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Lust for Fame: Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth
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Lust for Fame: Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth (Paperback)

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The first book on Booth's ten tumultuous years on the stage, with a wealth of rare period illustrations reproduced with special techniques yielding results of better quality than the originals. The book evaluates his performances through newspaper reviews and the recorded opinions of his contemporaries; it also separates Booth the actor from Booth the assassin. Previously unpublished letters are included, some in facsimile. John Wilkes' famous brother Edwin was not necessarily the leading actor of his era: this book indicates why John Wilkes Booth might claim that distinction. One of the appendices is an exhaustive chronology of all his performances, and all fellow cast members.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: arts & entertainmentBiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories: discovery / historical / scientificFilm, TV & DramaTheatre Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 31/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9780786405862  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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The late Gordon Samples was the director of Special Collections at San Diego State University. He was a long-standing collector-scholar of Lincoln and Booth material.

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