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Champagne Charlie and pretty Jemima

Gillian M. Rodger

Champagne Charlie and pretty Jemima

variety theater in the nineteenth century

by Gillian M. Rodger

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vaudeville,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGillian M. Rodger
    SeriesMusic in American life, Music in American life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1968.U5 R63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27125484M
    ISBN 100252035399, 0252077342
    ISBN 109780252035395, 9780252077340
    LC Control Number2010016575
    OCLC/WorldCa460058098

    Champagne Charlie MORE > $ Regularly $ buy now On an ocean liner leaving New York for Paris, heiress Linda Hollingsworth, who is on a double honeymoon with her husband Tod and her friend Lillian and Lillian's fourth husband, recognizes one of the bartenders, Mr. Fipps, who used to be the valet to the deceased Champagne Charlie. She is the author of Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century. Praise For "An important study that offers valuable insights into the lives and careers of significant performers, reasons for the popularity of male impersonators, and the types of songs male impersonators included in their repertories.

    Gillian M. Rodger, Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century ([Urbana: University of Illinois], ), , ← Abraham Lincoln Table of Contents. Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima places the saloon keepers, managers, male impersonators, minstrels, acrobats, singers, and dancers of the variety era within economic and social contexts by examining the business models of variety shows and their Author: Sondra Fraleigh.

    Book Reviews. Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People. Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century. Don B. Wilmeth. Journal of . Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century by Gillian Rodger (pp. ) Review by: Ann Ommen van der Merwe DOI: /americanmusic


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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Gillian M Rodger. Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century begins with an account of the Astor Place riot.

As author Gillian Rodger demonstrates, the event was more than a violent public reaction to the rivalry between actors William Macready and Edwin Forrest; it was an expression of social identities revealing the increasing divide between the upper and lower classes. Champagne Charlie and pretty Jemima: variety theater in the nineteenth century.

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As author Gillian rodger demonstrates, the event. Champagne Charlie is a British musical film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti and loosely based on the rivalry between the popular music hall performers George Leybourne (born Joe Saunders), who was called "Champagne Charlie" because he was the first artist to perform the song of that title, and Alfred Vance, who was known as "The Great Vance".

Music by: Ernest Irving. Champagne Charlie may refer to. People. Charles Townshend (–), British politician nicknamed "Champagne Charlie"; Charles Heidsieck (–), French Champagne wine merchant who was originally called "Champagne Charlie"; George Leybourne (–), introduced the song "Champagne Charlie" to the London music hall, and was himself thereafter often referred to as.

Gillian Rodger is the author of Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(8). Champagne Charlie was broke, in poor health, and even if he had the means to produce any Champagne, his primary market was at war.

He returned to France in November of‘demoralized and. Author: Richard E. Stamz with Patrick A. Roberts Pub Date: February An insightful account of a radio legend amid milestones of African American history learn more. Champagne Charlie & Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century takes the reader from the raucous, early days of variety's birth in the s through various iterations which flourished during and after the American Civil War, up to the rise of big-time vaudeville in the s.

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Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century is an excellent book on a much-neglected form of American musical theater. It brings together a wealth of insights that inform our understanding of variety theater, from its basic structure and musical content to its reflection of social values and its place in history.

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