Hollywood, Ca: [ca. 1944-5]. Hilton's novel, SO WELL REMEMBERED, was published in the US in 1945, and attending... Read More about Manuscript archive for his novel, SO WELL REMEMBERED
Atlanta, Georgia: May 12, 1937. To Cukor on “old mimosa groves” — “bees demented in the blossoms” -- and Tallulah. Mitchell thanks Cukor for the gift of Mary Chess perfumes, and especially the “mimosa”:“I had tried someone’s brand of mimosa many years ago, but it was heavy enough to be..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“Peggy Mitchell Marsh”), to George Cukor, thanking him for a gift of...
[New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1973]. First edition. A fascinating book on the quintessential American sex symbol, featuring numerous photographs -- some famous, some not -- and Mailer's often grandiloquent prose. Read More about Marilyn. A Biography
New York: January 5, 1933. Variant of the session portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Superb image of the legendary singer and actress from Tennessee, who built the estate in 1940 which Elvis Presley ultimately acquired and named in her honor..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Grace Moore
[Manuscript reading: New York and Hollywood: Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America Inc, 1937]. Movies and Education–a Mock Up. There are 14 leaves, all but one on one side only consisting of the half-title, title with copyright information on verso, contents leaf, introduction [title only:“The Relation of the Motion..... Read More about A manuscript mock-up for a work entitled “Vision for Education. A Complete Outline of the...
Washingto, D.C: Georgetown University Press, 1948. First edition. A classic qhich tells the whole story of the origin of motion pictures. Read More about Magic Shadows. The Story of the Origin of Motion Pictures
New York: December 9, 1932. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Paul Muni
New York: December 9, 1932. Slightly darker print (from the same negative) than that published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Paul Muni
N.p: N.d. Inscribed "To Grace Goldberg with my best wishes - Paul Muni." Fine early portrait of the youthful Muni. Read More about Photograph, inscribed and signed, half-profiles portrait of Muni in coat and tie
New York: April 3, 1934. Read More about Portrait photograph of Ramón Novarro
New York: Dodd, Mead, . First edition. Read More about Good Morning, Miss Dove
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press Book, . First edition. INSCRIBED, "To John, your pal Jim Piersall"Piersall's heroic struggle with mental illness, adapted for the screen in a memorable movie starring Anthony Perkins. Read More about Fear Strikes Out: The Jimmy Piersall Story
Preminger and Boyer in Montréal. Excellent souvenir of director and cast of a classic film noir, shot in the Saint-Denis neighborhood of Montreal in the fall of 1950. Directed by Otto Preminger, the working title was The Scarlet Pen; featuring Charles Boyer, Linda Darnell, Michael Rennie, Constance Smith, and Françoise..... Read More about Autograph Note, Signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt, Montreal, Oct. 1950. Inscribed by the director,...
West Hollywood, California: Sept 25., 1934. Black Fury is about an immigrant coal miner (Paul Muni) finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners. Muni was nominated for an Oscar. He also played for Michael Curtiz the part of Berger in..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed, to Anna and Leo, about an audition part in "Black Hell" later...
New York: 2 September, 1937. Variant portrait from the that taken at the same session and published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Luise Rainer
New York: 2 September, 1937. Variant of the portrait taken at the same session and published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Luise Rainer
New York: 2 September, 1937. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber, from this print (with pencilled indication for reduction on verso). Superb, large photograph of the actress (b. 1910), who won back-to-back Academy Awards for best actress in 1937 and 1938 (The..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Luise Rainer
Hollywood, Calif: October 27, 1977. Read More about Typed Letter, signed, to a fan of his film, LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR
n.p. . Robinson, W. Heath. Groucho Marx 'Beds'. The three whimsical illustrations were published in a double-page spread in The Passing Show Summer Holiday Annual 1931. Read More about “Beds, by Groucho Marx … Counted more Sheep in one night than anyone else in the world …...
New York: Atheneum, . Book Club edition. INSCRIBED BY DUSTIN HOFFMAN. INSCRIBED by the play's star, Dustin Hoffman, to agent Mark Fleischman, with a reference to Schisgal's play LUV: “I am grateful (truly) / Luv, / Dustin / Thank you, Mark / (9-1-69).Hoffman, after years of struggle, had just burst..... Read More about Jimmy Shine
National Screen Service Corp, 1951. The film is based on Shute's 1948 novel, No Highway. Read More about James Stewart Marlene Dietrich. No Highway in the Sky. … Directed by Henry Koster. …...
National Screen Service Corp, 1959. Striking poster for the 1959 film of On the Beach, Nevil Shute’s 1957 novel of waiting for the end of the world after nuclear holocaust. Read More about Poster] The Biggest Story of Our Time! Stanley Kramer’s production of On the Beach. Gregory...
[New York: Printed by the Prospect Press, for Pathé, 1918]. NOW HEAR THIS! Classic silent serial featuring an evil masked fiend ("The Hooded Terror") who attempts to develop germ warfare, sound familiar. Read More about Publicity packet for PATHÉ serial, with wrapper title: "Pathe presents Pearl White and...
Np: Property of Selmur Productions [Alert 8014 W. 3rd St.], 30 June [to 21 September], 1967. A Work in Progress. “Charly is unable to answer — but it is obvious that somewhere in his simple heart the answer is locked.”A superb association copy of this unspecified, but quite early, draft..... Read More about Charly A Screenplay