Lionheart in Hollywood: The Autobiography of Henry Wilcoxon [*SIGNED*]

By: Wilcoxon, Henry, with Katherine Orrison

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[minor bump and very slight fraying at bottom front corner, tiny dent in top edge of front cover, no other significant wear; jacket shows slight rubbing and faint soiling, one little closed tear at top of front panel]. (Filmmakers, No. 27) Series (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the ffep by co-author Orrison, who had worked with Wilcoxon on the book and completed it for publication seven years after his death -- although it's not quite a true autobiography, as it focuses quite heavily on the actor's collaboration with producer-director Cecil B. DeMille, which began in 1933 and ended with DeMille's death in 1959. In addition to memorable on-screen portrayals in numerous DeMille films (including CLEOPATRA, THE CRUSADES, SAMSON AND DELILAH and THE TEN COMMANDMENTS), he also served as DeMille's associate producer on several productions. The book draws on the usual kinds of archival sources -- diaries, letters, scrapbooks, etc. -- but also benefits from Wilcoxon's practice of "writing down DeMille's actual words and thoughts" during their collaborations.

Title: Lionheart in Hollywood: The Autobiography of Henry Wilcoxon [*SIGNED*]

Author: Wilcoxon, Henry, with Katherine Orrison

Illustrator: Illustrated by (cover design) Sue Slutzky

Categories: Cinema: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Metuchen NJ/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1991

ISBN Number: 0-8108-2476-0

ISBN Number 13: 9780810824768

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj

Seller ID: 22011

Keywords: Actors Cecil B. DeMille Hollywood Cinema: Biography