(Books to Film) BEAU JAMES; The Life and Times of Jimmy Walker. Gene FOWLER.
(Books to Film) BEAU JAMES; The Life and Times of Jimmy Walker
(Books to Film) BEAU JAMES; The Life and Times of Jimmy Walker
(Books to Film) BEAU JAMES; The Life and Times of Jimmy Walker
(Books to Film) BEAU JAMES; The Life and Times of Jimmy Walker

(Books to Film) BEAU JAMES; The Life and Times of Jimmy Walker

New York: The Viking Press, 1949. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. (x) 389 pages. First Edition. Illustrated dustjacket. Illustrated from vintage black and white photographs. Octavo. Decorated cloth. Index. Prior owner's neat bookplate on dedication page. The biography of James J. "Jimmy" Walker, the well-dressed Mayor of New York from 1926 to 1932. Although Mayor Walker was never charged with anything, his administration was riddled with corruption, and he himself suffered from the scandal of a long-standing extra-marital affair with Ziegfield Girl Betty Compton. The sourcework for the 1957 movie "Beau James", starring Bob Hope as Walker, and also starring Vera Miles, Paul Douglas, Alexis Smith and Darren McGavin. A Near Fine copy (minor edgewear at spine-ends) in a Very Good Plus dust jacket (edgewear, especially at spine ends; spine slightly sunned and rubbed)now in a clear mylar protective sleeve.ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address. Near Fine / Very Good Plus. Item #1522

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