I. - Magazines, Brochures and photographs (All are in a good or better condition, unless otherwise noted): The Charlie Chaplin movies are in chronological order by year of release:1) The Adventurer (1917): a) "Bild und Text" Nr. 1: Charlie Chaplin in Der Unglücksrabe." ND (ca 1925). 4o. pp. Photo-illustrated wrappers. This first issue of "Bild und Text" magazine is entirely dedicated to the first German release of "Der Unglücksrabe" (The Adventurer), a short comedy film made in 1917, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. Minor age-toning. Text in German. 2) A Dog's Life (1918): a) 8 original photographs showing various scenes of the movie. Three measure 7 x 9 1/2", and have the following stamp at verso (Filmsammlung Rainer Wolf). Five measure 8 x 10 1/2", are captioned (UPF Praha - 2x Charlie - Film USA), and were destined to be showcased at movie theatres in Czechoslovakia during a re-release of the movie (early 1970s). 3) The Kid (1921): a) "Das neue Filmprogramm: The Kid (Der Vagabund und das Kind)." ND. . 4to. pp. Photo-illustrated wrappers. Issue dedicated to the 1956 German re-release of "The Kid." Text in German. Folding crease at center.b) "Illustrierte Film-Bühne Nr. 3914: The Kid (Der Vagabund und das Kind)." ND. . 4to. pp. Photo-illustrated wrappers. Issue dedicated to the 1956 German re-release of "The Kid." Text in German. Light folding crease. c) Two 8 1/2 x 10 7/8" b/w photographic reproductions depicting two scenes of the movie. One photograph is mounted on a 9 1/2 x 11 1/2" heavy cardstock, with the following stamp at verso (Elan Film - Bruxelles). The photographs were destined to be showcased at Belgian movie theatres during an early 1970s re-release of "The Kid." 4) The Pilgrim (1923): a) "Illustrierter Film-Kurier. Nr. 1318, 11. Jahrgang 1929: Charles Chaplin in The Pilgrim (Der Pilger)." 4to. pp. Photo-illustrated wrappers. Staples missing (pages are loose). Tiny abrasion at upper front cover. Minor rippling due to damp exposure along upper margin of pages (not affecting text or illustrations). Pages slightly age-toned. Text in German. b) "Hermes-Filmverleih: Charlie Chaplin, Das waren noch Zeiten." ND. (ca 1970). 4to.  folded pages, as issued. Original illustrated wrappers. Commercial brochure issued by German film distributor Hermes-Filmverleih regarding the purchase of posters, leaflets and other materials for the West German re-release of Chaplin's The Pilgrim." Remnant of a sticker at lower margin of front cover. Minor shelf wear. Text in German. c) 2 silver gelatin prints: A 9 1/2 x 7" b/w original photograph of Charles Chaplin dressed as a priest in the movie "The Pilgrim," with the following stamp at verso: Filmsammlung Rainer Wolf. A 9 1/2 x 7 1/2" b/w original photograph depicting another portrait of Chaplin in the same movie. The photograph is captioned at lower margin: Charlie Chaplin in "The Pilgrim." Distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Inc. Stamp of the "Culver Pictures, Inc. New York" at verso.5) The Gold Rush (1925/1942): a) "Film-Bühne. Jahrg. I, Nr. 4: Gold Raush - The Gold Rush." ND (ca 1950). 8vo. pp. Illustrated wrappers by Hoff. This issue is devoted to the West German release of the new version of Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush" (in 1942, Chaplin released a new version of the original silent 1925 film by adding a recorded musical score, a narration which he recorded himself, and tightening the editing). Minor age-toning, and small closed tears along spine. Text in German. 6) The Circus (1928): a) "Film-Magazin. Nummer 5. Berlin, 29. Januar 1928: Folio. pp. Photo-illustrated wrappers. This issue contains a double-spread photo-illustrated article on the German release of "The Circus." The photogravures are reproduced in olive duo-tone. Closed tear along spine. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. b) "Die Filmwoche, Nr. 6. Berlin, den 8. Februar 1928: Charlie Chaplin in "Zirkus." Folio. -166pp. Photo-illustrated w. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Impressive collection of post-WWI and post ...
Publication Date: 1986
Book Condition: g to vg
Edition: First edition.
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