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Sinclair LewisÕ Dodsworth - Dramatized by Sidney Howard. With Comments by Sidney Howard and Sinclair Lewis on the Art of Dramatization


Published by New York Harcourt Brace 1934, 1934
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. Special presentation edition signed by the authors Sinclair Lewis and Sidney Howard. This issue was made in a tiny quantity specifically for members of the original Broadway production with a special printed page which reads ÒTo Jo Mielziner for helping to turn ÔDodsworthÕ from a manuscript into a play with gratitude of [hand signed in ink] Sinclair Lewis and [hand signed in ink] Sidney Howard. New York - September 1934.Ó Illustrated with photographs from the production. Fine bright copy in a fine dust jacket. An important presentation copy to, Jo Mielziner, who designed the sets for the original production. Sidney Howard discusses MielzinerÕs contribution in his essay on adapting the novel into play on pages xvi-xvii. Sidney Howard was a very successful Broadway playwright in the 1930s and wrote the screenplays for Gone With the Wind and both film adaptations of Sinclair LewisÕ Dodsworth and Arrowsmith. Jo Mielziner is arguably the most distinguished set designer in Broadway history creating the staging for such classics as the original productions of A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, South Pacific, Carousel, Mister Roberts, Key Largo, Abe Lincoln In Illinois, Pal Joey, The King and I, Guys and Dolls, etc. An excellent association copy of a highly successful Broadway play. Bookseller Inventory # 12807J

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Title: Sinclair LewisÕ Dodsworth - Dramatized by ...

Publisher: New York Harcourt Brace 1934

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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