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Lord John Film Festival

Yellin, Herb (editor) Updike, John (Presentation Copy)

ISBN 10: 093571698X / ISBN 13: 9780935716986
Published by Lord John Press, Northridge, California, 2006
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Manchester By The Book (Manchester-By-the-Sea, MA, U.S.A.)

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No markings, tight, clean. Presentation Copy for John Updike. Signed by Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Ramsey Campbell, Charles Champlin, Norman Corwin, Harry Crews, Dennis Etchison, Gerald R. Ford, Delbert Mann, Richard C. Matheson, S.L. Stebel, Bernard Tavernier, Steve Rasnic Tem, Kenneth Turan, John Updike and Herb Yellin. The signers of the book all wrote essays on different aspects of film, there is also an essay by Robert Parker, but I can't find his signature in the book. Introduction by Herb Yellin. The limited edition book is also signed by Janet Leigh, Roman Polanski, Billy Wilder, John Frankenheimer, Richard Rush, Norm Jewison, Fred Zinneman, Horton Foote, Stanley Kramer, Ronald Neame, Jean Moreau, Eva Marie Saint, Jean Simmons, Gena Rowlands, Karl Malden, Rod Steiger, Richard Crenna, Faye Dunaway, Lizabeth Scott, Bruce Beresford, Alex Rocco, Mike Leigh, Jules Dassin, Louise Fletcher, John Milius and Brian Cox. In a slipcase that has a window to show a reproduction of the One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest movie poster. Stated Presentation Copy on limitation page. Purchased from John Updike. Bookseller Inventory # 05422

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Title: Lord John Film Festival

Publisher: Lord John Press, Northridge, California

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover in a Slipcase

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by the Authors

Edition: Limited Edition

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The following writers contributed essays to this book: John Updike, Gerald R. Ford, Ray Bradbury, Norman Corwin, Del Mann, Ken Turan, Harry Crews, Charles Champlin, Steven Rasnic Tem, Richard C. Matheson, S.L. Stebel, Ramsey Campbell, Robert Bloch, Bertrand Tavernier and Dennis Etchison. As this is a limited signed edition of 200 copies the writers and the actors and directors noted here all personally signed each copy of the book. There are full color renderings of film posters and photographs of actors and directors as well as some stills from various movies. The films depicted range from the silent era till present day modern classics.

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This limited signed edition has twin four-page sections front and back with original autographs prominently displayed. In addition to the writers the following actors and directors individually signed these pages: Billy Wilder, Roman Polanski, Faye Dunaway, Jeanne Moreau, Gena Rowlands, Jules Dassin, Brian Cox, Fred Zinnemann, John Frankenheimer, Ronald Neame, Jean Simmons, Richard Crenna, Louise Fletcher, John Milius, Horton Foote, Norman Jewison, Janet Leigh, Karl Malden, Lizabeth Scott, Bruce Beresford, Stanley Kramer, Richard Rush, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger, Mike Leigh and Alex Rocco. The book is bound in quarter leather and silk cloth over boards and is slipcased with a cutout on the front portion of the slipcase which allows viewing of a mini poster of the Godfather on the cover. There is yet another variant of this book, one of twenty-six lettered copies bound in full leather for the aficianado, with a few more signatures. Please make inquiry to the the Amazon sales team if you have any interest

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