Movie poster of the 1961 film I Like Mike, directed by Peter Frye, based on a play by Aharon Meged, starring Chaim Topol and Batya Lancet.
The poster features black and white scenes from the film and illustrations in red and mustard. Designed by Artis.
The poster uses the English title chosen by the producers "Surprise Party," (even though the original Hebrew title was in English).
The plot deals with an ambitious mother who tries to wed her daughter to a rich Jewish-American young man visiting Israel, so that she and her family can move with him back to the US. The film is a satire of the "American Dream" of many Israelis of the time, and the admiration of money and status it represented.
88X113 cm. Very good condition. Folding lines, slight tears to the margins and slight flaws around some of the folding lines on the bottom left corner.
Movie poster for the film Sallah Shabati, starring Haim Topol, Arik Einstein, Geula Noni and Gila Almagor.
The poster, designed by Cyla Menusy, features a black and white photo of Haim Topol in a scene from the film on light brown background, and to its right, the film's title and credits in color.
Sallah Shabati, 1964, was the first Israeli film to be nominated for an Academy Award, and the first Israeli film to win Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globe Award as Best Foreign Film.
The film features several songs, one of them, Li VeLach, is performed by Arik Einstein and Geula Noni._x000B_100x70cm. Very good condition, folding lines.
Original black and white poster for Uri Zohar's 1972 film, Metzitzim (Peeping Toms), starring Arik Einstein, Uri Zohar and Sima Eliyahu. Design: Alona Einstein and Yossi Rok.
50X70 cm. Slight foxing, creases and tear to margins, with slight losses.
English movie poster for "Rockinghorse" (Susetz), Yaky Yosha's 1978 feature film. The poster depicts Shmulik Kraus and Gedalia Besser in a celluloid-like frame with a yellow background and English credits. The film's Hebrew name "סוסעץ", appears on the bottom right of the poster.
The illustrator's name is signed in print - Hayon 78.
"Rocking Horse," is Yaky Yosha's second film, an adaptation of the 1974 novel by Yoram Kaniuk, starring Shmulik Kraus, Gedalia Besser, Arik Lavie and Josie Katz. It was the first film to represent Israel in the Directors’ Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival, and participated in many other international festivals. Arik Einstein sang the title track, written by Yaakov Rotblit and composed by Shmulik Kraus.
63X44 cm. Very good condition. Folding lines and slight creases.
Two Israeli movie posters for Menahem Golan's international production "Diamonds," (1975), starring Richard Roundtree, Barbara Hershey and Robert Shaw, as well as Israeli actors Yossi Graber, Shaike Ophir, Yona Elian, Arye Moskuna and Bomba Tzur.
Included is an English promotional booklet for another Golan international production, "Eagles Attack at Dawn" (1970), that featured Israeli actors including Yehoram Gaon, Yosef Shiloach, Yehuda Barkan, Arik Lavie, Michal Bat-Adam and Gabi Amrani. 8 pages, not stapled, very good condition.
The posters: 100X70 cm, 50X70 cm. Good condition, folding lines, few tears on folding lines, very slight stains. Smaller poster has tears to left margin with no loss.
Movie Poster for Israeli film "Noa At 17," starring Dahlia Shimko, and directed by Itzhak Zepel Yeshurun. The film won the "Kinor David" awards for best film and best screenplay, and was both critically and commercially successful.
50X70 cm. Very good condition. Folding lines.
Two movie posters in Japanese for the third film of the "Eskimo Limon" (Lemon Popsicle) series - Hot Bubble Gum. Unique design for Japanese distributers.
One of the posters features the three protagonists of the series sitting next to a table on the beach, with three girls surrounding them. In the background: advertisements for Coca Cola and hamburgers, a red American convertible and palm trees. The film's name and credits appear on the bottom of the poster in Japanese. Only the name of the film appears in English as well: Hot Bubblegum.
The second poster features the three protagonists lying on the beach licking popsicles, each one of them thinking about a different girl who appears in a heart-shaped balloon above his head. Blue background. The film's name and details appear in Japanese, the English title and its number in the series (Lemon Popsicle III), appear in the top left corner.
Both posters are 73x51 cm. Good condition - folding lines, creases to edges.
Israeli movie poster for a 1954 Egyptian film originally titled "Four Girls and an Officer" ("أربع بنات وضابط"). Anwar Wagdi (أنور وجدى (
wrote, directed and starred in the film. Wagdi was one of the most important and prolific actors and directors of his time and was married three times to Jewish-Egyptian singer and actor Leila Mourad (ليلى مراد).
Wagdi's co-star is Naima Akef (نعيمة عاكف), a belly dancer, circus performer and actress, who later died of cancer at the age of 36. The film also features Lebleba (لبلبة), the child actress.
The colorful, lithographic poster was made especially for the Israeli release, and is completely different form the poster printed for the Egypt release. The poster's designer is signed "T.V.".
81X56 cm. A tear to bottom of the poster with a slight loss to its edges. Another small damage with loss to center of the poster.
Movie Poster in Spanish for Israeli film Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (La Colina 24 No Contesta) from 1955 , one of the first feature films produced in Israel. The film deals with the battles of the 1948 War as well as the battle for East Jerusalem. Directed by Thorold Dikinson, the script was written by Israeli Peter Frye. The cast featured Edward Mulhare and Michael Wager, as well as Israeli actors Haya Harareet, Arik Lavie, Shoshana Damari, Yossi Yadin and others.
The film represented Israel at the Cannes Festival, was commercially successful and gained good reviews. Still, in Israel it was criticized for being English speaking, which was considered insufficiently patriotic.
The upper part of the poster features four male figures, saluting a grave with a flag of Israel, a body of a fighter behind them. The bottom part features a fighter with a rifle, as well as a man and a woman.
The poster's designer is signed Carri. The poster was produced in Argentina in 1955 or 1956.
109X73 cm. Very good condition. Folding lines. The poster is linen-backed for display and preservation.
An amplified acoustic guitar, Ovation 1651, serial number 321044. Made in USA. By its serial number the guitar was made in 1985 or 1986.
The soundboard of the guitar is made of Nutmeg wood, the fretboard is made of Ebony with diamond shaped ivory inlays. The rosette around the opening of the resonance box is embossed with a pattern of leaves in black and ivory colors.
The built in amplification system includes a pre-amp, a stereophonic output, and a volume knob.
The guitar is sold along with its original hard case, which was used by Ariel.
Shalom Hanoch purchased the guitar for Meir Ariel, along with Ariel's wife Tirtsa, when they were in New York in 1986.
Ariel used this guitar for writing some of his most famous songs - included in his albums, from his third album Yerukot from 1988 on, performed with it on his solo concerts well as his band concerts, it is featured in his 1988 film "Meir Ariel's Election Tour", and apparently used it for recording his acoustic album "Rishumei Peham" from 1995.
Three photographs of Meir Ariel with the guitar are included, as is a provenance document, signed by Meir Ariel's widow, confirming the guitar as Ariel's.
Ovation started making guitars in the mid sixties. In the seventies it started making acoustic guitars which were special for having an arched back, made of synthetic material originating in the manufacture of helicopters. The company was also considered a pioneer in including pre amps in its amplification systems, in as soon as 1971. Ovation guitars became very popular in the 1980s, when many well known musicians used them, among them Paul Simon at the Reunion Concert in Central Park, and John Lennon who used this same model - Ovation 1651 Legend, in a few sessions, and is photographed with such a guitar on the cover of his album Acoustic, which was released after his death. Ovation released a limited edition of the guitar with Lennon's name of it, in 2005.
The guitar is in good condition, intact, with no major defects, and playable. Many use marks - scratches, bumps, corrosion to the tuning keys, etc. The case is covered inside with golden brown velvet, with much wear. On the outside - two of its latches are broken, it is worn, scuffed, bumped, with rust to metal parts, a small piece of the outer cover is missing, and with many remnants of stickers.
A large notebook from 1968, the period Meir Ariel spent with his family in the US. The notebook includes notes relating to his daily life, as well as poems he was working on at the time. These include several drafts of "Erol," (spread on seven pages), and "Tikva," later to appear on his debut album " Shirey Chag UMoed VeNofel," as well as five pages with various versions of "Sof Onat HaTapuzim and several unpublished poems.
All through the notebook are small illustrations and scribbles by Ariel.
 pages. 26 cm. Good Condition. Worn.
An undated spiral notebook featuring poems and various entries in Meir Ariel's handwriting. The poems include a long four-page draft of "Agadat Deshe" that differs from the final version, and includes verses not included in the recorded versions. Other early drafts in the notebook include "BaTor LeShikuf Re'ah," from his first album, "Shpritz Charuzim LeLuiz," from his second album, (working title: "Mashehu BeOfen Klali"), a draft of "Shir LeChol HaMishpacha," from his third album. The notebook further includes a poem titled "Al Ta'ase LeChavercha Ma SheKvar Asita Lo," whose opening lines found their way to "Doctor Hitchakmut", and many unpublished poems; sketches written for Yossi Banai, drafts of sketches for Tiki (Dayan?), Talia (Shapira?), Tuvia (Tzafir?) and Yossi; these may be related to the TV satire "Lo HaKol Over," aired in 1972.
The words "Shire Chag UMoed VeNofel" are written on the cover. This was probably a line he came up with at the time, and was later used as the title of his debut album.
Since "Agadat Deshe" was first recorded in 1972, the same year "Lo Hakol Over" was aired, the notebook is probably from that year.
All through the notebook are small illustrations and scribbles by Ariel.
 pages. 19 cm. Good condition.
Segments and full translations of seven Bob Dylan songs.
1. Etze LaOr - (I Shall Be Released), three handwritten pages with different handwritten drafts. Probably never completed.
2. Lamut Ze Lo Hakol - (Death is Not the End), three handwritten pages with various drafts.
3. Ish HaTambourin - (Mr. Tambourine Man), one handwritten page with a primary translation of the song's first verse only.
4. Ze Beseder Ima (Ani Rak Shotet) - (It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding), two handwritten pages with primary partial translation of the song.
5. LeOrech Migdal HaShmira - (All Along the Watchtower), four handwritten pages of different versions of the song. The song was recorded by Asher Bitansky in 1992 with Shlomo Mizrahi on guitar, but this version was never issued on vinyl or CD.
6. Machalat HaGaava - (Disease of Conceit) - six handwritten pages of drafts to the song.
7. HaIsh SheBi - (The Man in Me), three handwritten pages of drafts. Water stains.
Enclosed are typewritten pages of the translations, with ink stamps of Meir Ariel's Estate.
Two Handwritten versions of Meir Ariel's song "Sweet Water" (Mayim Metukim), from his album "Summer Seeds" (Zir'ei Kayitz). The first, titled "Feelers / Unknown Name" is an early draft, vastly different from the final version. The second draft is almost identical to the final text. Both handwritten on "Ariel Publishing" stationery.
Very Good condition. The earlier draft has ink blots.
Fifteen handwritten pages featuring different drafts of Meir Ariel's "Pharoah," including unpublished versions, verses never recorded, and verses written specially for an appearance on Rafi Reshef's TV show, years after the original version was recorded. The lot includes a proof print of the cover art of the song's vinyl 12" single, issued by NMC Music, with the lyrics, and Ariel's corrections. The 12" single version included less verses than the one which appeared on the "Pharoah" EP.
Very good condition.
Four illustrations in pen with text by Meir Ariel.
1. Illustration with text, referring to "Masa HaBchirot" (Election Campaign), a tour and film by Ariel and backing group Charisma in 1987. This is probably a draft for an ad in the papers. Ann illustration of a portrait in a frame, in the style reminiscent of the illustration on the sleeve of Rishumei Pecham. Text: "This wonderful election campaign tour, Meir Ariel and Charisma in an adjournment journey, from one end to the other, Acre, Bnei Tamra, Or Akiva, Ashkelon, Beer Sheva, Mitzpe Ramon, Eilat. We will bomb, rape, coerce, compel, force. This amazing election campaign." On the top of the page - the names of two newspapers - Yediot and Maariv, with daily rates for ads. On verso, three more small illustrations. 32X20 cm.
2. Illustration of a portrait in profile, 1996, with an original "exegesis" for Tu BiShvat by Ariel (for details of the Midrash please see Hebrew description). Stamped twice by Meir Ariel's Estate. 27X19 cm.
3. Illustration of a portrait related to the song Chayat HaBarzel from Rishumei Pecham, with text. (See Hebrew). Stamped by Meir Ariel's Estate. Slight tear on side. 27X19 cm.
4. Page from a big spiral notebook featuring sketches of several figures and a text which is probably a primary version of a song for Shmulik Kraus (See Hebrew). Attached with cellotape to an A4 sheet. 26X18 cm.
Various conditions. General condition: very good.
Three small sketches by Meir Ariel, for the sleeve illustration of his 1988 album Yerukot.
Two of these, on Ditza Café paper napkins, are drawn in a black pen. The third, in color marker pens, is an upgraded version of one of the napkins, featuring Ariel's portrait, lying on his side, leaning his head on his elbow, donning a hat and a straw in his mouth - on an urban background complete with skyscrapers.
Apparently the drafts allude to the text of Neshel HaNachash, featured in the album.
Sizes: 8.5X9 cm, 8.5X9 cm, 10X10 cm. Very good condition. Several creases, folding lines and wear.
Nineteen Photographs of Meir Ariel from different periods of his life. Including photos with Shalom Hanoch, David Brosa, Yehonatan Geffen, Yehuda Eder, Ran Efron, and with his group Charisma._x000B_Other photos feature Ariel in uniform, photos from his childhood and teens, photos with his family, a photo from the session that produced the sleeve photo of his song "Mode Ani," a photo of Ariel and his wife Tirza posing as the couple in Gone With The Wind, two photos of Ariel on the Eucalypt tree in his kibbutz (featured on the sleeve of his debut album, and later cut off), and a rare photo of Ariel in uniform dancing next to Shlomo Carlebach, who is singing and playing his guitar.
Various sizes and conditions. General condition very good.
HaGashash HaHiver - Sefer HaZahav. Book published by HaGashash HaHiver, 1975.
Book featuring all the sketches and songs of the popular trio from their first show up to "Offside Story," including many photos, caricatures, newspaper clippings, etc. The members of the trio signed their names on half title page.
207 pages. 28X22 cm. Very good condition.
Poster advertising HaGashash HaHiver's debut show - Simhat Zkenti, from 1964. The poster is comprised of several photos of the three members in different sketches, as well as their individual portraits with the text: "HaGashash HaHiver Trio present: Simhat Zkenti". Further credits include the producers, HaTeatron HaAmami, A. Deshe (Pashanel), the director, Shaike Ophir and the musical director, Arye Levanon.
The show was supposed to be called "Things are getting Better" and the premiere was to take place on November 1964, at the Double Chin club, but the club eventually opened only on early December 1964 and the premiere was postponed by two days and moved to Bnei Brith hall in Tel Aviv.
The show featured the sketch "Jailhouse 6" and the songs Panas Rechov, Ma Hu Ose La, Uzi Uzi, and Falfilu.
81x57 cm. Small defects. Mounted on rice paper.
1. Cinema Gashash - the group's third program . Director: Nisim Aloni. The first Gashash show directed by Aloni. 70X50 cm. Folding lines, slight tears on margins.
2. Cassius Clay vs. Halfon. . Directed by Yossi Banai. 70X50 cm. Folding lines, slight tears.
3. Offside Story. 1974. Written and directed by Yossi Banai. 69X50 cm. Folding lines.
4. Ovdim Aleinu Avoda Ivrit. 1978. 70X50 cm. Folding lines.
5. Cracker Vs. Cracker. . Written and directed by Yossi Banai. 69X50 cm. Folding lines.
6. Kosot Ruach. 1992. Written and directed by Yossi Banai. 70X50 cm. Folding lines. Wear.
1. The American Princess, Written and directed by Nisim Aloni, with Avner Hizkiyahu. . Costumes and Set: Yosl Bergner. In 1963, Aloni, Yossi Banai and Hizkiyahu established "Teatron HaOnot," staging Aloni's The American Princess, as well as adaptations of plays by Chekhov, Gogol and others, but the theatre closed down after three years. 82X55 cm. Folding lines, slight tears and slight flaws at the corner of the poster.
2. Yossi Banai and Rivka Michaeli - Yaldut Kasha. The Hammam Theatre. 1964. 69X49 cm. Folding lines.
3. An evening featuring two plays with Banai and Gila Almagor: The Bride and the Butterfly Hunter, written and directed by Nisim Aloni. Set: Yosl Bergner; The Dutchman by LeRoi Jones (aka Amiri Baraka), written in 1964, translated by Aloni. . 70X50 cm. Folding lines.
4. Ein Ahavot Smechot, an evening with the songs of Georges Brassens. Arranger and conductor: Stu Hachohen. . 62X46 cm. Folding lines.
5. Shirim Min HaKayitz Shel HaChoref Sheavar - songs from all shows. . 70X49. Folding lines.
A poster for the show "Erev Chad Peami", staged by Moni Moshonov, Shlomo Bar Aba and Gidi Gov for soldiers during the First Lebanon War. Musicians Yoni Rechter and Shlomo Yidov joined the show, which was an instant success throughout Israel, with several of the characters and sketches achieving cult status, such as: Yatzek, Ha'Baba Buba, Shaul, and more.
The poster [February 1983] announces six shows in Tel Aviv within 16 days!
69X49 cm. Slight tears on margins, folding lines.
48@. כרזה למסיבת הפרידה של דן בן אמוץ - דוד טרטקובר / דוד רובינגר, 1989
כרזה שעיצב דוד טרטקובר למסיבת הפרידה שערך דן בן אמוץ לחבריו בחמאם ביפו כשידע שימיו ספורים. בכרזה צילום של בן אמוץ הצעיר שצילם דויד רובינגר שעליו הכיתוב "נסיתי הכל". מתחת לצילום הכיתוב ד ב א, ראשי התיבות של שמו - דן בן אמוץ. לאורך השול הימני כיתוב "טרטקובר עפ"י דב"א / תוצרת הארץ תל אביב / הוצא לאור למסיבת פרידה (חזרה גנראלית) / שבת 080489 / החמאם יפו". הכרזה ממוספרת בפינה הימנית התחתונה - 198.
50X70 ס"מ. קמטים ומעט בלאי.
Poster designed by David Tartakover for the farewell party Dan Ben Amotz held for his friends, when he knew his days were numbered. The poster features a David Rubinger photo of Ben Amotz with the writing "I've tried everything." The initials DBA appear beneath the photo. On the right margin: "Tartakover according to DBA/ Totzeret Haaretz, Tel Aviv / published for the farewell party (dress rehearsal) / Saturday, 080689 / Hamam, Jaffa." The poster is numbered on the right bottom corner - 198.
50X70 cm. Creases, some wear.