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The Resource Ziegfeld and his follies : a biography of Broadway's greatest producer, Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

Ziegfeld and his follies : a biography of Broadway's greatest producer, Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

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Ziegfeld and his follies : a biography of Broadway's greatest producer
Title
Ziegfeld and his follies
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a biography of Broadway's greatest producer
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Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson
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eng
Summary
In this definitive biography, Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson offer a comprehensive look at both the life and legacy of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. Drawing on a wide range of sources, they provide a lively and well-rounded account of Ziegfeld as a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a lover, and an alternately ruthless and benevolent employer. Lavishly illustrated, this is an intimate and in-depth portrait of a figure who profoundly changed American entertainment
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English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Screen classics
Ziegfeld and his follies : a biography of Broadway's greatest producer, Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson
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Ziegfeld and his follies : a biography of Broadway's greatest producer, Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt14tqd2z
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "A man of triple and quadruple personalities" -- Part 1: Anna and Flo ... and Lillian, 1867-1913 -- The showman, the strongman, and the girl with the eyes -- Gloomy Gus and the Petit bourgeois -- "It's delightful to be married" -- A maelstrom of mirth -- Entrances and exits -- The girl at the top of the stairs -- Part 2. Billie and Flo ... and Marilyn, 1914-1923 -- Taming an incorrigible bounder -- Lively productions -- The past becomes ashes -- The Ziegfelds' Xanadu -- The greatest victory party America has ever known -- Dear old Zieggy and company -- A new normalcy -- The end of the glory days -- part 3: The darkest hour of success, 1923-1932 -- Little boy blue -- Vacations from reality -- A shot in the arm -- Splendor and intelligence -- Ziegfeld laughs ... and cries -- "I can't do this anymore" -- Going home -- Part 4: The legacy of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., 1932- -- Going Hollywood -- His shows must go on -- Beauty slain -- Epilogue: "You can't ever kill magic" -- Appendix: Shows produced and coproduced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr
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1 online resource.
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online
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9780813160900
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rdamedia
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