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C L Hawley

Literary criticism, history, theology, philosophy, classics, history of art and architecture, Yorkshire, Lancashire and also some children's books especially foreign language Ladybird books.

A Matter of Life and Death


Hardback. 124pp. Adapted from the Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger film staring David Niven, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, Kim Hunter and Marius Goring. Two colour plates of David Niven and Kim Hunter as Peter and June. Further black and white plates throughout plus a good selection of black and white plates at the end of the book, showing stills from the film as well photographs from the production. There are biographical notes on Powell and Pressburger and some of the lead actors. Some notes on the production. the film was known as Stairway to Heaven in the USA. Hard to find, especially in a dust jacket. Pink cloth with black titles to front and spine is very clean. Dust jacket is dust marked, rubbed to edges and has a small patch of loss to lower edge reaching into the author’s name as well as a tiny amount of loss to jacket spine ends. Dust jacket is slight faded to the spine. Text is clean. Binding is sound.