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Speed-the-Plow (Original script for the 1988 play)

by Mamet, David (playwright); Gregory Mosher (director); Joe Mantegna, Ron Silver, Madonna (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1987
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Vintage script for the 1988 play, which premiered on May 3 at the Royal Theatre and ran for 279 performances. David Mamet's incendiary take on the world of Hollywood movie-making, a black comedy that stands alongside Nathanael West's "The Day of the Locust" in the subtlety and accuracy of its indictments. Set in… Read more
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$750.00
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Annie (Original script for the 1977 musical)

by Meehan, Thomas (book); Charles Strouse (music); Martin Charnin (lyrics, director); Harold Gray (comic); Sandy Faison, Robert Fitch, Dorothy Loudon

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1973
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$875.00

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N.p.: William Morris Agency, 1973. First Draft script from 1973, for the 1977 musical, which premiered at the Alvin Theatre on April 21, 1977 and ran for a remarkable 2,377 performances, closing on January 2, 1983, setting the record for the longest running show at the Alvin Theatre (surpassed in 1979 by "Hairspray"). William Morris Agency label affixed to… Read more
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The Rothschilds (Original script for the 1970 musical play)

by Yellen, Sherman (book); Jerry Bock (music); Sheldon Harnick (lyrics); Frederic Morton (biography); Michael Kidd (director); Hal Linden, Jill Clayburgh, Keene Curtis (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1969
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$650.00

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New York: Elkins Productions International Corporation, 1969. Draft script for the 1970 musical, which premiered on October 19, 1970 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and ran for 507 performances, closing on January 1, 1972. Copy number "38" in holograph ink on title page. Based on Frederic Morton's 1962 book "The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait," the musical tells of the… Read more
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$650.00
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The Caretaker (Collection of five original photographs from the 1961 play)

by Pinter, Harold (playwright); Sam Siegel, Michael Boys (photographers); Donald McWhinnie (director); Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1961
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$350.00

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New York: Harvey Sabison, 1961. Collection of five vintage borderless photographs from the 1961 play, four by photographer Sam Siegel, and one by Michael Boys. Mimeo snipe on verso of two, "Sam Siegel" stamp on verso of four, and "Michael Boys" and "Theatre World" stamp on verso of one. "The Caretaker" opened at the Lyceum Theatre on October 4,… Read more
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$350.00
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God's Favorite (Original script for the 1974 play)

by Simon, Neil (playwright), Michael Bennett (director), Vincent Gardenia, Maria Karnilova, Charles Nelson Reilly (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1974
Item Price
$675.00

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New York: Wolsk and Azenberg, 1974. Third Revised script for the 1974 play which opened on December 11, 1974, at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, for a run of 119 performances, closing on March 23, 1975. "Copy 1" annotation on title page in holograph marker. Loosely based on the story of Job from the Old Testament, God-fearing tycoon Joe… Read more
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$675.00
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The Gin Game (Original script for the 1977 play, Hume Cronyn's copy)

by Nichols, Mike (director); D.L. Coburn (playwright); Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
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$575.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play. "The Gin Game" premiered on Broadway on October 6, 1977, at the John Golden Theatre, directed by Mike Nichols. The play had a run of 517 performances, closing on December 31, 1978. Actor Hume Cronyn's copy, with his printed name and address at the bottom right corner… Read more
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$575.00
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Travesties (Original script for the 1975 play)

by Stoppard, Tom (playwright); Peter Wood (director); James Booth, John Bott, Frances Cuka, Tim Curry (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
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$850.00

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New York: David Merrick Arts Foundation, 1975. Draft script for the 1975 US staging of this play, which premiered October 30, 1975 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, for a run of 156 performances, closing on March 13, 1976. Numeric annotation in holograph pencil on front wrapper, and copy No. 4 noted in holograph ink on title page. "Travesties"… Read more
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$850.00
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Dracula (Original script for the 1977 play)

by Deane, Hamilton, and John Balderston (playwrights), Dennis Rosa (director), Edward Gorey (scenic design, costume design); Frank Langella, Alan Coates, Jerome Dempsey (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
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$750.00

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New York: McCann and Nugent, 1977. Draft script for the 1977 play which opened on October 20, 1977, at the Martin Beck Theatre, for a run of 925 performances, closing on January 6, 1980. Based on Bram Stoker's classic 1897 Gothic novel and written in 1924 by Irish actor and playwright Hamilton Deane, then revised by American writer… Read more
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$750.00
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Candide (Original script for the 1974 musical)

by Bernstein, Leonard (music); Richard Wilbur (lyrics); Hugh Wheeler (book); Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche (additional lyrics); Harold Prince (director); Lewis J. Stadlen, Mark Baker, Maureen Brennan (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1974
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$675.00

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New York: Chelsea-Candide Company, 1974. Draft script for the 1974 production of the play, noted on the title page as the "Playing Version."). "Candide" premiered at the Broadway Theatre on March 10, 1974, playing for 740 performances, closing on January 4, 1976. Annotation in holograph marker of copy number "#13" on title page and several annotations in holograph pencil… Read more
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Da (Original script for the 1978 play)

by Leonard, Hugh (playwright); Melvin Bernhardt (director); Barnard Hughes, Brian Murray, Lois De Banzie, Mia Dillon (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1978
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Draft script for the 1978 play, which premiered on May 1 at the Morosco Theatre in New York. With a single holograph ink annotation to the title page. Basis for the 1988 film, directed by Matt Clark. In 1968, a young expatriate writer returns to his childhood home in Dalkey after the death of his… Read more
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$350.00
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Mister Roberts (First Edition)

by Heggen, Thomas and Joshua Logan

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1948
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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New York: Random House, 1948. First Edition. First Edition. Play based on the 1946 novel by Thomas Heggen, who adapted it for the stage with Joshua Logan. In turn, the basis for the Academy Award-nominated 1955 comedy, directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, starring Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, and Jack Lemmon. Henry Fonda also… Read more
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$85.00
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Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

by Kaufman, George S. (director); Damon Runyon (story); Frank Loesser (music and lyrics); Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows (book); Robert Alda, Isabel Bigley, Sam Levene, Vivian Blaine, Stubby Kaye, Pat Rooney, B.S. Pully, Tom Pedi, Johnny Silver (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: Music Theatre, Inc, 1960. Draft script for the 1965 play. Revival run at New York City Center April 28 to May 9, 1965 for a total of 15 performances. Props and costume plot bound in. Based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure", two short stories by Damon Runyon. The musical… Read more
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$750.00