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Title:
William B. Gill : from the gold fields to Broadway
Author:
Gänzl, Kurt.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York ; London : Routledge, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xii, 294 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780415937672
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library ML410.G55 G36 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author Notes

Kurt Ganzl worked as an operatic and musical-theatre performer, a talent agent, and a casting director in London's West End


Table of Contents

Series Introductionp. IX
Introductionp. I
Chapter 1 Who was Willie Gill?p. 5
Chapter 2 From the Goldfields to Melbourne (and Back Again)p. 19
Chapter 3 A Comic Star at Homep. 29
Chapter 4 On the Road to Calcuttap. 39
Chapter 5 Great Varieties and Greater Expectationsp. 55
Chapter 6 A Sojourn in the American Goldfieldsp. 67
Chapter 7 A Broadway Debut and Colville's Folly Companyp. 81
Chapter 8 Lots of Goblins and an International Hitp. 101
Chapter 9 Plays Made to Orderp. 123
Chapter 10 Adonisp. 141
Chapter 11 One Failure After Anotherp. 171
Chapter 12 From Pantomime to Sentimental Comedy: Arcadia to Old Jed Proutyp. 197
Chapter 13 Star Vehiclesp. 221
Chapter 14 Last Hitsp. 241
Chapter 15 Final Curtainp. 261
Notesp. 281
Indexp. 285

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