BEACH, Rex. The Barrier [FILM CAST INSCRIBED]. New York: A. L. Burt and Co. .
First Photoplay Edition, illustrated with scenes from the Metro-Goldwyn film starring Henry B. Walthall. This copy unique for being inscribed and signed by the cast of the later 1937 Paramount Picture starring Leo Carrillo and Jean Parker. First free endpaper with several line inscription signed by Leo Carillo in the year of production to the assistant director on the film, Ralph Slosser, who had over 50 career films to his credit. Verso of page with short inscription signed by co-star Jean Parker and signatures of fellow cast members - Otto Kruger, Robert Barrat, Sara Haden, Addison Richards, Andy Clyde (and Eugene Strong, location manager). Carrillo was a popular actor thru the 1940's playing The Cisco Kid as well as other cowboys and Signor Ferretti in the 1943 version of Phantom of the Opera. Jean Parker, an actress who appeared in over 80 films, starred in The Flying Deuces in 1939 and Little Women. Uncommon signature of actress Sara Haden who appeared in over 100 films including The Bishop's Wife (1947) and She-Wolf of London (1946), but best known as Aunt Polly in the Andy Hardy series starring Mickey Rooney. Andy Clyde featured in over 300 films during his 40 year Hollywood career including a long stretch as Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick. Otto Kruger, another well known Hollywood character actor played Judge Percy Mettrick in High Noon (1952) and appeared in Saboteur (1942) and Murder, My Sweet (1944). Robert Barrat and Addison Richards both also enjoyed prolific and long film careers. Very Good to Near Fine, lacking frontis still, in an edge chipped dustjacket, half in chip to lower spine end.Item #21392