First Edition. First film treatment written by H.G. Wells for the William Cameron Menzies directed British production, starring Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, and Ralph Richardson. Ownwership signature. About fine copy with a hint of use, with gilt-stamping to front board and spine still gleaming in an excellent facsimile dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 19995E
Titolo: Things to Come. A Film Story Based on the ...
Casa editrice: London Cresset Press 1935
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
Descrizione libro London Cresset Press 1935, 1935. First Edition. First Printing. Signed and inscribed in black ink by H.G. Wells to the manager of the Leicester Square and Lyceum theaters: ÒTo William Yorkham, who bridges the ages between the Lyceum & Leicester Square. H.G. WellsÓ and with WellÕs flamboyant paraph florish. It was at the Leicester Square Theater that Things To Come had its world premiere on February 21, 1936. With light foxing to the top edge and endpapers, else a near fine copy in the original cloth binding in a very good chipped and used dust jacket mainly to the top of the spine aread and and two large chips to the rear panel. The screenplay written by H.G. Wells for the William Cameron Menzies directed British production starring Raymond Massey resulting in the first science fiction classic film of the sound era. Menzies, perhaps the finest production designer in film history, created a striking vision of the future that is still arresting today. Very rare signed by Wells, the modern father of science fiction. Codice libro della libreria 15064J