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Uncommon Non-Fiction Film Book Images-add your own

Unread post by JFK » Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:57 am

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Hedda's Hubby,"Paul Drake's Dad" (back panel and flap of dj for this book are blank)
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Roach star's seldom seen title
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"History of burlesque theater in the United States, from the mid-nineteenth century to 1931, information on theaters, managers, actors and actresses. With parts about George Jessel, Fannie Brice, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields, Al Jolson, and others. Discussions of the reputations of the actresses and their relations with men. Well illustrated."
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Unread post by Ludi » Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:16 pm

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Unread post by Ludi » Tue Oct 11, 2016 2:29 pm

The above volume is pretty hard to find, but this one is fairly common:

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Unread post by Jim Roots » Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:19 am

I can't make out the last word of the title. "Adventures In" what?

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Unread post by Ludi » Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:43 am

Embroidery. So not actually a "film book" but written by an actor who sometimes worked in film.

http://ernestthesiger.org/Ernest_Thesig ... idery.html" target="_blank
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Unread post by JFK » Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:55 am

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Twelve Men Good and True
Times-Mirror Printing & Binding House c. 1927.
One of (supposedly) 75 copies
Profiles of 12 leading L.A. business leaders and notables:
Including Harold Lloyd and Hal Roach

The Untold Story
Writer/Director's Mom's Duncan Memoir
From the same year as his 1st book
(She gave Isadora the fateful scarf)
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Unread post by Jim Roots » Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:06 pm

Ludi wrote:Embroidery. So not actually a "film book" but written by an actor who sometimes worked in film.

http://ernestthesiger.org/Ernest_Thesig ... idery.html" target="_blank" target="_blank
Good lord. I never would have guessed!

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