The Street where I Live

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Da Capo Press, 1978 - Performing Arts - 333 pages
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This warm, loving, and often hilarious personal history of My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Gigi describes the cast of a great era in American musical theater: Moss Heart, Fritz Loewe, Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Cecil Beaton, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Leslie Caron, Vincente Minelli, Arthur Freed, and many others... How these people worked together to conceive, finance, write, produce, stage, and present these brilliant shows is detailed here, in one of the most delightful books ever written on the world of Broadway.

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User Review  - Rick Rapp - Goodreads

Alan Jay Lerner's autobiography delivers a surprisingly strong punch. The book focuses on his three biggest successes (with Fritz Loewe). It is a Who's Who of the theatrical world of the mid-twentieth century, yet it is often poignant and charming. Read full review

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User Review  - Evan - Goodreads

I'm not really sure why I picked this up, but I quite enjoyed it. (And why not? Snappy, engaging writing was part of his job description.) It was the rare memoir where you didn't have to have a deep ... Read full review

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Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986) wrote lyrics to Brigadoon, Love Life, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Gigi, and Camelot, among others. He was the author of The Musical Theatre: A Celebration.

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