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Joan of Arc
Los Angeles: Selznick International Pictures / Vanguard Films, 1946. An archive of 3 scripts relating to an unproduced film version of "Joan of Arc" developed by Selznick International Pictures and...
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Price: $1,250.00
...And God Created Woman
N.p. N.p. 1956. Vintage double weight oversize photograph of Roger Vadim and Brigitte Bardot, caught in a truly relaxed moment, in Saint-Tropez on the set of Vadim's classic 1956 film...
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Price: $3,500.00
Old Man and Young Man in Bar
N.p. N.p. 1979. Black marker on paper. Archivally framed and matted. Inscribed to Gary Lucas and his wife, Ling Ling along the top edge, in the same marker: "To Gary...
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Price: $15,000.00
Way of a Gaucho
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1951. Final script for the 1952 film. Based on Herbert Childs's 1948 debut novel of the same name. Copy belonging to well-known cinematographer Leon Shamroy...
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Price: $1,850.00
L'etoile de Valencia
Munich / Paris: UFA / L'Alliance Cinematographique Europeenne, 1933. Two vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the original French release of the 1933 film. With the UFA logo at...
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Price: $1,650.00
The Big Sleep
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First Edition. An attractive, unrestored example of the author's first book, a cornerstone of noir detective fiction, and basis for the Howard Hawks film...
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Price: $12,500.00
Scarface
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1983. Original Press Kit for the seminal 1983 crime film, "Scarface," directed by Brian DePalma, written for the screen by Oliver Stone, and starring Al...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Blood on the Curb
New York: Dodge, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. The third of four crime novels by Shaw, issued by Dodge, an obscure publishing house...
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Price: $2,000.00
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The Barbarous Coast
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's date stamp at the top of the front flap. Topstain lightly faded, else Fine and unread in a....
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Price: $1,850.00
Archive of ephemera from four key European films concerning lesbianism, 1958-1977
Various cities: Various Publishers, 1958-1977. Substantial archive of 43 pieces of ephemera relating to four European films (one German, one Italian, and two French) addressing lesbianism, made between 1958 and...
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Price: $2,500.00
The Boy Who Made Dragonfly
New York: Harper and Row, 1972. First Edition. Nicely INSCRIBED by the author to fellow crime fiction author John Ball, on the front endpaper: "For Pat and John Ball /...
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Price: $1,750.00
I, Robot
New York: Gnome Press, 1950. First Edition. Presumed "Armed Forces" edition, or the publisher's short-lived attempt to produce paperbacks, bound in wrappers identical to the jacket art of the hardcover...
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Price: $2,500.00
Archive of LGBT film posters and ephemera, 1969-1977
Various cities: Various Publishers, 1969-1977. A collection of 43 posters, pressbooks, and still photographs and ephemera from eight US films made in the 1970s with LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)...
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Price: $3,250.00
I Capture the Castle
London: William Heinemann, 1949. First Edition. The author's first book, notoriously scarce in jacket, basis for the elegant 2003 British film. Ms. Smith went on the write "The Story of...
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Price: $3,500.00
Shimmy .... / Joy Division / Factory / July 13 [1979]
Hulme, Manchester: Factory Records, 1979. Evocative original poster advertising a performance by Joy Division at the Factory in Hulme, Manchester, on July 13, 1979. The show was the band's first...
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Price: $5,500.00
The Deep Blue Good-by [Goodbye]
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1975. First American Edition in hardcover, published as a paperback original by Fawcett in 1964. INSCRIBED by MacDonald to the dedicatee, editor Knox Burger, on the...
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Price: $3,500.00
Death Hunt
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981. Final shooting script for the 1981 film "Death Hunt," directed by Peter Hunt and starring Charles Bronson and Lee Marvin. Actor Lee Marvin's leather-bound presentation...
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Price: $2,000.00
Michelangelo Antonioni, Monica Vitti, and Carlo di Palma on the set of "Il deserto rosso [Red Desert]"
Rome: Film Demila / Federiz / Francoriz Production, circa 1963-1964. Two single weight glossy borderless press photographs of director Michelangelo Antonioni on the set of his 1964 film, "Il deserto...
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Price: $1,800.00
La Roue
Paris: Films Abel Gance, 1923. Original program for the legendary 1923 French silent film, made on the heels of his success with "J'accuse!" (1919) and just prior to "Napoléon" (1927)...
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Price: $2,000.00
Murder Up My Sleeve
New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Canadian Edition. Fine in a bright, price-clipped dust jacket, unrubbed but lightly worn at spine ends and with three small chips on back panel...
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Price: $2,000.00
The Story of Dr. Wassell
N.p. N.p. 1942-1944. Archive of research material for James Hilton's novel, "The Story of Dr. Wassell," along with a ribbon copy typescript, carbon typescript, and mimeograph typescript (with infrequent holograph...
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Price: $12,500.00
Equinox of the Gods benefit concert celebration for Lucifer Rising at The Straight Theater in San Francisco, September 21, 1967
San Francisco: The Bringers of Light & The Straight Theatre, 1967. Original Poster, designed by Randy Salas, for "Equinox of the Gods," a celebration by Kenneth Anger commemorating the autumn...
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Price: $1,850.00
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Final script for the classic 1938 film, "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," based on the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin, directed by Allan Dwan, produced by...
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Price: $1,250.00
Three Guineas
London: Hogarth Press, 1938. First Edition. An especially sharp copy, Fine and unread in a bright, fresh, very nearly Fine dust jacket. Jacket has a couple of tiny nicks at...
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Price: $2,500.00
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Blacula
Hollywood, CA: American International Pictures [AIP], 1971. Draft script for the 1972 film. Copy belonging to actor Ted Harris, with his name on the front wrapper and his holograph notations...
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Price: $1,350.00
Lifeboat
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. Original one sheet poster for the 1944 film. One of the great illustrated posters of the 1940s, for a film that is unique in...
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Price: $6,500.00
Gravity's Rainbow
New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First Edition. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. None of the usual fading to the cloth is present, topstain bright...
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Price: $2,500.00
Rock 'n' Roll Revue [Harlem Rock 'n' Roll]
Los Angeles, CA: Studio Films, 1955. Complete set of 8 vintage two-color lobby cards from the US release of the 1955 film. Each of the lobby cards features one of...
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Price: $1,250.00
What Makes Sammy Run?
New York: Random House, 1941. First Edition. Copy belonging to noted author and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jerome Weidman, with his holograph ownership name at the top of the front endpaper...
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Price: $2,250.00
Seed on the Wind
New York: Vanguard Press, 1930. First Edition. Fine copy, with no soiling to the fragile yellow cloth and the top edge still richly colored. In the rare dust jacket, Near...
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Price: $6,000.00
Don't Bury Me At All
New York: William Morris Agency, Circa 1950. Treatment script for an unproduced film called "Don't Bury Me At All," written by Robert Penn Warren and Max Shulman. An unusual collaboration...
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Price: $1,500.00
Lay Down My Sword and Shield
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1971. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author. REVIEW COPY with a publisher’s slip and promotional letter laid in. Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket...
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Price: $2,000.00
The Seen
San Francisco: Pasteurize Press / Zephyrus Image, 1975. UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOFS, preceding the First Edition. An offprint of Brakhage's remarks following a screening of his film, "The Text of Light,"...
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Price: $1,500.00
Spellbound
Beverly Hills, CA: Vanguard, 1945. Set of 7 still photographs from the 1945 film noir, incuding 3 candid shots from the set. One of the candid shots shows Hitchcock and...
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Price: $2,250.00
Myra Breckinridge
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969. Three draft scripts for the 1970 film, issued between July 21, 1968 and September 4, 1969. Based on the 1968 novel by Gore Vidal. First...
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Price: $1,250.00
Bruce Conner: Sculpture, Assemblages, Drawings, Movies [Bruce Conner's Physical Services]
Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum / Brandeis University, 1965. Original oversize poster for a Bruce Conner exhibition at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, in 1965. Design based on a 1964...
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Price: $1,250.00
Anita Ekberg on the set of "La Dolce Vita"
Rome: Riama Film, 1960. Original double weight, borderless photograph from the set of the 1960 film. A delirious captured moment showing Ekberg among her paparazzi, a daytime moment in a....
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Price: $1,750.00
JR
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by Gaddis in 1984 to Harper's Magazine and Saturday Review literary critic John Aldridge: "To John Aldridge / with great...
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Price: $1,750.00
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The Siege of Trencher's Farm
London: Secker and Warburg, 1969. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in 1974: "To Raymond, / Have a....
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Price: $1,250.00
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Photograph of Basil Rathbone by George Hurrell, 1937
N.p. George Hurrell, 1931. Vintage oversize black-and-white double weight still photograph of actor Basil Rathbone, shot and struck by George Hurrell in 1937. With Hurrell's trademark blindstamp at the bottom...
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Price: $2,500.00
Lengthy typed letter signed from Stan Brakhage to Will Petersen
N.p. N.p. 1973. Lengthy typed letter signed from Stan Brakhage to Will Petersen, roughly 500 words, dated May 28, 1973. Petersen was the director of the Creative Arts Center at...
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Price: $1,650.00
Double Star
Garden City: Doubleday, 1956. First Edition. A bright copy of the author's cheaply manufactured first Hugo Award-winning novel, generally considered the best novel he wrote in the 1950s. Extremely scarce...
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Price: $4,500.00
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Philip
New York: Crowell, 1967. First Edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. An extraordinarily bright, fresh copy, with only the most minor wear to note, and none of...
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Price: $1,500.00
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Burbank, CA: American Broadcasting Company [ABC], 1969. Draft script for the 1969 film. Set designer's working copy, with holograph notations throughout in red ink and pencil. Lacking the final few...
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Price: $2,250.00
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1968. Final Shooting Script for the 1969 film. From the collection of still photographer Bob Willoughby, who worked as the special still photographer for the...
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Price: $1,850.00
Autograph Letter Signed to fellow suffragette Emily Pierson regarding the death of Spencer Tracy
N.p. N.p. 1967. An intimate and extremely moving autograph letter signed from Katharine Hepburn to longtime fellow suffragette Emily Pierson, regarding the death of Spencer Tracy. Equally as touching as...
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Price: $7,500.00
The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room
New York: Sun and Moon Press, 1986. Three volumes, all First Edition. City of Glass is in a first issue jacket, with no publisher's device on the jacket spine panel...
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Price: $2,500.00
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The Dainty Monsters
Toronto: Coach House, 1967. First Canadian Edition (and correct first). Nicely INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper, in the first year after the book's publication: "For David and...
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Price: $1,250.00
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Sergeant York and His People
New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls, 1922. First Edition. Along with the later book by Tom Skeyhill, this the factual basis for the classic 1941 film directed by Howard...
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Price: $2,850.00
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Hitchcock
Paris: Editions Universitaires, 1957. First French Edition. True first edition, preceding the American by nearly 20 years. INSCRIBED by Alfred Hitchcock on the half-title page ("To Peter, Alfred Hitchcock") followed...
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Price: $6,500.00
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Gorky Park
Los Angeles: Eagle Associates / Orion Pictures, 1983. Third Draft script (and Final Shooting script) for the 1983 film, "Gorky Park," based on the 1981 novel by Martin Cruz Smith...
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Price: $2,750.00
La Conversation
USA: Woodstock Editions, 2000. First Edition. One of 200 numbered suites of 14 three-color prints, each print SIGNED by Hans Gissinger. These prints are from Gissinger's monograph, published simultaneously in...
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Price: $1,500.00
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Kiss of Death
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947. Original pressbook for the seminal 1947 film noir, "Kiss of Death," based on the novel by Eleazar Lipsky, directed by Henry Hathaway, written for the...
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Price: $1,750.00
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Night of the Hunter
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1953. Early printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "For Jim / My most famous tale, though not necessarily my best one. In...
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Price: $2,500.00
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Elizabeth Taylor on the set of "Raintree County"
N.p. N.p. 1956. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of Elizabeth Taylor on location for the shooting of "Raintree County" 1956. Shot, struck, and mounted by the film's still photographer, Bob...
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Price: $4,500.00
Original Poster for a 1968 Performance by Cream at The Fillmore West and Winterland
Los Angeles: Bill Graham No. BG-110-OP-1, 1968. First printing single poster for separate March 7 and March 8-10 performances by Cream at Bill Graham's Fillmore West and Winterland, respectively, in...
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Price: $2,000.00
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Stag at Bay
N.p. N.p. N.d. Two scripts for "Stag at Bay" by Charles MacArthur and Nunnally Johnson, from Johnson's estate. Johnson was a screenwriter, director, and producer, and highlights of his 40...
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Price: $1,250.00
Audrey Totter candid shot from Lady in the Lake
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Vintage sepia single weight still photographs from the US release of the 1947 film noir. With a mimeograph snipe printed directly onto the verso...
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Price: $1,500.00
Metropolis in "La Petite Illustration"
Paris: Imp. de l'Illustration, 1928. About Fine in photo illustrated wrappers, with 20 sepia-toned stills from Fritz Lang's 1927 masterpiece. La Petite Illustration was a weekly magazine that published extended...
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Price: $1,250.00
Play It Again, Sam
Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures / APJAC Productions/Rollins-Joffe Productions, 1971. Revised script for the 1972 film. A comedy that is pretty difficult to overestimate: even though it was not directed by...
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Price: $1,875.00
The Set-up
New York: Covici Friede, 1928. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus example of the scarce dust jacket. Jacket is bright, with a lightly faded spine, and two...
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Price: $1,450.00
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The Seen
San Francisco: Pasteurize Press / Zephyrus Image, 1975. First Edition. An offprint of Brakhage's remarks following a screening of his film, "The Text of Light," at the San Francisco Art...
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Price: $3,750.00
Original poem, 1975
N.p. N.p. 1975. A lengthy original poem written by Captain Beefheart on the back of a concert poster, signed "Don Van Vliet '75," with a drawing of a cartoon foot...
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Price: $9,500.00
U.S. Highball - Gate 5 Records, Issue No. 6
Champaign, IL: Gate 5 Records, 1956. First and only pressing. Issue No. 6 in Harry Partch's self-released Gate 5 series, sold by mail order. INSCRIBED by Partch in 1960 to...
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Price: $1,500.00
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