart Collection" stamp on the verso. The third entry in Ingmar Bergman's trilogy of faith and redemption, preceded by "Through A Glass Darkly" (1961) and "Winter Light"(1963). A stark and enigmatic allegory fueled… Read more
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image of I Am Curious (Yellow) (Collection of six original photographs from the 1969 US release of the 1967 Swedish film)

I Am Curious (Yellow) (Collection of six original photographs from the 1969 US release of the 1967 Swedish film)

by Vilgot Sjoman (director, screenwriter, starring); Lena Nyman, Borje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren (starring)

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Published
1969
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New York: Grove Press, 1969. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the 1969 US release of the 1967 Swedish film. Vilgot Sjoman's controversial erotic drama, utilizing both dramatic and documentary filmmaking techniques, stars Sjoman's then lover, actress Lena Nyman, as a young theater student examining the social and political mores of 1960s Sweden, and her own sexuality.… Read more
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Original photograph of Ingmar Bergman (Circa 1960)

by Ingmar Bergman (subject)

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Published
1960
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New York: Janus Films, 1960. Vintage photograph of Ingmar Bergman, circa 1960. Stamp reading "Acquired 1972 from The W. Ward Marsh Archives by Marty Davis" on the verso. Bergman began in theater, quickly navigating to screenwriting, then directing, becoming one of the most prolific and influential filmmakers of the twentieth century. He directed over 60 films and documentaries for… Read more
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Ingmar Bergman's Face to Face (Original promotional book for the 1975 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, screenwriter); Arne Carlsson (photographer); Ernie Anderson (publicist); Dino De Laurentiis (producer)

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Published
1975
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First Edition
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N.p.: N.p., 1975. First Edition. First Edition publicity manual, reminiscent in content to a press kit, but with far more detail. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis to advertise legendary Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and his Oscar-nominated psychological drama "Face to Face" (1976). Profusely photo-illustrated with over 60 black and white images, including film stills and on the set photography… Read more
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image of Chelovek s Drugoy Storony [The Man From the Other Side] (Original treatment script for the 1972 film)

Chelovek s Drugoy Storony [The Man From the Other Side] (Original treatment script for the 1972 film)

by Yuri Yegorov (director, screenwriter); Emil Braginskiy, Vladimir Semichev, Volodja Semitjov, Vasiliy Solovyov (screenwriters); Alan Blair (translator); Bibi Andersson, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Patrick Wymark, Igor Yasulovich (starring)

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Published
1969
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Moscow: Gorky Film Studio, 1969. Treatment script for the 1972 film. A collaboration between Moscow's Gorky Studio and Stockholm's Omega Film. An English translation, produced for consideration by English-speaking parties involved in production. After the October Revolution of 1917, a Russian engineer is assigned to purchase locomotives from Sweden. He is to purchase them with gold claimed by opponents of… Read more
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image of Night Games [Longing] (Original photograph from the set of the 1966 film)

Night Games [Longing] (Original photograph from the set of the 1966 film)

by Mai Zetterling (director, screenwriter); David Hughes (screenwriter); Ingrid Thulin, Keve Hjelm, Jorgen lindstrom, Lena Brundin (starring)

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Published
1966
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Sweden: Sandrews, 1966. Vintage borderless photograph of Ingrid Thulin and Mai Zetterling on the set of the 1966 film. Mimeo snipe and press agency stamps on the verso. Jan and his fiance return to his childhood home, a 14th Century castle where he is haunted by vivid flashbacks of a difficult childhood, the neglect of his parents, and a… Read more
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City of My Dreams (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Per Anders Fogelstrom (author); Ingvar Skogsberg (screenwriter); Alan Blair (translator)

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Published
1975
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri [SF], 1975. Draft script for an unproduced film. An unproduced English-language version of "Mina Drommars Stad" or "City of My Dreams," a 1976 Swedish film written and directed by Ingvar Skogsberg, based upon a novel by Per Anders Fogelstrom. Young Henning and his three friends struggle to survive with their freedom intact in 19th century Stockholm.… Read more
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N.p.: N.p.. Draft script for an unproduced film. A twisted vision of the beginnings of a post-apocalyptic world, which starts with a plane exploding over southern Sweden. Soon everyone is a peninsular town begins getting sick with the same illness, which the doctor has never seen before. As soon as he calls the county medical examiner about it, the… Read more
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After the Rehearsal (Two original photographs from the set of the 1984 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director, writer); Sven Nykvist (cinematographer); Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin, Lena Olin (starring)

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Published
1973
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Sweden: Cinematograph AB, 1973. Two vintage press photographs from the set of the 1984 film, made for Swedish television. Shown in the first photograph are actress Lina Olin, director Ingmar Bergman, and actor Erland Josephson. In the second photograph, cinematographer Sven Nykvist, Olin, Josephson, and Bergman. With contemporary annotations on the verso confirming details noted above. Both photographs 5… Read more
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The Virgin Spring (Original program for the 1960 film)

by Ingmar Bergman (director); Ulla Isaksson (screenwriter); Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom (starring)

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1960. Vintage international program for the English language release of the 1960 Swedish film by Ingmar Bergman, printed by Svensk Filmindustri in Sweden. Adapted from the thirteenth century Swedish ballad, "Tores dottrar i Wange." Photo illustrated throughout. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and nominated for the Palme d'Or, with director Bergman… Read more
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