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    Harlem Nights Storyboards Original Art Group of 8 (Paramount Pictures, c. 1989). In a tense sequence, Quick (played by Eddie Murphy) is pursued by angry gangsters who mistake him for the killer of their brother Tommy Smalls. These incredible original storyboards for the crime comedy-drama Harlem Nights, written, produced and directed by Eddie Murphy, are prime examples of storyboard work at its best. Artist David Russell demonstrates incredible savvy in dynamic artwork as well as in the filmmaking processes of set design, composition, storytelling, costume design, camera and dramatization. His work in these storyboards provided both dramatic and economic guidance to the making of Harlem Nights. Truly impressive, these eight large drawings are rendered in graphite and ink and measure 10" x 5.5" on 11" x 8.5" bond paper, eight sheets in total. They show minor handling and edge wear, and contain hand-written dialogue and production notes. The condition of these fantastic storyboards is Very Good. From the David Russell Collection.

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    November, 2020
    14th Saturday
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