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The Essential Groucho

Author : Stefan Kanfer
ISBN : 9780141919362
Genre : Humor
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No, Groucho is not my real name, I'm just breaking it in for a friend.' Presenting the greatest and most hilarious examples of Groucho, one of the most influential and well-loved figures in the long and glittering history of comedy. From early scripts to complete screenplays, from magazine funnies to fascinating personal correspondence, via books, greedy banks, even greedier lawyers and the coming of television, Kanfer's collection captures the essence of Groucho's inimitable comic genius. 'I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception...
Category: Humor


Author : Stefan Kanfer
ISBN : 9781400078042
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 65.52 MB
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Interweaves Marlon Brando's tumultuous personal life with his remarkable acting career to document the actor's troubled childhood, stage and film work, often contradictory attitude toward his craft, and the tragedies that marked his final years.
Category: Performing Arts

Groucho Marx And Other Short Stories And Tall Tales

Author : Robert S. Bader
ISBN : 9781557839220
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 90.61 MB
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Natural Selection

Author : Gary Giddins
ISBN : 9780195179514
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 65.68 MB
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Giddens brings together the best of his previously uncollected essays, including a few written expressly for this volume. Writing with insight, humor, and a famously deft touch, he offers sharp-edged perspectives on such diverse subjects as Federico Fellini, Bob Dylan, and the cartoon version of "Animal Farm."
Category: Performing Arts

A Philosophy Of Humour

Author : Alan Roberts
ISBN : 9783030143824
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 63.23 MB
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Humour is a funny thing - everyone knows it but no-one knows what it is. This book addresses the question 'What is humour?' by first untangling the definitions of humour, amusement and funniness before then providing a new theory of humour which draws upon recent research in philosophy, psychology, linguistics and neuroscience. The theory is built up without assuming any prior knowledge and illustrated through humorous examples which are both entertaining and educational for anyone curious about what makes things funny. The book is then an accessible illumination of joking matters from dinner tables to online platforms to comedy clubs.
Category: Philosophy

Book Review Index 2001 Cumulation

Author : Dana Ferguson
ISBN : 0787635456
Genre : Reference
File Size : 58.56 MB
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'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.
Category: Reference

Stage Dust

Author : Charles Marowitz
ISBN : UOM:39015053489368
Genre : Performing Arts
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Contains personal observations culled from a variety of periodical sources including The New York Times, The L.A.Times, American Theatre Magazine, The Guardian (UK), The Sunday Times (UK), The Observer (UK) and London Times (UK) about some of the most seminal and outstanding performances that took place in the 1990s and the artists that were more prominent during that period.
Category: Performing Arts

Hail Hail Euphoria

Author : Roy Blount, Jr.
ISBN : 9780062009760
Genre : Performing Arts
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Bestselling author Roy Blount Jr. tells the story of theclassic Marx Brothers wartime satire Duck Soup. As always, Blount isinformed yet informal, tongue-in-cheek yet tempered, providing the perfectvoice to recount the irreverent antics of Harpo, Chico, Groucho, and Zeppo. Readers of HarpoSpeaks, The Essential Groucho,and Monkey Business and fans of Animal Crackers, A Night at the Opera and the Marx Brothers’ other timelesscomedies—as well as all fans of Blount’s witty and insightful books like Alphabet Juice and Feet on the Street and listeners to NPR’s weekly news quiz, Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me—will becaptivated by the lyrical humorist’s compelling, behind-the-scenes storytellingof the 1933 classic film.
Category: Performing Arts

The Essential Chaplin

Author : Richard Schickel
ISBN : 1566636825
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents essays on the life and accomplishments of the filmmaker, discussing the impact of his early life of poverty on the the recurring themes of his films, the evolution and refinement of his movie-making techniques, and his final recognition as a comic genius.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Hector Arce
ISBN : UOM:39015011217547
Genre : Comedians
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From the Peter Neil Issacs collection.
Category: Comedians

The Essential T S Eliot

Author : T.S. Eliot
ISBN : 9780062978141
Genre : Poetry
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A selection of the most significant and enduring poems from one of the twentieth century’s major writers, chosen and introduced by Vijay Seshadri T.S. Eliot was a towering figure in twentieth century literature, a renowned poet, playwright, and critic whose work—including “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915), The Waste Land (1922), Four Quartets (1943), and Murder in the Cathedral (1935)—continues to be among the most-read and influential in the canon of American literature. The Essential T.S. Eliot collects Eliot’s most lasting and important poetry in one career-spanning volume, now with an introduction from Vijay Seshadri, one of our foremost poets.
Category: Poetry

Groucho Marx

Author : Groucho Marx
ISBN : 0571198988
Genre : Performing Arts
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This collection of Groucho's most side-achingly funny pieces is a must for any Groucho fan and for all who love to laugh. Groucho was a comic genius who conquered stage, film, radio, and television--but he was also a gifted writer of these short pieces, which appeared in the New York Times, the Saturday Evening Post and Variety, among others.
Category: Performing Arts

Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787646075
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 28.4 MB
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In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors® New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors® entries. For your convenience, a soft-cover cumulative index is sent biannually.While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jewish Quarterly

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ISBN : UOM:39015072486460
Genre : Jews
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Category: Jews

The Voodoo That They Did So Well

Author : Stefan Kanfer
ISBN : UOM:39015069306994
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces the history of modern theater in Manhattan through the stories of numerous contributors, from Irving Berlin and Stephen Sondheim to George and Ira Gershwin, in an account that also includes coverage of Yiddish theater and vaudeville.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Current Contents

Author : Institute for Scientific Information (Philadelphia)
ISBN : 01633155
Genre :
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Stardust Lost

Author : Stefan Kanfer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114427912
Genre : History
File Size : 36.29 MB
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An in-depth study of the history of Yiddish theater in America follows it from its origins in nineteenth-century Eastern Europe, its journey to the Lower East Side of New York in 1910s and 1920s with Jewish immigrants, and its ultimate decline in the face of assimilation and changing world events. 40,000 first printing.
Category: History