(presenter - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
(producer: musical comedy - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
(producer: stage play - uncredited)
(producer: stage play - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
(producer - as Florenz Ziegfeld)
The Great Ziegfeld
(acknowledgment: Suggested by Romances and Incidents in the life of America's Greatest Showman)
(TV Series documentary)
Ziegfeld Follies of 1907. Featuring songs by Seymour Furth, E. Ray Goetz
, Gus Edwards
, Billy Gaston, Jean Schwartz
, Silvio Hein
, Matt Woodward and Gertrude Hoffman
. Words (sketches) by Harry B. Smith
. Featuring songs with lyrics by Vincent Bryan
, Edgar Selden, Will D. Cobb
, Billy Gaston, William Jerome
, Matt Woodward, Martin ...
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
Did You Know?
I don't have a very quick sense of humor. Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody. You'd be surprised how many of the expensive comics I've run out on and locked myself in my office when they were on stage.
In 1927 he produced what is considered his greatest artistic achievement--the original Broadway production of "Show Boat". Although he recognized its artistic value, he was terrified that it would fail because of its unusually dramatic storyline. According to an eyewitness, on opening night the audience barely applauded. It was not because they disliked the show. It was because they were so taken...