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The Astoria Studio and its Fabulous Films. A Picture History with 227 Stills and Photographs


Published by New York Dover 1983, 1983
Soft cover
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition, Paperback Original. Oversize. Illustrated throughout. With a foreword by Rochelle Slovin. Near fine copy with some very minor creasing from reading in printed wrappers. A comprehensive history of New YorkÕs most famous film studio, Astoria, including work from the silent era (Zaza starring Gloria Swanson; directed by Allan Dwan, Monsieur Beaucaire starring Rudolph Valentino, ItÕs the Old Army Game with W.C. Fields), the talkies (Cocoanuts with the Marx Brothers in their talking-film debut, My Sin starring Tallulah Bankhead and Frederick March, Crime Without Passion with Claude Rains), and more modern films (The Wiz starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, All That Jazz with Roy Scheider, directed by Bob Fosse, The Verdict starring Paul Newman, directed by Sidney Lumet). Bookseller Inventory # 13644E

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Title: The Astoria Studio and its Fabulous Films. A...

Publisher: New York Dover 1983

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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