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Author Goldman, Herbert G.

Title Fanny Brice : the original funny girl / Herbert G. Goldman
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (x, 308 pages, 17 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Oxford paperbacks
Oxford paperbacks.
Contents Borach -- Enter Miss Brice -- College girl -- Shubert Sonata -- Nick Arnstein -- Into her own -- Fugitive -- What every woman nose -- Divorce from "my man" -- Short-stemmed rose -- Baby snooks at last -- "Rewolt!" -- Divorced again: 'that rat" -- Life without roses -- Closing number
Summary An all-round entertainer, Fanny Brice was one of the great names of American theatre in the early 20th century, yet her legacy has been distorted by unrealistic American films. This biography surveys Brice's strength as an entertainer and her complex and difficult private life
Analysis United States
Variety shows
Bibliography Discography: pages 287-289
Filmography: pages 271-276
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-221) and index
Radiography: pages 277-285
Stageography: pages 223-269
Notes Print version record
Subject Brice, Fanny.
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Comedians -- United States -- Biography.
Singers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91017373
ISBN 0195057252 (acid-free paper)
1429407824 (electronic bk.)
9780195057256 (acid-free paper)
9781429407823 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)