OCT. 2017

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(WOOLRICH, CORNELL, ADAPTED FROM) PHANTOM LADY (1944)
(WOOLRICH, CORNELL, ADAPTED FROM) PHANTOM LADY (1944) $200.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) photo, USA.   Dir: Robert Siodmak; Universal.  PHANTOM LADY is now acknowledges as one of the classics of low-budget 1940’s film noir.  It was adapted from the novel of the same name by William Irish (pseudonym for Cornell Woolrich).  This rare photo is of the dust jacket of the Tower reader's edition, which had the same jacket art (but with different coloring) as the original first edition by Lippincott, and it was printed as part of the promotional campaign for the movie by Universal.    FINE. 

ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN LC5 (1948)
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN LC5 (1948) $900.00

Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, number 5 USA.  Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Lenore Aubert, Jane Randolph, dir: Charles Barton; Universal.  Perhaps the finest and most fun of the Abbott and Costello films, and they meet not just Frankenstein, but Dracula and the Wolfman, both played by the originals---- Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi.  At one time or another all three actors (including Strange) had played Frankenstein. Costello initially felt the script was terrible and...

ALEXIS SMITH FOR AFTER DARK MAGAZINE BY KENN DUNCAN (1972)
ALEXIS SMITH FOR AFTER DARK MAGAZINE BY KENN DUNCAN (1972) $300.00

Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 35 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. The photographic work of Kenn Duncan has been featured in exhibits including that at the New York Public Library in 2008.  A professional champion roller-skater and dancer, he turned to photography and his portraits of celebrated dancers, theatre actors, film and unknowns graced the pages of DANCE MAGAZINE and AFTER DARK magazine during the 1970s. He was known in the Andy Warhol circle and...

ALEXIS SMITH GLAMOUR PORTRAIT BY BERT SIX (1943)
ALEXIS SMITH GLAMOUR PORTRAIT BY BERT SIX (1943) $300.00

Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Found in drama school by Warner Brothers scouts in 1940, Alexis Smith paid her dues at the studio for 3 years playing bits and roles in shorts. By 1943 she had been dubbed the “dynamite girl” and was moved to roles as leading ladies. She felt this label held her career back, but Warner’s sometimes cast her in rewarding roles which ran the gamut of comedy, melodrama,...

ALEXIS SMITH IN FOLLIES (1971)
ALEXIS SMITH IN FOLLIES (1971) $200.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Alexis Smith took over Broadway in Harold Prince’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical FOLLIES. It is the story of a reunion of the performers of Weismann’s Follies at the theatre in which the shows were performed.  The theatre is about to be torn down and the group remembers the good times and the bad! Alexis was in good company with a few of the stars of her Hollywood heyday including...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND COMPANY ON SET FOR SABOTEUR (1942)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND COMPANY ON SET FOR SABOTEUR (1942) $450.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Norman Lloyd, Alma Kruger, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Universal. Superb chase movie about a man wrongly accused, always so well executed by the great Alfred Hitchcock. Highly suspenseful, Hitchcock used unusual locations such as the Statue of Liberty, Boulder Dam, a blind man’s home, a circus caravan, and a factory with a fire, to stage his tale. Another...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK CAMEO APPEARANCE IN THE BIRDS (1963)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK CAMEO APPEARANCE IN THE BIRDS (1963) $500.00

Vintage original 7 ½ x 9 ½” (19 x 253cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Veronica Cartwright; dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Universal Pictures. The classic Hitchcock thriller based on a Daphne Du Maurier story and set in Northern California, exploring the horrors that would occur, should our feathered friends turn on us. With silence (there is no music track) and atmosphere, the tension builds slowly as only the master could present.  The very master,...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK CLOWNS AROUND ON SET OF PSYCHO (1960)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK CLOWNS AROUND ON SET OF PSYCHO (1960) $300.00

 Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Paramount. In a “light” moment on the PSYCHO set (as described in the attached paper blurb on the verso) Alfred Hitchcock appears to be having some fun.  Still is coded 5061-47.  Attached blurb is from Universal Studio. Image appears a bit faded, but it seems to be the original printing.  Slight crease at bottom left corner....

ALFRED HITCHCOCK WITH CLAPPER BOARD FOR PSYCHO (1960)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK WITH CLAPPER BOARD FOR PSYCHO (1960) $350.00

Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Paramount. Alfred Hitchcock displays an iconic look as he holds the clapboard for the filming of a scene in the Bates Motel office. Filmed between Nov. 30, 1959 and Feb. 1, 1960, this is one of the last days of filming, 1-29-60.  Throughout much of the production the film was referred to by its’ production number...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S CAMEO APPEARANCE IN SABOTEUR (1942)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S CAMEO APPEARANCE IN SABOTEUR (1942) $1,500.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Norman Lloyd, Alma Kruger, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Universal. Superb chase movie about a man wrongly accused, always so well executed by the great Alfred Hitchcock. Highly suspenseful, Hitchcock used unusual locations such as the Statue of Liberty, Boulder Dam, a blind man’s home, a circus caravan, and a factory with a fire, to stage his tale. In this story Barry Kane...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ON SCREEN CAMEO IN REBECCA (1940; 1947 reissue)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ON SCREEN CAMEO IN REBECCA (1940; 1947 reissue) $350.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, U.K. Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny,  C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Selznick International Pictures. The wonderful Daphne Du Maurier novel about a shy young woman, companion to a stuffy matron, who meets the wealthy and glamorous Max de Winter, has a whirlwind romance and marries him only to move into his sprawling mansion, Manderlay, where mystery...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE GIRL WAS YOUNG (1937)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE GIRL WAS YOUNG (1937) $0.00

(4) Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photos, USA. Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Gaumont British Picture Corporation.  American photos for Hitchcock’s pre Hollywood U. K. murder mystery about the boyfriend of a film actress who is accused of her murder when he is seen discovering the body. The police constable’s daughter takes on the task to prove his innocence. Pilbeam, one of Hitchcock’s early blonde leading ladies was just...

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