The Grab Bag. Musical revue. Music by Ed Wynn
. Book by Ed Wynn. Lyrics by Ed Wynn. Musical Director: Max Steiner
. Additional lyrics by Harry Pease
, Edward G. Nelson, Cliff Friend
, Ned Wever
, Alfred Nathan, Mel Stitzel and Art Kassel
. Additional music by Harry Pease, Edward G. Nelson, Ned Wever, Alfred Nathan, Mel Stitzel, Art ...
2 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
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I can't give you a definition [of humor]. It is too subtle to be pinned down. I can say that it differs from wit, which exaggerates the truth, while humor presents the truth in an original way.
Eventually he took his middle name of Edwin and adapted it into his stage moniker, "Ed Wynn," in order to save his European immigrant parents the embarrassment of having a low-style burlesque comedian as a relative. Running away from home at age 15, he first worked as a utility boy and eventual actor for a traveling stage company. The adventure was short-lived and he returned home to sell women's...
Unique whimsical voice
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