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FILM NOIR NOVELS

FILM NOIR NOVELS

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1 HOMES, GEOFFREY Build My Gallows High
New York Morrow 1946 
First Edition. The novel which is the basis of the film noir classic, Out of the Past, starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, and Kirk Douglas. Former ownership signature, else fine in an excellent facsimile dust jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 HOMES, GEOFFREY Build My Gallows High
New York Morrow 1946 
First Edition - Special RKO Radio Pictures Presentation Edition. RKO had purchased the film rights in advance of publication with the published book becoming the basis of the film noir classic, Out of the Past, starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, and Kirk Douglas. This copy is one of a small number of copies given to individuals by RKO and has a very large decorative printed bookplate made to look like a strip of motion picture film on the front pastedown. This bookplate reads: This Book is the Property of ERIC ERGENBRIGHT [hand typed] RKO RADIO PICTURES Presents OUT OF THE PAST Starring Robert Mitchum - Jane Greer - Produced by WARREN DUFF - Directed by JACQUES TOUREUR - FROM THE NOVEL - BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH - By - GEOFFREY HOMES. Eric Ergenbright was a journalist dealing with Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. A little rubbing and fraying at extremities, crease in a portion of the cloth at spine, else a very good clean copy with white stamping on spine still bright. In a very good bright dust jacket with a few small chips and tears. This special edition is extremely rare. 
Price: 2250.00 USD
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