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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.
GIMME SHELTER HALF SUBWAY POSTER (1970) $600.00 SOLD
Vintage original 29.75 x 45” (75.5 x 114 cm.) half subway poster, USA. The Rolling Stones, dir: Albert and David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin; Cinema V. A famous and rare poster, made for the American premiere in New York City, and posted outdoors on walls. An important documentary film about The Rolling Stones 1969 tour and the catastrophic Altamont concert, at which Hells Angels killed a bystander. Several of the concerts artists as well as audience members on featured on this montage poster. Poster is folded and has been re-enforced...
HOLLYWOOD STARS SANTA MONICA BEACH PARTY INCLUDING RUDOLPH VALENTINO (1926) $600.00 SOLD
Vintage original 7 ½ x 9 1/2” (19 x 24 cm.) silver gelatin sepia tinted still photo print, USA> According to the original attached publicity blurb dated June 19, 1926, the eclectic group of the movie industry’s elite this was a party which Richard Barthelmess was giving which he moved to Constance Talmadge’s Santa Monica beach house. The gathering includes Rudolph Valentino who would die two months later while on tour in New York City. According to sources though, this gathering was for Richard Barthelmess’ May 1926 birthday party and...
HOWARD HUGHES GIVES SPEECH AT EVENT (1938) $200.00 SOLD
Vintage original 5 x 7” (12 x 17 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. The original attached paper blurb on the verso describes this image of Howard Hughes as that in which he is about to give a speech for the event described below:
10–14 July 1938: Howard Robard Hughes, Jr., along with a crew of four, departed Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York, on a flight to circle the Northern Hemisphere. His airplane was...
LENNY BRUCE WITHOUT TEARS (1972) $750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 41 x 27" (104 x 69 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Lenny Bruce, Steve Allen, Mort Sahl, dir: Fred Baker; Fred Baker Films. A documentary about the legendary comedian -- born Leonard Alfred Schneider (1925-66) -- by his friend Baker. Because Bruce posters are very rare, this is an unusual opportunity to own a vintage piece which portrays him. Folded twice, with no vertical fold lines, with a few tiny, scattered creases, JUST ABOUT FINE.
MARIJUANA (1968) $1,250.00 SOLD
Vintage original 28 x 11" (70 x 29 cm.) poster, USA. Sonny Bono, dir: Max Miller, Avanti Films. This rare poster is for a documentary short in which Sonny Bono appears on screen and as voiceover to warn kids about the dangers of marijuana. Today the film has quite a campy element (and perhaps that was the intention), with Bono seemingly a rather ludicrous choice to make this presentation. This poster was for the distribution of the film to present in school classrooms.