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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment. It was especially popular in the United ..... Words such as "flop" and "gag" were terms created from the vaudeville era...

Vaudeville, A History

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American Vaudeville, more so than any other mass entertainment, grew out of the culture .... Like the department stores of the era as discussed by Trachtenberg, ...

Vaudeville: What was Vaudeville, History, Impact, Stars | Broadway ...

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Nov 13, 2013 ... Why was vaudeville born, what was its impact, why did it die? ... It was a magical era when people around the country could see a potpourri of ...

Vaudeville | About Vaudeville | American Masters | PBS

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Oct 8, 1999 ... “Everything I know I learned in vaudeville.” -James Cagney. At the turn of the century in America, the Wright Brothers made their first successful ...

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Sep 28, 2007 ... WWII era vaudeville act... Three mental midgets show you how to be a good soldier. This is a cool soundie that was missing all titles so I had no ...

Vaudeville and Burlesque Lingo

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Many sources say that no one knows how the name "vaudeville" originated. ... ' Coon' or 'black crow' characters were common in that era, but Rice enjoyed such  ...

American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular ... - American Memory

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The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870 - 1920 ... Variety stage, in this era, drew greater audiences than the "legitimate" ...

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vaudeville , originally a light song, derived from the drinking and love songs ... resonated with Progressive Era acculturation anxieties, racialist ideologies, and ...

Vaudeville and the American Dream – Artifacts Journal - University ...

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Yet, vaudeville was more than mere entertainment for the American mass culture —it was a reflection of the rapidly changing waters of American life. In the era of ...

Vaudeville Era - History of Dance - About.com

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Vaudeville consisted of a series of separate acts including singing, dancing, comedy, juggling, acrobatics, animal acts and more.

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8 Odd Acts of the Vaudeville Era | Mental Floss

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Nov 26, 2010 ... Before movies could talk, there were endless opportunities for those who had talent to make a living performing in front of live audiences.

History ~ Vaudeville and Broadway | Make 'Em Laugh | PBS : Make ...

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Dec 2, 2008 ... These were headliners of vaudeville, strutting their stuff and .... as Abe Burrows and Betty Comden and Adolph Green in creating a new era of ...

vaudeville | entertainment | Britannica.com

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The term vaudeville, adopted in the United States from the Parisian boulevard ... By the end of the 19th century the era of the vaudeville chain, a group of houses ...