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Wertheim, Arthur Frank

W. C. Fields from Burlesque and Vaudeville to Broadway

Wertheim, Arthur Frank - W. C. Fields from Burlesque and Vaudeville to Broadway, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Arthur Frank Wertheim

Part I. The Fledgling Years

2. Meet the Dukenfields
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3. Life with Father
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Part II. The Training Ground

4. The Tramp Juggler
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5. Initiation Rites
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6. The Sly Conjurer
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7. The Big Time
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Part III. “All the World’s a Stage”

8. “A Master Pantomimist”
Arthur Frank Wertheim

9. “My Art Never Satisfies Me”
Arthur Frank Wertheim

10. To the Antipodes
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11. The Trouper on the Flying Trapeze
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12. The Ham Tree
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Part IV. “What Therefore God Hath Joined Together, Let Not Man Put Asunder”

13. The Breakup
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14. The Affair
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Part V. The Labyrinth to the Ziegfeld Follies

15. The Road to the Palace
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16. The Second Home
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17. “They Had Me Sweating Blood”
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18. Backstabbed
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19. Epilogue: The Defining Moment
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Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, American Cinema, Theatre and Performance Studies, Performing Arts, Literature, general, Arts

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Page amount
289 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137300676
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-67144-1

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