TAC: A Magazine of Theatre, Film, Radio, Music, Dance [May 1939]. Edna Ocko.

TAC: A Magazine of Theatre, Film, Radio, Music, Dance [May 1939]

New York: Theatre Arts Committee, 1939. First Edition.

Quarto (11 3/4 inches x 8 3/4 inches; 292 x 220 mm), 31, [1] pages, in stapled pictorial wrappers.

Scarce monthly magazine of the Theatre Arts Committee, a left-wing theatre group that was active in supporting victims of the Spanish Civil War. Heavily illustrated with black-and-white photos.

The cover story, by Leon Turrou, discusses the film, "Confessions of a Nazi Spy." (Turrou was a former G-man who served as technical adviser on the film.) Vera Caspary delves into the Zurich theatre world; Michael Blankfort writes about his profession, screenwriting; Kenneth White describes a new puppet film for the World's Fair; Robert Stebbins reviews movies; Eleanor Flexner reviews theatre; and Aaron Copland contributes a short article on music.

Scarce in commerce.

CONDITION: Soling to covers, internally clean and bright. A Very Good or better copy. Item #1481

Price: $375.00

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