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1930 (Aug): ROMANCE (Empire, Leicester Square) Film Programme
Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone [8pp, 4.75x7.5; cast list, Empire Theatre News, prices of admission, details of the four preceding "shorts", brief articles about ROMANCE (Greta Garbo Triumphs in Most Alluring Role) and THE BIG HOUSE (The Most Powerful Drama Ever Screened), 2 photos of ROMANCE, 2 photos of THE BIG HOUSE with Wallace Beery, Robert Montgomery; separate insert with 5.5x4 portrait of Garbo; most unusual; VG] £4

1933 (Oct): CAVALCADE (Trocadero, New Brighton) Film Programme
Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Herbert Mundin, Una O'Connor, Ursula Jeans, Beryl Mercer, Irene Browne, Merle Tottenham, Frank Lawton, John Warburton, Margaret Lindsay, Billy Bevan, Dick Henderson, Jr., Douglas Scott, Sheila MacGill, Bonita Granville; produced by Winfield Sheehan, directed by Frank Lloyd, screenplay by Reginald Berkeley [12pp, 7.1x9.5; Picture of the Generation, from the play by Noel Coward ... with An All-British Cast; contains cast list, commentary and synopsis, 13 excellent captioned production stills etc.; most unusual; VG] £5

1936: THESE THREE (Leicester Square Theatre) Film Programme
Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins, Margaret Hamilton; dir:William Wyler [4pp, 7.25x9.5; cast list and credits, details of the preceding "shorts" ('Carnival Time', World News Bulletin, and 'Mickey's Grand Opera'; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1939: THE CITADEL (Film Weekly Supplement, March 4th, 1939) Film Weekly Supplement
Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Basil Gill, Dilys Davies, Ralph Richardson, Edward Chapman, Haidee Wright, Francis L Sullivan, Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker, Percy Parson, Emlyn Wiliams, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Nora Swinburne, Mary Clare, Joyce Bland, Athene Seyler, Felix Aylmer, Joss Ambler, dir:King Vidor; with 32 excellent photos in all [16pp, 9x12; plus features on Robert Donat (w.11 photos), Rosalind Russell, the rest of the cast, How They Built The Citadel etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1947: HENRY V (Palace Theatre, London) Film Flyer
An unusual flyer for Laurence Olivier's presentation of HENRY V, a Two Cities Film; containing extensive cast list, including Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Ernest Thesiger, Leslie Banks, Renee Asherson, Esmond Knight, Felix Aylmer, Leo Genn, Robert Helpmann, Jimmy Hanley, Max Adrian, John Laurie, George Robey, George Cole and many others; full technical credits [6pp, 5x8 triple-fold; slightly faded, minor edge damage, else VG] £3

1950 (Mch): ON THE TOWN (Empire, Leicester Square - "Showplace of the Nation") Film Programme
Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Vera-Ellen, Jules Munshin, Betty Garrett [4pp, 5.5x6.5; cast list and credits, details of the preceding Variety programme (w.Monsewer Eddie Gray); 4 photos; VG] £2

1950 (Jul): ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (Empire, Leicester Square - "Showplace of the Nation") Film Programme
Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern [4pp, 5.5x6.5; cast list and credits, details of the preceding Variety programme; 4 photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1951 (Nov): TEXAS CARNIVAL (Empire, Leicester Square - "Showplace of the Nation") Film Programme
Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Ann Miller [4pp, 5.5x6.5; cast list and credits, 2 small photos, details of the preceding Variety programme (w.Georgia Brown); VG] £2

1960s: World Cinema: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Programme 1 - Old Vic Stars I (National Film Theatre)
Extracts from MASKS AND FACES (1917) with Irene Vanbrugh, Glady Cooper, Sir Johnston Forbes Robertson, Nigel Playfair, Lillah McCarthy, Dion Boucicault and many others, DAWN (1927) with Sybil Thorndike, Gordon Craig, Mary Brough and Marie Ault, WALTZES FROM VIENNA (1934) with Fay Compton, Esmond Knight, Jessie Matthews and Frank Vosper, and Q PLANES (1939) with Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson and Valerie Hobson; and ST.MARTIN'S LANE (1938) with Charles Laughton, Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Larry Adler, Tyrone Guthrie, Basil Gill, Helen Haye and Jerry Verno [8pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; note about Lilian Baylis and the Old Vic, extensive programme notes on the films by Basil Wright and others, cast and credits for St.Martin's Lane; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Programme 2 - Laurence Olivier (National Film Theatre)
Extracts from Q PLANES (1938), LADY HAMILTON (1941), 49TH PARALLEL (1942) and HENRY V (1945); and WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939) [6pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; film biography of Olivier, notes on the films, article by Karel Reisz, cast and credits for Wuthering Heights; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Programme 3 - Michael Redgrave (National Film Theatre)
Extracts from THE LADY VANISHES (1938), DEAD OF NIGHT (1945) and THE BROWNING VERSION (1951); and KIPPS (1941) [6pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; note on Michael Redgrave, notes on the films by Michael Redgrave, Gavin Lambert, Manchester Guardian, Dily Powell, William Whitebait, cast and credits for Kipps; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Programme 4 - Old Vic Stars II (National Film Theatre)
Extracts from THE DRUM (1938) with Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson and Sabu, GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) with John Mills, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness, Freda Jackson, Torin Thatcher, Hay Petrie, George Hayes and O.B.Clarence, and THE LAST DAYS OF DOLWYN (1949) with Edith Evans, Emlyn Williams and Richard Burton; and MAJOR BARBARA (1941) with Marie Lohr, Walter Hudd, Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Emlyn Williams, Deborah Kerr, Robert Newton and Sybil Thorndike [8pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; programme notes on the films, cast and credits for Major Barbara, analysis of additional scenes written for the film by G.B.Shaw; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: SONG AND DANCE Programme 2 (National Film Theatre)
Beginnings of the American tradition: Extracts from THE KING OF JAZZ (1930) with Paul Whiteman, PEACOCK ALLEY (1929) with Mae Murray, THE BLUE ANGEL (1929) with Marlene Dietrich; and 42ND STREET (1933) with Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers, Ruby Keeler, Bebe Daniels and George Brent [16pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; article, notes on the films by Karel Reisz, cast and credits for 42nd Street; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: SONG AND DANCE Programme 3 (National Film Theatre)
Experiment: Extracts from DIE DREIGROSCHENOPER (1931) with Lotta Lenja, and LAZYBONES - Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (1933) with Al Jolson; and ONE HOUR WITH YOU (1932) with Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald [8pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; extensive programme notes by Gavin Lambert and Theodore Huff, cast and credits for One Hour With You; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: SONG AND DANCE Programme 4 (National Film Theatre)
Astaire and Rogers (1): Extracts from THAT'S A GOOD GIRL (1933) with Jack Buchanan and Elsie Randolph, SAILING ALONG (1938) with Jessie Matthews, and GOLD DIGGERS OF 1937 (1937) with Dick Powell and Joan Blondel; and THE GAY DIVORCE (1934) with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers [6pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; extensive programme notes, cast and credits for The Gay Divorce; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1960s: World Cinema: SONG AND DANCE Programme 5 (National Film Theatre)
Fred Astaire: Extracts from SECOND CHORUS (1940) with Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard and Burgess Meredith, BLUE SKIES (1946) with Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby, and LET'S DANCE (1950) with Fred Astaire and Betty Hutton; and TOP HAT (1935) with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers [8pp 6.5x8 duplicated sheets in a 7x9.1 folder; note on Fred Astaire, extensive programme notes about the films, cast and credits for Top Hat; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1962: DER ROSENKAVALIER - Richard Strauss (Royal Festival Hall) Film Programme
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Sena Jurinac, Anneliese Rothenberger, Otto Edelman, Erich Kenz, Vienna State Opera Chorus, The Mozarteum Orchestra, The Vienna State Opera Ballet, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Herbert Von Karajan, directed by Professor Rudolf Hartman [8pp, 8.25x11.75; programme notes, synopsis, 10 photos (some in colour); minor marks on cover, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1973: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Melvyn Bragg, Norman Jewison (Universal Pictures) Film Programme
Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen, Bob Bingham, Larry T Marshall, Joshua Mostel, Kurt Yaghjian, Philip Thomas, conducted by Andre Previn; dir:Norman Jewison [4pp, 8.5x11, printed on card; full cast list, credits, eight stills etc.; VG] £3

1979: DON GIOVANNI (Artificial Eye) Film Programme
Ruggero Raimondi, Kiri Te Kanawa, Edda Moser, Teresa Berganza, Jose Van Dam, Kenneth Riegel, Malcolm King, John Macurdy, Paris Opera conducted by Lorin Maazel; directed by Joseph Losey [16pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, credits, synopsis, commentary on the opera, notes on the film, 8 photos, 9 cast biographies and photos; VG] £4

1989 (July): ALEXANDER NEVSKY/1938 (Royal Festival Hall) Film Programme
Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov, Vera Ivashova, Aleksandra Danilova; dir:Sergei M Eisenstein and Dmitri Vasilyev [24pp; European Premiere of Eisenstein's Film Classic with Sergei Prokoviev's full orchestral score played live by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, with Christine Cairns, mezzo-soprano and the Brighton Festival Choir; cast list, credits, introduction to the screening, articles, stills, photos, biographies etc.; VG] £4

1997: HAMLET (Castle Rock Entertainment, Turner Pictures, Fishmonger Films) Film Program
Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Julie Christie, Jack Lemmon, Billy Crystal, Rufus Sewell, Gerard Depardieu, Robin Williams, Charlton Heston, Kate Winslet; directed by Kenneth Branagh, music by Patrick Doyle [4pp, 8.5x11; 10 colour cast photos, 5 colour production stills; American premiere dates, etc.; VG] (£2) SOLD

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