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Charlotte Greenwood The Life and Career of the Comic Star of Vaudeville, Radio and Film (Paperback)

Author:  Grant/ Kellow Hayter-menzies Afterword:  William Luce Foreword By:  Brian Kellow
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 078642995X
ISBN-13: 9780786429950
Sku: 203935109
Publish Date: 5/1/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.75H x 7L x 0.75T
Pages:  255
Age Range:  NA
 
Based on Greenwood's unpublished memoirs, this biography presents a personal, detailed look at her colorful life. Beginning with her early years in Philadelphia, Boston and Norfolk, it relates her struggles with ill health, her social difficulties caused by her then unusual height and her realization of her ambition to become an actress. The main focus of the work is her career, which spanned more than 50 years and ranged from vaudeville to the dramatic stage and, finally, to films. Her roles in a variety of works including The Passing Show of 1912, So Long Letty (both stage and film), and I Remember Mama are also discussed. Special emphasis is placed on her career-defining (and best-known) role as Aunt Eller Murphy in the 1955 film adaptation of Oklahoma! Charlotte Greenwood's performance history, a list of her known recordings, and a filmography for her husband Martin Broones are also included, along with a collection of rare photographs and memorabilia.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0255
Product attributePublisher:   McFarland & Company
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