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Ray Bolger : more than a scarecrow

Author: Holly Van Leuven
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Ray Bolger; Ray Bolger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Van Leuven
ISBN: 9780190639044 0190639040
OCLC Number: 1158905571
Notes: Index.
Description: xi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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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The book is most engaging in reconstructing the creation of shows, with offstage difficulties set in counterpoint to onstage creativity. Summing up: Recommended * CHOICE * Not only does Van Leuven Read more...

 
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