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The Big Boss (Original program for the 1971 film)

by Lee, Bruce (starring); Wei Lo (director, screenwriter); Maria Yi, James Tien, Han Ying-chieh (starring)

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Published
1971
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Hong Kong: Golden Harvest, 1971. Vintage program for the 1971 film, with a one page English language synopsis of the film, and rest of the text in Chinese. Photo-illustrated throughout in both color and black-and-white. Bruce Lee's first major film role, which instantly rocketed him to stardom throughout Southeast Asia, and one where he was originally to… Read more
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Romeo and Juliet (Original program for the 1916 film starring Theda Bara)

by Edwards, J. Gordon (director); William Shakespeare (play); Adrian Johnson (screenwriter); Theda Bara, Harry Hilliard, Glen White (starring)

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Published
1916
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Fort Lee, NJ: Fox Film, 1916. Vintage bifold program for Los Angeles' Clune's Theatres' two day 1916 engagement of the 1916 silent film starring Theda Bara, now lost, with a striking four color exterior and interior composite of five black and white studio still images. Clune's Theatre opened in 1909 and was located in Los Angeles at… Read more
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In Cold Blood (Original program from the 1967 film)

by Brooks, Richard (director, screenwriter); Truman Capote (novel); Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Gerald S. O'Loughlin (starring)

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Published
1967
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1967. Vintage program for the 1967 film. Richard Brooks' unflinching and unsentimental documentary style made for a visualization that matched the power of Capote's most famous book, and remains one of the great meditations on violence in America. Saddle stitched wrappers. 11 x 8.5 inches. Just about… Read more
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20th Night of Cinema [XXe Nuit du cinema] (Original French program for the 1965 gala)

by Rival, Pierre-Louis and Ned (producers); Elvire Popesco, Hubert de Malet, Robert Manuel (directors); J.-J. Bricaire (administrator); Claude Dauphin (art director); Robert Valentino (music); Jacques Plante (director of production)

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Published
1965
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Paris: Theatre Marigny, 1965. Original French program for the "20th Night of Cinema," here under the original French title. A lavish illustrated magazine, with blue cord marker, featuring full-page advertisements for motor car companies, cosmetics (notably the Coty line of perfume, Imprevu), alcoholic beverages and cigarettes, galleries, televisions, salons, and refrigerators, produced to coincide with the gala held at… Read more
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Guillaume le Confident (Original play program, circa 1951)

by Karsenty, Marcel and Pierre Dux (directors); Gabriel Arout, Jean Locher (playwrights); Claude Genia, Jacqueline Gautheir, Pierre Dux, Robert Murzeau (starring)

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Published
1951
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Paris: W. Fischer, 1951. Original theatre program for the French play, "Guillaume le Confident" circa 1951. The play premiered at the Theatre de Paris, but little is written of the play or its synopsis, and is presumed to have been a comedy about former lovers. Most of the cast and crew were already featured in French films, notably Dux,… Read more
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Boccaccio '70 (Original film program for the 1962 film)

by De Sica, Vittorio, and Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Luchino Visconti (directors); Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Federico Fellini (screenwriters); Marisa Solinas, Germano Gilioli, Anita Ekberg, Peppino De Filippo, Romy Schneide

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Published
1962
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$300.00

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Rome: Cineriz, 1962. Original program for the Italian-French film, undated but issued upon the 1962 premiere. Unfolds to three panels of film synopsis and credits, and full-color film stills of Loren, Ekberg, Schneider and others. A four episode anthology exploring morality and love. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana in a secret marriage (Solinas, Gilioli), a billboard of… Read more
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Divorce Italian Style (Original program for the 1961 film)

by Germie, Pietro (director, screenwriter); Divo Cavicchioli (still photographer); Ennio De Concini, Alfredo Giannetti (screenwriters); Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli, Leopoldo Trieste (starring)

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Published
1961
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Rome: Lux Film, 1961. Original Italian program for the 1961 film, here under the original Italian title, "Divorzio all'italiana". Illustrated throughout with black-and-white still photos from the film, full-color front wrapper fold-out art, and the program details a synopsis and cast and crew credits. Notations throughout in holograph ink, mostly amending certain words of the synopsis. Ferdinando (Mastroianni)… Read more
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Madame du Barry, Adua et ses compagnes, Les Diaboliques, and Others (Collection of 19 original French film programs, 1946-1964)

by Clouzot, Henri-Georges, Jean Delannoy, Christian-Jaque, et al. (directors)

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Published
1964
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$750.00

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Paris: Various, 1964. Collection of 19 original French programs for French, German, Italian, and Spanish films, with a single US film, here under the original French titles, 1946-1964. All feature color wrappers, some illustrated with color stills from the film, and highlights include "Madame du Barry" (1954, Christian-Jaque), "Madame Butterfly" (1954, Carmine Gallone), "Les Diaboliques" (1955, Henri-Georges Clouzot), US… Read more
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Tout l'or du monde (Original French program and invitations for the 1961 film)

by Clair, Rene (director, screenwriter); Jean Marsan, Jacques Remy (screenwriters); Bourvil, Alfred Adam, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich (starring)

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Published
1961
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$250.00

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Nice: Gaumont-Palace, 1961. Vintage French program, and two invitations, for the 1961 film, here under the original French titles. The collection both predates and postdates November 1, 1961, generally considered the original release. A small invitation "for two" doubles as a folding RSVP, for the October 17 showing at the Cyrano theatre in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, a Southwest France… Read more
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The Fenouillard Family [La famille Fenouillard] (Original program for the 1961 film)

by Robert, Yves (director, screenwriter); Christophe (comic strip); Jean Ferry (screenwriter); Sophie Desmarets, Jean Richard, Annie Sinigalia, Marie-Hose Ruiz (starring)

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Published
1961
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Paris: Gaumont, 1961. Original program for the 1961 French film, here under the original French title. Illustrated in red, black, and white, and stills from the film, with laid-in synopsis sheets featuring the "Fenouillard" family and oversize umbrella illustration on the rectos. Based on the 19th century French comic by Marie Louis Georges Colomb (Christophe), one of… Read more
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French Cancan [French-Cancan] (Original program for the 1955 film)

by Renoir, Jean (director, screenwriter); Maria Felix, Francoise Arnoul, Jean Gabin (starring)

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Published
1956
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Paris: Franco London Film S.A., 1956. Original program for the 1956 English language release of the 1955 French-Italian film. Deluxe program in English text, illustrated throughout in black-and-white stills from the film, detailing the film synopsis. Also includes 8 full-color borderless film stills, akin to lobby cards, a brief filmography of director Renoir and transcript of an interview between… Read more
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The Devil and the Ten Commandments [Le diable et les 10 commandements] (Original French program for the 1962 film)

by Duvivier, Julien (director, screenwriter); Michel Audiard, René Barjavel, Maurice Bessy, Pascal Jardin, Henri Jeanson (screenwriters); David Alexander (novel); Vaissier (illustration); Michel Simon, Lucien Baroux, Claude Nollier, Françoise Arnoul (starr

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Published
1962
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Paris: Filmsonor / Mondex / Procinex, 1962. Original French program for the 1962 French-Italian film, here under the original French title, "Le diable et les 10 commandements". Illustrated wrappers featuring esoteric cartoons by Vaissier, with original glassine. Contents of the program include film credits, synopsis, actor biographies, and advertisement campaigns; often these programs are illustrated throughout with still photographs… Read more
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European Nights [Nuits d'Europe] (Original French program for the 1959 film)

by Blasetti, Alessandro (director); Ennio De Concini, Gualtiero Jacopetti (screenwriters); Raffaella Carrà, Henry Morgan, Gustavo Rojo, Carmen Sevilla (starring)

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Published
1959
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Paris: Cinémato, 1959. Original French program for the 1959 Italian-French film, here under the original French title, "Nuits d'Europe". Lavish and compact, the program fits in a shirt pocket and unfolds to reveal four panels of bright primary colors, showcasing various performers seen in the film. An early "mondo" film, in keeping with what would become a… Read more
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Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator [Ljubavni slucaj ili tragedija sluzbenice P.T.T.] (Original program for the 1967 film)

by Makavejev, Dusan (director, screenwriter); Brank Vucicevic (screenwriter); Eva Ras, Slobodan Aligrudic (starring)

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Published
1967
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Belgrade: Avala Film, 1967. Original program for the international release of the 1967 Yugoslav black wave film. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film and reproductions of line illustrations. Wrappers text in French, with French, German, Russian, Spanish, and English text inside. Taking on the trappings of American crime and film noir, about a woman who is murdered… Read more
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The Sorrow and the Pity (Original program for the 1969 film)

by Ophuls, Marcel (director, screenwriter); Andre Harris (screenwriter)

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Published
1972
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New York: Cinema 5, 1972. Original American program for the 1969 French documentary film. A two-part film exploring collaboration and resistance to the Vichy government and Nazi Germany in the French town of Clermont-Ferrand. Nominated for an Academy Awards for Best Documentary. 7.5 x 11 inches, in self wrappers. Printed on newsprint. Near Fine with… Read more
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Gertrud (Original program for the 1964 film)

by Dreyer, Carl Theodore (director, screenwriter); Hjamar Soderberg (play); Nina Pens Rode, Bendt Rothe, Ebbe Rode (starring)

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Published
1965
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Copenhagen: Palladium Films, 1965. Original English language program for the 1964 Danish film. Photo-illustrated with stills from the film. The great Danish director's final film, an adaptation of the 1906 play by Hjalmar Soderberg. 4.75 x 6 inches. Near Fine in in saddle stitched self wrappers. BFI 667. Criterion Collection 127. Rosenbaum 1000.… Read more
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Quiet Days in Clichy (Japanese program for the 1970 film)

by Miller, Henry (novel); Jens Jorgen Thorsen (director)

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Published
1974
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N.p.: N.p., 1974. Japanese program for the 1970 Danish film. Illustrated wrappers with photos from the film throughout, and with essays by director Jens Jorgen Thorsen and Country Joe (of Country Joe and the Fish), as well as a profile of Henry Miller, upon whose book the film is based. Text in Japanese (apart from the film title, which… Read more
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The Great Gatsby (Original Japanese film program for the 1974 film)

by Clayton, Jack (director); JFrancis Ford Coppola (screenwriter); F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel); Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern (starring)

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Published
1974
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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1974. Original Japanese program for the US film "The Great Gatsby". Full color wrappers, with black and white text and black and white and full color photos throughout. Text in Japanese. The 1974 adaptation of Fitzgerald's classic 1925 novel has been praised for its lavish costumes and decadent set design. Coupled with an all… Read more
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Les diaboliques [Diabolique] (Original French program for the 1955 film)

by Clouzot, H. G. (director, screenwriter); Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac (novel); Jerome Geronimi, Rene Masson, Frederic Grendel (screenwriters); Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Paul Meurisse (starring)

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Published
1955
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Paris: Filmsonor, 1955. Original French program for the classic 1955 French film noir. This program produced by the film's distributor, Cinedis. With a stunning illustrated and textured front wrapper, making dazzling use of a two-color process in green-gray. Laid in are credits leaves featuring biographies on Henri-Georges Clouzot, Vera Clouzot, Simone Signoret, and Paul Meurisse. French text. … Read more
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Un fichu metier (Original French film program for the 1938 film)

by Ducis, Pierre-Jean (director); Jacques Bousquet (screenwriter); Pauline Carton, Pierre Larquey (starring)

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Published
1938
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Berlin: Universum Film [UFA] / L'Alliance Cinematographique Europeenne, 1938. Original French program for the French and German film "Un fichu metier". Three-color wrappers, with black and white photos and color text headers throughout. Text in French. A comedy in which a wayward crown prince is causing trouble for his kingdom (Vodenia), so a minister decides to replace… Read more
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