PHOTOGRAPHS

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ANN-MARGRET BY AL LEVINE / DAMES AT SEA (1971)
ANN-MARGRET BY AL LEVINE / DAMES AT SEA (1971) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original black-and-white 14 x 11" (35 x 28 cm.) double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Ann-Margret, Harvey Evans, Fred Gwynne, Anne Meara, Ann Miller, Dick Shawn, dir: Walter C. Miller: NBC. Ann-Margret is caught by Al Levine's camera deep in concentration while filming the TV movie special Dames at Sea. Based on the hit off-Broadway show of the time (featuring Bernadette Peters), this was a scaled-down tribute to the Busby Berkeley/Warner Brothers musicals of the 1930s. At the time, TV audiences welcomed broadcast versions of stage musicals.

The "N.B.C. photo by Al Levine" stamp is on the...

AU HASARD, BALTHASAR (1966)
AU HASARD, BALTHASAR (1966) $0.00 SOLD

Vintage original 5 x 7" (13 x 18 cm.) photo, France. Anne Wiazemsky, dir: Robert Bresson; Argos Films. Original French behind-the-scenes photo showing Marie (Wiazemsky), with the merchant (Pierre Klosssowki, famous writer and visual artist---this is one of only six films in which he appeared as actor) as lights and sound are being set up. With production company stamp on verso, FINE

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AUTOGRAPH HOUND WITH GRETA GARBO, HARPO MARX AND HUGH HERBERT (1939)
AUTOGRAPH HOUND WITH GRETA GARBO, HARPO MARX AND HUGH HERBERT (1939) $375.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Sara Berner, Billy Belcher, Clarence Nash, dir: Jack King; Walt Disney Productions/RKO. Autograph hound and celebrity Donald Duck manages to get autographs from some of his favorite stars such as Greta Garbo, Mickey Rooney, Sonja Henie and Shirley Temple before he is recognized and everyone starts asking him for his.  In this rare still of the title sequence, we see Disney’s artist inspired renderings of Harpo Marx,...

AVA GARDNER / BY CLARENCE BULL (1945)
AVA GARDNER / BY CLARENCE BULL (1945) $375.00 SOLD

Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin key set print still portrait, USA.

Her picture appeared in the New York photo studio of her brother-in-law when an MGM talent person walked by; she was subsequently brought to Los Angeles and the North Carolina tobacco farm-born 18-year-old was put under contract in 1941. For four years she was placed in a myriad of bit roles while she learned her craft. It was her beauty that MGM wanted but, under the studio system, she was trained to be a good film actress. Part...

BALL OF FIRE (1941)
BALL OF FIRE (1941) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 9 x 7;" (23 x 19 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Travers, S. Z. Sakall, Tully Marshall, Leonid Kinsky, dir: Howard Hawks; Samuel Goldwyn / RKO. Outrageously funny film with script by the great team of Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder is a re-telling of the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs story. Eight scholars are writing a new encyclopedia, Prof. Bertram Potts is assigned to the section on slang. To help him learn the modern terms, he employs nightclub singer/stripper Sugarpuss O'Shea who needs to be...

BARBARA STEELE (ca. 1960)
BARBARA STEELE (ca. 1960) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. At the beginning of her career, Steele briefly had a contract at Twentieth Century Fox. Since they had nothing for her she languished at the beach. But, in early-1960, she took a trip to Italy and gained her first starring role in the film LA MASCHERA DEL DEMONIO [BLACK SUNDAY]. Upon returning to the U.S. she was dyed blonde, posed for a series of glamour shots and was cast beside Elvis Presley in FLAMING STAR, a role which was not to...

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...

BELA LUGOSI IN MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (1935)
BELA LUGOSI IN MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (1935) $600.00 SOLD

Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Bela Lugosi, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Jean Hersholt, dir: Todd Browning; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  MGM seldom ventured into the horror genre during the 1930s (they left that up to Universal), but with Tod Browning and Bela Lugosi, on loan, they ventured out with this, which was basically a remake of their 1927 LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT.  Cut mercilessly after the preview, even with its bizarre twists, it was a hit.  Here is Lugosi reprising his most...

BELA LUGOSI IN MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (1932)
BELA LUGOSI IN MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (1932) $375.00 SOLD

Vintage original 7 x 9 ¼” (18 x 23 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA.  Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Noble Johnson, Arlene Francis, dir: Robert Florey; Universal.  Directory Robert Florey wrote an adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe story. Set in 19th Century Paris, it is the story of Dr. Marakle, who abducts women to inject them with ape blood to prove and ape-man kinship.  He fails and the women die. Here he is about to lure leading lady...

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