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Obituaries in the Performing Arts 1999: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture
     

Obituaries in the Performing Arts 1999: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

by Harris M. Lentz
 

From singer and actor David Ackles (March 2, 1999) to costume designer Patricia Zipprodt (July 17, 1999), the obituaries of 578 actors, dancers and choreographers, writers and others associated with pop culture and the performing arts can be found in this heavily illustrated work. Each entry includes the date, place and cause of death, along with a brief summary of

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From singer and actor David Ackles (March 2, 1999) to costume designer Patricia Zipprodt (July 17, 1999), the obituaries of 578 actors, dancers and choreographers, writers and others associated with pop culture and the performing arts can be found in this heavily illustrated work. Each entry includes the date, place and cause of death, along with a brief summary of the individual’s career and citations to major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are given for film and television performers.
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Choice
highly recommended...interesting
ARBA
fascinating...very useful and convenient
Booklist
useful
From the Publisher
“this volume is a one-stop resource summarizing the deaths of all major individuals in the fields of television, film, cartoons, theater, music and popular literature throughout the world. Each obituary is well written and concise...a great resource...recommended”—Choice; “fascinating...very useful and convenient”—ARBA; “useful”—Booklist; “indispensable reference sources for obit information...recommended...detailed biographical entries...libraries will find this work most helpful, and it will also appeal to readers wishing for a permanent record”—Classic Images; “the best”—Big Reel; “interesting...provide[s] information that might not [be] as easy to find in another source”—Reference Reviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786409198
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2000
Series:
Lentz's Performing Arts Obituaries , #6
Edition description:
ALT
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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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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