RARE! '35 'Call of the Wild' BOOK tie-in CLARK GABLE United Artists ZANUCK MOVIE

RARE! '35 'Call of the Wild' BOOK tie-in CLARK GABLE United Artists ZANUCK MOVIE

We combine shipping where safe to do so. Internationals, we use Global Shipping only. Many of our items are from an old Yankee New England Maine Family estate --Hope you find something you can treasure.  Pictures are worth 1,000 words, so we let our photos do the talking. Be aware that camera flash and your color monitor can cause color difference –-Remember pics are closeups of item and thus exaggerated, use ruler/coin photos and/or Description for better estimate of actual size  We have 5-10 days handling due to health issues, If you need sooner, let us know and we will try to accommodate if we can




From the earliest days of TALKIES!

1935 'Call of the Wild' BOOK by Jack London"DIME NOVEL" published by LYNN Publishingtie-in promotion to the CLARK GABLE MOVIEABOUT THIS BOOK:

This little pocket size First Edition book was published by Lynn Publishing Co., New York, NY as “A Lynn Book®” during a short-lived period in 1935 (ended 1936).

Movie Poster Hard Cover Size: 4.5” x 5.75” x 7/8”; 192 pages; sewn binding

Author: Adapted from Jack London’s novel and the film by Rex Carson

Art: includes 86 motion picture stills from the 1935 Twentieth Century film

The titles began in mid-1935 and ended by the fall of 1936. They were released under the trademark A LYNN BOOK®.  A simple logo featured the trademark within a double-ring circle. 

FROM THE WEB: ''There were 17 confirmed titles produced by the Lynn Publishing Company of New York from 1935 to 1936. The Lynn books drew their content from motion pictures (10 titles) and newspaper comic strips (7 titles). The motion picture stories came from major studios such as Columbia, MGM, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, and United Artists. They included many fine stars such as James Cagney, Ronald Coleman, Clark Gable, and Charles Laughton. The comic character stories, except for Blondie and Dagwood, were taken from the less popular strips of the day.  SEE LAST PHOTO found on the Web (not included in this listing)''

ABOUT THE MOVIE:Released by United ArtistsDARRYL F. ZANUCK PRODUCTIONS / 20th Century Pictures William Wellman, Director


Clark Gable

Loretta Young

Jack Oakie

Reginald Owen

Katherine DeMille

Buck the Dog

PLOT SUMMARY: This early adaptation of the classic Jack London novel follows Jack Thornton (Clark Gable) as he travels across Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush. Thornton is an adventurous prospector who makes a gold strike, only to lose it at the gambling tables. Jack's sidekick, Shorty Houlihan (Jack Oakie), spent time in jail for opening another man's letter that included a precious map outlining where gold is to be found. But the map is not enough. Thornton needs to win enough back at cards for the stake and supplies to get to the Alaska gold fields.   His luck changes when he pays $250 to save a mistreated sled dog named Buck from another Yukon-bound man, British villain Mr. Smith (Reginald Owen) who treats his sled dogs cruelly in the quest to beat everyone to the gold.  Thornton trains the wolf-dog and they bond, Buck proving to be a fine ally in the quest.  Thornton is able to outfit their sled when Buck pulls an overloaded sled 100 yards, winning the bet and reaping $1000 for his new owner.  Armed with supplies, Shorty, and Buck in the lead, Jack Thornton's future looks promising as they head toward gold.  And Buck saves the day again by preventing Smith from shooting Thornton.

--------En route, Jack is detoured from his journey when he rescues Claire Blake (Loretta Young), a woman recently abandoned by her husband in the Alaskan wilderness.  Not knowing if her husband is dead or alive and fearing the worst, Claire joins the expedition. Turns out, the map Shorty opened was in the letter addressed to Claire's husband!  One night, Jack and Claire pet Buck and their fingers touch, sparking a romance.   (available on YouTube)

From the web: 

"Very well made, with a real Yukon feel due to impressive outdoors shooting and cinematography. Good performances, especially from Oakie in a supporting comic relief role and Reginald Owen who scores high with his portrayal of a nasty rich man who's also competing with Gable for the loot. Never short on snobbish insults, and harboring a personal vendetta against Thornton's dog Buck, Owen is a delight in every scene he's in. Great pace, always interesting. Well produced and Clark Gable is ideally cast.  Best of all the versions made although deviates from the novel with the romantic subplot."



Check out our other auctions for sterling charms plus charm bracelets - Horse brasses - Outlander collectibles, too!

We think winner should be pleased.

Stored wrapped in smoke-free home. 

We put 5-10 days handling for health reasons, IF YOU NEED ITEM SOONER, LET US KNOW RIGHT AWAY we will try to accommodate if we can


PAYMENT/SHIPPING:  We accept Paypal - safest for all.  US Shipping includes Delivery confirmation  Will combine shipping where safe to do so.   The ONLY international sales we offer are through s Global Shipping Program. Will gladly combine shipping where safe to do so!! -- We are probably the best packers on .  We want you to get your items exactly as they are when you win them...SO please take note: we double pack any breakables, we often triple pack antiques, so that adds weight to the package. 

Please refer to photos (coloration is/ may be off due to flash and your monitor!)   It is HARD to photograph metal, so please note marks and glare are from flash!!!!!!!!!

 Some GENERAL information about the silver we are listing:

• FYI: it is not unusual for sterling charms to be unmarked from this era: many charms came unmarked on display sales cards that had the maker and metal info; as well as jewelry items under a certain weight did not have to be hallmarked.

• FYI: Purity marks for older silver pieces can differ from those commonly seen today. Sterling Silver Jewelry up until the 1940s era was often stamped “STER” or “STG”  as well as “STERLING”. The “925” and “STERLING” mark has been continuously used throughout the years. 

• FYI: Rhodium is in the Platinum family of metals.
 It was often used in the 50s-70s to plate sterling silver to avoid tarnishing,
 In the Rhodium plating process, 925 Sterling Silver is given a nickel underplate prior to Rhodium plating. The nickel is magnetic and causes the magnetic attraction.

• FYI: Sterling: .925 silver -- European Silver: .800 or .835 or .900 silver -- Euro silver is not inferior, esp. highly collectible vintage Euro silver



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(1) Buyers are expected to read entire listing, view all photos and use as part of the description, compare measurements to your own items, read/understand our policies, and ask questions if anything is unclear BEFORE bidding/buying. 

(2) No more international bids taken because of several bad eggs who bid and then never paid.  We are old and clearing out 2 lifetimes of accumulation so its too tiring to relist over and over!!!  We will sell internationally via ’s Global Shipping Program

(3) Please only bid on this item if you plan on prompt payment & will CONFIRM AND COMMUNICATE w/in 3 days of winning.

(4) We reserve the right not to sell to anyone with Negative or hidden feedback, as we determine. If you have a lot of negatives, it is worth emailing us first before bidding!!!

(5) We're neither Expert nor Dealer, we do our best to be accurate in our descriptions- and like any other buy-it-now or auction, items sold to highest bidder as is, final sale, so be sure to ask questions first.~~~~~~ We are old and clearing out 2 lifetimes of accumulation so really cannot take returns!!

(6) Winning bidder to prepay/must pay S/Ins (We pack VERY WELL, but reserve the right to insist upon insurance against shipping damage or loss)  If insurance is declined, winner must assume any loss/damage.

(7) PLEASE make payment within 4 days OR deal may be cancelled.

(8) We do our best to weigh and measure everything according to our high standards.

(9) We will ship as soon as we are able, after payment is received.  Usually a day or two.  Bear with us, we are slower than we used to be --  And please don't gripe about shipping costs to us, we are victims too!!! Take it up with the Postmaster General at pmgceo(at)usps(dot)gov

(10) WE DO NOT DO REFUNDS.  But some buyers just go ahead and go through – when we prefer you contact us first if there is a problem, give us a chance to make things right for all.  PLEASE NOTE: we charge a 15% RESTOCKING FEE on the total amount if we determine the return is UNWARRANTED: 

**Buyers Remorse. 

**Changed Mind.  

**Dont like Color. 

**Dont like in general.  

**Found another one same or similar for less.

**Doesn't fit.   

**Bid or Bought without asking questions

**Bid or Bought without reviewing measurements in description and/or photo

**Bid or Bought – quote - “By Mistake”

And other such unwarranted excuses

If you go through return system, expect a partial refund unless item is not as described.

--- Again, read #1 again. Buyers are expected to read entire listing, compare measurements, use photos, and ask questions if anything is unclear BEFORE bidding/buying.  Thanks for your understanding.

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PLEASE NOTE ABOUT THE CLOTHING/WEARABLES WE LIST: Any clothing /shoes/accessories we list are helping us to clean out our own closets, to empty boxes of stored goods from a friend’s boutique that went out of business, and to find homes for garments from catalog photo-shoots. We sell as-is with no returns. We are now retired and moving things forward before we ourselves “move forward!!!”

---For all clothing/wearables we sell - new and especially used - we check for holes, tears, wear, spots, or any other imperfections before we list.  Whether new or used, we have made every attempt to note any flaws in our listings, but may miss something due to aging eyes and/or sheer ignorance about a particular item.

---We ask you to understand that even if we missed something in the description, you are still getting a BARGAIN compared to buying retail, so YOU may need to have the item cleaned, shaped, restored, refreshed, get a button replaced, stitch where threads have come loose, whatever...  

----Many are just simply wrinkled from storage... Many can be worn as they are, but would benefit from a pressing or cleaning at winner's discretion -- especially worn garments, or even if clothing in new "store" condition, with or without tags, or New Old Stock, because they were once hanging on racks or in store displays, handled by shoppers, dumped in carts, possibly dropped, certainly tried on, some taken home & then returned to store, -- and/or often have a dingy look from dust and light soiling from handling, or evidence of being in storage.


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