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1 ADAMS, JOHN (DUMAS, ALEXANDRE) The Three Musketeers. Adapted by John Adams from the Novel by Alexandre Dumas. Illustrated with Scenes From the R.K.O. Production
Racine, WI Whitman Publishing Co. 1935 
First Edition. A “Big Little” book (5” x 6 1/8”), intended for young adults issued to coincide with the release of the motion picture The Three Musketeers, illustrated throughout with black & white stills from the film which starred Walter Abel, Paul Lukas, Margot Grahame, Heather Angel, and Ian Keith. Stiff paper covers illustrated with color tinted scenes from the film. Pages darkened as usual. Very good copy with a few rubbed spots to the covers in printed wrappers. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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2 BRITTON, ERIC My Brother's Keeper. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1948 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film My Brother's Keeper directed by Alfred Roome, starring Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, and David Tomlinson. Adapted from the screenplay by Frank Harvey, based on the story by Maurice Wiltshire. Lightly used and dust soiled copy with some edge wear in printed wrappers. The story of a war hero who becomes a prison escapee handcuffed to a young crook. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 BRITTON, ERIC My Brother's Keeper. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1948 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film My Brother's Keeper directed by Alfred Roome, starring Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, and David Tomlinson. Adapted from the screenplay by Frank Harvey, based on the story by Maurice Wiltshire. Lightly used and dust soiled copy with a minor crease to the bottom front corner and some edge wear in printed wrappers. The story of a war hero who becomes a prison escapee handcuffed to a young crook. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 CHAPIN, ANNA ALICE The Eagle's Mate. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1914 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the very early Paramount Pictures silent film starring Mary Pickford, James Kirkwood, and Ida Waterman. The dust jacket has two different color pictures front and back showing the lovely Pickford in two scenes from the film. A tale of drama and adventure in which Pickford returns home to the Virginia mountains from college when her father is jailed for moonshining and she assumes leadership of the family clan. Ownership signature. Very good in a dust jacket with two minor internal paper tape repairs and a few very tiny chips. Overall, an excellent copy of a very rare photoplay in dust jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 CULLUM, RIDGWELL The Saint of the Speedway
London Readers Library 1920s 
Early reprint edition of this mystery-adventure at sea and on the Alaskan coast involving a deserted and derelict ship. In a terrific dust jacket with a color wraparound painting of a man in a tuxedo pointing a gun over a table scattered with cards at another man who is holding up his hands while a mysterious group of men in Ku Klux Klan hooded robes aims guns as well. Ownership signature. Very good plus copy with minor use in a bright near fine dust jacket with a few tiny nicks. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 DICKENS, CHARLES Great Expectations. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1946 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the classic film directed by David Lean starring John Mills, Valerie Hobson, and Alec Guinness. Paperbound. About fine in wrappers. The front cover shows Mills looking lovingly at Hobson. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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7 MACPHERSON, JEANIE & HENRY MACMAHON The Ten Commandments
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the silent film Biblical epic directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Leatrice Joy, Richard Dix, Rod La Rocque, Nita Naldi, Estelle Taylor, and Theodore Roberts. About fine with just a hint of rubbing at the extremities in a lovely fine fresh bright dust jacket with some faint smudging to the rear panel. Illustrated with scenes of the first of DeMille's great film epics. The front panel of the dust jacket is a dramatic scene showing two men and a woman looking down with concern at a beautiful woman who has fallen to the floor. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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8 MANNON, WARWICK Devotion. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London Hollywood Publications Ltd. 1946 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film starring Ida Lupino, Olivia de Havilland, Paul Heinreid, and Sydney Greenstreet. A film where Emily and Charlotte Bronte fight for the affections of a Reverend. Paperbound. Lightly used copy with some small tears to the spine in wrappers, with a few nicks and minor soiling. The front cover shows a colorized picture of Lupino and Heinreid. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 MANNON, WARWICK Spring in Park Lane. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1948 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film Spring in Park Lane by Warwick Mannon, adapted from the screenplay by Nicholas Phipps, based on the novel by Alice Duer Miller, directed by Herbert Wilcox, starring Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, and Tom Walls. Very good bright copy with some dust soiling to the covers and a bit of edge wear in printed wrappers. The front cover shows Michael Wilding and Anna Neagle as a smiling, happy couple. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 MANNON, WARWICK Spring in Park Lane. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1948 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film Spring in Park Lane by Warwick Mannon, adapted from the screenplay by Nicholas Phipps, based on the novel by Alice Duer Miller, directed by Herbert Wilcox, starring Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, and Tom Walls. Very good bright copy with some dust soiling to the covers and a bit of edge wear in printed wrappers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 MONTGOMERY, L.M Anne of Windy Poplars
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film starring Anne Shirley, James Ellison, Henry Travers, and Patric Knowles. U.S. flag sticker on the front free endpaper. Very good bright lightly used copy with a touch of edge wear in a very good lightly used dust jacket with some minor dust soiling and some small chips and tears. With a photo from the film of Anne Shirley on the front panel of the jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 MORRISON, ALEX Body & Soul. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1948 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the classic film noir boxing film starring John Garfield and Lilli Palmer directed by Robert Rosen. Fine in wrappers. The front panel is a picture of Garfield fighting in the ring flanked by photograph portraits of Garfield and Palmer. No photoplay tie-in was issued in America. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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13 MORRISON, ALEX Conflict. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London Hollywood Publications Ltd. 1945 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the British release of the mystery film in which Humphrey Bogart plots to kill his wife, Rose Hobart, in order to marry her sister, Alexis Smith. Also stars Sydney Greenstreet. The front panel of the dust jacket is a color picture of a mysterious Humphrey Bogart in hat and trenchcoat. Paperbound. Very good with some minor creasing. Extensively illustrated. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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14 MORRISON, ALEX The House on 92nd Street. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London Hollywood Publications Ltd. 1946 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the British release of the mystery film in which FBI agents attempt to foil Nazi spies from stealing atomic secrets. The front panel of the dust jacket is a color picture of a menacing Lloyd Nolan pointing a gun while standing before the 92nd Street House. Very good in wrappers with some minor creasing. Extensively illustrated. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 PORLOCK, KIT The Courtneys of Curzon Street. Illustrated with Scenes from the Motion Picture
London World Film Publications Ltd. 1947 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the British film The Courtney Affair (originally titled The Courtneys of Curzon Street) directed by Herbert Wilcox, starring Anna Neagle and Michael Wilding. Paperbound. Lightly used and dust soiled copy with some chipping to the spine and a few small nicks. The front cover shows Neagle and Wilding in a romantic pose. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 WALLACE, LEW Ben-Hur. Illustrated With Scenes From the Motion Picture
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1925 
Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the MGM silent film classic starring Ramon Navarro, Francis X. Bushman, Betty Bronson, and Carmel Myers. Previous ownership signature dated 1927. Small stain on half title, very good plus to near copy in a near fine dust jacket. The dust jacket is a full color wraparound panoramic painting of Navarro battling Bushman in the exciting chariot race, complete with a fallen charioteer and excited Romans. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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