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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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Fine


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, "According To Plan" by Albert Richard Wetjen, "Intimate Public Relations" by Weare Holbrook, "Gypsy Drums" b... 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

Condition: Fine


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". Also with this copy is a 4 page playbill telling about the Keylor Grand Theatre in Walla Walla, Washington. The playbill... View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. Gubtschewsky: 0

Seller ID: 018325

Condition: Fine


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 printed in French below the photograph, identifies Ms. Knipper and references her appearance as Ranevskaya ("Ranievskaia&#... View more info

Original Autographed Letter Signed, "Edward Blanchard"

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018421

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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 right half of photograph. A clean copy. Estelle Clayton (1867-1917) was an American stage actress, singer, dancer, and libretti... 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

Condition: Very Good


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-Martial. The program provides brief biographies of Fonda, Hodiak, Nolan, author Herman Wouk, director Dick Powell, and produc... View more info

Agreneva Slaviansky and Her Royal Russian Choir. Dreamland Auditorium - San Francisco, Wednesday Night, March 20. Auditorium Theatre - Oakland, Monday Night, March 25.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 020019

Condition: Very Good


Beige advertising brochure for performances by Agreneva Slaviansky and her Royal Russian Choir. No date, circa 1929. 6" x 9." Four pages, complete. Two black and white reprinted photographs are included that show Agreneva Slaviansky in an ornate outfit and Slaviansky and her choir, respectively. Pages are very clean and intact. Margarita Agreneva Slaviansky (1880/81-1964) was a Russian vocalist and choral conductor and daughter of Prince Dimitri (or Dmitry) Alexandrovitch Agreneff. Prince Dimitri received the honorary name of "Slaviansky" after he drafted vocalists and v... View more info

Original Cabinet Card Photograph - "Koln: 826. Das Stadttheater."

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dresden, Germany, Rommler and Jonas: 1892

Seller ID: 020362

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original cabinet card on beige board. Black and white photograph. Text is in German. Board measures 4 1/4" x 6 1/2"; photograph measures 3 7/8" x 5 7/8." Cabinet card is very clean and intact with minimal age wear and two pieces of tape on back. A fine copy. This is a beautiful photograph that shows a corner view of a theater on Glockengasse ("Theater in der Glockengasse") in Cologne that was built in 1872. The theater is shown with a brick facade and architectural details in decorative stone relief. This theater was one of several theaters to be built on this s... View more info

William S. Hart, Jr. Typed Retained Copies, Not Signed.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1949

Seller ID: 020399

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Collection of five typed letters printed on beige paper by William S. Hart, Jr. Two of the letters are exact copies. 8 1/2" x 11." Letters are not signed by Hart. Letters are very clean and intact. William S. Hart, Jr. (1922-2004) was the son of Winifred Westover (1899-1978), a Hollywood actress, and William S. Hart (1864-1946), a film and stage actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. William S. Hart, Sr. is best-known for his starring roles in Western silent films of the 1910s and 1920s and was a prominent film actor in his time. William S. Hart, Jr. went on to champion hi... View more info

Original Carbon Typescript of Radio Show: The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour; June 14, 1934

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1934

Seller ID: 020796

Condition: Very Good


Original carbon typescript printed on beige paper. Pages bound by a paper clip. 8 1/2" x 11." Fifty-one pages, complete. Paper has "Peerless Mimeograph" watermark. Pages are very clean and intact except for slight chipping at the lower-right corner of the first page. Typescript for an episode of The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour that aired 8:00-9:00 p.m. on June 14, 1934. The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour (also known as The Rudy Vallee Show, The Fleischmann Yeast Hour, and The Fleischmann Hour) was a musical variety radio show that was broadcast on NBC from 1929-1936. In 1936, it... View more info

Original Carbon Typescript of Radio Show: The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour; May 31, 1934

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1934

Seller ID: 020798

Condition: Very Good


Original carbon typescript printed on beige paper. Pages bound by a paper clip. 8 1/2" x 11." Twenty-eight pages, complete. Paper has "Peerless Mimeograph" watermark. Pages are very clean and intact. Typescript for an episode of The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour that aired 8:00-9:00 p.m. on May 31, 1934. The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour (also known as The Rudy Vallee Show, The Fleischmann Yeast Hour, and The Fleischmann Hour) was a musical variety radio show that was broadcast on NBC from 1929-1936. In 1936, its name changed to The Royal Gelatin Show which aired until 1939. In ... View more info

Original Carbon Typescript of Radio Show: The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour; May 24, 1934

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1934

Seller ID: 020799

Condition: Very Good


Original carbon typescript printed on beige paper. Pages bound by a paper clip. 8 1/2" x 11." Fifty-five pages, complete. Paper has "Peerless Mimeograph" watermark. Pages are very clean and intact. Typescript for an episode of The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour that aired 8:00-9:00 p.m. on May 24, 1934. The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour (also known as The Rudy Vallee Show, The Fleischmann Yeast Hour, and The Fleischmann Hour) was a musical variety radio show that was broadcast on NBC from 1929-1936. In 1936, its name changed to The Royal Gelatin Show which aired until 1939. In it... View more info

Original Carbon Typescript of Radio Show: The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour; January 25, 1934

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1934

Seller ID: 020800

Condition: Very Good


Original carbon typescript printed on beige paper. Pages stapled in the upper-left corner. 8 1/2" x 11." Thirty-nine pages, complete. Paper has "Peerless Mimeograph" watermark. Pages are very clean and intact. Typescript for an episode of The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour that aired 8:00-9:00 p.m. on January 25, 1934. The Fleischmann's Yeast Hour (also known as The Rudy Vallee Show, The Fleischmann Yeast Hour, and The Fleischmann Hour) was a musical variety radio show that was broadcast on NBC from 1929-1936. In 1936, its name changed to The Royal Gelatin Show which aired un... View more info

The Wine of Words

By: "Magpie"

Price: $37.50

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

Seller ID: 1946

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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

Condition: Fine


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 complete. B View more info

Original Photograph Showing Stage Set and Dancers in Costume for the American Ballet Theatre's Bluebeard

By: American Ballet Theatre

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Maurice Seymour: 0

Seller ID: 020043

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original black and white publicity photograph that shows the stage set and dancers in costume for the American Ballet Theatre's production of Bluebeard (1941). No date, circa 1941. 9 1/4" x 7 1/4." Professional imprint of photographer Maurice Seymour in lower-left corner. On the back are two stamps that say, "'Bluebeard'" and "S. Hurok presents the Greatest in Russian Ballet by the Ballet Theatre." Photograph is very clean and intact. A fine copy. Bluebeard, was adapted by Michel Fokine from Jacques Offenbach's opera, Barbe-bleue. The ballet was first performed ... 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

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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

Condition: Collectible-Fine


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