# 13786

[HARRIS, Max; LAMBERT, Elizabeth]. RENE, Roy.

Mo’s memoirs

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Melbourne and Adelaide : Reed and Harris, 1945. Octavo, cloth boards (foxed) with red lettering to spine, lacking dust jacket, 200 pp, illustrated with black and white photographic plates, internally clean and sound, some foxing to endpapers.

The autobiography of celebrated Adelaide-born comedian and vaudevillian Roy Rene (Harry van der Sluys), creator of the famous character Mo McCackie. The ‘autobiography’ was ghost written by Harris and Lambert. (COWLEY, Des, A checklist of Reed & Harris Publications, in The La Trobe Journal No 64, Spring 1999, p. 51).