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Ring up the curtain, being a pageant of English entertainment covering half a century,

Author: Ernest Henry Short; Arthur Compton-Rickett
Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Ltd. [1938]
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Short, Ernest Henry, 1875-1959.
Ring up the curtain.
London, Herbert Jenkins Ltd. [1938]
(OCoLC)594020703
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Henry Short; Arthur Compton-Rickett
OCLC Number: 1411533
Description: 319 pages illustrations, plates, portraits 22 cm
Contents: Then and now : from J.R. Planché to W.S. Gilbert --
Gaiety burlesque and "Honest John" Hollingshead --
Sing-song to syndicate hall --
Songs and their singers. Who said that? --
The Savoy Operas: Gilbert and Sullivan, An Edward German interlude, Gilbert and Sullivan revivals --
Enter the gaiety girls. George Edwards and musical comedy --
The palaces of variety. Round about Leicester Square --
Twenty years at Daly's: "The Giesha," "The WIdow" and "The Maid" --
Comic opera: its English growth --
Non-Edwardian comic opera : From Caryll to Coward --
In the "onion" fields: the jingo ditty --
The ladies : god Bless 'em! Jenny Hill to Gracie Fields --
Pantomime at the "lane. "Dan" once more --
Pantomime songs: the georgian vintage --
Pelissier and the follies : the transition to Revue --
What Cochran did for Revue, 1914 --
1937 --
the non-Cochran Revues. Up, the post-war chorus! --
Post-war jazz. Adieu to the waltz --
Cabaret arrives. Restaurants and supper clubs.
Responsibility: by Ernest Short and Arthur Compton-Rickett.

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