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            A Pictorial History of the Silent Screen

Blum, Daniel [Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Mary Pickford, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Lillian Gish, Neil Hamilton, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, John Barrymore, Erich von Stroheim, Harold Lloyd, Mary Pickford, Max Schreck, Jackie Coogan, Betty Blythe, Elmo Lincoln, Conrad Veidt, Lon Chaney, Fred Thomson, Richard Barthelmess, Matt Moore, Laurel and Hardy].

(Book #ID 96995)

Published by Spring Books, Westbrook House, Fulham Broadway, London First Edition 1953. 1953.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original grey cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine. 4to. 12Ľ'' x 9˝''. This treasure-trove of stills and portraits, some 3000 many of them rare or unique, brings to life the pictures and the people who transformed the cinema from a curiosity into a beloved institution. From the earliest Edison kinetoscopes of 1889 to Charlie Chaplin's 'City Lights' and 'Modern Times', the rambunctious, ground-breaking days of the silent era are captured in these pages year by year. There is a short essay on the films and filmmakers of each year with detailed captions to each. Contains 334 printed pages with 3000 monochrome photographic stills throughout. Light browning to the edges of the covers. Very Good condition book in torn and repaired dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Heavy volume 2.5 kg, extra postage will be requested over and above our default setting if despatched outside the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Original Vintage Movie Film Cinema Personality Poster Number 136: Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 - February 1, 1966)

(Book #ID 92679)

Published by Personality Posters (UK) Ltd., 53 Crawford Street, London | 74 Fifth Avenue, New York Printed in England by T. J. Press Ltd., London

Black and white 39˝'' x 29'' original one sheet lobby or outside advertisement poster. Old glue marks to the bottom half, pin holes to the corners and only Good condition. Sent rolled in a tube with end caps. We currently hold in stock over 100 other English and foreign theatre and cinema posters. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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