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 #
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.
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
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
Book Description Birch Lane Pr, 1992. Condition: Very Good. 1st Printing. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP7740327
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, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2835396232
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