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Virginia Music Festival Poster, circa 1973 (Original poster for the Virginia Music Festival)

by [McKendree Spring] Michael Dreyfuss, Kris Kristofferson, Earl Scruggs, John Prine, Linda Ronstadt (artists)

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Published
1972
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Williamsburg, VA: William and Mary University, 1972. Vintage poster for the 1972 Virginia Music Festival, held at William and Mary University in Williamsburg, Virginia on April 7 and 8. This poster originates from the estate of progressive folk-rock group McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss, who played in the festival. An attractive poster featuring troubadours being towed by… Read more
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The Big Bounce (Complete set of eight original color photographs from the 1969 film)

by Ryan O'Neal, Leigh Taylor-Young, Van Heflin (starring); Alex March (director); Elmore Leonard (novel); Robert Dozier (screenwriter)

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Published
1969
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$75.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers / Seven Arts, 1969. Complete set of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the 1969 film. Based on Elmore Leonard's 1969 novel. A Vietnam veteran turned migrant farm laborer falls into a secretary's scheme to steal $50,000 from the owner of a California farm. Set and shot on location in Carmel… Read more
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Rolling Thunder (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by John Flynn (director); Paul Schrader (screenwriter); Heywood Gould (screenwriter); William Devan, Tommy Lee Jones, Dabney Coleman (starring)

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Published
1976
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$650.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1976. Draft script for the 1977 film. One of the best unheralded revenge thrillers of the 1970s, with William Devane taking an unusual turn as a sympathetic character, though forced to be quite cold-blooded. Playing a Vietnam veteran with absolutely nothing left to lose, Devane beats a warpath from Texas to… 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… Read more
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$875.00
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The Boys in Company C (Original photograph from the 1978 film)

by Sidney J. Furie (director, screenwriter); Rick Natkin (screenwriter); Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, James Canning, Scott Hylands (starring)

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Published
1978
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$15.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1978. Vintage studio still photograph of Scott Hylands from the 1978 film. Follows the lives of five young Marines from boot camp through a hellish tour of Vietnam in 1968. They find a possible way out of battle if they can win a soccer tournament. Set in Vietnam, shot on… Read more
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$15.00
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Our Winning Season (Collection of eight original color photographs from the 1978 film)

by Joseph Ruben (director); Nicholas Niciphor (screenwriter); Scott Jacoby, Deborah Benson, Dennis Quaid (starring)

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Published
1978
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$75.00

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N.p.: American International Pictures [AIP], 1978. Collection of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the 1978 film. Set in the 1960s, a charming coming-of-age film in which David Wakefield (Scott Jacoby) is a distance runner who receives a startling wake-up call when his friend Dean (Joe Penny) is drafted, then dies in Vietnam. Set… Read more
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Saint Jack (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Peter Bogdanovich (director, screenwriter); Roger Corman (producer); Howard Sackler (screenwriter); Paul Theroux (screenwriter, novel); Ben Gazzara, Denholm Elliot, George Lazenby (starring)

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Published
1977
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$250.00

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Santa Monica, CA: Playboy Productions, 1977. First Draft script for the 1979 film. Based on Paul Theroux's 1973 novel. Jack (Gazzara) is an entrepreneurial pimp in Singapore who dreams of operating his own brothel. Set against the backdrop of a waning Vietnam War, with the CIA offering Jack the opportunity to be the go-to man for US… Read more
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When You Comin [Comin'] Back, Red Ryder? (Original script for the 1973 play)

by Mark Medoff (playwright); Kenneth Frankel (director); Brad Dourif, Kevin Conway (starring)

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Published
1973
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$225.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Draft script for the 1973 play, which debuted at the Circle Repertory Company in New York on November 4. Basis for the 1979 film directed by Milton Katselas. A small town's slow way of life is disrupted by the arrival of a unstable, drug-trafficking Vietnam veteran whose car has broken down en route to… Read more
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How Sleep the Brave (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by John Briley (screenwriter, novel)

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Published
1974
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St. Albans: Tillman Trevone Productions, 1974. Final draft script for an unproduced film. From the estate of film producer Elliott Kastner, whose best known credits include "The Long Goodbye" (Robert Altman, 1973), "The Missouri Breaks" (Arthur Penn, 1976), and "Heat" (Michael Mann, 1996). John Briley, Academy Award winning screenwriter for Richard Attenborough's 1982 epic "Gandhi," adapts… Read more
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In Country (Original screenplay for the 1989 film, profusely annotated copy belonging to film editor Lou Lombardo)

by Norman Jewison (director); Bobbie Ann Mason (novel); Frank Pierson, Cynthia Cidre (screenwriter); Bruce Willis, Emily Lloyd, Joan Allen, (starring)

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Published
1988
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1988. Lined revised final draft script for the 1989 film in leather presentation binding belonging to editor Louis Lombardo, with name in gilt on front board, title in gilt on front board and spine. Signed on upper right of wrapper by editor Tony Gibbs in holograph red ink. Copious holograph annotations on nearly every page… Read more
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One to Count Cadence (First Edition, inscribed to author Chris Offutt)

by James Crumley

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by James Crumley on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "Offutt = Here we are in Missoula when our name [sic] have just been in the New Yorker / James Crumley / 9/9/97." The author's first book, a story of the US Army in peacetime during… Read more
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The Names of the Dead (First Edition, inscribed to fellow author Chris Offutt)

by Stewart O'Nan

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Published
1996
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385481922
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$25.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1996. First Edition. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by O'Nan to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page. From the collection of Chris Offutt. Offutt is the author of "Kentucky Straight" and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young… Read more
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Virginia Music Festival Poster, circa 1973 (Original poster for the Virginia Music Festival)

by [McKendree Spring] Michael Dreyfuss, Kris Kristofferson, Earl Scruggs, John Prine, Linda Ronstadt (artists)

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Published
1972
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Williamsburg, VA: William and Mary University, 1972. Vintage poster for the 1972 Virginia Music Festival, held at William and Mary University in Williamsburg, Virginia on April 7 and 8. This poster originates from the estate of progressive folk-rock group McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss, who played in the festival. An attractive poster featuring troubadours being towed by… Read more
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McKendree Spring music tour poster blank (Original poster for an undated tour appearance)

by [McKendree Spring] Michael Dreyfuss

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage poster blank (or proof) for a performance by progressive folk-rock band McKendree Spring, with date, time, location, and ticket information intentionally left blank, likely dating from the 1970s. From the estate of McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss. Dreyfuss pioneered the use of violins distorted by electronic and analog synthesizers, counting synthesizer inventor Robert… Read more
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Six photographs of Folk Rock band McKendree Spring (Six original photographs from the archive of violinist Michael Dreyfuss)

by [McKendree Spring] Michael Dreyfuss (artist); Ron Antonucci (photographer)

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Published
1970
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New York: N.p., 1970. Collection of six vintage promotional photographs of progressive folk-rock group McKendree Spring from the estate of violinist Michael Dreyfuss, likely dating from the 1970s. Dreyfuss pioneered the use of violins distorted by electronic and analog synthesizers, counting synthesizer inventor Robert Moog amongst his close friends, and McKendree Spring largely became known for the… Read more
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Hard News (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Shimon Wincelberg

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Published
1980
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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Draft script for an unproduced film A drama written in the wake of the Vietnam War. White untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Shimon Wincelberg. 154 leaves, with last page of text numbered 150. Xerographically reproduced. Pages Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound internally with three gold brads.
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Restless Minds (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Jesse Wolf (screenwriter)

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Published
1985
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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Draft script for an unproduced film. A depiction of the struggles of two US soldiers after returning home from the Vietnam War. Copper untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated 1985, with credits for screenwriter Jesse Wolf. 128 leaves, with last page of text numbered 127. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very… Read more
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Original antiwar poster from an unknown artist

by [Unknown]

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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Washington D.C.: Peace Papers, 1960. Vintage two-color antiwar poster likely dating from the late 1960s, featuring a repeated image of a green sweater covered in pins that tout anti-nuclear proliferation and antiwar slogans. From the estate of McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss. As a child Dreyfuss fled the Nazis in 1936, likely accounting for this later antiwar… Read more
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One to Count Cadence (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by James Crumley (novel); Lorenzo Semple, Jr. (screenwriter)

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Published
1970
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$125.00

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Universal City, CA: Becerkamn Productions / Universal, 1970. First Draft script for an unproduced film called "One to Count Cadence," written by Lorenzo Semple, Jr., based on James Crumley's 1969 first novel, a violent Vietnam War tale of friendship and survival. Agency copy, with an address label from the Paul Kohner agency in Hollywood on the front wrapper. … Read more
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The Desperate Miles [No Help Required] (Original screenplay for the 1975 television movie)

by Daniel Haller (director); Joel Rogosin, Arthur A. Ross (screenwriter); Joanna Pettet, Jeanette Nolan (starring)

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Published
1975
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Burbank, CA: American Broadcasting Company [ABC], 1975. Second Revised Draft script for the 1976 film "The Desperate Miles," seen here under the title "No Help Required." A disabled Vietnam war veteran takes a road trip from LA to San Diego in his wheelchair to prove himself. Green titled wrappers, noted as 2nd Rev. on the front… Read more
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