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In A Narrow Grave: Essays On Texas (First Edition, inscribed by the author)

by Larry McMurtry

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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Austin: The Encino Press, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. Jacket is first issue with the two misspellings as called for on the front flap ("head about" and "garnished wtih"), book is second issue (the first issue being virtually unobtainable), with "skyscrapers" on page 105:12. INSCRIBED by the author in a neat, early hand on the front endpaper: "For Larry… Read more
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Original photograph of Tobe Hooper and Marilyn Burns on the set of the 1974 film)

by Tobe Hooper (director, screenwriter); Kim Henkel (screenwriter); Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail, Gunnar Hansen (starring)

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Published
1975
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Austin, Texas: Vortex, 1975. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1974 film, showing director Tobe Hooper coaching actress Marilyn Burns in between shots, with cinematographer Daniel Pearl adjusting the camera in the background. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Loosely based on the crimes of serial murderer and body snatcher Ed Gein. Shot on… Read more
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LBJ: The Early Years [LBJ] (Original teleplay script for the 1987 television movie)

by Peter Werner (director); Ken Trevey, Guerdon Trueblood, Louis Rudolph (screenwriters); Randy Quaid, Patti LuPone, Morgan Brittany, Pat Hingle (starring)

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Published
1987
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Burbank, CA: National Broadcasting Company [NBC], 1987. Final Revised Draft script for the 1987 television film. Here under the working title, "LBJ." The years 1934 through 1963 of future president Lyndon Baines Johnson's tumultuous career are chronicled, following his political beginnings, style, and progression to presidency following the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Set in… Read more
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Fools for Luck [Quick Lunch] (Original screenplay for the 1928 film)

by Charles Reisner (director); Harry Fried, George Marion Jr., Sam Mintz, J. Walter Ruben (screenwriters); W.C. Fields, Chester Conklin (starring)

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Published
1928
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures / Famous Lasky Corporation, 1928. Final Draft script for the 1928 film, here under the working title "Quick Lunch." Included is a separately bound, 8-page sequence synopsis for the film. W.C. Fields' last silent film, but only the beginning of his fame. Wealthy Sam Hunter (Chester Conklin) is approached by scheming Richard Whitehead (Fields)… Read more
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Rainbow Over Texas (Original screenplay for the 1946 film)

by Roy Rogers (starring); Frank McDonald (director); Gerald Geraghty, Randall Faye (screenwriter); George Hayes, Sheldon Leonard (starring)

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Published
1945
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Los Angeles: Republic Pictures, 1945. First Draft script for the 1946 film, "Rainbow Over Texas." Roy Rogers agrees to be a part of a recreation of the Pony Express race, but they must thwart ne'er-do-well's who plot to keep Roy from winning. Released the same year as Rogers' wife Arlene's death during childbirth. Set in… Read more
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The Chase (Still photograph from the 1966 film)

by Arthur Penn (director); Horton Foote (playwright); John Monte (photographer); Lillian Hellman (screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford (starring)

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Published
1966
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1966. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the US release of the 1966 film. An underrated, key film for director Penn, something of an intellectual thriller, made between two better known films, "Mickey One" (1965) and "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967). Also, very much an acting tour de force, with early performances by Robert… Read more
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre [Part] 2 (Original still from the 1986 film)

by Tobe Hooper (director, screenwriter); L. M. Kit Carson (screenwriter); Eric H. Lasher (photographer); Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow (starring)

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Published
1986
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Los Angeles: Cannon Films, 1986. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1986 film. Featured are Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, and Tobe Hooper on the set. Nearly a decade after the first installment (now a slasher classic), Tobe Hooper revisits his chainsaw-toting prodigy, "Leatherface," but to the dismay of most critics. This feature, with the great Dennis Hopper… Read more
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Bonnie and Clyde (Original double weight photograph from the 1967 film)

by Arthur Penn (director); Lee Johnson (photographer); Robert Benton, David Newman (screenwriters); Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway (starring)

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Published
1967
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Seven Arts, 1967. Vintage oversize, double weight, borderless photograph from the set of the 1967 film, showing actor Faye Dunaway brandishing a pistol while director Arthur Penn describes the scene and co-star Warren Beatty looks on. With the stamp of photographer Lee Johnson on the verso. The beginning of the New Hollywood Cinema.… Read more
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The Library Chronicle of the University of Texas at Austin [New Series Number 40 (First Edition, with a TLS, actress Ruth Ford's copy)

by [Ruth Ford] Dave Oliphant (editor)

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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Austin, TX: University of Texas, 1987. First Edition. First Edition. Laid in is a type letter signed by the quarterly's senior editor, Dave Oliphant, on stationery from the university, addressed to Ruth Ford. Oliphant responds to Ford's approval of a recent article he wrote on the archive of actor Zachary Scott, Ford's first husband. Oliphant has also included a… Read more
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Can't Get a Red Bird (First Edition)

by Dorothy Scarborough

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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$850.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "Inscribed for Mrs. White / by / Dorothy Scarborough / May 1930." Very Good in a Very Good plus, price-clipped example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket is lightly toned at the spine, with some light chipping along the top edge,… Read more
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