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    The Killers Archive with Scripts, Correspondence, and Original Hemingway Photos with Mark Hellinger. A mounted set of five candid b&w snapshots ranging from 6.5" x 5" to 8" x 10" of Ernest Hemingway with Hellinger at La Floridita in Havana, from Hellinger's visit with Hemingway for pre-production talks on adapting Hemingway's original short story "The Killers"; typed letter, two pages, n.d., to director Robert Siodmak from Hellinger regarding his story idea for The Killers; three clearance agreements each signed "Ernest Hemingway" by his lawyer agreeing to the use of "The Killers" title for Hedda Hopper's radio broadcast with Hellinger, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien, and others, along with two sets of original acetates from the show dated April 19, 1947; Hellinger's rehearsal script for "The Lucky Strike Program" with Jack Benny promoting The Killers (Nov. 10,1946); Hellinger's personal keepsake bound radio script for his appearance on "The Louella Parsons Program" (Sept. 15, 1946) promoting The Killers. A truly amazing archive... Killers fans, have at it! In overall Very Good condition with a little residue on the acetates and yellowing to documents. From the Mark Hellinger Archive.

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