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Wertheim, Arthur Frank

W.C. Fields from the Ziegfeld Follies and Broadway Stage to the Screen

Wertheim, Arthur Frank - W.C. Fields from the Ziegfeld Follies and Broadway Stage to the Screen, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. 1915: A Momentous Year

1. Confronting Florenz Ziegfeld
Arthur Frank Wertheim

2.
Pool Sharks and His Lordship’s Dilemma

Arthur Frank Wertheim

Part II. The Beleaguered Sportsman

3. Spoofing Croquet
Arthur Frank Wertheim

4. Lampooning Tennis
Arthur Frank Wertheim

5. The Frustrated Duffer
Arthur Frank Wertheim

Part III. Entr’actes

6. The Three Musketeers
Arthur Frank Wertheim

7. Bessie and Hattie
Arthur Frank Wertheim

8. Fields’s Well Never Went Dry
Arthur Frank Wertheim

9. From the Midnight Frolic to the Front Lines
Arthur Frank Wertheim

Part IV. Lampooning the Dysfunctional Family

10. The Flivertons
Arthur Frank Wertheim

11. The Breakup with Ziegfeld
Arthur Frank Wertheim

Part V. Broadway Stardom

12. Oh, What a Scandal!
Arthur Frank Wertheim

13. “Confidence Man of the Ages”
Arthur Frank Wertheim

14. Two Legendary Iconoclasts Converge
Arthur Frank Wertheim

15.
The Comic Supplement

Arthur Frank Wertheim

16. A Follies Farewell
Arthur Frank Wertheim

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Film History, American Culture, American Cinema

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Page amount
22 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349949861
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-94985-4

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