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Duel in the Sun

By: Niven Busch

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1946

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bb38

Condition: About Very Good

Duel in the Sun is a 1946 Technicolor epic Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza (half-Native American) girl who goes to live with her white relatives, becoming involved in prejudice and forbidden love. The film stars Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lillian Gish, and Lionel Barrymore Illustrated with film stills. About very good in a chipped dj. Inscribed by Niven Busch. Even toning throughout book; a result of pape... View more info

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Laugh and Live

By: Douglas Fairbanks

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Britton Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: bqee96

Condition: Very Good

Douglas Fairbanks (1883-1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer.] He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films including The Thief of Baghdad, Robin Hood, and The Mark of Zorro but spent the early part of his career making comedies. Fairbanks was a founding member of United Artists. He was also a founding member of The Motion Picture Academy and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony in 1929. With his marriage to Mary Pickford in 1920, the couple became Hollywood royalty and Fairbanks was referred to as "The King of Hollywood". The volume is square... View more info

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The Groucho Letters

By: Groucho MARX [inscribed]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: mu184

Condition: Very Good

A nice tight, bright, clean, and square copy in a dust jacket with some shallow edge tears. Presentable. Laid in, a photograph from 1967 of Groucho, the dedicatee, Al Kilgore, and an unknown man unwrapping a cigar. The letters are to and from comics, corporations, children, presidents, and even his daughter's boyfriend. Groucho swapping photos with T. S. Eliot ("I had no idea you were so handsome!"); advising his son on courting a rich dame ("Don't come out bluntly and say, 'How much dough have you got?' That wouldn't be the Marxian way"); crisply declining membership in a Hol... View more info

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The Stardust Road

By: Hoagy Carmichael

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart and Company: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: zii75

Condition: Very Good

Illustrated with photographs.The dust jacket shows shallow chipping at the extremities, else it's vg. Signed on 1st blank page.Carmichael composed several hundred songs, including fifty that achieved hit record status. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul" , four of the most-recorded American songs of all time. Carmichael's "Ole Buttermilk Sky" was an Academy Award nominee in 1946; "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" won the Academy Award for Best Origin... View more info

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The Understudy

By: Kazan, Elia

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975

Inscription: Inscribed By Elia Kazan

Seller ID: 27jvi

ISBN: 0812817311

Condition: Very Good

Iinscribed prior to publication, in 1974, to Kazan's long time friend and collaborator Budd Schulberg and Shulberg's wife, Geraldine Brooks. View more info

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Things to Come: An Illustrated History of the Science Fiction Film

By: Douglas Menville, R. Reginald [ signed by both]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12gyti

ISBN: 0812962877

Condition: Very Good

Basic reference book for the student of science fiction genre film. Authors provide an index and an extensive bibliography. View more info