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61 KASDAN, LAWRENCE & BARBARA BENEDEK The Big Chill. Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Barbara Benedek
Los Angeles Carson Productions / Columbia Pictures 1982 
First Edition. Original 119 page revised shooting script with color rewrite pages for the film, The Big Chill, written by Lawrence Kasdan and Barbara Benedek, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Kevin Kline, Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams. With a 12 page on-line shooting schedule. Bound in a brown leatherette covered ring binder. Fine. This was the film's set dresser, Tom Donelon's copy with his name and the title gilt stamped on the front cover. The film tells the story of a group of old college friends who are reunited when one of their old group members dies (the ‘corpse' was played by Kevin Costner). The film received several Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Glenn Close), and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. It was also nominated for two Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical and Best Screenplay - Motion Picture. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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62 KAUFMAN, PHILIP & TOM WOLFE (THE RIGHT STUFF - THE FILM) Original Shooting Script for the Film The Right Stuff by Philip Kaufman. Based on the Book by Tom Wolfe
Los Angeles The Ladd Company 1982 
Original revised draft shooting script with color rewrite pages for the film The Right Stuff, written by Philip Kaufman, based on the best-selling book by Tom Wolfe. Bradbound, 124 pages, dated February, 1982 on the title page. Near fine with some minor handling to the printed studio covers. The film tells the story of the original Mercury 7 American astronauts, their families, and their commitment to the space program and each other. The film was released in the U.S. on February 17, 1984. It was directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Sam Shepard as Chuck Yaeger, Scott Glenn as Alan Shepard, Ed Harris as John Glenn, Dennis Quaid as Gordon Cooper, Fred Ward as Gus Grissom, Barbara Hershey as Glennis Yaeger, Kim Stanley as Pancho Barnes, Levon Helm as Jack Ridley - the narrator, Veronica Cartwright as Betty Grissom, Pamela Reed as Trudy Cooper, Lance Henriksen as Wally Schirra, and the real Chuck Yeager in a cameo appearance. It won 4 Oscars; Best Sound, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Effects, and Best Music - Original Score (Bill Conti). It also received 4 other nominations; Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Shepard), Best Cinematography, and Best Art Direction / Set Decoration. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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63 KEATON, BUSTER & LEW LIPTON The Dunes - A Play by Buster Keaton & Lew Lipton
N.p. circa 1944 
Original 70 page carbon typescript for a three-act comedy stage play written by Buster Keaton and Lew Lipton. This is Lew Lipton's own copy and came from his archive. At the time of this play Lew Lipton was head of the MGM comedy department, and he co-wrote the MGM Buster Keaton silent films ‘The Cameraman' (1928) and ‘Spite Marriage' (1929). The play takes place at a glamorous gambling club in Palm Springs, where a group of everyday people are confined because of a torrential desert downpour, with the resulting closeness bringing out the good, the bad, and the funny in everyone. Later, Lipton rewrote this play on his own crediting the story to Buster Keaton and calling it Lambs Can Gamble, It was produced in 1946 with tryouts in Philadelphia and New Haven, but was unsuccessful and did not continue on to Broadway. Very rare. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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64 KING, STEPHEN, & WILLIAM SCHALLERT Actor William Schallert's Original Shooting Script for the Television Mini-Series Bag of Bones by Matt Venne. Based on the Novel by Stephen King
Culver City, CA Sony Pictures Television 2011 
First Edition. Original 157 page revised shooting script with color rewrite pages, dated from May 20, 2011 through July 20, 2011 for the television mini-series Bag of Bones, Part 1 & 2, by Matt Venne, based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King. This copy belonged to the noted actor William Schallert, and is signed by him on the front cover with his name and with the name of his character: “ This is my personal shooting script, William Schallert ‘Max Devore'.” Laid in are three color photos of William Schallert, one of which was taken on the set of the production and shows him in character, wearing a suit and tie and sitting in a wheelchair, accompanied by actress Deborah Grover who plays the character Rogette Whitmore. The other two photos show Mr. Schallert signing this shooting script. Bradbound. Fine copy in printed studio wrappers. Bag of Bones was directed by Mick Garris and starred Pierce Brosnan, Melissa George, Annabeth Gish, Anika Noni Rose, Matt Frewer, and Jason Priestley. 
Price: 1450.00 USD
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65 LANDIS, JOHN, JOHN BELUSCHI, DAN ACKROYD The Blues Brothers - Screenplay by Dan Ackroyd & John Landis
Universal City Universal Pictures June 6, 1979 
Original 124 page shooting script for the comedy cult classic bound in blue printed studio wrappers directed by John Landis starring John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd, John Candy, Carrie Fisher, Charles Napier, Henry Gibson, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker. Fine bright copy. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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66 LANGLEY, NOEL & ELWOOD ULLMAN (THE THREE STOOGES) Snow White and the Three Stooges - Screenplay by Noel Langley and Elwood Ullman. With Two Black & White Stills from the Film
Los Angeles Twentieth Century-Fox 1960 
Original 132 page revised first draft shooting script with color rewrite pages for the film Snow White and the Three Stooges, written by Noel Langley and Elwood Ullman, dated October 24, 1960 and November 10, 1960. Bradbound. Fine copy in printed studio covers. The film was directed by Walter Lang and Frank Taschlin. With two 8' x 10” black & white stills from the film - one showing all three Stooges and Edson Stroll as Prince Charming and the other of Stroll about to kiss the sleeping Carol Heiss as Snow White. Both stills are in uniformly fine condition, with the one of Edson & Heiss showing two sets of very minor staple holes at the margin. This comic retelling of the classic fairy tale tells the story of an ice-skating Snow White who is forced to flee from her jealous stepmother played by Patricia Medina, with the Three Stooges substituting for the Seven Dwarves. The film was released in the U.S. on May 26, 1961 in Philadelphia, PA. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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67 LEWIS, JERRY & EDWARD ANHALT Boeing - Boeing. Screenplay by Edward Anhalt
Los Angeles Paramount 1965 
Original 146 page revised final shooting script, dated March 24, 1965, for the film Boeing - Boeing directed by John Rich, starring Jerry Lewis and Tony Curtis. Bradbound. Fine copy. A romantic comedy film about an American playboy (Curtis) living in Paris whose elaborate system of rotating stewardess fiancees falls apart when his friend (Lewis) comes for a visit. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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68 MARCUS, CHRISTOPER & STEPHEN MCFEELY Original Shooting Script and Production Material for the Marvel Studios Avengers Film Captain America: Civil War. Originally Titled ‘Sputnik'
Burbank, CA Marvel Studios 2015 
Original shooting script with color rewrite pages for the Marvel Studios Avengers film Captain America: Civil War written by Christopher Marcus and Stephen McFeely. With the film's secret working title ‘Sputnik' printed on the title page. The script is dated February 27, 2015 through March 31, 2015, 135 pages in a black 3-ring binder with loose pages of crew lists, shooting schedules, and miscellaneous production notes tucked into the binder's front pocket. Captain America: Civil War is the sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It was directed by Anthony and Joe Russ and stars Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, alongside an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Don Cheadle as Lt. James Rhodes / War Machine, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye, Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa / Black Panther, Paul Bettany as Vision, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang / Ant-Man, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow / Crossbones, William Hurt, and Daniel Bruhl as Zemo. The film tells the developing story of international conflict and how the Avengers fractures into opposing factions—one led by Steve Rogers (Captain America) and the other by Tony Stark (Iron Man) with Helmut Zemo, a Slovakia colonel-turned-terrorist who is obsessed with defeating the Avengers. All of this material belonged to an original crew member of the film's electrical production unit. Everything is in uniformly fine to about fine condition with minor indications of handling. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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69 MARCUS, CHRISTOPER & STEPHEN MCFEELY Original Shooting Script and Production Material for the Marvel Studios Avengers Film Captain America: Civil War. Originally Titled ‘Sputnik'
Burbank, CA Marvel Studios 2015 
Original shooting script with color rewrite pages for the Marvel Studios Avengers film Captain America: Civil War written by Christopher Marcus and Stephen McFeely. With the film's secret working title ‘Sputnik' printed on the title page. Bradbound, 134 pages, dated February 27, 2015 through April 22, 2015, with separate ‘Green Revisions' dated through April 23, 2015 and ‘Goldenrod Revisions' dated through May 27, 2015. Captain America: Civil War is the sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It was directed by Anthony and Joe Russ and stars Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, alongside an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Don Cheadle as Lt. James Rhodes / War Machine, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye, Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa / Black Panther, Paul Bettany as Vision, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang / Ant-Man, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow / Crossbones, William Hurt, and Daniel Bruhl as Zemo. The film tells the developing story of international conflict and how the Avengers fractures into opposing factions—one led by Steve Rogers (Captain America) and the other by Tony Stark (Iron Man) with Helmut Zemo, a Slovakia colonel-turned-terrorist who is obsessed with defeating the Avengers. All of this material belonged to an original crew member of the film's electrical production unit. Everything is in uniformly fine condition. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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70 MARGIN CALL - THE FILM Margin Call - Screenplay by J.C. Chandor
Los Angeles Before The Door Pictures 2010 
First Edition. Small format, cloth tape binding, 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 96 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 Screenplay. Shooting script for the film Margin Call written and directed by J.C. Chandor, starring Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons, Simon Baker, Paul Bettany, and Demi Moore. A perfectbound book looking like a trade paperback. With a trace of use to the covers, else fine. Margin of Error tells the story of a group of investment banking personnel just as the financial crisis of 2008 was showing itself. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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71 MARLOWE, ANDREW W Original Archive of Production Materials for the Film ‘Hollow Man' Including a Shooting Script by Andrew W. Marlowe
Los Angeles Red Wagon Productions / Columbia Pictures 1999 
Original archive of production materials for the film ‘Hollow Man'. Included in a 3” three-ring black binder is a 120 page shooting script with color rewrite pages dated from February 3, 1999 to August 10, 1999, a 6 page prep. schedule, a 4 page pager / cell phone list, a 5 page contact list, a 17 page final staff and crew list with a 16 page green revised list, 2 pages of various stage supplies, a 19 page oneline schedule date March 26, 1999, and a 9 page oneline schedule dated September 20, 1999. With additional miscellaneous material and a 5 page storeroom purchase requisition with 2 pages of additional supplies listings in a pocket at the front binder cover. All of this material belonged to an original member of the props department and is in near fine to fine condition. Hollow Man was written by Andrew W. Marlowe, directed by Paul Verhoeven, and stars Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin, Kim Dickens, Mary Randle, and William Devane. The film tells the story of how a group of scientists manage to successfully turn animals and then a human test subject, the project's head of research, Dr. Sebastian Caine (Bacon) invisible, with unanticipated and irreversible results. It received a nomination for an Oscar for Best Visual Effects. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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72 MARX, HARPO Harpo Speaks
New York Bernard Geis 
Third printing. Bookplate. Very good copy in a torn and heavily chipped. The autobiography of the great comic. Illustrated. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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73 MARX, SAMUEL & BARRY IRA ORINGER Damon and Pythias. Outline for a Motion Picture by Samuel Marx and Barry Ira Oringer
Los Angeles Sam Jaffe Productions 1960 
Original 37 page outline, dated in pencil, 10/7/60, for a film entitled Damon and Pythias. The film was eventually produced and released in 1962, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, starring Guy Williams as Damon and Don Burnett as Pythias. Bradbound. Fine copy. A film of the ancient Greek story of friendship and brotherhood. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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74 MATHISON, MELISSA & STEVEN SPIELBERG Original Shooting Script for the Steven Spielberg Film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. With the ‘Fake' Title for the Project ‘A Boy's Life' Printed on the Front Cover
Culver City, CA Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment 1981 
Original 113 page shooting script for the Steven Spielberg film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. With the ‘fake' title for the project ‘A Boy's Life' printed on the front cover. The film began shooting in September 1981, filming under the cover name ‘A Boy's Life', as Spielberg did not want anyone to discover and plagiarize the plot. The actors had to agree to read the script behind closed doors, and everyone on set had to wear an ID card. With “Shooting Script, August 21, 1981” and “Produced by: STEVEN SPIELBERG & KATHLEEN KENNEDY / Directed by: STEVEN SPIELBERG” printed along the bottom edge. The title page reads, “A BOY'S LIFE by MELISSA MATHISON” with the same date as the cover. Bradbound. Touch of handling and faded areas to the covers, with the interior clean and complete. The back story on the film's creative beginnings are that, after Spielberg's parents' divorce in 1960, he compensated the loss by with an imaginary alien companion. In 1978, he announced he would shoot a film entitled ‘Growing Up' which was subsequently revised to the working title ‘A Boy's Life'. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Melissa Mathison, and stars Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, and Robert McNaughton. The film won four Oscars: Best Sound, Best Effects - Visual Effects (including Carlo Rambaldi), Best Effects - Sound Effects Editing, and Best Music - Original Score. It was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Writing - Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing. 
Price: 4500.00 USD
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75 MCMILLAN, TERRY & RON BASS Original Shooting Screenplay for the Film ‘Waiting to Exhale' by Terry McMillan and Ron Bass. Based on the Novel by Terry McMillan
Los Angeles Twentieth Century-Fox 1995 
First Edition. Original 126 page second revision shooting script, dated February 3, 1995, for the film ‘Waiting to Exhale' by Terry McMillan and Ron Bass, based on the novel by Terry McMillan. Bradbound. Fine bright copy in printed studio wrappers. The film was directed by Forest Whitaker and stars Whitney Huston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, and Gregory Hines. A wonderful film following the lives and romances of four African-American women. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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76 MILIUS, JOHN (BIG WEDNESDAY) Big Wednesday - Screenplay by John Milius and Dennis Aaberg
Los Angeles A-Team Productions 1978 
Rare original 144 page shooting script for the classic surfing film Big Wednesday, written by John Milius and Dennis Aaberg, directed by John Milius, starring Gary Busey, William Katt, Jan-Michael Vincent, and Patti D'Arbanville. Bound with brads. Very good slightly dust soiled and lightly stained copy in printed wrappers. The story of the lives of a close-knit group of California surfers from the early 60s to the 70s. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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77 MOKRI, AMIR M Shoot the Piano Player. Shot by Shot Presentation by Amir M. Mokri
N.p. n.p. 1981 
Original 78 page shot by shot document prepared for a course at Emerson College in ‘The New Wave,' Spring 1981, for the 1960 French film Shoot the Piano Player, directed by Francois Truffaut, starring Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michele Mercier, and Serge Davri. Bradbound. Fine copy. The story of a former concert pianist (Aznavour) who now performs in an out of the way Parisian cafe and whose life takes a dramatic turn complete with gangsters and murder. Amir M. Mokri is a cinematographer whose body of work includes Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989), Pacific Heights (1990), The Joy Luck Club (1993), Taking Lives (2004), and Lord of War (2005). 
Price: 45.00 USD
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78 MONTY PYTHON Original Script for the 1996 Video Game for Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail
Glendale 7th Level 1996 
Original 161 page working draft script for the 1996 Monty Python video game in a hardbound binder. With some handwritten annotations in the text. Near fine. As Wikipedia notes: “The game's aesthetics are a mixture of photo realistic rendering and the comic style of Terry Gilliam. The objective is to move through the world and collect a series of objects in order to cross the bridge of death. The game also contains a series of sketches and audio clips not present in the film, including an alternative reason for the minstrels' disappearance.” Original scripts for the creation of video games rarely appear on the market. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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79 MULLALY, DONN & SY SALKOWITZ Ironside - “License to Kill” Teleplay by Donn Mullaly and Sy Salkowitz
Los Angeles Universal Studios Television 1971 
First Edition. Signed on the front cover by actor James McEachin, who co-starred in this episode. Original 70 page revised shooting script with color rewrite pages, dated through September 27, 1971, for an episode of the detective drama television series Ironside, starring Raymond Burr. This episode, “License to Kill” written by Donn Mullaly and Sy Salkowitz aired on December 2, 1971 (Season 5, Episode 13) and co-starred Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur, David Carradine, Roger Perry, Richard Anderson, and Jackie Coogan. Bound with brads. Lightly used copy in printed studio wrappers. James McEachin's early life experiences were in the military, as a policeman, a fireman, and a record producer. He turned to a career in show business, and was often cast to highlight his African-American heritage with successful roles in such well-known television series as Hawaii Five-O, Mannix, and Dragnet. He was cast in the pivotal role of the d.j. in Play Misty for Me with Clint Eastwood. He starred briefly in his own series as detective Harry Tenafly, in Tenafly. Many of us remember him for his terrific work as police lieutenant Brock in the 1986 television movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun - a role he would reprise throughout the years. He is the author of Farewell to the Mockingbirds which won the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Award, The Heroin Factor (1999), Say Goodnight to the Boys in Blue (2000), The Great Canis Lupus (2001), and Tell me a Tale: A Novel of the Old South (2003), Pebbles in the Roadway (2003), a collection of short stories and essays, and in 2005, he produced the award-winning audio book Voices: A Tribute to the American Veteran. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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80 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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