Whispering Smith. Frank H. SPEARMAN.

Whispering Smith

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); red cloth covered decorated boards titled in white on the cover. 421pp; illustrations by N.C. Wyeth; offsetting from clean stamp removal inside front cover; spine ends lightly pushed; faint minor splash mark to lower front cover; Very Good+, lacking the dustjacket.

Inspiration for the 1948 railroad film directed by Leslie Fenton starring Alan Ladd as Smith. There was a previous film adaptation in 1926 by H.B. Warner. In total it was made into a movie on eight separate occasions, four silent films in 1916, 1917, 1926, and 1927, with later versions in 1930, 1935, 1948, and 1952. In 1961, NBC aired twenty episodes of the television series Whispering Smith, starring Audie Murphy and Guy Mitchell as detective George Romack. (from IMDB & Wikipedia).

Price: $75.00

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