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Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye

Author: Jean Maddern Pitrone
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""She was one of the world's four best comediennes, "" said Milton Berle, ""but she lived a life of personal disaster."" Martha Raye sang, danced, and joked her way into the spotlight of the entertainment world with a career that spanned seven decades and encompassed everything from vaudeville to television commercials to entertaining U.S. troops. Take It from the Big Mouth, the first full-fledged biography of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pitrone, Jean Maddern.
Take It from the Big Mouth : The Life of Martha Raye.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1999
Named Person: Martha Raye; Martha Raye
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Maddern Pitrone
ISBN: 9780813157412 0813157412
OCLC Number: 900344695
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 The Sudden-Death Circuit; 2 Martha Raye, Girl Singer; 3 To the Top; 4 Marriage and the Movies; 5 In Love and War; 6 A Child and Charlie Chaplin; 7 Roller Coaster; 8 Shangri-la; 9 Threats in the Night; 10 Imperfect Balance; 11 The Marriage Merry-Go-Round; 12 Separate Lives; 13 Under Fire; 14 Colonel Maggie; 15 The Big Mouth; 16 Newlyweds; 17 On the Edge; 18 Martha Raye, Civilian; Filmography; Sources; Index.
Responsibility: Jean Maddern Pitrone.

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""She was one of the world's four best comediennes, "" said Milton Berle, ""but she lived a life of personal disaster."" Martha Raye sang, danced, and joked her way into the spotlight of the entertainment world with a career that spanned seven decades and encompassed everything from vaudeville to television commercials to entertaining U.S. troops. Take It from the Big Mouth, the first full-fledged biography of the multi-talented performer, explores Raye's life and career with candor and insight. Raye got her big break when she caught the attention of a film director as she kidded with audience.

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