Ladies in Retirement

New York: English Theatre Guild, 1939. First UK Edition (and correct first). SIGNED by all the members of the original cast of the first American production at Henry Miller's Theatre in New York, including Flora Robson, Patrick O'Moore, Florence Edney, Evelyn Ankers, Isobel Elsom, Jessamine Newcomb and Estelle Winwood. Tipped in at the inside front cover is a signed photo of Flora Robson in a pose from this production. Small vintage bookstore label at the bottom front panel.

The uncommon play source for the 1941 film noir, directed by Charles Vidor and starring Ida Lupino, Elsa Lanchester and Evelyn Keyes. Extremely scarce.

Near Fine in red perfect-bound wrappers (softcover).

[Book #76560]

Price: $375.00