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(DICK, PHILIP K., ADAPTED FROM) TOTAL RECALL (1990) Two radically different scripts for this film
(DICK, PHILIP K., ADAPTED FROM) TOTAL RECALL (1990) Two radically different scripts for this film $1,850.00 SOLD

Adapted from Dick’s short story “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale,” directed by Paul Verhoevenr, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone, reflecting its complicated history:

---Screen Story and Screenplay by Ronald Shusett and Dan O’Bannon Revised Draft --- May 1983 

Very early draft script for the 1990 film, dated seven years prior to the production of the film.   Red titled wrappers, stamped with a title design on the front wrapper,...

APOLLO 13 (1994)
APOLLO 13 (1994) $0.00 SOLD

Screenplay by John Sayles rewrite of a script by William Broyles, Jr. & Al Reinert based on the book "Lost Moon" by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger Fourth Revised Draft August 06, 1994 [with many pages of revisions on a variety of colored papers, dated up through 9/7/94]

Included are three (3) candid photographs taken during production, and a color promotional slide for the film. Numerous holograph sketches by an unknown cast or crew member in holograph felt ink and blue pencil, mostly on the versos, throughout, many of which are storyboard-style sequences, others character sketches (astronauts in various poses, etc.),...

BEETLEJUICE (1988) Second draft script by Warren Skaaren, Michael McDowell, Feb. 3, 1987
BEETLEJUICE (1988) Second draft script by Warren Skaaren, Michael McDowell, Feb. 3, 1987 $550.00 SOLD

(Original vintage screenplay for the 1988 film) Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1987. Second Draft Script for the 1988 film, with blue revision leaves.

Thanks to the carelessness of a cute little dog, newlyweds Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin are killed in a freak auto accident. Upon arriving in the outer offices of Heaven, the couple finds that, thanks to a century's worth of bureaucratic red tape, they're on a long celestial waiting list. Before they can earn their wings, Davis and Baldwin must occupy their old house as ghosts for the next fifty years. Alas, the house is now owned by...

BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999) Fourth draft script by Charlie Kaufman, 1/22/98
BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999) Fourth draft script by Charlie Kaufman, 1/22/98 $450.00 SOLD

Printed studio wrappers, brad-bound, studio-generated mechanically produced script printed on rectos only, 108 pp. (with numerous pages of revisions on different colors of papers and with various dates up through July, 1998). With a two page call sheet and two pages of faxes (concerning roles being cast for this film) laid-in. A little bit of smudging to wrappers, a bit of creasing to script, some wear to the two pages of faxes, overall just about fine in near fine wrappers. With the name and address of an actor who played the role of "Sad Man" written on front wrapper, and...

BIG LEBOWSKI, THE (1998)
BIG LEBOWSKI, THE (1998) $1,500.00 SOLD

Vintage original 74 x 131" (188 x 333 cm.) standee poster, USA. Jeff Bridges, dir: Joel and Ethan Coen; Gramercy. The only poster I've ever seen which shows the film's major characters: The Dude (Jeff Bridges), The Stranger (Sam Elliott); Maude (Julianne Moore); Donny (Steve Buscemi), Jesus (John Turturro), and Walter (John Goodman). A massive, self-standing object, unlike anything else that has ever turned up.

This standee has some general signs of use, including paper tape reinforcing it on the back, wear at areas where it was originally folded for shipment; the standee has five components with cardboard support bars (three...

BLADE RUNNER (1982) Vintage original presskit
BLADE RUNNER (1982) Vintage original presskit $750.00 SOLD

Printed folder, 12 x 9” (30 x 23 cm.),  18 supplements, 9, 20, 4, 2, 4, 2, 3, ,3, 2, 3, 5, 2, 6, 2, 3, 3, 2 pp. (78 pp. in all, stapled together), with 21 photos, which vary from 6 ¼ x 10” (16 x 26 cm.) to 7 ¾ x 10” (20 x 26 cm.), includes the original printed studio envelope in which the presskit was mailed (folded once).  Just about fine.

Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, dir: Ridley Scott; Warner...

BLADE RUNNER [SCRIPT] December 22, 1980
BLADE RUNNER [SCRIPT] December 22, 1980 $3,500.00 SOLD

4to, printed wrappers, brad bound, there is some damp staining, resulting in light rippling to preliminary pages, 142 leaves with last page numbered 140.  Near fine in very good wrappers.

 The movie, BLADE RUNNER, was based on a Philip K. Dick novel, DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, that was published in 1968.  One of the first filmmakers to express interest in adapting the book was Martin Scorsese.  The novel describes a world where animals are virtually extinct, replaced by robot simulacra.  Considering Scorsese’s interests, a Scorsese adaptation would...

BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS (2003)
BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS (2003) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 28 5/8 x 20 ¼” (73 x 51 cm.), Japan.  Charles Bukowski, Tom Waits, Barbet Schroeder, dir: John Dullaghan; Zazie Films.  Documentary about the life and work of legendary renegade Los Angeles poet Bukowski.  This film had a tiny theatrical release in the U.S.  This Japanese poster is so uncommon that I cannot trace another example of it anywhere.  Unfolded, with some horizontal creasing and light crimping at edges, NEAR FINE.    

COBRA VERDE (1987)
COBRA VERDE (1987) $450.00 SOLD

Set of 6 vintage original 16 ½ x 24 ½” (42 x 62 cm.) photographs, Germany. Klaus Kinski, dir: Werner Herzog; Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.  

Very scarce set of large-format color photographs from this film (Herzog’s last pairing with Kinski, whose emotional outbursts continually threw the production into chaos) about a slave trader, filmed in Brazil, Colombia, and Brazil.                            

CRYING GAME, THE (1992)
CRYING GAME, THE (1992) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 30 x 40" (75 x 100 cm.) quad poster, UK. Stephen Rea, Forrest Whitaker, Jaye Davidson, dir: Neil Jordan; Polygram. Classic (and quite scarce) original British poster for this British film, about an Irish IRA member who, while in London, searches out a mysterious woman, falls in love with her, and eventually learns that he has become enraptured with a biological man. Folded, with minor light marginal creasing, NEAR FINE.

DAY OF THE DEAD THIRD VERSION, SECOND DRAFT [SCRIPT] by George Romero.
DAY OF THE DEAD THIRD VERSION, SECOND DRAFT [SCRIPT] by George Romero. $2,500.00 SOLD

Pale blue titled wrappers. 89 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 88.  Internally near fine, in vg wrappers, brad bound.

The third in George A. Romero's "Living Dead" series, set on an army base that has been studying the zombies in an attempt to reverse their spread. Order on the base slowly collapses, and the survivors begin to fight each other.  DAY OF THE DEAD is the third film in director George Romero’s series of groundbreaking zombie movies, preceded by NIGHT OF THE LIVING...

DIVINE WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (ca 1982)
DIVINE WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (ca 1982) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) photo, USA.

Very early in Dave Letterman’s career as host of LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Divine appeared in this very distinctive wig and dress and performed a number called “Born to Be Cheap.”  Fine.  

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