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Playbills To Photoplays: Stage Performers Who Pioneered the Talkies -- New Book

 

Endorsed by Joan Benny, daughter of comedian Jack Benny and Morgan Loew, great-grandson of movie moguls Adolph Zukor and Marcus Loew.

 

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Contact the editor, Brenda Loew, president, New England Vintage Film Society, Inc. (www.nevintagefilm.org) at brendaloew@yahoo.com

 

We are also the authors of Spencer Tracy, Fox Film Actor: The Pre-Code Legacy of a Hollywood Legend (www.spencertracyfoxfilmactor.com) sold on Amazon.com and from Xlibris (http://www2.xlibris.com/bookstore/bookdisplay.aspx?bookid=47406) A free review copy is available to educators and film studies professors from Xlibris. Contact John Barge and mention Book ID 47406. 

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Comment by Brenda Loew on April 30, 2011 at 9:02am

Classic Film Fans Won't Want to Miss This One!

Legendary Classic Film Stars paid tribute in Playbills To Photoplays

 

Playbills to Photoplays: Stage Performers who Pioneered the Talkies is a tribute to a host of legendary classic film stars who journeyed from stage to screen:

 

 

 

Al Jolson

 

Basil Rathbone

 

Billie Burke

 

Burt Lancaster

 

Buster Keaton

 

Cary Grant

 

Charles Wagenheim

 

Charley Grapewin

 

Charlie Chaplin

 

Clark Cable

 

Clifton Webb

 

Conrad Veidt

 

Ed Wynn

 

Eddie Cantor

 

Edward G. Robinson

 

Edward Quillan

 

Ethel Merman

 

Frankie Thomas

 

Fred Astaire

 

George Arliss

 

George Burns and Gracie Allen

 

Greta Garbo

 

Harold Lloyd

 

Harpo, Groucho, Gummo and Zeppo Marx

 

Humphrey Bogart

 

James Cagney

 

Jean Arthur

 

John Gilbert

 

Jon Huston

 

Katharine Hepburn

 

Lee Tracy

 

Lucille Ball

 

Mae West

 

Marie Dressler

 

Myrna Loy

 

Norma Shearer

 

Paul Mini

 

Ralph, Frank and Carlos Morgan

 

Red Skelton

 

Ruby Keeler

 

Ruth Gordon

 

Spencer Tracy

 

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

 

W.C. Fields

 

Walter Huston

 

Warren William

Comment by Brenda Loew on April 25, 2011 at 5:05pm

 



“This collection of essays follows some of the most famous names in show business from Vaudeville and Broadway to Hollywood, revealing a part of their lives that movie historians have neglected – until now. This book is terrific…a must read.”

- Morgan Loew, great-grandson of Adolph Zukor, founder, Paramount Pictures, and Marcus Loew, founder, Loews Theaters and MGM



“Amazingly diverse and fascinating, a most compelling book. Wonderful!”

- Joan Benny, daughter of comedian, Jack Benny, one of America’s greatest
entertainment icons of the 20th century, whose career included vaudeville, radio, movies and television

Comment by Brenda Loew on April 24, 2011 at 10:12am
Same tree. Different branch.
Comment by Catherine on January 25, 2011 at 12:30am

Are you related in any way to Marcus Loew?

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