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Fruitcake (Original screenplay and treatment script for an unproduced film)

by John Waters (screenwriter)

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Published
2005
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 2005. Draft script and treatment script for an unproduced film. On Christmas Eve in Baltimore, a strange and cheerful young boy nicknamed Fruitcake goes on a madcap adventure with his newfound friend, an adopted girl named Tweefy, to find her biological parents. Set in the neighborhood of Remington. Draft script: … Read more
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The Plow and the Stars (Original photograph from the set of the 1936 film)

by John Ford (director); Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Barry Fitzgerald (starring); Sean O'Casey (play); Dudley Nichols (screenwriter);

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Published
1936
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$475.00

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Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1936. Vintage reference photograph from the set of the 1936 film, featuring (L-R) cinematographer Joseph H. August, an unidentified crewmember, director John Ford, Preston Foster, Denis O'Dea, Barbara Stanwyck, and J.M. Kerrigan. Mimeo snipe and "RKO Radio Films" stamp on verso. Based on the 1926 play by Sean O'Casey, the third of… Read more
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$475.00
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Original "Bustoon" illustration by Bill Ward drawn for Russ Meyer

by [Russ Meyer] Bill Ward (illustrator)

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Published
1980
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$8,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Original illustration artwork, circa 1980s, commissioned by sexploitation maestro Russ Meyer, from his collection. Noted "good girl" artist Bill Ward was a favorite of Meyer's, and Ward's art decorates all three volumes of the director's 2000 autobiography, "A Clean Breast! The Life and Loves of Russ Meyer." This particular illustration appears on page 158… Read more
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$8,500.00
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Who Killed Bambi? [Anarchy in the U.K.] (Two original screenplays for an unproduced film)

by [The Sex Pistols] Russ Meyer (director); Roger Ebert, Malcolm McLaren, Rene Daalder (screenwriters); Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Paul Cook, Steve Jones (starring)

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Published
1977
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$3,500.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977. Two Draft screenplays for an unproduced film about the Sex Pistols. Included is one early treatment script, undated, with the working title "Anarchy in the U.K.", and one Seventh Draft script, dated October 8, 1977, titled "Who Killed Bambi?". Seventh Draft script with two holograph ink annotations to the title page, noting copy No.… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Bringing Up Baby (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

by Howard Hawks (director); Dudley Nichols, Hagar Wilde (screenwriters); Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant (starring)

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Published
1937
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$3,500.00

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Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1937. Final script for the 1938 film. One of the foundational entries in the canon of American screwball comedies. Based on the short story by Hagar Wilde which originally appeared in Collier's Weekly magazine on April 10, 1937. A serious-minded zoologist develops a wary interest in the zany niece of a… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Stories (First UK Edition)

by Satyajit Ray

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Published
1987
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$15.00

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London: Secker and Warburg, 1987. First American Edition. The great Indian filmmaker's first book of stories, remarkable considering the number of unforgettable stories he wrote for his films between 1955 and 1991. Jacket design and interior illustrations by the author. Preceded only by the rare Calcutta edition published by Seagull Books earlier the same year. Very Good plus… Read more
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Tommy (Original photograph of The Who from the 1975 film)

by [The Who] Ken Russell (director, screenwriter); Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Roger Daltrey, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Jack Nicholson, Tina Turner (starring)

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Published
1975
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$375.00

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London: Hemdale International Films, 1975. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Pete Townshend, Keith Moon, and John Entwistle performing onstage in the 1975 film. Printed mimeo label affixed to the verso. Based on the 1969 rock opera written by The Who, about a deaf, dumb, and blind kid who sure plays a mean pinball and subsequently becomes the… Read more
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$375.00
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Taxi Driver (Original photograph from the set of the 1976 film)

by Martin Scorsese (director); Paul Schrader (screenwriter); Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks, Peter Boyle (starring)

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Published
1976
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$475.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1976. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1976 film, showing actor Robert De Niro leaning against a cigarette machine. A film that would prove to be the turning point in the careers of director Martin Scorsese, screenwriter Paul Schrader, and actors Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster, and one that has only… Read more
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$475.00
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What? (Collection of 32 original keybook photographs from the 1972 film)

by Roman Polanski (director, screenwriter); Gerard Brach (screenwriter); Marcello Mastroianni, Sydne Rome, Hugh Griffith, Romolo Valli (starring)

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Published
1972
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Collection of 32 vintage keybook snapshot photographs, from the 1972 film. Possibly unique. A lesser known film in director Roman Polanski's oeuvre, a comedic and highly sexualized homage to Alice in Wonderland, starring Sydne Rome as an American hitchhiker who stumbles upon an increasingly bizarre and decadent party at an Italian villa. Filmed on location… Read more
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$750.00
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Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Collection of seven original photographs from the 1975 film)

by Pier Paolo Pasolini (director); Marquis de Sade (novel); Paolo Bonacelli, Aldo Valletti, Caterina Boratto, Elsa De Giorgi (starring)

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Published
1975
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$550.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1975. Collection of seven vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1975 Italian-French film. Three with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the verso, specific to the film's German release. Four wealthy, corrupt libertines kidnap a group of teenagers from the Italian countryside and perform violent, sadistic acts of torture on them for four… Read more
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$550.00
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That Most Important Thing: Love [L'important c'est d'aimer] (Original oversize photograph of Romy Schneider and Fabio Testi from the 1975 film)

by Andrzej Zulawski (director, screenwriter); Christopher Frank (novel); Romy Schneider, Fabio Testi, Jacques Dutronc (starring)

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Published
1975
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$450.00

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N.p.: Excelsior, 1975. Vintage oversize borderless color reference photograph from the 1975 film. Stamp of Excelsior Films to the verso. Based on the 1972 novel "La Nuit americaine" by Christopher Frank. A photographer meets a failed actress who has resorted to appearing in porn films to make a living. Falling for her, he borrows money to mount… Read more
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$450.00
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Brokeback Mountain (Original oversize photograph of Jake Gyllenhaal and Ang Lee on the set of the 2005 film)

by Ang Lee (director); Annie Proulx (story); Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana (screenwriters); Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Randy Quaid (starring)

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Published
2005
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 2005. Vintage oversize borderless color reference photograph of director Ang Lee talking with actor Jake Gyllenhaal between takes on the set of the 2005 film. Based on the 1997 short story by Annie Proulx, about the passionate, troubled relationship between two closeted cowboys in the American west. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning three, including… Read more
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Kiss Me, Stupid (Original photograph from the set of the 1946 film)

by Billy Wilder (director, screenwriter); Anna Bonacci (play); I. A. L. Diamond (screenwriter); Kim Novak, Dean Martin, Ray Watson (starring)

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Published
1946
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N.p.: N.p., 1946. Vintage reference photograph from the 1946 film, showing director Billy Wilder and actress Kim Novak. Based on the 1944 play "L'ora della fantasia" ("The Dazzling Hour") by Anna Bonacci. A jealous piano teacher playing host to an infamous nightclub singer sends his beautiful wife away in the hopes of keeping the lecherous singer from… Read more
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What's Up, Doc? (Original photograph of Peter Bogdanovich and Ryan O'Neal on the set of the 1972 film)

by Peter Bogdanovich (director); Buck Henry, David Newman, Robert Benton (screenwriters); Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn (starring)

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Published
1971
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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Peter Bogdanovich directing actor Ryan O'Neal between takes on the set of the 1971 film. Holograph ink and pencil annotations to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Howard Bannister (O'Neal) is in San Francisco at a musicologist convention, competing for a… Read more
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The Seven-Ups (Original screenplay for the 1973 film, director Philip D'Antoni's working copy)

by Philip D'Antoni (director); Albert Ruben, Alexander Jacobs, Sonny Grosso (screenwriters); Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Larry Haines (starring)

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Published
1972
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$4,750.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972. Draft script for the 1973 film. Working copy belonging to director Philip D'Antoni, with his holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout. D'Antoni was a major figure in 1970s New Hollywood Cinema, as the producer of "Bullitt" (1968), "The French Connection" (1972), and "The Seven-Ups" (1973). Based on an original story by… Read more
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image of That Hamilton Woman (Original photograph of Lawrence Olivier from the 1941 film, inscribed by Olivier in 1958)

That Hamilton Woman (Original photograph of Lawrence Olivier from the 1941 film, inscribed by Olivier in 1958)

by Lawrence; Olivier Vivien Leigh (starring); Alexander Korda (director); Walter Reisch, R.C. Sherriff (screenwriters)

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Published
1958
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$1,875.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1958. Vintage reference photograph from the 1941 film, showing actor Lawrence Olivier posing in costume as Lord Horatio Nelson. INSCRIBED by Olivier to noted production manager John Palmer in holograph ink annotation to the bottom left corner: "For John. / In grateful remembrance / 1958- / affectionately / LO." From the collection of noted British… Read more
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$1,875.00
image of Doctor Zhivago (Archive of 14 original photographs and 2 contact sheets taken on the set of the 1965 film)

Doctor Zhivago (Archive of 14 original photographs and 2 contact sheets taken on the set of the 1965 film)

by David Lean (director); Boris Pasternak (novel); Robert Bolt (screenwriter); Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness (starring)

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Published
1965
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$875.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Archive of 14 original reference photographs taken on the set of the 1965 film, and two original contact sheets with 24 images of cast and crew members at what appears to be a wrap party. Several photographs with holograph ink annotations to the verso identifying figures in the images. One photograph date-stamped APR 27 1964, inscribed… Read more
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$875.00
image of Daisy Miller (Original screenplay for the 1974 film, including revisions)

Daisy Miller (Original screenplay for the 1974 film, including revisions)

by Peter Bogdanovich (director, screenwriter); Henry James (novella); Frederic Raphael (screenwriter)

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Published
1973
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$175.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Draft script for the 1974 film. Based on the 1878 novella by Henry James, which first appeared in Cornhill Magazine in two parts (June and July 1878), in book form (Harper and Brothers in the US) the following year. Includes 67 pages of revisions on blue stock laid in at the rear. An… Read more
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$175.00
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Original photograph of Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr. in London, 1967

by Sammy; Davis Jr. Peter Lawford (subjects)

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Published
1967
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$225.00

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N.p.: Unipix, 1967. Vintage black and white photograph of Sammy Davis Jr. and Peter Lawford outside Heathrow Airport in London, 1967. With a printed mimeo snipe dated 7/5/67 affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of United Press International. Davis would appear with Lawford in the British comedy film "Salt and Pepper" the following year. … Read more
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$225.00
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Boom! [Goforth] (Collection of four original color photographs from the set of the 1968 film)

by Joseph Losey (director); Tennessee Williams (screenwriter, playwright); Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Noel Coward (starring)

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Published
1968
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$75.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1968. Collection of four vintage color studio still photographs from the 1968 film. Based on Tennessee Williams' 1963 stage play "The Milk Train Don't Stop Here Anymore." A lonely, terminally ill woman has an romantic encounter with a mysterious poet, who may in fact be the Angel of Death. Shot on location… Read more
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$75.00