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The Most Amazing Film. Collection of stories.

The Most Amazing Film. Collection of stories.

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Este [The Most Amazing Film]. Samaya Udivitel'naya Fil'ma.

Series Bibliotechka "Sovetskogo Ekrana".
[Cover by Antonina Ushina].
[Illustrations by N. Ushin].

Moskva-Leningrad, Tea-Kino-Pechatʹ, 1929.
16mo, 28, [2] pp., ill., [2] pp. (advertising).

In original illustrated wrappers.
In good condition, wrappers worn, stains, rust to staples.

One of 12 000 copies printed.

This collection of stories about movie actors and actresses was illustrated by the theater artist and book illustrator Nikolay Ushin (1898-1942). Tragically, he passed away during the siege of Leningrad.
The title originally used the Russian word "fil'ma" in its feminine form. However, in the mid-1930s, it was changed to the masculine form.

OCLC locates one copy of this edition only: in the British Library.

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