The Duke of Thieves: Confessions of a Hollywood Cat Burglar

N.p. N.p., Circa 1960s. Original manuscript for an unpublished memoir. Also included with the manuscript are a plot summary and an extended chapter outline. With a single annotation in manuscript ink on page 157, and several xerographically duplicated annotations on the final leaves.

A tell-all about the exploits of David "The Duke" Monteverde, a burglar who stole thousands of dollars of goods from Hollywood's elite during the 1930s and 1940s. Co-author Robert F. Slatzer was best known as a director and screenwriter for films such as "The Hellcats" (1968), "Bigfoot" (1970), and "Mule Feathers" (1978), and as the author of the biography "The Life and Curious Death of Marilyn Monroe" (1974).

Beige titled front wrapper, missing rear wrapper, with credits for authors David "The Duke" Monteverde and Robert F. Slatzer. Title page integral with front wrapper. 157 leaves, with last page of text numbered 157. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Very Good plus, unbound.


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