Vaudeville Wars: How Keith-Albee and Orpheum Circuits Controlled the Big-Time and Its Performers
Vaudeville Wars illuminates the exciting and intriguing story about how the tycoons of the two most powerful circuits, Keith-Albee in the East and the Orpheum in the West, conspired to control the big time. To create their national network of hundreds of vaudeville theaters, B. F. Keith and Edward Albee and the Orpheum's Morris Meyerfeld and Martin Beck, used cutthroat tac...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published January 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published November 11th 2008)
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