Strictly Ding-Dong and Other Swing Stories

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1941.

Price: $150.00

First edition. Owner's name on the front fly else fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with some rubbing. A collection of swing stories featuring Ding-Dong Williams which were the basis for the 1946 William A. Berke film Ding Dong Williams featuring Glenn Vernon as Ding-Dong, a genius with the clarinet who has to have others write what he composes because he doesn't know musical notation. Blurbs by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Paul Whiteman, Guy Lombardo, and Rudy Vallee.

Item #295470

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Strictly Ding-Dong and Other Swing Stories. Richard ENGLISH.