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Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld

Anna Held

Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld

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Published by Exposition Press in Hicksville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Held, Anna, 1877?-1918.,
    • Entertainers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Entertainers -- France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Mémoires, une étoile française au ciel de l"Amérique.

      StatementLiane Carrera ; translated from the French by Guy Daniels.
      ContributionsCarrera, Liane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.H42 A313 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4426537M
      ISBN 100682493090
      LC Control Number79050382
      OCLC/WorldCa5264183


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Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld by Liane Carrera (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13. 1 day ago  The book does not disappoint and starts off with a deliciously intriguing scene New Year’s Eve, Flo Ziegfeld brings his drama queen girlfriend Lillian Lorraine to a costume party also attended by ex-wife, Anna Held.

“Anna Held and the birth of Ziegfeld’s Broadway” is a riveting account of the golden age of music revues during the heyday of Vaudeville and the petite dynamo with an hourglass figure and flirtatious eyes who was one of the brightest stars prior to World War I.4/5(11).

Anna Held and the Birth of Ziegfeld's Broadway reveals one of the most remarkable women in the history of theatrical entertainment. With access to previously unseen family records and photographs, Eve Golden has uncovered the details of an extraordinary woman in the vibrant world of Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book New York.

Anna Held and the Birth of Ziegfeld's Broadway reveals one of the most remarkable women in the history of theatrical entertainment. With access to previously unseen family records and photographs, Eve Golden has uncovered the details of an extraordinary woman in the vibrant world of s New York/5.

Anna Held c. – Born Warsaw, Poland Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. – Born Chicago, Illinois Master showman Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. brought a razzle-dazzle to live performance that signaled a new era of mass entertainment at the turn of the twentieth century.

- Explore latskolal2's board "Anna Held", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ziegfeld girls, Florenz ziegfeld and Vintage photos pins. Ziegfeld Girl Anna Held Posted by Embla on Septem Helene Held ( – ) was a Polish-born French stage performer and singer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book.

Flo Ziegfeld and Anna Held. Collection. Anna Held Museum papers, Series IV: Ephemera. Photographs. Dates / Origin Date Created: - Library locations Billy Rose Theatre Division Shelf locator: *T-Mss Topics Held, Anna. Ziegfeld, Flo, Notes Content: Anna Held, a musical comedy star, was born March. Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   While Anna Held and her parents had been struggling for a living in the slums of Europe, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. was being raised in the lap of upper-middle-class luxury in Chicago, Illinois.

He was born on Mamaking him perhaps a year or two older than : University Press of Kentucky. Before becoming Flo Ziegfeld's second great entrepreneurial project (after strongman Eugene Sandow) Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book Polish-born Anna Held () was a star of the Parisian variety stage.

Ziegfeld discovered her there in and brought her back to the states, where together they made millions of dollars on Broadway. Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book most famous publicity stunt had Held. The first wife of legendary producer Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Held was the brains and inspiration behind his Follies and shared his knack for publicity.

Together, they brought the Paris scene to New York, complete with lavish costumes and sets and a chorus of stunningly beautiful women, dubbed ""The Anna Held Girls.""/5(8). In London, Florenz Ziegfeld found Anna Held. Anna a tiny Paris-born Polish girl with big goo-goo eyes, Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book she had been a cabaret star in most of Europe's capitals before she was Anna Held Biography Anna Held was a French stage performer best known for her association with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld.

Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book biography of Anna Anna Held and Flo Ziegfeld book provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Helene Anna Held (March 8, -- Aug ) was a Polish-born stage performer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband.

Anna was backed with chorus line of 50 beauties in extravagant costumes, that were called "The Anna Held Girls." The Ziegfeld Follies, as the show became known, ran every day and was updated every year till it finally folded during the depression. The Anna Held Museum papers are arranged in four series: The series consist of letters written to Flo Ziegfeld from family and professional associates.

Included are letters from Billie Burke, Victor Herbert, Will Rogers, Florenz Ziegfeld, Sr. and his daughter, Patricia Ziegfeld. The first wife of legendary producer Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Held was the brains and inspiration behind his Follies and shared his knack for publicity.

Together, they brought the Paris scene to New York, complete with lavish costumes and sets and a chorus of stunningly beautiful women, dubbed ""The Anna Held Girls."". Anna Held: [on the phone with Ziegfeld after learning of his marriage to Billie Burke] Hello, Flo Yes.

Here's Anna I'm so happy for you today, I could not help calling you and congratulate you Wonderful, Flo. Anna Held. Anna Held at the height of her fame. Anxious to make his first production a sure hit, Ziegfeld persuaded the leading comedy team of Charles Evans and Bill Hoey to star in a musical version of their popular comedy A Parlor Match.

Ziegfeld and Evans sailed to Europe in to find a new female star. Thanks to the Ziegfeld Follies, a wildly popular string of revues from the early s, the name of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

is familiar to many theater devotees. Somewhat less well known, however, is. he lively opening of ''Anna Held and the Birth of Ziegfeld's Broadway'' describes a New Year's Eve party when Held watched Florenz Ziegfeld walk out of her life with the actress Billie Burke.

Today, Burke is remembered as the good witch in ''The Wizard of Oz,'' Ziegfeld is still known for his Follies, but who remembers Anna Held. by Oliver B.

Pollak Anna Held was a performer with a flamboyant reputation for bathing in milk and champagne. An actor in numerous farces, comedies, and musical comedies, her life was a story of showmanship that prevents bibliographical certainty. The date and place of Anna Held’s birth are shrouded in mystery, confusion or vanity.

the celebrated, moving telephone scene in which heartbroken Anna Held (Oscar-winning Luise Rainer), the first of womanizing impresario Florenz (Flo) Ziegfeld's (William Powell) wives, congratulated her ex-husband Flo on his re-marriage, after reading the World newspaper article headlined: "ZIEGFELD WEDS BILLIE BURKE; PRODUCER AND STAR IN SECRET.

Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Producer: Whoopee!. American theatrical producer who brought the revue to spectacular heights under the slogan "Glorifying the American Girl." During the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago inZiegfeld managed bodybuilder Eugen Sandow (billed as the Great Sandow). In he turned to theatrical management.

His promotion of French beauty Anna Held Occupation: Miscellaneous Crew, Actor, Producer. Get this from a library. Anna Held and the birth of Ziegfeld's Broadway. [Eve Golden] -- Held, the first wife of Flo Ziegfeld, moved to New York from Parisin the s and was a leading Broadway star for two decades.

Publishers Weekly" -- Publishers Weekly, "Golden's authoritative biography of Ms. Held's rise from entertainer to wife of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. is an excellent depiction of a woman famous for her milk baths and heroism during World War I, as well as a colorful picture of American culture."4/5(2).

Higgledy Piggledy ( performances) - Ziegfeld co-produced this Joseph Weber extravaganza which featured Anna Held as a French woman contending with American tourists in Switzerland. The Parisian Model ( performances) - Anna Held starred as a dressmaker's model who almost loses her artist lover when she unexpectedly inherits a fortune.

Although the general public credited Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., known as the glorifier of the American girl," 2 for the conception of the Follies, Anna Held was probably responsible for its : Michael Owen Hoffman.

Helene Anna Held, known professionally as Anna Held, was a Polish-born French stage performer and singer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law g: book. Ziegfeld has 6 TLS (5 Hanlon, 1 George B.

Rogers) and 2 ALS (Hanlon). Anna Held has 1 ALS (J. Simpson & Co.) and 2 signed telegrams, Hanlon has 1 TLS (Andrew M. Lawrence) and 4 signed telegrams. There are: 1 cabinet card, 15 telegrams, 3 ALS, 7 TLS, 3 legal, 10 sheet music, 6 miscellaneous pieces of ephemera for a total of 45 items.

Side note: ByANNA HELD was a huge star and the common law wife of FLORENZ ZIEGFELD, Jr. It was during this production that ZIEGFELD plucked one of the girls from the chorus and gave her a solo in his "Ziegfeld Follies of " which would make her an overnight sensation.

The girl was LILLIAN LORRAINE, and the song, "By the Light of the. His lesson learned with Sandow, Ziegfeld went on to present Anna Held, the naughty French sensation, who became the first Mrs. Ziegfeld. He was one of the first impresarios to mix headliners of different ethnic backgrounds, and literally the earliest proponent of mixed-race Edition: First Edition.

Anna Held A scandalous figure who regularly changed details of her life to suit her image, actress Anna Held was best known for her relationship with Florenz Ziegfeld. Held sang on the streets of Paris as a child before moving to London, where she joined Jacob Adler’s Yiddish Theater.

Marilynn (Flo got her to drop the second n) Miller, Anna Held, Billie Burke (long before Oz) all jump off the page. Joseph Urban (did you know he designed Mar a Lago) is Ziegfeld's stage Mordden does his usual great job of highlighting the important salient facts about Flo's life and giving the history of show business to in vivid /5.

Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. (Ma - J ), popularly known as "Flo" Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (–), inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris.

He also produced the musical Show Boat. He was known as the "glorifier of the American girl". Ziegfeld was born in Chicago in. Press Photo Florenz Ziegfeld's wife and dancer Anna Held - pio This is an original press photo.

Held, Anna (Dancer - Dead). Ziegfeld's first wife was exotic Anna Held. Here is how the stage charmer looked at the turn of the century. Florenz Ziegfeld's wife and dancer Anna measures x inches. Photo is dated Seller Rating: % positive.

'The world will never forget the Ziegfeld Follies," proclaims William Powell in MGM's sumptuous musical revue, "Ziegfeld Follies." Sadly, it would appear that the world has a very short memory. For if master showman Florenz Ziegfeld is remembered at all today it's most likely by way of Walter Pidgeon's portrayal in "Funny Girl" or as a name synonymous with.

Founding and history. Inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris, the Ziegfeld Follies were conceived and mounted by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., reportedly at the suggestion of his then-wife, the stage actress and singer Anna shows' producers were turn-of-the-twentieth-century producing titans Klaw & Erlanger.

The Follies were a series of lavish revues, something between later. The Anna Held Pdf Papers consist of correspondence, photographs and manuscripts, which document the careers and personal lives of Anna Held, Florenz Ziegfeld, Billie Burke and Liane Carrera.

Drafts of Anna Held's biography are among the papers.Florenz Ziegfeld was born in in Chicago. His father, Florenz, Sr., was head of the Chicago Musical College and a significant figure in the cultural life of the city. The junior Ziegfeld worked at his father's conservatory while in high school, earning a promotion to assistant manager in Florenz “Flo” Ziegfeld Jr.

ebook born in Chicago in to Dr. Florenz [Florence] Ziegfeld Sr. (–) and Rosalie de Hez (–). The father of the future famed producer was a native of Jever in the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, Germany.