The 7 Lively Arts

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Courier Corporation, 1957 - Performing Arts - 306 pages
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Intelligent, engaging discussions of slapstick, comic strips, vaudeville, and other elements of popular culture and their relationship to such traditional art forms as opera, ballet, drama, and classical music. Tributes to Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, and a host of other celebrities. 28 illustrations.
 

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Contents

An Imaginary Conversation
27
Charlie Chapli
41
Say It with Music
57
Tearing a Pauion to Ragtime
83
Mr Dooley Meet Mr Lardner
111
A Tribute to Florenz Ziegfeld
129
The Darktown Strutters on Broadway
149
The OneMan Show
177
The Krazy Kat That Walks by Himself
228
The True and Inimitable Kings of Laughter 197
298
The Great God Bogus
309
Before a Pivture by Pimsso
345
Appendix to I Am Here ToDay
361
Bananas and Other Songs
367
Appendix to These Too n
374
Further Note on the Fratellini
380

The Demonic in the American Theatre
191
These Too
203
The Vulgar Comic Strip
213
Acknowledgments
391
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