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The Kalmar-Ruby Song Book (First Edition, Presentation Copy, inscribed by Harry Ruby to Bert Kalmar) by [Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar] Irving Berlin, Ben Hecht, Nunnally Johnson, Groucho Marx, James K. McGuinness, Robert Benchley, Franklin P. Adams, Marc Connelly, Moss Hart (contributors) - 1936

by [Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar] Irving Berlin, Ben Hecht, Nunnally Johnson, Groucho Marx, James K. McGuinness, Robert Benchley, Franklin P. Adams, Marc Connelly, Moss Hart (contributors)

The Kalmar-Ruby Song Book (First Edition, Presentation Copy, inscribed by Harry Ruby to Bert Kalmar) by [Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar] Irving Berlin, Ben Hecht, Nunnally Johnson, Groucho Marx, James K. McGuinness, Robert Benchley, Franklin P. Adams, Marc Connelly, Moss Hart (contributors) - 1936

The Kalmar-Ruby Song Book (First Edition, Presentation Copy, inscribed by Harry Ruby to Bert Kalmar)

by [Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar] Irving Berlin, Ben Hecht, Nunnally Johnson, Groucho Marx, James K. McGuinness, Robert Benchley, Franklin P. Adams, Marc Connelly, Moss Hart (contributors)

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New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Small folio. First Edition. Presentation Copy, INSCRIBED by one author to the other on the front endpaper: "To Bert Kalmar / Harry Ruby."

From the archive of songwriter Bert Kalmar.

Kalmar and Ruby worked on several Marx Brothers endeavors, including the stage production of "Animal Crackers" (1928) and the subsequent film adaptation, as well as "Horse Feathers" (1932) and "Duck Soup" (1933). The partnership was depicted in the 1950 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical "Three Little Words," starring Fred Astaire and Red Skelton.

Near Fine in pictorial boards, housed in a contemporary quarter-leather slipcase with gilt title and design on the spine. Slipcase moderately rubbed and soiled.
  • Bookseller Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Book Condition Used
  • Quantity Available 1
  • Edition First Edition
  • Publisher Random House
  • Place of Publication New York
  • Date Published 1936
  • Keywords Music | Presentation Scripts