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The Resource Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye, Jean Maddern Pitrone

Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye, Jean Maddern Pitrone

Label
Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye
Title
Take It from the big mouth
Title remainder
the life of Martha Raye
Statement of responsibility
Jean Maddern Pitrone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""She was one of the world's four best comediennes, "" said Milton Berle, ""but she lived a life of personal disaster."" Martha Raye sang, danced, and joked her way into the spotlight of the entertainment world with a career that spanned seven decades and encompassed everything from vaudeville to television commercials to entertaining U.S. troops. Take It from the Big Mouth, the first full-fledged biography of the multi-talented performer, explores Raye's life and career with candor and insight. Raye got her big break when she caught the attention of a film director as she kidded with audience
Biography type
individual biography
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1920-
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Pitrone, Jean Maddern
Dewey number
791.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Raye, Martha
  • Entertainers
Label
Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye, Jean Maddern Pitrone
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 The Sudden-Death Circuit; 2 Martha Raye, Girl Singer; 3 To the Top; 4 Marriage and the Movies; 5 In Love and War; 6 A Child and Charlie Chaplin; 7 Roller Coaster; 8 Shangri-la; 9 Threats in the Night; 10 Imperfect Balance; 11 The Marriage Merry-Go-Round; 12 Separate Lives; 13 Under Fire; 14 Colonel Maggie; 15 The Big Mouth; 16 Newlyweds; 17 On the Edge; 18 Martha Raye, Civilian; Filmography; Sources; Index
Control code
ocn900344695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157412
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344695
Label
Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye, Jean Maddern Pitrone
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 The Sudden-Death Circuit; 2 Martha Raye, Girl Singer; 3 To the Top; 4 Marriage and the Movies; 5 In Love and War; 6 A Child and Charlie Chaplin; 7 Roller Coaster; 8 Shangri-la; 9 Threats in the Night; 10 Imperfect Balance; 11 The Marriage Merry-Go-Round; 12 Separate Lives; 13 Under Fire; 14 Colonel Maggie; 15 The Big Mouth; 16 Newlyweds; 17 On the Edge; 18 Martha Raye, Civilian; Filmography; Sources; Index
Control code
ocn900344695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157412
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344695

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