Signed by movie cast Clarence Day Life with Father 1945 Taylor, Powell & Dunn+DJ
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Signed by movie cast Clarence Day Life with Father 1945 Taylor, Powell & Dunn+DJ:
Signed by movie cast: Clarence Day Life with Father 1945 Taylor, Powell & Dunn+ DJ
Sun Dial Reprint Edition Publisher: Garden City: The Sun Dial Press, 1945 [5.5" x 8"] Publisher's original red cloth, with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Dust jacket.
Book Condition: Very Good.
The book was a gift to Albert Smerling from his daughter, and was signed by:
Howard Lindsay, screenplay writer.Katharine B. Day, photoplay authorRussell Crouse, screenplay authorWilliam Powell, Actor portraying Clarence Day, Sr.Heather Wilde, actress portraying Annie.Elizabth Taylor, actress portraying Mary Skinner.Jimmy Lydon, actor portraying Clarence Day.Jr; Emma Dunn, actress portraying Margaret.Irene Dunne, actress portraying Lavinia Day.Robert Buckner, producer for Warner Bros.
This book was written by Clarence Day, Jr depicting the life growing up with his family. It became one of Broadway's longest running plays and at the same time, Warner Bros paid the highest price to date for the screen rights. Clarence Day, Jr was literally on his deathbed while writing this book and did not live to see the production of the play or movie, which received several Academy Award nominations. The film is considered to be one of the best family films ever made. This book was part of a private collection that once belonged to ViElla S. Davis, who was a book reviewer for The Denver Post for many years. The book includes the personal inscription to her father, Albert Smerling, who worked for Central Press, to him on Father's Day from "Baby".
An historically significant collection of signatures.