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David O. Selznick's Hollywood

Haver, Ronald

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ISBN 10: 0394425952 / ISBN 13: 9780394425955
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1980
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Folio. ix,425,[1]pp. Red cloth with silver lettering on cover and spine in color illustrated dust jacket resting in publisher's original cardboard shipping box. "As lavish, beautiful, and entertaining as the great movies it celebrates, with well over 1,500 illustrations in both black and white and opulent color, with a fold-out title page, a copper King Kong insert, and rare Technicolor frame enlargements - this is the story of Hollywood, of the people who made the films and of the methods they used, from 1925 to 1965. At the center is David O. Selznick, who made not only Gone With The Wind but an entire galaxy of spectacular and unforgettable films, and who brought a new kind of ingenuity, energy, and intelligence to the promotion and production of movies. His own life so remarkably paralleled the flowering of the American film industry that by tracing Selznick's extraordinary development as a producer, this book projects in rich and immediate detail the four great creative decades of Hollywood." Very minor scuffing on dj, discoloration and some staining on shipping box, otherwise in fine condition. True first edition with the stunning King Kong copper insert. Bookseller Inventory # 28305

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Title: David O. Selznick's Hollywood

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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An extensive examination of Hollywood between 1925 and 1965 traces the enormous influence producer David O. Selznick had on the development of the American movie industry

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