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Screenplay

Screenplay

by Syd Field

A screenplay or script is a written work that is made especially for a film or television program. Screenplays can be original works or adaptations from existing pieces of writing. A play for television is known as a teleplay.
La Confidential

La Confidential

by Brian; Hanson, Curtis Helgeland

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

by John / Welsh, Irvine Hodge

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Sunday Bloody Sunday

by Penelope Gilliatt

Screenplays Books & Ephemera

The Serpent\'s Egg

The Serpent's Egg

by Bergman, Ingmar

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

by Bradbury, Ray

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome

by WOHL, Burton

New York: Bantam Books, 1979. Softcover. Very Good. Mass market paperback. Spine creases, else very good. Based on the screenplay written by Mike Gray, T.S. Cook, and James Bridges.
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$20.00
[Playscript]: Richard and Anne: A Play in Two Acts

[Playscript]: Richard and Anne: A Play in Two Acts

by ANDERSON, Maxwell

New York: Brandt and Brandt Dramatic Dept, (No date). Softcover. Fine. Bradbound in Brandt and Brandt ( a New York agency) stiff paper wrappers. Lightly worn, about fine. An unproduced playscript by Anderson that remained unpublished until 1995. Rare. Ex-Carter Burden.
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$350.00
Jules And Jim

Jules And Jim

by Truffaut,Francois

London: Lorrimer Pub., 1975. Screenplay based on the novel by Henri-Pierre Roche for one of the great landmark films of the New Wave. 45 stills. Fine. 3rd Printing. Paper.
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$30.00
Ivan The Terrible

Ivan The Terrible

by Eisenstein, Sergei

NY Simon & Schuster 1970. vg+. Attractive ed. of the scrn. play inclds. several articles, 32pgs. of stills on plts & many drawings by Eisenstein. 1st Am. ed. Binding is wraps..
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$20.00
Bells are Ringing - (Original script for the 1956 Broadway musical)

Bells are Ringing - (Original script for the 1956 Broadway musical)

by Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne;

New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., 1949. The original cast, including Jean Stapleton, Pat Wilkes, Judy Holliday, Jack Weston, Peter Gennaro, Dort Clark, Sydney Chaplin, Donna Sanders and Eddie Lawrence is listed. Directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years before transferring to the Alvin Theatre, for a total run of 924 performances. Scenic and costume design was by Raoul... Read More
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$800.00
2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

by CLARKE, Arthur C

New York: New American Library (N.A.L.), 1968. Softcover. Very Good. Twentieth printing. Mass market paperback. Illustrated black and white photographic plates. Binding slightly cocked with the rear wrapper splitting at the foot, and a small chip on the cover, about very good.
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$20.00
I'm Not Bobby

I'm Not Bobby

by FEIFFER, Jules

New York: Michael di Capua Books/Hyperion Books for Children, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Thin quarto. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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$20.00
[Playscript]: Hogan's Goat

[Playscript]: Hogan's Goat

by ALFRED, William

New York: William Alfred, 1965. Softcover. Near Fine. Mimeographed pages screw bound in Hart Stenographic wrappers. Just about fine. Basis for a 1965 Off-Broadway play featuring Faye Dunaway, a 1970 musical play *Cry for Us All*, and again under its original title as a 1971 TV movie again featuring Dunaway. Scarce.
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$500.00
[Screenplay]: Kingdom Come

[Screenplay]: Kingdom Come

Culver City: Producers Corporation of America / RKO-Pathe Studio, 1941. Softcover. Near Fine. Quarto. Mimeographed sheets printed rectos only, bradbound in printed buff RKO-Pathe Studio wrappers. Very near fine. Memo about the main character paper-clipped to the first leaf. A rather interesting but apparently unproduced comedy script, authorship unattributed. *OCLC* locates no copies of the script.
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$200.00
The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman

The Screenplay of The French Lieutenant's Woman

by PINTER, Harold

(London): Jonathan Cape, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. Foreword by John Fowles. Shadow from sticker removal on the front endpapers else fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket with a crease on the front flap. Based on the novel by John Fowles.
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$30.00
[Film Program]: Paramount Pictures, Seven Arts / Ray Stark present: "Is Paris Burning?"

[Film Program]: Paramount Pictures, Seven Arts / Ray Stark present: "Is Paris Burning?"

by (CLEMENT, Renee, Gore Vidal, Francis Ford Coppola, Orson Wells, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Alain Delon, Yves Montand, Kirk Douglas, Glenn Ford, Anthony Perkins, Robert Stack, Gert Frobe, et al.)

(New York: Premier Programs Corp.), 1966. Softcover. Very Good. Large quarto. 32pp. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Illustrated with scenes from the motion picture. Very good with some foxing to the front wrappers, crease to the rear wrap and light wear at the extremities. The program for the 1966 film about the liberation of Paris in World War II directed by Rene Clement with a screenplay by Gore Vidal and Francis Ford Coppola and starring Orson Wells, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Alain Delon, Yves... Read More
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$100.00
[Screenplay]: Heaven Can Wait

[Screenplay]: Heaven Can Wait

by RAPHAELSON, Samson

(New York): 20th Century Fox, 1943. Softcover. Fine. Continuity and Dialogue Script Taken from the Screen. Mimeographed sheets bradbound in blue stiff wrappers. About fine. Stamped "Received New York Legal Department Jul. 19 1943." Apparently prepared for the legal department to review, and dated just one month before the film was released. The Ernst Lubitsch-directed classic, highlighed by Raphaelson's witty script, featured Don Ameche as a would-be sinner not quite bad enough to get into Hell on his... Read More
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$1200.00
[Screenplay]: The Prince and the Pauper

[Screenplay]: The Prince and the Pauper

Warner Brothers, 1937. Softcover. Very Good. Screenplay. Narrow folio. 104pp. Bradbound at the top edge with textured printed wrappers stamped "Spanish" in the lower right corner and "664" several times. Very good, lacking rear wrap with moderate wear at the extremities. A post-production screenplay used for the preparation of the Spanish-language release of the 1937 film starring Errol Flynn and Claude Raines. Each page of the screenplay presents the dialogue in English followed by... Read More
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$850.00
[Playscript]: Holy Ghosts: A Play

[Playscript]: Holy Ghosts: A Play

by LINNEY, Romulus

New York: Romulus Linney / Studio Duplicating Service, Inc, 1971. Softcover. Near Fine. Photomechanically reproduced sheets printed rectos only bradbound into Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Rubbing and edgewear on the wrappers, near fine. Play by the well-known playwright and the father of actress Laura Linney. *OCLC* locates a single copy of the script.
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$250.00
[Screenplay]: In Country

[Screenplay]: In Country

by PIERSON, Frank (Bobbie Ann Mason)

[No place]: Yorktown Productions, 1987. Softcover. Very Good. Screenplay. Quarto. Bradbound in production company wrappers. Revised script from Bobbie Ann Mason's novel, including several revisions through December 10, 1987. A couple of tears and bumps to the wrappers, a very good plus example. The 1989 finished film, with a screenplay credited to Pierson and Cynthia Cidre, was directed by Norman Jewison and starred Bruce Willis in his first dramatic lead role.
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$130.00
[Screenplay]: Sex and Violence ... a universal love story

[Screenplay]: Sex and Violence ... a universal love story

by KLEIN, Dennis (Francis Ford Coppola)

Universal City: Universal City Studios, Inc, 1980. Softcover. Near Fine. Second draft dated January, 1980. Quarto. 111 photomechanically printed leaves printed rectos only and bradbound into printed yellow Universal City Studios wrappers. On front wrap is an Inscription in the hand of Francis Ford Coppola (listed as Executive Producer): "Please Read. Love, F." On the title page in ink is written "Coppola Workbook" in an unknown hand. An unproduced screenplay that nevertheless enjoyed (and collected)... Read More
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$500.00
[Film Treatment Manuscript]: Leonine

[Film Treatment Manuscript]: Leonine

by TANGYE, Nigel

Beverly Hills: Frank Vincent Agency, 1945. Softcover. Near Fine. Quarto. 50 typed leaves printed rectos only and brad bound into unprinted buff wrappers with typed paper title label. Near fine. Penciled note that this is a treatment for producer Lester Cowan. An apparently unproduced Gothic romance, Tangye was an author of books on aviation and Cornwellian history, the husband of the lovely British actress Ann Todd, and the first cousin of director David Lean.
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$200.00
[Screenplay]: Out by the Country Club

[Screenplay]: Out by the Country Club

by LAMKIN, Speed and Eva Wolas

New York: MCA / Dennis McDonald, 1964. Softcover. Near Fine. Quarto. Leaves printed rectos only, screw-bound in printed red Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Very near fine. Screenplay based on Lamkin's story, apparently unproduced. Lamkin was a Louisiana-born novelist and playwright best known for his first novel *Tiger in the Garden* (1950) and was called "the poor man's Truman Capote" by the composer Ned Rorem. *OCLC* locates no copies of the script.
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$200.00
Baby Doll

Baby Doll

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee

New York: New Directions, 1956. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in price-clipped, else just about fine dustwrapper with nominal rubbing. A much nicer than usual copy of a book usually found well worn. Screenplay written for the Elia Kazan-directed film featuring Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, and Eli Wallach. Both Baker and Williams were nominated for Oscars.
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$300.00
Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller: The Screenplay of Playback

Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller: The Screenplay of Playback

by CHANDLER, Raymond

London: Harrap, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First English edition. Edited by James Pepper. Introduction by Robert B. Parker. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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$25.00
The Ballad of Mary Phagan. Story by Larry McMurtry. Teleplay by Jeffrey Lane and George Stevens, Jr.

The Ballad of Mary Phagan. Story by Larry McMurtry. Teleplay by Jeffrey Lane and George Stevens, Jr.

by (McMURTRY, Larry)

Los Angeles, Ca: George Stevens Prods. in association with Century Towers Prods, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Revised Draft, December 12, 1986. Two volumes. Quartos. 110; 102 leaves printed on rectos only. Bradbound in Orion Television wrappers die-cut on front wrap to reveal the title. Original printed teleplay, Both volumes are in near fine condition.
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$350.00
[Playscript]: The Phoenix and the Dwarfs: A Play of Modern China

[Playscript]: The Phoenix and the Dwarfs: A Play of Modern China

by TAYLOR, George E. and George Savage

New York: Frieda Fishbein, author's representative, 1943. Softcover. Fine. Quarto. Typed carbon sheets printed rectos only bradbound in orange Hart Stenographic Bureau wrappers with Frieda Fishbein label affixed. Very near fine. The play appeared off-Broadway, and was based on Taylor's experience during the War during which he served as deputy director of the Office of War Information. *OCLC* locates many copies of the 1943 book published by Macmillan, but no copies of this script.
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$500.00
Street Scene, an American Opera

Street Scene, an American Opera

by Weill, Kurt; Rice, Elmer and Hughes, Langston

New York: Chappell & Co., 1948. Book. Good. Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. light edgewear. edges lightly sunned/toned. some ink notations to front cover and title page. hand-inked title to spine. back cover with 1 inch tear near spine and some light soiling. 273pp..
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$195.00
The Great Waldo Pepper

The Great Waldo Pepper

by Goldman, William

NY Dell Pub. 1975. vg+/minute wrap. wear. The screenplay illus. w. many stills. paper orig. edition. Binding is paperback..
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$15.00
Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

by Lee, Spike w. Lisa Jones

NY Firestone/Simon & Schuster 1990. fine. Screenplay & 150 photos for a controversial film that was accused of being anti-semitic. Also interviews & essays. paper orig. edition. Binding is large wraps..
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$10.00