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David Merrick - The Abominable Showman The Unauthorized Biography by Howard Kissel

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Published by Applause Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Musical theatre,
  • Technical & background skills,
  • Theatrical producers and direc,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Play Production,
  • United states,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Merrick, David,,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Theatre,
  • Merrick, David,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Biography,
  • Theatrical producers and directors,
  • 1911-,
  • 1911-2000

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages578
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8602032M
ISBN 101557831726
ISBN 109781557831729

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  Producer David Merrick. David Merrick, sometimes referred to as the “Abominable Showman,” was a tyrant, a scoundrel and an absolute genius. One of the most prolific producers the theatre has ever known, Merrick was responsible for bringing to Broadway shows such as “Fanny” (), “Gypsy (), “Carnival!” (), “Oliver!” (), “Hello, Dolly!” (), “Promises Author: Marc Bonanni. David Merrick, the Abominable Showman The Unauthorized Biography (Book): Kissel, Howard: David Merrick is the most astonishing showman of our time, and perhaps of all time. No other producer, not even Florenz Ziegfeld nor the combined lights of the Shubert brothers, has equalled his percentage of hits or his demonic flair for publicity. In this first-ever biography, Howard Kissel from his. Get this from a library! David Merrick, the abominable showman: the unauthorized biography. [Howard Kissel] -- David Merrick was one of the most astonishing showmen of our time. No other producer has equaled his percentage of hits or his demonic flair for publicity. . David Merrick NPR coverage of David Merrick: The Abominable Showman: The Unauthorized Biography by Howard Kissel. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

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