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Madame Spy (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

by Freund, Karl (director); Fay Wray, Nils Asther, Edward Arnold (starring); William Hurlbut (screenwriter)

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Published
1933
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$850.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1933. Draft script for the 1934 espionage film, noted on the title page as having the working title "Under False Colors". Though best remembered as one of the great cinematographers, Karl Freund also directed eight films after coming to the US from Germany. "Madame Spy" was the third, on the heels of… Read more
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King and Country (Collection of 25 original photographs from the 1964 film)

by Losey, Joseph (director); James Lansdale Hodson (novel); John Wilson (play); Ted Reed (still photographer); Evan Jones (screenwriter); Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster (starring)

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Published
1966
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$475.00

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N.p.: American International Pictures, 1966. Collection of 25 vintage studio still photographs from the 1964 film, housed in their original brown paper envelope stamped "King and Country 25 Stills Set A," with annotations in holograph marker on envelope. Based on the 1964 play "Hamp" by John Wilson, which was based on the 1955 novel "Return to… Read more
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$475.00
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Bluebeard [Landru] (Collection of 16 original photographs from the 1963 film)

by Chabrol, Claude (director); Raymond Cauchetier, Sergio Strizzi (still photographers); Francoise Sagan (screenwriter); Michele Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef (starring)

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Published
1963
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$225.00

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New South Wales: Embassy Pictures, 1963. Collection of 16 vintage studio still photographs from the 1963 film. Based on French serial killer Henri Desire Landru. During World War I, Henri Landru (Charles Denner) supplements his income by luring middle-class women through newspaper ads, to a villa outside Paris where he seduces and kills them, burns their bodies,… Read more
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$225.00
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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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$325.00
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Johnny Got His Gun (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

by Trumbo, Dalton (director, novel, screenwriter); Timothy Bottoms, Marsha Hunt, Donald Sutherland, Jason Robards (starring)

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Published
1971
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$1,450.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: The Bruce Campbell and Dalton Trumbo Company, 1971. Draft script for the 1971 film, housed in the rare black binder with pictorial front board depicting the film's iconic poster image. Script contains several illustrations depicting how two sequences are to be shot, a minimal but expressionistic departing lovers sequence between Joe and Kareen, and a fantasy… Read more
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$1,450.00
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Paths of Glory (First Edition)

by Cobb, Humphrey

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Published
1935
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Second issue jacket, with reviews for the book printed on the jacket verso. The author's only book, basis for director Stanley Kubrick's classic 1957 film starring Kirk Douglas and Ralph Meeker. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Very Good or better in a bright, Very Good plus dust… Read more
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$125.00
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Lawrence of Arabia (Original photograph from set of the 1962 film)

by Lean, David (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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$325.00

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London: Horizon, 1962. Vintage borderless photograph of David Lean on the set of the 1962 film. An incomparable film. Opening in 1935 with the death of Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) in a motorcycle accident at the age of 46, we then follow, in flashback, Lawrence as a young intelligence officer in 1916 Cairo, assigned to investigate the… Read more
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The Cavalcade of America: A Tooth for Paul Revere (Original script for the 1948 radio broadcast)

by Radcliffe, Virginia (writer); Robert Taylor (starring)

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Published
1948
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$75.00

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New York: Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn, 1948. Draft script for "Perfect Union," an episode of the popular anthology drama radio show "The Cavalcade of America," originally broadcast on January 26, 1948. With a few holograph annotations in pencil and ink to the front wrapper. The anthology series was part of a campaign by the DuPont chemical… Read more
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$75.00
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The Cavalcade of America: Young Tom Jefferson (Original script for the 1942 radio broadcast)

by Richards, Robert (writer); Tyrone Power (starring)

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Published
1942
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$75.00

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New York: Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn, 1942. Draft script for "A Continental Uniform," an episode of the popular anthology drama radio show "The Cavalcade of America," originally broadcast on May 25, 1942. With faint holograph annotations in pencil and ink to the front wrapper. The anthology series was part of a campaign by the DuPont chemical corporation… Read more
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The Goshawk Squadron (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Shaffer, Anthony (screenwriter); Derek Robinson (novel)

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Published
1972
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Second Draft script for an unproduced film by Anthony Shaffer, with several holograph annotations in both marker and pencil striking, changing or adjusting dialogue and setting. 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,… Read more
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Madame Spy (Original post-production script for the 1934 film)

by Freund, Karl (director); William Hurlbut (screenwriter); Max Kimmich (novel); Fay Wray, Nils Asther (starring)

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Published
1934
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$75.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1934. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1934 film. A remake of the 1932 German drama "Unter Falscher Flagge." An Austrian diplomat is unaware that his wife is secretly a Russian spy sent to gather information on him. White self wrappers, noted as CONTINUITY & DIALOGUE on the front wrapper, noted… Read more
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A Time of Glory (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Peck Jr., Charles K. (screenwriter)

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Published
1964
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Los Angeles: APJAC Productions, 1964. Treatment script for an unproduced film, with blue revision pages throughout. Bound in with the script are a number of black and white photograph illustrations of World War I aviators and airplanes, as well as a handmade bound-in paper pouch containing 11 color reference photographs of early airplanes, clipped from an issue of Life… Read more
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The Blue Max (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Guillermin, John (director); David Pursall, Jack Seddon (screenwriters); Jack D. Hunter (novel); George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress (starring)

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Published
1965
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$675.00

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London: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965. First Draft script for the 1966 film. Based on Jack D. Hunter's 1964 novel, about a selfish German aviator determined to gain the highest medal for valor, the Blue Max, by shooting down 20 aircraft. Set in Germany and France, shot on location in Dublin, Ireland. Blue titled wrappers.… Read more
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Journey's End (Original advertising flyer for the 1929 play)

by Whale, James (director, set design); Gilbert Miller (producer); Maurice Browne (producer); R.C. Sherriff (playwright); Colin Keith-Johnston, Leon Quartermaine Osborne (starring)

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Published
1929
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$625.00

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New York: Henry Miller's Theatre, 1929. Original flyer for the 1929 play "Journey's End," which premiered at Henry Miller's Theatre on Broadway on March 22, 1929 and closed on May 17, 1930, for a total of 485 performances. The first US production of the play after its smash hit at at the Apollo Theatre in London, which… Read more
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The Grand Maneuver [Les grandes manoeuvres] (Collection of 867 original keybook photographs for the 1955 film)

by Clair, Rene (director, screenwriter); Serge Beauvarlet (still photographer); Michele Morgan, Gerarde Philipe, Jean Desailly, Brigitte Bardot (starring)

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Published
1955
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$2,500.00

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Paris: Cinedis, 1955. Collection of 867 original black-and-white keybook still photographs from the 1955 French film. Small snapshot photos pasted on thick stock in three large quarto "Lavis aquarelle" brand spiral bound notebook with maroon faux leather front wrapper and a paper title label affixed to the front wrapper. Nearly all photos numbered in holograph ink inside a small… Read more
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Jean Renoir, Mylene Demongeot and others at an anniversary event for "La Grande Illusion" (Two original press photographs, circa 1957)

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

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Published
1957
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Paris: N.p., 1957. Two original single weight black-and-white press photographs from an anniversary showing of the 1937 French film, circa 1957. Director Renoir is seen with actress Mylene Demongeot, and an image of a neighboring Champs-Elysees drugstore. One photo with film title and Renoir's and Demongeot's names in holograph ink, and numerical notation in holograph pencil, on the verso.… Read more
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Allegro Barbaro (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Jancso, Miklos (director, screenwriter); Gyula Hernadi (screenwriter); Anna Dymna, Udo Kier (starring)

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Published
1977
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$2,000.00

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N.p.: Mafilm, 1977. Dialogue script for the 1979 Hungarian film "Allegro Barbaro." The second of Jancso's two-part dramatized history of Hungary, from the turn of the century to World War II, as told by the conflicted son of a wealthy landowner. Shot on location in Hungary. Gray titled wrappers, dated 1977. Title page… Read more
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Hungarian Rhapsody (Original screenplay for the 1979 film)

by Jancso, Miklos (director, screenwriter); Gyula Hernadi (screenwriter); Udo Kier, Rada Rassimov (starring)

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Published
1977
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$2,200.00

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N.p.: Objektiv Film, 1977. Studio Dialogue script for the 1979 Hungarian film, seen here under the Hungarian title "Magyar rapszodia." Text in Hungarian. The first of Jancso's two-part dramatized history of Hungary, from the turn of the century to World War II, as told by the conflicted son of a wealthy landowner. Nominated for the 1979 Palme… Read more
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USA: A Dramatic Revue (Original script for the 1959 play)

by Dos Passos, John (novel, playwright); Paul Shyre (playwright); Paul Shyre (director); William Windom, Peggy McCay, Laurence Hugo (starring)

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Published
1959
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$975.00

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N.p., 1959. Draft script for the 1959 play. First presented at the Martinique Theatre, New York City, on October 28, 1959 running for 256 performances. Based on Dos Passos' U.S.A. trilogy of novels written between 1930 and 1937, turned dramatic revue by Paul Shyre and John Dos Passos. Shyre's adaptation consists of three actors and three actresses… Read more
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Three Comrades (Original poster for the 1938 film)

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (screenwriter); Erich Maria Remarque (novel); Frank Borzage (director); Robert Taylor Margaret Sullavan, Franchot Tone (starring)

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Published
1938
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$1,500.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1938. Vintage Style D US one sheet poster for the 1938 US film. Based on the 1936 novel by Erich Maria Remarque, and to our knowledge, F. Scott Fitzgerald's only credited adaptation of a literary work by another author. Three young German soldiers vie for the love of a dying… Read more
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