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Ziegfeld and His FolliesA Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer$
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Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813160887

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.001.0001

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Beauty Slain

Beauty Slain

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(p.427) 24 Beauty Slain
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Ziegfeld and His Follies
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Cynthia Brideson

Sara Brideson

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0024

This chapter reveals the fate of Ziegfeld’s greatest stars, including Lillian Lorraine, Fanny Brice, and Eddie Cantor. The chapter then returns to Burke and describes her humble lifestyle in her later years. Among other things, she helps create the Ziegfeld Club, which aids ex–Ziegfeld girls who, like Lillian Lorraine, have fallen on hard times. After Burke’s passing, the Ziegfeld legacy almost disappears with the demolition of the Ziegfeld Theatre and Burkeley Crest. Burke’s and Ziegfeld’s remains were finally reunited at Kenisco Cemetery in Westchester County, New York.

Keywords:   Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor, Lillian Lorraine, Ziegfeld Club, Irving Berlin, Burkeley Crest

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