Sister list: List of vaudeville performers: L—Z. This is a partial list of vaudeville performers. Inclusion on this list indicates that the subject appeared at least once on the American vaudeville stage during its heyday between and
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La France returned to the Australasian region inand maintained a stage presence here until at least the early s. Initially wearing a tight-fitting stocking to avoid total nudity she later covered herself in alabaster whiting to create a marble effect. Her popularity led to a long line of engagements in England and America, and many complaints from church authorities.
Milton Berle, the brash comedian who emerged from vaudeville, nightclubs, radio and films to become the first star of television, igniting a national craze for the new medium in the late 's, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles. He was The uninhibited Mr.
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A second look at bits, sketches, one-liners, and even modern art that have influenced American humor for the past years. While we feel like we succeeded in that mission, we also came away wondering if the scope had been too limited — if there were jokes outside the sphere of stand-up, sketch, radio, TV, and film that helped establish what we think of as comedy today. This time we considered passages from novels, cartoon images, and even pieces of art.
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Sign in. Actor Blade Runner. The family soon moved to Beaumont, California between Los Angeles and Palm Springswhere his parents built and operated a movie theater, where stars such as Gene Autry would occasionally stop
Unlike British Music Hall stars like Harry Lauder and Albert Chevalier who extended their popularity by modifying their act and their delivery for American audiences, Gus Elen remained very much the man he was born, and his stage act was a faithful impersonation of the London cockney, a coster serenader. With their dialect and colorful dress, costers had long captivated performers for their inherent theatricality. Gus Elen, however, was to the cockney manner born, and his characterizations remained authentic even as he tailored them for the stage. The most famous of female impersonators, Julian Eltinge first performed in drag for the miners who patronized the saloons of Butte Montana.