Wilson, Harry Leon MERTON OF THE MOVIES
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's name in ink to front free endpaper, very light wear, particularly to spine ends, a stain to upper edge of five pages; no dust jacket.
This hilarious story of Merton Gill, who worked in a grocery store but dreamed of becoming a movie star, was a successful play, produced at the Cort Theatre, and later transformed into a Red Skelton vehicle for MGM.