Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Best Burlesque Sketches: As Adapted for Sugar Babies and Other Entertainments” as Want to Read:
The Best Burlesque Sketches: As Adapted for Sugar Babies and Other Entertainments
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
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Start your review of The Best Burlesque Sketches: As Adapted for Sugar Babies and Other Entertainments
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