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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.
Trainspotting

Trainspotting

by John / Welsh, Irvine Hodge

La Confidential

La Confidential

by Brian; Hanson, Curtis Helgeland

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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

Five Screenplays

Five Screenplays

by PINTER, Harold

(London): Methuen & Co Ltd, 1971. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. First edition. Modest edgewear, top corners bumped, near fine in a good only torn dustwrapper with spine faded, one inch chip on bottom front panel edge. Containing the screenplays: "The Servant," "The Pumpkin Eater," "The Quiller Memorandum," "Accident," "The Go-Between.
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$150.00
The World According to Garp [Screenplay]

The World According to Garp [Screenplay]

by (IRVING, John). TESICH, Steve

(n.p.): Burbank Studios. 1980. Tesich's second draft screenplay (September, 1980) for the film based on Irving's novel. 149 pages, bradbound in studio wrappers; "Garp" written on spine; near fine. Together with a "Confidential" 8-page synopsis of Tesich's January, 1981 final draft by story analyst Thomas Craig, dated 2/27/81: 7-pages of synopsis; 1 page of comment on how the final draft differs from the second draft that is included here. The final draft referred to by the synopsis and commentary was 10... Read more
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$750.00
Nashville: The Screenplay

Nashville: The Screenplay

by TEWKESBURY, Joan

Pasadena and Los Angeles: Harvest Moon Publishing and The Writers Guild Foundation, 2003. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Quarto. 135, [1] leaves printed rectos only. Just about fine in printed wrappers. Published by The Writers Guild Foundation as part of their Script Publishing Project, presumably in relatively low numbers.
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$85.00
The Blood of a Poet

The Blood of a Poet

by Cocteau, Jean, Translated By Lily Pons

New York: The Bodley Press, 1949. Attractive scenario for the surreal Cocteau film which includes the dialogue and descriptions of scenes along with many stills and a postscript by Cocteau. Designed by Dimitri Petrov. Marbled endsheets. Minor crease to the corner of 1 pg. which looks like it was done during the binding. Lacking the dustjacket. Vg+. First Edition. Small Cloth Lacking the Dj..
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$60.00
[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
The Films of Jean-Luc Godard

The Films of Jean-Luc Godard

by DIXON, Wheeler Winston

(Albany): State University of New York Press, 1997. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Fine in wrappers.
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$75.00
Bright Angel

Bright Angel

by FORD, Richard

(n.p.): (n.p.). 1988. A 120-page screenplay by Ford for a 1991 film adaptation he did from stories in his collection Rock Springs. Signed by Ford. An unknown number of copies were produced; Ford signed seven of them at a reading in 1990. Photo-reproduced sheets on 3-hole paper. In this copy, page 120 was typed on a different typewriter than the first 119 pages. A fine copy, bound in a flexible blue binder. The film was directed by Michael Fields and starred Dermot Mulroney, Lili Taylor, Sam Shepard and... Read more
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$1,000.00
Platoon & Salvador. The Original Screenplays.

Platoon & Salvador. The Original Screenplays.

by Stone,Oliver & Boyle,Richard

NY Vintage/Random House 1987. The 2 critically acclaimed screenplays for which Oliver Stone received Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay for both films losing out to Woody Allen for Hannah And Her Sisters. Platoon did win Picture and Stone won for best director. illus. w. 24 stills. Also inclds. forwrd. & aftwrd. by Stone. Minor sun fading to the spine panel otherwise a fine copy. . 1st Paper Edition/1st Printing.
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$20.00
The Misanthrope and Other Plays

The Misanthrope and Other Plays

by Jean-Baptiste Moliere

-: Mainstream Publishing, 1973. Paperback. Good. -. This is a vintage edition and will be subject to the effects of aging >>The Misanthrope, Moliere`s richly sophisticated comic drama is accompanied in this volume by The Would-be Gentleman, another tale of a dangerously deluded and obsessive hero. Tartuffe dares to take on the subject of religious hypocrisy. Also included are Such Foolish Affected Ladies and Those Learned Ladies, both newly translated for this edition. Finally, The Doctor Despite... Read more
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£2.97
Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller, The Screenplay Of Playback

Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller, The Screenplay Of Playback

by Chandler, Raymond . Intro. by Robert B. Parker

The Mysterious Press. NY. 1985. 1st printing. Cl.w.dj. A "lost" screenplay by Chandler written in 1947 but never produced, though he later used the title & female lead for a novel. Fine/fine.
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$25.00
[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 French Lieutenant's Woman and Other Screenplays

The French Lieutenant's Woman and Other Screenplays

by PINTER, Harold

London: Methuen, 1981. Softcover. Fine. First paperback edition. Fine in wrappers. Includes *The French Lieutenant's Woman*, *Langrishe, Go Down*, and *The Last Tycoon*.
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$28.00
North By Northwest

North By Northwest

by Lehman, Ernest

New York: Viking Press, 1972. Lehman's Oscar nominated screenplay for one of Hitchcock's great films. Illus. w. 25 b&w stills. Former owner sig. on verso of front cover & a very tiny spot on front edge, otherwise near fine.. 1st Paper. Paper.
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$30.00
[Playscript]: For Happiness Sake

[Playscript]: For Happiness Sake

by HERTSENS, Marc

Manhattan Enterprises. Unbound. Near Fine. Playscript. Photomechanically reproduced sheets. Quarto. 77pp, and 43pp. Loose sheets. Else fine with a touch wear with a few scattered corrections. To quote the title page: "A musical comedy based on Louisa M. Alcott's *Little Woman* [sic]." Not surprisingly, the musical went unproduced.
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$45.00
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
[Screenplay]: Visions

[Screenplay]: Visions

by PERR, Harvey

[No place: no publisher], 1975. Softcover. Near Fine. Quarto. 100pp. Mimeographed sheets printed rectos only, bradbound in printed pale green wrappers. A couple small abrasions resulting in tiny tears on a few leaves, near fine. Script for the television movie that aired in 1976 featuring Pamela Bellwood, Frances Lee McCain, and Tim Matheson.
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$65.00
The Hollywood Screenwriters.

The Hollywood Screenwriters.

by Corliss, Richard, Edited by. Foreword by Carl Foreman

New York: Discus/Avon. NY. 1972. Paperback, 1972. Good book on the contributions of the Hollywood screenwriter. First pub. as a special issue of Film Comment. Inclds. essays, articles, interviews & symposium with 12 writers. 50 filmogs. No photos. A few tiny impression marks to the silver cover and the usual light browning to the paper otherwise this is a fine unread copy. . 1st Printing. Paperback.
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$20.00
[Film script]:Törvényen Bel l [Another Way]

[Film script]:Törvényen Bel l [Another Way]

by GALGÓCZI, Erzs bet and Károly Makk

(Budapest): Mafilm Dialóg Studió, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good. Technikai Forgatókönyv [technical script]. (2), (1)-2, (1)-2, (1)-3, (1), (1)-7, 11-24, 27-54, 54-176, 178-192, leaves and (8) blank. With additional three leaves, an alteration for "scene 69" (135-137 leaves). Bound in cloth and titled in gilt. Copy used by Second Assistant Director, Árpád Sopsits, with his notes, corrections and a few doodles throughout. Some pages torn out and folded as those pages were omitted from the filming.... Read more
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$2,500.00
Shock Corridor

Shock Corridor

by Fuller,Samuel

Paris: L'Avant-Scene, 1965. TEXT IN FRENCH. Includes the screenplay for Fuller's poetic over the edge b movie. Illus. with many nice stills on plates + notes by Tavernier. Also small piece on Pierrot Le Fou. Light wear to covers. Vg. ALSO INCLUDED IS A NICE PHOTO PRINTED ON THIN PAPER OF JOHN ERICSON AND BARBARA STANWYCK FROM THE CLIMATIC SHOOT-OUT IN FORTY GUNS WHERE ERICSON HOLDS THE WOUNDED STANWYCK IN HIS ARMS, MINUTES BEFORE HE IS KILLED BY BARRY SULLIVAN. THE PHOTO HAS BEEN SIGNED BY... Read more
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$200.00
The Krays

The Krays

by Ridley, Philip

London: Methuen Pub., 1997. A beautiful copy of the screenplay for the film about gangster twins played by real life twins, Gary And Martin Kemp. Illustrated with b&w stills. A fine copy.. First Edition. Paper.
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$20.00
Four Screenplays

Four Screenplays

by Dreyer, Carl Theodor

Indiana University Press. IN. 1970. Cl.w.dj. Contains the screenplays for "The Passion Of Joan Of Arc", "Vampire", "Day Of Wrath" & "Ordet. Also inclds. bio. note, filmog. & 38 stills on plts. Fine/fine. Laid in the book is a nice 48pg. pg. booklet for the criterion dvd release of :Vampyr. Illustrated and with interviews. Small light wear to the edge of the cover. .
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$75.00
[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
[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]: Ernest Hemingway's Scenes of "Love and Death" Arranged for the Stage by A.E. Hotchner

[Playscript]: Ernest Hemingway's Scenes of "Love and Death" Arranged for the Stage by A.E. Hotchner

by (HEMINGWAY, Ernest) HOTCHNER, A.E

Westport, Conn [and] New York: A.E. Hotchner and Ernest Hemingway [and] Anne Meyerson Typing & Mimeographing, 1955. Softcover. Near Fine. Quarto. P.[3], 22, [1], 19, [1], 4, [2], 34, [1], 27. Typed leaves on rectos only bradbound into black leatherette wrappers stamped in gilt with Meyerson's information. The gilt title on the front wrap is covered with a typed label that reads "Ernest Hemingway's 'Love and Death'"; a title label on title page also covers a previous typed title; Ink number "16" on... Read more
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$4,600.00
More About All About Eve

More About All About Eve

by Mankiewicz, Joseph L., with Gary, Cary

NY Random House 1972. Inclds. a conversation between the authors + the great screenplay that featured an unknown Monroe in the great party scene. The long conversation between Mankiewicz & Carey is alone worth the price of the book. No photos. The book is Price clipped. Faint narrow crease to the front flap and minute wear to the spine panel of the dustjacket. Fine/near fine. . Later Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket.
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$85.00