As Seen By Its Contemporaries
edited and with commentary by Charles W. Stein 1984
Knopf / ISBN 0394537432
A compellation of articles, excerpts from books, etc. that refer to the Golden Age of Vaudeville
by the people who were there, wrote the reviews, and quite a lot of the ones who made it great.
Divided into five sections: Beginnings. The Golden Years, Some of the Great Ones, Impact on
American Life, and Decline, it's the last that will break your heart. Have tissues handy.
dimensions: 9.5 x 6.5 x 1.7 in / 1.8 lb / 392 pages