War Film from Royal Books, Inc.

New Arrivals

image of Killer Team (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Killer Team (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Jack Lewis (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of Hotel Imperial (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

Hotel Imperial (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Robert Florey (director); Lajos Biro (play); Gilbert Gabriel, Robert Thoeren (screenwriter)s; Isa Miranda, Ray Milland, Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, J. Carrol Naish (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1938
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1938. Draft script for the 1939 film, with two annotations in holograph pencil on front wrapper including names of screenwriters "G Gabriel" and "R. Thoeren." Paramount "File Copy" stamp, "File Copy" stamp, "Master File" stamp and production number stamp "812" on front wrapper. Based on the 1917 play by Lajos Biro and previously… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
image of Torpedo Run (Original set of storyboards from the 1958 film)

Torpedo Run (Original set of storyboards from the 1958 film)

by Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Diane Brewster (starring); Joseph Pevney (director); Richard Sale, William Wister Haines (screenwriters);

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1958
Item Price
$375.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1958. Set of storyboards from the 1958 film. Laid in with the set are three loose leaves featuring storyboard art. The commander of an US submarine is tasked with destroying the Japanese aircraft carrier responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor. Written for the screen by noted novelist William Wister Haines. Set in the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$375.00
image of Von Ryan's Express (Original Screenplay for the 1965 film)

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)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1964
Item Price
$275.00

Show Details

Description:
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,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$275.00
image of Wake Island (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, with alternate ending and annotations)

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)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of Counter-Attack (Original screenplay for the 1944 film, actress Marguerite Chapman's copy)

Counter-Attack (Original screenplay for the 1944 film, actress Marguerite Chapman's copy)

by Zoltan Korda (director); John Howard Lawson (screenwriter); Mikhail Ruderman, Ilya Vershinin (playwrights); Janet Stevenson, Philip Stevenson (translators); Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman, Larry Parks, Harro Meller (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1944
Item Price
$375.00

Show Details

Description:
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1944. Revised Final Draft script for the 1944 film. Copy belonging to Marguerite Chapman, who played Lisa Elenko in the film, with name on final page in holograph pencil and holograph pencil annotations to her scenes throughout. Missing the last few leaves, very possibly as used by the actress. With rainbow revision pages throughout. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$375.00
image of Catch-22 [Catch 22] (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

Catch-22 [Catch 22] (Original screenplay for the 1970 film)

by Mike Nichols (director); Joseph Heller (novel); Buck Henry (screenwriter); Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Jack Gilford (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1968
Item Price
$850.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1968. Revised Final Draft script for the 1970 film. Based on Joseph Heller's searing 1961 antiwar novel, about a US Air Force bombardier seeking an escape from the endless, senseless brutality of World War II. Director Mike Nichol's third feature film, released the same year as Robert Altman's "MASH." Set in the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$850.00
image of Operation Pacific (Original publicity portrait photograph of John Wayne from the 1951 film)

Operation Pacific (Original publicity portrait photograph of John Wayne from the 1951 film)

by John; Wayne Patricia Neal, Ward Bond (starring); George Waggner (director, screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1951
Item Price
$375.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1951. Vintage oversize black and white publicity portrait photograph of actor John Wayne from the 1951 film. The crew of a US submarine during World War II encounters a Japanese aircraft carrier in the middle of a secret rescue mission, but trouble arises when they discover their torpedoes are defective. Set in the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$375.00
No cover image available

This Land is Mine (Original screenplay for the 1943 film, copy inscribed by screenwriter Dudley Nichols to film critic Phil Scheuer)

by Jean Renoir (director); Dudley Nichols (screenwriter); Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Item Price
$8,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Santa Ana, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1942. Final Draft screenplay for the 1942 film. Copy belonging to legendary screenwriter Dudley Nichols, inscribed by Nichols to Los Angeles Times film critic Phil Scheuer on the title page: "By Dudley Nichols / Confidential! / For Phil Scheuer from D. Nichols-with admiration." Nichols' ownership name is also in holograph pencil at the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$8,500.00
image of Lost Command (Archive of eight original photographs taken on the set of the 1966 film)

Lost Command (Archive of eight original photographs taken on the set of the 1966 film)

by Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon, Michele Morgan, Anthony Quinn, George Segal (starring); Mark Robson (director); Jean Larteguy (novel); Nelson Gidding (screenwriter)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1966
Item Price
$550.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1966. Collection of eight vintage reference photographs of director Mark Robson and various cast and crew members on the set of the 1966 film, including two bordered and six borderless. Based on Jean Larteguy's 1960 novel "The Centurions." A French Army Colonel leads his platoon in the battles against Viet Minh communists and Algerian guerrilla… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$550.00
image of Hell's Angels (Original program for the 1930 film)

Hell's Angels (Original program for the 1930 film)

by Howard Hughes (director); Harry Behn, Howard Estabrook, Joseph Moncure March (screenwriters); Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1930
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: Caddo Company, 1930. Vintage program for the premiere of the 1930 Pre-Code film, which was famously held as a gala event at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Howard Hughes' most expensive and ambitious production, a story about World War I combat pilots, today still a dazzling work of blockbuster action and actual aerial biplane footage. Originally conceived… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of Revolt at Fort Laramie (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, actress Frances Helm's heavily annotated copy)

Revolt at Fort Laramie (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, actress Frances Helm's heavily annotated copy)

by Lesley Selander (director); Robert C. Dennis (screenwriter); John Dehner, Gregg Palmer, Frances Helm (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1956
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Prospect Productions, Inc, 1956. Revised Final Shooting draft script for the 1957 film, here under the working title "Fort Laramie." Copy belonging to actress Frances Helm, heavily annotated in holograph ink and pencil throughout, with all dialogue and action of Helm's character Melissa Brader underlined, and frequent annotations regarding action, motivation and dialogue. Annotation on leaf preceding title… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
image of Long Live Death [Viva la Muerte] (Original photograph from the 1971 film)

Long Live Death [Viva la Muerte] (Original photograph from the 1971 film)

by Fernando Arrabal (director, novel, screenwriter); Anouk Ferjac, Nuria Espert, Mahdi Chaouch (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1971
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1971 film. Two dated "L'Express" stamps, two "Publiee" stamps with annotations in holograph marker, and a "Viva la Muerte" stamp on verso. Based on the 1959 novel "Baal Babilonia" by Fernando Arrabal. Arrabal's fierce directorial debut. A young boy of about ten, Fando, tries to make sense… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
No cover image available

The Day After Tomorrow (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Robert Holles (screenwriter); Nathan Shaham (playwright)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p.. Draft script for an unproduced film. With a single notation to the title page in holograph ink, noting this copy was from Kurt Onger. Based on the 1949 play "They'll Be Here Tomorrow" by Nathan Shaham. An Israeli platoon takes an Arab soldier prisoner and questions him about an impending attack, with varied success during… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of March or Die (Collection of six original photographs from the 1977 film)

March or Die (Collection of six original photographs from the 1977 film)

by Dick Richards (director, story); David Zelag Goodman (screenwriter); Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1977. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the 1977 film. Major Foster (Gene Hackman), a war-weary alcoholic haunted by memories from WWI, is commander of a detachment of the French Foreign Legion assigned to protect a team of archeologists at a dig site in Morocco from revolutionaries led by El-Krim… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
image of Hanna's War [Hannah Senesh] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

Hanna's War [Hannah Senesh] (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Menahem Golan (director, writer, producer); Stanley Mann (screenwriter); Yoel Palgi, Anthony Masters (novels); Yoram Globus (producer); Hanna Senesh (diarist); Ellen Burstyn, David Warner (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1986
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Golan-Globus Productions, 1986. First Draft script for the 1988 film. Here under the working title "Hannah Senesh." Based on two books: "Hanna Senesh, Her Life and Diaries" (Sphere Books, 1973) and "Un Vento Impetuoso Soffio," a memoir by Joel Palgi published only in Italian in 1950, then in English in 2003 under the title "Into… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
image of Since You Went Away (Original post-production screenplay for the 1944 film)

Since You Went Away (Original post-production screenplay for the 1944 film)

by Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Walker (starring); John Cromwell (director); Margaret Buell Wilder (novel)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1949
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: Vanguard Films, 1949. Original Spotting List script for the 1949 re-release of the 1944 film, noted as "For Recut Version," and dated August 22, 1949. Based on the 1943 novel "Since You Went Away: Letters to a Soldier from His Wife" by Margaret Buell Wilder. A unique and important screenplay for a classic American war film, one… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of La Grande Illusion [The Grand Illusion] (Original program for the 1938 US premiere of the 1937 French film)

La Grande Illusion [The Grand Illusion] (Original program for the 1938 US premiere of the 1937 French film)

by Jean Renoir (director, screenwriter); Charles Spaak (screenwriter); Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1938
Item Price
$485.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Filmarte, 1938. Vintage program for the US premiere of the 1937 French film, which opened at the Filmarte Theatre in New York on September 12, 1938. A disparate group of French soldiers plan an escape from their German captors during World War I. Widely regarded as a masterpiece of French cinema, a poignant look at… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$485.00
image of Playhouse 90: Child of Our Time (Original screenplay for the 1959 television episode)

Playhouse 90: Child of Our Time (Original screenplay for the 1959 television episode)

by George Roy Hill (director); Michel del Castillo (novel); Irving Gaynor Neiman (screenwriter); Edgar Barrier, Beppie De Vries, George Dolenz, Lou Jacobi, Maximilian Schell (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1959
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1959. Draft script for the 18th episode of season 3 of the 1956-1961 television playhouse series, which originally aired on February 5, 1959. Copy belonging to director George Roy Hill, with a printed label noting his name on the verso of the front wrapper, and his holograph ink annotations throughout, noting deletions and substantive changes. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of [The Battle of] Austerlitz (Collection of five original photographs from the 1960 French film)

[The Battle of] Austerlitz (Collection of five original photographs from the 1960 French film)

by Abel Gance (director, screenwriter); Nelly Kaplan, Roger Richebe (screenwriters); Pierre Mondy, Jean Marais, Claudia Cardinale, Orson Welles, Leslie Caron (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$375.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: Compagnie Internationale de Productions Cinematographiques, 1960. Collection of five vintage reference photographs taken on the set of the 1960 French film, including one borderless photograph. One with a holograph ink annotation and stamp on the verso noting the photograph as No. 756. A dramatization of the Battle of Austerlitz, wherein Napoleon enjoyed the greatest victory of his… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$375.00