Rio Rita : A Romance of the Border (Photoplay Edition in the Scarce Dust Jacket)

NY: A.L. Burt, 1929. First. Hard Cover. First edition. Dark maroon cloth stamped in gilt. Illustrated with scenes from the Radio Pictures film starring Bebe Daniels and John Boles. The movie version of Flo Ziegfeld's operetta, billed as "Ziegfield's fabulous all-talking, all-singing super screen spectacular". Guy Botlton wrote the screenplay. This Western-musical-romance was one of the first talkies and the final half hour was shot in rudimentary color. A tight example, gilt lettering somewhat darkened especially on the spine. In the scarce original color illustrated dust jacket with significant chips to the head and foot of the spine and a smaller chip lower front corner and smaller still at the top corner. Rubbing to the folds. / Yes. Item #E5796

Price: $50.00

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