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The Picture Show Annual 1926 Vintage Film Book

The Picture Show Annual 1926 Vintage Film Book

£125.00Price

Annual: The Picture Show Annual

 

Year of Publication: 1926

 

Edition: first edition

 

Publisher: Amalgamated Press (1922) Ltd

 

Size of Book:  8.50 x 11.00 inches (aproximately)

 

 

Brief Details of this Book:

 

1926, rare film book from the early days of Hollywood, is for sale. This early film book has photos and stories of Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin, Sydney Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino, and many other early Hollywood actors and actresses.

 

The front board has a wonderful large colour photograph of Rudolph Valentino and Helena D’Algy in a scene from “The Sainted Devil”.  The back board has an advertisement for Picture Show magazine.

 

This rare and highly collectable vintage film book has 160 numbered pages and is packed with exceptional photographs and features from 1926! For instance, the frontispiece has a colour illustration of Douglas Fairbanks and Julanne Johnston in a scene from the classic “The Thief of Bagdad”; the Title Page is decorated with images of great film stars including Charlie Chaplin in a scene from The Gold Rush; full page photographs of Ivor Novello, Alice Terry, Betty Balfour, “Charles Spencer Chaplin”, Bebe Daniels, Marion Davies, Harold Lloyd, Tom mix dressed as a cowboy, and many other great photographs (some in costume) throughout this very attractive and collectable film book.

The features are many and include “This Is Rudolph Valentino”; “The Gish Sisters”, “The Life of An Extra Girl”, “Norma Talmadge in “The Lady””, “Pola Negri As A Queen in “Forbidden Paradise””, “Syd Chaplin ~ Charlie’s Brother and “Charlie’s Aunt””, and many more great features.

 

To the end of the book is the section “Who’s Who In 1926 Pictures” between page 145 through to and including page 160.

 

 

Condition of the Binding:

 

The binding is in Good condition with an attractive front board with wear; and significant wear to the original blue cloth spine and back board.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

The pages are in overall Very Good condition being remarkably clean and fresh in appearance with cracking to some of the internal hinges, that are cosmetic since the pages are still firmly bound-in to the film book, and age toning to the blank endpapers.

 

 

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