ANN SHERIDAN AND THE SIGN OF THE SPHINX

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From 1941 to 1947,there were a series of 16 books for girls which featured a Hollywood star in the book title and their image on the dust jacket.
Presumably with the permission of the star and their studio,all the stories were entirely fictitious. In some,the star is visiting friends and some of the characters don’t even recognise the actress!
The stars take part in stories comparable to the Nancy Drew mysteries and adventures.

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In some of the books, the heroine has the same name and appearance of the star, but has no connection to the star!
For the Ginger Rogers title,Ginger’s mother Lela Rogers wrote the story.
Amazingly, several of the books are on Amazon and I imagine they are very collectible,if only for the covers.
The publisher was Whitman Authorised Editions for Girls.

Below are some photos of the books.

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