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The entertainer : movies, magic, and my father's twentieth century /

Using the life and career of her father, writer Margaret Talbot tells the story of the rise of popular culture through a personal lens. The arc of Lyle Talbot's career is in fact the story of American entertainment. Born in 1902, Lyle left small-town Nebraska in 1918 to join a traveling carnival.... Full description

Main Author: Talbot, Margaret, 1961-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Riverhead Books, 2012
Contents: Learning to cry -- The hypnotist's boy -- Footlights on the prairie -- Hooray for Hollywood -- Gangsters, grifters, and gold diggers -- Man about town -- Empty bottles -- Unionizing actors, uniting fans -- Broadway and B movies -- From Ed Wood to Ozzie and Harriet.
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