WESTERN

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3 ORE PER UCCIDERE [THREE HOURS TO KILL] (1954)
3 ORE PER UCCIDERE [THREE HOURS TO KILL] (1954) $1,250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 39 x 54" (99 x 137 cm.) due folio / 2-fogli poster, Italy. Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott, dir: Alfred L. Werker; Columbia. A taut Western in the revenge-drama genre about a cowboy accused of murder who hides out in the desert before going back to clear his name.

Italian film poster artist Anselmo Ballester has created beautiful portraits of Andrews and Reed and played up the romantic element of the story, their love haunted by the foreboding noose. On linen. VERY GOOD.

ARENA (1953)
ARENA (1953) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 41 x 27" (104 x 69") one sheet poster, USA. Gig Young, Jean Hagen, Polly Bergen, dir: Richard Fleischer; MGM. Promoted by MGM as the first 3-D Western, this poster, appropriately, has the expected "coming at you out of the screen" graphics. Folded, no pinholes, there is a bit of fold wear at upper fold, and a tiny tear in top blank margin, overall NEAR FINE.

BONANZA (1966)
BONANZA (1966) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 13 x 9" (32 x 24 cm.) black-and-white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, Pernell Roberts, dir: Various; NBC Television. One of television's most beloved long-running shows. The Western series ran between 1959-73. Week after week, the Cartwrights -- a father and three sons (each born of a different wife) shared adventures on their Ponderosa Ranch near Virginia City, NV. Much of the series was filmed at Paramount Studios backlot.

Featured in this location still are Lorne Greene, Michael Landon and Dan Blocker. The information on...

CHARGE AT FEATHER RIVER, THE (1953)
CHARGE AT FEATHER RIVER, THE (1953) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 41 x 27" (104 x 69 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Guy Madison, Frank Lovejoy, dir: Gordon Douglas; Warner Brothers. Another example of awesome 1950s 3-D movie poster art. Folded, there are no pinholes, there is slight shelf wear with a few very tiny fold tears, NEAR FINE.

GAUNTLET, THE (1977)
GAUNTLET, THE (1977) $750.00 SOLD

An original screenplay by Dennis Shryack and Michael Butler Final Draft January 31, 1977 [with revisions dated up through 2/11/77].

Clint Eastwood's sixth film as a feature film director. His career has always featured large shifts in tone and genre. His previous film was the very intense historical revenge film, The Outlaw Josie Wales, and he then shifted to The Gauntlet, a rather breezy action film in which he also stars as a cop who is assigned to escort a prostitute into custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix. Of course, there are various obstacles to her arriving alive, but the film...

HIT THE SADDLE (1937)
HIT THE SADDLE (1937) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Rita Hayworth (Cansino), The Three Mesquiteers (Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune), dir: Mack V. Wright; Republic. Rita Hayworth (still Cansino) was rising to star status and her appearance already altered when she appeared in this program Western in the Three Mesquiteers-series. Here she is with Robert Livingston and Ray Corrigan. The Mesquiteers come to the rescue when a corrupt rancher causes death and havoc in attempting to capture and sell a herd of wild horses.

Of course, just the presence of Hayworth causes havoc, too. Filmed at Iverson...

HUD WITH PAUL NEWMAN (1963)
HUD WITH PAUL NEWMAN (1963) $300.00 SOLD

 Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 35 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde, dir: Martin Ritt; Paramount. 1960s melodrama filmed on location in Texas involving Teas rancher Homer Bannon (Douglas) and his spoiled alcoholic son Hud (Newman) who harms everyone in his wake. In this restaurant scene are Melvyn Douglas, Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers and Brandon De Wilde. Minor wear at corners.  ABOUT FINE.   

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JUNIOR BONNER WITH SAM PECKINPAH (1972)
JUNIOR BONNER WITH SAM PECKINPAH (1972) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original borderless 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) photo, USA.  Steve McQueen, dir: Sam Peckinpah; Cinerama.  FINE.

Photo of Peckinpah (as usual, with sunglasses on---this way, he could disguise the fact that his eyes were bloodshot from the previous night’s debauchery with drugs and booze), next to the camera and a female cast member in cowgirl hat.  The great Lucien Ballard shot this film.

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, THE (1960)
MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, THE (1960) $450.00 SOLD

Vintage original 22 x 28" (56 x 91 cm.) half sheet style B poster, USA. Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, dir: John Sturges; United Artists. For this classic American remake of Kurosawa's THE SEVEN SAMURAI (which is now a classic in its own right), the distributor created this unusual poster, with its stylized artwork on the left centering on the number "7" -- artwork which was not used in the same form on any other of the various American posters. Folded, with various small staple holes, and minor creasing, VERY GOOD.

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, THE (1960)
MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, THE (1960) $375.00 SOLD

Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.) window card poster, USA. Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach, Robert Vaughn; dir: John Sturges; United Artists. The wonderful American version of Seven Samurai, about 7 gunmen brought to a Mexican farming village to defend them against a terrorizing bandit and his army of 40.

Really colorful art depicts all the main actors. There are pinholes at side of the top theatre information section as well as pin imprints at the bottom and center. A few scattered pinholes at each side or the poster, including inside the background of the...

MAJOR DUNDEE SET SKETCH/ SAM PECKINPAH (1965)
MAJOR DUNDEE SET SKETCH/ SAM PECKINPAH (1965) $1,000.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 ½ x 24” (36 x 60 cm.) (On background board) sketch accomplished in gouache, USA.  Charleton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn, dir: Sam Peckinpah; Columbia. This sketch represents a concept for set designers to consider for the epic Western film’s opening scene.  The story took place at the end of the Civil War in which a Cavalry officer led a group of Amery med and Confederate prisoners on an expedition into Mexico at attack a band of Apaches who had raided U. S....

MARILYN MONROE, ROBERT MITCHUM / AIRPORT CANDID (1953)
MARILYN MONROE, ROBERT MITCHUM / AIRPORT CANDID (1953) $400.00 SOLD

Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, UK. Upon completion of the problem-plagued location filming of RIVER OF NO RETURN, Monroe and Mitchum returned on a plane together from Canada to Los Angeles. This rare candid was shot by a photographer for the London Bureau Planet News, Ltd. (stamped on back) and used in publications in London.

Monroe and Mitchum had known each other years before they became film stars, as Mitchum had worked with Monroe's first husband James Dougherty at Lockhead Aircraft in the early/mid-1940s. Both Preminger and Monroe did...

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