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The Motion Picture Almanac: Pictures and Personalities

The Exhibitors Herald-World (Compiled and Edited by); Martin J. Quigley (Introduction by); Robert E. Sherwood, F. H. Richardson, A. Raymond Gallo, Douglas Hodges, Ina Roberts, T. O. Service (Text by)

Published by The Quigley Publishing Company, Chicago, 1929
Condition: Fair-Good+ Hardcover

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Large quarto. 227, [1]pp. Original half black cloth over photo-illustrated paper covered boards. First published in 1929 by Quigley Publishing, "The Motion Picture Almanac" (it took its current longer name of "International Motion Picture Almanac" in 1936) is an annual reference of the motion picture industry and the people involved in it. This rare very first issue contains over a hundred pages of biographies and reference material. It catalogs films released, highlights events, provides comprehensive listings of industry companies and personnel, reprints company financial statements, and contains evocative advertisements from industry suppliers, vendors, producers, stars and directors. Includes numerous b/w photographic reproductions of some of the most famous Hollywood stars and directors of the period, such as: Colleen Moore, Lois Moran, Harold Lloyd, D. W. Griffith, Billie Dove, Richard Dix, Laura La Plante, George O'Brien, Estelle Taylor, Ken Maynard, Charley Chase, Ernst Lubitsch, Gary Cooper, Jean Darling, Joe Cobb, etc.). Ex-library copy, with reference number at tail of spine and inside of front cover. Head and tail of spine frayed and partly chipped. First 2 leaves disbound but present. Previous owner's name dated January 24, 1931 at upper inner margin of page 7 (not affecting text). Binding in overall fair, interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 38407

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Title: The Motion Picture Almanac: Pictures and ...

Publisher: The Quigley Publishing Company, Chicago

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair-Good+

Edition: First edition.

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