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Blade Runner (Original photograph from the 1982 film)

by Scott, Ridley (director); David Peoples, Hampton Fancher (screenwriters); Philip K. Dick (novel); Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah (starring)

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Published
1982
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West Hollywood: The Ladd Company, 1982. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1982 film. French "Still Photo" label on verso. Based on the 1968 novel, "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick. Like Stanley Kubrick's "2001" in 1968, and building on the claustrophobic, dystopian vision director Ridley Scott had already developed in "Alien" (1979), "Blade Runner"… Read more
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Je t'aime, je t'aime [I Love You, I Love You] (Collection of four original photographs from the 1968 French film)

by Resnais, Alain (director, screenwriter); Jacques Sternberg (screenwriter); Claude Rich, Olga Georges-Picot (starring)

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Published
1968
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Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: Presse Parc Film, 1968. Collection of four vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1968 French film. With a stamp specific to the French release for the film on the verso, and one with a collector stamp. After being released from the hospital following a suicide attempt, a young man is scouted by a mysterious research group… Read more
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At the Earth's Core (Original photograph and contact sheet photographs of Caroline Munro from the 1976 film)

by Connor, Kevin (director); Edgar Rice Burroughs (novel); Milton Subotsky (screenwriter); Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro, Cy Grant (starring)

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Published
1976
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$475.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1976. Collection of one vintage reference photograph and one contact sheet containing twelve test shots from the 1976 film, all images publicity shots of actress Caroline Munro for the film. Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' 1914 fantasy novel, the first in the Pellucidar series about adventures in the hollow earth. A British… Read more
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The Andromeda Strain (Original screenplay for the 1971 film)

by Crichton, Michael (novel); Nelson Gidding (screenwriter); Robert Wise (director); Arthur Hill (starring)

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Published
1969
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$675.00

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Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1969. Estimating script for the 1971 film. Based on the novel by Michael Crichton, who shot to international stardom on the heels of the film's success. In the unusual "preface" found in this screenplay, Robert Wise describes the "cinescript" as follows: "..an amplified screenplay, which uses the written page in a cinematic… Read more
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Without Warning [Alien Warning] (Original screenplay for the 1980 film, actor Martin Landau's annotated copy)

by Clark, Greydon (director); Lynn Freeman, Daniel Grodnik, Bennet Traymer, Steve Mathis (screenwriter); Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Tarah Nutter, David Caruso (starring)

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Published
1979
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$1,750.00

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Studio City, CA: World Amusement Company, 1979. Revised Draft script for the 1980 film, here under the working title "Alien Warning". Actor Martin Landau's copy, with his holograph ink and pencil annotations throughout. Laid in with the script are a 22 page typed shooting schedule and three copied handwritten call sheets for the eighth, ninth, and eleventh days of… Read more
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Zardoz (Original photograph from the 1974 film)

by Boorman, John (director, screenwriter); Sean Connery, CHarlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman (starring)

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Published
1974
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N.p.: John Boorman Productions, 1974. Vintage borderless double weight photograph from the 1974 film. Rubber stamp crediting Michel Ciment on the verso. After the critical and commercial success of 1972's "Deliverance," director John Boorman was given almost total creative freedom for his next film. He responded by costuming Sean Connery (in only his second post-Bond film)… Read more
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Short Circuit (Two original photographs from the 1986 film)

by Badham, John (director); S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock (screenwriters); Ally Sheedy, Steve Gutenberg (starring)

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Published
1986
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$15.00

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Culver City, CA: TriStar Pictures, 1986. Two vintage black-and-white still photographs from the 1986 film. A prototype of a military robot is struck by lightning and gains sentience. Through a series of comedic events the robot manages to thwart the soldiers looking for him, fake his own death, and live happily ever after with one of… Read more
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The Leech Woman (Vintage photograph from the 1960 film)

by Dein, Edward (director); David Duncan (screenwriter); Coleen Gray, Grant Williams, Phillip Terry, Gloria Talbott (starring)

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Published
1960
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Universal City, CA: Unviersal International Pictures, 1960. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the 1960 film. Mimeo snipe affixed on the verso. Based on a story by Ben Pivar and Francis Rosenwald. A doctor journeys to Africa with his wife, hoping to obtain an anti-aging drug promised him by a native woman. 8 x 10 inches. Very… Read more
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Cyteen (First Edition)

by Cherryh, C.J.

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Published
1988
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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New York: Warner Books, 1988. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "For Ward / Best wishes! / C.J. Cherryh". Received the 1989 Hugo Award for best science fiction novel. Strong Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Upper page edge is very faintly foxed, with a slight… Read more
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The Space Reports (First Edition)

by Tyson, Vivian

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Published
1970
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: The Express Press, 1970. First Edition. First Edition. Scarce. A self-published science fiction novel, about an alien's experiences in early.1970s Manhattan. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket front and rear panels are dampstained, a bit rumpled, and rubbed, with silverfish damage to the lower rear flap fold.
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The Martian Chronicles [Chroniques Martiennes] (Collection of 16 original color French lobby cards from the 1980 French release of the 1980 US television miniseries)

by Bradbury, Ray (novel); Richard Matheson (screenwriter); Rock Hudson, Bernadette Peters, Darren McGavin (starring)

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Published
1980
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Paris: C. Darmon, 1980. Collection of 16 vintage color French lobby cards from the 1980 French theatrical release of the 1980 US television miniseries. First broadcast in three parts on NBC on January 27 through 29, 1980 in the US, released theatrically in France. Based on the 1950 novel by Ray Bradbury. A three-episode miniseries which imagines… Read more
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The Mysterious Island (Two original photographs from the 1929 film)

by Verne, Jules (novel); Hubbard, Lucien (director, screenwriter); Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsdon, Lloyd Hughes (starring)

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Published
1929
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$625.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1929. Two vintage studio still photographs from the 1929 film. Mimeo snipe printed on the verso of each. Loosely based on the 1874 novel by Jules Verne. Count Dakkar (Lionel Barrymore), the benevolent scientist-leader of a volcanic island, is attacked by the evil despot Baron Falon (Montagu Love), leading to a… Read more
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Fahrenheit 451 (Collection of eight original British front-of-house cards from the 1966 film)

by Truffaut, Francois (director, screenwriter); Ray Bradbury (novel); Jean-Louis Richard (screenwriter); Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack (starring)

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Published
1966
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$125.00

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N.p.: Universal International Pictures, 1966. Collection of eight vintage full-color British front-of-house cards from the 1966 film. Each with stamps on the verso reading "Girosign Ltd". and "393". Based on the 1953 novel by Ray Bradbury. Set in and shot on location in England. 8 x 10 inches. Very Good only, with some creasing to… Read more
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The 10th Victim [La Decima Victima] (Four original photographs featuring Ursula Andress from the 1965 film)

by Petri, Elio (director, screenwriter); Robert Sheckley (short story); Tonino Guerra, Giorgio Salvioni, Ennio Flaiano (screenwriters); Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Elsa Martinelli (starring)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Four vintage borderless photographs from the 1965 film. Two studio still photographs of Ursula Andress on (production designer) Piero Poletto's striking minimalist set, and two compilation fashion photographs of Andress in costume, bookending (Costume Designer) Giulio Coltellacci's concept drawings. Two photographs with "La Decima Victima" stamp on verso. An international cult classic based on the… Read more
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Mars Attacks! (Original screenplay for the 1996 film)

by Burton, Tim (director); Jonathan Gems (screenwriter); Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker (starring)

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Published
1996
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1996. Sixth Revised Draft script for the 1996 science fiction film. Based on characters created for the cult trading card series originally released in 1962, and an open homage to campy 1950s science fiction movies. Earth is invaded by powerful, unstoppable Martians with high-tech weapons and a bloody sense of humor. Set… Read more
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Solstice (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Almond, Paul (screenwriter)

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Published
1976
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Montreal, Canada: Quest Film Productions, 1976. Final Draft script for the 1976 film. With a few holograph pencil and ink annotations to the title page. An international hunt begins for a powerful, rare stone amulet activated through Easter Island energy produced by an upcoming solstice. Orange untitled wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style.… Read more
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The Wild, Wild Planet (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Margheriti, Antonio (director); Ivan Reiner, Renato Moretti (screenwriters); Tony Russell, Lisa Gastoni, Massimo Serato (starring)

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Published
1966
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$175.00

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N.p.: Mercury Film International, 1966. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1966 film. "The Wild, Wild Planet," was the first film in Antonio Margheriti's "Gamma One Quadrilogy," followed by "The War of the Planets" (1966), "War Between the Planets" (1966) and "The Snow Devils" (1967) which uniquely established the Italian space and sci-fi genre of the… Read more
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N.p.: [G.P. Putnam's Sons / Viking Press], 2007. Archive containing the author's original corrected printed typescript and corrected galleys for the 2007 novel, both dated February 2006. Annotations in both documents by author William Gibson and a proofreader in various colors of holograph ink (typically Gibson's are in red and proofreaders' are in green). The second novel… Read more
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Oversexed Rugsuckers from Mars [Vac-U-Sapien] (Original screenplay for the 1989 film)

by Girard, Michael Paul (director, screenwriter); Richard Monda, Jean Stewart, Billybob Rhoads, Bill Monsour (starring)

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Published
1989
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N.p.: N.p., 1989. Draft script for the 1989 film, here under its working title "Vac-U-Sapien". With extensive holograph pencil and ink annotations on virtually every page. Bound in after the script are two handwritten pages of notes and four typed pages of effects and sets for the film. Michael Paul Girard's first directorial effort, wherein aliens return to… Read more
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The Ice Pirates [The Seventh World or The Ice Pirates] (Original screenplay for the 1984 film)

by Raffill, Stewart (screenwriter, director); Stanford Sherman (screenwriter); Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts, Anjelica Huston (starring)

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Published
1982
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Los Angeles: JF Productions, 1982. First Draft script for the 1984 film. Water is the most valuable resource in the distant future. In space opera fashioin, two space pirates begin working for a princess in order to help find her father. Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, dated June 11, 1982, noted as FIRST DRAFT… Read more
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