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cover of [The] Spider's Web (Original screenplay for the 1989 film)

[The] Spider's Web (Original screenplay for the 1989 film)

by Bernhard Wicki (director, screenwriter); Wolfgang Kirchner (screenwriter); Joseph Roth (novel); Ulrich Muhe, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Klaus Maria Brandauer (starring)

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Published
1983
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West Germany: Allianz Filmproduktion / Regina Ziegler Filmproduktion, 1983. Third Draft script for the 1989 film. Text in English. Based on Joseph Roth's 1923 novel, about a mercenary World War I veteran who swears vengeance on those he deems responsible for Germany's downfall-Democrats, Jews, and and socialists. Set in Germany, shot on location in West Germany.… Read more
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cover of Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man [Ernest Hemingway's Young Man] (Original screenplay for the 1962 film)

Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man [Ernest Hemingway's Young Man] (Original screenplay for the 1962 film)

by Ernest Hemingway (story); Martin Ritt (director); A.E. Hotchner (screenwriter); Richard Beymer, Diane Baker (starring)

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Published
1961
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$1,750.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961. Revised Final Draft script for the 1962 film. Based on Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms," as well as his "Nick Adams" stories, which appeared in his books "In Our Time" and "Men Without Women," amongst others. The story of a 19-year-old who leaves his Michigan home, holding various jobs… Read more
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cover of The Sun Also Rises (Original Screenplay for the 1957 film)

The Sun Also Rises (Original Screenplay for the 1957 film)

by Ernest Hemingway (novel); Peter Viertel (screenwriter); Henry King (director); Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Eddie Albert (starring)

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Published
1957
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Final Draft script for the 1957 film. Bound in, following the script, is a 5/28/57 blue revision of page one. The first screen adaptation of the 1926 novel by Ernest Hemingway. One of the most honest "big" film adaptations of its era, due mainly to the screenplay by novelist and Hemingway acolyte Peter… Read more
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cover of The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle [The Castles] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle [The Castles] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers (starring); Richard Sherman, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Yost (screenwriters); H.C. Potter (director); Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan (starring)

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Published
1937
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$3,500.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1937. First Draft script for the 1939 musical, here under the working title "The Castles." Based on real-life ballroom dancers Irene and Vernon Castle, who rekindled an interest in Western ballroom dancing in the early 20th century. The real Irene Castle served on the film's production team and was purportedly quite difficult… Read more
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cover of Bluebeard (Complete set of eight original photographs from the 1972 film)

Bluebeard (Complete set of eight original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Edward Dmytryk (director, screenwriter); Ennio De Concini, Maria Pia Fusco (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Raquel Welch, Virna Lisi, Joey Heatherton (starring)

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Published
1972
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$85.00

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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Complete set of eight original color studio still photographs from the 1972 film. An Austrian aristocrat and war hero secretly murders his wives when he tires of them, and hides their bodies in his castle vault. Shot on location in Budapest, Hungary and Rome, Italy. 10 x 8… Read more
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cover of Bluebeard (Collection of six original photographs from the 1972 film)

Bluebeard (Collection of six original photographs from the 1972 film)

by Edward Dmytryk (director, screenwriter); Ennio De Concini, Maria Pia Fusco (screenwriters); Richard Burton, Raquel Welch, Virna Lisi, Joey Heatherton (starring)

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Published
1972
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the 1972 film. Three stamped production No. 72-327 on the bottom right corner of the recto. An Austrian aristocrat and war hero secretly murders his wives when he tires of them, and hides their bodies in his castle vault. Shot on location… Read more
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cover of La Grande Illusion [The Grand Illusion] (Original photograph from the 1937 film)

La Grande Illusion [The Grand Illusion] (Original photograph from the 1937 film)

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

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Published
1937
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New York: Filmarte, 1937. Vintage reference photograph from the 1937 film, showing (L-R) Jean Gabin, Gaston Modot, Pierre Fresnay, Julien Carette, Jean Daste, and Marcel Dalio. Provenance stamp and library stamps to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. A disparate group of French soldiers plan an escape from their German… Read more
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cover of 40,000 [Forty Thousand] Horsemen (Original photograph from the 1940 film)

40,000 [Forty Thousand] Horsemen (Original photograph from the 1940 film)

by Charles Chauvel (director, screenwriter); E.V. Timms, Elsa Chauvel (screenwriters); Grant Taylor, Betty Bryant, Chips Rafferty (starring)

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Published
1940
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$25.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage US studio still photograph from the 1940 Australian film, showing the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, or ANZACs, approaching enemy fire in the desert. Date stamps to the verso. A dramatization of the attack of the Australian Light Horse mounted troops during the Sinai and Palestine campaign during World War I. … Read more
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cover of The Big Parade (Original program for the 1925 silent film)

The Big Parade (Original program for the 1925 silent film)

by King Vidor (director); Laurence Stallings, Harry Behn, Joseph W. Farnham (screenwriters); John Gilbert, Renee Adoree, Hobart Bosworth (starring)

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Published
1925
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$350.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1925. Vintage program for the 1925 silent film. With the stamp of Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre on the rear wrapper. During World War I, a wealthy, idle young man joins the US Army's Rainbow Division, and is sent to France to fight, where he befriends two working class men, is hardened by the… Read more
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cover of Mata Hari, Agent H21 (Original photograph of Jeanne Moreau and Jean-Louis Trintignant on the set of the 1964 film)

Mata Hari, Agent H21 (Original photograph of Jeanne Moreau and Jean-Louis Trintignant on the set of the 1964 film)

by Jean-Louis Richard (director, screenwriter); François Truffaut (screenwriter); Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Claude Rich (starring)

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Published
1964
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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Vintage oversize borderless reference photograph from the 1964 film, showing actors Jean-Louis Trintignant and Jeanne Moreau between takes. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of PRPresse. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a photo house that acted as an intermediary between emigre photographers (as well as those still… Read more
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cover of Escadrille: An American Fable (Original script for an unproduced musical)

Escadrille: An American Fable (Original script for an unproduced musical)

by Julian Barry (book, lyrics); Claibe Richardson (music)

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Published
1970
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New York: Arthur Langer Productions, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced musical, circa 1970. Annotation in holograh marker of copy number "18" on title page. From the estate of actress Monique van Vooren. Book and lyrics written by Julian Barry, screenwriter and playwright, perhaps best known for his Academy Award nominated script for Bob Fosse's 1974 film "Lenny."… Read more
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cover of Lawrence of Arabia (Original oversize photograph from the 1962 film)

Lawrence of Arabia (Original oversize photograph from the 1962 film)

by David Lean (director, screenwriter); T. E. Lawrence (writings); Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson (screenwriters); Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Omar Sharif, Jose Ferrer (starring)

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Published
1962
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1962. Vintage oversize borderless double weight photograph from the 1962 film, shot on location in the Moroccan desert. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Based on the 1926 autobiography "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by T.E. Lawrence. An incomparable film. Opening in 1935 with the death of Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) in a motorcycle… Read more
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cover of Devil in the Flesh [Le diable au corps] (Collection of five original photographs from the set of the 1947 French film noir)

Devil in the Flesh [Le diable au corps] (Collection of five original photographs from the set of the 1947 French film noir)

by Claude Autant-Lara (director); Raymond Radiguet (novel); Raymond Voinquel (photographer); Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost (screenwriter); Micheline Presle, Gerard Philipe, Denise Grey, Jean Debucourt (starring)

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Published
1947
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Paris: Transcontinental Films, 1947. Collection of five vintage borderless reference photographs, shot on location during the making of the 1947 French film noir. Included are: Michelene Presle revealing a French "Devil in the Flesh" street sign, a charming photograph of Gerard Philipe and Presle, Presle and Philipe posing with the cast, and two of the cast and crew celebrating… Read more
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cover of Mata Hari (Original screenplay for the 1931 film)

Mata Hari (Original screenplay for the 1931 film)

by George Fitzmaurice (director); Benjamiin Glazer, Leo Birinski (screenwriter); Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone (starring)

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Published
1931
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1931. Draft script for the 1931 film, with annotations in holograph pencil, primarily in later half of script, largely regarding dialogue, but also setting and shots. A largely fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, exotic dancer and courtesan, who was executed by France for espionage during World War I. A… Read more
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cover 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)

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Published
1938
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$485.00

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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
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cover of The Dawn Patrol [Flight Commander] (Archive of 34 vernacular photographs from the set of the 1930 film)

The Dawn Patrol [Flight Commander] (Archive of 34 vernacular photographs from the set of the 1930 film)

by Howard Hawks (director, screenwriter); John Monk Saunders (story); Dan Totheroh, Seton I. Miller (screenwriters); Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Richard Barthelmess (starring); J.N. Boucher (photographer)

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Published
1930
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$2,500.00

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Los Angeles: First National Pictures, 1930. Archive of 68 vernacular photographs, housed in a contemporary photo album, each photo with descriptions in silver holograph ink just below it, and distributed in three sections as follows: (1) 34 photos taken on the set of "The Dawn Patrol" (Howard Hawks, 1930), an aviation drama set during World War I. Included are… Read more
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cover of Noah's Ark (Original photograph from the set of the 1928 film)

Noah's Ark (Original photograph from the set of the 1928 film)

by Michael Curtiz (director); Darryl F. Zanuck, Anthony Coldeway (screenwriters); Dolores Costello, George O'Brien (starring)

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Published
1928
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1928. Vintage borderless reference photograph taken on the set of the 1928 film, showing thousands of extras depicting the presentation and worship of the golden idols in Egypt. With a printed mimeo snipe on the verso. The biblical story of Noah and the flood, interspersed with scenes from 1914 France and America, on the… Read more
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cover of Hell's Angels (Original program for the 1930 film)

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

by Howard Hughes (director); Marshall Neilan (novel); Joseph Moncure March (screenwriter); Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow (starring)

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Published
1930
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$500.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1930. 16 page vintage program for the 1930 film, announcing its showing at Broadway theaters in New York, with abundant black and white photographs of actors, aerial stunts, and Howard Hughes throughout. Hughes' most expensive and ambitious production, a story about World War I combat pilots, today still a dazzling work of blockbuster… Read more
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cover of Landru [Bluebeard] (Promotional flyer for the 1963 French film)

Landru [Bluebeard] (Promotional flyer for the 1963 French film)

by Claude Chabrol (director); Francoise Sagan (screenwriter); Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef (starring)

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Published
1963
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Paris: Lux Film, 1963. Promotional flyer for the 1963 French film. Text in French. During World War I, a man supplements his income by luring middle-class Parisian women to a countryside villa where he seduces and kills them, burns their bodies, then helps himself to their bank accounts, keeping himself, his wife, his mistress, and his four children… Read more
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cover of Pack Up Your Troubles [Roughneck] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

Pack Up Your Troubles [Roughneck] (Original screenplay for the 1939 film)

by H. Bruce Humberstone (director); Lou Breslow, Owen Francis (screenwriters); Jane Withers, Lynn Bari, Joseph Schildkraut, Al Ritz, Jimmy Ritz, Harry Ritz (starring)

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Published
1939
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939. Final Draft script for the 1939 comedy film, here under the working title "Roughneck." Three unemployed vaudevillians enlist in the US Army, and are deployed to France, where all three men promptly fall in love with the same girl. Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No.… Read more
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