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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 (MARSHALL, PETER) Shamrock Sweepstakes. A Special St. Patrick's' Day Episode of NBC's Game Show, ‘Celebrity Sweepstakes'
Los Angeles Burt Sugarman Productions / NBC Television 1975 
First Edition. Original 21 page shooting script and operations schedule for a special St. Patrick's Day episode of the popular television game show ‘Celebrity Sweepstakes' titled ‘Shamrock Sweepstakes,' which aired on March 17, 1975 and was directed by Dick McDonough. Bradbound in printed wrappers. This copy belonged to the host of ‘Hollywood Squares', Peter Marshall, and has his name printed on the front cover. About fine copy with just a hint of use. ‘Celebrity Sweepstakes' was a television game show on NBC and ran from April 1, 1974 to October 1, 1976 with two separate weekly syndicated runs from 1974 to 1975 and 1976 to 1977. It had a general horse racing theme, with odds, rounds, a homestretch, and payouts. It was hosted by Jim McKrell, who would begin each show by reading a question, after which the studio audience would select one of the celebrities on the panel whom they believed had the correct answer. This particular episode represents NBC's first cross-game promotion, held on St. Patrick's Day in 1975, thus the title ‘Shamrock Sweepstakes.' It involved the hosts from NBC's six daytime game shows at the time (Jim McKrell from ‘Celebrity Sweepstakes,' Alex Trebek from ‘High Rollers,' Chuck Woolery from ‘Wheel of Fortune,' Peter Marshall from ‘Hollywood Squares,' Geoff Edwards from ‘JackPot!,' and Art James from ‘Blank Check') who answered a set of questions dealing with Ireland and Irish-American people, with the grand prize being $100,000. Includes details of rules of the game. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 ANDERSON, PAUL THOMAS Hard Eight. Originally Titled ‘Sydney.' Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson
Los Angeles 1995 
First Edition. Original 108 page final draft shooting script, dated January 3, 1995 for the film ‘Hard Eight,' originally titled ‘Sydney,' written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, F. William Parker, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Bradbound in printed wrappers with the original title ‘Sydney' on the front cover. Very good copy with a hint of dust soiling and a bit of edge wear. This was Anderson's first feature film. He was later nominated for Oscars for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for ‘Boogie Nights' (1997) and ‘Magnolia' (1999), and for Best Picture, Best Achievement in Directing, and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published for ‘There Will Be Blood' (2007). 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 BALL, LUCILLE Here's Lucy - “Lucy Fights the System” Teleplay by Bob O'Brien
Los Angeles Desilu Productions 1974 
First Edition. Original 21 page shooting script, dated January 13, 1974, for an episode of the classic television series Here's Lucy, starring Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, and Lucie Arnaz. This episode, “Lucy Fights the System” written by Bob O'Brien, aired on March 18, 1974 (Season 6, Episode 24). Bound with brads. Hint of use and with occasional notations to the text and some tape repairs, very good in printed wrappers. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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8 BALL, LUCILLE The Lucy Show - “Lucy and Carol Burnett. Coffee, Tea, or Milk. Part I of II.” Teleplay by Bob O'Brien
Los Angeles Desilu Productions 1967 
First Edition. Original 45 page revised final draft shooting script, dated October 19, 1967, for an episode of the classic television series The Lucy Show. Carol Burnett guest starred in this episode in which she and Lucy are in training to be airline stewardesses, the great frustration of their teachers and fellow trainees. Bound with brads. With one handwritten note, else fine in printed ‘Desilu' wrappers. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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9 BALL, LUCILLE The Lucy Show - “Lucy and George Burns.” Teleplay by Bob O'Brien
Los Angeles Desilu Productions 1966 
First Edition. Original 46 page handcorrected (by Bob O'Brien) typescript, dated May 5, 1966, for an episode of the classic television series The Lucy Show, written by Bob O'Brien, who was Lucille Ball's executive writer for The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy. This copy is specially hardbound in red cloth with the title ‘Lucy and George Burns' on the spine and ‘Bob O'Brien' at the lower right corner of the front board gilt-stamped. Fine. George Burns guest starred as himself in this episode in which Lucy's character works as a secretary in the accounting firm Mr. Burns employs, where her not-so-secret ambitions of stardom come into play when he visits the firm and laments upon the lack of available and talented comediennes. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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10 BALL, LUCILLE The Lucy Show - “Lucy and George Burns.” Teleplay by Bob O'Brien
Los Angeles Desilu Productions 1966 
First Edition. Original 45 page revised final draft shooting script, dated May 9, 1966, for an episode of the classic television series The Lucy Show. George Burns guest starred as himself in this episode in which Lucy's character works as a secretary in the accounting firm Mr. Burns employs, where her not-so-secret ambitions of stardom come into play when he visits the firm and laments upon the lack of available and talented comediennes. Bound with brads. Occasional handwritten notations and corrections, else fine in printed ‘Desilu' wrappers. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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11 BALL, LUCILLE The Lucy Show - “Lucy and Joan” Originally Titled “Lucy Meets Joan” Teleplay by Fred Fox and Iz Elinson
Los Angeles Desilu Productions 1965 
First Edition. Original 39 page shooting script, dated April 30, 1965, for an episode of the classic television series The Lucy Show, starring Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Jimmy Garrett, Ralph Hart, and Candy Moore. This episode, “Lucy and Joan” was originally titled “Lucy Meets Joan” written by Fred Fox and Iz Elinson, aired on October 11, 1965 (Season 4, Episode 4). Bound with brads. Hint of use, else fine in printed ‘Desilu' wrappers. This episode featured a guest performance by Joan Blondell who was to be a recurring guest-star in the fourth season as Lucy's neighbor, but who only appeared in two episodes. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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12 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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13 BEATTY, WARREN Rules Don't Apply - Screenplay by Warren Beatty - Story by Warren Beatty & Bo Goldman
Los Angeles Privately Printed by Regency - Fox 2016 
First Edition and only printing. Privately printed in a small quantity by the film studio and only given to film reviewers and other special film industry people. Fine. An elaborate 143 page hardbound book in full cloth which prints the complete shooting script and illustrated with many color photographs from the film. Bound in full gilt-stamped maroon cloth, the binding and endpapers are designed to give the book a vintage look. Long known as Warren Beatty's secret Howard Hughes film, the film was over 5 years in production. Rules Don't Apply was written, co-produced and directed by Warren Beatty. The cast stars Warren Beatty as Howard Hughes, Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick, Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Candice Bergen, and Ed Harris. The film takes place in 1958 Hollywood, the film follows the romantic relationship between a young actress and her driver, which is forbidden by their employer, Howard Hughes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 BELOIN, EDMUND & NATE MONASTER The Sad Sack. Screenplay by Edmund Beloin and Nate Monaster
Los Angeles Paramount 1957 
Original 133 page final white shooting script, dated March 5, 1957, for the film The Sad Sack directed by George Marshall, starring Jerry Lewis, David Wayne, Phyllis Kirk, and Peter Lorre. Bradbound. Fine copy. A comedy film loosely based on the comic strip by George Baker about Private Meredith Bixby (Lewis) whose efforts at making it through the Army's basic training are less than satisfying to his superiors, which leads them to recommend a psychiatric evaluation, which, naturally introduces even more mayhem to the process. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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15 BERRY, DAVID The Whales of August. Screenplay by David Berry
Los Angeles Nelson Entertainment 1987 
First Edition. Original 135 page first draft shooting script for the film The Whales of August, screenplay by David Berry (adapted from his play), directed by Lindsay Anderson, starring Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, and Harry Carey Jr. Bradbound. The outer covers are lightly creased and shows signs of use and edge wear, not affecting the interior. The film tells the story of two elderly sisters facing a host of bittersweet challenges as they support one another in their last years. The film is Lindsay Anderson's first American film and marks the final film appearance of the great Lillian Gish. Ann Sothern was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 BOLT, ROBERT The Mission. Screenplay by Robert Bolt
London Enigma Productions 1984 
Original 106 page second revised shooting script, dated September 23, 1984, for the film The Mission directed by Roland Jaffe, starring Robert DeNiro, Jeremy Irons, Aidan Quinn, and Liam Neeson. Bradbound. Near fine lightly used copy. An historical drama set in South America in the mid-1700s, telling the story of a Spanish Jesuit priest (Irons) who heads a mission there and his relationship with a slave hunter (DeNiro) whom he converts and joins forces with when their colony is sold to Portugal. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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17 BROOKS, MEL Black Bart [Blazing Saddles] Screenplay by Mel Brooks. Richard Pryor, Andrew Bergman, Norman Steinberg, Alan Uger. Based on a Story by Andrew Bergman
Burbank Warner Brothers Pictures 1973 
First Edition. Original 124 page shooting script with blue rewrite pages in printed studio wrappers. Shot under the working title Black Bart, the film was renamed Blasing Saddles at the end of prinicipal photography. The film was directed by Mel Brooks and starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder. Enclosed in a custom morocco and cloth clamshell box. The movie, long considered a comedy classic, was nominated for three Academy Awards, and is ranked No. 6 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years...100 Laughs list. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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18 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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19 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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20 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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