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Vanity fair : selections from America's most memorable magazine : a cavalcade of the 1920s and 1930s

Author: Cleveland Amory; Frederic Bradlee; Katherine Tweed; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : The Viking Press, Publishers [1960] ©1960
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs selected are of people much seen or talked about at that time -- leaders in the world of literature, theater, art, music, sport, politics, and society. Also chosen were pictures of celebrities very much of that era.
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Vanity fair (New York, N.Y.).
Vanity fair, selections from America's most memorable magazine.
New York, Viking Press [1960]
(OCoLC)575052300
Named Person: Anthologie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cleveland Amory; Frederic Bradlee; Katherine Tweed; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 964840
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 327 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, plates ; 32 cm
Contents: And now / Gertrude Stein (pages 280-281). Introduction. A fair kept / Cleveland Amory --
Frank Crowninshield, editor, man, and uncle / Frederic Bradlee --
In vanity fair / Frank Crowninshield --
Early memories of De Wolf Hopper / Joseph H. Choate --
Force of heredity, and nella / Anita Loos --
Sarah Bernhardt here again / Arthur Johnson --
Memory of Eleonora Duse / Arthur Symons --
Have they attacked Mary. he giggled / Gertrude Stein --
Men: a hate song / Dorothy Rothschild (Dorothy Parker) --
Modern love, by a modern French poet / Paul Geraldy --
Hall of fame 1914-1918 --
Poems / Michael Strange --
All about the income-tax / P.G. Wodehouse --
Confessions of a jail-breaker / Harry Houdini --
Weather-vane points south / Amy Lowell --
First hundred plays are the hardest / Dorothy Parker --
Social life of the newt / Robert C. Benchley --
Hall of fame 1919 --
William Somerset Maugham / Hugh Walpole --
Soul of skylarking / G.K. Chesterton --
Poems / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Golden age of the dandy / John Peale Bishop --
Adam and Eve / Charles Brackett --
Handy guide for music lovers / Charles N. Drake --
Man who lost himself / Giovanni Papini --
Hall of fame 1920 --
Rhyme and relativity / Louis Untermeyer --
Memoirs of court favourites / Noel Coward --
Love song / Elinor Wylie --
Picture feature: American novelists who have set art above popularity --
Ballad of Yukon Jake / Edward E. Paramore, Jr. --
Lenglen the magnificent / Grantland Rice --
Hall of fame 1921 --
Incredible jeritza / Deems Taylor --
New Hampshire again / Carl Sandburg --
Public and the artist / Jean Cocteau --
Custer's last stand / Donald Ogden Stewart --
Leavetaking (one-act play) / Ferenc Molnar --
Hall of fame 1922 --
David Garrick to John Barrymore / Stark Young --
Strange story / Elinor Wylie --
Symposium: the ten dullest authors --
Poems / T.S. Eliot --
On the approach of middle age / W. Somerset Maugham --
Hall of fame 1923 --
Fred Stone and W.C. Fields / Gilbert Seldes --
Importance of comic genius / Aldous Huxley --
Picture feature: great modern athletes --
Mrs. Fiske: an artist and a personality / Mary Cass Canfield --
Hall of fame 1924 --
One evening / Colette --
Three poems / Walter de la Mare --
Song / Helen Choate --
Memorabilia / E.E. Cummings --
Black blues / Carl van Vechten --
Big casino is little casino (three-act play) / George S. Kaufman --
Symposium: a group of artists write their own epitaphs --
Charlie Chaplin and his new film, The Gold Rush / R.E. Sherwood --
Hall of fame 1925 --
Murder of Captain White / Edmund Pearson --
Western disunion / Geoffrey Kerr --
Rudolph Valentino / Jim Tully --
Symposium: the ideal woman --
Poems of youth and age / Theodore Dreiser --
Hall of fame 1926 --
Blazing publicity / Walter Lippmann --
Picture feature: neighbors at Antibes --
Sort of defense of mothers / Heywood Broun --
Irving Thalberg / Jim Tully --
Last day / Michel Corday --
Birth of a great artist / Andre Maurois --
Theory and Lizzie Borden / Alexander Woollcott --
Hall of fame 1927 --
Three Americans / Charles G. Shaw --
Very critical gentleman / Max Beerbohm --
Outlived thing / Compton Mackenzie --
Deserted battlefields / D.H. Lawrence --
Too general public / Andre Gide --
Hall of fame 1928 --
Captain's memoirs / Alexander Woollcott --
Mental hazards of golf / Robert T. Jones, Jr. --
"God rest you merry, gentlemen ..." / Gilbert W. Gabriel --
Duel without seconds / Djuna Barnes --
This modern living / Arnold Bennett --
Hall of fame 1929 --
Art of dying / Paul Morand --
Two-time / Margaret Case Harriman --
Picture feature: child prodigies --
Mystery of Stroppingwallingshire Downs / Philip Wylie --
Tired men and business women / Geoffrey Kerr --
Hall of fame 1930 --
Picture feature: who's zoo? --
Picture feature: Raoul Dufy, painter of Paris --
Lord of the loincloth / George Slocombe --
Hall of fame 1931 --
Babe / Paul Gallico --
Ordeal by cheque / Wuther Grue --
Twilight of the inkstained gods / Alva Johnston --
Impossible interview: Rockefeller vs. Stalin / Miguel Covarrubias, John Riddell --
Impossible interview: Garbo vs. Coolidge / Miguel Covarrubias, John Riddell --
Smiles on the faces of tigers / Charles Fitzhugh Talman --
Picture feature: as a man thinketh --
Pearly beach / Lord Dunsany --
Picture feature: private lives of the great --
Lydia and the ring-doves / Kay Boyle --
Picture feature: Vanity Fair's school for actors / Joyful James / Clare Boothe --
Picture feature: on the public's beach --
Hall of fame 1932 --
How unlike we are! / Harold Nicolson --
Now there is peace / Richard Sherman --
Picture feature: my, how you have grown --
Sister Aimee: Bernhardt of the sawdust trail / Joseph H. Steele --
White poppies die / Nancy Hale --
President Roosevelt's inauguration / Miguel Covarrubias --
Dixie nocture / Frank Sullivan --
Time and a half / John Riddell --
Picture feature: American potentates (and our national pastime) --
Picture feature: history repeats --
Inflation for Ida / Frank Sullivan --
Hall of fame 1933 --
Thoughts on sin, and advertising / Frank Crowninshield --
Little Caruso / William Saroyan --
Picture feature: male and female, we create them --
Murder in Le Mans / Janet Flanner --
Picture feature: where did you come from, baby dear? --
Picture feature: actor into philanthropist --
Movies take over the stage / George Jean Nathan --
And now / Gertrude Stein --
Picture feature: even kings relax --
Picture feature: celebrities in bed --
Picture feature: hey you, mind your manners! --
Bucharest Du Barry / John Gunther --
Street / Allan Seager --
Valentine for Mr. Woollcott / Dorothy Parker --
Hall of fame 1934 --
Blunders in print / Edmund Pearson --
Time and the place / Frank Fenton --
Picture feature: Lillie in our valley --
Blind spot / John van Druten --
Bums at sunset / Thomas Wolfe --
Hall of fame 1935 --
Compensation instinct / G.B. Stern --
Mesdames Kilbourne / Allan Seager --
Omega / I.S.V.-Patcevitch.
Other Titles: Vanity fair (New York, N.Y. : 1914)
Cavalcade of the 1920s and 1930s
Responsibility: edited by Cleveland Amory and Frederic Bradlee ; picture editor, Katharine Tweed.

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Photographs selected are of people much seen or talked about at that time -- leaders in the world of literature, theater, art, music, sport, politics, and society. Also chosen were pictures of celebrities very much of that era.

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