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Author Brideson, Cynthia.

Title Ziegfeld and his follies : a biography of Broadway's greatest producer / Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson.

Imprint Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Screen classics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: "A man of triple and quadruple personalities" -- Part 1: Anna and Flo ... and Lillian, 1867-1913 -- The showman, the strongman, and the girl with the eyes -- Gloomy Gus and the Petit bourgeois -- "It's delightful to be married" -- A maelstrom of mirth -- Entrances and exits -- The girl at the top of the stairs -- Part 2. Billie and Flo ... and Marilyn, 1914-1923 -- Taming an incorrigible bounder -- Lively productions -- The past becomes ashes -- The Ziegfelds' Xanadu -- The greatest victory party America has ever known -- Dear old Zieggy and company -- A new normalcy -- The end of the glory days -- part 3: The darkest hour of success, 1923-1932 -- Little boy blue -- Vacations from reality -- A shot in the arm -- Splendor and intelligence -- Ziegfeld laughs ... and cries -- "I can't do this anymore" -- Going home -- Part 4: The legacy of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., 1932- -- Going Hollywood -- His shows must go on -- Beauty slain -- Epilogue: "You can't ever kill magic" -- Appendix: Shows produced and coproduced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
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Subject Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932.
Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932.
Theatrical producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Brideson, Sara.
Other Form: Print version: Brideson, Cynthia. Ziegfeld and his follies. Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015] (DLC) 2015006372
ISBN 9780813160900 (electronic bk.)
0813160901 (electronic bk.)
9780813160894 (electronic bk.)
0813160898 (electronic bk.)
081316088X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813160887 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813160887 (hardcover ; alk. paper)