Author:Hampton, Benjamin B


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A History of the Movies

By: Hampton, Benjamin B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Covici, Friede: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20634


Condition: Good+

(blue cloth; no dust jacket) [decent reading/reference copy, front hinge a little weak but still holding (not split), internally quite clean; spine cloth faded and somewhat mottled]. (B&W photographs) One of the earliest historical examinations of the movies as an industry, written by an insider: the author, after stints in advertising, publishing and as a tobacco company executive, entered the film business in 1916 and worked for a number of production/distribution companies, including the General Film Company and Samuel Goldwyn. Although the 1970 Dover reprint (retitled "History of the ... View more info