Ziegfeld and His Follies
A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer (Screen Classics)
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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.
University Press of Kentucky, 9780813160887, 576pp.
Publication Date: June 12, 2015
About the Author
Cynthia Brideson is coauthor of Also Starring...: Forty Biographical Essays on the Greatest Character Actors of Hollywood's Golden Era, 1930--1965.Sara Brideson is coauthor of Also Starring...: Forty Biographical Essays on the Greatest Character Actors of Hollywood's Golden Era, 1930--1965.