Ann Sothern

Author: Margie Schultz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313264634
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Ann Sothern was often quoted as saying she had played every venue in show business except fairs. For over 60 years, she has captivated audiences from the stage, on radio and television, in film, and as a recording artist. This book is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet of her life, the book features an extensive annotated bibliography of articles by and about Miss Sothern. The book includes a filmography and discography, as well as comprehensive lists of Miss Sothern's stage, radio, and television appearances. Schultz has done a magnificent job of documenting Ann Sothern's career. "Classic Images" Ann Sothern was often quoted as saying she had played every venue in show business except fairs. "Ann Sothern: A Bio-Bibliography" is proof that her statement was not far from wrong. For over 60 years, she has captivated audiences from the stage, on radio and television, in film, and as a recording artist. This book is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet of her life, the book features an extensive annotated bibliography of articles by and about Miss Sothern. The book includes a filmography and discography, as well as comprehensive lists of Miss Sothern's stage, radio, and television appearances. "Ann Sothern: A Bio-Bibliography" is the first full-length examination of Miss Sothern's life and career. In addition to individual chapters on each facet of her career, the book features an extensive annotated bibliography of articles by and about Miss Sothern. The book includes a filmography and discography, as well as comprehensive lists of Miss Sothern's stage, radio, and television appearances. It is the first source to include a complete episode guide for Miss Sothern's television series, "Private Secretary," "The Ann Sothern ShoW," "The Lucy ShoW," and "My Mother the Car." An appendix lists products which were endorsed by Miss Sothern or which used her likeness in promotion. The book utilizes sixteen photographs, including four from Miss Sothern's personal collection, which she donated to the Ketchum Community Library in Ketchum, Idaho. A great library reference source, this book will be of interest to film scholars and fans of Miss Sothern.

Eleanor Powell

Author: Margie Schultz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313281105
Size: 24.60 MB
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Eleanor Powell began her notable career at age 12, by dancing in a supper show at an Atlantic City hotel. As a teenager, she moved to vaudeville and Broadway, where producers insisted that she become a tap dancer. Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, she was the queen of tap dancing, appearing in some of the best-loved musicals of all time. This book provides detailed information about her career and her many performances, appearances, and awards.

Jayne Mansfield

Author: Jocelyn Faris
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313285446
Size: 75.12 MB
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People today remember Jayne Mansfield as a famous Hollywood movie star. However, she starred in only three American movies before moving to low-budget European films. She was a master of publicity who appeared in newspapers across the nation almost daily. Through her frequent exposure in the media, she gave the public the false impression that she was a major movie star. This book explores her stormy love life and gives annotated entries for all her performances.

Ginger Rogers

Author: Jocelyn Faris
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313291777
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Ginger Rogers had a versatile and successful career as a dancer, singer, comedienne, and Academy Award winning dramatic actress. Here is a detailed guide to her many accomplishments in the entertainment world. Though she is remembered chiefly as the dance partner of Fred Astaire, her work spanned a number of media and she was one of the most famous actresses in the United States. Faris provides detailed information on all of her performances.

Ann Sheridan

Author: Margie Schultz
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
ISBN: 9780313284823
Size: 48.49 MB
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Recounts the fascinating life and career of Ann Sheridan and provides detailed information about all of her performances.

Joan Fontaine

Author: Marsha Lynn Beeman
Publisher:
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Traces and details the life and career of Joan Fontaine.

Lillian Russell

Author: Donald Ray Schwartz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN:
Size: 36.45 MB
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In this thorough study of Lillian Russell, chapters provide detailed entries of her performances and extensive bibliographic information.

Betty Comden And Adolph Green

Author: Alice M. Robinson
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
ISBN: 9780313276590
Size: 38.88 MB
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This reference provides a detailed overview of the work of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who for over fifty years have collaborated on skits, musicals, revues, and films. The book begins with a biography and a chronology, which serve as a summary of the major events in their lives and careers. Then there are six sections detailing their work on Broadway. Other sections then document their radio and film work. The sections contain entries for all of the productions with which Comden and Green were involved, and the entries provide full information about the performances, including cast lists, plot summaries, reviews, and commentaries. These sections are followed by an extensive bibliography and an appendix that lists the awards and nominations that Comden and Green and their works have received. A thorough index adds to the usefulness of the book.

Robert Wise

Author: Frank T. Thompson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN:
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A comprehensive look at the career of the director of such classic films as The Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story, and The Sound of Music.

Ellen Stewart And La Mama

Author: Barbara Lee Horn
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
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This volume chronicles the life and career of Ellen Stewart, who as a black fashion designer with no experience in theater founded the Cafe La Mama, one of the most influential experimental theaters in the world.