Brown, Geoff with Aldgate, Tony
Title The Common Touch. The Filmes Of John Baxter
Edition 1st Printing
Publisher London B.F.I. 1989
0851702422 / 9780851702421
Seller ID 008762
Uncommon book on the British film director John Baxter who is little known certainly in the USA. His films (and he made quite a few in the 30's and 40's) were mostly about society's down and outs and the British working class. Includes excepts from his unpublished memoirs and the shooting script for his film "A Real Bloke." Illustrated with many photos and detailed filmog. Published in conj. with a retrospective of his films. LAID IN IS A HANDWRITTEN 1PG. LETTER FROM THE AUTHOR GEOFF BROWN TO THE FORMER OWNER OF THE BOOK IN WHICH HE SAYS THAT ONLY 500 COPIES WERE PUBLISHED. ALSO LAID IN IS A FOLDED FLYER FOR THE RETROSPECTIVE. Uncommon. Fine.
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