New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Andrew Sarris on the front endpaper: "Dear Sallie / A small token of my deep regard. / Sincerely / Andrew Sarris."
Andrew Sarris, along with Pauline Kael and Manny Farber, was a foundational American film critic, responsible for introducing America to auteur theory, as well as contributing to the canonization of the first three great generations of American film directors. This volume collects his seminal essays from 1955-1969.
Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket.