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(HAMMETT, DASHIELL, ADAPTED FROM) SATAN MET A LADY (1936)
(HAMMETT, DASHIELL, ADAPTED FROM) SATAN MET A LADY (1936) $375.00

Vintage original 7 ½ x 9 ½ (18 x 23 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA.  Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth, Arthur Treacher, dir: William Dieterle; Warner Brothers. After being nominated in 1934 and winning an Academy Award in 1935, Warner Brothers continued to cast Bette Davis in mediocre roles and films.  So fed up was she that she sailed for England in 1936 after a suspension for refusing a role. Her intent was to work there, Warner stopped her and she sued.  Though she lost the suit, the studio did slowly...

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 $200.00

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 (1963) - 2
8 (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 is unused, FINE.

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ABEL GANCE, D. W. GRIFFITH (1921)
ABEL GANCE, D. W. GRIFFITH (1921) $750.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white photo, USA. Remarkable candid photo of a meeting between two legendary directors of the silent era.

Abel Gance came to the US in 1921 to promote his film J'accuse, which made its American debut on October 9 of that year. During a lengthy five-month stay, Gance made a point of meeting D.W. Griffith, whose work he had always admired.

There are a couple of slight corner creases, and an equally trifling horizontal crease, NEAR FINE.

ACROSS THE PACIFIC (1928)
ACROSS THE PACIFIC (1928) $350.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) Vintage original black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Joan Crawford, Ramon Novarro, Ernest Torrence, dir: Willian Nigh; MGM. Before being known as the ultimate flapper, Joan Crawford paid her dues and learned her craft in a variety of film stories.  This story, based on Ben Ames Williams novel was set in an American coastal community during the 1850s.  MGM remade the story in 1953 as ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANT.  Anna May Wong made an uncredited appearance...

ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, THE (1938)
ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, THE (1938) $300.00

Vintage original 9 x 7" (22 x 17 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, dir: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley; Grand Technicolor, superb swashbuckling adventure, romance and a brilliantly-crafted film made this classic a big money maker in 1938. It won Academy Awards for art direction, editing and score and made more than four million dollars.

This is an iconic shot of star Errol Flynn in what is likely his definitive film role. There are some scratches in the emulsion of the print in the mid left of...

ALPHAVILLE (1965)
ALPHAVILLE (1965) $450.00

Vintage original 9 3/8 x 11 7/8" (24 x 30 cm.) borderless double weight black-and-white print still photo, France. Anna Karina, Eddie Constantine, dir: Jean-Luc Godard; Athos. A wonderful photo, as Natacha von Braun (Karina), in an elaborate outfit with a train lined in white fur, and Lemmy Caution (Constantine) descend a staircase in Godard's dystopian science-fiction French New Wave masterpiece. There are some scattered pinholes, 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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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951) / LESLIE CARON
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951) / LESLIE CARON $200.00

Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, George Guetary, Nina Foch, dir: Vincente Minnelli' MGM. French ballet dancer Leslie Caron made her film debut. Gene Kelly saw her in a ballet while he was in Paris and as the producers wanted a real French girl to play the role of Lise, she was selected.

When she arrived in America, she had cut off all her long hair and MGM hair dressers were not sure what to do -- so her trademark pixie style,...

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

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...

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