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Vaudeville turns

humorous monologues and one-act sketches for club, lodge, home, school, or professional production

by Arthur LeRoy Kaser

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Published by Walter H. Baker in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vaudeville

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur LeRoy Kaser
    SeriesBaker"s edition of plays
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26662593M
    OCLC/WorldCa135310301

    Black Vaudeville was based on performances that came out of the movement and style of African vaudeville years were the early s until the early s. These acts were unique on the vaudeville scene because the performers brought in different experience that the white performers could not convey. Define vaudeville. vaudeville synonyms, vaudeville pronunciation, vaudeville translation, English dictionary definition of vaudeville. n. 1. a. Stage entertainment offering a variety of short acts such as slapstick turns, song-and-dance routines, and juggling performances. who wrote vaudeville turns for a living and blank verse tragedies.

    Vaudeville performers were independent contractors, seeking bookings from week to week. They often made up in personality and energy what they may have lacked in skill. Comedy acts generally drew on stock material, either joke books published for such use, or existing routines inherited, purchased or "borrowed" from other comics. vaudeville (vôd`vĭl), originally a light song, derived from the drinking and love songs formerly attributed to Olivier Basselin Basselin, Olivier, 15th cent., French miller of Vire, Normandy. He was one of the Compagnons du Vau de Vire [companions of the Vire valley], who .

    Vaudeville, Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America, 2 volumes | Frank Cullen, Florence Hackman, Donald McNeilly | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.   by Geoffrey Hilsabeck. We are left with the word vaudeville and little more than that. Vaudeville. We are left with traces: a few flat descriptions in books, some scratchy studio recordings, and what survives in early Hollywood, the anarchic Marx Brothers, Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, Buster’s great stone face, learned on vaudeville where deadpan was king.


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A first-hand chronicle of the weekly shows, rehearsals, costumes, publicity stunts, and backstage intrigues that typified any vaudeville performer, Lollipop sweeps the reader into the jazz age, when live stage show entertainment served as the West Coast's main link to the current music and dance trends in New York, detailing Clar's ten-year association with Fanchon and Marco fromfirst as a Cited by: 2.

From tovaudeville was at the heart of show business in the States. Its stars were America's first stars in the modern sense, and it utterly dominated American popular culture. Writer and modern-day vaudevillian Trav S.D. chronicles vaudeville's far-reaching impact in No Applause--Just Throw Money.

He explores the many ways in which Cited by:   The Hardcover of the Lollipop: Vaudeville Turns with a Fanchon and Marco Dancer by Reva Howitt Clar at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Reva Howitt Clar. Synopsis: This book is a biography of vaudeville in the United States.

For a period of about 30 years, vaudeville was the main source of entertainment here in the USA. It's legacy lives on at halftime shows during major sporting events, America's Got Talent, traveling circuses and loads of shows in Vegas/5.

This book shows eminent actors performing under stringent conditions in vaudeville. It was a strange notion in that leading lights of the legitimate stage would ever join a bill of 'turns', with everything from song-and-dance to criminals regaling crowds with their exploits.

It chroniclesBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Books shelved as Vaudeville turns book Bluffton: My Summers with Buster Keaton by Matt Phelan, No Applause--Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous.

Terry Fallis’s latest turns space travel into entertainment Open this photo in gallery: Up and Down offers a lighthearted plot involving slamming doors, vaudeville turns, plot twists and a lot Author: Shane Mccune.

Vaudeville; the book Item Preview remove-circle Some Other Turns LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Sarah Bernhardt Frontispiece Eva Tanguay 25 Gertrude Vanderbilt 80 Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader Worldcat (source edition) Year Pages: In the first half of his book, Mr.

Erdman provides a concise overview of vaudeville in its maturing phase and examines show business of the early Twentieth Century within the framework of other industries of the time and the marketing strategies they employed to convince the public of the superiority of mass-produced goods over handmade and customized products.

Book Description. This is a one-of-a-kind reference work to the history of vaudeville, performance art, burlesque, revue, and comic opera. Most of these artists are not profiled in other reference books and the author has done deep research, including archival work and personal interviews, to uncover the rich history of this American artform.

As stated in Andrew Erdman's book Blue Vaudeville, the Vaudeville stage was "a highly sexualized space where unclad bodies, provocative dancers, and singers of 'blue' lyrics all vied for attention.".

some of the dances throughout the book, she nonetheless offers a sense of the range of numbers that vaudeville dancers were ex pected to know-from ballroom, buck and wing, and the waltz clog, to the apache and stair dance.

Some of the most interesting anecdotes concern Howitt's discussion of the danc ers' rehearsal and training methods. One of. vaudeville (vôd´vĬl), originally a light song, derived from the drinking and love songs formerly attributed to Olivier Basselin and called Vau, or Vaux, de Vire. Similar to the English music hall, American vaudeville was a live entertainment consisting of unrelated songs, dances, acrobatic and magic acts, and humorous skits and sketches by a variety of performers and acts, each on stage for.

"No Applause-Just Throw Money, or the Book That Made Vaudeville Famous" is as sassy as its title. As bold a writer as he is performer, Trav S.D.'s book is all the better for it. Critics have commented that it is amusing-and it is-very, but it also affords, within its plus pages, a solid survey of vaudeville history from its roots through Cited by: Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article.

Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. This book shows eminent actors performing under stringent conditions in vaudeville. It was a strange notion in that leading lights of the legitimate stage would ever join a bill of 'turns', with everything from song-and-dance to criminals regaling crowds with their exploits.

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Histories LOOKING AT THE AUDIENCE HISTORY I You can pick the date, but somewhere in time between andEurope and the United States opened the door to the modern era. Several wars waged during that period jump-started the Industrial Revolution, and the political revolutions in American Colonies and France preached that all men Histories Read More».

SHORT VAUDEVILLE TURNS; Grapewin and Chance in a Well-Acted Sketch at Keith's. From Box Office to Footlights -- A Loop-the-Loop Invention -- Why Two Singers Wept. The Vaudeville Theatre Box Office is open Monday to Saturday 10am-8pm.

Where there are performances on a Sunday, the Box Office will open from 10am until the start of the final performance of the day.

The Vaudeville Theatre is located on Strand, near to Covent Garden and Charing Cross in London’s West End. Vaudeville, a farce with music. The term vaudeville, adopted in the United States from the Parisian boulevard theatre, is probably a corruption of vaux-de-vire, satirical songs in couplets, sung to popular airs in the 15th century in the Val-de-Vire (Vau-de-Vire), Normandy, France.

It passed into theatrical usage in the early 18th century to describe a device employed by professional actors to.Get this from a library!

Lollipop: vaudeville turns with a Fanchon and Marco dancer. [Reva Howitt Clar; Mimi Melnick] -- "Take a journey back in time to an era when movie theaters were movie houses, jazz was king, and vaudeville was one of the premiere forms of.

By now his repertoire had grown to 27 different country characters, although he could never fit them all into a single vaudeville turn.). His humor book The Specialist (which was told from the point of view of a man who built outhouses) sold over 2 million copies.

Yes, children, even your great grandparents thought poop was funny.