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Young Ideas (Original artwork for a daily panel strip, August 31, 1949)

by Mossler, Arnie (artist)

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Published
1949
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1949. Original artwork by Arnie Mossler for his daily one-panel strip, "Young Ideas", this entry titled "Problem Parents". Mossler's strip ran from roughly 1944 to 1949. He went on to create follow-on strips "Tid Bits" in 1951 and "The Earth People" in 1959.
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Rain Man (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Levinson, Barry (director); Barry Morrow, Ronald Bass (screenwriters); Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino (starring)

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Published
1988
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$250.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1988. Second Draft script for the 1988 film. With holograph ink annotations to the title page noting the name of an unknown crew member and noting the script as copy No. 27. A selfish yuppie learns that the inheritance he expected to gain after his father's passing has instead gone to his… Read more
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Come On Marines! (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

by Hathaway, Henry (director); Philip Wylie (story), Joel Sayre, Bryon Morgan (screenwriters); Richard Arlen, Ida Lupino, Roscoe Karns (starring)

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Published
1934
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$325.00

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N.p.: Paramount Pictures, 1934. Final draft script for the 1934 film, with two annotations in holograph pencil and Paramount "File Copy" stamp on front wrapper. Laid in are four blue revision pages, dated 1-20-34, "Changes in Scene A-28," with Paramount "File Copy" stamp and one annotation in holograph pencil on first page. US Marine Sergeant "Lucky" Davis (Richard… Read more
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The Man Who Could Work Miracles (Original photograph of Roland Young from the 1936 film)

by Mendes, Lothar (director); H.G. Wells (screenwriter, story); Lajos Biro (screenwriter); Roland Young, Joan Gardner, Ralph Richardson (starring)

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Published
1936
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$15.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1936. Vintage studio still photograph of actor Roland Young from the 1936 British film. Based on screenwriter H.G. Wells' 1898 short story, following a skeptical British man who suddenly realizes that he has been granted godlike powers. Set in England, partially shot on location in San Francisco. … Read more
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Happy Landing (Original photograph of Don Ameche from the 1938 film)

by Ruth, Roy Del (director); Boris Ingster, Milton Sperling (screenwriters); Sonja Henie, Don Ameche, Cesar Romero, Ethel Merman (starring)

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Published
1938
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$15.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Vintage reference photograph of actor Don Ameche from the 1938 film. With a mimeo snipe to the verso. A womanizing band leader and his manager are forced to land in a small village in Norway en route to Paris, where misunderstanding and romantic pathos ensues with a villager's daughter. Set… Read more
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It Takes Two [Me and My Shadow] (Original screenplay for the 1995 film, signed by cast and crew)

by Tennant, Andy (director); Rick Parks (screenwriter); Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen (starring)

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Published
1995
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$375.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1995. Shooting Script for the 1995 film, here under the working title "Me and My Shadow". Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the title page by members of the cast and crew, including director Andy Tennant, screenwriter Rick Parks, and actors Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, and Steve Bosco. From the… Read more
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30 (Original screenplay for the 2000 television movie, signed by cast and crew)

by Baumbach, Noah (screenwriter); Thomas Schlamm (director); Joanna Going, Sabrina Grdevich, Carlos Jacott, Heidi Schanz, Eric Stoltz (starring)

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Published
1999
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$475.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Imagine Entertainment, 1999. Final Draft script for the 2000 television pilot, which originally aired on NBC on February 14. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the title page by members of the cast and crew, including screenwriter Noah Baumbach and actors Joanna Going, Sabrina Grdevich, Carlos Jacott, Heidi Schanz, and Eric Stoltz.… Read more
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Heaven Will Wait (Original screenplay for the 1997 television film, signed by cast and crew)

by Dukakis, Olympia; John Cygan, Meagen Fay, Paige French (starring); Andy Cadiff (director); Jane Milmore, Billy Van Zandt (screenwriters)

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Published
1997
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$275.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1997. Draft script for the 1997 television film, which originally aired on CBS on November 24. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED by members of the cast and crew on the front wrapper, including Olympia Dukakis and Julie Hagerty. Laid in with the script is an inscribed borderless black-and-white photograph of actress… Read more
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Role Models [Little Big Men, Big Brothers] (Original screenplay for the 2008 film, with annotations by costume designer)

by Wain, David (director, screenwriter); Timothy Dowling, W. Blake Herron, Ken Marino (screenwriters); Paul Rudd (screenwriter, starring); Seann William Scott, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Elizabeth Banks, Jane Lynch(starring)

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Published
2007
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$425.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 2007. Shooting Script for the 2008 comedy film, here under the working titles "Little Big Men" and "Big Brothers". Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, with her name on a printed label affixed to the title pages, and holograph ink annotations to the verso of page 110 noting revision sequences. From the collection… Read more
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What About Joan: My Dinner With Jake (Original screenplay for the 2001 television episode, signed by cast and crew)

by Cusack, Joan; Kyle Chandler, Donna Murphy, Jessica Hecht (starring); Terry Hughes (director); Katherine Green (screenwriter)

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Published
2001
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$225.00

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Los Angeles: Gracie Films, 2001. Shooting Draft script for the 2001 television episode, which originally aired on October 2 on ABC. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the title page by actress Joan Cusack: "Molly-- / my god you are so wonderful / Thank you for your ideas -- and your great smarts / Joan… Read more
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Eddie (Original screenplay for the 1996 film, signed by cast and crew)

by Goldberg, Whoopi; Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins (starring); Steve Rash (director); Jon Connoly, David Loucka, Eric Champnella, Keith Mitchell, Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai (screenwriters)

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Published
1995
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$275.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1995. Revised Draft script for the 1996 film. Copy belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, warmly INSCRIBED on the first twelve title pages by members of the cast and crew, including director Steve Rash and actress Whoopi Goldberg. From the collection of costume designer Molly Maginnis. A New York limousine driver is named "honorary… Read more
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Darling Companion (Costume designer's script for the 2012 film, signed by cast and crew)

by Kasdan, Lawrence (director, screenwriter); Meg Kasdan (screenwriter); Dianne Keaton, Mark Duplass, Kevin Kline, Sam Shepard, Elisabeth Moss (starring)

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Published
2010
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$475.00

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Minneapolis: Werc Werk Works, 2010. Original working script from the 2012 film belonging to costume designer Molly Maginnis, with her name on a handwritten slip of paper tucked into the front of the binder, including a Revised Draft script, a two-page xerographically duplicated document regarding costume fitting, and two photographs from the set of the film. Warmly INSCRIBED on… Read more
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Dime With a Halo (Original screenplay for the 1963 film)

by Sagal, Boris (director); Laszlo Vanay, Hans Wilhelm (screenwriters); BarBara Luna, Rafael Lopez, Roger Mobley, Paul Langton (starring)

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Published
1962
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1962. Draft script for the 1963 film. Four street urchins bet weekly on the horse races and decide to steal a dime from the church one week in order to allow Jesus to be a partner in their scheme. They win an exorbitant amount, only to have the winning ticket float away… Read more
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Echo Park (Original screenplay for the 1986 film)

by Dornhelm, Robert (director); Michael Ventura (screenwriter); Tom Hulce, Susan Dey, Cheech Marin, Michael Bowen (starring)

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Published
1984
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$175.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Walter Shenson-Robert Dornhelm, 1984. Second Draft script for the 1986 film. With a single holograph ink annotation to the front wrapper and a few copied holograph annotations to page 59 and 60, noting grammatical revisions. A young pizza delivery worker falls for his new roommate, a single mother who wants to be an actress… Read more
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Volunteers (Original screenplay for the 1985 film)

by Meyer, Nicholas (director); Ken Levine, David Isaacs (screenwriters); Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson (starring)

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Published
1984
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$125.00

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Santa Monica, CA: Shepherd / Walter F. Parkes, 1984. Shooting script for the 1985 film, with rainbow revisions. A wealthy, womanizing playboy joins a Peace Corps mission to Thailand accompanied by a crew of all-American gomers as a last-minute escape from his gambling debts. The second unconventional buddy film for Tom Hanks and John Candy, following Ron Howard's… Read more
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The Wrong Box (Original screenplay for the 1966 film)

by Forbes, Bryan (director); Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne (novel); Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove (screenwriters); John Mills, Ralph Richardson, Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore (starring)

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Published
1965
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$675.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Early Draft script for the 1965 British comedy film. Based on the 1889 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne. In 1818, the parents of 20 boys establish a tontine, a fund to go to the last surviving boy. It is now 1882 and only 2 elderly brothers are left, Joseph (Ralph… Read more
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Madame Sin (Original screenplay for the 1972 television film)

by Greene, David (director, screenwriter); Lou Morheim (story); Barry Oringer (screenwriter); Bette Davis, Robert Wagnert (starring)

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Published
1971
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$550.00

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London: ITC, 1971. First Draft script for the 1972 British television film which aired on ABC on January 15, 1972 and was theatrically released in Europe. This early First Draft was written by screenwriter Philip Levene, best known for his screenwriting and consultant work on the television series "The Avengers" from 1965 to 1968. Levene did not receive screen… Read more
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Deadlier Than the Male [Female of the Species] (Original screenplay for the 1967 film)

by Thomas, Ralph (director); H. C. McNeile, Gerard Fairlie (novels, short stories); Jimmy Sangster, David D. Osborn, Liz Charles-Williams (screenwriters); Richard Johnson, Elke Sommer, Sylva Koscina, Nigel Green (starring)

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Published
1965
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$475.00

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London: National Film Corporation, 1965. Second Draft script for the 1967 film, here under the working title "Female of the Species." Based on the adventurer character Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, which appeared in 24 novels and short stories, beginning with "Bull-Dog Drummond" (1920), created by H. C. McNeile under the pseudonym Sapper, and continued after his death, from… Read more
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Short Circuit (Two original photographs from the 1986 film)

by Badham, John (director); S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock (screenwriters); Ally Sheedy, Steve Gutenberg (starring)

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Published
1986
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$15.00

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Culver City, CA: TriStar Pictures, 1986. Two vintage black-and-white still photographs from the 1986 film. A prototype of a military robot is struck by lightning and gains sentience. Through a series of comedic events the robot manages to thwart the soldiers looking for him, fake his own death, and live happily ever after with one of… Read more
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The Prince and the Showgirl (Original poster for the 1957 film)

by Olivier, Laurence (director, starring); Terence Rattigan (screenwriter, play); Marilyn Monroe (starring)

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Published
1957
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$350.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1957. Vintage half sheet poster for the 1957 film. Based on Terence Rattigan's 1953 play "The Sleeping Prince," about the visiting prince of a small (fictional) Balkan nation who falls in love with an American showgirl while in London. A notoriously difficult production, which forms the basis for two behind-the-scenes memoirs by Marilyn… Read more
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$350.00