Mistinguett,: Mistinguette Queen of the Paris Night
Book Number: 0217009
Elek Books, London, 1954. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. VIII, 248 pages, last page blank, includes frontispiece, and numerous other black-and-white photographs. Previous owner's name, and also bookseller's rubberstamp on front end page, foxing to the top and front edges of the text block, and to the penultimate pages, rubbing of the edges of the dust jacket at the corners. "They say I am a terrifying character. Perhaps ... I have always played a double game; the game of the music hall and that of life. But it isn't as simple as that. I worked hard of my task of making people laugh and cry. It was a task that took up all my energy. If I wanted to live, I had to steal time for my working hours." Page 241 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Biography -- Arts; Inventory No: 0217009.