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Ten Gentlemen from West Point (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

by Hathaway, Henry (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 Mahin, John Lee (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… Read more
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My Son John [My Son, John] (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

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

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Published
1951
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$450.00

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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… Read more
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$450.00
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Night People (Original screenplay for the 1954 film)

by Johnson, Nunnally (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… Read more
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Captain Newman, M.D. (Original post-production screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Miller, David (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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$45.00

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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… Read more
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West Point of the Air (Original screenplay for the 1935 film)

by Rosson, Richard (director); Frank Wead, Arthur J. Beckhard (screenwriters); James Kevin McGuinness, John Monk Saunders (story); Wallace Beery, Robert Young, Lewis Stone (starring)

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Published
1933
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$150.00

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Culver City, CA: MGM, 1933. Dialogue and Continuity script (pre-production) for the 1935 film. An early draft written by story writer James Kevin McGuinness. A gruff sergeant forces his reticent son into pilot training, hoping that the boy will follow in his footsteps as a star aviator. Touted at the time as a vehicle for American military recruitment… Read more
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Next of Kin (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Rickman, Thomas (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… Read more
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Captain Newman, M.D. (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Miller, David (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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$325.00

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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… Read more
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The Rack (Original screenplay for the 1956 film)

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

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Published
1955
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$450.00

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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.… Read more
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The Sandtrap Marines (First Hardcover Edition, inscribed)

by Lewis, Jack

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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 Taylor, Ray (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… Read more
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Captain Newman, M.D. (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Miller, David (director); Richard L. Breen (screenwriter); Pheobe Ephron (screenwriter); Henry Ephron (screenwriter); Leo Rosten (screenwriter); Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson (starring)

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Published
1962
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$250.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1962. Master revised typescript for the 1963 film. Likely belonging to producer Robert Arthur, with "Mr. Arthur" and "Master Copy" in blue and black holograph ink to the front wrapper respectively, likely unique or one of only a handful made prior to mimeograph issue. In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the… Read more
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Story of G.I. Joe (Original pressbook for the 1945 film)

by Wellman, William A. (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… Read more
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Ten Gentlemen from West Point (Collection of 37 original keybook set design photographs from the 1942 film)

by Hathaway, Henry (director); Leon Shamroy (cinematographer); Talbot Jennings, Richard Malbaum, George Seaton, Darryl F. Zanuck, Malvin Wald (screenwriters); George Montgomery, Maureen O'Hara, John Sutton, Laird Cregar (starring)

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Published
1942
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942. Collection of 37 vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1942 film. Original brown front wrapper present, with film title printed on the wrapper. Nominated for an Academy Award. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Congress reestablishes a military academy at West Point, lead by a strict commander… Read more
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The Comic Military Alphabet (First Edition)

by Falls, De Witt

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Published
1894
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1894. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good condition. Dampstain near hinge on interior leaves, tear on heel and crown, and light soil on front and rear boards. Bright illustrations.
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Flying the Hurdle Stage (Original screenplay for the 1944 military training film)

by Maddow, Sgt. Ben, Sgt. John Scherding, T/Sgt. Joel Malone (screenwriters); Van Helfin (starring)

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Published
1943
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Culver City, CA: Army Air Forces First Motion Picture Unit, 1943. Revised Final Draft script for the 1944 military training film. Actor Van Heflin's copy, with his holograph name on the front wrapper and holograph annotations throughout. White titled wrappers, noted as Revised Final on the front wrapper, and production No. 112, rubber-stamped copy No. 20, dated… Read more
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Land and Live in the Jungle (Original screenplay for the military training film, Van Heflin's working copy)

by Gombeg, Sgt. Sy (screenwriter); Van Heflin (starring)

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Published
1944
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Culver City, CA: Army Air Forces First Motion Picture Unit, 1944. Revised Final Draft script for the 1944 military training film. Although not indicated on the script, copy belonging to actor Van Heflin, who appears in an uncredited role in the film. White titled wrappers, noted as Revised Final on the front wrapper, and production No. 88,… Read more
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$425.00
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The Stones of Venice (Second Edition, three volumes)

by Ruskin, John

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Published
1867
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$850.00

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London: Smith, Elder and Comapny, 1867. Second Edition. Three volumes. Set belonging to US Army General, White House Staff Secretary, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Andrew Goodpaster, with a presentation bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume. Very Good plus. Rebound in full leather, with marbled endpapers, raised bands, gilt page edges, lettering, design, and… Read more
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Simon Girty, Indian-Lover (Corrected proof of the 1975 novel)

by Owen, Lewis

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Marvin Moss, 1974. Uncorrected proof of Owen's 1975 novel, "The Indian-Lover," here under the working title, "Simon Girty, Indian-Lover." This proof is an early draft of the novel, produced for purposes of film development. Agency photocopy, with the Marvin Moss agency label on the title page and accompanying cardboard box lid, and photocopied corrections throughout. … Read more
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The Scarlet Coat (Original scenario artwork from the 1955 film)

by Sturges, John (director); Cornel Wilde, Anne Francis (starring)

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Published
1955
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1955. Original scenario artwork for the 1955 film, depicting two men and a woman, each well dressed and on horseback, meeting in front of a large mansion. Historical costume drama set during the Revolutionary War. American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold… Read more
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