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The Devil's Brigade (Original screenplay for the 1968 film)

by McLaglen, Andrew V. (director); Robert H. Adleman, George Walton (book); William Roberts (screenwriter); William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards (starring)

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Published
1968
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N.p.: Wolper Pictures, 1968. Revised Draft script for the 1968 film. Based on the book of the same name by Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton. Based on the 1966 book by Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, in turn based on the true story of a specially trained unit of misfit American and… Read more
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Ashes and Diamonds (Three original photographs from US release of the 1958 film)

by Wajda, Andrzej (director, screenwriter); Jerry Andrzejewski (novel, screenwriter); Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska, Waclaw Zastrzezynski (starring)

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Published
1961
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$675.00

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New York: Janus Films, 1961. Three vintage studio still photographs from the US release of the 1958 film. Based on the 1948 novel by Jerzy Andrzejewski. The last film in the "war" trilogy that began Polish director Wajda's career as a director, preceded by "Pokolenie" (1955) and "Kanal" (1957). A strong anti-war statement, framed in… Read more
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Grave of the Fireflies (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Takahata, Isao (director, screenwriter); Akiyuki Nosaka (novel); Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi (starring)

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Published
1988
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$1,500.00

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Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1988. Draft script for the 1988 Japanese animated film. Text and titles in Japanese. Based on Akiyuki Nosaka's semi-autobiographical short story, following the final days of two Japanese children during World War II. Nosaka purportedly heartily approved of the choice to adapt his story as an animated film, noting that he believed it would have… Read more
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The Last Outpost (Original screenplay for the 1935 film)

by Barton, Charles, Louis J. Gasnier (directors); F. Britten Austin (short story); Philip MacDonald (screenwriter); Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Gertrude Michael (starring)

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Published
1935
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$325.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1935. Draft script for the 1935 film. Paramount "File Copy" and "Master File" stamps on front wrapper. Script divided into sequences, as was customary for the period. Based on F. Britten Austin's 1923 short story "The Drum." During WWI British Officer Michael Andrews (Cary Grant) is captured and awaiting execution when local Turkish… Read more
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Arch of Triumph (Original photograph from the 1948 film)

by Remarque, Erich Maria (novel); Lewis Milestone (director, screenwriter); Harry Brown (screenwriter); Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton (starring)

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Published
1948
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$350.00

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N.p.: Enterprise Productions, 1948. Vintage studio still photograph of Ingrid Bergman from the 1948 film. Holograph annotations in ink on bottom border of recto. Crop annotations in holograph pencil and stamp on the verso obscured by holograph marker. Based on the 1945 novel by Erich Maria Remarque. A complex romantic film noir, in which Dr. Ravic… Read more
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The Year of Living Dangerously (Original screenplay for the 1983 film)

by Weir, Peter (director, screenwriter); C.J. Koch (novel, screenwriter); David Williamson (screenwriter); Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Michael Murphy (starring)

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Published
1982
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$875.00

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N.p.: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1982. Fifth draft rainbow script for the 1983 film. Wrapper has title and date written in holograph ink, "The Year of Living Dangerously," "January 1982." Four leaves of the script have annotations in holograph pencil, one noting missing page number and added scene, the others noting deleted scenes. Based on C.J. Koch's 1978 novel. Guy… Read more
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The Beguiled (Original photograph of Clint Eastwood and Don Siegel on the set of the 1971 film)

by Siegel, Don (director); Thomas Cullinan (novel); Andre Marinie (still photographer); Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp (screenwriters); Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris (starring)

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Published
1971
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$375.00

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Burbank, CA: The Malpaso Company, 1971. Vintage borderless photograph of Clint Eastwood and Don Siegel on set from the 1971 film. With a rubber stamp crediting photographer Andre Marinie on the verso. Based on Thomas Cullinan's 1966 novel, set during the American Civil War, about an injured Yankee soldier (Eastwood), who is rescued by a teenage… Read more
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Operation: Daybreak [Seven Men at Daybreak] (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by Gilbert, Lewis (director); Ronald Harwood (screenwriter); Alan Burgess (novel); Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett (starring)

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Published
1974
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$250.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1974. Revised Final Draft script for the 1975 film. Based on Alan Burgess' 1960 novel "Seven Men at Daybreak", which was in turn loosely based on the true story of "Operation Anthropoid", the assassination of a top general in the Nazi RSHA by two Czech spies. Set in Germany and shot on… Read more
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How Sleep the Brave (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Briley, John (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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Tensleep (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Gray-Gold, James (screenwriter)

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Published
Unknown
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Hollywood: Firewater Productions, Unknown. Draft script for an unproduced film. With a number of small holograph ink annotations throughout, mostly noting grammatical revisions and diacritical marks. In the final days of World War II, Allied forces race to take down Hitler and the Nazi elite, while German and Italian prisoners of war plot to escape from an American… Read more
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The Purple Heart (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

by Milestone, Lewis (director); Darryl F. Zanuck (story); Jerome Cady (screenwriter); Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Farley Granger (starring)

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Published
1943
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$750.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1943. Second Revised Final draft script for the 1944 film. A few annotations of names or checks in holograph pencil on the top outer corner of verso. A dramatization of the trials that took place in Japan during World War II, eight American aircrew members are taken prisoner by the Japanese Army. They… Read more
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Next of Kin (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Rickman, Thomas (screenwriter)

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Published
Unknown
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$125.00

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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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In Country (Original screenplay for the 1989 film, profusely annotated copy belonging to film editor Lou Lombardo)

by Jewison, Norman (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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Savage in the Orient (Original screenplay for the 1983 television film)

by Sherman, Vincent (director); Wendell Mayes (screenwriter); Butz Aquino, Lew Ayres, Don Gordon Bell, Anthony Castello (starring)

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Published
1983
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Los Angeles: Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], 1983. Third Draft script for the 1983 television film, originally broadcast on CBS. An American investigator is sent to Manila in order to negotiate the release of a hostage. Set in Manila. Tan titled wrappers, notated copy No. 22 and production No. 89. Title page present,… 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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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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Sunflower (Two original photographs from the set of the 1970 film)

by De Sica, Vittorio (director); Tonino Guerra, Cesare Zavattini, Giorgi Mdivani (screenwriters); Sophie Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Lyudmila Saveleva, (starring)

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Published
1970
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$65.00

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N.p.: AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1970. Two vintage studio still photographs from the set of the 1970 film. One photo shown. Please inquire to see the other. Giovanna (Sophia Loren) and Antonio (Marcello Mastroianni) are newly weds torn from each other as Antonio is sent to the Russian front during World War II despite their efforts… Read more
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One Minute to Zero [The Korean Story] (Original photograph from the set of the 1952 film)

by Garnett, Tay (director); Milton Krims, William Wister Haines (screenwriters); Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, William Talman, Charles McGraw (starring)

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Published
1952
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Santa Monica, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1952. Vintage photograph of director Tay Garnett, actress Margaret Sheridan and members of the crew on the set of the 1952 film. Mimeo snipe and a rubber studio stamp on the verso. Set during the beginning of the Korean War. U.S. Army colonel Steve Janowski (Robert Mitchum) and UN official… Read more
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The Road to Glory (Two original photographs from the set of the 1936 film)

by Howard, Hawks (director); Joel Sayre, William Faulkner (screenwriter); Fredric March, Warner Baxter, Lionel Barrymore (starring)

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Published
1936
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1936. Two vintage photographs of director Howard Hawks on the set of the 1936 film, one with actors Warner Baxter, June Lang, and Hawks' secretary Mata Carpenter, the other with Hawks and actor Fredric March. Mimeo snipe and holograph annotations on the verso of each One photo shown. Please inquire to see the other.… Read more
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Teresa (Original photograph from the 1951 film)

by Zinnemann, Fred (director); Stewart Stern (screenwriter); Pier Angeli, John Ericson, Patricia Collinge, Richard Bishop (starring)

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Published
1951
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1951. Vintage black-and-white double-weight studio still photograph from the 1951 film. Struck from the original negative, with offset black border. Starring actors Ericson and Mauldin are prominently featured. "Silver Screen Archives" rubber-stamp on the verso. Based on an original story by Alfred Hayes and Stewart Stern. Phillip (Ericson) is a soldier in… Read more
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Teresa (Three original photographs from the 1951 film)

by Zinnemann, Fred (director); Stewart Stern (screenwriter); Pier Angeli, John Ericson, Patricia Collinge, Richard Bishop (starring)

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Published
1951
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1951. Collection of 3 vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1951 film. Starring actors Ericson and Mauldin are featured throughout. On the versos, two stills with "Silver Screen Archives" rubber-stamp, one still with title mimeo snipe, and all with brief numerical annotations. One image from the set is shown. Please inquire… Read more
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