CHANDU THE MAGICIAN. Adapted from the Photoplay "The Return of Chandu, the Magician" by Harry Earnshaw and Vera Oldham. Produced by Principal Pictures Corporation. Akron, Ohio, New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1935. Small square octavo, not paginated (circa 160 pages), illustrated with film stills, original pictorial stiff wrappers. First edition. Adaptation of the 1935 feature film, "The Return of Chandu," starring Bella Lugosi, based on Principal's 1934 12-part serial. The second Chandu film, both based on the radio series "Chandu, the Magician" by Earnshaw, Oldham and R. R. Morgan. A supernatural thriller in which the magician hero, played by Lugosi, must thwart a black magic cult that seeks to rule the world. 1935 Christmas gift inscription on recto of frontispiece. Spine lean, top and bottom edges rubbed, several initials written in black ink on top edge of pages, a very good copy. A fairly uncommon book. (#162727).
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