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1 A Simple Plan. Screenplay by Scott B. Smith Based On His Novel
Los Angeles Paramount Pictures 1998 
First Edition. 119 page shooting script produced by the studio and sent out to members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to consider the screenplay for Academy Award nomination. This crime drama was directed by Sam Raimi and starring Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, and Gary Cole. The screenlay did win the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay and Thornton won Best Supporiting Actor. Paperbound. Fine in printed studio wrappers. 
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2 Babel. The Ensemble
Los Angeles Paramount 2006 
First Edition. Small oblong format, paperbound, 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”. Specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Picture for the film, ‘Babel,' screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garcia Bernal, Rinko Kikuchi, and Adriana Barraza. Fine in printed wrappers. The film won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score (Gustavo Santaolalla) and was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Adriana Barraza and Rinko Kikuchi), and Best Editing. 
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3 Conquest. Screenplay by Jefferson Bayley
Hollywood King Vidor Productions (circa 1960s) 
First Edition. 131 page screenplay for an unproduced film that film director King Vidor had developed and hoped to film. Very good in studio wrappers. There is a one page introduction written by King Vidor expressing his hopes for the film. 
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4 Stevie. Screenplay by Hugh Whitmore Based On His Play and the Works of Stevie Smith
London 1978 
114 dialogue and cutting continuity script prepared towards the end of production for the acclaimed film based on the life of Stevie Smith starring Glenda Jackson, Trevor Howard, Alec McGowan, and Mona Washborne. Photocopied loose sheets laid into a folder. 
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5 The Man in Evening Clothes
Los Angeles Major Pictures Corp. 1937 
First Edition. Original 134 page mimeographed shooting script for an unproduced film entitled “The Man in Evening Clothes.” Very good plus copy with a few tiny spots on the front cover and a minor crease to a few pages at the upper left front corner in bradbound printed sheets. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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6 The Return of the Native. Screenplay by Michael Baker Based on the Novel by Thomas Hardy
London Picture Partnership Productions (circa 1980s) 
First Edition. 130 page unproduced screenplay for a film version of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, The Return of the Native. Paperbound. Very good in studio wrappers. 
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7 Trackdown - “The Judge.” Teleplay by John Robinson
Culver City Four Star Films 1957 
Original 42 page shooting script for the an episode of this dramatic anthology series, this copy belonged to actor Nolan Leary and is signed by him. Paperbound with brads in printed studio wrappers. An early western television series starring Robert Culp. 
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8 (RUSSELL, JANE) JACK WEINSTOCK & WILLIE GILBERT Catch Me If You Can. A Play by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert. Adapted from the French Play by Robert Thomas
New York Samuel French 1965 
First Edition. Original incomplete 104 page script which once belonged to actress Jane Russell, with her signature on the front cover, for the Broadway play Catch Me If You Can written by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, based on the French play by Robert Thomas, with an opening night cast of Tom Bosley, Dan Dailey, and Bethel Leslie. Laid in are several items of ephemera, including a carbon copy of a receipt for a repair to a coat of Miss Russell's and some assorted personal correspondence. Bradbound in printed wrappers. Used and worn copy with some dust soiling, spotting and edge wear to the covers. 
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9 A MONSTER CALLS - THE FILM - PATRICK NESS A Monster Calls. Screenplay by Patrick Ness. Based on the Novel ‘A Monster Calls' by Patrick Ness, Inspired by an Idea from Siobhan Dowd
Los Angeles Focus Features 2014 
First Edition. Small format, paperbound, 5 1/2” x 8 3/8”, 237 pages. This is first appearance in book form of this screenplay specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Adapted Screenplay. Shooting script for the film A Monster Calls written by Patrick Ness, based on his novel by the same name, and inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd, directed by J.A. Bayona, starring Lewis MacDougal, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, and Liam Neeson as the voice of the monster. Fine bright copy in printed wrappers. The film tells the story of a boy who seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. 
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10 A MOST VIOLENT YEAR - THE FILM A Most Violent Year. Screenplay by J.C. Chandor
Los Angeles Before the Door Pictures n.d. (2014) 
First Edition. Small format, paperbound, 5 1/4” x 8 1/4”, 131 pages. This is first appearance in book form of this screenplay specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Original Screenplay for the film A Most Violent Year written and directed by J.C. Chandor, starring Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, and Albert Brooks. A perfectbound book looking like a trade paperback. Fine in printed wrappers. Jessica Chastain was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. 
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11 ABBOTT-FISH, CHRIS Original Shooting Script, ‘For Love or Money,' which Aired as ‘Rembrandt's Girl,' for an Episode of the Television Series, Magnum P.I
Universal City Belisarius Productions 1983 
First Edition. Original 67 page vintage shooting script, dated December 12, 1983, used in the production of the classic crime drama television series, Magnum P.I., entitled ‘For Love or Money,' (which aired as ‘Rembrandt's Girl,') written by Chris Abbott-Fish and directed by James Frawley, which aired on February 2, 1984 (Season 4, Episode 14). The show ran for eight seasons, from 1980 - 1988, for a total of 156 episodes and starred Tom Selleck as Thomas Sullivan Magnum, IV, a charismatic private investigator living in Hawaii, and co-starred John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, and Larry Manetti. Bradbound. Signature in ink on the front cover, else fine in printed studio wrappers. Tom Selleck was nominated many times for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his work in the series and won the award in 1984. Selleck's co-star, John Hillerman was also nominated for many awards for his work on the show and eventually won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 1987. 
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12 AGEE, JAMES Noa Noa. Screenplay by James Agee
Hollywood, CA Paul Kohner, Inc. 1953 
First Edition. Original 168 page shooting script for an unproduced film “Noa Noa,” screenplay by James Agee, dated August 12, 1953. Bradbound. The screenplay belonged to Hollywood agent Paul Kohner, agent and friend to such greats as John Huston, Charles Bronson, William Wyler, Ernest Hemingway, Albert Einstein, Federico Fellini, Greta Garbo, etc. Very good slightly used copy. The film tells the story of the often turbulent, but close relation ship between artists Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gaugin. James Agee (1909 - 1955) won the Pulitzer Prize in 1958 for his novel ‘A Death in the Family' which was adapted into a film in 1963 and titled ‘All the Way Home.' He also wrote the classic ‘Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' with Walker Evans and the Oscar nominated screenplay for ‘The African Queen' with John Huston. 
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13 AGEE, JAMES, JOHN HUSTON, & C.S. FORESTER The African Queen. Screenplay by James Agee & John Huston Based on the Novel by C.S. Forester
London Horizon Pictures - Romulus Films 1951 
First Edition. Original mimeographed dialogue and cutting continuity script prepared toward the end of production with occasional pencil annotations by one of the film editors noting last minute cuts and revisions on the great classic film starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn and directed by John Huston. Bogart won the Academy Award for Best Actor with Katharine Hepburn, John Huston, and this screenplay nominated for Oscars as well. Enclosed in a custom cloth clamshell box. 
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14 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - WILLIAM G. BORCHERT My Name Is Bill W. - Screenplay by William G. Bouchert
Los Angeles Garner-Duchow Productions February 8, 1989 
Original final 116 page shooting script with pink and yellow rewrite pages for the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame television film starring James Woods, James Garner, JoBeth Williams, directed by Daniel Petrie. The film is the story of William Griffith Wilson and Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith, M.D., the men who co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous. James Wood won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor. Near fine. Bradbound in printed studio wrappers. Rare in an original script. 
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15 ALIBAR, LUCY & BEHN ZEITLIN Beasts of the Southern Wild. Screenplay by Lucy Alibar and Behn Zeitlin. Based on the Stage Play ‘Juicy and Delicious' by Lucy Alibar
Los Angeles Fox Searchlight 2009 
First Edition. Small format, paperbound, 5 1/4” x 8 1/4”, 419 pages. This is first appearance in book form of this screenplay specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Adapted Screenplay. Shooting script for the film Beasts of the Southern Wild by Lucy Alibar and Behn Zeitlin, based on the stage play ‘Juicy and Delicious' by Lucy Alibar. With an introductory essay by Lucy Alibar. Fine in printed wrappers. The film was also directed by Behn Zeitlin and stars Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry, and Levy Easterly. The film received four Oscar nominations; Best Motion Picture, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Quvenzhane Wallis - the youngest ever nominee in this category). 
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16 ALMODOVAR, PEDRO Habla con Ella. (Talk to Her.). Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar
Spain El Deseo, SA 2002 
First Edition. Specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Screenplay. Revised shooting script dated August, 2001 for the film, Talk to Her, written and directed by Pedro Almodovar, starring Paz Vega, Geraldine Chaplin, Javier Cámara, Darío Grandinetti, Leonor Watling, Rosario Flores, and Mariola Fuentes. Bradbound. Fine. Talk to Her is a film/fable of complex relationships layered with lush sexual and psychological nuances as only Almodovar could have brought to life. The film won an Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay and was nominated for Best Director. It also won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. 
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17 AMERICAN HUSTLE - THE FILM - ERIC WARREN SINGER & DAVID O. RUSSELL American Hustle, Screenplay by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
Los Angeles Columbia Pictures 2013 
First Edition. Small format, paperbound, 5 1/4” x 8 1/4”, 151 pages. This is first appearance in book form of this screenplay specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Adapted Screenplay. Shooting script for the film American Hustle, screenplay by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell. Tiny bit of wear near fine in printed wrappers. The film was also directed by David O. Russell and stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, and Jennifer Lawrence. The film was nominated for ten Oscars; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Bale), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Adams), Best Supporting Actors (Cooper & Lawrence), Best Writing - Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Production Design, and Best Costume Design. 
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18 AMOUR - THE FILM Amour. Screenplay by Michael Haneke
n.p. (France) Les Films du Losange n.d. (2012) 
First Edition. Small format, 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 67 pages, staplebound in the upper left corner. Specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Screenplay. Shooting script for the film Amour, written and directed by Michael Haneke, starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emamanuelle Riva, and Isabelle Huppert. With a trace of use to the covers, else fine. The film won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year and was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Leading Actress (Riva). 
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19 ANDERSON, PAUL THOMAS The Master. Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson
Los Angeles The Weinstein Company 2012 
First Edition. Small format, paperbound, 5 1/4” x 8 1/4”, 125 pages. This is first appearance in book form of this screenplay specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Original Screenplay. Shooting script for the film The Master, screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson. Fine in printed wrappers. The film was also directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, and Amy Adams. The film received Oscar nominations and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Phoenix), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Hoffman), and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Adams). The film tells the story of a Navy man (Phoenix) returning from service in WWII and facing a series of emotional and psychological breakdowns who becomes centrally involved with a charismatic cult leader (Hoffman) and his wife (Adams). 
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20 ANDERSON, WES & OWEN WILSON The Royal Tenenbaums. Screenplay by Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson
Los Angeles Touchstone Pictures 2001 
First Edition. Specially printed for distribution to members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in consideration for nomination of the Best Screenplay. 128 page shooting script for the film, The Royal Tenenbaums, directed by Wes Anderson, starring Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Alec Baldwin, and Danny Glover. Bradbound in printed wrappers. Fine copy. The story of an estranged eccentric family of geniuses who reunite upon learning that their father has a terminal illness. Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson were nominated for an Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. Gene Hackman won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. 
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