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    Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. [New York:] New Directions, [1947]. First edition, fourth printing; association copy, inscribed or signed by several cast members for Danny Selznick. Signatures include Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Jessica Tandy, and Karl Malden. Inscribed by Kim Hunter on the verso of the first blank: "Love + best wishes / always, Danny- / one of my Favorite / people- / Kim." Selznick's ownership inscription on the lower corner of the half-title page. Octavo (9 x 5.75 inches; 228 x 146 mm.). [2, blank], 171, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's red pictorial boards. Original dust jacket. Book's spine a bit toned; binding worn at edges; front joint starting; text a bit toned; light soiling to edges of text block; last few leaves a bit wrinkled. Dust jacket spine toned; jacket worn and chipped; jacket toned and thumbsoiled; price-clipped. Still, very good. Danny Selznick (born in 1936) is a producer and the youngest son of David O. Selznick; it was Selznick's mother, Irene Mayer Selznick, who produced the stage version of Streetcar Named Desire; it was she who recommended to film producer Charles Feldman to cast Kim Hunter in the screen version. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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