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Title: Lorna Doone (Madge Bellamy Edition)
Description: Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Company, (1922). Madge Bellamy Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Illustrated by Harold Brett. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, large color paste-down on cover. Illustrated in Color with full-page plates by Harold Brett and with Duo-Tone Prints of Scenes from the Photo-Play Produced by Maurice Tourneur at the Studio of Thomas H. Ince. Edited by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey. Madge Bellamy (1899 1990) was an American stage and film actress. She was a popular leading lady in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her career declined in the sound era, and ended following a romantic scandal in the 1940s. Bellamy's breakout role was as the title character in the 1922 film adaptation of the 1869 novel Lorna Doone. She thereafter became known as "the exquisite Madge" (Artist Penrhyn Stanlaws later called her "The Most Beautiful Girl in America"), and was cast in several melodramas by Ince. Her autobiography, A Darling of the Twenties, was published one month after her death in 1990. Gilt on spine faded, front endpapers separated, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. Color Plates. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 351 pp. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued .

Keywords: Photo-Play Editions; Madge Bellamy; Literature; Scotland; Harold Brett; Thomas H. Ince; Maurice Tourneur; Silent Movies; Movie Stars; Theatre & Performing Arts Novels, Poetry & Literature Fiction

Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Round Table Books, LLC
- Book number: 27402

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