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    A Pictorial History of the Movies by Deems Taylor & Other Lot (Simon & Schuster, 1943-Fourth Printing). Hardcover Books (2) (Multiple Pages, 7.5" X 10.25" & 7.75" X 10.25). Miscellaneous.
    This hardcover book explores the rise of film from its earliest forms in 1835 up to 1941 (before the publishing of this book) and the introduction of the 'talkie.' Films showcased in this book include The Great Train Robbery (1903), The Birth of a Nation (1915), The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919), The Sea Hawk (1924), Steamboat Willie (1929), Frankenstein (1931), The Thin Man (1934), and Gone with the Wind (1939); as well as the introduction of The Keystone Kops, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Harold Lloyd, Douglas Fairbanks, Gloria Swanson, and Greta Garbo. Included is the hardcover book, D.W. Griffith: American Film Master by Iris Barry (Museum of Modern Art New York, 1940). Unrestored hardcover books with overall presentable appearances. They may have edge and spine wear, cracked spines, spine separations, creases, paper lifts, surface scuffs and scratches, and minor stains. The dust jacket for A Pictorial History of the Movies show creases, tears, chips in the edges, and some toning, with surface wear along the spine. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Fine.


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