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1 Alfred Hitchcock Presents -- “Man With a Problem” Teleplay by Joel Murcott. Story by Donald Martin
North Hollywood Revue Productions 1958 
Original mimeographed shooting script for an episode of the classic mystery show. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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2 Collection of Three Television Pilot Screenplays From Series Starring Bob Newhart
Los Angeles MTM Enterprises/ Paramount 1972-1992 
The first is a 54 page xeroxed final draft shooting script for the pilot episode of The Bob Newhart Show. Signed by Bob Newhart and the writers David Davis and Lorenzo Music. The second is a 47 page xeroxed final draft shooting script for the pilot episode of Newhart. Signed by Bob Newhart, and writer Barry Kemp. The third is a 42 page xeroxed final draft shooting script for the pilot episode of Bob. Signed by Bob Newhart, and writers Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner, and Phoef Sutton. Each screenplay is bound in original printed agency wrappers and all are enclosed in a padded binder with the show titles on the spine. Also included is a Typed Note Signed by Allan Burns of Walt Disney Television: “7/16/92, Ms. Ryan: Please see to it that this package of Bob Newhart shows is sold as one item. It was presented to Mr. Newhart in this fashion, and he, as well as the creators of the shows, feel the package has greater value to the auction, than if it were auctioned separately. Thank you, AB, Allan”. The note refers to the package's appearance in “Write Now, LA! Restoring Our Libraries” the silent auction, with the printed catalogue laid in. Fine. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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3 Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. Based on the Novel by Anthony Burgess
New York Abelard-Schuman 1972 
First Edition. Screenplay for the deliciously creepy film classic directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Malcolm McDowall. Extensively illustrated with scenes from the motion picture. Issued largely as a trade paperback, this is one of the small number issued hardbound in dust jacket. Fine in a fine lightly used dust jacket. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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4 Stevie. Screenplay by Hugh Whitmore Based on His Play and the Works of Stevie Smith
London Bowden/First Artists 1978 
Dialogue and cutting continuity script for this film depicting the life of Stevie Smith and starring Glenda Jackson, Mona Washburn, Alec McGowan, and Trevor Howard. Loose xerox sheets. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 BEATLES Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Screenplay by Henry Edwards Based On Words and Music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and an Original Story by Robert Stigwood and Henry Edwards
New York Stigwood 1977 
Original third draft screenplay in the original gold embossed salmon leatherette covers done by the Studio Duplicating Service in New York. Bradbound. 93 pages. Very good slightly used copy. The film starred Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Donald Pleasance, Steve Martion, Alice Cooper, Billy Preston, Keith Carradine, Robert Palmer, Tina Turner, Bonnie Raitt, Tina Turner, Johnny Rivers, Wolfman Jack, etc. The shooting for the film that was inspired by The Beatles classic album and was directed by Michael Schultz. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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6 BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE Tarzan 66. Screenplay by Clair Huffaker
Hollywood American International Pictures 1966 
First Edition. Original mimeographed cutting and dialogue continuity script, prepared towards the end of production, for the Tarzan film starring Mike Henry and released as Tarzan and the City of Gold. Bradbound. Very good slightly used copy. Unusual. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 CAGNEY, JAMES Ceiling Zero. Part II. Screenplay by Frank Wead
Burbank Warner Brothers 1935 
First Edition. A shooting script from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in. The film starred James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin, Henry Wadsworth, Isabel Jewell, and was directed by Howard Hawks. Under the acute direction of Howard Hawks, Ceiling Zero became the most powerfully dramatic aviation story since MGM's Night Flight two years before. Cagney plays Dizzy Davis, an irrepressible pilot whose antics cause troubles which are overlooked by even his soft-hearted boss, until he fakes an illness and the pilot who goes in his place is killed. This partial shooting script is 89 pages, staplebound with the typing “10/3/35 PART II to the end REV. FINAL” and “James Cagney” printed in blue pencil on the first page. Very good. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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8 CAGNEY, JAMES Here Comes the Navy. Part II. Screenplay by Ben Markson & Earl Baldwin
Burbank Warner Brothers 1934 
First Edition. A shooting script from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in. The film starred James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank Mc Hugh, Dorothy Tree, Robert Barrat, and was directed by Lloyd Bacon. This was Cagney's first film after the inception of the Legion of Decency code, and the film was Warners' answer to the sensors that Cagney's personality and antics were to continue. Cagney plays Chesty O'Connor, an undisciplined hot-tempered young man who joins the Navy and is assigned to an officer who detests him, Cagney eventually goees A.W.O.L. and is disgraced, but a heroic act saves the day. This partial shooting script is 31 pages, staplebound, with the working title Hey, Sailor on the cover along with the typing “PART II (FINAL) 3/31/34”. Very good. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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9 CAGNEY, JAMES “Or Else”. Radio Script for the Office of Emergency Management's Salute to Labor
N.p. N.B.C. n.d. (1940s) 
First Edition. A radio script from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in. This short radio play was written for James Cagney and Edward Arnold, and was a patriotic encouragement to work hard and produce more war planes. There is a conflict between a headstrong young man and his equally hardheaded father, with the wisdom of age winning out and the son making a terrific speech at a rally. This radio script is 12 pages, unbound with evidence of a removed staple and paperclip. About fine. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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10 CAGNEY, JAMES Shake Hands With the Devil. Based on the Novel by Reardon Conner. Adaptation by Marian Thompson
Los Angeles United Artists 1959 
First Edition. A shooting script from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in. The film starred James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Michael Redgrave, and was directed by Michael Anderson. One of Cagney's best pictures of the latter period, with a splendid international cast. Cagney plays Kerry O'Shea, an American of Irish descent who is attending Dublin's Royal College of Surgeons and finds himself caught up between the Black and Tans and the IRA, with leanings towards the rebels. This partial shooting script is 123 pages, bound with brads in dampstained wrappers, lightly affecting a few of the interior pages. About fine. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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11 CAGNEY, JAMES The Bride Came C.O.D. Parts I & II. By Kenneth Earl & M.M. Musselman. Screenplay by Julius & Philip Epstein
Burbank Warner Brothers 1941 
First Edition. A shooting script from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in. The film starred James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stuart Erwin, Jack Carson, George Tobias, and was directed by William Keighley. Cagney plays Steve Collins, a publicity hungry broadcaster who charters a plane for eloping lovers, but cuts a deal with the girl's father, agreeing to deliver her home, unmarried, C.O.D., however, the plane crashes and Cagney is stuck in the desert with the angry bride, and comic adventures follow. This partial shooting script is 106 pages, bound with brads in orange wrappers, with the typing “12/30/40 PART I, REV. FINAL”. With a few blue rewrite pages and pencil corrections and additions to some of the pages. Very good. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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12 CAGNEY, JAMES The Roaring Twenties. Part VI. Screenplay by Jerry Wald & Richard Macaulay. Original Story by Mark Hellinger
Burbank Warner Brothers 1939 
First Editions. Two shooting scripts from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in each. The film starred James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, and was directed by Raoul Walsh. Cagney plays Eddie Bartlett, a former garage mechanic who comes back from the war and cannot find work, he goes through a series of jobs and finally succumbs to the lure of bootlegging, with unfortunate results. The first shooting script is 167 pages, with the working title The World Moves On, dated “July 7, 1939”, with many colored rewrite pages, bound with brads in orange studio wrappers. The other is a partial shooting script is 46 pages, with the final title, staplebound with “Mr. Walsh” written in pencil on the first page and the typing “8/1/39, PART VI TO THE END REV. FINAL”. About fine. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 6500.00 USD
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13 CAGNEY, JAMES The Strawberry Blonde. Screenplay by Julius & Philip Epstein. Based on the Play One Sunday Afternoon by James Hagan
Burbank Warner Brothers 1941 
First Edition. A small archive including a shooting script, a Typed Letter Signed, and a group of rewrite pages, all from the personal library of James Cagney with his bookplate laid in each. The film starred James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Alan Hale, and was directed by Raoul Walsh. Cagney plays Biff Grimes, a correspondent school dentist whose life is turned upside down by a chiseling contractor who steals his girl and five years of his life when he is sent to prison on a bum rap, but Grimes gets the last laugh in the end. The shooting script is 140 pages, with the working title One Sunday Afternoon, dated “August 9, 1940”, with many colored rewrite pages, bound with brads in tan studio wrappers. The Typed Letter Signed, one page, is on Warner Brothers stationery and is from Cagney's brother, William Cagney, who was Associate Producer on the film and writes in regards to the group of rewrite pages: “Dear Jim: . . . I believe by the time we start shooting we will have a nicely rounded story. The reason I particularly like the vehicle is because it is a definite departure from the hackneyed formula which you have been saddled with . . . Love to all, Brother Bill, W.C.” Accompanied by blue and yellow rewrite pages, 17 pages, with many corrections and additions in James Cagney's hand. About fine. From the auction sale of James Cagney's estate. James Cagney was a fine actor who was best known for his work in Public Enemy with Mae Clarke where he was a ruthless Prohibition gangster, as well as Yankee Doodle Dandy, Man of a Thousand Faces, Angels with Dirty Faces, What Price Glory, etc. 
Price: 6500.00 USD
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14 CLAIR, RENE A Nous La Liberte with Entr'acte
London Lorrimer 1970 
First Edition. Issued largely as a trade paperback, this is one of the small number issued hardbound in cloth. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. The screenplays for Rene Clair's two classic films. Illustrated. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 DOUGLAS, KIRK Champion
Los Angeles United Artists February 19, 1949 
A film about an ambitious boxer starring Kirk Douglas, directed by Mark Robson and written by Carl Foreman with the tag line: “This is the only sport in the world where two guys get paid for doing something they'd be arrested for if they got drunk and did it for nothing”. 45 long page cutting continuity script, stapled at the top. Accompanied by a 44 long page dialogue continuity script, stapled at the top. Very good. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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16 FOWLES, JOHN & HAROLD PINTER The French Lieutenant's Woman. A Screenplay by Harold Pinter Based on the Novel by John Fowles. Foreword by John Fowles
London Jonathan Cape 1981 
First Edition. The screenplay for the film starring Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, and Leo McKern. Beautiful as new copy in an as new dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 GASSNER, JOHN & DUDLEY NICHOLS (EDS.) Twenty Best Film Plays
New York Crown 1943 
First Edition. Contains the scripts for such classic films as It Happened One Night, My Man Godfrey, Rebecca, The Grapes of Wrath, Wuthering Heights, Little Caesar, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Stagecoach, The Good Earth, How Green Was My Valley, etc. Very good lightly used copy with some rubbing to the spine without dust jacket. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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18 MARY TYLER MOORE TELEVISION SHOW The Mary Tyler Moore Show--”Chuckles Bites the Dust”. Teleplay by David Lloyd
Studio City MTM Enterprises, Inc. 1975 
The shooting script for the all-time classic episode from the television comedy series “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”. When the circus comes to town Ted is asked to be Grand Marshall and lead the parade, Lou refuses and Ted is replaced by Chuckles the Clown. Unfortunately, Chuckles goes to the parade dressed as a giant peanut and is shelled by the elephants. Ted gives an impromptu obit on live news and extremely funny events ensue. Paperbound with brads. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 NEWMAN, PAUL & RONALD L Harry & Son. Screenplay by Ronald L. Buck & Paul Newman. Inspired by the Novel, A Lost King by Ray de Capite
Los Angeles January 11, 1983 
126 xerox pages brad-bound in paper wrappers for the film directed by and starring Paul Newman as well as Robby Benson, Ellen Barkin, Judith Ivey, Ossie Davis, Morgan Freeman, Joanne Woodward, etc. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 POWER, TYRONE, MYRNA LOY, & PHILIP DUNNE The Rains Came - By Philip Dunne and Julien Josephson
Los Angeles Twentieth Century-Fox 1938 
First Edition. 190 page first draft shooting script for film starring Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, Nigel Bruce, and George Brent. Pencil writing to cover and numbers written on several pages in an unknown hand. Bound with brads, very good in printed studio wrappers. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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