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A Short Time for Insanity: An Autobiography [*SIGNED*]

By: Wellman, William A.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: (c.1974)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18074

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


[moderately worn copy, some light soiling and faint foxing to page edges; jacket stained internally along top edge, but this is not visible in any way from the exterior, which shows only a bit of wear at the corners and some scuffing/rubbing to the surface]. (B&W photographs) SIGNED by the author (signature only; no inscription) on the half-title page. "From the perspective of a hospital bed, through a drug-induced haze, Wellman's memory makes connections between events in life that his rational mind would never perceive." Further proof that they didn't call him "Wild Bill" ... View more info

Image for The Man and His Wings: William A. Wellman and the Making of the First Best Picture [*SIGNED*]

The Man and His Wings: William A. Wellman and the Making of the First Best Picture [*SIGNED*]

By: Wellman, William Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westport CT/London, Praeger: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21262

ISBN: 0-275-98541-5

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean book, very slight bump to top corners; jackets shows only a bit of surface handling wear]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. The story of the production of WINGS (1927), told by the director's son as, essentially, a long episode in his father's life story. "Augmented with personal correspondence from Wellman's own World War I tour of duty as a fighter pilot, on-set photographs from WINGS and other classic Hollywood films, and anecdote from the back lots of the early studio system, this unique work traces the way in which the first B... View more info