Phantom Lady

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1944. Vintage photograph of the Tower reader's edition of Cornell Woolrich's crime novel, written under the pseudonym William Irish, made as publicity the 1944 film adaptation.

Robert Siodmak's first Hollywood noir, and one of the finest in the canon. Based on Cornell Woolrich's first novel, written in 1942, about a secretary who searches for the titular lady to clear her boss' name before he is executed for murdering his wife. The first film produced by Joan Harrison, a former Oscar nominated screenwriter for Alfred Hitchcock ("Rebecca," "Foreign Correspondent") and Universal's first female executive.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

Grant US. Selby US Masterwork. Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Spicer US.

[Book #148958]

Price: $350.00