1970-1980

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

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

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...

AMARCORD (1973) - 1
AMARCORD (1973) - 1 $300.00 SOLD

Set of sixteen (16) vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photos, USA. Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Magali Noel, Titta Biondi, dir: Federico Fellini; PECF. Based on director Fellini's own childhood experiences, the story of a year in the life of a small Italian coastal town in the 1930s. Of course, the director's "take" makes things magical and larger than life. Translated to English, the title means "I remember".

The colorful characters of Fellini are present in the variety of images. Six (6) photos are from the press kit and have...

AMARCORD (1973) - 2
AMARCORD (1973) - 2 $100.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) photo, USA. Bruno Zanin, dir: Federico Fellini; Warner Brothers. Classic scene with people standing in front of their movie theater. You can clearly see behind them posters for a Gary Cooper Western whose Italian title is La valle dell'amore (and, no, there really never was such a film- -- this is a prop for a fictitious Cooper film). FINE.

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ANDY WARHOL/PORK (1971)
ANDY WARHOL/PORK (1971) $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original borderless 6 ½ x 10” (17 x 26 cm.) photo, USA.

Shows Wayne County, Cleve Reller, Anthony Zanetta (with the camera, playing a fictionalized version of Warhol), and Warhol in foreground.   Handwritten on back (does not show through) in ink: “5/71  Andy Warhol and ‘Pork” company Credit: Jack Mitchell.”

This play, written by Warhol and Anthony Ingrassia, opened at the LaMamaTheatre in New York...

ANDY WARHOL/WHITNEY MUSEUM (1971)
ANDY WARHOL/WHITNEY MUSEUM (1971) $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original borderless 9 ¾ x 6 ¾” (25 x 17 cm.) photo, USA.  The Whitney Museum, starting on May 1, 1971, hosted a huge Warhol retrospective, probably the largest that had been held to date.  This photo is stamped on back “Andy Warhol at the Whitney Museum 4/71 Credit: Jack Mitchell.”  JUST ABOUT FINE.  

ANDY WARHOL’S HEAT (1972)
ANDY WARHOL’S HEAT (1972) $300.00 SOLD

Set of 6 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) photos, USA.  Joe Dallesandro, Sylvia Miles, Andrea Feldman, dir: Paul Morrisey; Levitt-Pickman.  Morrisey’s crazed remake of SUNSET BOULEVARD.

“Joey Davis (Dallesandro) is an unemployed former child star who supports himself as a hustler in Los Angeles. Joey uses sex to get his landlady to reduce his rent, then seduces Sally Todd (Miles), a former Hollywood starlet. Sally tries to help Joey revive his career but her status as a mediocre ex-actress proves to be quite useless. Sally's psychotic daughter...

ANDY WARHOL’S TRASH (1971)
ANDY WARHOL’S TRASH (1971) $1,250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 5 ¾” (21 x 15 cm.) photo, Germany.  Joe Dallesandro, Jane Forth, dir: Paul Morrisey; Constantin Film.

Rare photo of Dallesandro, Forth, and Warhol at the German premiere of the film, in Munich, in front of a massive poster of Joe.  With a lengthy mimeographed paper snipe of text in German on verso, FINE.   

ANDY WARHOL'S BAD (1977)
ANDY WARHOL'S BAD (1977) $250.00 SOLD

Set of six (6) 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) vintage original photos, USA. Carroll Baker, Perry King, Susan Tyrrell, Geraldine Smith, dir: Jed Johnson; New World Pictures. Baker plays "Hazel," a vicious beautician who has a sideline of providing ruthless women to do hit jobs. Although this film is not as well known as the earlier Warhol-produced films directed by Paul Morrissey, it is actually one of the funniest, and nastiest of all the films with Warhol's name on them.

All of the six photos have been neatly mounted on art board and matted in 11 x...

ANN-MARGRET BY AL LEVINE / DAMES AT SEA (1971)
ANN-MARGRET BY AL LEVINE / DAMES AT SEA (1971) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original black-and-white 14 x 11" (35 x 28 cm.) double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Ann-Margret, Harvey Evans, Fred Gwynne, Anne Meara, Ann Miller, Dick Shawn, dir: Walter C. Miller: NBC. Ann-Margret is caught by Al Levine's camera deep in concentration while filming the TV movie special Dames at Sea. Based on the hit off-Broadway show of the time (featuring Bernadette Peters), this was a scaled-down tribute to the Busby Berkeley/Warner Brothers musicals of the 1930s. At the time, TV audiences welcomed broadcast versions of stage musicals.

The "N.B.C. photo by Al Levine" stamp is on the...

BETTE DAVIS / MISS MOFFAT (1974)
BETTE DAVIS / MISS MOFFAT (1974) $550.00 SOLD

Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.), window card, USA. Bette Davis, Dody Goodman, Anne Francine, Nell Carter, dir: Joshua Logan; Wlksm Logan and Brown. Very rare theatre poster for the ill-fated musical version of Emlyn William's The Corn is Green.

Bette Davis scored highly with an Academy Award nomination playing the repressed but driven school teacher in the 1945 film. It seemed like an excellent source for a musical, and many of the tops in theatre were engaged to make this a success.

The critics panned it, however, and Bette -- at a time when...

BIGGER SPLASH, A (1974)
BIGGER SPLASH, A (1974) SOLD

Set of three photos, varying a bit in size but approximately 6 ¾ x 8 ¼” (17.5 x 21 cm.), USA.  David Hockney, dir: Jack Hazan.

Wikipedia: ‘1974 biopic about David Hockney's lingering breakup with his then partner Peter Scheslinger, during the period 1970 to 1973. Directed by Jack Hazan, and edited by David Mingay, it has music by Patrick Gowers. Featuring many of Hockney's circle, it includes designers Celia Birtwell and Ossie Clark, artist Patrick Procktor, gallery owner John Kasmin and museum curator Henry Geldzahler. It is a...

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