THOMAS, TONY, KIRK DOUGLAS
Title The Films of Kirk Douglas by Tony Thomas. Signed by Kirk Douglas. Introduction by Vincent Minnelli
Publisher Secaucus, NJ Citadel 1972
Seller ID 22201E
First Edition. Signed by actor Kirk Douglas at the half-title beneath his printed name. Oversize format, 8 3/4Ó x 11 1/4Ó, 255 pages, illustrated throughout. Near fine bright copy with just a hint of handling in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some very minor edge wear. The last of Douglas's films profiled in this book is Catch Me a Spy (1971) in which he co-starred with Marlene Jobert and Trevor Howard. Some of Douglas's other memorable films include Champion (1949) - nominated for a Best Actor Oscar, The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) - nominated for a Best Actor Oscar, Lust for Life (1956) - nominated for a Best Actor Oscar, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Vikings (1958), and Spartacus (1960) directed by Stanley Kubrick co-starring Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, and Tony Curtis. In 1996 he was awarded an Honorary Oscar for 50 years as a creative and moral force in the motion picture community.