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The Best Burlesque Sketches: As Adapted for Sugar Babies and Other Entertainments

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Here is the first-ever collection of classic comic sketches from the bawdy, rowdy world of our slum music halls! Habitus of Burlesque (and sons of habitus) will revel in the boisterous stock scenes and blackouts of this uniquely American form of popular entertainment. Features a foreword by Dick Martin. ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published February 1st 2000 by Applause Books
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Ralph Allen (August 25, 1913—December 2, 1966) was a Canadian journalist and novelist. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The son of a CPR railway agent, he lived in a succession of small towns across the prairies. At sixteen he became a sports writer for the Winnipeg Tribune and later on for the Toronto Globe. In World War Two he enlisted as a gunner for the Royal Canadian Artillery and served ...more