Fine condition hardback, unused. Reprint of the original 1933 edition, 510 pages. Contains a thousand potted biographies of actors, directors and other important figures, as well as articles such as "The Art of Make-Up" by Max Factor, "Secrets of Screen Fashion, " by Alice Williamson and "Film Censors" by John Newnham. There is a series of articles entitled "Ways to Film Success" with Ronald Coleman ("I Was Broke"), Barbara Stanwyck ("I Owe It To My Husband"), Harold Huth ("I Was Sight-Seeing"), Richard Arlen ("I Did It By Accident") and others explaining how they got their start in movies. Also interesting is the step-by-step series of articles explaining how films are made and financed. Also included are lists of actors' home addresses, their birthdays and real names, and marriages!
Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Published by THE AMALGAMATED PRESS, LONDON in 1933, 514 pages, 1st edition, hardback (no Dust Jacket), medium size, faded, internally good, hinges cracked internally in several places, pp. 335-338 loose, otherwise sound binding, page edges foxed, boards good but corners bumped, spine edges a little rubbed, gilt titled spine, red cloth, illustrated frontispiece, black & white plates, with photographs, good sound copy overall.
Fair. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Published by THE AMALGAMATED PRESS in 1933, hardback (no Dust Jacket), medium size, stained, hinges cracked internally, page edges foxed, slight foxing, endpapers foxed, some pages foxed, spine sunned, titled spine, titled front cover, with photographs, index.
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