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CAINE MUTINY THE/REHEARSAL WITH HUMPHREY BOGART AND VAN JOHNSON (1954)
CAINE MUTINY THE/REHEARSAL WITH HUMPHREY BOGART AND VAN JOHNSON (1954) $500.00 SOLD

Vintage original  13 x 10” (32 x 25 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Humphrey Bogart, Jose Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, dir: Edward  Dmytryk: Columbia.  A rare behind the scenes look at a scene in rehearsal, Humphrey Bogart and cast go through their paces rehearsing a scene on the set for this Academy Award nominated film version of Herman Wouk’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel about a first officer who faces court martial for mutiny when he relieves an unstable US...

EMPIRE OF THE SUN (1987) Revised 4th Draft Screenplay by Tom Stoppard
EMPIRE OF THE SUN (1987) Revised 4th Draft Screenplay by Tom Stoppard $1,250.00 SOLD

[Np]: Amblin Entertainment, 2 February 1987. [1],160 leaves. Quarto. Mechanically-reproduced typescript, printed on rectos only. Clasp-bound in generic binder. Each leaf is watermarked by production company Amblin with their characteristic stamping in red with the script number, overall just ABOUT FINE.

Denoted a "shooting script" of Tom Stoppard's adaptation of J.G. Ballard's award-winning book, for which he received sole screen credit. Shooting ended in early June, and the December 1987 release was directed by Steven Spielberg, starred Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, et al, and received six Academy Award nominations.

This is often considered one of Spielberg's most...

JOURNEY’S END DIRECTED BY JAMES WHALE (1930)
JOURNEY’S END DIRECTED BY JAMES WHALE (1930) $300.00 SOLD

 Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Colin Clive, Ian Mclaren, David Manners, Billy Bevan, dir: James Whale; Tiffany.  This British/American production, based on a play by the same title launched the Hollywood directing career of James Whale, whose work is now studied by scholars. Besides JOURNEY’S END he directed several stories of WWI, some of the best remembered horror classics of all time and a superior version of the musical SHOW BOAT. This film was the story of an alcoholic captain who...

JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG (1961) Revised final script January 9, 1961 by Abby Mann
JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG (1961) Revised final script January 9, 1961 by Abby Mann $0.00 SOLD

Vinyl silkscreened binding, brad-bound, mimeographed, 180 pp., of which almost half are revisions on different colors of paper, dated up through 2/6/61. Stanley Kramer's famous film about the Nuremberg Trials and the aftermath of the Holocaust.

A name is written in ink at top of title page, and a number is stamped at top right, script is overall FINE.

LA GRANDE ILLUSION [GRAND ILLUSION] (1937)
LA GRANDE ILLUSION [GRAND ILLUSION] (1937) $1,500.00 SOLD

Vintage original 15 x 19" (37 x 49 cm.) photo, France. Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Julien Carette, Marcel Dalio, dir: Jean Renoir; RAC. This is the first foreign film to be nominated by the Academy for Best Picture (in 1938). It was awarded the Best Foreign Language Film by National Board of Review, USA, and the New York Film Critics Circle Awards for 1938.

Renoir's brilliant study of class system played out amongst prisoners of war set during World War I, it is the prison escape film which all aspire to. Goebbels made sure that the...

LON CHANEY IN TELL IT TO THE MARINES SOUVENIR BOOK (1926)
LON CHANEY IN TELL IT TO THE MARINES SOUVENIR BOOK (1926) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 9 x 12” (22 x 30 cm.), pictorial wrappers, 20 pages, USA.  Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Carmel Myers, dir: George W. Hill, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In this story, Lon Chaney played a gruff Marine sergeant who vies with William Haines for the attentions of Nurse Eleanor Boardman.  The film made a star of William Haines and was mostly filmed on location in San Diego. The book is illustrated with numerous scene photos and portraits of the stars and film personnel, including director George Hill and MGM executive Louis...

RED BADGE OF COURAGE/JOHN HUSTON ON SET (1950)
RED BADGE OF COURAGE/JOHN HUSTON ON SET (1950) $200.00 SOLD

 Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) photo, USA.    Audie Murphy, dir: John Huston; MGM.  FINE.

Nice behind the scenes image of Huston, in a T-shirt, with a clenched right fist, on the set of the production of this adaptation of classic Stephen Crane war novel.    

RUDOLPH VALENTINO / FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE (1921)
RUDOLPH VALENTINO / FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE (1921) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) black-and-white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Alan Hale, Nigel De Brulier, Wallace Beery, Jean Hersholt, dir: Rex Ingram; Metro. The film which made Rudolph Valentino a legend. It earned ten million dollars during it's initial release ($300 million in today's dollars) and is famous for the torrid tango scene, but the film is much more. It is the story of the devastation of the Great War (having just ended in 1918) on the people of Argentina.

The film was masterfully directed by Ingram (who...

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN [MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH, A] (1946)
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN [MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH, A] (1946) $150.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) single weight black-and-white glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. David Niven, Kim Hunter, Richard Livesey, Raymond Massey, Marius Goring, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough, dir: Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger; Eagle-Lion. The classic fantasy of war and romance. Story concerns a British aviator who cheats death and must argue for his life before a court in heaven.

Here presented is a portrait of leading lady Kim Hunter as the character June. One of the finest films of all time, today it is recognized particularly for its brilliant cinematography by Jack Cardiff. First...

THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON WITH ERROL FLYNN (1941)
THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON WITH ERROL FLYNN (1941) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin, Anthony Quinn, dir: Raoul Walsh; Warner Brothers. Errol Flynn played George Armstrong Custer in this fictionalized account of his story starting at West Point in 1857 and ending with his death at the battle of Little Big Horn in 1876. Here is Flynn going into battle. Because newly passed union rules of the time required that regular extras be used, many were...

THREE CABALLEROS, THE (1944)
THREE CABALLEROS, THE (1944) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Aurora Miranda, Carmen Molina, Dora Luz, Sterling Holloway, Clarence Nash (Donald Duck), Joaquin Garay (Panchito), Jose Oliveira (Jose Carioca), dir: Norman Ferguson, Harold Young; Walt Disney Productions.

This was Walt Disney's inspired effort for the World War II effort to improve America's relations with the South American countries. It became one of the best loved and most popular of the Hollywood movie studios' effort in this endeavor. Locations were filmed in Acapulco, Veracruz and Patzuaro, Mexico, for the establishing and live action shots. Brazilian entertainer Aurora Miranda (sister to...

TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1944)
TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1944) $550.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Charmichael, Sheldon Leonard; dir: Howard Hawks; Warner Brothers.

Brilliant screenplay by Jules Furthman and William Faulkner from the Ernest Hemingway novel (though the book was not strictly followed) and direction by Howard Hawks make this a top classic. Set in 1940 Martinique, as WWII is about to rage, where Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) and his assistant, the alcoholic Eddie (Walter Brennan) operate a boat-for-hire business. They take a job from the resistance fighters (violating their neutrality) and trouble breaks out....

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