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Lollipop : vaudeville turns with a Fanchon and Marco dancer

Author: Reva Howitt Clar; Mimi Melnick
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Series: Studies and documentation in the history of popular entertainment, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Take a journey back in time to an era when movie theaters were movie houses, jazz was king, and vaudeville was one of the premiere forms of entertainment. Lollipop is the late Reva Howitt Clar's memoir of her colorful career with the legendary brother-and-sister producing team of Fanchon and Marco and the first detailed insight into the workings of this famous pair."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clar, Reva Howitt.
Lollipop.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606880483
Named Person: Reva Howitt Clar; Reva Howitt Clar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reva Howitt Clar; Mimi Melnick
ISBN: 081084186X 9780810841864
OCLC Number: 49320475
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Debut --
2. Amateur Time --
3. Transition --
4. Professional Life --
5. Living Conditions --
6. Working Conditions --
7. Recollections --
8. The Record Begins --
9. Twenty-Four Shootouts --
10. The Warfield Girls --
11. The "San Francisco Beauties Idea" --
12. Southern California --
13. The "Yachting Idea" --
14. A San Francisco Welcome --
15. The "Book Idea" --
16. Northward Again --
17. And Southward Again --
18. The "Polar Idea" --
19. Goodbye, Los Angeles --
20. Marquard's Cafe --
21. San Francisco in 1928 --
22. Change Partners --
23. The Work Continues --
24. The Boulevard Theatre --
25. The "River Idea" --
26. Flowing Northward --
27. The "Gobs of Joy Idea" --
28. Sailing Northward.
Series Title: Studies and documentation in the history of popular entertainment, no. 4.
Responsibility: Reva Howitt Clar ; edited by Mimi Melnick.

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This volume captures the late Reva Howitt Clar's memoirs of her colourful career with the legendary brother and sister producing team of Fanchon and Marco. It chronicles the weekly shows, rehearsals,  Read more...

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The book is fascinating and dispels much of the glamour that was, and is, attached to "the business." New Orleans Music

 
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