9 edition of Ziegfeld girl found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -233) and index.
|LC Classifications||PN2287.Z5 M58 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 241 p. :|
|Number of Pages||241|
|ISBN 10||0822323036, 0822323230|
|LC Control Number||98038685|
Famous Ziegfeld Girls: Original Broadway Stage Girls Roster Index |Page 1| Plus others (Ziegfelds Chorus Girls, etc) who may have appeared in Ziegfelds show Click here for People portraying Ziegfeld Girls in Film/Movies: There was a difference between the 'Ziegfeld Girl' and the 'Chorus Girl' the former was known as a "Clothes Horse" (little or no dancing, just Beauty and Costumes. (adapted from a talk given at the Ziegfeld Society in April, ). Florenz Ziegfeld was one of the greatest showmen this country every produced. Much ink (and pixels) have been devoted over the years to his most famous creation the Ziegfeld Girl; the current essay will concentrate instead on Ziegfeld’s relationship to vaudeville, both himself as a vaudeville producer, and the many.
Book Description Duke University Press, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. In the first decades of the twentieth century, Broadway teemed with showgirls, but only the Ziegfeld Girl has survived in American popular culture-as a /5(8). Ziegfeld Follies of (Original, Musical, Revue, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through May 9,
title details and video sharing options. now playing Ziegfeld Girl () -- (Movie Clip) Nod Once If You've Heard Me. First scene for Manhattan elevator girl Sheila (Lana Turner), whose passengers include boyfriend Gilbert (James Stewart) and "Noble Sage," (Edward Everett Horton) who, it transpires, was sent on business by his talent-hunting boss, showman Florenz Ziegfeld, in MGM's Ziegfeld. Billie Allen performed in Ziegfeld's musicals The Century Girl () and Dance And Grow Thin (). Although she is listed as Billy Girl in The Century Girl program I have (and in one or more biographical texts), she herself spelled her name as 'Billie.' Allen, Diana: [ACJ]
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Featured in Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.’s renowned revues, which ran on Broadway from tothe Ziegfeld Girl has appeared in her trademark feather headdresses, parading and posing, occasionally singing and dancing, in numerous musicals and musical films paying direct or indirect homage to the intrepid producer and his glorious by: Alfred Cheney Johnston died in a car crash near his home in Connecticut in Years later, a considerable number of original Johnston printed and autographed photographic prints and many original negatives were purchased at several auctions by at least four different American collectors.
This book was about Suzanne and Jada and their achieving Suzannes dream of becoming a Ziegfeld girl. Jada was Suzannes assistant. Suzanne achieved her dream of being a Ziegfeld girl and achieves her dream of acting with Bert Williams, an African American actor/5. In the first decades of the twentieth century, Broadway teemed with showgirls, but only the Ziegfeld Girl has survived in American popular culture-as a figure of legend, nostalgia, and camp.
Featured in Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.'s renowned revues, which ran on Broadway from tothe Author: Linda Mizejewski. Today Patty Ziegfeld, who lives in California with her architect husband, can tell her grandchildren about 'the little girl who spent her childhood in a fairy-tale world of baby elephants and rooms at the Rita and hothouse grapes and Rolls-Royce cars and lion cubs and governesses and ponies and playhouses' - and still managed to live happily /5(6).
Ziegfeld Girl book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the first decades of the twentieth century, Broadway teemed with showgirl /5(8). Directed by Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley. With James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner.
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a /10(K).
Praise “Ziegfeld Girl is well edited and its argumentation flows smoothly. Points are made with brevity, yet thoroughly and convincingly put across The primary contribution of the book is the significant addition it represents to what we know about the theatrical and cinematic history of stardom and the ways that stars carry social history.”Author: Linda Mizejewski.
James Stewart stars alongside Judy Garland, Lana Turner, and Hedy Lamarr in this musical from director Robert Z. Leonard. Telling the story of three women who jump at the opportunity to perform on Broadway, Ziegfeld Girl has received a full-screen transfer on this DVD.
The English soundtrack is presented in mono; a French-dubbed track is also included, along with subtitles in French and Spanish.4/4(3). Featured in Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.'s renowned revues, which ran on Broadway from tothe Ziegfeld Girl has appeared in her trademark feather headdresses, parading and posing, occasionally singing and dancing, in numerous musicals and musical films paying direct or indirect homage to the intrepid producer and his glorious Girl.2/5(1).
Any girl who twists her hat will be fired. – Florenz Ziegfeld. And no Ziegfeld girl ever did as she made her way down the gala stairways of the Ziegfeld Follies in some of the most astonishing spectacles the American theatergoing public ever witnessed.
When Florenz Ziegfeld started in theater, it was flea circus, operetta and sideshow all rolled into by: 3. Star loaded film Ziegfeld Girl is an enjoyable film.
It stars Jimmy Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner. Like I said star loaded.5/5(3). Florenz Ziegfeld in (The Ziegfeld Follies was launched in July at a cost of $13, The show mixed performances by new and established acts–an incredible list of talent that included Will Rogers, Bob Hope, W.
Fields, Josephine Baker, Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice (the original Funny Girl), and Sophie acts were interspersed with musical numbers and tableaux vivant. Ziegfeld girls were the cheesecake pinups of the s.
Beautiful and talented they were the chorus girls of the spectacular Ziegfeld Follies which ran from to Many Ziegfeld girls went on to fame and fortune in the cinema and stars including Barabara Stanwyck (below), Louise Brooks and Joan Blondell all launched their careers from the boards of Ziegfeld’s theatres.
Ziegfeld Girl is a American film starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, and Lana Turner, and co-starring Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Eve. Ziegfeld Girls were the chorus girls from Florenz Ziegfeld's theatrical spectaculars known as the Ziegfeld Follies (–), which were based on the Folies Bergère of Paris.
These showgirls followed on the heels of the "Florodora girls", who had started to "loosen the corset" of the Gibson Girl in the early years of the twentieth : 26K.
At the New Amsterdam Theater on 42nd Street, once home to the Ziegfeld Follies, the oldest living Ziegfeld girl recently took the stage for a charity event.
Doris Eaton Travis is She tells. Yet decades after the final Ziegfeld Follies show, the elusiveness of a Ziegfeld Follies girl seems to remain.
This book from by Marjorie Farnsworth, titled The Ziegfeld Follies: A History in Text and Pictures, brought the performers forward beyond. In an interview with the New York Times, Doris Eaton Travis, the last living Ziegfeld Girl, didn’t seem to have particularly bad memories of her time performing.
In fact, most former Ziegfeld Follies had only fond memories of their glitzy past. Youth, beauty, and global admiration was a Author: All That's Interesting.
Jean Ackerman, a featured member of the Ziegfeld Follies from towas once called the "World's Most Beautiful Brunette." A talented dancer and actress, Ackerman was a darling of the tabloids, attending fashionable parties and other events and being romantically linked with a number of men until she married a wealthy stockbroker and.
Ziegfeld Ziegfeld's Broadway Productions Compiled by John Kenrick. The Century Girl ( performances) - Ziegfeld co-produced this lavish revue which included songs by both Irving Berlin and Victor Herbert. One of the few successful shows to play the cavernous Century Theater.
It was the longest running book musical produced by. The Ziegfeld Girl: The Pin Ups of the Jazz Age You might think that pin-ups started in the s, but the beautiful Ziegfeld Girls were the pin up models of the s. Gracing the covers of magazines and pulling in huge crowds in their stage shows they set a new standard of beauty for the bright young things of s America.In the s, many girls dream of becoming "Glorified American Girls" in Florenz Ziegfeld's Broadway shows.
One such girl is Sheila Regan, an elevator operator from Flatbush, who receives an audition after a chance encounter with Ziegfeld. Another hopeful is teenager Susan Gallagher, who has an act with her father "Pop," an old vaudevillian.