Buck Parvin and the Movies

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BUCK PARVIN AND
THE MOVIES

STORIES OF THE MOVING PICTURE GAME


BY
CHARLES E. VAN LOAN

INTRODUCTION BY
GEORGE HORACE LORIMER

 

NEW YORK
GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY
MCMXIX



COPYRIGHT, 1917,
BY GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

 

Copyright, 1915-6, by P. F. Collier & Son, Incorporated
PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA



My Dear Robert Bosworth:—

It pleases me to dedicate this book, BUCK PARVIN AND THE MOVIES, to you, the original Jimmy Montague of the stories, actor, scenario author and director.

Half of the credit is yours and half of the blame; half of the bouquets and half of the brickbats—in fact half of everything connected with this volume, with the sole exception of the author's royalties. I am making a collection of royalties at the present time.

Joking aside—an author's royalties are usually a joke—I wish thus publicly to acknowledge your valuable assistance in turning the film actor into fiction. But for this assistance, the stories would not have been written. I trust the book reviewers will remember this, in case they feel impelled to say harsh things.

In case you never had a book dedicated to you before, let me explain that it is customary for one so honored to purchase as many copies of the book as possible—at the full list price—and distribute them among his friends. Your friends are legion. I hope you still count among them.

Yours very sincerely, 
Charles E. Van Loan

Los Angeles, Cal.,
August, 1915




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