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Original 1926 Season Pass to Universal Pictures for Hollywood Columnist Jimmy Starr


Published by Los Angeles Universal Pictures 1926, 1926
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original 1926 Season Pass to Universal Pictures for Hollywood columnist and screenwriter Jimmy Starr. Blue cardstock, 3 7/8Ó x 2 1/2Ó with rounded corners. Studio passes were given by the motion picture studios to press and industry representatives, allowing the bearer access to the studioÕs lot and sets. It reads in full: ÒSeason Pass, Universal Pictures, Corp., Universal City, Cal., The Strangest City in the World, Where Universal Pictures Are Made, Special Courtesy of Mr. Carl Laemmle, President. Admit Mr. Jimmie [sic] Starr and Party. This Courtesy is Not Transferable, Countersigned.Ó Mr. StarrÕs name is handwritten in ink and is handsigned ÒWL SternÓ with ÒWith CarÓ written in ink at the top of the card and ÒPublicity RecordÓ written in ink at the left side. Ò1926Ó is stamped in red at the center of the pass. Near fine with a trace of use and minor dust soiling, mostly to the verso. Jimmy Starr (1902 - 1990) is best known as a Hollywood columnist, though he was also a writer and actor, known for The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947), A Night for Crime (1943) and Pink Pajamas (1929). Carl Laemmle was one of the founders of Universal Studios. Some of the Universal films from 1926 Mr. Starr may have enjoyed include such popular productions as The Whole TownÕs Talking with a script by Anita Loos, starring Edward Everett Horton, The Show Cowpuncher with Fay Wray, Her Big Night with Laura La Plante, The Marriage Clause with Billie Dove and Warner Oland, and many more. Bookseller Inventory # 20923E

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Title: Original 1926 Season Pass to Universal ...

Publisher: Los Angeles Universal Pictures 1926

Publication Date: 1926

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