Arts & Entertainment Fads, Volume 1

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Psychology Press, 1990 - Social Science - 379 pages
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Here is everything a trivia buff would ever want to know about major American fads in arts and entertainment! Well-documented and provocative, Arts & Entertainment Fads provides information on the fads that have gathered national attention and attracted many followers. Spanning time from the colonization of America to the very latest craze, the 120 entries include Tin Pan Alley, Barbershop Quartet, Betty Boop, James Bond, Charlie Chaplin, Punk Rock, The Charleston, Pop Art, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 3-D, On the Road, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, “Casey at the Bat,” Tom Wolfe, and Currier & Ives.
 

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Contents

Answer Songs
11
Barnum
27
Betty Boop
41
The Cakewalk
57
Charlie Chaplin
71
Columbia Comedy Shorts
87
Davy Crockett
93
Dime Novels
107
Optical Toys
215
Pantomime
221
Pasticcio
227
Pete Smith Specialties
233
Pop Art
241
Psychedelic Posters
249
Punk Rock
255
First Blood Part II
261

Farrah FawcettMajors
121
Mary Hartman Mary Hartman
135
Hopalong Cassidy
149
Peter Max
163
Minstrel Shows
177
The Monkees
183
Monster Movies
189
Movie Serials
197
Nickelodeons
203
Ninja Movies
209
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
267
The San Francisco Sound
273
Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
281
Frank Sinatra
289
Striptease
303
Swing Music
317
J R R Tolkien
331
Underground Newspapers
345
Tom Wolfe
359
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