Item #23149 Bobby in Movieland. Francis J. FINN.

Bobby in Movieland. New York: Benziger Brothers, (1921).

First Edition. Uncommon Hollywood themed novel found in Anthony Slide's 'The Hollywood Novel'. "A young boy separated from his mother and 'adopted' by a fat comedian named John Compton (presumably an amalgam of John Bunny and Fatty Arbuckle). With Compton's help, Bobbie becomes a child star, but he yearns not only to return to his mother but also to renew his allegiance to the Catholic Church" [Slide p 96] Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, chipping at spine ends and few edges, spine modestly darkened.

Price: $150.00

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