Humor Somerville, Charles: The Shriek (1922), v1, 24 Jun 2019
#1  Pulpmeister 06-24-2019, 09:11 AM
Hardly had Edith M Hull's sensational novel "The Shiek" appeared, and the famous Rudolf Valentino silent movie of it, than this boisterous parody appeared.

Lady Verbeena Mayonnaise ventures into the desert on a madcap expedition, is abducted by the Shriek, endures various comic misaddventures, including being "discovered" by famous movie producer/Director Cyril Gristmille (no relation of course to Cecil B deMille!) before finding true love.

Even the cover has a joke in the bottom ornament...

(The book that inspired it, "The Sheik", is also in this Library).
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#2  radius 06-25-2019, 05:16 PM
Hahaha I was originally going to tell you about the "typo" you made before I read more closely...

Thanks for the books.

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