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American vaudeville as seen by its contemporaries

American vaudeville as seen by its contemporaries

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vaudeville -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited and with commentary by Charles W. Stein.
    SeriesA Da Capo paperback
    ContributionsStein, Charles W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1968.U5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 393 p. :
    Number of Pages393
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21255084M
    ISBN 100306802562

    vaudeville (vôd`vĭl), originally a light song, derived from the drinking and love songs formerly attributed to Olivier Basselin Basselin, Olivier, 15th cent., French miller of Vire, Normandy. He was one of the Compagnons du Vau de Vire [companions of the Vire valley], who made drinking songs, love songs, and war songs. vaudeville vôd´vĭl [], originally a light song, derived from the drinking and love songs formerly attributed to Olivier Basselin and called Vau, or Vaux, de Vire. Similar to the English music hall, American vaudeville was a live entertainment consisting of unrelated songs, dances, acrobatic and magic acts, and humorous skits and sketches by a variety of performers and acts, each .

    The character from The Perfect Fool would later become one of his most memorable stage personas. In addition to being an actor and a comic, Wynn was also a writer and producer. ed. American Vaudeville: As Seen By Its Contemporaries. New York, NY: Da Capo, Ed Wynn. Cover ED WYNN (The Perfect Fool) in THE GRAB BAG. Book, lyrics and. The Voice of the City: Vaudeville and Popular Culture in New York (); Staples, Shirley. Male-Female Comedy Teams in American Vaudeville, – Theater and Dramatic Studies 16 (); Stein, Charles, ed. American Vaudeville as Seen by Its Contemporaries (); Tucker, Sophie, with Dorothy Giles.

    Size=8"x", pp(Index). Many COLOR & B/W Photos. ISBN DJ rubbed on rear cover, 1/2" DJ tear head of spine, DJ spine background color slightly faded, o.w. clean, tight, bright. Price unclipped. NO ink names, bookplates etc. [Biography; Vaudeville; American Theatre; Showmen] SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE WE ALWAYS PACK WITH. Edward Milton Royle, "The Vaudeville Theatre," Scribner's Magazine 26 (October ) in Stein, American Vaudeville as See by Its Contemporaries, 31; Keith's Union Square Playbill, Decem , in "A History of Early Variety and Vaudeville in America," scrapbook compiled by .


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Responsibility. About 60 short pieces—most of them from newspapers and magazines of the vaudeville period (), some excerpted from memoirs written in later, retrospective years.

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Similar to the English music hall, American vaudeville was a live entertainment consisting of unrelated songs, dances, acrobatic and magic acts, and humorous skits and sketches by a variety of performers and acts, each .