Fanny Brice (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - 638 pages
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& Quot;I've done everything in the theatre except marry a property man," Fanny Brice once boasted. "I've acted for Belasco and I've laid 'em out in the rows at the Palace. I've doubled as an alligator; I've worked for the Shuberts; and I've been joined to Billy Rose in the holy bonds. I've painted the house boards and I've sold tickets and I've been fired by George M. Cohan. I've played in London before the king and in Oil City before miners with lanterns in their caps." Fanny Brice was indeed show business personified, and in this luminous volume, Herbert G. Goldman, acclaimed b.
  

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Contents

Introduction
3
a A Borach
7
Enter Miss Brice
21
a College Girl
35
a Shubert Sonata
49
a NickArnstein
61
n Into Her Own
73
a The Fugitive
91
a The ShortStemmed Rose
131
Baby Snooks at Last
147
That Rat
171
a Life Without Roses
183
a Closing Number
197
The Legacy
211
Filmography
271
Discography
287

a What Every Woman Nose
101
The Divorce from My Man
113

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