Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System

Altman, Diana

Published by Birch Lane Press, 1992
ISBN 10: 1559721405 / ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used / Hard Cover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

First printing, full number line. Signed and dated by the author on the half-title page: "Warm Wishes! / Diana Altman / 12/11/92." Book is square and unmarked; corners sharp, tail of spine lightly bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $19.95); "Autographed Copy" sticker on front panel. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
3.5 avg rating
(4 ratings)

Synopsis: The author, a film historian, is also the daughter of the late Al Altman, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's New York talent scout. While most histories of the industry concentrate on Hollywood, Altman's tells what was happening in New York, where much of both the business and the creative activity occurred. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

About the Author: An independent film historian and fiction writer with degrees from Connecticut College and Harvard University, Diana Altman is the author of the novel In Theda Bara's Tent. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, ForbesWoman, American Heritage, StoryQuarterly and many other places. She is the daughter of the late Al Altman, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's New York talent scout, who picked Joan Crawford out of the chorus line and discovered Jimmy Stewart, Ava Gardner, John Forsythe, Dean Stockwell, Celeste Holm, and dozens of other unknown actors who became international stars. The author has appeared on radio talk shows as well as on television, including Entertainment Tonight. She is a former President of the Boston chapter of the Women's National Book Association, a member of the Central Park Conservancy, a Trustee of the Sebago Long Lake Music Festival in Maine, a world-traveler, as well as a champion horsewoman. She lives in New York City with her husband.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the ...
Publisher: Birch Lane Press
Publication Date: 1992
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Altman, Diana
Published by Birch Lane Pr (1992)
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Birch Lane Pr, 1992. Condition: Good. 1st Printing. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP15941752

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Altman, Diana
Published by Birch Lane Pr (1992)
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Birch Lane Pr, 1992. Condition: Very Good. 1st Printing. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP7740327

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Diana Altman
Published by Birch Lane Pr
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Hippo Books
(Toledo, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Birch Lane Pr. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2835396232

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Diana Altman
Published by Birch Lane Pr
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Free Shipping Books
(Toledo, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Birch Lane Pr. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2865330948

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Diana Altman
Published by Carol Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Carol Publishing Group. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Seller Inventory # G1559721405I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Diana Altman
Published by Carol Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Free State
(Halethorpe, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Carol Publishing Group. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Cover Missing. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Seller Inventory # G1559721405I3N01

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Diana Altman
Published by Carol Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Green Earth
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Carol Publishing Group. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Seller Inventory # G1559721405I3N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Clean Earth Books
(Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Good. This item shows some wear from consistent use, but remains in good condition and works great. It may be marked, have identifying markings on it, or show other signs of previous use. Seller Inventory # 1QZCS7000NV3

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 1.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Diana Altman
Published by Birch Lane Pr (1992)
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Minden, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Birch Lane Pr, 1992. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1559721405-2-4

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 9.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Altman, Diana
Published by Birch Lane Pr
ISBN 10: 1559721405 ISBN 13: 9781559721400
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Birch Lane Pr. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1559721405 in mylar DJ - some light shelfwear. Seller Inventory # Z1559721405Z3

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 9.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 21 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book