Take It from the big mouth : the life of Martha Raye /

""She was one of the world's four best comediennes, "" said Milton Berle, ""but she lived a life of personal disaster."" Martha Raye sang, danced, and joked her way into the spotlight of the entertainment world with a career that spanned seven decades and...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
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Main Author: Pitrone, Jean Maddern, 1920-2008.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©1999.
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Summary:""She was one of the world's four best comediennes, "" said Milton Berle, ""but she lived a life of personal disaster."" Martha Raye sang, danced, and joked her way into the spotlight of the entertainment world with a career that spanned seven decades and encompassed everything from vaudeville to television commercials to entertaining U.S. troops. Take It from the Big Mouth, the first full-fledged biography of the multi-talented performer, explores Raye's life and career with candor and insight. Raye got her big break when she caught the attention of a film director as she kidded with audience.
Physical Description:1 online resource (258 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
ISBN:9780813157412
0813157412
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