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Grapes of Wrath (Original oversize photograph from the 1940 film, with Christmas message)

by Ford, John (director); Nunnally Johnson (screenwriter); John Steinbeck (novel); John Carradine, Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell (starring)

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Published
1939
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$2,500.00

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Hollywood: Technicolor Motion Picture Corp, 1939. Vintage oversize double weight publicity photograph of the Joad family from the 1940 film, with the ironic Christmas message etched onto the negative in white along bottom "The Joad Family wish you a Merry Christmas and hope to see you soon." "Donn G Wescott Technicolor Motion Picture Corp" stamp and "E. S.… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Wings of the Hawk (Original photograph from the set of the 1953 film)

by Boetticher, Budd (director); Gerald Drayson Adams (novel); James E. Moser (screenwriter); Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane (starring)

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Published
1953
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$650.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1953. Vintage photograph of director Budd Boetticher and Julie Adams relaxing in a tree, from the 1953 film. Mimeo snipe on verso. An early Technicolor Western from seminal American director Budd Boetticher. Gringo miner Gallager (Van Heflin) is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-1911 when corrupt administrator Ruiz (George Dolenz)… Read more
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$650.00
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Crimes and Misdemeanors [Brothers] (Original screenplay for the 1989 film belonging to actor Martin Landau)

by Allen, Woody (director, screenwriter, starring); Martin Landau, Alan Alda, Mia Farrow, Anjelica Huston, Claire Bloom (starring)

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Published
1989
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$14,000.00

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N.p.: Untitled Productions, 1989. Draft script for the 1989 film, belonging to and heavily annotated throughout by actor Martin Landau, here under the working title "Brothers." Bound in a spring binder with "Kraft Music Hall" and Landau's name in gilt on front ("The Kraft Music Hall" was the revival of the NBC variety television show with various hosts and… Read more
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$14,000.00
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Christmas in July (Original photograph from the set of the 1940 film)

by Sturges, Preston (director, play, screenwriter); Talmadge Morrison (photographer); Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn (starring)

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Published
1940
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$750.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1940. Vintage borderless photograph of director Preston Sturges about to cane his assistant director (uncredited) George Templeton on the set of the 1940 film. Mimeo snipe and "Paramount Photo by Talmage Morrison" stamp on the verso. Based on Preston Sturges' 1931 play "A Cup of Coffee." Sturges' second film as writer-director. … Read more
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$750.00
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* But Were Afraid to Ask (Original photograph from the set of the 1972 film)

by Allen, Woody (director, screenwriter, starring); David Reuben (novel); John Carradine, Lou Jacobi, Louise Lasser, Anthony Quayle, Tony Randall (starring)

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Published
1972
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$375.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1972. Vintage photograph of Woody Allen and Louise Lasser on the set of the 1972 film. With holograph annotations and adhesive tape on the verso. Woody Allen's comical take on David Reuben's 1969 book of the same name. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
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Cleo from 5 to 7 (Original photograph from the set of the 1962 film)

by Varda, Agnes (director, screenwriter); Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray (starring)

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Published
1962
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$400.00

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Paris: Cine Tamaris, 1962. Vintage borderless photograph of Agnes Varda on the set of the 1962 film. "Collection G. Troussier" stamp on the verso. Agnes Varda, an important and influential French director, writer, and artist, uses both documentary style realism and experimental film techniques to explore issues of feminism and social justice. A colleague of Alain… Read more
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$400.00
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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Two vintage still photographs from the 1976 film, both featuring Ben Gazzara)

by Cassavetes (screenwriter, director); Richard Upper (still photographer); Ben Gazzara (starring)

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Published
1976
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$45.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Faces Distribution, 1976. Two vintage black-and-white, studio photographs from the US release of the 1976 film. The fourth of five films made by the pioneering independent filmmaker under his Faces distribution company, about a strip club owner (Gazzara) who is forced to perform a hit by the mob as payment for gambling… Read more
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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1952. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Tremendous association copy, INSCRIBED by author and director Lindsay Anderson to noted Czech-British filmmaker Karel Reisz, with a quote from the film: "Karel and Julia / from Lindsay / Woman: as a warning / Louis: as a lesson / Secret People E. 13". A remarkable… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Paris, Texas (Two original photographs from the set of the 1984 film)

by Wenders, Wim (director); Sam Shepard, L.M. Kit Carson (screenwriters); Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell (starring)

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Published
1984
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$325.00

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N.p.: Road Movies Filmproduktion, 1984. Two vintage borderless photographs on the set of the 1984 film. One candid shot of director Wim Wenders laughing with actors Aurore Clement and Harry Dean Stanton, and one of actors Nastassja Kinski and Hunter Carson. Even more than "Wings of Desire," "Paris, Texas" stands as Wim Wenders' definitive work,… Read more
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$325.00
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Original photograph of Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren at Cannes, 1963

by Hitchcock, Alfred; Tippi Hedren (subjects); Daphne du Maurier (story); Luc Fournol (photographer)

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Published
1963
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$550.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Vintage borderless press photograph of director Alfred Hitchcock and actor Tippi Hedren attending Cannes in 1963, with Hitchcock making a bird gesture. With a stamp for photographer Luc Fournol on the verso noting the date 14 Mai 1963. Loosely based on a 1952 short story by Daphne du Maurier. Often regarded as Hitchcock's last great… Read more
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$550.00
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Original photograph of Monica Vitti and Michelangelo Antonioni, 1963

by Vitti, Monica; Michelangelo Antonioni (subjects)

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Published
1963
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$550.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Vintage borderless press photograph of director Michelangelo Antonioni and actor Monica Vitti leaving a nightclub in Rome in 1963. With a stamp for Farabola press agency and a mimeo snipe to the verso. Vitti and Antonioni enjoyed a prolonged romantic and professional relationship throughout the late 1950s and 1960s, creating "L'avventura" (1960), "La Notte" (1961),… Read more
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$550.00
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Stromboli (Original photograph on the set of the 1950 film)

by Rossellini, Roberto (director, screenwriter); Ingrid Bergman (starring); Sergio Amidei, Gian Paolo Callegari, Art Cohn, Renzo Cesana (screenwriters); Mario Vitale (starring)

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Published
1950
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$575.00

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Hollywood: RKO Radio Pictures, 1950. Vintage photograph on the set of the 1950 Italian film, showing director Roberto Rossellini with the camera and lighting crews setting up a wide shot, with Ingrid Bergman and other actors in the distance. With holograph pencil annotations on the verso regarding layout and noting the film's title. After World War… Read more
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$575.00
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The Night Buffalo (Signed First Edition)

by Arriaga, Guillermo

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2006
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780743281850
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$20.00

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New York: Atria Books, 2006. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author and film director on the title page. Basis for the 2006 film, adapted by the author from this novel, about a schizophrenic man who commits suicide after he learns his girlfriend is having an affair with his best friend. Fine and unread in a Fine… Read more
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First Monday in October (Original screenplay for the 1981 film)

by Neame, Ronald (director); Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee (screenwriters); Walter Matthau, Jill Clayburgh, Barnard Hughes, Jan Sterling (starring)

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Published
1979
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Draft script for the 1981 film, an early iteration issued nearly two years prior to the film's release. Title page somewhat oddly notes cast and crew members from the 1978 stage production--nonetheless, this is a script for the film version. Based on the 1978 play, wherein a deeply conservative judge becomes the first woman to… Read more
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$350.00
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2015. First Limited Edition. One of 300 non-numbered copies, with variant dust jacket issued especially for this edition. Includes a full color set of six postcards, and a color plate insert, as well as a 7-inch vinyl record in a full-color illustrated sleeve, featuring 3 pieces from Franco soundtracks ("La comtesse perverse" and "Le journal intime dune nymphomane," all… Read more
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$375.00
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One More Time (Original double weight photograph from the set of the 1970 film)

by Lewis, Jerry (director); Michael Pertwee (screenwriter); Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, John Wood, Dudley Sutton, Maggie Wright (starring)

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Published
1970
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$450.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists / Chrislaw Productions, 1970. Vintage borderless double weight photograph of actor Sammy Davis Jr. and director Jerry Lewis on the set of the 1970 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso. Chris Pepper (Peter Lawford) and Charlie Salt (Sammy Davis Jr.) are about to lose their London nightclub. In desperation they turn… Read more
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$450.00
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Kes [A Kestrel for a Knave] (Original screenplay for the 1969 film)

by Loach, Ken (adaptation, director); Tony Garnett (adaptation), Barry Hines (novel, screenwriter); David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie (starring)

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Published
1969
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$4,750.00

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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 social realist filmmaker Ken Loach. Based upon the 1968 novel by Barry Hines "A Kestrel… Read more
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$4,750.00
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The Tenant (First UK Edition)

by Topor, Roland

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1966
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$550.00

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London: W.H. Allen, 1966. First UK Edition. Basis for the 1976 film by Roman Polanski. Dust jacket artwork by Ron Clark. Tiny stray white mark on the front board, else Near Fine in a Very Good or better example of the dust jacket, with rubbing and a few short closed tears at the extremities. A very presentable… Read more
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$550.00
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Original program for the Third Annual Photoplayer's Club of Los Angeles Ball, 1915

by [Hollywood] Wildy, H.E. (compiled by)

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Published
1915
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$650.00

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Los Angeles: Photoplayer's Club of Los Angeles, 1915. Vintage souvenir program for the Third Annual Photoplayer's Club of Los Angeles Ball, held February 13, 1915. Photo-illustrated throughout with portraits of silent film actors, directors, producers, and others, and containing numerous advertisements for Los Angeles businesses and services, most with some connection to the film industry. Scarce, with only two… Read more
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Men With Wings (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

by Wellman, William A. (director); Robert Carson (screenwriter); Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, Louise Campbell (starring)

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Published
1938
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$375.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1938. Draft script for the 1938 film. With holograph pencil annotations to the front wrapper. Included with the script are four pages of mimeographed notes regarding main title billing for the film. Two aviators' friendship is tested when a love triangle forms between them and their shared childhood sweetheart. Another tribute to the glories of… Read more
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