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Programme Hearst Metrotone News Naked Man vs Beasts "Karamazov"

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Fine Arts Theatre: 0

Seller ID: 018160


Original white wrapper with black lettering. 5 1/4 X 7 3/4 inches. Single sheet folded to make 4 pages. The cover tells of a review from the The Boston Breeze regarding the Fine Arts Theatre. Inside tells of the film "Karamazov" a Russian love story. The last page shows a map of the seats of the theatre. Copy has been folded. Copy is clean. View more info

Fiction Parade. August, 1935. Volume I. Number 4

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Fiction Parade, Inc: 1935

Seller ID: 018264


Original illustrated wrapper with white lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. Pages 387-512. Contents in this issue, "Otto Temke's Good Lick" by Arnold Zweig, "Slow Train Through Carolina" by Richard Sherman, "Whenever Spring" by Ursula Parrott, "I Am rich" by C. W. Whittemore, "Li Tsang's First Party" by Carl Glick, "Everything In The Window" by I.A.R. Wylie, "The Linen Suit Problem" by John C. Emery, "Ac... View more info

Program And Playbill of "Ken-Geki" (The Drama Unusual)

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Walla Walla, Wa, Keylor Grand Theatre: 1928

Seller ID: 018287


Original brown wrapper with gilt lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 19 pages. From the first page, "L. E. Behymer has the distinguished honor of presenting by arrangement with The Japanese-American Dram Society The First and Only Appearance in America of The Imperial Theatre Troupe of Tokio, Japan on their first international tour in "Ken-Geki" (The Drama Unusual). The foremost artists of Japan in the finest interpretation of Japanese Drama ever given... View more info

Original Publicity Photograph, "Olga (O.L.) Knipper-Chekhova

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. Gubtschewsky: 0

Seller ID: 018325


Circa 1904. Original black and white publicity photograph. 3 1/4 X 5 1/4 inches. Olga (O.L.) Knipper-Chekhova (1868-1959) was a Russian Empire and Soviet stage actress. In 1901 she married Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) who was a Russian dramatist and short story writer. In 1904 Olga played the part of Madame Raneuskaya in Chechov's "The Cherry Orchard". She would continue to play this part throughout her long career. In this publicity photograph, which has captions p... View more info

Original Autographed Letter Signed, "Edward Blanchard"

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 018421


Original autographed letter signed by Edward Blanchard. Circa 1860. 4 1/2 X 7 1/4. 2 pages. Blanchard (1820-1889() was a miscellaneous English writer, best known for his theater pantomimes. In this somewhat passionate letter to an unknown correspondent, he attempts to keep a relationship alive. Letter has a small hand stamp in the upper corner that reads, "Paris". Letter has been folded. Letter is clean. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - "Clayton" (Estelle Clayton)

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019182


Original stereocard on yellow board. No date, circa late 1800s to early 1900s. Board measures 6 7/8" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 5 1/4" x 2 3/4." "New H Series." on left side of board. "Portraits of Celebrities" on right side of board. Photograph show a portrait Estelle Clayton in side profile with the left side of her face showing. She wears a bonnet, dress, earrings, and pearl necklace. "Clayton" listed on bottom of righ... View more info

Paul Gregory Presents Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny Courtmartial"; Directed by Dick Powell

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Popular Programs: 0

Seller ID: 019356


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper. Front cover features a blue and yellow scene of a Navy vessel at sea and three decorative, circular cutouts that frame photographic portraits of actors Henry Fonda, John Hodiak, and Lloyd Nolan. No date, circa 1954. 9" x 12." Sixteen pages, complete. Black and white reprinted photographs, complete. Pages are undamaged and unmarked. A very clean copy. This program was made for Wouk's play, The Caine Mutiny Court-M... View more info

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Original Movie Poster. Up Jumped the Devil.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1941

Seller ID: 019780


Original movie poster on white board with red and blue coloring. 14" x 18." Poster is clean and intact. Text on the poster reads: "'Here's Jivers, Jivvers and Bellylaughs'; Up Jumped the Devil; with Mantan Moreland and Shelton Brooks; Produced by Jed Buell; A Dixie National Production; Nationally Released by Consolidated National Film Exchanges; with an All Colored Star Cast." Up Jumped the Devil (1941) is an African American film that features an all... View more info

The Wine of Words

By: "Magpie"

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Wetzel Publishing Co. Inc. 1930. Los Angeles.: 1930

Seller ID: 1946


Suede covered paper boards with gilt decoration and lettering front cover. Frontispiece. Full page inscription by the author. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Part of side edges missing pages 141-144. Gilt edge page tops. Damp stain bottom edge pages 205-275. A compilation of radio broadcasts; a collection of stories written for those denied the freedom of physical activity (mental travel). View more info

Judith of Bethulia, A Tragedy.

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13262


98 pages; publisher's binding in green cloth, gilt lettering, color portrait pasted on the front cover. Thomas Aldrich (1836-1907) was an American poet, travel writer and editor. This is a play produced in 1904. Very good clean copy. View more info

Practical Research Work In Photoplay Writing. One Of A Series Of Lectures Especially Prepared For Student-Members Of The Palmer Plan

By: Alvord, Adeline M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, Palmer Photoplay Corp.: 1920

Seller ID: 018550


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. 12 pages. Adeline Alvord was an advanced student of drama. In 1913 she moved to Portland Oregon and started a studio of dramatics art. She was considered to be one of the most successful Shakespearean coaches in the West. When the war began, she moved to Los Angeles to work for Metro Studios where she eventually was given full charge of the Research Department. This copy is clean and comp... View more info

A Few Memories.

By: Anderson, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.: 1896

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 5610


Light green cloth with gilt stamping, gilt top edge. Bookplate. First British edition of memories of a famous actress. View more info

The Hackett Theatre: Program for Rose Stall in The Chorus Lady

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, 1906

Seller ID: 7063


Attractive color covers. Contains articles (What Will Women Wear.What Will Men Wear, etc.) advertising and information about the play. View more info

"Tom Thumb Wedding Group".Original Photograph

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Seller ID: 7700


Original carte de visite photograph. 3 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. No photographer, place or date. Tom Thumb (real name Charles Sherwood Stratton) was an American drarf exhibited by the promoter P.T. Barnum. In 1863 he married Lavinia Warren (real name Mercy Lavinia Bump). The photograph, which dates from the time of the marriage, shows Mr. and Mrs. Thumb with the best man and bride's maid, standing facing the camera and wearing formal clothes. View more info

The William Winter Testimonial . Century Theatre Tuesday Afternoon, March Fourteenth 1916

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (New York), (Moffat, Yard & Co.).: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8779


Original wrappers, bound in very attractive three quarter purple leather with purple cloth boards. (One of a few copies bound this way, according to Winter's great greadson, Robert Young, Jr.). The testimonal was given for Winter in honor of his 80th birthday. The printed program consists of a portrait of Winter, the performers and performances, a letter of tribute and many pages of fascimilies of signatures (actors, actresses, theatrical producers, managers, authors, et... View more info

The Players.

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, N.Y., The Players: 1928

Seller ID: 8805


Solid copy in light gray boards. Bent corners with some fraying, two inch crack in paper wrapped board along front cover spine on the outside, water stain traces on front cover of volume. Internaly fine with no marks. Contains House Rules, Report of Board of Directors, Listing of Members (Resident & Deceased). 264 pages. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Municipal Theater, One Of the Handsomest Play Houses In the World, Sao Paulo, Brazil, So. Am."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9299


# 21848 (309). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city of Sao Paulo, its modern features, and grand structures ca.1915. It rests on the 2,500 foot plateau 28 miles from its port Santos allowing the city get away from the oppressive heat and humidity of the coast. Stunning brick structure known as the Municipal Theater is shown in the center of the photo with planted grounds and a wide boulevard below and in front of it. Q... View more info

Original Photograph and Small Handbill. "J.H. Blackford and J.J. Blackford"

By: Anonymous

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 10378


Original photograph (4 x 5 1/2 inch mounted) and small handbill, circa 1895, for J. H. Blackford and J.J. Blackford expertly framed under glass (11 x 16 inch). Upper body photo of John H. Blackford (b. 1857-d.1903) with playbill above the photo. Playbill - "Blackford Bros. In their Comedy Musical Sketch, "The Coon From Arkansaw." Two photo inserts of J.H. and J.J. Blackford. "J.H. Blackford. The Only Plantation Negro Comedian. His Quaint humor and comedy ... View more info

The Beginnings of Drama in Sacramento, 1849 and 1949. Compiled and Written By Students of C. K. McClatchy Senior High School

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, California, The Nugget Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12256


xi, 25 pages; illustrations; bibliography; white cloth binding with gilt lettering on the cover. Composition and printing by students of printing at the C.K. McClatchy Senior High School. The chapters are - Early Beginnings, The Eagle Therter-1849, The Interim, The Eagle Theater Center, with a bibliography. Fine clean copy. View more info

Program - David Warfield in the Music Master.

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, Clunie Theatre: 1910

Seller ID: 12386


Broadside (5 1/2 x 11 3/4 inch) printed on one side. David Warfield (1866-1951) was an American character actor from San Francisco. The broadside is for 'The Music Master: A Comedy Drama in three Acts' which gave Warfield fame when he played the role of Herr Anton von Barwig in the successful Broadway production. Some folds and small tears along the edge of the broadside. View more info