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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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Known For

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Miscellaneous Crew
(1925)
Whoopee!
Whoopee! Miscellaneous Crew
(1930)
Sally
Sally Miscellaneous Crew
(1929)
Show Boat
Show Boat Miscellaneous Crew
(1929)

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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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Other Works:

Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1923. Musical revue. Music by Victor Herbert, Rudolf Friml and Dave Stamper. Lyrics by Gene Buck. Sketches by: Eddie Cantor and Gene Buck. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Additional music by Joseph McCarthy, Harry Tierney, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Blanche Merrill, Leo Edwards, Gabriel Daray, Edgar Leslie, ... See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 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:

Is portrayed by Paul Stewart in W.C. Fields and Me (1976) and William Powell in The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Ziegfeld Follies (1945), by William Forrest in The Eddie Cantor Story (1953)Walter Pigeon in Funny Girl. See more »

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