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    Title
    Funny ladies : the women who make us laugh
    Author
    Silverman, Stephen M.

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    Personal Author:
    Silverman, Stephen M.
    Title:
    Funny ladies : the women who make us laugh / by Stephen M. Silverman.
    Publication info:
    New York : Abrams, 1999.
    Physical description:
    160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-154) and index.
    Contents:
    Fanny Brice, Sui Generis -- Mabel Normand, The Natural -- Silent Stars, Pioneer Spirits--The Bathing Beauties, Polly Moran, Minta Durfee, Louise Fazenda, Alice Howell -- Marie Dressler, Dowager Empress -- Marjorie Main, The Main Event -- Gracie Allen, The Enchantress -- Jane Ace, Miss Malaprop -- Mary Livingstone, The Great Deflator -- Dorothy Parker, The Wit -- Beatrice Lillie, The Constant Imp -- Sophie Tucker, Schmaltz Appeal -- Mae West, Sex Symbol -- Marion Davies, History's Child -- Margaret Dumont, Marxist -- ZaSu Pitts, No Respect -- Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly, Firecracker and Wisecracker -- Screwball Queens, Escape Artists--Carole Lombard, Claudette Colbert, Myrna Loy, Jean Arthur, Irene Dunne, Barbara Stanwyck, Katharine Hepburn -- Gertrude Berg, Bronx Cheer -- Lainie Kazan, The Tummler -- Hattie McDaniel, Epic Relief -- Tallulah Bankhead, The Uninhibited -- Martha Raye, Indestructible -- Betty Hutton, The Cut-Up -- Joan Davis, The Knockabout -- Imogene Coca, Caesar's Cleopatra -- Lucille Ball, The Queen -- Judy Holliday, Smart Blonde -- Eve Arden, Arch Support -- Ann Sothern, Professional Polish -- Rosalind Russell, Favorite Relative -- Belle Barth, Blue Belle -- Jackie "Moms" Mabley, Young at Heart -- Minnie Pearl, Country Charm -- Judy Canova, Hollywood Hillbilly -- Ethel Merman, Carol Channing, Broadway Lights -- Phyllis Diller, Survivor -- Hermione Gingold, Hidden Jewel -- Pearl Bailey, Love Object -- Carol Burnett, Variety Artist -- Barbra Streisand, The Powerhouse -- Totie Fields, Mother Mirth -- Elaine May, Smart Stuff -- Anne Meara, No Second Fiddle -- Lily Tomlin, Thinking Woman -- Jean Stapleton, Love's Labor -- Cher, Clothes Horse -- Treasured Troikas, Dream Teams--Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman; Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan; Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton -- Madeline Kahn, The Chameleon -- Joan Rivers, The Mouth -- Dorothy Loudon, Showstopper -- Gilda Radner, Happy Face -- Whoopi Goldberg, Surprise! -- Tracey Ullman, Split Personalities -- Renee Taylor, Secret Weapon -- Roseanne, Domestic Goddess -- Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders, Potted Pals -- Ellen DeGeneres, Over and Out -- Rosie O'Donnell, Queen of Nice -- Joan Cusack, The Bride's Maid -- Janeane Garofalo, Her Glibness -- Tart Tongues, Gender Defenders--Sandra Bernhard, Rita Rudner, Joy Behar, Margaret Cho, Kate Clinton, Reno -- Cameron Diaz, Something Special.
    Subject term:
    Women comedians--United States--Biography.
    LCCN:
    99011058
    ISBN:
    0810933373
    ISBN:
    9780810933378
    Collection note:
    Gift of:Thomas H. Steele; Date cataloged: 10/12/2016.

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