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The Big House.

Lait, Jack.

Published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1930
From John Michael Lang Fine Books (Seattle, WA, U.S.A.)

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Octavo. 180pp., plus ads. Red cloth with black lettering. Very mild edge soiling, else a nearly fine and very bright copy. This photoplay edition features seven balck & white photo illustrations after scenes from the MGM movie of this title. A classic of the prison movie genre, the film starred Chester Morris, Wallace Beery, and Robert Montgomery. It was directed by Geortge W. Hill. Beery, as murderous Butch, is unforgettable; his scene in which he refuses to eat the commissary slop remains a classic. Frances Marion won an Oscar for Best Writing, Achievement for this film and the film also took the Oscar for Best Sound, Recording. It was also nominated for Best Picture, and Beery was nominated for Best Actor. See Allen J. Hubin: Crime Fiction. Bookseller Inventory # 4236

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Title: The Big House.

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, New York

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

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John Michael Lang Fine Books is a brick & mortar book shop in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. We are located at: 5416 - 20th Ave. NW Seattle, WA 98107 Our phone number is 206 624 4100. We maintain an inventory of fine books, photographs, art, and ephemera in many fields. Occasional catalogs issued.

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