Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 1995: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 1995: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

by Harris M. Lentz
     
 

From playwright George Abbott (January 31, 1995) to French television newscaster Leon Zitrone (November 25, 1995), the obituaries of 580 actors and actresses, dancers and choreographers, producers and directors, writers and others associated with the performing arts are in this heavily illustrated work. For each, the date, place and cause of death are provided,

Overview

From playwright George Abbott (January 31, 1995) to French television newscaster Leon Zitrone (November 25, 1995), the obituaries of 580 actors and actresses, dancers and choreographers, producers and directors, writers and others associated with the performing arts are in this heavily illustrated work. For each, the date, place and cause of death are provided, along with a brief recapitulation of his or her career and citations from major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and photographs of many of the individuals are included.

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The 1995 edition of the reference supplying an alphabetical listing of obituaries briefly encapsulating the careers of the most notable performers, directors, and producers of the 20th century who died in that year. Each entry contains date of death, place, cause, publicity photograph, and citations to major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are supplied for film and television performers. The 1995 reference notes the lives and deaths of Louis Malle, Ginger Rogers, Dean Martin, and Jerry Garcia among others. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786402533
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Series:
Obituaries in the Performing Arts Series
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Harris M. Lentz III, prodigious researcher and independent scholar, is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas.

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