1932: Florenz Ziegfeld
, the US impresario famed for his girls and staircases in his Follies shows, died.
Scott Fitzgerald; entertainers Fred Astaire, Florenz Ziegfeld
In the early 1920's Hansburg brought his pogo stick to his friend, Florenz Ziegfeld
of the world-famous Ziegfeld Follies.
When told that Irish linen petticoats for Follies dancers were far more expensive than plain cotton, Florenz Ziegfeld
replied: "I know, but Irish linen does something to their walk and remember, they are Ziegfeld Girls
In homage to Florenz Ziegfeld
and his original circa 1927 theater, which was subsequently replaced by the current venue in 1969, the decor will be designed in an art-deco inspired style by the project's architect Richard Bloch.
Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld
reviews his life from a heavenly perspective 1945 ***
They're supposed to laugh at you," shrugs Florenz Ziegfeld
from the director's booth.
Rainer may well have sobbed herself to her first Oscar, playing actress Anna Held, wife of impresario Florenz Ziegfeld
, in "The Great Ziegfeld.
The popularity of the model as a cultural type was produced and circulated in the late 1910s and 1920s through the ubiquity of the model-showgirl, a hybrid figure that Florenz Ziegfeld
inaugurated in 1918 when he hired the first couture manikins to perform as models on the segregated Broadway stage.
became famous for "glorifying the American girl.
While you may find a session embracing unified themes such as Florenz Ziegfeld
on Broadway or the "Cold War," for example, you are just as likely to find eighteenth-century papers mixed in with twentieth, Latin American with Canadian, Francophone with Anglophone, or popular music with classical.
Although it is frequently men who are dedicated to creating glamour--the impresario Florenz Ziegfeld
, the artists Giovanni Boldini, John Singer Sargent and Andy Warhol, the designers Versace, Dior, Armani, the photographers Cecil Beaton and Mario Testino, for instance.