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LeRoy, Mervyn

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1953. hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st. 1953 Hardcover 1st . 300 p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP87440196

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Leroy, Mervyn; Canfield Alyce

Published by Alfred A. Knopf (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition Stated. 300 pages, untrimmed edges, orange cloth boards. Boards are clean, text is unmarked. Dustjacket is bright & clean but stained on spine, few smudges on rear, tiny tears, light scuff. A down-to-earth, factual, insider's book about how Hollywood works, and how you can work in Hollywood. Contents include: What Makes a Good Screen Story?; How To Sell a Story to the Movies; Become a Director; Bea a Star; Production Office and the Big Plan; Dress Designer; Praisery Department; Hard-to-Crack Fields; Television; etc.0. Used. Seller Inventory # 020222

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LeRoy, Mervyn

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. Condition: Good. B0007E3I30 First Edition. Different cover than shown. Heavy shelf wear on dust jacket. Light tanning. Sun fading. Good reading copy. Seller Inventory # BFU-BQEN-F599

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LEROY, Mervyn (As told to Alyce Canfield)

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1953. Cloth. Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. (xiii) 300 pages. INSCRIBED/SIGNED in ink by Mervyn LeRoy on the FFE, "For Michael who will find out that 'It takes more than Talent' Mervyn LeRoy 1966". First Edition. Illustrated dust jacket. Cloth. Octavo. Introduction by Louis B. Mayer. Appendix including data and addresses pertaining to various movie job classifications. A practical analysis of the motion picture industry as it was in the early fifties, written for those who wanted to break into the movie business. Written by one of the most successful Producer/Directors in the business. Mervyn LeRoy worked first for Warner Brothers and then for MGM. His list of films included "Little Caesar", "I Am A Fugitive from a Chain Gang", "Wizard of Oz", "Little Women" and "Quo Vadis". A slightly edgeworn, Very Good Plus copy in an edgeworn, sun-spined Very Good dust jacket, now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS free shipping via USPS media mail to any United States address. Seller Inventory # 1591

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LeRoy, Mervyn

Published by Alfred A. Knopf (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Orange cloth cover shows minor wear and soiling. Former owner's name label on front pastedown, signature on the front free endpaper. Pages are clean, text is intact and unmarred. Seller Inventory # mon0001453220

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LeRoy, Mervyn with Canfield, Alyce

Published by Alfred A. Knopf Publ. New York (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf Publ. New York, 1953. First Edition ~1st Printing Hardcover SIGNED and inscribed by producer/director LeRoy on the free front endpaper, very good in fair dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; chipping/rubbing to jacket edges, one long closed tear to jacket front, some fading to jacket spine else a tight square unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket; stated first edition; photos on request. Seller Inventory # 35949

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LeRoy, Mervyn; Canfield, Alyce; Mayer, Louis B. (introduction)

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. xiii, 300 pages; orange cloth with red and green spine titles and decorations; top edge green; signed by author to front free endpaper ("For Alvin Mervyn LeRoy"); green and orange striped dust jacket, not price-clipped, now in protective plastic; slight rubbing to board extremities; some age-toning, scattered foxing to interior; sunning, age-toning to spine of jacket, withe darkening to upper extremities, slight rubbing to lower; a very good plus copy in a very good jacket; solid, signed example of this handbook on how to get a job in Hollywood during the 1950s. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # X00821

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LeRoy, Mervyn (co-authored by Alyce Canfield; introduction by Louis B. Mayer)

Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1953)

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About this Item: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Inscribed & signed by co-author Alyce Canfield. Octavo. Condition: minor chipping & age-darkening to DJ; front cover very slightly bowed; else very good in good DJ. 300 pages. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 300918

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Mervyn LeRoy

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1953. hardcover.First edition stated decorative orange boards 300 pages, untrimmed edges,Jacket has tear and wear Otherwise covers and inside in VERY GOOD CLEAN TIGHT READING ORDER. Full refund if not satisfied. 24 hour despatch via Insured. If not pictured in this listing, a scan of the actual book is available on request.insider's book about how Hollywood works, and how you can work in Hollywood. Contents include: What Makes a Good Screen Story?; How To Sell a Story to the Movies; Become a Director; Bea a Star; Production Office and the Big Plan; Dress Designer; Praisery Department; Hard-to-Crack Fields; Television; etc. Seller Inventory # nrg2323

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Mervyn Leroy

Published by Knopf (1953)

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About this Item: Knopf, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed. First Edition. Inscribed by the author to the previous owner, Barrett Kiesling, who was a publicity director and producer for MGM in the early days of Hollywood. In great condition for its age, jacket included. Dust jacket is very clean and bright, NO rips or stains! Spine slightly sun-faded. Pages/boards/jacket very clean, binding tight. Seller Inventory # mon0001564077

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Leroy, Mervyn

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About this Item: Knopf. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author to: "Bernice who is a pal of my favorite cousin." Some residue of tape marks on inside of dj and small part of ffep. Text clean, Binding firm. DJ shows normal shelfwear with no major rips, chips or t ears. Seller Inventory # 003001

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Leroy, Mervyn SIGNED by Author

Published by ALFRED A KNOPF, NEW YORK (1953)

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About this Item: ALFRED A KNOPF, NEW YORK, 1953. HARD BACK ORANGE. Condition: GOOD. JACKET: WORN DJ. FIRST ED. SIGNED by Author DATE PUBLISHED: 1953 EDITION: FIRST ED 300. Seller Inventory # 067588

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Mervyn LeRoy

Published by knopf (1953)

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About this Item: knopf, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Signed by M. LeRoy. Seller Inventory # 99295444

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It Takes More Than Talent -- SIGNED: Leroy, Mervyn (as

Leroy, Mervyn (as told to Alyce Canfield)

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1953)

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. SIGNED First Printing of FIRST EDITION. The book is in nice shape with clean covers, no rubbing, tight binding, other than author inscription and signature no owner marks or writing on pages, no foxing. The dust jacket has minor edge wear, small tears at spine ends. The book has 300 pages. This book is inscribed and signed by Mervyn Leroy to Eric Johnston. Johnston was the first president (and remained president for decades) of the Motion Picture Association of America. Also, Johnston was appointed by Truman as the head of the Economic Stabilization Agency. He was also head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, served on several commissions under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was a special presidential representative under Eisenhower, met with Stalin and Khrushchev. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001688

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