Movies For The Millions W/ Signature

An Account Of Motion Pictures, Principally In America

Publisher BATSFORD
Year 1937
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 152
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
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Batsford, 1937. FIRST EDITION, first printing. 8.5” tall. Very good condition; clean and tight. Green cloth black titles on spine, slight lean, top page edge green. Very scarce original dust jacket, not price clipped, with very early Disney illustration and countless movie photographs, complete with chip at top of spine and cover. binding is sound and complete. “Movies for the Millions : An Account Of Motion Pictures, Principally In America.” A detailed and authoritative account of the history and development of the motion picture industry from its earliest beginnings. With 133 glossy plated photos which include “a historic sequence of “stills” from early days to the present, with an entertaining series of star-types, numerous picture-making shots and off-stage studies.”Preface by Charlie Chaplin. The full color frontispiece illustration of Micky Mouse and Donald Duck, also featured on the dust jacket, was specially prepared by Walt Disney Studios for the book..A very scarce early Disney collectible in excellent condition. 120 + 32 (adverts) pages. BONUS: Two collectible trading cards of actresses’ of the era : Legendary Lena Horne; and, Joan Leslie hand signed trading card. Leslie appeared at the age of 11 in Camille with Greta Garbo and went on to a distinguished career in motion pictures.