Box Office

By: Anderson, John

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[moderate wear to book extremties, some fading to cloth around perimeters of both covers and at spine; jacket is a bit tattered, missing about two inches from top of spine, some degree of paper loss at most corners, small ragged closed tear at bottom of front panel, etc.]. Treatise on the economic conditions facing the American theatre in the late 1920s, historically interesting from at least two particular perspectives: (1) being just prior to the stock market crash in October 1929 (the book was ; and (2) appearing in the midst of the movies' transition from silents to talkies. The book is primarily organized in three sections, "Organization" (Equity; Labor Affiliations; The Road; Box Office), "Complications" (Morals, i.e. Censorship; Hits; Movies), and "Personalities" (Producers; Dramatists), with an additional short chapter called "By Products: Little Theatres." The author (1896-1943) was a drama critic for several New York newspapers during the 1920s and 1930s.

Title: Box Office

Author: Anderson, John

Illustrator: Illustrated by (dj design) "Gene"

Categories: Theatre and Plays,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith: 1929

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dj

Seller ID: 20757

Keywords: Theatre Twenties Drama Criticism Broadway Playwrights