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Von Ryan's Express (Original Screenplay for the 1965 film)

by Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter, James Brolin (starring); Mark Robson (director); David Westheimer (novel); Wendell Mayes, Joseph Landon (screenwriters)

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Published
1964
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964. Shooting Final script for the 1965 film. Based on the 1964 novel by David Westheimer. Based on David Westheimer's 1964 novel, about an American POW (Sinatra) who leads a group of British prisoners to escape from the Germans in World War II. Nominated for an Academy Award. Tan titled wrappers, noted as Shooting Final… Read more
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Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (Original photograph of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward on the set of the 1958 film)

by Leo McCarey (director, screenwriter); Max Shulman (novel); Claude Binyon (screenwriter); Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Joan Collins, Jack Carson (starring)

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Published
1958
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Vintage photograph of actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward consulting a script on the set of the 1958 film. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a newspaper clipping and a date stamp reading March 12, 1989. Based on the 1956 novel by Max Shulman. A woman protests the US Army's plans… Read more
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The Big Parade (Original program for the 1925 silent film)

by King Vidor (director); Laurence Stallings, Harry Behn, Joseph W. Farnham (screenwriters); John Gilbert, Renee Adoree, Hobart Bosworth (starring)

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Published
1925
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$350.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1925. Vintage program for the 1925 silent film. With the stamp of Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre on the rear wrapper. During World War I, a wealthy, idle young man joins the US Army's Rainbow Division, and is sent to France to fight, where he befriends two working class men, is hardened by the horrors of… Read more
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The Man Without a Country (Original story script for an unproduced film)

by Edward Everett Hale (short story)

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Published
1944
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Los Angeles: Vanguard Films, 1944. Original story script for an unproduced film, Edward Everett Hale's unedited 1863 short story "The Man Without a Country," here reproduced by Vanguard Films, dated August 7, 1944. Hale's short story was first published in the December 1863 issue of The Atlantic. The story has been adapted four times for film. First in 1917, directed… Read more
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Evilspeak (Original photograph of Lynn Hancock from the 1981 film)

by Eric Weston (director, screenwriter); Joseph Garofalo (screenwriter); Clint Howard, R. G. Armstrong, Joseph Cortese (starring)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1981 film, showing actress Lynn Hancock. An unpopular, orphaned military cadet seeks revenge on his bullies by summoning demonic spirits through his computer. Shot on location in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine. Nightmare USA.
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From Here to Eternity (First Edition)

by James Jones

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Published
1951
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First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the Academy Award-winning 1953 film directed by Fred Zinnemann, starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Frank Sinatra. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly edgeworn, with an evenly faded spine panel and light creasing to the flap folds. A presentable copy.… Read more
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Next (Original script for the 1967 play)

by Elaine May (director); Terrence McNally (playwright); James Coco (starring)

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Published
1967
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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Vintage script for the 1967 one-act play, which debuted at the White Barn Theatre in Westport, Connecticut on July 16. A middle-aged divorcee who has accidentally been called to service by the draft butts heads with the no-nonsense career officer. One of prolific, acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally's earliest productions, and the one that brought him his… Read more
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Never Wave at a WAC (Original keybook photograph from the 1953 film)

by Norman Z. McLeod (director); Ken Englund (screenwriter); Rosalind Russell, Paul Douglas, Marie Wilson, William Ching (starring)

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Published
1953
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$45.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1953. Vintage single weight linen-backed keybook still photograph from the 1953 film. Seen are Leif Erickson and Marie Wilson hanging out at a window. Mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on a story by Frederick Kohner and Fred Brady, about a group of women in the Army testing new military equipment. This… Read more
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The Longest Day (Original photograph from the set of the 1962 film)

by Ken Annakin (director); Cornelius Ryan (novel, screenwriter); Richard Burton, Mel Ferrer, Henry Fonda, Eddie Albert, Sean Connery (starring)

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Published
1962
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$225.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962. Vintage reference photograph from the set of the 1962 film, showing a group of Allied troops storming Pegasus Bridge, with a camera crew in the foreground. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso regarding layout, along with the stamp of Marine films. Based on screenwriter Cornelius Ryan's 1959 book. A star-studded dramatization of the events… Read more
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$225.00
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Ten Gentlemen from West Point (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

by Henry Hathaway (director); Malvin Wald (story); Richard Maibaum (screenwriter); George Montomery, Maureen O'Hara, John Sutton (starring)

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Published
1941
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Revised Shooting Final Draft script for the 1942 film. Production No. 574 and copy No. 7, studio "Received" (dated Dec 9, 1941), and "Permanent Legal Records" all rubber stamped on the front wrapper, with FINAL printed at the top right corner of same. One annotation in holograph pencil of three names on the verso… Read more
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The Dark Angel (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by John Lee Mahin (screenwriter)

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Published
1963
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$75.00

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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1963. Revised First Draft script for an unproduced film. An early draft of a planned remake of the 1935 film-which was in turn based on the 1925 lost silent film-with the setting moved from World War I to the Korean War. Gerald and Alan are rivals in love for Kitty, their mutual childhood friend,… Read more
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My Son John [My Son, John] (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

by Leo McCarey (director, screenwriter); John Lee Mahin (screenwriter); Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Dean Jagger (starring)

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Published
1951
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1951. Draft script for the 1952 film. A Red Scare narrative wherein two all-American parents unsuccessfully attempt to lure their brainy son John away from the call of Communism. Actor Robert Walker unexpectedly died before production for the film ended, leading director Leo McCarey to heavily revise the script and edit in footage from Walker's… Read more
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Night People (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

by Nunnally Johnson (director, screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Bjork, Rita Gam (starring)

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Published
1953
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1953. Final Draft script for the 1954 film. Copy belonging to unknown crew member, with extensive holograph revisions in pencil and ink throughout, and a laid-in interoffice note addressed to Twentieth Century-Fox co-founder and studio executive Darryl Zanuck. A CIA officer stationed in West Berlin during the Cold War must rescue the wealthy son of an… Read more
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Captain Newman, M.D. (Original post-production screenplay for the 1963 film)

by David Miller (director); Richard L. Breen, Henry Ephron, Phoebe Ephron (screenwriters); Leo Rosten (novel); Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Robert Duvall, Angie Dickinson (starring)

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Published
1962
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1962. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1963 film. Based on the 1961 novel by Leo Rosten. An Army doctor in charge of a neuropsychiatric ward at an Air Corps hospital in Arizona encounters a variety of tough, humorous, and touching cases. Rosten's novel took inspiration from the experiences of his wartime friend Ralph… Read more
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Next of Kin (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Thomas Rickman (screenwriter)

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Unknown
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N.p.: N.p., Unknown. Revised Draft script for an unproduced film. Written by noted screenwriter Thomas Rickman, whose produced work includes "Kansas City Bomber" (1972), "The Laughing Policeman" (1973), and "Coal Miner's Daughter" (1980). Not to be confused with the 1989 film starring Patrick Swayze. On a train bound for Kentucky, an unnamed soldier murders a honor guard sent to escort… Read more
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Captain Newman, M.D. (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by David Miller (director); Richard L. Breen, Henry Ephron, Phoebe Ephron (screenwriters); Leo Rosten (novel); Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Robert Duvall, Angie Dickinson (starring)

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Published
1962
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1962. Final Draft script for the 1963 film. Based on the 1961 novel by Leo Rosten. An Army doctor in charge of a neuropsychiatric ward at an Air Corps hospital in Arizona encounters a variety of tough, humorous, and touching cases. Rosten's novel took inspiration from the experiences of his wartime friend Ralph Greenson, a… Read more
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The Rack (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

by Arnold Laven (director); Stewart Stern (screenwriter); Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon (starring)

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Published
1955
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Culver City, CA: MGM, 1955. Composite script for the 1956 film. With occasional copied handwritten annotations throughout, but made from a master, with machine hole punches and no hole shadows, and rainbow revisions throughout. A Korean War veteran returns home, only to be swiftly court-martialed for collaboration with the Chinese while in captivity as a prisoner of war. One of… Read more
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The Sandtrap Marines (First Hardcover Edition, inscribed)

by Jack Lewis

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780937752067
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Camino Capistrano, CA: Charger Books / Gallant / Charger Publications, 1987. First Hardcover Edition, preceded by a paperback original published by Paperback Library in 1970. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "7-5-89 / To Llewellyn W. Lord / Some cast of characters, different story-if this gives you a few chuckles, I'll know I've done some things right.… Read more
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Mug Town [Skidrow] (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

by Ray Taylor (director); Brenda Weisberg, Lewis Amster, Harold Tarshis, Henry Sucher (screenwriters); Charles Grayson (original story); Billy Halop, Huntz Hall, Paul Fix (starring)

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Published
1942
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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1942. Draft script for the 1942 film "Mug Town," seen here under the working title "Skidrow." A crew of teenage tramps finds themselves about to be framed for a freight heist, and must clear their names of the charges. Once they are able to do so, they enlist in the US Army in order… Read more
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Story of G.I. Joe (Original pressbook for the 1945 film)

by William A. Wellman (director); Leopold Atlas, Guy Endore, Philip Stevenson (screenwriters); Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Freddie Steele, Wally Cassell (starring)

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Published
1945
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1945. Vintage pressbook for the 1945 film. Ernie Pyle (Meredith) is a journalist who enlists in the US Army during WWII. During his tour of duty in Africa and Italy, he documents the effects of war on the human condition, illuminating catastrophe, the consequences of combat, and new partnerships in times of crisis, all… Read more
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