Simon & Schuster, New York, (1964). Simon & Schuster, New York, Stated First Printing 1964 ?? ' Book. black Boards/cloth with silver lettering on spine. Born into a theatrical family, Charlie Chaplin's father died of drink while his mother, unable to bear the poverty, suffered from bouts of insanity. All this did not hinder Chaplin from embarking on a film-making career which won him immeasurable success, as well as intense controversy. This biography, first published in 1964 was written almost entirely from memory by the 75-year-old star. It is a vivd reconstruction of a poor London childhood, the music hall and then his prodigious life in the movies. Many B/W photographs. Very Good- / Less than Very Good. Item #781
Simon & Schuster, New York, Stated First Printing 1964 ?? ' Book of the Month Club Edition'. Very Good, Marbled paste down papers, clean and solid, no pulling of spine. Dj is abused, clean and bright shelf wear at top and bottom, front and back. Closed tears, and wrinkled on aback.. code at top back 0241, dj not clipped, no price.