Lot 186 of 541:
Blue Book of the Screen 1923  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$96
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Title:
The Blue Book of the Screen

Author:
Wing, Ruth, editor

Place:
Hollywood, CA

Publisher:
The Blue Book of the Screen, Inc.

Date:
[1923]

Description:

415 pp. With numerous portrait illustrations from photographs. 27.5x19.7 cm (10¾x7¾"), synthetic boards.

Replete with photographs and articles on actresses and actors of the silent film era, with some directors and producers, from the once famous to the now obscure, including Theda Bara, Lon Chaney, Bessie Love, Harold Lloyd, Pola Negri, Mabel Normand, Adolf Zukor, D.W. Griffith, Gloria Swanson, Blanche Sweet, and many others. Most of the portraits with facsimile inscriptions and signatures of the subjects. There are also articles on cinematographic techniques, and even a section on screen pets, with Brownie the wonder dog and Teddy the Great Dane among them.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some marginal darkening, short tear to lower edge of title page; very good.


 
Item number:
273133
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