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John Heyman s Book of Really Good Jokes

Author : John Heyman
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John Heyman s Book of Really Good Jokes

Author : John A. Heyman
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Video Versions

Author : Thomas L. Erskine
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Over 300 entries arranged by their theatrical origins provides an overview and critical commentary of each film and highlights similarities and differences to the source play.

Birth of a Dynasty

Author : Joel Sherman
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An overview of the 1996 Yankee season describes the pivotal contributions of manager Joe Torre, the achievements of such athletes as Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera, and the team's four subsequent championships.

The Oxford Magazine

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The Complete Book of 1930s Broadway Musicals

Author : Dan Dietz
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Despite the stock market crash of October 1929, thousands of theatregoers still flocked to the Great White Way throughout the country’s darkest years. In keeping with the Depression and the events leading up to World War II, 1930s Broadway was distinguished by numerous political revues and musicals, including three by George Gershwin (Strike Up the Band, Of Thee I Sing, and Let ’Em Eat Cake). The decade also saw the last musicals by Gershwin, Jerome Kern, and Vincent Youmans; found Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in full flower; and introduced both Kurt Weill and Harold Arlen’s music to Broadway. In The Complete Book of 1930s Broadway Musicals, Dan Dietz examines in detail every musical that opened on Broadway from 1930 through 1939. This book discusses the era’s major successes, notorious failures, and musicals that closed during their pre-Broadway tryouts. It includes such shows as Anything Goes, As Thousands Cheer, Babes in Arms, The Boys from Syracuse, The Cradle Will Rock, The Green Pastures, Hellzapoppin, Hot Mikado, Porgy and Bess, Roberta, and various editions of Ziegfeld Follies. Each entry contains the following information: Plot summary Cast members Names of all important personnel, including writers, composers, directors, choreographers, producers, and musical directors Opening and closing dates Number of performances Critical commentary Musical numbers and the performers who introduced the songs Production data, including information about tryouts Source material Details about London and other foreign productions Besides separate entries for each production, the book offers numerous appendixes, including a discography, filmography, and list of published scripts, as well as lists of black-themed and Jewish-themed productions. This comprehensive book contains a wealth of information and provides a comprehensive view of each show. The Complete Book of 1930s Broadway Musicals will be of use to scholars, historians, and casual fans of one of the greatest decades in musical theatre history.

Halliwell s Film Guide

Author : Leslie Halliwell
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A comprehensive guide to around 20,000 of the most enduring movies ever made, including American, British, and foreign-language films, as well as movies of the silent era.

The Story of Fake Books

Author : Barry Kernfeld
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Bootleg fake books - unauthorized anthologies of songs notated in a musical shorthand - have been used for decades by countless pop, jazz, and country musicians. Drawing from FBI files, newspaper accounts, court records, and oral history, Bootlegging Songs to Musicians reveals the previously unknown stories of the origins and prosecution of pop-song fake-book bootleggers, and of the emergence of the definitive jazz fake book, The Real Book.


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The Horn Book Guide to Children s and Young Adult Books

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