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The Films of Myrna Loy by  Lawrence J Quirk - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1980 - from Nessa Books and Biblio.com

The Films of Myrna Loy

by Quirk, Lawrence J

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good Plus


Secaucus, New Jersey: Citadel Press, 1980. -----Quarter bound in blue cloth orange boards with gilt on spine, 254 pages filled with photos, ink name on title page, errant ink mark on bottom edge (very small and unobtrusive), dust jacket is iin Very Good Plus condition with minor shelf wear. "No other actress in the annals of the screen has been featured in motion pictures for six decades. In this Miss Loy is truly unique. This book, meticulously researched, is the complete record of her life and career. every filim which she appeared is documented with casts, credits, reviews & production notes. Hundreds of photos, many extremely rare, illustrate the book. Her most famous role was as Nora Charles, wife of detective Nick Charles (William Powell), in The Thin Man series. In 1938 she was voted the "Queen of Hollywood" in a contest which also voted Clark Gable the "King"." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".




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