Art Acord and the Movies: A Biography and Filmography [*SIGNED*]

By: McKinney, Grange B.

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[both book and jacket show only light handling wear]. (B&W photographs, color reproductions) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Meticulously-researched chronicle of the life and career of Acord (1890-1931), a former rodeo performer who became a Western movie star in the silent era. The book provides "an account of [his] involvement in Westerns from his early days with the Selig Polyscope and Bison studios; to his popular Buck Parvin films with the Flying A Studio in Santa Barbara; to his success at Carl Laemmle's Universal City; to his downfall and brief stay on Poverty Row; and finally to his death in Mexico in relative obscurity at age forty." In addition to numerous black-and-white photographs, there is a nice color section consisting mostly of reproductions of posters and lobby cards of Acord's films. Bibliography; Index. Signed by Author

Title: Art Acord and the Movies: A Biography and Filmography [*SIGNED*]

Author: McKinney, Grange B.

Categories: Cinema: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Raleigh NC, Wyatt Classics, Inc.: (c.2000)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17093

Keywords: Cinema: Biography Western Films Cowboy Actors Silent Films Rodeo Riders Signed Cinema: History