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Last Call

Last Call

by Daniel Okrent

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Prohibition

Prohibition

by Sinclair, Andrew

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Ardent Spirits

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Song of the Eagle [The Beer Story] (Original screenplay for the 1933 film, producer Harry Joe Brown's presentation copy, with stills and notations throughout)

Song of the Eagle [The Beer Story] (Original screenplay for the 1933 film, producer Harry Joe Brown's presentation copy, with stills and notations throughout)

by Ralph Murphy (director); Gene Towne and C. Graham Baker (screenwriters); Charles R. Rogers and Harry Joe Brown (producers); Charles Bickford, Richard Arlen (starring)

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1933. Draft script for the 1933 film "Song of the Eagle," seen here partially under the early working title "The Beer Story." Presentation copy belonging to uncredited producer Harry Joe Brown, with his name in gilt titles on the front board, presumably gifted to Brown by prop man William Carr, as the script itself has Carr's ownership name in manuscript pencil on the title page. Throughout the script are Carr's annotations, accompanied by 17 black-and-white film stills on... Read more about this item
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$550.00
King of the Roaring '20s: The Story of Arnold Rothstein (Original photograph of Mickey Rooney and Dan O'Herlihy from the 1961 film)

King of the Roaring '20s: The Story of Arnold Rothstein (Original photograph of Mickey Rooney and Dan O'Herlihy from the 1961 film)

by Joseph M. Newman (director); Leo Katcher (book); Jo Swerling (screenwriter); David Janssen, Dianne Foster, Diana Dors, Jack Carson (starring)

Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1961. Vintage reference photograph from the 1961 film, showing Dan O'Herlihy menacing Mickey Rooney. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. Based on the 1959 book by Leo Katcher. A dramatization of the exploits of Arnold Rothstein, a small time gambler during the Prohibition Era who rises through the New York ranks to become an influential mob boss. Set in New York. 10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.
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$25.00
The Wet Parade (Original photograph from the 1932 film)

The Wet Parade (Original photograph from the 1932 film)

by Upton Sinclair (novel); Victor Fleming (director); Dorothy Jordan, Lewis Stone, Neil Hamilton, Emma Dunn, Frederick Burton (starring); John Lee Mahin (screenwriter)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1932. Vintage reference photograph from the 1932 pre-Code film. Single stamp on the verso. Based on the 1931 novel by Upton Sinclair, following the members of two families whose lives are impacted by alcohol addiction and Prohibition. Set in Louisiana, New York City, and Long Island. 10 x 8 inches. About Near Fine, with pinholes at each corner.
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$75.00
The Mad Game (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

The Mad Game (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

by Spencer Tracy, Claire Trevor, Ralph Morgan (starring); Irving Cumming (director); William M. Conselman, Henry Johnson (screenwriters)

Los Angeles: Fox Film Corporation, 1933. Final Shooting script for the 1933 film. Copy belonging to an uncredited cast member, with his name in manuscript pencil on two revision pages. An incarcerated bootlegger conspires with the police to ensnare his own gang after they kidnap the daughter and son-in-law of the judge who jailed him. Green titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated 8-9-33, with credits for screenwriters William Conselman and Henry Johnson.... Read more about this item
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$350.00
Chicago in the Roaring Twenties [The Bootleggers] (Original screenplay for the 1965 television movie)

Chicago in the Roaring Twenties [The Bootleggers] (Original screenplay for the 1965 television movie)

by Buddy Bregman (director); Jesse Lasky Jr., Pat Silver (screenwriters); Kenneth Allsop (book); David Healy, Suzanne Lloyd, Bill Kerr, Bridget Armstrong (starring)

London: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC], 1967. Final Draft script for the 1967 BBC television special "Chicago in the Roaring Twenties," seen here under the working title "The Bootleggers." Based on British broadcaster and naturalist Kenneth Allsop's 1961 book "The Bootleggers." A BBC special in which the infamous gangster Al Capone's Chicago mafia reign is illustrated in song and dance, directed by composer/producer Buddy Bregman and written by noted screenwriter Jesse Lasky, Jr. One of a... Read more about this item
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$200.00
Social democracy explained: theories and tactics of modern socialism

Social democracy explained: theories and tactics of modern socialism

by Spargo, John

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1918. Hardcover. 337p., maroon boards with gilt, corners bumped, mild scuffing; ownership name penned on title page, else very good condition. Includes a lengthy section on "Socialism and the liquor traffic," supporting the concept of prohibition.
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$15.00
The Campaign for Prohibition in Victorian England. The United Kingdom Alliance 1872- 1895

The Campaign for Prohibition in Victorian England. The United Kingdom Alliance 1872- 1895

by Dingle, A.E

London: Croom Helm. 1980. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made clear archival plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine a little faded but clear. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 233 pages. Details how the The United Kingdom Alliance develped into one of the most powerful pressure grops operating in Victorian political life. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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$11.73
Platform of the National Party. Founded October 4th, 1917. Principles, spirit and aims

Platform of the National Party. Founded October 4th, 1917. Principles, spirit and aims

Chicago: National Party, 1917. Pamphlet. 14p. staplebound booklet, 3.5x6 inches, minor smudges to cover, very good. The Chicago-based National Party was founded by defectors from the Socialist Party who opposed its 1917 anti-war position, joined by members of the Nonpartisan League and others from the Prohibition Party, suffragist and Single Tax movements. This platform states that "We entered the war to resist international aggression and lawlessness, to establish a permanent basis for international... Read more about this item
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$85.00
Wonderful World of Toots Shor

Wonderful World of Toots Shor

by John Bainbridge

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition.
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$125.00
Last Call : The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Last Call : The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

by Daniel Okrent

Scribner, 2010. Hardcover. Acceptable. Former library book; Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$5.99
The wet parade

The wet parade

by Sinclair, Upton

Pasadena, CA: Self-published by the author, 1932. Hardcover. 431p., later printing of Sinclair edition lacking Farrar emblem. Some dulling and fading to cloth along spine. Previous owner's name and date to top right corner of front free endpaper. Slight wear to corners. No dust jacket. *AhouseA47a. Sinclair's novel about temperance and regret at the evident failure of prohibition.
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$20.00
Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America

Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America

by Behr, Edward

Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. The image provided is the actual book I'm offering for sale. No markings or damage to any pages. No sunning. No clips. Structure of the book (covers, binding, spine, hinges) is tight and free of damage. Page block is nice and square. Cut pages. Additional photos will be provided upon request in order to ensure the quality and integrity of your book purchase.
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$10.99
The Great Illusion

The Great Illusion

by Herbert Asbury

Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition.
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$65.00
Last Call : The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Last Call : The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

by Daniel Okrent

Scribner, 2011. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.11