The five Sedgwicks : pioneer entertainers of Vaudeville, film and television / Michael Zmuda.
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|Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL||791.4 ZMU (Text)||38217000460911||Nonfiction BPL||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780786496686 (softcover : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 263 pages ; 25.5 cm
- Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2015.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Medicine shows and gas-lighted theaters -- Tank towns and four-a-day Vaudeville -- Orange groves and shootouts -- Dynamite's daughter, the ramblin' kid, and the diamond queen -- The saddle hawk, Lightnin' the police dog and Leo the lion -- The rise of the almighty studio system and the fall of the silent film -- The business of laughter during the Depression years -- A Hollywood in transition and the fate of the silent idol -- Nazis, country bumpkins, and a couple of redheads -- Journey beyond the silver screen.
"Individually and together, The Five Sedgwicks are among the unsung heroes of the early history of filmmaking in Hollywood. Their work took them from vaudeville to silent film, through the studio era and into the Golden Age of television." This book is a tribute to the family's contribution to the entertainment industry"-- Provided by publisher.
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