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Killer Team (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Jack Lewis (screenwriter)

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New York: Jay Garon - Brooke. Draft script for an unproduced film. The US Marine Corps decides that it needs to add attack helicopters to its arsenal of weapons and trains a hotshot jet pilot right before the breakout of the Korean War. After falling in love with the commander's daughter, he is packed off to war… Read more
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Wake Island (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, presentation copy belonging to William Bendix)

by Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, William Bendix (starring); John Farrow (director); W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler (screenwriters)

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Published
1942
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1942. Draft script for the 1946 film, in maroon leather presentation binding belonging to William Bendix, with his name in gilt on front board, and title in gilt on spine. Copy lacking last part of Sequence "C" and Sequence "D," possibly due to reports that multiple endings had been considered and filmed, due to the… Read more
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Wake Island (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, with alternate ending and annotations)

by John Farrow (director); W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler (screenwriters); Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, William Bendix (starring)

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Published
1942
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1942. Draft script for the 1942 film, with annotations in holograph pencil on three pages regarding action and character. Final 25 pages bound separately, likely due to reports that multiple endings had been considered and filmed, due to the uncertain course of the war. Laid in following script are four blue revision pages. Housed in… Read more
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Little Shoes (Original manuscript for the 1951 short story)

by Jack Lewis

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Published
1951
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N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage manuscript for a short story, originally published in the December, 1951 issue of "The Link" magazine. With a few holograph pencil annotations throughout addressing grammatical revisions. On Christmas Eve in South Korea, a soldier with tiny feet decides gives his new shoes to a small Korean boy who has been traveling with his outfit.… Read more
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$450.00
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Terry Whitmore, For Example (Two original photographs from the 1969 documentary)

by Bill Brodie (director); Terry Whitmore (subject)

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Published
1969
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New York: Grove Press, 1969. Two vintage reference photographs from the 1969 documentary film. Canadian filmmaker Bill Brodie's directorial debut, an incisive look at the Vietnam War through the eyes of Terry Whitmore, an African American US Marine who sought asylum in Sweden after being wounded in action near Con Thien. Whitmore became one of the few… Read more
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Death Before Dishonor (Original screenplay for the 1987 film)

by Terry Leonard (director); John Gatliff (screenwriter); Fred Dryer, Joseph Gian, Sasha Mitchell, Peter Parros (starring)

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Published
1986
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Atlanta, GA: New World Pictures, 1986. Revised Draft script for the 1987 film. With a few annotations in holograph pencil throughout. Gunnery Sergeant Burns (Dryer) is sent to the Middle East, where he acts as a guard at the local US Embassy. However, due to the pacific nature of the ambassador, the marine corps detachment is severely… Read more
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Racing with the Moon (Original poster for the 1984 film)

by Richard Benjamin (director); Steve Kloves (screenwriter); Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage (starring)

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Published
1984
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N.p.: Jaffe-Lansing, 1984. Vintage US one sheet poster for the 1984 US film. In one of his earliest rolls, actor Sean Penn costars with Nicolas Cage in this World War II era drama. Two teenage boys are shipping out to train as Marines in six weeks, and the film follows their last days of civilian life. The… Read more
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Devil Dogs: Fighting Marines of World War I (First Edition, inscribed)

by George B. Clark

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Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780891416531
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Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "For that great marine of two wars - my very fine friend who got saddled with two copies of this magnificent addition to the literature of the great war / Llewellyn W. Lord of Baltimore from / George B. Clark / Semper… Read more
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The Wizard of Loneliness (Signed First Edition)

by John Nichols

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Published
1966
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First Edition
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New York: Putnam, 1966. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED and dated (Sept. 13, 1981) by the author on the front flyleaf. Author's second novel, about a young boy in Vermont at the end of WWII. Basis for the 1988 H. Anne Riley film starring Lukas Haas and Dylan Baker. Very Good plus in a Very… Read more
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The Long March (First UK Edition, Signed)

by William Styron

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Published
1962
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. First UK Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Author's second novel, originally published as a paperback original in 1952. Very Good plus in a Near Fine dust jacket. Spine lean, foxing to the page edges, extremities slightly toned. Jacket spine toned, with light foxing to the verso and rear panel.… Read more
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Sand in the Wind (First Edition)

by Robert Roth

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Published
1973
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316757652
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$65.00

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New York and Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown, 1973. First Edition. First Edition. Novelization of the author's experience as a Marine during the Vietnam War. Foxing to the top edges, with toning and a few tiny tears to the jacket, else Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
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Battle Cry (Collection of 7 original British front-of-house cards from the 1955 film)

by Raoul Walsh (director); Leon M. Uris (novel, screenwriter); Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Nancy Olson (starring)

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Published
1955
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Burbank, CA: Waterlow and Sons / Warner Brothers, 1955. Collection of 7 vintage British front-of-house cards from the UK release of the 1955 US film. Based on Leon Uris' first book, about a new recruitment of Marines primed for battle, but the battle comes when they least expect it. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.… Read more
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