Remembered for his star-studded musical extravaganzas featuring beautiful chorus girls in lavish costumes, Florenz Ziegfeld produced the Follies and other shows that dazzled audiences for more than three decades. This colorful paper doll collection spotlights many of his shows' glamorous performers and their magnificent — and memorable — costumes. Included, among others, are the sumptuously appareled figures of Anna Held, Helen Morgan, Billie Burke, Marilyn Miller, Fanny Brice, Ann Pennington, Lillian Lorraine, Clare Luce, and even Ziegfeld himself. Sure to be welcomed by students of theater and costume design, this gorgeous collection will thrill theater fans and paper doll buffs of all ages.
One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.