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    Mark Hellinger's Brute Force Script and Photos. A brooding prison film that delivers on what its title promises, Brute Force (1947) expertly captured the cynicism and malaise of post-war America with a level of onscreen violence unusual for the time. Included here are Hellinger's personal copy of the temp script for the movie, dated December 20, 1946, 134 pages, complete; three b&w 8" x 10" photos taken during production, all featuring Hellinger and star Burt Lancaster (one featuring them with director Jules Dassin); and a striking 10.25" x 13.5" photo still of Lancaster in the movie, matted and framed to 17.5" x 15" and inscribed "To Mark -- with all my thanks -- Burt" on the mat. A great selection of items, in overall Very Fine condition. From the Mark Hellinger Archive.

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    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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