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Ziegfeld and his follies [electronic resource] : A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer. Cynthia Brideson.

Brideson, Cynthia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780813160900 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780813160894 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: The name Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867—1932) is synonymous with the decadent revues that the legendary impresario produced at the turn of the twentieth century. These extravagant performances were filled with catchy tunes, high-kicking chorus girls, striking costumes, and talented stars such as Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice, Marilyn Miller, W. C. Fields, and Will Rogers. After the success of his Follies, Ziegfeld revolutionized theater performance with the musical Show Boat (1927) and continued making Broadway hits — including Sally (1920), Rio Rita (1927), and The Three Musketeers (1928) — several of which were adapted for the silver screen.In this definitive biography, authors Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson offer a comprehensive look at both the life and legacy of the famous producer. Drawing on a wide range of sources — including Ziegfield's previously unpublished letters to his second wife, Billie Burke (who later...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 29413 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7101 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device. (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 29411 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7106 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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