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What About Joan: My Dinner With Jake (Original screenplay for the 2001 television episode, signed by cast and crew)

by Cusack, Joan; Kyle Chandler, Donna Murphy, Jessica Hecht (starring); Terry Hughes (director); Katherine Green (screenwriter)

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Published
2001
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$225.00

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Los Angeles: Gracie Films, 2001. Shooting Draft script for the 2001 television episode, which originally aired on October 2 on ABC. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the title page by actress Joan Cusack: "Molly-- / my god you are so wonderful / Thank you for your ideas -- and your great smarts / Joan… Read more
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$225.00
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Leap of Faith (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Pearce, Richard (director); Janus Cercone (screenwriter); Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich, Liam Neeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman (starring)

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Published
1992
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$125.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Talent Agency, 1992. Revised Draft script for the 1992 film, here still noted as "Working Title" on the title page. Fraudulent Christian faith healer Jonas Nightengale (Steve Martin) makes a living swindling people as his revival meetings with the help of his friend and manager Jane (Debra Winger). When their truck breaks down… Read more
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Mother is a Freshman (Original screenplay for the 1949 film)

by Bacon, Lloyd (director); Raphael Blau (story); Mary Loos, Richard Sale (screenwriters); Loretta Young, Van Johnson, Rudy Vallee (starring)

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Published
1948
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$325.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1948. Final Draft script for the 1948 film. Based on Raphael Blau's unpublished story. Widow Abby Abbott (Loretta Young) and her teenage daughter Susan (Betty Lynn) support themselves on a trust fund started from her late husband. In order to get Susan the needed funds to pay for college tuition, Abby must enroll… Read more
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No Mercy (Original screenplay for the 1986 film)

by Pearce, Richard (director) Jim Carabatsos and Judith Rascoe (screenwriters); Richard Gere, Kim Basinger (starring)

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Published
1985
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Final Draft script for the 1985 film. With a few annotations in holograph pencil throughout. A story of the interoffice politics and struggles that beleaguer the Chicago police department. Set in Chicago. Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 6, 1985, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters… Read more
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$275.00
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Hiroshima mon amour (Original press photograph from the 1959 film)

by Resnais, Alain (director); Marguerite Duras (screenwriter); Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud (starring)

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Published
1959
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$675.00

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Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: Argos Films, 1959. Vintage press photograph from the 1959 film, showing actors Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada posing with a group beneath the exterior of the fictional "New Hiroshima Hotel". With a stamp for Cinemonde Archives and holograph pencil annotations regarding layout to the verso. The set of the "New Hiroshima Hotel", a key element in… Read more
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$675.00
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Original photograph of Louella Parsons

by Parsons, Louella (subject); Michel Brodsky (photographer)

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Published
1949
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1949. Vintage photograph of noted gossip columnist and screenwriter Louella Parsons in 1949. With the stamp of photographer Michel Brodsky, as well as stamps of a French archive and holograph pencil annotations regarding layout and dated 26.5.49 on the verso. Louella Parsons was known as the first American gossip columnist and the so-called "Queen… Read more
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$375.00
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My Sin (Original photograph from the 1931 film)

by [Bankhead, Tallulah] Abbott, George (director); Frederick J. Jackson (play); Owen Davis, Adelaide Heilbron (screenwriters); Tallulah Bankhead, Fredric March, Harry Davenport (starring)

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Published
1931
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$750.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1931. Vintage photograph of Tallulah Bankhead from the 1931 pre-Code film. Based on the 1929 play "Her Past," by Frederic J. Jackson, about a woman who kills a man in self-defense and, after she is acquitted, moves to a new city to restart her life under an assumed identity. Shot at… Read more
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$750.00
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Madame Butterfly (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Akins, Zoe (screenwriter)

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Published
1932
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$1,500.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1932. Draft script for an unproduced film. With holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper. Based on the 1898 story by John Luther Long. An early screenplay by American playwright Zoe Akins, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1935 for her adaptation of Edith Wharton's "The Old Maid." An American naval officer purchases,… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Finals Week (Original screenplay and storyboard for an unproduced film)

by Kasica, Mary Anne, Michael Scheff (screenwriters)

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Published
1985
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$25.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1985. Revised Shooting script and storyboard for an unproduced film. It is finals week at a local university where the graduating seniors are hoping to leave college and graduate, for better or for worse. Screenwriters Mary Anne Kasica and Michael Scheff are known for the work on television and working together on… Read more
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$25.00
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La Luna (Original photograph from the set of 1979 film)

by Bertolucci, Bernardo (director, screenwriter); Franco Arcalli, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Clare Peploe (screenwriters); Jill Clayburgh, Matthew Barry, Fred Gwynne (starring)

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Published
1979
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$25.00

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Italy / US: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979. Vintage studio still photograph of actress Jill Clayburgh and director Bernardo Bertolucci on the set of the 1979 film. The son of a famous opera singer falls into heroin addiction, and his mother begins an incestuous relationship with him to help him kick the habit. … Read more
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The Student Prince (Collection of 11 original photographs from rereleases of the 1954 film)

by Thorpe, Richard (director); Wilhelm Eyer-Forster (play); William Ludwig, Sonya Levien (screenwriters); Robert Quirk (still photographer); Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, John Ericson, Louis Calhern (starring); Mario Lanza (singing voice)

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Published
1962
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$75.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1962. Collection of 11 vintage single weight studio still photographs from 1962 (5 photos) and 1969 re-release (6 photos) of the 1954 film, under the title, "Student Prince." Starring actor Purdom, who played the prince, is prominently featured, sometimes sword fighting. One image from the set is shown. Please inquire for others.… Read more
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$75.00
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The Ten Commandments (Original photograph from the set of the 1923 film)

by Demille, Cecil B. (director); Jeanie Macpherson (screenwriter); Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor, Julia Faye (starring)

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Published
1923
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$325.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1923. Vintage photograph of Cecil B. Demille, Jeanie Macpherson and Jack Holt on the set of the 1923 film. With holograph annotations and rubber stamp of noted collector Gene Ringgold on the verso. Filmed in two parts, first is the story of Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt to the Promised Land, receiving… Read more
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The Guilt of Janet Ames (Original photograph from the set of the 1947 film)

by [Welles, Orson] Levin, Henry (director); Lenore Coffee (story); Louella MacFarlane, Allen Rivkin, Devery Freeman (screenwriter); Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Sid Caesar, Betsy Blair (starring)

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Published
1947
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$350.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1947. Vintage photograph of director Charles Vidor and stars Rosalind Russell and Melvyn Douglas speaking to Orson Welles on the set of the 1947 film. Welles was directing the classic Columbia Pictures film, "The Lady from Shanghai" at the same time. Mimeo snipe and agency stamps on the verso. Janet Ames (Rosalind Russell)… Read more
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$350.00
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The Creatures (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Varda, Agnes (director, screenwriter); Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli (starring)

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Published
1966
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$125.00

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Paris: Parc Film, 1966. Vintage borderless photograph of director Agnes Varda and actor Catherine Deneuve on the set of the 1966 film. With a mimeo snipe on the verso. A writer and his pregnant wife, mute from a car accident, move to a remote village while he works on a novel. Fantasy and reality, fact and fiction,… Read more
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Fragments from an Unwritten Autobiography, Volumes I and II (First Edition, inscribed to screenwriter Anita Loos)

by Van Vechten, Carl

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Published
1955
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New Haven: Yale Univerity Press, 1955. First Edition. First Edition, two volumes bound in red cloth housed in a black cloth covered slipcase. Issued for Carl Van Vechten's 75th birthday. Warmly INSCRIBED by Van Vechten on the front endpaper of the first volume to noted screenwriter Anita Loos: "For Anita with admiration and love from Carl / Christmas, 1955… Read more
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$750.00
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A Kiss for a Killer [Une manche et la belle] (Original still photograph from the 1957 film)

by Verneuil, Henri (director, screenwriter); François Boyer, Annette Wademant (screenwriters); Yves Mirkine (still photographer); James Hadley Chase (novel); Henri Vidal, Mylène Demongeot, Isa Miranda, Jean-Loup Philippe (starring)

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Published
1957
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$45.00

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Nice: Studios de la Victorine, 1957. Original black-and-white single weight still photograph from the 1957 French film, here under the original title, "Une manche et la belle." Vidal and Demongeot are seen sunbathing worriedly on marble. Numerical annotations in holograph pencil, French film title, and Demongeot's and Vidal's names in holograph ink, on the versos. Noirish… Read more
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Up Pops the Devil (Original screenplay for the 1931 film)

by Lombard, Carole (starring); A. Edward Sutherland (director); Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett (playwrights); Arthur Kober, Eve Unsell (screenwriters)

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Published
1931
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$2,500.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1931. First White script for the 1931 Pre-Code film. An early starring performance for Carole Lombard, made prior to her 1934 star breakthrough in Howard Hawks' "Twentieth Century." Included is a studio still photograph of Lombard and Lilyan Tashman from the film, with the unusual feature of having an associated quote from the scene added to… Read more
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$2,500.00
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How to Succeed in Love [Comment reussir en amour] (Collection of 14 original film stills for the 1962 film)

by Boisrond, Michel (director); Annette Wademant (screenwriter); William Camus (photographer); Dany Saval, Jean Poiret, Jacqueline Maillan, Jacques Charon (starring)

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Published
1962
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$125.00

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Paris: France Cinema, 1962. Collection of 14 original black-and-white film still photographs for the 1962 French-Italian film. Starring actoir Poiret is prominently featured, metal crutches in tow, with a few images of Saval and Maillan. All with numerical annotations in holograph pencil on the versos. Based on Annette Wademant's screenplay, one of twelve written by Wademant for… Read more
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The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (Original screenplay for the 1973 film)

by Sarafian, Richard C. (director); Eleanor Perry (screenwriter); Marilyn Durham (novelist); Burt Reynolds, Sarah Miles, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden (starring)

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Published
1972
Item Price
$550.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1972. Draft script for the 1973 film. Copy belonging to uncredited cast member Merritt Blake, with his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Jay Grobart (Reynolds) kills a man who raped and murdered his wife, Cat Dancing. He is arrested, but soon after is released and goes on a… Read more
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$550.00
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Hatari (Original photograph from the 1962 film)

by Hawks, Howard (director); Leigh Brackett, Harry Kurnitz (screenwriters); John Wayne, Hardy Kruger, Elsa Martinelli, Red Buttons, Gerard Blain, Bruce Cabot, Michele Girardon (starring)

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Published
1962
Item Price
$250.00

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Hollywood: Malabar, 1962. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1962 film. With holograph annotations and agency stamp on the verso. A group of hunters track and capture wild animals for a zoo, their job complicated by the arrival of a photojournalist. The film's scenes of animal capture, which consisted of chasing them down in jeeps until exhausted,… Read more
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$250.00