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The Sugarland Express
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1972, 1973. Final script for the 1974 film, pre-dating its release by nearly two years. Steven Spielberg's first major motion picture, an uncharateristically nihilistic entry about...
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Price: $1,250.00
Lady in the Lake
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1947. Original US half sheet poster for the 1947 film adaptation of Chandler's fourth novel. An unusual and ambitious film noir, Montgomery's final MGM picture, the...
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Price: $1,250.00
Inventaire Des Objets Ayant Appartenu A Une Femme De Bois-Colombes
Paris: CNAC, 1974. First Edition. One of four photobooks published by photographer and artist Boltanski, whose notion was to demonstrate a person by way of photographing all her worldly possessions...
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In the Heat of the Night
Beverly Hills, CA: The Mirisch Corporation / United Artists, 1967. Collection of five original title card maquettes for the 1967 film hand lettered by Harold Adler. Based on the 1965...
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Price: $4,000.00
The Executioners
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Basis for both versions of the film Cape Fear, one a film noir from...
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Price: $1,500.00
Foreign Correspondent
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1940. Collection of 13 vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the US release of the 1940 film. The stills break down as follows: A portrait of...
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Price: $2,400.00
A Pawn Among Kings
London: Methuen, 1924. First Edition. First issue binding, with light blue cloth and gilt titles to the spine. Publisher Methuen and Company's file copy, with their file stamp on the...
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Price: $3,750.00
Signed Contract for Erich von Stroheim's first film as a director, "Blind Husbands"
Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1919. Film contract between Universal Pictures and Erich von Stroheim, agreeing to purchase of his story, "The Pinnacle." SIGNED by von Stroheim and dated April...
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Hitchcock
Paris: Cinema d'Aujourd'hui no. 54 / Editions Seghers, 1969. First Edition, a trade softcover original. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by Alfred Hitchcock on the half title page along...
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Price: $1,750.00
Secret Agent
London: Gaumont British Picture Corporation, 1936. Vintage single weight candid still photograph 1936 film, a humorous pose wherein Hitchcock has crammed himself into a tiny booth (intended for the much...
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Price: $1,850.00
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
The Mind Reader: A Mystery
New York: Macaulay, 1929. First Edition. Publisher's black cloth with titles and front board illustration in yellow. In the rare dust jacket. The second of three crime novels by this noted...
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Price: $1,750.00
Revolutionary Road
Boston and New York: Atlantic / Little, Brown, 1961. First Edition. An advance review copy, issued with a different jacket than the trade edition, featuring lavish praise from the publisher...
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Price: $1,850.00
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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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Sibling Love [Blue Movie]
N.p. N.p. circa 1979. Composite typescript by Terry Southern, with paste-ups, white-outs, holograph corrections, etc. 5 pages, complete and unpublished. An outline for a film version of Southern's novel, "Blue...
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Price: $1,850.00
La Bete Humaine
Paris: Paris Film, 1938. Vintage oversize black-and-white double weight still photograph from the 1938 film, a strong image of Jean Gabin in full train engineer regalia. Shot by acclaimed portrait...
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Hombre
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967. Revised draft script for the 1967 film, "Hombre," directed by Martin Ritt, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. Written for the screen by Irving...
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Price: $2,000.00
Secret Agent X-9
Los Angeles: Universal Pictures, 1945. Original treatment (titled "Characters and Premise") and complete set of continuities for the 1945 13-episode film serial, including a continuity for the trailer, constituting a....
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Price: $5,500.00
King Ink
London: Black Spring Press, 1988. First Edition. SIGNED by Cave just after the title page, dated in the year of publication: "Nick Cave / 1990." But for a tiny bit...
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Price: $1,250.00
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Black Narcissus
London: The Archers, 1947. Complete set of 8 UK color front-of-house cards from the first-run screening of the 1947 film. Each with the contemporary rubber stamp of Girosign, Ltd., on...
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Price: $2,750.00
Entree des artistes [The Curtain Rises]
Paris: Regina/Kassler, 1938. Original screenplay for the 1938 French drama, "Entree des artistes" [The Curtain Rises], one of the best-loved Louis Jouvet dramas of the 1930s, wherein Jouvet played exactly...
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Price: $1,850.00
Strait-Jacket
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1963. Revised Final Draft script for the 1964 film. A film that provokes many perspectives. With an original screenplay by Robert Bloch written just a few...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Door Into Summer
Garden City: Doubleday, 1957. First Edition. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. A bit of foxing to the endpapers and page edges. Jacket spine lightly faded...
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Price: $1,250.00
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The Undying Monster
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942. Revised Final Script for the 1942 horror film, based on the 1936 novel by Jessie Douglas Kerruish. A well-crafted (and in some ways, superior) variation...
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Price: $1,850.00
The Ox-Bow Incident
New York: Random House, 1940. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication: September 25, 1940. Basis for the seminal 1943 film...
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Price: $3,250.00
Alexander Nevsky
Moscow: Mosfilm, 1938. Original Soviet program for the 1938 film. A small, accordion style fold-out photographic program, with a tabbed, illustrated self wrapper. The hand-assembled program opens to reveal a....
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Price: $2,450.00
Portrait of Jennie
Los Angeles, CA: Vanguard Films, 1948. Collection of 113 vintage black-and-white still photographs from the 1948 film. A massive collection of stills representing one of the great melodramas--veering strongly into...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Natural
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1952. First Edition. Blue cloth binding, one of three variant binding colors (the others being red and green) with no priority established. Near Fine in a....
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Price: $3,250.00
Here Comes Mr. Jordan [Heaven Can Wait]
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941. Final Script for the 1941 film, here under the working title, "Heaven Can Wait." Not to be confused with the 1943 film directed by...
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Price: $4,250.00
The Passion of Josef D.
New York: Arthur Cantor and E.E. Fogelson, 1963. Draft script for the 1964 Broadway play. INSCRIBED by Chayefsky to the play's producer, Kip Cohen on the title page in the...
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Price: $1,250.00
The Case of the Howling Dog
New York: William Morrow, 1934. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / With best from the boss / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to...
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Price: $3,250.00
The Hitler Gang
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1943. Presentation script and accompanying 91-page volume of storyboards for the 1944 film. Copy belonging to associate producer Joe Sistrom, with his name stamped in...
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Price: $2,250.00
Too Many Cooks
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1938. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket has a slightly faded spine, and some light chipping along the top and...
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Price: $5,500.00
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The Alfred Hitchcock Murder Case
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. Final corrected manuscript for George Baxt's novel, "The Alfred Hitchcock Murder Case," featuring his series character Jacob Singer, set in England between 1925-1936. Ribbon...
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Price: $1,750.00
Robert Bresson
Paris: Cinema d'Aujourd'hui no. 8 / Editions Seghers, 1966. Later printing, trade softcover. INSCRIBED by director Robert Bresson on the half title page: "Pour Pierre Goulliard / amicalement / Robert...
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Price: $2,500.00
Stage Fright
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1950. Set of 15 vintage photographs from the US release of the 1950 film, along with a single UK photograph of Hitchcock working on the set...
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Price: $1,750.00
Background to Danger
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American Edition. Fine in an exceptionally fresh, about Fine dust jacket, with only a tiny bit of rubbing to a couple of corners...
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Price: $2,500.00
World Without Men
New York: Xavier Moreau, 1984. First Edition. One of an unstated number of copies SIGNED by Helmut Newton at the rear, underneath the indication that this catalog represents a traveling...
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Price: $2,500.00
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The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze
New York: Harper's (Harper and Brothers), 1935. First Edition. Copy belonging to author Larry McMurtry, with his extremely neat (and therefore very early) ownership signature in pencil at the top...
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Price: $1,250.00
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Background to Danger
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. Advance Reading Copy, preceding the First American Edition. Very Good in publisher's standard card wrappers, stating "SPECIAL ADVANCE COPY: For private and confidential use...
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Price: $1,650.00
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Breakfast of Champions
Twin Falls, ID: Sugar Creek Productions, 1998. Shooting script for the 1999 film. A deluxe working script archive belonging to actor Bob Hildreth, with his name in holograph ink at...
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Price: $1,250.00
The American Mercury, Vol. I No. 2, February 1924
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Eugene O'Neill at his contribution: "For Bob Gish - / Cheers! / Eugene O'Neill." The second issue of Mencken's redoubtable...
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Price: $1,500.00
Seven [7] Men From Now
Los Angeles and Burbank: Batjac Productions / Warner Brothers, 1956. Original one sheet poster for the first of Budd Boetticher's seven legendary Westerns with Randolph Scott, one of two released...
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Price: $1,500.00
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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
Engraved Christmas card titled "Moor," made by Kurt Seligmann, inscribed to Amos Vogel in 1959
N.p. N.p. 1959. Hand tinted woodcut engraving by Kurt Seligmann in 1959 as a Christmas card, titled "Moor," SIGNED and dated in pencil by Seligmann just below the image, and...
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Price: $1,500.00
The Blue Angel
London: Jarrolds, ca. 1930. First Edition. Very Good in a extremely bright and colorful, Very Good plus dust jacket. Boards slightly bowed, with evidence of exposure to moisture at the...
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Price: $5,500.00
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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: $1,500.00
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A Beehive Arranged on Humane Principles
New York: Grenfell Press, 1986. Deluxe Edition. One of 15 numbered copies (this being No. IV) SIGNED by the author and the artist on the limitation page and bound in...
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Price: $1,250.00
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Bedazzled
Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967. Draft British script for the 1967 film. A comic retelling of the Faust legend, in which an unhappy man working as a short order...
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Price: $1,500.00
Through a Glass Darkly [Såsom i en spegel]
Stockholm: Svensk Filmindustri, 1961. Original Swedish illustrated poster for the 1961 Swedish film. The first entry in Bergman's legendary and highly personal "Faith" trilogy, which won the director his second...
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White Christmas
Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1953. Final White script for the 1954 film. One of the great Christmas musicals, featuring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye at the peak of their...
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Price: $2,500.00
Archive of manuscripts, original film prints, photographs, and proposals for "The Great American Dream Machine," 1971-1972, from the estate of Marshall Efron
New York: Self published, Circa 1971-1972. An archive of material from the sketch comedy program "The Great American Dream Machine," including personal film prints, annotated scripts, unrealized proposals, photographs and...
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Price: $12,500.00
Fifty-Two [52] Pickup
New York: Delacorte Press, 1974. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Near Fine in tall plain mustard wrappers. SIGNED by Leonard at the bottom of the first leaf. Some brief...
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Price: $1,250.00
Let's Go Playmates
N.p. N.p. ca. 1977. Original manuscript by Joey Ramone for an unrecorded Ramones song, "Let's Go Playmates," executed by the punk legend in holograph pencil on both the recto and...
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Price: $6,500.00
Julian Symons at 80: A Tribute
Helsinki: Eurographica, 1992. First Edition. One of 1000 copies (this being No. 1) signed by all of the contributors except Patricia Highsmith, and including an original etching of Julian Symons...
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An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film
Yonkers, NY: Alicat Bookshop Press, 1946. First Edition. This copy is INSCRIBED by the publisher Oscar Baradinsky (later Oscar Baron) to his friend the writer D.S. Savage. One of 750...
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The Jazz Singer
New York: Brentano's, 1925. First Edition. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket, with light chipping to corners. A play that became the basis for the iconic...
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Price: $1,500.00
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This Gun for Hire
Los Angeles: Paramount, 1936. The earliest screenplay treatment for Graham Greene's "This Gun for Hire," written by screenwriter Dore Schary. Boldly SIGNED by Schary across the title page. Yellow carbon...
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Price: $7,500.00
Miss Zilphia Grant
Dallas: The Book Club of Texas, 1932. First Edition, one of 300 copies (this being No.85). The first publication of this short story. Very Good plus lacking the rare tissue paper...
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Price: $1,250.00
Richard Fariña at the Discovery Bookshop, May 1, 1966
San Francisco: The Discovery Bookshop, 1966. Handpress poster advertising a reading and autograph party for author Richard Fariña, in celebration of the publication of his now-seminal novel, "Been Down So...
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Price: $1,250.00
Green Rushes
London: Chambers, 1935. First Edition, preceding all others. A phenomenally popular novel in the UK and Ireland upon publication, and basis for the iconic 1952 John Ford film, "The Quiet...
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Price: $3,750.00
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
Film: Gegner von Heute - Fruende von Morgen [Enemy of Film Today - Friend of Film Tomorrow]
Berlin: Verlag Hermann Reckendorf G.M.B.H. 1929. First Edition. Small quarto. A companion volume to Werner Graff's "Es Kommt der Neue Fotograf," an early and highly influential study of experimental film...
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Price: $5,500.00
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First American Edition. Very Good plus in an about Very Good dust jacket. Cloth is quite clean, with some light fray at the crown...
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Price: $1,500.00
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