Step Right Up / Edition 1

Step Right Up / Edition 1

by Brooks McNamara
     
 

ISBN-10: 087805832X

ISBN-13: 9780878058327

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

The immensely entertaining history of the rise and fall of an American institution, the medicine show  See more details below

Overview

The immensely entertaining history of the rise and fall of an American institution, the medicine show

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878058327
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
Performance Studies Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,226,185
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Preface to the First Edition
1Step Right Up3
2Pitchmen, High and Low19
3The Medicine Show43
4Wizard Oil61
5The Kickapoo Idea73
6The Kickapoo Shows84
7Indian Shows and Showmen96
8Oregon109
9Up in All the Acts and Bits120
10For a Better Tomorrow143
11"How to Run a Medicine Show Successful": New Advice from an Old Showman159
Five Medicine Show Sketches183
The Photograph Gallery185
Three O'Clock Train189
Pete in the Well192
Over the River, Charlie196
Niagara Falls200
A Glossary of Pitchmen's Terms207
Notes211
Bibliography231
Index237

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