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Ziegfeld Follies

Via: Retrogasm

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‘Ziegfeld Night’

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The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931. They became a radio program in 1932 and 1936 as The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air.

Inspired by the Folies Bergères of Paris, the Ziegfeld Follies were conceived and mounted (mounted?) by Florenz Ziegfeld, reportedly at the suggestion of his then-wife, the entertainer Anna Held. The shows’ producers were turn-of-the-century producing titans Klaw & Erlanger.

Read more, HERE:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziegfeld_Follies

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January 22, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , ,

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