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BLACK SWAN, THE (1942) $300.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar, Thomas Mitchell, George Sanders, Anthony Quinn, dir: Henry King; Twentieth Century Fox. None other than Ben Hecht and Seton I. Miller wrote the screenplay which brought Rafael Sabatino's swashbuckling pirate tale to the Technicolor screen. For the most part, though, the writers used the title and wrote an original story. Set in Jamaica, there was second unit footage from that country, Mexico, Cuba, Honduras and Florida, but most of the filming took place on Stage 6 of the Twentieth Century Fox lot....
COBRA VERDE (1987) $450.00 SOLD
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.
FORBIDDEN ADVENTURE (ca. 1937) $750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 27 x 41" (68 x 105 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. This is the US-release poster for the 1935 UK exploitation film ANGKOR. The film was a documentary in the "Mondo" style and initially consisted of a basic travelogue of footage shot in Cambodia supposedly during World War I telling the story of the sacred monkeys. The footage was actually stock footage which the filmmakers spiced up by traveling to Los Angeles and hiring prostitutes from the well-known Selma Street brothel to cavort topless, the footage which was then inserted (they were menaced by a gorilla in the...
ON THE HIGH SEAS (1922) $150.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Dorothy Dalton, Jack Holt, Mitchell Lewis, William Boyd, dir: Irvin Willat; Paramount. The drama of three castaways, all from different levels of society, brought together on a deserted schooner in the ocean.
ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939) $400.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthlemess, dir: Howard Hawks; Columbia. A classic film from Hollywood's golden year of 1939. Story is set at a small airport in South America, it involves the dramas of the pilots and their ladies.
PREHISTORIC WOMEN (1950) $150.00 SOLD
Vintage original 16 x 16" (40 x 40 cm.) pressbook; folio, pictorial wrappers, 8 pp., USA. Laurette Luez, Allan Nixon, Joan Shawlee, Judy Landon, Mara Lynn, dir: Gregg C. Tallas; Eagle-Lion Films. A sort of female Tarzan escapade with a bit of a plot and championing women's lib -- at least up to a point. The women hate men, but realize that they are a necessary evil, and in the end they are even submissive to them. Most of this was filmed right in the heart of Hollywood with some locations at the Corriganville Ranch and atmospheric shots from Florida....
RANGO (1931) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Claude King, Rango, Douglas Scott, dir: Ernest B. Schoedsack; Paramount. One of the wonderful documentary-style narrative films which writer/director/producer/cinematographer Ernest B. Schoedsack made prior to his horror fantasy, KING KONG (1933), and one which tells us just how "autobiographical" the Kong story actually was. Shoedsack and company traveled to the jungles of Achin in northwest Sumatra, Indonesia (as did the crew on the Kong voyage), to film. He used native tribes and the story of how man must treat the orangutan with respect and be friends, the story...
TABU [TURIA] (1931) Three variant scripts for 1931 film by F.W. Murnau & Robert J. Flaherty $5,000.00 SOLD
Three (3) vintage original variant scripts (outline, synopsis, and treatment) for the 1931 film. The original 15-page "story" (outline), offered with the original 31-page "synopsis" and the original 40-page "story" (treatment). All scripts are original vintage mimeographs. The outline and synopsis are both file copies done for the MGM Script Department, is stated on the front wrapper as having been run off January 19, 1934 and January 31, 1934 (at a time when MGM was considering doing a remake of the film as a talking film, which would have starred Johnny Weismuller and Lupe Velez -- a project which did...
TARZAN AND HIS MATE (1934) $2,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 8 x 14" (20 x 36 cm.) mini/midget window card, USA, Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Neil Hamilton, Paul Cavanagh, dir: Cedric Gibbons, Jack Conway; MGM. The best and the most loved of the Johnny Weismuller Tarzan series, which ran from 1932 through 1942 at MGM with the lovely O'Sullivan as Jane, and then continued at RKO between 1943 and 1948.
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.
YOUNG EAGLES (1934) $600.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Bobby Cox, Jim Vance, Carter Dixon, Iron Eyes Cody, dir: Edward Laurier, Vin Moore; First Division Pictures. 12 part serial about two Eagle Scouts (of the Boy Scouts) who are lost and captured in the jungles of Central America, and eventually rescued by the U.S. government. Unfolded, there are three repairs on back to small tears, all done with archival paper, VERY GOOD.