New York: January 5, 1933. Variant of the session portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van... Read More about Portrait photograph of Grace Moore
New York: D. Appleton, 1924. First Edition. Fairbank's essay on boyhood, first published in BOY'S LIFE, INSCRIBED on the front flyleaf, “Very best wishes Douglas Fairbanks 1927”. Read More about Youth Points the Way
New York / London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. TO DODO FROM WIFE JOAN CRAWFORD. From the library of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., decorated naval officer of WWII, and royal of Hollywood's Golden Era, credited in more than 50 films (including the starring role in GUNGA DIN). Inscribed to him by..... Read More about Goethe: The History of a Man, 1749-1832
New York: Published by the Author, 1951. First edition. Inscribed. "For Jerry Mayro Gratefully Howard Fast" on the ffep. Read More about Spartacus
[Burbank, CA: Warner Bros, 1944]. Promotional material for the 1945 film "To Have or Have Not," featuring 12 pages of adveristing and poster material, and fourteen pages of articles about the film and its performers. The screenplay was adapted from Hemingway's "worst book" (in Hawks' estimation) by Jules Furthman and..... Read More about Exhibitor's campaign manual for "To Have and Have Not", starring Humphrey Bogart and...
[Burbank: Warner Bros, 1955]. Guide offering to movie theaters and news outlets posters, articles, and other promotional material for the 1955 Howard Hawks production of Land of the Pharaohs, starring Joan Collins and Jack Hawkins. Faulkner was one of three writers credited for the screenplay. Read More about Exhibitor's campaign manual for Howard Hawks' Land of the Pharaohs
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, . Read More about Sanctuary: Exhibitor's Campaign Manual. Produced by Richard D. Zanuck. Directed by Tony Richardson
[ca. 1936]. Young Henry Fonda. Read More about Publicity Still from “Moon's Our Home,” signed in black, “To Eugene-All good wishes, Henry...
Los Angeles: August 25, 1939. Fonda and The Grapes of Wrath: a Contract with 20th-Century Fox. Under the terms outlined in this contract (e.g., $3,250 per week), Henry Fonda was destined to star in the film which won him an Academy Award nomination for best actor, the film by which..... Read More about Typed Contract Signed between Fonda and Twentieth-Century Fox, a one-year contact to begin with...
Los Angeles: September 2, 1939. Under the terms outlined in this contract (e.g., $3,250 per week), Henry Fonda was destined to star in the film which won him an Academy Award nomination for best actor, the film by which he is possibly best remembered, and a film regarded by many..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed to Twentieth-Century Fox, confirming that their one-year contact begins on...
France: inscriptions dated 1948-1950. The Hands of Gabin, Arletty, Fernandel, et. al. Wonderful collection of inscriptions and signatures of some of France's most celebrated actors and actresses of French stage and screen, all inscribed to the album's owner, "Michel", evidently a budding actor. The collection includes inscriptions/signatures from JEAN GABIN..... Read More about Autograph Album of celebrities of the French stage and screen
New York: The Maccmillan Company, 1931. First edition. Inscribed to Paulette Goddard. Inscribed on the endpaper to the well-known actress and one-time wife of Edgar James, Charlie Chaplin, Burgess Meredith and Erich Maria Remarque: “For Paulette Goddard, with affection and gratitude from Myna & Lewis Browne November 10, 1940.” Myna..... Read More about Since Calvary. An Interpretation of Christian History
London: Methuen & Co, (1946). First Edition. Inscribed on free endpaper: “ Paulette - Miriamne-/with affection and admiration-/indeal (?) (Macfiammoir.) 'Winterset' in Dublin-1947." Read More about All for Hecuba. An Irish Theatrical Autobigraphy
[New York: Ellison B. Greenstone, 145 W. 45th St, 1939]. Keepsake from the first run of the movie. rare in good condition. Read More about Gone with the Wind
London: Heinemann, . First edition. First adapted for the screen in 1955, the film was remade in 1999 starring Ralph Fiennes and Julianne Moore. Read More about The End of the Affair
London: Heinemann, . First English edition. First English edition of The Third Man, with a pictorial dust jacket showing the principles–Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Alida Valli, and Joseph Cotton–from the 1949 Carol Reed film, one of the great noir pictures of all time. The novella was a preparation of the..... Read More about The Third Man and the Fallen Idol
New York: The Epoch Producing Corporation. H.E. Aitken, President, . Read More about Souvenir: The Birth of a Nation. The Most Stupendous and Fascinating Motion Picture Drama Created...
New York: The Viking Press, 1943. First edition. Read More about The North Star. A Motion Picture about Some Russian People. With an Introduction by Louis...
[Los Angeles? n.d., Summer 1970]. Jimi Hendrix and the ‘Higher Self’. Fascinating and visionary artistic statement by director Chuck Wein on the eve of his travel to Maui to film Rainbow Bridge, “a journey into consciousness … a microcosm of what’s happening on the planet right now”. The film is..... Read More about Rainbow Bridge
N. P: 4 March 1976. Hepburn writes to Isabel Leighton Bunker, regretting that she is unable to attend Mrs. Bunker's dinner as she will not be in this country, she continues "What a remarkable achievement. It would seem almost impossible. Thrilling what human determination can accomplish."Isabel Leighton, later Mrs. Arthur..... Read More about Typed letter, signed "Katharine Hepburn," To Mrs. [Isabel Leighton] Bunker
Los Angeles: Bright Dot Publications, . First edition. From Hepburn to her Agent: Tracy's Daughter's Cat Photos. A touching copy, rich with Tracy-Hepburn associations, featuring the photographs of Spencer Tracy's daughter Susie (b. 1934), to illustrate the life of a favorite deaf cat. This copy is inscribed by Hepburn to..... Read More about Pritt, the True Story of a Deaf Cat and Her Family
New York: 1979-1985. Charming and revealing collection of personal and business letters from Hepburn to her literary agent Freya Manston, with whom she had a long and amicable professional relationship. In 1990 Manston notably negotiated the terms of Hepburn’s 1990 autobiography with publisher Alfred A. Knopf. Most of the correspondence..... Read More about Archive of 58 Typed and Autograph Letters Signed ("Kate Hep," "K. Hep," and...
Hollywood, Ca: [ca. 1944-5]. Hilton's novel, SO WELL REMEMBERED, was published in the US in 1945, and attending the release of a highly successful film adaptation, in the UK in 1947, starring John Mills, Trevor Howard and Richard Carlson. This archive for the novel consists of: a) a complete carbon..... Read More about Manuscript archive for his novel, SO WELL REMEMBERED
Bacall and Cukor to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. Read More about Autograph Note, Signed, “For Alfred Eisenstaedt with great admiration & affection Lauren...
Two Hollywood actors of markedly different styles and fortunes: Mickey Rooney (born 1920), youthful box office draw and major star, in 1938 rising to the height of his popularity; and veteran character actor Reginald Gardiner (1903-1980), who appeared most often as an urbane Englishman with a mustache in dozens of..... Read More about Autograph Note, Signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt. “To ‘Al,’ a grand person and a fellow I am...