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Florenz Ziegfeld, twentieth-century showman

Robert H. Badrig

Florenz Ziegfeld, twentieth-century showman

by Robert H. Badrig

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Published by SamHar Press in Charlotteville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932.,
  • Theater -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the early twentieth-century showman whose productions featuring some of the best performers of the day were renowned for beautiful girls and sumptuous sets.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 27.

    Statementby Robert H. Badrig.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesOutstanding personalities, no. 37
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.Z5 B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5462779M
    LC Control Number73165423

      The name Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. () 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. SamHar Press is a book publisher. Some of the books published by SamHar Press include Florenz Ziegfeld: Twentieth Century Showman, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, modern revolutionary, guerilla theorist, The Convention and the Crisis: Chicago , and Hermann Hesse: Modern German Poet and Writer.

    ‎ Kevin Guytano Frick ‎ to Florenz Ziegfeld’s Early Years (’s - ) July 11 at AM BROADWAY HISTORY FLORENZ ZEIGFELD GIFT TO CAST OF 'THE TURTLE' () The producer's producer himself, showman extraordinaire, Florenz Ziegfeld II produced this.   Flo Ziegfeld and Anna Held were Broadway royalty for 10 years. They lived extravagantly at the Ansonia Hotel as Anna starred in hit after hit "Papa's .

    - Explore tamsindarke's board "Ziegfeld" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ziegfeld follies, Ziegfeld girls, Vintage sheet music pins. Nationality: American. Born: Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke, in Washington, D.C., 7 August (some sources say ); daughter of William (Billy) Burke, an internationally celebrated Barnum and Bailey circus clown. Family: Married theater impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, ; daughter: Patricia. Career: Toured Europe and the United States with the circus that employed her father, s.


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Florenz Edward Ziegfeld Jr. (Ma – J ) was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (–), inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris. He also produced the musical Show Boat. He was known as the "glorifier of the American girl".

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