Item #76257 THE SHRIKE. Joseph Kramm.


New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Winner of the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this play in three acts is set in the mental ward of a city hospital and revolves around a theatrical director who has been driven to the verge of insanity and suicide by his estranged wife. It served as the basis for a 1955 film noir drama starring José Ferrer and June Allyson. Octavo: [iv], 198 p. with photographic illustrations from the original Broadway production, which premiered at the Cort Theater in New York on January 15, 1952. Original cloth binding, with a photographic illustration inset on the front board and decorative black and gilt stamping. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #76257

Price: $50.00

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