P. G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton.
Simon and Schuster. New York. 1953. First edition, first impression. Published in the UK in 1954. Hardback; black boards, backed in green cloth with decorative title to spine, dust jacket. 280 pages. 16 pages of b&w photographs. English. 220 x 150mm. 0.5kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear to jacket and boards, some light rubbing to edges, some light surface marks, light wear to spine ends and foreconrners, not price-clipped; light browning to pages.
Wodehouse and Bolton's irreverent account of their collaborative involvement in Broadway musicals of the early twentieth century. The pair worked together on several musical comedies including Oh, Boy!, Wodehouse providing the lyrics and Guy Bolton the play. Their anecdotes are peopled with the major players from the golden age of Broadway, including Flo Ziegfeld, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Noel Coward, Marion Davies, Adele Astaire and Gertrude Lawrence.