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The Resource Thompson, Kay : from Funny face to Eloise, Sam Irvin

Thompson, Kay : from Funny face to Eloise, Sam Irvin

Label
Thompson, Kay : from Funny face to Eloise
Title
Thompson, Kay
Title remainder
from Funny face to Eloise
Statement of responsibility
Sam Irvin
Title variation
  • From Funny face to Eloise
  • Funny face to Eloise
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a tribute to the Hollywood entertainer-turned-author. Covers her close friendship with Judy Garland, contributions as a celebrity trainer, and creation of the mischievous six-year-old Plaza mascot, Eloise
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irvin, Sam
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thompson, Kay
  • Authors, American
  • Singers
  • Actors
Label
Thompson, Kay : from Funny face to Eloise, Sam Irvin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Precocious grownup -- Radio days. Think Fink : Kitty Fink becomes Kay Thompson (1909-1932) ; A face for radio : Thompson on the air (1933-1937) ; Hooray for what? : Broadway bound-and-gagged (1937-1942) -- The MGM years. MGM's secret weapon : Kay goes to Hollywood (1942-1944) ; Friend of Dorothy : somewhere over at Metro (1945-1947) -- The nightclub era. Atomic art : Kay Thompson and the Williams Brothers (1947-1949) ; Life is a cabaret : living out of a suitcase (1949-1955) -- The Eloise and Funny face revolution. A star is born : Eloise explodes (1955-1957) ; Slacks Fifth Avenue : from "Fancy pants" to Funny face (1930-1965) ; Kay's Frankenstein monster : Eloise runs amuck (1956-1961) -- Behind-the-scenes. Guru in the wings : from Sinatra to JFK (1947-1962) ; Mad about Andy : Pygmalion redux (1949-1962) -- The doyenne. The Roman spring of Miss Thompson : Eloise on the Tiber (1962-1968) ; Life with Liza : the last hurrah (1968-1998)
Control code
ocn811776807
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 416 p.
Isbn
9781439176542
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)811776807
Label
Thompson, Kay : from Funny face to Eloise, Sam Irvin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Precocious grownup -- Radio days. Think Fink : Kitty Fink becomes Kay Thompson (1909-1932) ; A face for radio : Thompson on the air (1933-1937) ; Hooray for what? : Broadway bound-and-gagged (1937-1942) -- The MGM years. MGM's secret weapon : Kay goes to Hollywood (1942-1944) ; Friend of Dorothy : somewhere over at Metro (1945-1947) -- The nightclub era. Atomic art : Kay Thompson and the Williams Brothers (1947-1949) ; Life is a cabaret : living out of a suitcase (1949-1955) -- The Eloise and Funny face revolution. A star is born : Eloise explodes (1955-1957) ; Slacks Fifth Avenue : from "Fancy pants" to Funny face (1930-1965) ; Kay's Frankenstein monster : Eloise runs amuck (1956-1961) -- Behind-the-scenes. Guru in the wings : from Sinatra to JFK (1947-1962) ; Mad about Andy : Pygmalion redux (1949-1962) -- The doyenne. The Roman spring of Miss Thompson : Eloise on the Tiber (1962-1968) ; Life with Liza : the last hurrah (1968-1998)
Control code
ocn811776807
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 416 p.
Isbn
9781439176542
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)811776807

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