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Masks and Faces; or, Before and Behind the Curtain : A Comedy in Two Acts

By: Taylor, Tom, and Charles Reade.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Samuel French:

Seller ID: 9961

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa 1910? 60 pages with [6] pages ads; orange wrapper (4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch). Along with the full script, it includes cast of characters, costumes and stage directions. Some pencil notes on the cast page. Fine clean copy. View more info

Program for Paula Edwardes in 'Princess Beggar'.

By: The Casino [Shurbert Theaters].

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, 1907

Seller ID: 9938

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[36] pages; attractive color cover. Contains the coloums 'What a Woman Will Wear', 'What the Man Will Wear', 'The Hostess', 'Music and Musicians','Beauty Hints', 'For Book Lovers', 'For the Automobilist', 'Art and Artists', along with 'An Original Story. The Triumph' by Nellie L. Howes. In the back is a floor plan of the theater showing the balconey & orchestra seating with exits and stairs. Advertising includes Between the Acts Little Cigars, Murad Cigarettes, the Shube... View more info

Program for Ellen Terry and Company in 'Captain Brassbound's Conversion'.

By: The Empire Theatre.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York., 1907

Seller ID: 9942

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[48] pages; attractive color cover. Contains articles: What a Woman will Wear, What a Man will Wear, For the Automobilist, Music and Musicians, The Hostess, For Book Lovers, Beauty Hints, Art and Artists, For Diversion. Advertising includes: Miller & Company (Bankers), Palmist Fletcher, Schrafft's Candies, Perrin's Gloves, Knabe Piono, Buchan's Toilet Soap, 1907 Cadillac (for $950), Southern Pacific (ships), Singer Sewing Machines, among others. Plan of the theatre with ... View more info

Program for Rose Stahl in The Chorus Lady.

By: The Hacket Theatre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, 1906

Seller ID: 9935

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[20] pages; attractive color covers. Contains colums on style such as 'What the Woman will Wear', 'What the Man will Wear', 'The Hostess', along with ads for cigars, Egyptian cigarettes (in color), Singer Sewing Machines, corsets, cafes (Cafe Martin, Cafe Parisien, Club Cocktails, American Cafe, among others), Imperial Beer, Abbott's Bitters, Brand's A-1 Sauce, C.C. Shayne & Co. furs, Phillips' Cocoa, A Simoson's hair goods, Sa-Yo Mint Jujubes. Floor plan in back showing... View more info

Publicity Photograph.

By: Tracy, Spencer

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 10469

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publicity photograph (7 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch) b/w circa 1940s. Evidence of staple marks on the edges.Image of Mr. Tracy surrounded by seven pretty women in dancing costumes. Spencer Tracy (1900-1967) was a major motion picture actor beginning in the 1930s through 1966. He won best actor Oscars for "Captains Courageous" (1937) and "Boy's Town" (1938). View more info

Farm Folks : A Rural Play in Four Acts

By: Tubbs, Arthur Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Penn Publishing Company: 1915

Seller ID: 14128

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


71 pages; ads in the front and back for other plays; paper wrapper (4 3/4 x 7 1/8 inch) with slight evidence of moisture along the edges, not effecting the text. A love story with interfering parents set in four acts on the farm. Very good clean copy. View more info

Beadle's Dime Dialogues No. 4 : Choice Original Colloquies, Minor Dramas, Farces, Etc., Prepared Expressly for and Adapted to Any Ordinary School Stage or Room

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Beadle and Company: 1867

Seller ID: 016598

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Sting bound, orange paper wrapper, missing in back. 4 x 6 1/2 inches, rubbing, some moisture stains, not affecting text. 96 pages. Collection of scripts for short sketches appropriate for school or home. View more info

The Best Man: A Play about Politics

By: Vidal, Gore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Toronto, Little Brown and Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018742

Condition: Fine


Dust wrapper with one inch stratch bottom spine; front and back panels with some creasing, but with no chips. No remainder marks. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. 168 pages. View more info

Der Zerbrochene Krug

By: von Kleist, Heinrich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsches Berlagshaus Bong & Co.:

Seller ID: 4555

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Illustrated cloth with gilt accent both covers and spine. Illustrations. Patterned front and rear end papers. In German. 175 pages. Illustration pages 17-18 small tear bottom side edge. Pages 123-124 bottom outside corner missing. View more info

Program for Sam Bernard in 'The Rich Mr. Hoggenheimer'

By: Wallack's Theatre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, 1907

Seller ID: 9940

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[32] pages; attrative color cover. Contains articles: Items of Travel, What the Woman Will Wear, What the Man Will Wear, For Book Lovers, For the Automobilist, The Hostess, and Beauty Hints.In the back is a plan of the theatre with seating. Advertising includes Marau Cigarettes, Singer Sewing Machines, Cafe Martin, Lord & Tayor (furs), Perrin's Gloves, Miller & Co. (stocks), Phillips' Cocoa, among others. Fine clean copy. View more info

Sheet Music. "The High and the Mighty"

By: Washington, Ned

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, M. Witmark & Sons: 1954

Seller ID: 11181

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Sheet Music (9 x 12 inch) "The High and the Mighty" (Theme from the Picture 'The High and the Mighty'). Words by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri Tiomkin. 2 pages; cover illustration with photos of the leading stars from the movie - John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Phil Harris, Jan Sterling. Directed by William A. Wellman. Ad for Remich Music Corp. on the back page. Very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Day of the Locust.

The Day of the Locust.

By: West, Nathanael

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Random House: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12023

Condition: Very Good


238 pages; expertly bound in full brown leather with raised bands and gilt lettering on a black field on the spine. This is Nathanael West's most famous novel and considered one of the best books on Hollywood of all time. It is set in Hollywood during the Great Depression, depicting the alienation and desperation of a disparate group of individuals who exist on the fringe of the movie industry. A very good clean copy in leather. View more info

Original Publicity Portrait Photograph

By: Whelan, Arleen

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 11771

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Publicity photograph (5 x 7 inch) with inscription "Best Wishes, Arleen Whelan" in ink. The image is a head portrait with her hands around her throat. Arleen Whelan (1916-1993) was a movie actress who appeared in over twenty films, among them DEAR WIFE (1949), CHARLIE'S AUNT (1941), YOUNG MR. LINCOLN (1939), and KIDNAPPED (1938) playing small parts. She also was on Broadway during the 1940s in THE DOUGHGIRLS & OH BROTHER. She later did bit parts on various televi... View more info

Original Publicity Printed Photo. "Ray Whitley"

By: Whitley, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 017967

Condition: Fine


Circa early 1940's. Original publicity printed photo, tinted. 5 X 7 inches. Whitley (1901-1979) was an American country and western singer, radio and Hollywood movie star. Whitley began his singing career in 1930. In 1937 he worked with Gibson to produce the famous Gibson SJ-200 acoustic guitar, which became an American icon and has been played by hundreds of different guitarists. Whitley made 59 movies, over 20 of them were short western musicals. Whitley also wrote the... View more info

Michael Erle, The Maniac Lover : A Romantic Original Drama, in Two Acts

By: Wilks, Thomas Egerton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, T.S. Denison, Publisher:

Seller ID: 9965

Condition: Collectible-Fine


'Star Series'. 23 pages; gray wrapper (4 1/2 x 7 1/4 inch). Includes the full script, characters, costumes, properties and stage directions. Fine clean copy. View more info

Inscribed Publicity Portrait Photo.

By: William, Warren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1932

Seller ID: 10447

Condition: Collectible-Good


Publicity photo on cardstock (7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch) with printed signature and added inscription "In appreciation to my friend Frank Easterdahl . 10/6/32". Warren William (1896-1948) was a leading man in both theater and film productions. He is most remembered for his role as a debonair thief in the "The Lone Wolf" series of movies from 1939 to 1943. Frank Easterdahl (1887- ) was from Washington County in Oregon. The photo has been cut along two sides for f... View more info

Publicity Photograph "Earle Williams"

By: Williams, Earle

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 11055

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1925. Publicity photo (5 x 7 inch) in b/w with printed signature lower left corner. Earle Williams (1880-1927) was born in Sacramento, Ca. He was Vitagraph Company's leading man in the 1910s and voted the number one star of 1915. His most famous and popular film was THE JUGGERNAUT which involved a real wrecked train. He was very popular through the 1920s playing stalwart military heroes. Died of pneumonia in 1927. View more info

Publicity Photograph Portrait.

By: Wilson, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Universal City, California,

Seller ID: 10486

Condition: Collectible-Good


Publicity photograph (8 x 10 inch) b/w, circa 1940s. Chipping at the bottom margin of photo. Typed caption on back "Don Wilson collects stamps. Here he is at the Philatelic window at Universal City buying a new issue". Photo shows Mr Wilson standing at a 'Philatelic Window' at the post office. Don Wilson (1900-1982) is best known as being the announcer for the Jack Benny Program, both on radio and on TV (1934-1965). View more info

Publicity Photograph "Claire Windsor"

By: Windsor, Claire

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 11019

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa mid 1920s. Publicity photo (5 x 7 inch) b/w with printed signature across the bottom. Head shot looking over her shoulder. Claire Windsor (1892-1972) won a beauty contest in Seattle and moved to Hollywood in 1920 getting bit parts till THE BLOT (1921) and being named a WAMPAS Girl in 1922. She played mainly 'upscale society girl roles', by 1924 she was one of MGM's first major stars during the 1920s. Though passing the test with the studio to make talkies she retir... View more info

Edwin Booth in Twelve Dramatic Characters

By: Winter, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood & Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4482

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


BAL 23011, binding "b" (no priority). Abundant gilt decoration front cover, gilt edge pages. Illustrations. Book measures 11 x 14 1/4. Slight chipping to spine top and bottom. Edwin Booth was born in 1833. His father was an actor and Edwin often accompanied him as attendant and dresser on his dramatic tours. Biographical sketch of the life of Edwin Booth. The biographer also provides sketches of Booth's many performances with full-page illustrations of the actor ... View more info