South Brunswick & NY: A.S. Barnes & Company, . Illustrated. First Edition. Interesting signed comment from actress Lillian Gish on the half-title page: "If silent films had married great music instead of words, we would still control the world market. 'Napoleon' proved it. Only they must be rehearsed, like every thing else with more than one person. Lillian Gish: 1983." "Napoléon" is a 1927 silent French epic film written, produced, and directed by Abel Gance that tells the story of Napoleon's early years. This book contains biographies of forty silent-screen actresses, including Lillian Gish. Other silent-screen actresses covered in the book include Clara Bow, Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo, Gloria Swanson, Theda Bara, Louise Brooks, Bessie Love, Mary Miles Minter, Aileen Pringle, Alice Terry, and Clara Kimball Young. Small quarto: green cloth in dust jacket; 334 pages. Item #56735
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