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- DescriptionFrom 1905 to the crash of 1929, Sam Shubert (1874-1905) and his brothers Lee (1874-1953) and J. J. (1878-1963), despite poor beginnings and near-illiteracy, created a theater mopoly unrivaled in history. Their ruthless business tactics and showmanship made 42nd Street the heart of American popular theater and won them the most sought-after stars of the day, including Al Jolson, Carmen Miranda, Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice, Mae West, and Fred Astaire.
- Author BiographyFoster Hirsch, a professor of film at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, is the author of Dark Side of the Screen, A Method to Their Madness, and Detours and Lost Highways, among many other books.
- Author(s)Foster Hirsch
- PublisherCooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Date of Publication05/09/2000
- SubjectBiography: The Arts
- Place of PublicationLanham
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Content Note24
- Weight513 g
- Width153 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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