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Bowery to Broadway

Christopher Shannon

Bowery to Broadway

the urban Irish in classic Hollywood cinema

by Christopher Shannon

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of Scranton Press in Scranton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Americans in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Christopher Shannon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.I67 S53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919324M
    ISBN 109781589662001
    LC Control Number2009045380
    OCLC/WorldCa457149512

      From Broadway to the Bowery: A History and Filmography of the Dead End Kids, Little Tough Guys, East Side Kids and Bowery Boys Films, with Cast Biographies Leonard Getz McFarland & Company, Jan 1, - Performing Arts - pages. This is pretty much a cute little musical comedy about two Irish-American showmen, Michael O'Rourke (Jack Oakie) and Dennis Dugan (Donald Cook) who start out with rival show houses in the Bowery in the gay 90's and continue that rivalry to Broadway, thus the title. Even if these guys fight constantly, they fight like brothers, in a good natured.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for From the Bowery to Broadway: Lew Fields and the Roots of American Popular Theatre by Armond Fields and L. Marc Fields (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Watch Bowery To Broadway movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on The Most Important Book-to-TV Adaptations Coming in two rival Bowery Actors: Maria Montez.

      New York's Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway. Edited by Edna Nahshon. New York: Columbia University Press, in association with the Museum of the City of New York, [ p. ISBN (hardcover), $ ISBN (e-book), $] Illustrations, bibliography, index.   Review "Bowery to Broadway makes a major contribution to the study of Irish-American ethnicity. Shannon shows that in films of the s and s--when the Irish were putatively embracing all of modern America's values--the group was not only represented in Hollywood, but also offered a true-to-life alternative to modernity.5/5(1).


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