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Ray Bolger : more than a scarecrow

Author: Holly Van Leuven
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a biography of the dancer best known for the 1939 MGM musical 'The Wizard of Oz'. It takes a look at Ray Bolger's career brings forgotten highlights to life, including his service in the nascent USO and his Tony Award-winning turn in 'Where's Charley?'.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Van Leuven, Holly.
Ray Bolger.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018003760
Named Person: Ray Bolger; Ray Bolger
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Van Leuven
ISBN: 9780190639075 0190639075 9780190639051 0190639059 9780190639068 0190639067
OCLC Number: 1030446944
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: The Timeless Wanderer Chapter 1: "What Will You Be? It's Up to You!" Chapter 2: Entering Show Business Chapter 3: Steppin' in Society Chapter 4: Depression Days Chapter 5: Broadway Goes West Chapter 6: Jupiter Forbid Chapter 7: Soldiers in Greasepaint Chapter 8: Where's Charley? Chapter 9: The New Triple Threat ManChapter 10: All American Epilogue: No Sad Songs Index
Responsibility: Holly Van Leuven.

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Ray Bolger: More Than a Scarecrow is the first biography of the dancer best known for the 1939 MGM musical The Wizard of Oz. This in-depth look at Bolger's career brings forgotten highlights to life,  Read more...

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