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1 (Asimov, Isaac). Kazan, Nicholas BICENTENNIAL MAN
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. Final draft shooting script. Fine, xeroxed onto 8.5 x 11 inch pages, bradbound within cardstock covers with printed titles. 
Promotional copy of the shooting script for the robotic Robin Williams vehicle, based on Asimov's story; produced for Golden Globe and Oscar voters to consider, this copy has been SIGNED by screenwriter Kazan (Elia's son) to the front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 (Bartel, Paul). Deitch, Kim EATING RAOUL
(New York): (Mercury Film Dist., Inc.), (1982). First edition. This copy has been SIGNED by Paul Bartel to the top verso of the front cover. Cheap paper tanning, mild creases and wear to the covers, else a near fine copy in colorful stapled wraps. 
Comic book rendition by Kim Deitch of Paul Bartel's black comedy cult film, adapted from the screenplay by Paul Bartel and Dick Blackburn, with art by Kim Deitch, Carol Lay, Warren Greenwood, Rich Chaidlaw and Shawn Kerri. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 (Brecher, Irving). THE LIFE OF RILEY
Waltham, Mass.: Waverly House, 1949. First edition. Movie Readers Library edition. Dust jacket decorated with multiple stills from the picture. Hardcover. Textblock uniformly age-toned, as expected, else a fine copy in grey textured boards with green spine lettering; in a price-clipped photo-pictorial dust jacket that is lightly edgeworn and rubbed. A superb example of an elusive movie tie-in. 
Extraordinarily scarce novelization of Brecher's screenplay for his film starring William Bendix and Rosemary DeCamp, based, of course, on the hit radio series; twice adapted as a TV sitcom--first with Jackie Gleason and then, memorably, with Bendix. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 (King, Stephen). Darabont, Frank THE GREEN MILE
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. Shooting script: final draft. 126 xeroxed 8.5 x 11 inch pages, brad-bound within official Castle Rock Entertainment/Time Warner Company cardstock covers. 
Darabont, who also directed, has SIGNED the title-page of this promotional copy of his screenplay for King's serial novel. The screenplay, the film, and supporting actor Michael Clarke Duncan were all nominated for Oscars. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 (Lowry, Malcolm). Mota, Miguel & Tiessen, Paul, editors THE CINEMA OF MALCOLM LOWRY: A Scholarly Edition of Lowry's "Tender is the Night"
Vancouver, British Columbia University of British Columbia Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Notes, works cited, index. 
The novelist's filmscript for Fitzgerald's novel is here presented almost in its entirety (the original ran to 455 pp.)--as a key to Lowry's own fiction (especially UNDER THE VOLCANO) as well as a study of Fitzgerald, and a creative work in its own right. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 (McKellen, Ian). Shakespeare, William RICHARD III
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Oblong quarto. Trade Paperback. A whisper of wear to the extremities, else an unread, fine copy in slick, color photo-pictorial wraps. This copy SIGNED by the Oscar-nominated actor/screenwriter to the front cover. 
Lavishly produced full-color photographic album of scenes from McKellen's adaptation of RICHARD III set in an imaginary fascist Europe and England of the 1930s. McKellen starred as Richard, and Jim Broadbent, Annette Bening, and Robert Downey co-starred. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 (Shelley, Mary). Isherwood, Christopher & Bachardy, Don FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY
(New York): Avon, (1973). First edition: Paperback Original. Avon #17970. Mass market paperback. Gleaming, fine, unread copy in color photo-illustrated wraps. 
The NBC-TV movie version for which Isherwood co-authored this teleplay starred James Mason, David McCallum and Michael Sarrazin (as the monster); widely considered the most faithful rendering of Shelley's original--though that may be a mixed blessing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Alexie, Sherman SMOKE SIGNALS
New York: Miramax Books/Hyperion, (1998). 0786883928 / 9780786883929 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Owner's name to title-page, else fine, in color photo-pictorial wraps. 
Screenplay by the noted Native American novelist and poet tells the story of two Coer d'Alene boys on a journey. The film won the Audience Award and Filmmaker's Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Balio, Tino, General Editor WISCONSIN/WARNER BROS SCREENPLAY SERIES: All 20 titles issued
(Madison, Wisconsin): Wisconsin Center for Film and Theatre Research/University Wisconsin Press, (1979-1984). First editions first printings. Though more were announced, this lot includes all 20 Warners screenplays issued in hardcover in this superb series. Hardcover. Bookplate of author Art Ronnie to front endpaper of all volumes, else all volumes near fine-fine, in like dust jackets. ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD; AIR FORCE; DARK VICTORY; 42nd STREET; GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933; GREEN PASTURES; HIGH SIERRA; JAZZ SINGER; 
I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG; LITTLE CAESAR; MILDRED PIERCE; MISSION TO MOSCOW; MYSTERY OF THE WAXZ MUSEUM; NOW, VOYAGER; PUBLIC ENEMY; SEA HAWK; TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT; TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE; WHITE HEAT; YANKEE DOODLE DANDY. Scarce! 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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10 Barker, Clive HELLRAISER: A Film by Clive Barker
Denver, Colorado: Lumivision Corporation, [1987]. First edition thus: Deluxe Collector's Edition produced and distributed by Lumivision. Very fine in illustrated glossy wraps. Quarto. Contains a facsimile of the 96-page screenplay and 8 pages of selected character sketches all by Clive Barker, reproduced in black-and-white. 
In 1986, the critically acclaimed and multi-talented author directed his first feature film, HELLRAISER, which has become a modern horror classic. This grim and surreal project is based on the writer-director's own novella "The Hell-Bound Heart." 
Price: 14.99 USD
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11 Benioff, David 25TH HOUR
[No place]. [No publisher], [No date]. Shooting script, apparently prepared for distribution to Academy and Golden Globe members. Dot of pale stain to front cover, else fine; 122 xeroxed pages, brad-bound within red cardstock covers printed with the film's logo. 
Benioff's screenplay for his well-regarded debut novel; the film was directed by Spike Lee and featured Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. This copy has been SIGNED by the novelist/screenwriter to the title-page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Brooks, James L. SPANGLISH
[no place]. SonyPictures, [no date]. Promotional issue. Fine, reproduced on 8.5x11-inch sheets, bound within metal clasps, with color photo-pictorial cardstock covers, and tabbed, cardstock photo-illustrated inserts for each of the stars, the director, and the film. 
Studio-produced promotional edition of Brooks's screenplay for his film; likely devised for distribution to Golden Globe, Academy and other award voters. This example SIGNED by writer/director Brooks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Chandler, Raymond PLAYBACK. (Spanish Translation of THE SCREENPLAY OF PLAYBACK)
(Barcelona, Spain): Plaza & Janes Editores, S.A., (1986). 2859565477 / 9782859565473 First Spanish language edition. Hardcover. Fine in perfect-bound undecorated wraps and illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Miralles. Translation by Jose Rodellar. 
Preface by James Pepper, introduction by Robert B. Parker. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Chandler, Raymond RAYMOND CHANDLER'S UNKNOWN THRILLER
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1985). First edition, limited issue: one of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by introducer Robert B. Parker. This is number ''6''. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket; housed in grey cloth slipcase with some light soiling. 
Screenplay for an unproduced film was "cannibalized" by Chandler for his last novel, but this publication demonstrates the significant differences between the two; preface by James Pepper, and introduction by Chandler "collaborator" Parker. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 Chandler, Raymond RAYMOND CHANDLER'S UNKNOWN THRILLER
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1985). 0892961287 / 9780892961283 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Introduction by Robert B. Parker. 
This screenplay was intended for a film called PLAYBACK which was never produced, and later Chandler used the title and lead female character in a novel, but there are enough differences to make this virtually a new story. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Chandler, Raymond THE BLUE DAHLIA: A Screenplay
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1976). 0809307669 / 9780809307661 Second printing: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. Quarto. 139 pages. 
The screenplay by Raymond Chandler; with a memoir by John Houseman; edited, with an afterword by Mathew J. Bruccoli. Illustrated with black-and-white stills, a frontispiece photo of Chandler, and a glossy section of lobby cards in blue and black. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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17 Clement, Dick & La Frenais, Ian STILL CRAZY
(Suffolk): Screenpress Books, (1998). 1901680215 / 9781901680218 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. A fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. Illustrated with black-and-white stills from the film. 
Screenplay for the tale of (fictional) 70's rock band, Strange Fruit, who, 21 years after their acrimonious breakup, re-group and go back on the road. The film starred Stephen Rea, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly. SIGNED by the authors to the title-page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Crowe, Cameron; Preston, Neal ELIZABETHTOWN
[no place]. Vinyl Films, (2005). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in color photo-pictorial boards; housed in clear plastic slipcase decorated with film logo. Large square folio. Printed throughout on coated stock. 
Elaborately produced photo-book documents the making of the film ELIZABETHTOWN, with commentary by writer/director Crowe and onset color and b&w photos by Preston. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Crowe. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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19 Downey, Robert ROBERT DOWNEY'S CHAFED ELBOWS
(New York): A Lancer Book, 1967. First edition: paperback Original. #75-027. Mass market paperback. Pages inevitably tanned, covers lightly rubbed and age-darkened; in photo-pictorial wraps. With foreword and backword written especially for this issue by Downey. 
Illustrated screenplay from the critically hailed underground movie, "a mod version of Oedipus Rex" (Richard Whitehall), written and directed by Downey pere, who remains best known perhaps for his PUTNEY SWOPE and POUND. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Goble, Myron E. DOWN IN THE DELTA
New York: Hyperion/Miramax Books, (1998). 0786884584 / 9780786884582 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in color photo-illustrated wraps. Introduction by Maya Angelou. 
Screenplay for the Miramax film directed by Maya Angelou and starring Alfre Woodward, Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Mary Alice, and Wesley Snipes. This copy SIGNED by first-time screenwriter, Goble. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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