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cover of Against a Crooked Sky (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

Against a Crooked Sky (Original screenplay for the 1975 film)

by Earl Bellamy (director); Douglas C. Stewart, Eleanor Lamb (screenwriters); Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon (starring)

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Published
1970
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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for the 1975 film, copy belonging to actor Gordon Hanson, with his name, his character's name, and the page numbers on which his character appears, in holograph ink on the top right of the front wrapper, with a single annotation in holograph ink of a check on page 69, where the character first appears.… Read more
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cover of The Misfits (Original photograph of John Huston and Arthur Miller on the set of the 1961 film)

The Misfits (Original photograph of John Huston and Arthur Miller on the set of the 1961 film)

by John Huston (director); Arthur Miller (screenwriter); Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift (starring)

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Published
1961
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$350.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1961. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1961 film, showing John Huston and Arthur Miller talking on the set. A bleak, haunting film exploring the loss of independence, about a recent divorcée who enters into an unstable relationship with an aging cowboy whom she meets in the Nevada desert. The final… Read more
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cover of The Return of the Cisco Kid (Collection of 49 original set design photographs from the 1939 film)

The Return of the Cisco Kid (Collection of 49 original set design photographs from the 1939 film)

by Herbert I. Leeds (director); O. Henry (story); Milton Sperling (screenwriter); Warner Baxter, Lynn Bari, Cesar Romero, Henry Hull (starring)

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Published
1939
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Collection of 49 vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1939 film. The Cisco Kid takes a vacation in Arizona, where he becomes determined to help a beautiful rancher's daughter escape the grasp of a dishonest lawman. The fourth and final feature to star Warner Baxter as the Kid, who was replaced… Read more
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cover of Bonanza (Original screenplay for an unproduced film, presentation script belonging to screenwriter George Bruce)

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Draft script for an unproduced film, circa 1940s. Presentation copy belonging to screenwriter George Bruce, bound in full brown leather with gilt titles and rule, and Bruce's name in gilt on the bottom right corner of the front board. A grizzled con man arranges to swindle a hard-of-hearing gold mine heiress nicknamed Death Valley… Read more
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cover of Destry Rides Again (First Edition, with supplied later printing dust jacket)

Destry Rides Again (First Edition, with supplied later printing dust jacket)

by Max Brand

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Published
1930
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First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1930. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for three film versions, but Audie Murphy and Tom Mix have to step aside for George Marshall's 1939 classic that starred James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich. Very Good or better. This is the Dodd, Mead First Edition, but with a SUPPLIED A.L. Burt dust jacket. Slight spine… Read more
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cover of Paint Your Wagon (Original photograph of Joshua Logan, Jean Seberg, and Lee Marvin on the set of the 1969 film)

Paint Your Wagon (Original photograph of Joshua Logan, Jean Seberg, and Lee Marvin on the set of the 1969 film)

by Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg (starring); Joshua Logan (director); Alan Jay Lerner (play); Frederick Loewe (play); Paddy Chayefsky (screenwriter)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actors Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg talking with director Joshua Logan on the set of the 1969 film. One of the last widescreen Technicolor musicals, and one of the most bizarre. A lesser-known screen adaptation by playwright Paddy Chayesfsky, about a young Mormon woman who is bought by a… Read more
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cover of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Original screenplay for the 1948 Western film)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Original screenplay for the 1948 Western film)

by John Huston (director, screenwriter); B. Traven (novel); Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston (starring)

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Published
1946
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1946. Draft script for the 1948 Western film. Based on the 1927 novel by B. Traven, about two American drifters who join forces with an aging prospector to search for gold in the mountains of Mexico. One of the first Hollywood films to be shot on location outside the US. Nominated for four… Read more
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cover of The Ox-Bow Incident (First Edition, Review Copy)

The Ox-Bow Incident (First Edition, Review Copy)

by Walter van Tilburg Clark

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, preceding the First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Basis for the classic 1943 Western directed by William Wellman, starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Quinn. Near Fine in perfect bound wrappers with French flaps. In a custom blue cloth slipcase.
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cover of Man of the West (Original pressbook for the 1958 film)

Man of the West (Original pressbook for the 1958 film)

by Anthony Mann (director); Will C. Brown (novel); Reginald Rose (screenwriter); Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell (starring)

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Published
1958
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1958. Vintage pressbook for the 1958 film. Based on Will C. Brown's 1955 novel "The Border Jumpers." A former criminal is stranded in the desert after an attempted stagecoach robbery, and is forced to rejoin his old band of outlaws, now led by his uncle, to survive. One of Gary Cooper's final… Read more
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cover of Last Train from Gun Hill (Original pressbook for the 1959 film)

Last Train from Gun Hill (Original pressbook for the 1959 film)

by John Sturges (director); James Poe (screenwriter); Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn (starring)

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Published
1959
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1959. Vintage pressbook for the 1959 film. Two drunken cowboys sexually assault and murder the wife of a US Marshal, leading him to track the men to a frontier town to seek retribution. Shot on location in Tucson, Arizona. 23 pages, saddle stitched, 17 x 12 inches. Very Good plus,… Read more
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Junior Bonner (Original half sheet poster for the 1972 film)

by Sam Peckinpah (director); Jeb Rosebrook (screenwriter); Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino, Joe Don Baker (starring)

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Published
1972
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N.p.: ABC Pictures, 1972. Vintage double weight half sheet poster for the 1972 film. Perhaps the most sympathetic of Sam Peckinpah's films. Aging rodeo rider Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen), returns to his hometown to participate in the annual Independence Day rodeo and reunite with his estranged parents (Robert Preston, Ida Lupino) and brother (Joe Don Baker). … Read more
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cover of Nevada Smith (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

Nevada Smith (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Henry Hathaway (director); Harold Robbins, John Michael Hayes (screenwriters); Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Arthur Kennedy (starring)

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Published
1965
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1965. Draft script for the 1966 film. A mixed-race man seeks vengeance for his parents, who were killed by a trio of bandits. Based on a character from Harold Robbins' 1961 novel "The Carpetbaggers," and a prequel to the 1964 film of the same name, made two years earlier. Set in Nevada,… Read more
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cover of The Honkers (Original screenplay for the 1972 film)

The Honkers (Original screenplay for the 1972 film)

by James Coburn, Lois Nettleton, Slim Pickens, Anne Archer (starring); Steve Ihnat (director, screenwriter); Stephen Lodge (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1972. Revised Draft script for the 1972 film. Well-regarded film about an aging rodeo champion (a "honker") whose arrogance hurts everyone around him, including his family. Notable for its accurate depiction of rodeo life, portrayed in striking detail. Director Steve Inhat's directorial debut. Shot on location in New Mexico. … Read more
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cover of Pocket Money (Original screenplay for the 1972 film)

Pocket Money (Original screenplay for the 1972 film)

by Paul Newman, Lee Marvin (starring); Stuart Rosenberg (director); Terrence Malick, John Gay (screenwriters); J.P.S. Brown (novel)

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Published
1971
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Los Angeles: First Artists, 1971. Draft script for the 1972 film. Based on the 1970 novel "Jim Kane" by J.P.S. Brown. A poor but honest cowboy takes a job running cattle from Mexico to the United States for a crooked dealer. Carole King wrote and performed the film's theme song. Shot on location in New… Read more
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cover of High Noon (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

High Noon (Original screenplay for the 1952 film)

by Fred Zinnemann (director); Carl Foreman (screenwriter); Gary Cooper, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges (starring)

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Published
1951
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Hollywood: Stanley Kramer Productions, 1951. Early Draft script for the 1949 film, seen here under the working title "High Noon." A town marshal faces off against three vengeful killers on the eve of his wedding. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning four, including Best Actor for Gary Cooper. Set in New Mexico, shot on location in… Read more
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cover of I, Tom Horn (First Edition)

I, Tom Horn (First Edition)

by Will Henry

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Published
1975
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First Edition
ISBN
9780397010738
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1975. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the 1980 film directed by William Wiard and starring Steve McQueen in his penultimate screen appearance. Jacket lightly faded on the spine panel as is often found, else Fine in an about Fine dust jacket.
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cover of Side Trip to Rimrock (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Side Trip to Rimrock (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Paul Leslie Piel (screenwriter, novel); Leo V. Gordon (screenwriter)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: N.p., 1976. Draft script for an unproduced film. Included with the script is a typed letter addressed to Paul Kohner from screenwriter Leo Gordon, dated November 19, 1976, with holograph ink annotations to the recto: "Leo Gordon wrote a script for you in Turkey ... Now he has written a turkey for the USA Please note comment at… Read more
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cover of The Hateful Eight (Original program for the Special Roadshow Engagement screenings of the 2015 film)

The Hateful Eight (Original program for the Special Roadshow Engagement screenings of the 2015 film)

by Quentin Tarantino (director, screenwriter); Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh (starring)

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2015
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N.p.: Cinerama, 2015. Vintage program for the 2015 film, distributed at Special Roadshow Engagement screenings in 70mm. In 1870s Wyoming, a stagecoach carrying two bounty hunters, three dead bounties, a prisoner, and a sheriff-to-be are forced to make an emergency stop at a remote cabin during a blizzard, where they encounter a variety of nefarious characters. The… Read more
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cover of Strange Men Riding (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Strange Men Riding (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Charles K. Peck, Jr. (screenwriter)

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Published
1963
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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Treatment script for an unproduced film. A traveling preacher persuades an outlaw to join him in his holy mission, but the outlaw finds it hard to leave behind his gunslinging ways in Trail City, where sin abounds. Screenwriter Charles K. Peck was known for writing adventure and western films in the 1950s, most notably… Read more
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cover of The Tracker [Dead or Alive] (Original screenplay for the 1988 television film)

The Tracker [Dead or Alive] (Original screenplay for the 1988 television film)

by John Guillermin (director); Kevin Jarre (screenwriter); Kris Kristofferson, Scott Wilson, Mark Moses (starring)

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Published
1983
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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Draft script for the 1988 Western television film, originally aired on HBO on March 26, 1988, here under its working title "Dead or Alive." Laid in with the script is a five-page synopsis of the screenplay likely written by a reader for a ITC Productions. Incomplete as issued. An educated young man returns home… Read more
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