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Inscribed by Spike Jones on the half title page. "To Bill, With Sincere Appreciation - Spike Jones." Jones (1911-1965) was the popular leader of the Spike Jones and His City Slickers band. Well know for his song parodies with wild sound effects and hiccuping vocalists during the 1940s & 50s. His hits included versions of "Cocktails for Two," "Der Fuehrer's Face," & "The William Tell Overture."
Title: Show Biz from Vaude to Video.
Edition: Later printing.
Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1951.
Binding: Hardcover in red cloth boards with yellow titles on spine. Reproductions of famous Variety front pages on end papers (Sticks Nix Hick Pix) & (Wall St. Lays an Egg). Red top edge.
Book Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. First blank before half title page removed. Fading to spine. Minimal rubbing to extremities. Book is square with solid binding. Text & endpapers bright.
Size: 8vo. xxiii, 613 pp. with glossary & index.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 15966