New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1980. First Edition. Cloth-backed Boards. (xi) (3) 240 pp. SIGNED/INSCRIBED in ink by Hal Wallis on the front free endpaper: "For Walter and Carol with my warmest best wishes / Hal Wallis". Additionally, laid in is a Thank You note written and SIGNED in ink by actress Martha Hyer (Mrs. Hal Wallis) dated November 6, 1982 and addressed, "Dear Walter and Carol", thanking them for "...the most perfect party Hal and I have ever attended--and we've been to a few!". Illustrated dust jacket. Foreword by Katherine Hepburn. Facsimile film Memos from Producer Wallis. Index. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Cloth - backed boards. Illustrated from black and white period photographs.
From the jacket flap: "Discoverer of great stars--including Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Humphrey Bogart, Shirley MacLaine, Errol Flynn, Charlton Heston, Kirk Douglas and Jerry Lewis--Hal Wallis, legendary Oscar-winning producer of Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, and over one hundred other classic pictures, has led a life most people only dream about....Few autobiographies have had so glittering an international cast; few picturemakers have told the truth about Hollywood so wittily, realistically and with so few illusions.". A Fine copy in a Near Fine dust jacket (Some edgewear), now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes, via media mail. to any United States address. Fine / Near Fine. Item #2470