One of my oldest collections began before I was ten years old, when I bought my first two Pyramid books about film—about Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Published in the 1970s, the layout these books was perfect for a kid, as they simply presented a survey of the actor’s film work chronologically eschewing almost everything personal. Some of them were written by future film experts like Leonard Maltin. They are a great example of a collection that has little monetary value but means the world to me, as it represents the seeds of passion for my future film studies.
Month: August 2017
“This just isn’t my time. I grew up in the age of Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin—where a fat, ugly broad that could sing, had value. Now everything is about image.” – Bill Withers…
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