Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut, (1996). Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1996. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Full leather binding with oval photo of young Shirley Temple on front cover. Shirley Temple Black Born in Santa Monica, CA, The United States April 23, 1928 Died February 10, 2014. Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her films and they ultimately bought millions of dollars worth of products that had her likeness on them Dolls, phonograph records, mugs, hats, dresses, whatever it was, if it had her picture on there they bought it Shirley was box-office champion for the consecutive years 1935-36-37-38, beating out such great grown-up stars as Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford By 1939, her popularity declined Although she starred in some very good movies like Since You Went Away (1944) and the The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), her career was nearing its end Later, she served as an ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. Shirley Temple Black Hollywood child star Shirley Temple, who became diplomat Shirley Temple Black, died late February 10 of natural causes in her Woodside, California, home She was 85. MINT / No dust jacket as issued. Item #biblio704
Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1996. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, First Edition; First Printing. MINT Signed, Limited Edition,number 4,654 of 5,000. Rich, brown, full leather binding with hubbed spines. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. Moire fabric end sheets with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing, concealed muslin joints. Many vintage photos of old Hollywood days in a special photos section. This leather bound 'Collector's Edition' is personnal signed by SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK.