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All That Glittered: The Golden Age of Drama on Broadway, 1919-1959
Fromthe late 1920s to late 1950s, the Broadway theatre was America's cultural epicenter. Televisiondidn't exist andmovies were novelties. Entertainment took the formof literature, music, andtheatre. During this golden age of Broadway, actors and actresses became legends and starred in now classic plays. Laurence Olivier, Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontaine were names to remembe ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published April 3rd 2007 by St. Martin's Press
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Ethan Mordden tackles a vaster subject in this book than his others in this series on various eras of Broadway, and he tackles it with easy, wit, and a winning attention to detail. Fascinating and informative.