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Q: Old character actor photo book- papaerback ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Old character actor photo book- papaerback
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Books and Literature
Asked by: ethan212-ga
List Price: $6.00
Posted: 15 Feb 2006 14:24 PST
Expires: 17 Mar 2006 14:24 PST
Question ID: 446298
old paperback book- has pics of 1920's,30's 40's character actors- paperback.
Think it was called,'Who is this?' or 'Who was that'?
Would like to find title and buy a copy

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 15 Feb 2006 14:38 PST
I believe you're looking for "Who Is That? The Late Late Viewer's
Guide to The Old Old Movie Players," by Warren B. Meyers. The book was
originally published in 1967, and has been reprinted several times.

Here is a description of the hardback edition (it was also published
as a paperback):

"Photographs of hundreds of character actors from Hollywood's heyday.
Illustrated by Jerry Lang & Gosta Viertel. Divided into sections such
as 'Sweet Motherly Types', 'Bad Guys', 'Ethnic Types' and so forth.
Find the names of actors whose faces are so familiar, but the names
escape you."

If this is the correct book, I'll be glad to gather information that
will help you to buy a copy online. If this isn't the book you want,
any additional details would be helpful!

Clarification of Question by ethan212-ga on 15 Feb 2006 17:06 PST
Yes I am pretty sure you are right.
Thanks a lot!
With your help, I found it on amazon real cheap-
Can I Pay you the six bucks anyways?
Subject: Re: Old character actor photo book- papaerback
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 15 Feb 2006 17:29 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
I am glad to have been able to help you identify your book as "Who Is
That? The Late Late Viewer's Guide to The Old Old Movie Players," by
Warren B. Meyers. It's a wonderful book. I have a hardback edition
from the '60s, and from time to time I take it out to hunt for a
familiar face that I've seen in an old movie.

It's great that you've found a copy at a good price on Amazon. If
there's anything else I can do for you, please request clarification;
I'll be glad to offer further assistance before you rate my answer.

Best regards,
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