Fort Lauderdale: Playground of the Stars (Images of America Series)
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Fort Lauderdale: Playground of the Stars (Images of America Series)

by Jack Drury, Ed McMahon
     
 

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Few Southern cities have stronger claims to fame than Fort Lauderdale. As one of the great vacation destinations in America, over the years it attracted such celebrities as Bob Hope, Jayne Mansfield, Johnny Carson, Cary Grant, and the worldchampion New York Yankees. This beach town’s history is starstudded and rich with interesting stories and

Overview


Few Southern cities have stronger claims to fame than Fort Lauderdale. As one of the great vacation destinations in America, over the years it attracted such celebrities as Bob Hope, Jayne Mansfield, Johnny Carson, Cary Grant, and the worldchampion New York Yankees. This beach town’s history is starstudded and rich with interesting stories and photographs from that period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738553511
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/02/2008
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,386,554
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


No one else is better equipped to tell the history than Jack Drury, who became close friends with these sports and entertainment icons through his Fort Lauderdaleâ€"based marketing and public relations firms founded in 1962. Rubbing elbows with these top personalities, Jack was immersed in the glamour and glitz now documented in this

volume with many never-before-seen photographs from Jack’s private collection. Through approximately 180 vintage photographs, readers can be a part of these exciting times when Fort Lauderdale was the playground of the stars.

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