Hollywood: The Movie Colony The Movie Makers

Rosten, Leo C.

Published by Harcourt Brace and Company, 1941
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Good with slight fraying of cloth at spine ends and minor small stain to lower edge of text block. Usual age-darkening to paper. No markings. No bookplates. Lacking jacket. No illustrations. Considered one of the classic books on pre-WWII Hollywood covering the social and financial side with an emphasis on statistics regarding employment, salaries, and other interesting tidbits including fan mail stats. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Hollywood: The Movie Colony The Movie Makers
Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company
Publication Date: 1941
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition (stated)

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Book Description Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1941. Capa dura. Book Condition: Muito bom. 1ª. 1941. Harcourt Brace and Company. New York. 1 volume. In-8º 23,5cm. 436 páginas. Capa dura. 1ª edição. Sem sobre capa. Carimbo de posse. Muito bom estado. Bookseller Inventory # 2370

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Book Description Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: g. First edition. Quarto. X, [2], 436pp. Original pictorial dust-jacket over cloth, with white lettering and red borders on front cover and spine. Fascinating study of Hollywood, the first ever undertaken. In this book, for the first time is the real Hollywood, "neither a catalogue of horrors nor a bucket of whitewash", but the facts. Everything that everyone wanted to know about the movies. Some age wear on dust-jacket with head and tail of spine chipped, and some creasing and closed tears at bottom of front cover. The red borders on front board are partly faded. Dust-jacket and binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 25830

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Book Description Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1. Aufl., New York, 1941. X, 436 S., gr. 8°, OLeinen (Einband etw. angestaubt, Ränder bestoßen, Papier etw. gebräunt, innen gut) * Mit ausführlicher handschriftlicher Widmung des Autors "To Dot" auf d. Vorsatz, datiert "Hollywood Nov. 22, 1941" signiert "Leo" *. Bookseller Inventory # 00111442

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Book Description Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., New York, NY, U.S.A., 1941. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. "At last Hollywood is studied, not gossiped about. Here, for the first time, in Leo Rosten's long-awaited book, is the real Hollywood, 'neither a catalogue of horrors nor a bucket of whitewash,' but the facts-everything that everyone has really wanted to know about the movies." This book has 436 pages. This book is an important SIGNED ASSOCIATION copy. The book is signed by Greer Garson, famous Hollywood actress. She was {and is} famous for her roles in Goodbye Mr. Chips, Pride and Prejudice, Mrs. Miniver, and Madame Curie. The book was a gift from Ms. Garson to Maureen O'hara and John Farrow. The inscription reads as follows: "To Maureen & John, two of the nicest in our menagerie herein discussed-with love & Christman greetings, Greer Garson. December 1941. Bookseller Inventory # 003696

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Movies]. Rosten, Leo C.
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Book Description Harcourt, Brace [1941], New York, 1941. First edition. 8vo. A thorough scholarly examination of Tinseltown that was funded by the Carnegie and Rockefeller Foundations. A Hollywood 100 book. Fine in a fine example of the scarce Thomas Hart Benton dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 24494

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GARSON, Greer]. ROSTEN, Leo C. (Inscribed by Greer Garson to assistant head of publicity at MGM).
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Book Description New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company [1941]., 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition (so stated). Thick 8vo. Dust jacket with illustration by Thomas Benton (price clipped; small chips; stains). Very good. Signed and inscribed by actress Greer Garson to assistant head of publicity at MGM, Eddie Lawrence, in black fountain pen ink on the front free endpaper: "To my friend Eddie Lawrence with the hope that he will enjoy this survey of our local scene- Greer Garson - Christmas, 1941.". Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 307483

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