Gordon Press, 1976. Fine condition hardback, unused. Reprint of the original 1933 edition, 510 pages. Contains a thousand potted biographies of actors, directors and other important figures, as well as articles such as "The Art of Make-Up" by Max Factor, "Secrets of Screen Fashion," by Alice Williamson and "Film Censors" by John Newnham. There is a series of articles entitled "Ways to Film Success" with Ronald Coleman ("I Was Broke"), Barbara Stanwyck ("I Owe It To My Husband"), Harold Huth ("I Was Sight-Seeing"), Richard Arlen ("I Did It By Accident") and others explaining how they got their start in movies. Also interesting is the step-by-step series of articles explaining how films are made and financed. Also included are lists of actors' home addresses, their birthdays and real names, and marriages! \
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