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Travis, Doris Eaton 1904-2010

Overview
Works: 10 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 503 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Interviewee, Speaker
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Doris Eaton Travis
 
Most widely held works by Doris Eaton Travis
A virgin in Hollywood Protect your daughter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doris Eaton Travis: Easter Bonnet performances ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Compilation of performances by Doris Eaton Travis from the Easter Bonnet Competition, an annual fund-raising event that benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This compilation consists of her performances from the Easter Bonnet events of 1998-2006, plus 2008
The 1998 Easter Bonnet competition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Benefit performance featuring songs, dances, and comedy sketches. Performers from Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals compete to create the most original Easter Bonnet, with the results presented at the conclusion of each act. The proceeds from the event go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Interview with Doris Eaton Travis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Veteran performer Doris Eaton Travis talks about her career on stage and screen with interviewer Ralph Howard. She discusses her family, almost all of whom were in show business, her early years as a Ziegfeld girl in the Ziegfeld follies of 1918 and 1919, colleagues such as Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields, Al Jolson and Fanny Brice, and her later career in silent movies. The difficulty of finding work during the Depression led Ms. Travis to become a dance instructor, and she eventually managed several Arthur Murray dance studios, starting with one in Detroit. In later years Ms. Travis travelled the world, learning new dances
The 1999 Easter Bonnet competition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Benefit performance featuring songs, dances, and comedy sketches. Performers from Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals compete to create the most original Easter Bonnet, with the results presented at the conclusion of each act. The proceeds from the event go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
[Interview with Doris Eaton Travis : raw footage] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Raw interview footage used for the documentary Broadway, the American musical. Broadway and film performer, dance instructor, author and last surviving Ziegfeld girl Doris Eaton Travis discusses her experiences in the American musical theater. Interiview begins with a few minutes of footage of Travis onstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre, where she performs part of a dance routine. Topics of discussion include her beginnings as a chorus girl in the 1918 Ziegfeld Follies, becoming a "special girl" in 1919 as an understudy to Marilyn Miller, and then a principal dancer in 1920 with her own solo performance; her impression, as a teenaged dancer, of producer Florenz Ziegfeld; Ziegfeld's meticulousness over the appearance, costumes and movements of his show girls; the prestige and importance of The New Amsterdam Theatre, where she performed with the Follies; her colleagues Bert Williams, Eddie Cantor and Fanny Brice, whose acts she saw during the Follies; the 1919 Follies, which featured the signature song by Irving Berlin A pretty girl is like a melody; the qualities of elegance and refinement which characterized Ziegfeld's productions; the dancing of Miller; being part of a supportive and enthusiatic community of Broadway performers during the 1910s and 20s; Broadway as a center of opportunity, creativity and activity; the dancing performed in all-Black revues from Harlem, which featured syncopated tap, jazz and other innovations, and the impact it had on Broadway; the groundbreaking musical Shuffle along, one of the first all-Black musical on Broadway; the crazes for dances like The Charleston, Black Bottom and Shimmy; Ziegfeld's competitors George White and Earl Carroll's whose revues failed to match the elegance of the Follies; her performances in Vitaphone, an early form of sound film; the tableau, a creative technique used in Follies productions, which used live performers to form a vivid, seemingly still picture; the use of military themes in Follies productions
Las películas que Hollywood prohibió 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Un grupo de jóvenes lleva sus vidas a un abismo de decadencia, locura y orgías salvajes tras probar la marihuana (Marihuana, la droga de infierno)
 
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Alternative Names
Eaton, Doris 1904-2010
Travis, Doris Eaton 1904-2010
Languages
English (14)
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