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Workers Theatre - Vol.I, No.12 (March, 1932)
New York: United Workers Theatres of New York, 1932. First Edition. Scarce publication by the United Workers Theatres of New York, who worked in conjunction with the Workers Laboratory Theatre of the W.I.R. and the Prolet-Buehne, a German agitprop troupe. Contents include advertising for the First National Workers Theatre Conference...
[Item #25179]
Price: $250.00
 
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Don't Drink the Water
New York: Random House, 1967. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 112pp. Book is fine, with red top-stain even and unfaded. Jacket price-clipped, gently sunned on spine and a little toned at edges; "10/67" code present at base of front flap, still VG+. Allen's first book, a dramatic...
[Item #21549]
Price: $350.00
 
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Annual Catalogue. American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Empire Theatre Dramatic School, founded by Franklin H. Sargent [...] Fifity-first year, 1935-1936
[New York: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, 1935]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original tan wrappers printed in brown, yapp edges; 69pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, 7 plates. A hint of oxidization to binding staples, else Fine.
[Item #26781]
Price: $30.00
 
Annual Catalogue. American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Empire Theatre Dramatic School, founded by Franklin H. Sargent [...] Fifity-first year, 1935-1936
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Films for Labor
Washington DC: AFL - Department of Education, 1955. Uncommon trade catalogue, issued annually by the A.F. of L. beginning in 1951 (this is the fourth annual issue), advertising films and filmstrips for use at union meetings and organizing rallies. Subjects range from pedagogical and training shorts, to strike documentaries, to...
[Item #25254]
Price: $125.00
 
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Anarchists in Films
Portland: First International Symposium on Anarchism, 1980. First Edition. Quarto (28cm). Side-stapled mimeographed pamphlet; 15pp; illus. Fine. Issued as a working paper at the First International Symposium on Anarchism at Lewis & Clark College, February, 1980.
[Item #15531]
Price: $25.00
 
Anarchists in Films
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Anathema: A Tragedy in Seven Scenes. Authorized translation by Herman Bernstein
New York: Macmillan, 1910. First Edition. Standard English translation of Andreyev's freethought drama, an updating of the Faust legend in which the Faust role is given to a unprepossessing Russian-Jewish shopkeeper. Interestingly, the play's premier in America was produced in Yiddish, at the Lipzin Theater in The Bowery, the Yiddish...
[Item #23642]
Price: $40.00
 
Anathema: A Tragedy in Seven Scenes. Authorized translation by Herman Bernstein
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Ratfink's Hollywood
New York: Kanrom, 1964. First Edition. Collection of cartoons unflatteringly adorned with the heads of unnamed Hollywood celebrities. Not in OCLC as of January, 2015. The record for another collection published by Kanrom, Doctor Ratfink, M.D., lists a Richard Miller and Viola Ilma as the co-authors. Slim quarto (27cm.); original...
[Item #25136]
Price: $40.00
 
Ratfink's Hollywood
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Mit Flugzeug, Faltboot und Filmkamera in den Eisfjorden Grönlands. Ein Bericht über die Universal Dr. Fanck Grönlandsexpedition
Berlin: Drei Masken Verlag, 1933. First Edition. Account of a filmmaking expedition to Greenland that resulted in the American-German co-production S.O.S. Eisberg (American title: S.O.S. Iceberg), released in 1934 and starring Leni Riefenstahl. With numerous photographic illustrations (cyan-tinted halftones) and a section of line diagrams at rear. Octavo. Gray cloth...
[Item #16511]
Price: $50.00
 
Mit Flugzeug, Faltboot und Filmkamera in den Eisfjorden Grönlands. Ein Bericht über die Universal Dr. Fanck Grönlandsexpedition
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Poster: Tercer Mundo, Tercera Guerra Mundial [Third World, Third World War]
[Havana, Cuba: S.i.], 1970. Film poster for Cuban director Julio GarcĂ­a Espinosa's 90-minute documentary on attrocities and war crimes committed during the Vietnam War. Filmed from the Cuban point of view, the film was a call to resistance by the Third World everywhere against the military-industrial complex of the capitalist...
[Item #26217]
Price: $750.00
 
Poster: Tercer Mundo, Tercera Guerra Mundial [Third World, Third World War]
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Poster: El Tigre Saltó y Mató, Pero Morirá...Morirá [The Tiger Jumped and Killed but It Will Die...It Will Die]
[Havana, Cuba: S.i. 1973]. Film poster for Cuban director Santiago Alvarez's 16-minute documentary film depicting the injustices commited in Chile in the 1970's under the fascist dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. It featured music by Chilean folk singers Violeta Parra and Victor Jara; shortly after the Chilean coup in 1973...
[Item #26219]
Price: $750.00
 
Poster: El Tigre Saltó y Mató, Pero Morirá...Morirá [The Tiger Jumped and Killed but It Will Die...It Will Die]
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Ballet
London: Wingate, [1951]. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in price-clipped dust jacket illustrated by the author, purple topstain; 85pp.; color illustrated title page, 32 plates of photographs printed on rectos and versos, text illus. throughout. Spine and board extremities a bit rubbed with some chipping and a few short...
[Item #22198]
Price: $75.00
 
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From the Earth to the Moon
New Haven: Privately Printed, 1958. First Thus. 12mo (16cm.); original plain and tan double wrappers, French flaps, decorative plate printed on grey stock mounted to upper wrapper; unpaged; illus. Fine. "Printed for the Lunar friends of Richard Gimbel" - colophon. Publication of a letter written by Benet to Richard Halliday...
[Item #26708]
Price: $20.00
 
From the Earth to the Moon
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[Text in Yiddish] Eyn un Tsvantsik Un-Eyer: 22 Ophandlungen Vegn di Umgebrakhte Yidishe Artistn in Ershtn Yor Fun der Natsi-Hershaft in Vilne, 1941-1942 = Twenty One and One (Ein Un Zwanzig un Einer): About Twenty-One Yiddish Actors Murdered by the Nazis in Vilna, 1941-1942
[Nyu York: Vilner farlag], 1962. First Edition. Brief biographies of prominent Lithuanian actors who were killed in the Holocaust. Collection originally "Prepared for the Ghetto Publishing Co. Vilna, 1942," although appears to have not made it into print until 20 years later. Text almost entirely in Yiddish. Includes a preface...
[Item #24170]
Price: $60.00
 
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The Stations of the Cross
[New York: Bread and Puppet Theater]: (N.d. Bread and Puppet Theatre was founded in 1963 by Peter Schumann on New York City's Lower East Side. At first, Schumann and his colleagues built large-scale rod and hand puppets and put on shows for children, with themes running from rent and rats...
[Item #19947]
Price: $400.00
 
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Poems on the Theatre. Translated by John Berger and Anna Bostock
London: Scorpion Press, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; stiff card wrappers; 22pp. Wrappers toned and lightly soiled; text fresh and unmarked; Very Good to Near Fine.
[Item #18795]
Price: $25.00
 
Poems on the Theatre. Translated by John Berger and Anna Bostock
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Schriften zum Theater. 7 vols [complete]
Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1963. First Edition. I: 1918-1933. Augsburger Theaterkritiken, etc. II: 1918-1933. Aus Notizbuchern; Uber Film; Uber Kritik; etc. III: 1933-1947. Uber eine nichtaristotelische Dramatik, etc. IV: 1933-1947. Uber den Beruf des Shauspielers; Der Galilee des Laughton; etc. V: 1937-1951. Der Missingkauf; Gedichte aus dem Messingkauf; etc. VI: 1947-1956. Antigonemodell;...
[Item #10794]
Price: $100.00
 
Schriften zum Theater. 7 vols [complete]
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Broadside: Cellar Players, Hudson Guild Present the Chelsea Review
New York: Cellar Players, n.d., ca. 1920. First Edition. Octavo illustrated broadside (22.5cm.) printed in dark blue on buff card stock. Some light wear from handling, tiny loss to top edge not affecting text, else Very Good. Flyer promoting the Cellar Players, a theater troupe founded by the Hudson Guild...
[Item #27162]
Price: $45.00
 
Broadside: Cellar Players, Hudson Guild Present the Chelsea Review
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Marilyn Chambers: My Story
[New York]: Warner Paperback Library, [1975]. First Edition. 12mo (17.75cm.); original white photographically illustrated card wrappers, all edges stained yellow; 206pp.; 8 leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Spine cracked with one leaf of plates separated but present; some dust-soiling to wrappers; Good or better. Memoirs of...
[Item #27191]
Price: $50.00
 
Marilyn Chambers: My Story
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[Text in Cyrillic] Moe Puteshestvie v Evropy. Perevod s antgliyskogo P. Okhrimenko [Russian translation of My Trip Abroad]
Mosvka: Akts. Izdat. O-vo "Ogonek" 1926 [but 1927]. First Thus. First Russian edition (abridged) of Charlie Chaplin's memoir My Trip Abroad (1922), recounting the Hollywood actor's return to his native England and travels through Europe after 10 years in the United States. Describes the (by then) universally recognized movie star's...
[Item #26039]
Price: $750.00
 
[Text in Cyrillic] Moe Puteshestvie v Evropy. Perevod s antgliyskogo P. Okhrimenko [Russian translation of My Trip Abroad]
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Kid Tinsel
New York: D. Appleton-Century Co. 1941. First Edition. A presentable, Very Good copy of possibly the scarcest of Cohen's many books, a hardboiled novel of the boxing underworld. It is one of Cohen's few ventures outside of Black dialect fiction and to our knowledge his only foray into fistiana. The...
[Item #11308]
Price: $500.00
 
Kid Tinsel
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Meet The People - Souvenir Program From the 1940 Traveling Production by the Hollywood Theatre Alliance
Los Angeles: Hollywood Theatre Alliance, [1940]. Original program for this 1940 stage revue, aimed at extolling the virtues and power of the American "common man" at the end of the Great Depression. Though usually described as a "patriotic" production, the show's book was co-written by a decidedly left-of-center team of...
[Item #15987]
Price: $150.00
 
Meet The People - Souvenir Program From the 1940 Traveling Production by the Hollywood Theatre Alliance
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Hair o' the Chine: A Documentary Film Script [Limited Edition, Signed]
Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark, [1979]. First Edition. Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 36. Large, slim quarto (28.5cm.); original tan marbled gilt-lettered paper over brown cloth in original acetate dust jacket, matching marbled endpapers; frontispiece and full-page illustrations by Robin McDonald printed in brown. Closed tear to...
[Item #21160]
Price: $150.00
 
Hair o' the Chine: A Documentary Film Script [Limited Edition, Signed]
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The Pigeon Shoot: A Screenplay [Limited Edition, Signed]
Santa Barbara: Neville, 1987. First Edition. An original screenplay by Crumley, written at the behest of a group of Mexican investors with the intent of producing it for Don Emilio Fernandez (though it never came to pass). Limited Issue, one of 350 numbered copies signed by the author, this being...
[Item #22904]
Price: $125.00
 
The Pigeon Shoot: A Screenplay [Limited Edition, Signed]
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Drama in Wartime Russia
New York: National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, [1943]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers; 48pp.; 2 leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Light wear, else Very Good or better.
[Item #26835]
Price: $75.00
 
Drama in Wartime Russia
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Arthur Hammerstein Presents "The End of St. Petersburg." The Russian Film Classic Directed by W.J. Pudowkin
New York: (Arthur Hammerstein), (1928). Souvenir program produced for the American premiere of Vsevolod Pudovkin's groundbreaking "Konets Sankt-Peterburga" (The End of St. Petersburg). Strikingly-illustrated cover utilizing photo-montage; illustrated throughout with still images from the film, including a center spread in montage. In this film, commissioned by the Bolshevik Central Committee...
[Item #11918]
Price: $200.00
 
Arthur Hammerstein Presents "The End of St. Petersburg." The Russian Film Classic Directed by W.J. Pudowkin


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