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The Resource The haunted smile : the story of Jewish comedians in America, Lawrence J. Epstein

The haunted smile : the story of Jewish comedians in America, Lawrence J. Epstein

Label
The haunted smile : the story of Jewish comedians in America
Title
The haunted smile
Title remainder
the story of Jewish comedians in America
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence J. Epstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Epstein, Lawrence J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3035
LC item number
.E67 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish comedians
  • Jewish wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
Label
The haunted smile : the story of Jewish comedians in America, Lawrence J. Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-329) and index
Contents
  • years of fear, 1930-1950
  • 3.
  • Theater of the mind : radio's finest hour
  • 4.
  • Laughing in the dark : films
  • 5. The
  • Jewish Alps : the rise of the Borscht Belt
  • 3. The
  • years of acceptance, 1950-1965
  • 6. The
  • Introduction : the world of Jewish comedians
  • magic box : the American television revolution
  • 7. "Is there any group I haven't offended?" : the changing world of stand-up comedy
  • 4. The
  • years of triumph, 1965-present
  • 8. "I need the eggs" : Jewish comic filmmakers
  • 9.
  • Masters of their domain : comedy all over the place
  • 10.
  • Kosher at last : Jewish women comedians
  • 11. The
  • 1. The
  • cost of victory : the psychological and social world of American Jewish comedians
  • 12.
  • Not the last laugh : the future of Jewish comedians in America
  • golden door and the velvet curtain, 1890-1930
  • 1. The
  • land of hope and tears : comedians and immigrant America
  • 2.
  • Curtain up and curtain down : the age of Vaudeville
  • 2. The
Control code
46936068
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 356 p.
Isbn
9781891620713
Lccn
2001031869
Other physical details
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Label
The haunted smile : the story of Jewish comedians in America, Lawrence J. Epstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-329) and index
Contents
  • years of fear, 1930-1950
  • 3.
  • Theater of the mind : radio's finest hour
  • 4.
  • Laughing in the dark : films
  • 5. The
  • Jewish Alps : the rise of the Borscht Belt
  • 3. The
  • years of acceptance, 1950-1965
  • 6. The
  • Introduction : the world of Jewish comedians
  • magic box : the American television revolution
  • 7. "Is there any group I haven't offended?" : the changing world of stand-up comedy
  • 4. The
  • years of triumph, 1965-present
  • 8. "I need the eggs" : Jewish comic filmmakers
  • 9.
  • Masters of their domain : comedy all over the place
  • 10.
  • Kosher at last : Jewish women comedians
  • 11. The
  • 1. The
  • cost of victory : the psychological and social world of American Jewish comedians
  • 12.
  • Not the last laugh : the future of Jewish comedians in America
  • golden door and the velvet curtain, 1890-1930
  • 1. The
  • land of hope and tears : comedians and immigrant America
  • 2.
  • Curtain up and curtain down : the age of Vaudeville
  • 2. The
Control code
46936068
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 356 p.
Isbn
9781891620713
Lccn
2001031869
Other physical details
ill.

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