Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1976 (c.1974)
Edition: 1st U.S. edition
Seller ID: 13601
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj
[nice tight copy, very light shelfwear, small smudge on half-title page; jacket shows a little wear at edges, minor wrinkling and tiny tears at spine ends]. (B&W photographs) "The first anthology of the best writing of Robert Morley is both a literary and a social event. Morley has always considered himself to be as much writer as actor, and, in addition to his plays, he has long been a contributor to American and British magazines. In 1972 he was voted wittiest writer of the year by Playboy. Ranging from delightful reminiscences of his childhood in England to hilarious accounts of his ... View More...
[nice clean copy, minimal shelfwear; slight browning to jacket spine and right edge of front panel, light soiling to rear panel, very minor wear at extremities]. (B&W photo frontispiece) Drama about a man whose obsession with making his son (never seen on stage) a success drives him to rather extreme measures. The original stage play starred co-author Morley, Peggy Ashcroft (to whom the play is dedicated), and Ian Hunter; only Hunter was tapped for the 1949 film version directed by George Cukor, with the two principal roles being assumed by the more movie-boxoffice-friendly duo of Spencer Tr... View More...