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A Look Back at Vaudeville and Burlesque By Bill McDonald
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A look back at the days of Vaudeville and Burlesque Shows of the 1930s to the 1950s.
1900s Vaudeville Girls - Vintage Photo Portraits By 0dette Abbesse
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This digital scrapbook collection contains well over 100 vintage photos and picture postcard images of the stars of early music hall cabaret and variety shows, actresses and dancers, singers, chorus... More > girls, soubrettes and famous stars in wonderful stage costumes. Divas of the European and American theatre, including Elise de Vere, Gaby Delys and Liane de Vries... With mottled "parchment paper" background effect for an authentic vintage scrapbook look-and-feel. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent Performing Arts series titles! This collectible ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format.< Less
Synopsis of African-American Music From 1860 to Jazz and black Vaudeville By Maximillien De Lafayette
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2nd Edition. Synopsis of African-American Music From 1860 to Jazz and black Vaudeville. Part 2 of LECTURES ON THE BLACK SLAVES, AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC VERSUS THE EARLY WHITE MUSIC AND GOSPEL SONGS.... More > Published by Times Square Press. New York. Chants, Harp Singing, Hymns, Psalms, Spirituals, Railroad, Gospel, Sea Chanties, Ragtime, Cake-Walk, Blues, Jazz. From the very beginning: 1606 – 1776 to the present day. Chronological History of American Music and American Songs. The Afro Slaves and English Pilgrims Brought Music to America. The colonial era: From 1606 to 1776. Historical retrospective of the Afro-American gospel music in the late 19th century. The gospel music: Historical perspective. From the early 20th century to the Caravans. Black Entertainment, Shows, Music and Songs. Styles and genres. The years between 1895 and 1905. From 1985-2014: The era of worship music. Profile of some of the most noted pioneers.< Less
Ahead of the Show By Fred Thorpe
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Want a peek behind the curtain of a traveling comedy troupe in the late 1800s? This show business mystery will thrill fans of golden era vaudeville and entertainment, while the puzzle at the center... More > of the story will keep you guessing until the last page.< Less
Tales of Australian Travelling Circus and Show People, Volume 2 By Compiled by Crystal Burke-Horton
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"Tales..." is a series of volumes telling the stories of Australia's showmen and circus people. In their own words, each person describes in vivid detail the trials, tribulations and... More > triumphs of a life well travelled.< Less
Jarrow - The Humorist Trickster By David Charvet
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Emil Jarrow was a vaudeville headliner during the early 20th century with a unique act combining magic and stand-up comedy (before the term was invented), that took him around the world for over 50... More > years. In this book you'll learn not only about Jarrow's life, but the secrets of his magic that fooled millions; from the Palace Theater in New York, the London Palladium, Tivoli Theaters in Australia, and many more. Richly illustrated with hundreds of rare photographs, playbills and news clippings, this is a treat for aficionados of magic, comedy and theater history.< Less
The Great Nicola By David Charvet
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THE GREAT NICOLA (William Nicol, 1880-1946) gained fame around the world for nearly 50 years. His lavish magic show, consisting of up to 50 tons of equipment, made four world tours between 1910-1939,... More > to the far reaches of China, India, Africa, Australia, South America, the U.S. and everywhere in-between. It was a stage spectacle unrivaled in its time. Through fires, earthquakes, world wars and a sinking ship that finally took his show to the bottom of Singapore Harbor, the journey of The Great Nicola is unlike any other.< Less
Now THAT'S Funny! The Comedy Sketches of Scott Cherney By Scott Cherney
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King Kong's back in New York...The Lone Ranger rides again...but first, a word from our sponsor...CHOCK FULL O' PRUNES (Now that's what I call FAST food...) All this and more from the mind of Scott... More > Cherney, this hilarious collection of non-royalty comedy sketches, gags and blackouts are perfect for any comedy revue, vaudeville or variety show. Now THAT'S Funny! also provides a running commentary by the author with a brief history of the creation of each sketch.< Less
Ade Duval - Silken Sorcerer By David Charvet
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The amazing story of one of the greatest magicians of the 20th Century - who you've probably never heard of before! Ade Duval's career took him around the world with an act that critics called one... More > of the most beautiful and baffling in show business. Duval's "A Rhapsody in Silk" appeared at such famous spots as the Palace Theater in New York, Radio City Music Hall (3 times!), London Palladium, Wintergarden in Berlin, Rex Theater in Paris, Tivoli Theaters in Australia, and many more. He made the transition to television with a completely different manipulative act featuring his original "Smoking Thumb" routine that amazed audiences (and magicians) multiple-times on the Ed Sullivan Show and other top programs of the 1950's. Tragically, Duval's career and life was cut short at the top of his career. This is his warm and remarkable story, much of it told in Duval's own words. Plus the 50+ page Appendix reveals many of Duval's greatest secrets. • 130 illustrations. Foreword by Marvyn Roy.< Less
The Hoosier Hot Shots - And My Friend Gabe By Dick Stodghill
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At the height of the Great Depression three fun-loving young musicians from the flatlands of Central Indiana began broadcasting a fifteen minute daily radio show on WOWO in Fort Wayne. Veterans of... More > the vaudeville circuits, they performed without pay to promote local appearances for $15 per night. The show quickly drew a large following and this led to an opportunity to join the WLS National Barn Dance in Chicago. Their happy, sometimes zany antics proved to be exactly what a Depression-weary country needed. The line that began many of their songs, "Are you ready, Hezzie?" became part of the American lexicon. The Hoosier Hot Shots went on to make hundreds of phongraph records, appear in 22 movies and have their own nationwide radio show. This account of their boy-makes-good lives includes more than 80 photos, illustrations, letters written by one of the original Hot Shots, movie highlights,a discography and more.< Less