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101 THE JACK BENNY TELEVISION PROGRAM Original Shooting Script for an Episode The Irene Dunne Show for the Comedy Television Series The Jack Benny Program, Signed by Jack Benny
Los Angeles CBS Television 1953 
Original shooting script for an episode titled The Irene Dunne Show for the long-running comedy television series The Jack Benny Program, signed by Jack Benny on the front cover. 36 pages, dated July 2, 1953 with its air date 12-6-53 written in an unknown hand on the front cover. With 6 additional pages of commercial script for its sponsor Lucky Strike cigarettes and show credit material. This is the 5th episode is from Season 4, and co-starred with Benny, Irene Dunne, Vincent Price, and Gregory Ratoff. Near fine copy with some minor age-toning to the edges and with some very light handling. This episode tells the story of how Jack attempts to steal a movie role from Vincent Price, whom has been promised the lead in Irene Dunne's next picture, by inviting himself to the audition. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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102 THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT - THE TELEVISION MOVIE Original Shooting Script for the Television Movie The Right to Remain Silent by Brent Briscoe and Mark Fauser
Los Angeles Showtime 1995 
Original seventh draft revised shooting script with color rewrite pages for the television movie The Right to Remain Silent written by Brent Briscoe and Mark Fauser, dated March 29, 1995. Bradbound in printed covers, 105 pages. Handwritten notes in an unknown hand on the front and rear covers, else fine. The movie aired on January 7, 1996, directed by Hubert de La Bouilleri, starring Lea Thompson, Robert Logia, Laura San Giacomo, Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Plummer, Christopher Lloyd, Carl Reiner, Judge Reinhold, and LL Cool J in a montage of police station arrest experiences. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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103 THOMPSON, JIM, WALTER HILL & AMY HOLDEN JONES The Getaway
Los Angeles Warner Brothers 1993 
Original 113 page Final Draft Shooting Script for the remake of the film The Getaway, written by Walter Hill and Amy Holden Jones, based on the novel by Jim Thompson, directed by Roger Donaldson starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. Specially hardbound in red gilt-stamped cloth. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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104 THREE GODFATHERS - THE FILM, JOHN FORD, JOHN WAYNE, FRANK NUGENT The Three Godfathers - Screenplay by Frank Nugent & Laurence Stallings
Los Angeles Argosy Pictures 1948 
Screenwriter Frank Nugent's personal copy of his screenplay. Original 116 page mimeographed shooting script that was for the classic John Ford directed western starring John Wayne, Pedro Armendariz, and Harry Carey Jr. Hardbound in full gilt-stamped blue leather with Nugent's name stamped on the front board in the lower left hand corner. With marbled endpapers. Nugent has hand-corrected a couple of typographical errors and at one point has written in dialogue that was was missing. The Three Godfathers was the first western directed by John Ford filmed in color. Frank Nugent was a New York journalist who reviewed over 1000 films for The New York Times. Director John Ford turned Nugent into one of Hollywood's most respected screenwriters. He wrote 11 screenplays for John Ford directed films including The Searchers, The Quiet Man, Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Wagon Master, Mister Roberts, The Last Hurrah, The Rising of the Moon, Two Rode Together, Donovan's Reef. Nugent was respected by other directors as well and he wrote The Tall Men for director Raoul Walsh, Angel Face for Otto Preminger, Paratrooper for Terence Young, and others. Nugent was elected President of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) from 1957 to 1958 and he served as the guild's representative on the Motion Picture Industry Council from 1954 to 1959. 
Price: 5000.00 USD
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105 TOY STORY 3 - THE DISNEY PIXAR ANIMATED FILM Toy Story 3. Screenplay by Michael Arndt. Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich
Los Angeles Disney / Pixar 2010 
First Edition. Small format, paperbound, 5 1/4” x 8 1/4”, 130 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 for the animated film Toy Story 3, screenplay by Michael Arndt, story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich, featuring the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, and Estelle Harris. A perfectbound book looking like a trade paperback. Hint of handling, else a fine copy in printed wrappers. The film won 2 Oscars; Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song and was nominated for 3 more; Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Sound Editing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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106 TROTTI, LAMAR & SONYA LEVIEN In Old Chicago. Written for the Screen by Lamar Trotti and Sonya Levien. Based on the Story ‘We, the O'Leary's' by Niven Busch
Beverly Hills Twentieth Century Film Corp. 1937 
First Edition. Ownership signature. A privately printed edition of the screenplay of the film ‘In Old Chicago' typeset and printed in book format bound in blue cloth. Based on a story by Niven Busch, this lavish period piece film relates the story of the O'Leary family and the events leading up to the Chicago fire of 1871. The film was directed by Henry King, and starred Tyrone Power, Don Ameche, and Tom Brown, Alice Faye, and Alice Brady, who won an Oscar for her performance as Mrs. O'Leary. Very good slightly used copy with a hint of edge wear without dust jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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107 TROTTI, LAMAR & SONYA LEVIEN In Old Chicago. Written for the Screen by Lamar Trotti and Sonya Levien. Based on the Story ‘We, the O'Leary's' by Niven Busch
Beverly Hills Twentieth Century Film Corp. 1937 
First Edition. A privately printed edition of the screenplay of the film ‘In Old Chicago' typeset and printed in book format bound in blue cloth. Based on a story by Niven Busch, this lavish period piece film relates the story of the O'Leary family and the events leading up to the Chicago fire of 1871. The film was directed by Henry King, and starred Tyrone Power, Don Ameche, and Tom Brown, Alice Faye, and Alice Brady, who won an Oscar for her performance as Mrs. O'Leary. Very good slightly used copy with some minor flaking to the gilt-stamping at the spine and a hint of edge wear without dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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108 VIDOR, KING Turn in the Road. Screenplay by Jefferson Bayley
Beverly Hills Viking Productions n.d. (c. 1960) 
First Edition. 272 page shooting script bound in original printed wrappers with brads. The original silent film was written and directed by King Vidor in his feature film debut and starred George Nicholls, Helen Jerome Eddy, and Lloyd Hughes. This screenplay was for a sound version Vidor wanted to make, but it was never produced. About fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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109 WAKE, SANDRA & NICOLA HAYDEN (EDS.) The Bonnie & Clyde Book
New York Simon & Schuster 1972 
First Edition. Remainder mark to the bottom edge, else fine without dust jacket. Everthing you'd ever want to know about the making of and the reaction to the acclaimed and controversial film, Bonnie and Clyde, directed by Arthur Penn, starring Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael Pollard, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, and Gene Wilder (in his first film role). Includes two introductory essays; one by Arthur Penn, “Private Integrity and Public Violence” and the other by the screenwriters of the film, David Newman and Robert Benton, entitled “Lightning in a Bottle”. The entire screenplay is printed in the book, as well as interviews with Arthur Penn and Warren Beatty, who also produced the film. Additionally, there is a collection of critcal essays by Pauline Kael, Judith Crist, Andrew Sarris, and others. Bonnie and Clyde won two Oscars; one for Best Cinematography for Burnett Guffey, and the other for Best Supporting Actress for Estelle Parsons. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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110 WAMBAUGH, JOSEPH The Golden Orange. Screenplay by Joseph Wambaugh Based On His Novel
Los Angeles Benedek 1989 
Fine in original printed studio wrappers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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111 WASHINGTON, DENZEL The Great Debaters. Screenplay by Robert Eisele - Story by Robert Eisele & Jeffrey Porro - Revisions by Suzan-Lori Parks, Robert Eisele, Horton Foote, Tom Epperson
Beverly Hills Harpo Films 2007 
This script belonged to the credited script supervisor of The Great Debaters additionally contains an extra title page signed with long warm inscriptions from star and director Denzel Washington, screenwriter Robert Eisele, and cast members Nate Parker, Germane Williams, Forest Whitaker, Jurnee Bell, and Denzel Whitaker. Karen Golden prepared this thick spiral bound script using her notes, and information about the various takes of the scenes. Approximately 222 photocopy pages giving the full shooting script plus all the necessary information for use by the film's editors regarding the various takes. Fine copy. A very personal film which Denzel Washington took the reins as director, the film tells the story of a debate coach (Washington) at 1930s all black Wiley College fights against racism to debate against white teams eventually leading to an historic debate at Harvard University. Further details about the film association upon request. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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112 WAYNE, JOHN Hondo - Screenplay by James Edward Grant Based On a Collier's Magazine Story by Louis L'Amour
Burbank Wayne-Fellows Productions/Warner Brothers 1953 
First Edition. Original Final Script. Dated: May 1, 1953. (90pp.) Near fine in peach-colored studio covers with bradbound blue mechanically produced sheets. White revision sheets present as well. (Pencilled notes on blank reverse of a few pages. Light evidence of shelfsoiling & mild shelfwear to covers) Directed by John Farrow, starring John Wayne in one of his signature roles as Calvary scout Hondo Lane, with actress Gerladine Page in her Supporting Oscar nominated debut performance. Also features Ward Bond in the memorable part of Buffalo Baker. Originally released in the 3-D process. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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113 WAYNE, JOHN North to Alaska. Screenplay by John Lee Mahin, Martin Rackin, and Claude Binyon. With the Original Title ‘The Alaskans' Printed on the Front Cover
Los Angeles Twentieth Century-Fox n.d. (1960) 
First Edition. Original revised shooting script for the John Wayne western film North to Alaska, written by John Lee Mahin, Martin Rackin, and Claude Binyon. With the original title ‘The Alaskans' printed on the front cover. This was the film's cinematographer Leon Shamroy's working copy with his name printed in his hand on the front cover and with his annotations throughout. North to Alaska was directed by Henry Hathaway, starring John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian, and Capucine. Bradbound in printed studio covers. Very good copy with some minor handling. The film was released in the U.S. on November 3, 1960 in Los Angeles and tells a story set during the Alaska gold rush, prospector George (Granger) sends partner Sam (Wayne) to Seattle to bring his fiancee but when it turns out that she married another man, Sam returns with a pretty substitute, the hostess of the Henhouse dance hall (Capucine). Leon Shamroy (1901 - 1974) was an American film cinematographer, best known for The Black Swan (1942), Wilson (1944), Leave Her to Heaven (1945), David and Bathsheba (1951), The Robe (1953), Cleopatra (1963), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) and Planet of the Apes (1968). He and Charles Lang share the record for most number of Academy Award nominations for Cinematography. During his five-decade career, he gained eighteen nominations with four wins, sharing the record with Joseph Ruttenberg. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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114 WAYNE, JOHN The Shepherd of the Hills. Screenplay by Stuart Anthony and Grover Jones. Based on the Novel by Harold Bell Wright
Los Angeles Paramount Pictures 1941 
First Edition. Original 90 page mimeographed dialogue and cutting continuity script prepared toward the end of production for the film ‘The Shepherd of the Hills,' screenplay by Stuart Anthony and Grover Jones, based on the novel by Harold Bell Wright, directed by Henry Hathaway, and starring John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi, James Barton, Samuel S. Hinds, Marjorie Main, and Ward Bond. Staplebound, 8 1/2” x 14”. Very good copy with a hint of use and some minor tearing to the rear cover. The film tells the story of a troubled young Ozark Mountains moonshiner (Wayne) with a chip on his shoulder who softens somewhat under the influence of a gentle stranger who comes to town. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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115 WAYNE, JOHN The Undefeated. Screenplay by James Lee Barrett. From a Story by Stanley Hough
Los Angeles Twentieth Century-Fox 1968 
First Edition. Original 165 page second revised final shooting script with color rewrite pages, dated December 3, 1968, for the film ‘The Undefeated', screenplay by James Lee Barrett, from a story by Stanley Hough, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, and starring John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar, Roman Gabriel, Marian McCargo, Lee Meriwether, Merlin Olsen, Melissa Newman, Bruce Cabot, Jan-Michael Vincent, and Ben Johnson. Bradbound in printed studio wrappers. Very good copy with a touch of use to the covers. The film is set just after the U.S. Civil War, where former Confederate and Union soldiers on separate missions get caught up in the Mexican revolution and find themselves joining forces. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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116 WEISS, ALLAN & ANTHONY LAWRENCE Paradise, Hawaiian Style - Originally Titled ‘Hawaiian Paradise'. Screenplay by Allan Weiss and Anthony Lawrence
Los Angeles Paramount Pictures 1965 
Original 120 page first temporary yellow draft shooting script with color rewrite pages, dated March 19, 1965, for the film Paradise, Hawaiian Style directed by Michael D. Moore, starring Elvis Presley, Suzanna Leigh, and James Shigeta. Bradbound. Fine. The story of a handsome helicopter pilot (Elvis) who starts up a charter service in Hawaii and falls in love with a beautiful island girl. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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117 WELLES, ORSON The Big Brass Ring. An Original Screenplay. Edited & Preface by James Pepper. Afterword by Jonathan Rosenbaum
Santa Barbara Santa Teresa Press 1987 
First Edition. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket. Printed on acid-free paper and bound in full linen cloth. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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118 WELLES, ORSON The Cradle Will Rock. An Original Screenplay. (ISBN: 0944166067) Edited & Introduction by James Pepper. Afterword by Jonathan Rosenbaum
Santa Barbara Santa Teresa Press 1994 
First Edition. (ISBN: 0944166067) As new in an as new dust jacket. We are the original publisher and all copies originated with us. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Printed on acid-free paper and bound in full linen cloth. Welles' last screenplay created shortly before his death, in which Welles relates his life in the WPA theatre with himself as a character at age 23, three years before he made Citizen Kane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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119 WELLES, ORSON The Cradle Will Rock. An Original Screenplay. (ISBN: 0944166067) Edited & Introduction by James Pepper. Afterword by Jonathan Rosenbaum
Santa Barbara Santa Teresa Press 1994 
First Edition. (ISBN: 0944166067) As new in an as new dust jacket. We are the original publisher and all copies originated with us. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Printed on acid-free paper and bound in full linen cloth. Welles' last screenplay created shortly before his death, in which Welles relates his life in the WPA theatre with himself as a character at age 23, three years before he made Citizen Kane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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120 WELLES, ORSON The Cradle Will Rock. An Original Screenplay. (ISBN: 0944166067) Edited & Introduction by James Pepper. Afterword by Jonathan Rosenbaum
Santa Barbara Santa Teresa Press 1994 
First Edition. (ISBN: 0944166067) As new in an as new dust jacket. We are the original publisher and all copies originated with us. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Printed on acid-free paper and bound in full linen cloth. Welles' last screenplay created shortly before his death, in which Welles relates his life in the WPA theatre with himself as a character at age 23, three years before he made Citizen Kane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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