Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of My Life on the Stage (signed and dated by the author). Otis Skinner.
Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of My Life on the Stage (signed and dated by the author)

Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of My Life on the Stage (signed and dated by the author)

Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1924. First edition thus. Hardcover. First trade edition, Hardcover in navy blue cloth lettered in gilt. BOLDLY SIGNED AND DATED 1926 BY SKINNER on the front free endpaper. Color frontis portrait of Skinner366 pp. with index. Numerous en role in "The Honor of the Family". Numerous full page photographic and reproduction plates. Very good, spine sunned and rubbed at the edges. A classic theatrical autobiography. Cambridge, Massachusetts-born Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor who rose to stardom in the late 19th century. He had toured with Edwin Booth and Helena Modjeska. He was known for his Shakespearan roles as well as for comic turns. His signature role was as Hajj the beggar in "Kismet" beginning on Broadway in 1911. Very Good. Item #E23107

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