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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Set of six original photographs from the set of the 1975 film) by Jim Sharman (director, screenwriter); Richard O'Brien (play, screenwriter); Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien (starring)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975. Set of six vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1975 film, five in black and white, one in color, the last being a striking still shot of the altered RKO Radio Picture logo, one of the earliest examp…

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$1,250.00


High and Low [Tengoku to Jigoku] (Original screenplay for the 1963 film) by Akira Kurosawa (director, screenwriter); Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima, Eijiro Hisaita (screenwriters); Evan Hunter (as Ed McBain) (novel); Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyoko Kagawa (starring)

1962. Draft script for the 1963 film. Text and titles in Japanese. A legendary Japanese noir, based on American author Ed McBain's 1959 novel "King's Ransom." A wealthy industrialist is contacted by a gang of crooks who inform him that they have kidnapp…

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$4,500.00


The Exterminating Angel (Original screenplay for the 1962 film, annotated throughout by Buñuel) by Luis Buñuel (director, screenwriter); Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Jose Baviera, Augusto Benedico (starring)

N.p.: N.p., 1962. Draft script for the 1962 film. With director Luis Buñuel's holograph pencil and ink annotations throughout noting changes and additions to dialogue, and the name of Russian-American director Victor Stoloff in holograph ink on the fron…

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$25,000.00


Yojimbo (Original screenplay for the 1961 film) by Akira Kurosawa (director); Ryuzo Kikushima (screenwriter); Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura (starring)

Tokyo: Kurosawa Production Company, 1960. Shooting script for the legendary 1961 Japanese film. Working copy belonging to Omura Senkichi, who played a small role as a traveling servant in the film, with his name on the front wrapper and his annotations t…

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$9,750.00


The Most Dangerous Game (Screenplay archive for the 1932 film) by Irving Pichel and Ernest B. Schoedsack (directors); James Ashmore Creelman (screenwriter); Richard Connell (story); Joel McCrea, Fay Wray (starring)

Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1932. Screenplay archive for the 1932 film. Archive consists of a Revised Final script and a typescript rewrite of the film's opening sequence onboard a yacht. The rewrite credits an unknown screenwriter named "Eliscu…

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$6,500.00


Cromwell [Oliver Cromwell] (Original screenplay for the 1970 film) by Ken Hughes (director, screenwriter); Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Timothy Dalton (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1961. Early Draft script for the 1970 film "Cromwell," seen here under the title "Oliver Cromwell." Copy belonging to director/screenwriter Ken Hughes, with his annotations throughout. With 11 pages of reproductions fr…

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$4,500.00


Kes [A Kestrel for a Knave] (Original screenplay for the 1969 film) by Ken Loach (adaptation, director); Tony Garnett (adaptation), Barry Hines (novel, screenwriter); David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie (starring)

London: N.p., 1969. Draft script for the 1969 film. An early version of the screenplay with the provisional title "A Kestrel for a Knave." "6x" in black holograph marker on top right of title page. The second film (and breakthrough) by esteemed British …

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$4,750.00


Junkie: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict (First Edition, inscribed to Allen De Loach) by William S. Burroughs writing as William Lee

New York: Ace Books, 1953. First Edition. No. D-15. First Edition, a paperback original. INSCRIBED by Burroughs, once on the title page of "Junkie": "For Allen De Loach / With friendship and all best wishes / William Lee Burroughs / April 27, 1974"; and …

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$4,850.00


Wuthering Heights (Original treatment script for the 1939 film) by William Wyler (director); Mordaunt Shairp (treatment); Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht (screenwriter); Samuel Goldwyn (producer); Emily Bronte (novel); Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, David Niven (starring)

N.p.: N.p., 1937. Treatment script (here called a "Suggested Screen Treatment") for the 1939 film by British playwright and screenwriter Mordaunt Shairp. Annotation in holograph pencil on upper left of front wrapper, partially lost because of chipping. …

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$4,750.00


The Rocketeer (Original screenplay for the 1991 film) by Joe Johnston (director); Dave Stevens (graphic novel); Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear (screenwriter); Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino (starring)

Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Pictures, 1988. Revised First Draft script for the 1991 film. Based on 1982 graphic novel by Dave Stevens, an early entry into the superhero movie canon, following the success of 1989's "Batman," and a cult classic in its own r…

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$1,500.00


Talking Heads 77 (Original tour poster for the band's first UK tour in 1977) by Talking Heads

New York: Sire Records, 1977. Vintage UK tour poster for "Talking Heads 77," promoting Talking Heads' first tour outside US borders in-you guessed it-1977. Any vintage posters from the first year of the band's existence are uncommon; this is one we have …

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$1,875.00


The Afro-American Press and Its Editors (First Edition) by Garland I.; Penn Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington (contributors)

Springfield, MA: Willey, 1891. First Edition. First Edition. A history of African-American newspapers beginning in 1827 and continuing through to the book's publication, with over 70 biographical sketches of editors and journalists, including a separate …

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$1,850.00


How to Make Good When One is a Jerk and a Crybaby [Comment reussir quand on est con et pleurnichard] (Two Original photographs of Jane Birkin from the 1974 film) by Michel Audiard (director); Jean-Marie Poire (screenwriter); Jean Carmet, Stephane Audran, Jane Birkin (starring)

France: Les Films du Jeudi / Gaumont, 1974. Two vintage oversize borderless reference photographs, one double weight, of Jane Birkin from the 1974 film. A liquor salesman (Jean Carmet) makes up stories to obscure his pathetic life in order to succeed a…

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$1,500.00


Collection of 63 photographs of the crash of United Airlines Flight 173 by [United Airlines Flight 173]

Portland, OR: N.p., 1978. Collection of 63 vernacular color photographs of the scene of the crash of commercial United Airlines Flight 173 that occurred on December 28, 1978 in suburban Portland, Oregon. Five photographs are shown. To see a watermarked…

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$1,500.00


Wayne's World (Original screenplay for the 1992 film) by Penelope Spheeris (director); Mike Myers (screenwriter, starring); Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner (screenwriters); Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere, Lara Flynn Boyle (starring)

Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1991. Revised Draft script for the classic 1991 film comedy, with rainbow revisions. Two metalhead best friends who run a no-budget public cable television show find their lives turned around when a sleazy producer purc…

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$1,500.00


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