Film Flashes: The Wit and Humor of a Nation in Pictures. Early movies.

The Movies in 1916

Film Flashes: The Wit and Humor of a Nation in Pictures.

New York: Leslie-Judge, 1916.

First Edition. With 8 color illustrations (including two by James Montgomery Flagg) and numerous black and white photos. [134 ]pp. 1 vols. 4to. The Movies in 1916. Original brown boards with cover vignette, green cloth spine, some cover wear, inner hinges cracked, a few blemishes, but overall very good, a nice copy of a book usually found badly worn Item #30227

A rich storehouse of movie photos, interviews, anecdotes, stills, and other material from the two-reeler days. Includes D.W. Griffith, Pickford, Fairbanks, Barrymore, Chaplin, Norma Talmadge, Fatty Arbuckle (in the days before his banishment from the silver screen) as well as such lesser lights as Bessie Love and Mabel Normand, and a large number of lesser known but evidently significant players. Well worth the cost of admission.

Price: $100.00