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CITY LIGHTS (1931)
CITY LIGHTS (1931) $1,650.00

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, dir: Charles Chaplin; United Artists. The story of a little tramp who falls in love with a blind flower girl. Her family is impoverished, and with the help of a wealthy friend (a man who rewarded him when he rescued him from drowning), the tramp is allowed to be her benefactor. This story served for some of Chaplin's most poignant of screen moments. It also served for some great comedy moments, including the boxing scene depicted on this card. Fraught...

PRIZE FIGHTER (1978) + RAGING BULL (1979) Original script & silkscreened parking permit
PRIZE FIGHTER (1978) + RAGING BULL (1979) Original script & silkscreened parking permit $5,000.00

Vintage original screenplay by Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro [New York: Chartoff/Winkler Productions], Novermber 1978 and February-April, 1979. [2], 103 leaves and [1], 101, [1] leaves, plus lettered inserts.

Two different preproduction scripts of Scorsese and De Niro's revision of Paul Schrader's screenplay, which was itself a major revision of Mardik Martin's preliminary script, adapted in large part from Lamotta's 1970 memoir Raging Bull: My Story. The evolution of the script and the revisions evidenced here are treated in part in Mary Pat Kelly's Martin Scorsese: A Journey, in the chapter "Blood on the Ropes."

These examples of the two drafts...

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