THE MAN WHO LAUGHS ... The Authorized English Translation of Victor Hugo's "L'Homme Qui Rit" Abridged by Metcalfe Wood. London: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd., n.d. . Small octavo pp. [1-8] 9-250 [251: ad] [252-254: blank] [note: first and last leaves used as front and rear paste-downs], four inserted plates with eight film stills, original decorated maroon boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold. Photoplay edition. Photoplay edition for the 1928 silent film released by Universal with Mary Philbin and Conrad Veidt. One of Victor Hugo's great tragic romances, this one set in seventeenth-century England. A very good copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket with wraparound illustration based on scenes in the film, with some professional restoration mainly to spine end and corners. (#147521).
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