Close to fine copy in decorated stapled wrappers. (Trifle staining around staples at spine) An appreciation written by Sherriff, author of the memorable play "Journey's End", in which he pays homage to the two irrepressable characters from the film "What Price Glory", Flagg & Quirt. (Wonderfully played by actors Victor McLaglen & Edmund Lowe) Illustrated. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE COCK-EYED WORLD.
Publisher: FOX FILM CO. LTD. LONDON 1929
Publication Date: 1929
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Grosset and Dunlap, New York, 1929. Handsomely bound in finely woven red cloth stamped brightly in black on the front boards and the spine. Name in ink at the top of the front endpaper; otherwise clean and tight throughout. Apparently unread. With 4 full-page black and white photographs from the movie, including the frontispiece "A Fortunate soldier of Fortune." One of the plates shows a young Humphrey Bogart. In the original colorful pictorial dustjacket featuring a drawing of Victor McLaglen and two lovely women. With light chipping and small pieces missing at the corners of the top of the spine. With a list of 25 Novels from which movies have been made-- Beginning with "Raffles" and ending with "The Phantom of the Opera." A scarce jacketed copy of this Photoplay edition of "Dust and Sun." A Devil with Women is a 1930 film starring Victor McLaglen, Mona Maris, and Humphrey Bogart, and directed by Irving Cummings. Set in a Central American country, adventurer McLaglen and sidekick Bogart find themselves in a fierce competition for a luscious young woman's attentions. Notable for being among Bogart's earliest large film roles. Wikipedia First Edition with "First Printing July, 1929". Seller Inventory # 118