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APOLLO 13 (1994)
APOLLO 13 (1994) $0.00

Screenplay by John Sayles rewrite of a script by William Broyles, Jr. & Al Reinert based on the book "Lost Moon" by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger Fourth Revised Draft August 06, 1994 [with many pages of revisions on a variety of colored papers, dated up through 9/7/94]

Included are three (3) candid photographs taken during production, and a color promotional slide for the film. Numerous holograph sketches by an unknown cast or crew member in holograph felt ink and blue pencil, mostly on the versos, throughout, many of which are storyboard-style sequences, others character sketches (astronauts in various poses, etc.),...

BEETLEJUICE (1988) Second draft script by Warren Skaaren, Michael McDowell, Feb. 3, 1987
BEETLEJUICE (1988) Second draft script by Warren Skaaren, Michael McDowell, Feb. 3, 1987 $550.00

(Original vintage screenplay for the 1988 film) Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1987. Second Draft Script for the 1988 film, with blue revision leaves.

Thanks to the carelessness of a cute little dog, newlyweds Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin are killed in a freak auto accident. Upon arriving in the outer offices of Heaven, the couple finds that, thanks to a century's worth of bureaucratic red tape, they're on a long celestial waiting list. Before they can earn their wings, Davis and Baldwin must occupy their old house as ghosts for the next fifty years. Alas, the house is now owned by...

BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999) Fourth draft script by Charlie Kaufman, 1/22/98
BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999) Fourth draft script by Charlie Kaufman, 1/22/98 $450.00

Printed studio wrappers, brad-bound, studio-generated mechanically produced script printed on rectos only, 108 pp. (with numerous pages of revisions on different colors of papers and with various dates up through July, 1998). With a two page call sheet and two pages of faxes (concerning roles being cast for this film) laid-in. A little bit of smudging to wrappers, a bit of creasing to script, some wear to the two pages of faxes, overall just about fine in near fine wrappers. With the name and address of an actor who played the role of "Sad Man" written on front wrapper, and...

BIG LEBOWSKI, THE (1998)
BIG LEBOWSKI, THE (1998) $1,500.00

Vintage original 74 x 131" (188 x 333 cm.) standee poster, USA. Jeff Bridges, dir: Joel and Ethan Coen; Gramercy. The only poster I've ever seen which shows the film's major characters: The Dude (Jeff Bridges), The Stranger (Sam Elliott); Maude (Julianne Moore); Donny (Steve Buscemi), Jesus (John Turturro), and Walter (John Goodman). A massive, self-standing object, unlike anything else that has ever turned up.

This standee has some general signs of use, including paper tape reinforcing it on the back, wear at areas where it was originally folded for shipment; the standee has five components with cardboard support bars (three...

BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS (2003)
BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS (2003) $200.00

Vintage original 28 5/8 x 20 ¼” (73 x 51 cm.), Japan.  Charles Bukowski, Tom Waits, Barbet Schroeder, dir: John Dullaghan; Zazie Films.  Documentary about the life and work of legendary renegade Los Angeles poet Bukowski.  This film had a tiny theatrical release in the U.S.  This Japanese poster is so uncommon that I cannot trace another example of it anywhere.  Unfolded, with some horizontal creasing and light crimping at edges, NEAR FINE.    

COBRA VERDE (1987)
COBRA VERDE (1987) $450.00

Set of 6 vintage original 16 ½ x 24 ½” (42 x 62 cm.) photographs, Germany. Klaus Kinski, dir: Werner Herzog; Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.  

Very scarce set of large-format color photographs from this film (Herzog’s last pairing with Kinski, whose emotional outbursts continually threw the production into chaos) about a slave trader, filmed in Brazil, Colombia, and Brazil.                            

CRYING GAME, THE (1992)
CRYING GAME, THE (1992) $300.00

Vintage original 30 x 40" (75 x 100 cm.) quad poster, UK. Stephen Rea, Forrest Whitaker, Jaye Davidson, dir: Neil Jordan; Polygram. Classic (and quite scarce) original British poster for this British film, about an Irish IRA member who, while in London, searches out a mysterious woman, falls in love with her, and eventually learns that he has become enraptured with a biological man. Folded, with minor light marginal creasing, NEAR FINE.

DIVINE WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (ca 1982)
DIVINE WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (ca 1982) $300.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) photo, USA.

Very early in Dave Letterman’s career as host of LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Divine appeared in this very distinctive wig and dress and performed a number called “Born to Be Cheap.”  Fine.  

DUNE (1984)
DUNE (1984) $300.00

Set of eight (8) vintage original 18 x 26" (45 x 65 cm.) fotobusta posters, Italy. Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen Francesca Annis, Brad Dourif, Jose Ferrer, Linda Hunt, dir: David Lynch; Universal.

For the wild David Lynch adaptation from Frank Herbert, the Italian release created this set of richly-colored, large-scale dramatic images of iconic imagery from the film. Fotobustas were stored unfolded and not used. They have some edge shelf wear, particularly at their top mid edges, ABOUT FINE.

-DUNE -DavidLynch

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

[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...

FANNY AND ALEXANDER [FANNY OCH ALEXANDER] (1982)
FANNY AND ALEXANDER [FANNY OCH ALEXANDER] (1982) $750.00

Vintage original 39 ¼ x 27 ½” (100 x 70 cm.) poster, Sweden.   Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Erland Josephson, dir: Ingmar Bergman; Sandrews.

Bergman’s last theatrical feature, a film considered by many as one of his greatest works---an autobiographical fiction, based on the unhappy childhood that he and his sister experienced after their father died, and their mother then married an extremely strict and unloving Lutheran pastor.

This poster is for the film’s original Swedish release.  Although another Swedish poster (an advance poster, lacking...

FILTH AND THE FURY, THE (2000)
FILTH AND THE FURY, THE (2000) $1,000.00

Set of fifteen (15) 17 x 11" (43 x 28 cm.) color proofs of concept art for the film's US poster. The Sex Pistols, dir: Julian Temple; Fine Line Features. A variety of interesting poster designs for this documentary about the radical days of punk rock and the emergence of The Sex Pistols.

Almost all of them have ink notations in bottom margin, in some cases with dates. One of them has some light marginal stains. Overall, JUST ABOUT FINE.

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