Ginger Rogers: A Bio-Bibliography

Hardcover | March 1, 1994

byJocelyn Faris

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Though chiefly remembered as the dance partner of Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers had many other significant achievements in the entertainment world. She was a dancer, singer, comedienne, and Academy Award winning dramatic actress, as well as the highest paid Hollywood star in 1942. Miss Faris provides a detailed record of Ginger Roger's life and career, painting a picture of her as one of the most versatile performers in the United States. The volume begins with a short biography of Ginger Rogers, along with a succinct chronology of the major events in her life and career. These portions of the book provide a context for the chapters that follow, which contain annotated entries for her stage, film, radio, and television performances. The entries provide production information and cast listings, along with excerpts from reviews and critical commentaries. An extensive annotated bibliography lists books, magazine and newspaper articles, and movie trade publications that provide further information about Ginger Rogers's fascinating career.

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Though chiefly remembered as the dance partner of Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers had many other significant achievements in the entertainment world. She was a dancer, singer, comedienne, and Academy Award winning dramatic actress, as well as the highest paid Hollywood star in 1942. Miss Faris provides a detailed record of Ginger Roger's l...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.59 × 6.51 × 1.05 inPublished:March 1, 1994Publisher:Chemical Publishing Company, I

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ISBN - 10:0313291772

ISBN - 13:9780313291777

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?This serves as an excellent research guide to the life of and work about Ginger Rogers, one of America's premiere entertainers. Recommended for collections supporting research on 20th century American entertainers.??Reference Book Review