Funny Ladies: 100 Years of Great Comediennes by Stephen M. Silverman, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Funny Ladies: 100 Years of Great Comediennes

Funny Ladies: 100 Years of Great Comediennes

by Stephen M. Silverman
     
 
From Fanny Brice to Lucille Ball to Sandra Bernhard, women have kept America laughing through the century. Now, for the first time, a noted show-business journalist takes a look at these talented comediennes-and shows how they've shaped our tastes and tickled our funny bones. Packed with anecdotes, jokes, and shticks-not to mention 115 rich duotone pictures-Funny

Overview

From Fanny Brice to Lucille Ball to Sandra Bernhard, women have kept America laughing through the century. Now, for the first time, a noted show-business journalist takes a look at these talented comediennes-and shows how they've shaped our tastes and tickled our funny bones. Packed with anecdotes, jokes, and shticks-not to mention 115 rich duotone pictures-Funny Ladies profiles more than 75 famous funny women, in cluding Mae West, Gracie Allen, Carole Lombard, Judy Holliday, Rosalind Russell, Elaine May, Carol Burnett, Anne Meara, Lily Tomlin, Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg, Tracey Ullman, Rosie O'Donnell, and Cameron Diaz, among many others. For humor hounds, stage and movie fans, and nostalgia buffs everywhere, this one-of-a-kind tribute will be a must.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810933378
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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