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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 Bergman, Ingmar; Alan Blair (translator)

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1976
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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… Read more
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The Silence (Collection of thirteen original photographs from the 1964 US release of the 1963 Swedish film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (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… Read more
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Original photograph of Ingmar Bergman (Circa 1960)

by Bergman, Ingmar (subject)

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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… Read more
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Ingmar Bergman's Face to Face (Original promotional book for the 1975 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (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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Prison [The Devil's Wanton] (Original photograph from the set of the 1949 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director, screenwriter); Doris Svedlund, Birger Malmsten, Eva Henning, Hasse Ekman, Stig Olin, Irma Christenson, Anders Henrikson (starring)

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Published
1949
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Sweden: Terrafilm, 1949. Vintage US studio still photograph from the set of the 1949 film. A movie director's old math teacher pitches him an idea for a film in which the Devil declares that the Earth is hell, the director rejects the idea only to find evidence in his own life that hell may in fact be… Read more
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The Seventh Seal (Original photograph from the 1957 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director, screenwriter); Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Bibi Andersson (starring)

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Vintage photograph of the iconic "dance of death" scene from the 1957 film. Crop markings, annotations in holograph ink and pencil on verso. Adapted by Bergman from his own play, "Wood Paintings," and the film that cemented both his international status and lasting reputation as a master. Nominated for the Palme d'Or and winner of the Jury Special… Read more
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Chelovek s Drugoy Storony [The Man From the Other Side] (Original treatment script for the 1972 film)

by Yegorov, Yuri (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… Read more
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Night Games [Longing] (Original photograph from the set of the 1966 film)

by Zetterling, Mai (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… Read more
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City of My Dreams (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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

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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… 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… Read more
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The Seventh Seal (Original photograph from the set of the 1957 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director, screenwriter); Max von Sydow, Bengt Ekerot (starring)

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Published
1956
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri [SF], 1956. Vintage borderless photograph, showing Bergman conversing with Bengt Ekerot, in costume as Death, on the set of the 1957 film. With the copyright stamp of Svensk Filmindustri, as well as some addition Swedish language stamps, and a date stamp of November 24, 1956 on the verso. The only production ephemera from the film we… Read more
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After the Rehearsal (Two original photographs from the set of the 1984 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (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… Read more
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The Virgin Spring (Original program for the 1960 film)

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

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Published
1960
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1960. Original 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… Read more
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Scenes from a Marriage (Original double weight photograph from the 1974 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director, writer); Arne Carlsson (photographer); Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson (starring)

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Published
1973
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Sweden: Cinematograph AB, 1973. Vintage double weight reference photograph from the 1974 feature film release of the 1973 Swedish television mini-series written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. With the stamp of photographer Arne Carlsson on the verso. Originally taking place over six episodes totaling almost five hours, the series was recut by Bergman into a 167 minute… Read more
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Avantgardefilm [avant-garde film] (First Swedish Edition)

by Weiss, Peter

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Published
1956
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Stockholm: Wahlstrom and Widstrand, 1956. First Swedish Edition, preceding all others. Number seven in the "Svenskt filmbibliotek" series. Film critic Weiss tackles notable figures of avant-garde filmmaking, including Luis Bunuel, Cocteau, Jean Vigo, Mario Peixoto, Eisenstein, Carl Dreyer, and more, with brief filmographies for each. Black-and-white photographs throughout. A few short tears and creases, with… Read more
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Hour of the Wolf [Vargtimmen] (Original still photograph from the set of the 1968 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director); Sven Nykvist (cinematographer); Jorgen Persson (still photographer); Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann (starring)

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1968
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1968. Vintage black-and-white Swedish photograph from the 1968 film. Notation on the verso with the Spanish title for the film, "LA HORA DEL LOBO," indicating that this still was likely used in the Spanish market upon the film's release. Shown in the photograph are an ostensibly pregnant Ullmann, cinematographer Nykvist, and Bergman behind the… Read more
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The Touch [Beroringen] (Original still photograph from the set of the 1971 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director); Sven Nykvist (cinematographer); Jorgen Persson (still photographer); Elliott Gould, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson (starring)

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Published
1970
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri [SF], 1970. Vintage black-and-white borderless double weight Swedish press photograph from the 1971 film, shot in 1970. Stamps on the verso for the Pressens Bild Ab Feature-Service in Sweden, as well as a Swedish mimeo snipe describing the scene, dated October 1970 and crediting still photographer Jorgen Persson, and a subsequent French press stamp. … Read more
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To Joy [Till gladje] (Original double weight photograph from the 1950 film)

by Bergman, Ingmar (director); Louis Huch (still photographer); Maj-Britt Nilsson, Stig Olin, Victor Sjostrom (starring)

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Published
1950
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Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri [SF], 1950. Vintage oversize black-and-white double weight studio still photograph from the Swedish release of the 1950 film. With some press annotations on the verso, including a Brussels distributor stamp. Like nearly all Bergman's work, a story that is still stunningly modern in its subtlety and pertinence. A definitive study of… Read more
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Ingmar Bergman: The Search for God (Softcover)

by [Bergman, Ingmar] Nelson, David R.

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Published
1966
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Boston: Boston University Broadcasting and Film Division, 1966. Presumed later printing. Preface by Robert Steele (dated 1966). Nelson analyzes the great director's work, his filmmaking technique, and especially his philosophy in a sweeping review, including the films "The Clown's Evening" ("Sawdust and Tinsel," 1953), "The Seventh Seal" (1957), "Wild Strawberries" (1957), "The Magician" (1958), "The Virgin Spring" (1960), "Through… Read more
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