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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
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
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
Love In Victorian Times By Patricia Watters
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An anthology of four full-length romance novels set in the 1800s when Queen Victoria sat on the throne of England, and the rest of the western world emulated her demeanor in decorum, protocol, dress... More > and the social graces--except for certain bold and resourceful women like those in these stories, who strayed from the fold to embrace such notions as shedding corsets and crinolines, and remaining free of a husband's control. At least that was their intention... Until love entered the picture. So slip back in time to a world of adventurous ladies who become entangled with irresistible rogues, and rugged frontiersmen, and notorious rakes, and go along with them on their bumpy rides to everlasting love. The four books included in the anthology are Colby's Child, Come Be my Love, Perilous Pleasures and Her Master's Touch. For information on the four books included please visit www.patriciawatters.com.< 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
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
Souvenirs of the Moulin Rouge, Paris! - Vintage Photo Album By Babette Abbeywood
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A collection of famous chorus line showgirl portraits & other souvenir ephemera from Paris' legendary Moulin Rouge theater, compiled in PDF format. Dozens of beautiful women artistes in colorful... More > and sexy stage costumes from yesteryear. For all fans of theatrical and dance nostalgia - a digital scrapbook of vintage photo postcards and reviews from the Golden Age of French music hall. This collectible ebook edition comes with tasters from other Performing Arts and Visual History titles, plus optional rolling slideshow functionality!< Less
Dead Letter Office: a prelude to Bartleby the Scrivener By Matthew Earnest
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In Matthew Earnest's exuberant prequel to Melville's iconic story, three anonymous figures re-route undeliverable mail and inadvertently discover, to their horror, that the Enlightenment ended more... More > than a century ago. A rococo vaudeville show that both celebrates and sighs for the bygone age of Humanism, a joyous elegy for the fading art of the written word.< Less