Great Stars of the American Stage: A Pictorial Record
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Great Stars of the American Stage: A Pictorial Record

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A collection of 150 American theatrical stars beginning with Lillian Russell and ending with Joan McCracken. Included for each personality are approximately 8 to 11 small photos and a short bio and on the facing page a full size portrait of the star. Includes such luminaries as George M. Cohan, The Barrymores, Tallulah Bankhead, Lunt & Fontanne, Eva Le Gallienne and La...more
Hardcover, Book Club Edition, 304 pages
Published 1952 by Greenberg
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Excellent primer on American stage actors from the height of the Victorian era through the birth of the Method. The format is large enough to include decent sized smaller photos with the bio and a large portrait on the facing page.

The information is limited but seems accurate and gives you a brief intro to the many legendary stars included, such as Lillian Russell, Sarah Bernhardt, John Drew, Maude Adams, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Nazimova, The Barrymores, Laurette Taylor, Eva La Gallienne, Tallul...more
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