American showman: samuel 'roxy' rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry. (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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American showman: samuel 'roxy' rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry.

Author: Ross Melnick
Publisher: Columbia University Press 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Melnick
ISBN: 9780231159050 0231159056
OCLC Number: 960080395
Awards: Winner of "Book of the Year" Award 2017
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1. Roxy and Silent Film Exhibition 1. A New Art for a New Art Form (1908-1913) 2. Broadway Melody (1913-1917) 3. The Movie House as Recruiting Center (1917-1918) 4. "The Man Who Gave the Movies a College Education" (1919-1922) Part 2. Roxy and the Emergence of Convergence 5. A Capitol Idea (1922-1925) 6. "It's the Roxy and I'm Roxy" (1925-1927) 7. It's All Playing in Sheboygan (1928-1931) 8. The Prologue Is Past (1931-1936) Afterword Notes Bibliography Index

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[An] eye-poppingly informative new book... To paraphrase Frank Loesser's 'Guys and Dolls,' with the publication of American Showman, the question 'What's playing at the Roxy?' can now be answered: Read more...

 
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