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Story of G.I. Joe (Original pressbook for the 1945 film)

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Story of G.I. Joe (Original pressbook for the 1945 film)

by Wellman, William A. (director); Leopold Atlas, Guy Endore, Philip Stevenson (screenwriters); Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Freddie Steele, Wally Cassell (starring)

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1945. Vintage pressbook for the 1945 film. Ernie Pyle (Meredith) is a journalist who enlists in the US Army during WWII. During his tour of duty in Africa and Italy, he documents the effects of war on the human condition, illuminating catastrophe, the consequences of combat, and new partnerships in times of crisis, all from a first-person narrative. The real Pyle won a Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for his war correspondence. Nominated for four Academy Awards. 14x 21 inches. 22 pages and a laid-in ad sheet, saddle stitched in monochrome wrappers, folded horizontally as issued. Very Good plus, with spine rubbing, a few spine chips, and light foxing overall.

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Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Seller Inventory #
139955
Title
Story of G.I. Joe (Original pressbook for the 1945 film)
Author
Wellman, William A. (director); Leopold Atlas, Guy Endore, Philip Stevenson (screenwriters); Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Freddie Steele, Wally Cassell (starring)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Publisher
United Artists
Place of Publication
Beverly Hills, CA
Date published
1945
Keywords
Film Pressbooks | 1940s Cinema | War Film | US Army | Biography | Academy Awards | World War II
Bookseller catalogs
Biography; World War II; Film Pressbooks; US Army; Academy Awards;

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
laid-in
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New
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wrappers
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback.  Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...[more]

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