Hollywood d'hier et d'aujourd'hui.

Florey (Robert)

Hollywood d'hier et d'aujourd'hui.

Préface de René Clair. Présentation de Maurice Bessy.

Description: FIRST EDITION, numerous monochrome photographs of stills and production shots, pp. 381, crown 8vo, original plain wraps with dustjacket, closed tear to rear panel with minor rubbing elsewhere, very good

Publication Details: Paris: Éditions Prisma, 1948

Notes: [With:] 11 additional photographs from the author's own archive (the source of many in the book itself), each annotated by Florey on the verso (one typed, the other manuscript), showing - often alongside himself - various luminaries from the period, including Edward G. Robinson, Preston Sturges, Jacques Tourneur, Maurice Chevalier, etc. Florey, born Robert Fuchs in Paris, went to Hollywood in 1921 and remained there until his death - his work as a director (he was also a screenwriter, journalist and actor) more or less constant, with some notable highspots, including with the Marx Brothers (Co...more

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Price: £400

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1948

Stock Number: 64954

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