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Just a Gigolo (Original screenplay for the 1978 film)

by Hemmings, David (director, starring); Ennio De Concini, Joshua Sinclair (screenwriters); David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Kim Novak, Marlene Dietrich (starring)

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1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Draft script for the 1978 film. Included with the script is a small note from producer Sidney Beckerman to casting agent Paul Kohner, introducing the script as one they had discussed previously. After the end of World War I, a young Prussian officer returns home to Berlin and begins working as a male prostitute in… Read more
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It Happened Here (Collection of eight original photographs from the US release of the 1965 British film)

by Brownlow, Kevin, Andrew Mollow (directors, screenwriters); Pauline Murray, Sebastian Shaw, Bart Allison, Reginald Marsh (starring)

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Published
1966
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N.p.: Lopert Pictures, 1966. Collection of eight vintage studio still photographs from the 1966 US release of the 1965 British film. Housed in the original brown paper envelope stamped "It Happened Here 8 Stills Set A." Rare. The first feature film to be directed by documentarian and film scholar Kevin Brownlow. Shot in the style of a docudrama,… 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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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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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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Angel (Original screenplay for the 1937 film)

by Lubitsch, Ernest (director); Melchior Lengyel (play); Guy Bolton, Russell Medcaft (English translation play); Samson Raphaelson (screenwriter); Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas (starring)

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Published
1937
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N.p.: N.p., 1937. Draft script for the 1937 film. Character of Mary Field, with the actress' name, Suzanne Kaaren (uncredited in the final film), written in, at the bottom of the cast list on the "CAST" page, with a few pages with minor proofreading emendations in holograph pencil. Screenplay divided into eight alphabetical Sequences, A through H. Housed… 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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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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Julia (Original screenplay for the 1977 film)

by Zinnemann, Fred (director); Lillian Hellman (novel) Alvin Sargent (screenwriter); Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards (starring)

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Published
1976
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N.p.: Richard Roth Productions, 1976. First Draft script for the 1977 film. Title written in holograph pencil on small label affixed to front wrapper. Laid in is a "With the Compliments of Fred Zinnemann" note sheet with London address and phone numbers imprinted. Based on the 1973 novel "Pentimento" by Lillian Hellman. Julia is a young partisan in… Read more
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The French Way (Two original photographs from the 1945 film)

by Josephine Baker (starring); Jacques de Baroncelli (director); Michel Duran (screenwriter)

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Published
1945
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N.p.: Flag Films, 1945. Two vintage oversize double weight studio still photographs from the 1945 film. Two Cinemagence stamps on verso of each photograph. The marriage of two young lovers, Bernard (Georges Marchal) and Claire (Michelie Presle), is thwarted because of a feud between their parents (over whether or not Bernard's great-great-grandmother slept with the Emperor).… Read more
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Summer of '42 (Original photograph from the set of the 1971 film)

by Mulligan, Robert (director); Herman Raucher (screenwriter); Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser (starring)

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Published
1971
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1971. Vintage borderless publicity photograph from the 1971 film. Nostalgic screenplay about a teenager during the war years who becomes infatuated with an older war widow. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Score, and nominated for three others. Set in Nantucket Island, shot on location in California and Ontario.… Read more
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The Diary of Anne Frank (Original photograph from the set of the 1959 film)

by Stevens, George (director); Anne Frank (autobiography); Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett (play, screenwriters); Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters (starring)

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Published
1959
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N.p.: George Stevens Productions, 1959. Vintage studio photograph on the set of the 1959 film revealing the house interior set design. Based on Anne Frank's diary and Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett's 1955 stage play that was adapted from it. Nominated for the Palme d'Or and for 8 Academy Awards, winner of 3, including Best Supporting Actress… Read more
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For Love of Country (Original script for an unproduced play)

by Mann, Abby (screenwriter); M.R. Lefkoe (playwright)

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Published
1969
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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Draft script for an unproduced play. Copy No. 9 noted in holograph ink on the title page. Based on screenwriter Abby Mann's original screenplay for Stanley Kramer's 1961 film "Judgment at Nuremberg", about an American court trial of four war criminal Nazis. Set in occupied Germany. Teal titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Title… Read more
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Santa Anita '42 (Original script for the 1973 play)

by Robman, Steven (director); Allan Knee (playwright); Gerrie Lani Miyazaki, Roger Brown, Tom Matsusaka, Conrad McLaren (starring)

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Published
1972
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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Draft script for the 1972 play, which premiered at Mainstage Theatre in New York. Laid in with the script is a single-page Xerographically duplicated newspaper review of the play. With a single holograph ink annotation to the title page. The plight of a Japanese-American woman and her family in 1942 as they face internment… Read more
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War Italian Style [Due Marines e un Generale] (Collection of two original photographs from the 1965 film)

by Scattini, Luigi (director); Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia, Vittorio Vighi, Fulvio Lucisano (screenwriter); Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Buster Keaton (starring)

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Published
1965
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Rome: Italian International Film, 1965. Two vintage black-and-white studio still photographs from the 1965 Italian film. One of Buster Keaton's last roles in which he plays an incompetent German general stationed in Italy. Two American POWs plan to steal the Nazi offensive strategy, and in a comic mixup for the Germans, who are wise to the… Read more
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Scream (Original script for the 1978 play)

by Laurents, Arthur (director, playwright); Viveca Lindfors, David Opatoshu, Richard Dow, Robyn Goodman (starring)

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Published
1978
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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Draft script for the 1978 play, which opened Off-Broadway at the Alley Theatre in Houston. With a few small holograph ink and pencil annotations to the title page. A concentration camp survivor living in New York lures a man she suspects to be a former Nazi to her house, where she drugs him and attempts… Read more
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Daybreak (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Lang, Fritz (director); Jay Dratler (screenwriter); David O. Selznick (producer)

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Published
1945
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Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1945. Incomplete First Draft Shooting script for an unproduced film called "Daybreak," written for screen by Jay Dratler, whose film credits include "Laura" (1944), "The Dark Corner" (1946), "Call Northside 777" (1948), "Pitfall" (1948), and "Impact" (1949). Fritz Lang's only effort with Selznick, also known as "Dawning." Intended for Ingrid Bergman, the project… Read more
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Lion's Pride (Original treatment script for an unproduced film)

by Rossen, Steve (screenwriter)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: N.p., 1981. Treatment script for an unproduced film. After the independence of India from England and the dividing of the nation into both modern India and Pakistan, a farmer and Sikh is working when a Muslim woman throws herself at his feet. Upon seeing the man who owns her, the farmer realizes he must purchase… 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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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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Target Unknown [Prisoner of War] (Original screenplay for the 1951 film)

by Sherman, George (director); Harold Medford (screenwriter); Mark Stevens, Alex Nicol, Robert Douglas (starring)

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Published
1950
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1950. Final Shooting script for the 1951 film, here under the working title "Prisoner of War." With detailed, extensive holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout the script. Likely copy belonging to Harold Medford with many annotations ending in "HM" throuhgout Disoriented and exhausted from multiple missions over occupied France, an American bomber squadron… Read more
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Captain Newman, M.D. (Original post-production screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Miller, David (director); Richard L. Breen, Henry Ephron, Phoebe Ephron (screenwriters); Leo Rosten (novel); Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Robert Duvall, Angie Dickinson (starring)

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Published
1962
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Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1962. Post-production Continuity and Dialogue script for the 1963 film. Based on the 1961 novel by Leo Rosten. An Army doctor in charge of a neuropsychiatric ward at an Air Corps hospital in Arizona encounters a variety of tough, humorous, and touching cases. Rosten's novel took inspiration from the experiences of his wartime… Read more
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Stromboli (Original photograph on the set of the 1950 film)

by Rossellini, Roberto (director, screenwriter); Ingrid Bergman (starring); Sergio Amidei, Gian Paolo Callegari, Art Cohn, Renzo Cesana (screenwriters); Mario Vitale (starring)

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Published
1950
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Hollywood: RKO Radio Pictures, 1950. Vintage photograph on the set of the 1950 Italian film, showing director Roberto Rossellini with the camera and lighting crews setting up a wide shot, with Ingrid Bergman and other actors in the distance. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso regarding layout and noting the film's title. After World War… Read more
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