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400 BLOWS, THE [LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS] (1959)
400 BLOWS, THE [LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS] (1959) $450.00

Vintage original 9 x 11" (23 x 28 cm.) double weight photo, France. Jean-Pierre Leaud, dir: Francois Truffaut; Cocinor. The young Antoine Doinel (Leaud) and his best friend Rene Bigey (Patrick Auffay) as they prepare to steal a movie photo of the voluptuous Gianna Maria Canale in the well-known classic Theodora, Slave Empress.

This is the earliest image that I can think of in movie history that involves the collecting (well, in this case, that starts with stealing) of movie posters and photos. There are some minor signs of handling, with a few small marginal pinholes and creases, there...

8 (1963) - 1
8 (1963) - 1 $0.00

Set of seven (7) vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy print still photos, USA. Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimee, Claudia Cardinale, Sandro Milo, Barbara Steele, Mark Herron, dir: Federico Fellini; Cineriz / Embassy Pictures. Set of seven (7) stills for the 1963 subtitled theatrical version of Fellini's inspiring and now classic film.

Autobiographical story of a film director who, when he attempts to take time off, finds that he cannot with the demands of his craft, and he relives his past life and loves in search of a new project.

Many of...

8 1/2 (1963) - 2
8 1/2 (1963) - 2 $150.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy print still photo, USA. Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimee, Claudia Cardinale, Sandro Milo, Barbara Steele, Mark Herron, dir: Federico Fellini; Cineriz / Embassy Pictures.

Autobiographical story of a film director who, when he attempts to take time off, finds that he cannot with the demands of his craft, and he relives his past life and loves in search of a new project.

The colorful characters of Fellini are present in this image. Still is for the American release through Embassy Pictures and is coded F-117. It...

ALPHAVILLE (1965)
ALPHAVILLE (1965) $300.00

Vintage original 9 1/2 x 12" (24 x 31 cm.) pressbook, France. Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, dir: Jean-Luc Godard; Athos Films.

Godard's dystopian science-fiction film in which the character Lemmy Caution (played by Eddie Constantine, who had played this role in many French B-movie crime films directed by others) finds himself in a futuristic world controlled by a tyrant.

Oblong 4to, pictorial wrappers, 8 pp., with a 5 pp. supplement laid-in; folded once vertically, VERY GOOD+.

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

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

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

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 FLESH (1968)
ANDY WARHOL’S FLESH (1968) $2,500.00

Vintage original  9 x 11 ½” (24 x 30 cm.) photo, USA.  Joe Dallesandro, dir: Paul Morrisey; Sherpix.  An exceedingly scarce oversize color photo of a naked Joe Dallesandro in his breakthrough starring role, as a bisexual heroin addict who is working the streets as a gay prostitute to support his and his bisexual wife’s addiction.  “Dallesandro is generally considered to be the most famous male sex symbol of American underground films of the 20th century, as well as a sex symbol of gay subculture.’ (Wikipedia).  FINE.

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

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

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.   

AU HASARD, BALTHASAR (1966)
AU HASARD, BALTHASAR (1966) $200.00

Vintage original 5 x 7" (13 x 18 cm.) photo, France. Anne Wiazemsky, dir: Robert Bresson; Argos Films. Original French behind-the-scenes photo showing Marie (Wiazemsky), with the merchant (Pierre Klosssowki, famous writer and visual artist---this is one of only six films in which he appeared as actor) as lights and sound are being set up. With production company stamp on verso, FINE

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Avant Garde Film Makers (1961 event)
Avant Garde Film Makers (1961 event) $450.00

Vintage original 14 x 10” (36 x 25 cm.) poster, two-color letterpress, USA.

Very scarce poster documenting an event held at The Living Theatre (and curated by Cinema 16) showcasing short films by 21 avant-garde filmmakers.

A seminal event, held just as the phenomenon of what was later to be called underground cinema was beginning to emerge. Featured at the screening were works by both American...

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