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Male-female comedy teams in American vaudeville, 1865-1932

by Shirley Staples

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vaudeville -- United States -- History.,
    • Comedians -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Shirley Staples.
      SeriesTheater and dramatic studies ;, no. 16
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1968.U5 S83 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination328 p. ;
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3181594M
      ISBN 100835715205
      LC Control Number83024253

      Vaudeville (/ ˈ v ɔː d (ə) v ɪ l /; French:) is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment born in France at the end of the 19th century. A vaudeville was originally a comedy without psychological or moral intentions, based on a comical situation: a kind of dramatic . , The golden window / by Len Staples L.J. Staples Family Trust Rarotonga [Cook Islands] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

      Male/Female Comedy Teams in American Vaudeville, – Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America. Male-Female Teams in American Vaudeville Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, Intelligently written and well researched, covering couples form the early days of variety to the beloved Burns and Allen. Stein, Charles; Editor. American Vaudeville. New York: Da Capo Press,

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Publication date Author: Staples, Shirley. By Serge Stevens The comedy team is a sacred show-business relationship.

From the beginning of time, when Eve asked Adam if he wanted a bite to. “The comedy team is a sacred show-business relationship. From the beginning of time, when Eve asked Adam if he wanted a bite to eat, having two or more characters deliver the jokes has always meant more laughs for your money.

It is only fitting (both comically and tragically) that I was unable to locate any images of the legendary vaudeville comedy team Duffy and Sweeney, and substitute this cool, frosty mug of beer.

I like to think they would have approved. Duffy and Sweeney were the last of the great Irish knockabout comedy teams. Such. With a New Preface by the Author First published inNotes on a Cowardly Lion has established itself as one of the best-ever show business biographies.

Drawing on his father's recollections and on the memories of those who worked with him, John Lahr brilliantly examines the history of modern American show business through the long and glorious career of his father--the raucous low-comic 3/5(1).

Female Comedy Teams. (these kind of things were rarely discussed at the average American dinner table during the s), there is an appreciable tension lurking below the surface. Clearly, there is more to Patsy's demeanor than the gruffness of your typical 'tough Irish dame from Brooklyn,' and her pet names for Thelma, most notably 'toots.

Dooley and Sales were a popular, big time, headlining male-female comedy team in the teens and twenties. I have only been able to glean scraps about them thus far. I know they played the Palace. I know they went over big with both audiences and critics.

In Have Tux, Will Travel, Bob Hope's Own Story as Told to. A double act (also known as a comedy duo) is a form of comedy originating in the British music hall tradition, and American vaudeville, in which two comedians perform together as a single gs are typically long-term, in some cases for the artists' entire careers.

Double acts perform on the stage, television and film. The format is particularly popular in the United Kingdom where. Click the link for more information., American vaudeville was a live entertainment consisting of unrelated songs, dances, acrobatic and magic acts, and humorous skits and sketches by a variety of performers and acts, each on stage for about five minutes.

From humble origins in barrooms and "museums," vaudeville became the dominant attraction in. This book, crammed with the authentic voices of the men and women who were vaudeville, re-creates for us the excitement, the razzle-dazzle, the history of vaudeville, the essence of vaudeville with seventy-three extraordinary pieces culled from articles, memoirs, editorials, commentaries, critiques and Cited by: The Voice of the City: Vaudeville and Popular Culture in New York (); Staples, Shirley.

Male-Female Comedy Teams in American Vaudeville, – Theater and Dramatic Studies 16 (); Stein, Charles, ed. American Vaudeville as Seen by Its Contemporaries (). Male-Female Comedy Teams in American Vaudeville – Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, Stewart, H.

“Comedy Film Production–an Assessment of Current Attitudes.”. Books shelved as vaudeville: Bluffton: My Summers with Buster Keaton by Matt Phelan, No Applause--Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous.

Such headliners as George M. Cohan, Harry Houdini, Eva Tanguay, W. C. Fields, Fay Templeton, Will Rogers, Ed Wynn, Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Durante, Irene Franklin, Fred Allen, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, and the Marx Brothers began their careers playing the vaudeville circuits.vaudeville (vôd`vĭl), originally a light song, derived from the drinking and love songs formerly attributed to Olivier Basselin Basselin, Olivier, 15th cent., French miller of Vire, Normandy.

He was one of the Compagnons du Vau de Vire [companions of the Vire valley], who .“Variety: The Class of Amusement Known by that Title,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Janu ; Snyder, Voice of the City, 18–19; Shirley Staples, Male-Female Comedy Teams in American Vaudeville – (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, ), 3; Midway cited Lewis, From Traveling Show to Vaudeville, Google Scholar.