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This Was Hollywood: An Affectionate History of Filmland's Golden Years

By: Day, Beth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24655

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [light shelfwear to book, a bit of age-toning to edges of text block; jacket lightly soiled, a bit faded at spine, 1-inch chip at top of front panel]. (B&W photographs) Popular history of the movies by a popular magazine-feature writer; an early entry in the nostalgia-for-Hollywood's-Golden-Age genre. Although the author claims in her acknowledgments that she couldn't possibly list all of "the many helpful and hospitable Hollywoodians who aided this project," the bulk of her contacts (and thus the majority of her text) seemed to center around M-G-M: the first three pe... View more info