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Quietude and Quest. Protagonists and Antagonists in the Theatre, On and Off Stage. As Seen Through the Eyes of Leon Askin. By Leon Askin with C. Melvin Davidson (ISBN: 0929497074 / 0-929497-07-4)


Published by Riverside, CA Ariadne Press 1989, 1989
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. From the library of the great film director Billy Wilder, signed and inscribed by the author / actor Leon Askin to Mr. Wilder. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: ÒTo Billy Wilder, with the greatest admiration from your ÔproÕ as you called me, and I am proud of. Leon Askin, December 1989.Ó Illustrated. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Leon Askew appeared in Billy Wilder's film ÔOne, Two, ThreeÕ co-starring with James Cagney, and became popular as General Albert Burkhalter in the television sitcom ÔHogan's HeroesÕ in the late 1960s. He was also well-known as a stage director and actor. Billy WilderÕs legendary status in Hollywood as a director, screenwriter, and producer includes such classic films as Ninotchka, Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Stalag 17, Some Like it Hot, The Seven Year Itch, The Apartment, and The Fortune Cookie. Bookseller Inventory # 19048E

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Title: Quietude and Quest. Protagonists and ...

Publisher: Riverside, CA Ariadne Press 1989

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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