Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Paperback 631: The Jerk / adapted by Carl Gottlieb

Paperback 631: Warner Books 92-626 (PBO, 1979)

Title: The Jerk
Author: intro and text adaptation by Carl Gottlieb
Cover artist: photo cover

Yours for: $6


Best things about this cover:
  • So I own this for some reason.
  • It's not a novelization so much as a movie still picture book. Every page has a shot from the movie and some accompanying text. I know, I'm really selling it.
  • I always hated those little paddle ball game thingies.


Best things about this back cover:
  • Peter Sellers-esque photo spread.
  • I didn't know a book could "star" someone.
  • Steve Martin's stand-up was a revelation to me (via my dad) when I was a kid.

Page 123~


Carl Reiner, ladies & gentlemen. Carl Reiner.


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1 comment:

Pete said...

This poor book so needs a comment, but all I can come up with is $6!?