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The Resource American popular entertainment : papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment, edited by Myron Matlaw ; sponsored jointly by American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association

American popular entertainment : papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment, edited by Myron Matlaw ; sponsored jointly by American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association

Label
American popular entertainment : papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment
Title
American popular entertainment
Title remainder
papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment
Statement of responsibility
edited by Myron Matlaw ; sponsored jointly by American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2221
LC item number
.C65 1977
Literary form
non fiction
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1977
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Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1924-
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  • American Society for Theatre Research
  • Theatre Library Association
  • Matlaw, Myron
Series statement
Contributions in drama and theatre studies ;
Series volume
no. 1
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  • Performing arts
  • Popular culture
  • Arts du spectacle
  • Culture populaire
  • Performing arts
  • Popular culture
  • Amusement
  • Vaudeville
  • Kongress
  • Unterhaltung
  • Volkskultur
  • United States
  • USA
Label
American popular entertainment : papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment, edited by Myron Matlaw ; sponsored jointly by American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [301]-324
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface / Myron Matlaw -- Notes from an old girl watcher / Monroe Lippman -- Vaudeville : entertainment of the masses / Bill Smith -- Show biz in blackface : the evolution of the minstrel show as a theatrical form / Robert C. Toll -- Ethnic comedy in vaudeville and burlesque / Paul Antonie Distler -- At my mother's knee (and other low joints) / Ralph G. Allen -- Modern burlesque : discussions and skits / Morton Minksy [and others] -- Blacks in vaudeville : Broadway and beyond / Helen Armstead-Johnson -- "A little letter to Mamma" : traditions in Yiddish vaudeville / Nahma Sandrow -- George L. Fox and Bowery pantomime / Laurence Senelick -- The vocal and theatrical music of Bert Williams and his associates / Max Morath -- Dr. Kronkhite revisited / Joe Smith
  • Trouping through Texas : Harley Sadler and his own show / Clifford Ashby -- Tent rep : Broadway's poor relation / William L. Slout -- Trouping with the Schaffners / Caroline Schaffner -- Circus and side shows / Marcello Truzzi -- The evolution of the circus in nineteenth-century America / Richard W. Flint -- The origin of the circus parade wagon / George Speaight -- The Wild West exhibition : a fraudulent reality / William Brasmer -- Recollections of medicine show life / Mae Noell -- Tripping on the light fantastic toe : popular dance of early Portland, Oregon, 1800-1864 / Jenifer P. Winsted -- Gabriel Ravel and the Martinetti family : the popularity of pantomime in 1855 / Gretchen A. Schneider -- Ruth St. Denis : dance popularizer with "high art" pretensions / Suzanne Shelton -- Disneyland and the "Los Angelization" of the arts / James H. Bierman
  • The "Theatre Western" of Marseilles or the French metamorphosis of an American popular myth / Denis Gontard --Popular entertainments : summing up / Ray B. Browne -- American popular entertainment : a historical perspective bibliography / Don B. Wilmeth
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 338 pages
Isbn
9780313210723
Lccn
78074655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04933528
  • (OCoLC)ocm04933528
Label
American popular entertainment : papers and proceedings of the Conference on the History of American Popular Entertainment, edited by Myron Matlaw ; sponsored jointly by American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [301]-324
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface / Myron Matlaw -- Notes from an old girl watcher / Monroe Lippman -- Vaudeville : entertainment of the masses / Bill Smith -- Show biz in blackface : the evolution of the minstrel show as a theatrical form / Robert C. Toll -- Ethnic comedy in vaudeville and burlesque / Paul Antonie Distler -- At my mother's knee (and other low joints) / Ralph G. Allen -- Modern burlesque : discussions and skits / Morton Minksy [and others] -- Blacks in vaudeville : Broadway and beyond / Helen Armstead-Johnson -- "A little letter to Mamma" : traditions in Yiddish vaudeville / Nahma Sandrow -- George L. Fox and Bowery pantomime / Laurence Senelick -- The vocal and theatrical music of Bert Williams and his associates / Max Morath -- Dr. Kronkhite revisited / Joe Smith
  • Trouping through Texas : Harley Sadler and his own show / Clifford Ashby -- Tent rep : Broadway's poor relation / William L. Slout -- Trouping with the Schaffners / Caroline Schaffner -- Circus and side shows / Marcello Truzzi -- The evolution of the circus in nineteenth-century America / Richard W. Flint -- The origin of the circus parade wagon / George Speaight -- The Wild West exhibition : a fraudulent reality / William Brasmer -- Recollections of medicine show life / Mae Noell -- Tripping on the light fantastic toe : popular dance of early Portland, Oregon, 1800-1864 / Jenifer P. Winsted -- Gabriel Ravel and the Martinetti family : the popularity of pantomime in 1855 / Gretchen A. Schneider -- Ruth St. Denis : dance popularizer with "high art" pretensions / Suzanne Shelton -- Disneyland and the "Los Angelization" of the arts / James H. Bierman
  • The "Theatre Western" of Marseilles or the French metamorphosis of an American popular myth / Denis Gontard --Popular entertainments : summing up / Ray B. Browne -- American popular entertainment : a historical perspective bibliography / Don B. Wilmeth
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 338 pages
Isbn
9780313210723
Lccn
78074655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04933528
  • (OCoLC)ocm04933528

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