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(COLUMBIA PICTURES) MARCH FORWARD WITH COLUMBIA PICTURES THROUGH 1933-1934 [EXHIBITOR BOOK]
(COLUMBIA PICTURES) MARCH FORWARD WITH COLUMBIA PICTURES THROUGH 1933-1934 [EXHIBITOR BOOK] $2,250.00 SOLD

 Folio, orange boards, with embossed Columbia Pictures seal and 1933-1934 notation both in silver foil on front, about 90 pp., some rubbing and spine wear to covers, internally in virtually immaculate condition, just about fine in very good binding.

An extremely impressive book, with a plethora of double-page plates, all in very rich, dramatic colors, and with the typical kinds of sexually suggestive illustration characteristic of the pre-Code era, which would abruptly come to an end a year later.  Columbia’s fortunes had greatly improved since the silent era, and...

(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,...

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

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...

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

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,...

ALPHAVILLE (1965)
ALPHAVILLE (1965) $300.00 SOLD

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+.

ANNA MAY WONG OVERSIZE PORTRAIT FROM MR WU BY CLARENCE SINCLAIR BULL (1927)
ANNA MAY WONG OVERSIZE PORTRAIT FROM MR WU BY CLARENCE SINCLAIR BULL (1927) $1,500.00 SOLD

Vintage original 10 x 13” (25 x 32 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA.  Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Renee Adoree, Ralph Forbes, Anna May Wong, dir: William Night: Metro –Goldwyn- Mayer. A glowing portrait of our first Asian American star actress.  Though French actress Renee Adoree played Asian daughter of Lon Chaney, a number of authentic Asians were cast in this story  about traditional Mandarin laws of marriage and the daughters love for a British visitor to China. Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDONICUS...

ATTACK OF THE PUPPET PEOPLE (1958) Screenplay by George Worthington Yates Original Story by Bert I. Gordon [under working title THE FANTASTIC PUPPET PEOPLE]
ATTACK OF THE PUPPET PEOPLE (1958) Screenplay by George Worthington Yates Original Story by Bert I. Gordon [under working title THE FANTASTIC PUPPET PEOPLE] $1,000.00 SOLD

Tan printed American-International studio wrappers, noted as copy No. 35. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page integral with the distribution page, and signed by Bert I. Gordon, 132 leaves with last leaf of text numbered 131, mimeograph, brad bound, near fine, wrappers now encapsulated in mylar.

 Actor John Hoyt stars as Mr. Franz, a lonely doll maker driven to extremes in his search for companionship. Vintage original script for a cult favorite among 1950s B-picture enthusiasts, and noted for its innovative special...

BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS, THE (1953)
BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS, THE (1953) $1,000.00 SOLD

Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 70 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Paul Christian, dir: Eugene Lourie; Warner Brothers. Classic monster film of a ravaging dinosaur, adapted from a short story by Ray Bradbury called "The Fog Horn." Spectacular art of the rampaging dinosaur.

Poster has been professionally paper-backed. Pinholes and small border tears have been addressed. Touch up on fold lines, corner creases addressed. NEAR FINE.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) BEAUTY (1946)
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) BEAUTY (1946) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parly, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel Andre; dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.
Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster – half-human, half-beast – as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) THE BEAST (1946)
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) THE BEAST (1946) $450.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parly, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel Andre; dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.
Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster – half-human, half-beast – as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 1
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 1 $450.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André, dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.

Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster -- half-human, half-beast -- as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his daughters. She discovers that the beast is not as inhuman as he wants others to...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 2
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 2 $0.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André, dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.

Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster -- half-human, half-beast -- as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his daughters. She discovers that the beast is not as inhuman as he wants others to...

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