My First Hundred Years in Hollywood [Inscribed to Cartha DeLoach]

New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition. Autobiography of the well-known and highly-decorated head of Warner Brothers Studios. Inscribed to Cartha "Deke" DeLoach, head of the FBI's Criminal Records Division and a close confidant of J. Edgar Hoover's. He would eventually rise to the position of Deputy Associate Director during the Johnson administration, a position of great political influence in Hoover's FBI. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); black and red cloth-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [iv],331,[1]pp; illus. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Deke - This could be and is the motion picture industry as I knew and know it (now). Every good wish always / Jack / C.B.E." Faint forward lean, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.95), lightly edgeworn, with several short tears and attendant creases, and a patch of wrinkling to center of rear panel; Very Good+.

Price: $250.00

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