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Celebrated Stories Made Into Movies. A Quick Reader Book


Published by Chicago Royce Publishers 1944, 1944
Soft cover
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. Paperbound. Small format, 3Ó x 4 1/2Ó. Pictorial wrappers and illustrations by Axelrod. Very good plus copy with some minor edge wear and a hint of dust soiling in colorful printed wrappers. An abridged anthology of four stories which were made into films: ÒNothing SacredÓ by James Street, starring Carole Lombard and Frederic March, with a screenplay by Ben Hecht, ÒMadame La GimpÓ by Damon Runyon, which was the basis for Lady for a Day, directed by Frank Capra, starring May Robson and Walter Connolly, ÒThe Devil and Daniel WebsterÓ by Stephen Vincent Benet, which became the motion picture All That Money Can Buy, starring Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, and Simone Simon, and ÒThe FailureÓ by Katharine Haviland-Taylor, which appeared in film under the title A Man to Remember, directed by Garson Kanin, starring Edward Ellis. Bookseller Inventory # 14191E

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Title: Celebrated Stories Made Into Movies. A Quick...

Publisher: Chicago Royce Publishers 1944

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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