Ginger Rogers: A Bio-bibliography (Google eBook)

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 299 pages
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Though chiefly remembered as the dance partner of Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers had many other significant achievements in the entertainment world. She was a dancer, singer, comedienne, and Academy Award winning dramatic actress, as well as the highest paid Hollywood star in 1942. Miss Faris provides a detailed record of Ginger Roger's life and career, painting a picture of her as one of the most versatile performers in the United States. The volume begins with a short biography of Ginger Rogers, along with a succinct chronology of the major events in her life and career. These portions of the book provide a context for the chapters that follow, which contain annotated entries for her stage, film, radio, and television performances. The entries provide production information and cast listings, along with excerpts from reviews and critical commentaries. An extensive annotated bibliography lists books, magazine and newspaper articles, and movie trade publications that provide further information about Ginger Rogers's fascinating career.
  

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Contents

Biography
1
Chronology
15
Plays and Personal Appearances
19
Filmography
35
Radio
159
Television
171
Discography
183
Awards and Honors
193
Song Sheets
199
Annotated Bibliography
209
Magazine Covers
253
Index
257
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About the author (1994)

JOCELYN FARIS holds college degrees in history, business administration, music, and electronics engineering technology. She is the author of "Ginger Rogers: A Bio-Bibliography" (Greenwood Press, 1994).

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