|Author:||Herbert G. Goldman|
|Subcategory:||Arts & Literature|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press; 1st edition (November 13, 1997)|
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Goldman shows that while the notionof the entertainer as role model and the blurring of the line between an actor's public and private life may be staples of today's celebrity culture, it was Eddie Cantor who first made them so, redefining what it meant to be a star in the process.
Eddie Cantor literally stepped out of the pages somewhere in the middle and stood before me!
His writing has improved. Eddie Cantor literally stepped out of the pages somewhere in the middle and stood before me! 0. Report. An Ok book- oddly written. com User, May 11, 1998. Cantor had a fascinating life but Goldman seems unable to capture the man in words.
The saucer-eyed Eddie Cantor (1892-1964) is all but forgotten today except to historians of the musical stage and . Indeed, as Goldman argues, Cantor's success on radio was unprecedented and pivotal in the rise of that medium.
The saucer-eyed Eddie Cantor (1892-1964) is all but forgotten today except to historians of the musical stage and film, yet he was a master of every medium he attempted, from vaudeville to television, and his variegated career represents a microcosm of 20th-century American show business. Yet his origins were humble indeed. Born on the Manhattan's Lower East Side as Israel Iskowitz, the boy was quickly orphaned and raised by his doting grandma Esther in Dickensian poverty.
Personal Name: Goldman, Herbert G. Publication, Distribution, et. New York. Oxford University Press, (c)1997. Personal Name: Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964. C26 G65 30112051662747 1. Rubrics: Entertainers United States Biography.
Banjo Eyes: Eddie Cantor and the Birth of Modern Stardom. Jolson: The Legend Comes to Life.
In: ARSC Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 116-118. View it in the Music Periodicals Database.
Banjo Eyes: Eddie Cantor and the Birth of Modern Stardom by Herbert G. Goldman (1997) Oxford University Press. The Great American Broadcast: A Celebration of Radio's Golden Age by Leonard Maltin (1997) Dutton. My Life Is in Your Hands and Take My Life by Eddie Cantor (2000) Cooper Square Press.
Eddie Cantor wrote four autobiographical books, and in 1953, Keefe Brasselle played the comedian in a monumentally unsuccessful biopic, The . Goldman, Herbert G. Banjo Eyes: Eddie Cantor and the Birth of Modern Stardom. New York, Oxford University Press, 1997.
Eddie Cantor wrote four autobiographical books, and in 1953, Keefe Brasselle played the comedian in a monumentally unsuccessful biopic, The Eddie Cantor Story. In 1956 the Academy honored him with a special Oscar for "distinguished service to the film industry. In 1962, the year he published the last of four autobiographical books, he was predeceased by his wife, Ida, immortalized in the song, "Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider," to whom he was married for 48 years. Eddie Cantor died two years later.
Producer Herbert G. Goldman, the author of books about Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice and perhaps the greatest entertainer of them all, Al Jolson, is presenting Great Entertainers on Broadway with the goal of reviving the glamour and excitement of the Big Apple’s world famous theater district and Times Square.
Cantor was born in 1892 in New York City, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Meta and Mechel . The precise date of his birth is unknown
Cantor was born in 1892 in New York City, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Meta and Mechel Itzkowitz. The precise date of his birth is unknown. His mother died in childbirth, and his father died of pneumonia when Eddie was two, leaving him to be raised by his grandmother, Esther Kantrowitz. As a child, he attended Surprise Lake Camp. A misunderstanding when his grandmother.