Item #013022 LES PENSEES DE MOMO. Maurice Chevalier, Marlene Dietrich.
LES PENSEES DE MOMO

LES PENSEES DE MOMO

Paris: Presses de la Cite, 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Presumed first edition of a book of sayings composed by French actor and singer Maurice Chevalier. Copy owned by the legendary Marlene Dietrich, inscribed to her by Chevalier on the half title: "Pout toi - Merveilleuse Marlinou que ne sont pour le reste de ma que tendres et admirations a ton sujet". Marlinou is his affectionate nickname for Marlene and the inscription conveys the affection he had for her. Roughly translated to English: "For you. the marvelous Marlene who for the rest of my life gets nothing but tenderness and admiration as far as your concerned". Indeed, Dietrich and Chevalier were dear friends, both Europeans whose international stardom extended to and from Hollywood. Her correspondence with Chevalier - along with many other international luminaries- is part of The Marlene Dietrich Collection at theStiftung Deutsche Kinemathek in Germany. Book near fine. Dustjacket has a closed tear bottom edge front panel and at the bottom right corner, too. Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #013022

Price: $1,250.00