Movies and Education–a Mock Up

A manuscript mock-up for a work entitled “Vision for Education. A Complete Outline of the Motion Picture in Relation to the Science of Learning”.

[Manuscript reading: New York and Hollywood: Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America Inc, 1937].

8vo. Movies and Education–a Mock Up. Original brown cloth, title in gilt on upper cover by John C. Rogers Co. (stamp on endpapers). Some discoloration of cloth, light spotting at front and back else a very good copy Item #20424

There are 14 leaves, all but one on one side only consisting of the half-title, title with copyright information on verso, contents leaf, introduction [title only:“The Relation of the Motion Picture to Education ”by Jhome M. Stone], then leaves for the separate sections, each listing a few titles for example the section for Art listing United Artists' “Rembrandt,” Comedy listing United Artists' “The Ghost Went West,” History listing Fox's “The Prisoner of Shark Island,” Comedy with Music giving RKO's “Swing Time,” Literature listing MGM's “David Copperfield,” Mystery with British Gaumount's “39 Steps” and additional catagories for Religion, Science, Social Drama and Miscellaneous [listing “The Thin Man”]. Following this someone has watercolored 7 butterflies, under the first they have handwritten some text, perhaps intended to serve as a mock up for a butterfly book, dated 1938.

Price: $150.00