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Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867–1932)

American theatrical producer who brought the revue to spectacular heights under the slogan "Glorifying the American Girl." During the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, Ziegfeld managed bodybuilder Eugen Sandow (billed as the Great Sandow). In 1896 he turned to theatrical management. His promotion of French beauty Anna Held, with ... See full bio »

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 1930 Whoopee! (presenter - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
 1929 Sally (producer: musical comedy - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
 1929 Glorifying the American Girl (under the personal supervision of - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
 1929 Rio Rita (producer: stage play - uncredited)
 1929 Show Boat (producer: stage play - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (produced by arrangement with)
 1917 The Land of Promise (presenter)
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 1930 Whoopee! (producer - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
 1929 Rio Rita (producer - uncredited)
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 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (acknowledgment: Suggested by Romances and Incidents in the life of America's Greatest Showman)
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 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- The Great Ziegfeld (1996) ... Himself
 1930 Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 20 (Short)
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 1929 Glorifying the American Girl
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 1929 Show Boat
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 1919 Tom's Little Star (Short)
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 2004 Broadway: The American Musical (TV Series documentary)
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 2004 Ziegfeld on Film (Video documentary short)
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 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary)
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- Diamonds as Big as the Ritz: The Musical (1977) ... Himself (as Florenz Ziegfeld)
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
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- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Himself
 1950 The Golden Twenties (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Turtle. Farce. Written by Léon Gandillot. Book adapted by Joseph Herbert. Manhattan Theatre: 3 Sep 1898- closing date unknown (performances unknown). Cast: William J. Ferguson [credited as W.J. Ferguson], Grace George [Broadway debut], Sadie Martinot. Produced by William A. Brady and Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Florenz Ziegfeld
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Personal Quote:

[1925, explaining what he looked for in a "Ziegfeld Girl"] Beauty, of course, is the most important requirement and the paramount asset of the applicant. When I say that, I mean beauty of face, form, charm and manner, personal magnetism, individuality, grace and poise. These are details that must always be settled before the applicant has demonstrated her ability either to sing or dance. It is ... See more »

Trivia:

Always maintained that, as a teenager in an exhibition shooting match, he actually outshot Annie Oakley. Ms. Oakley didn't remember the incident, however, and the story itself is probably apocryphal. See more »

Nickname:

Flo

Star Sign:

Aries

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