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Take the A Train (ISBN: 0525213600 / 0-525-21360-0)


Published by New York Dutton 1978, 1978
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 Michael Blankfort to Mr. Wilder. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: ÒFor Billy - Not only for the hours of pleasure you gave me over the years, but also for getting on The Train, liking it, and saying so. Gratefully, Mike. July 1978.Ó Fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some fading to the spine and a bit of edge wear, mostly to the top of the rear panel. A novel set in Harlem just after the end of World War II. Michael Blankfort wrote many screenplays, including ÔLydia Bailey,Õ additional dialogue for ÔThe Caine Mutiny,Õ ÔSee How They Run,Õ etc. 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 # 19050E

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Title: Take the A Train (ISBN: 0525213600 / 0-525-...

Publisher: New York Dutton 1978

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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