Item #75275 "BROTHER RAT" with an Introduction by George Abbott. John Monks, Jr., Fred R. Finklehoffe.
"BROTHER RAT" with an Introduction by George Abbott

"BROTHER RAT" with an Introduction by George Abbott

New York: Random House, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by John Monks, Jr. and signed by Fred Finklehoffe on the front flyleaf. The successful Broadway production of this comedic play about cadets at the Virginia Military Institute ran for 577 performances between December 1936 and April 1938. It also served as the basis for the 1938 William Keighley film starring Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman, who appeared in its sequel, Brother Rat and a Baby (1940), and were married the same year. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with red, yellow, and black stamping. Faint spot to the top edge. The dust jacket is a toned along the spine and extremities, with some minor edgewear; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #75275

Price: $250.00

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