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Vaudevisuals Bookself – ‘Charlie Chaplin’s Red Letter Days’

[Translate] By the end of 1914, Charlie Chaplin had become the most popular actor in films, and reporters were clamoring for interviews with the comedy sensation. But no reporter had more access than Fred Goodwins. A British actor who joined Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Downtown Book”

[Translate] The New York Art Scene in the period of 1974 thru 1984 was ‘on fire’. So much was going on everywhere! This book covers the scene! Downtown is more than just a location, it’s an attitude–and in the 1970s Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Notes on a Cowardly Lion”

[Translate] Notes on a Cowardly Lion by John Lahr Back Cover First published in 1969, Notes on a Cowardly Lion has established itself as one of the best-ever show business biographies. Drawing on his father’s recollections and on the memories Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Growing Up with Chico”

[Translate] GROWING UP WITH CHICO – by Maxine Marx Maxine Marx’s book about her experience as part of the family that gave us the Marx Brothers is deservedly well-known and much loved by classic movie fans.  Her anecdotes are funny, loving Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – July 2016

December 28, 2016 // Photography, Year in Review // No Comments

[Translate] Vaudevisuals Year in Review – July 2016 July is always a ‘hot’ month in New York. I was in Seattle and visited the wonderful Pike Street Market’s “Can Can” show, photographed the delightful Gustavo Pace’s “Naked Brazilian” performance and Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – June 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals – Year in Review – June 2016 June was quite an active month. Bindlestiff Open Stage at Dixon Place, The Big Apple Circus was losing it’s presence in NYC, Quick Change book was started and Conjuring in Asia got Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals.com – A 2016 Review every day!

December 19, 2016 // Photography, Year in Review // No Comments

[Translate] Warm up to a cup of Vaudevisuals every morning!  In case you missed some of the postings this year I will be doing a monthly review starting today for the next 11 days. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ January Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Frightlopedia” – by Julie Winterbottom

[Translate] FRIGHTLOPEDIA An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy and Spine-Chilling. From Arachnids to Zombies. Julie Winterbottom is the author of Pranklopedia and the former editor in chief of Nickelodeon Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn, NY. When she is not dreaming Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Conjuring Asia – Magic, Orientalism”

[Translate] The promise of magic has always commanded the human imagination, but the story of industrial modernity is usually seen as a process of disenchantment. Drawing on the writings and performances of the so-called ‘Golden Age Magicians’ from the turn Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Hidden in Plain Sight” by Colin Williamson

[Translate] ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “Fresh and intriguing, Hidden in Plain Sight offers a wealth of fascinating historical information on the myriad ways and contexts in which moving images have evoked experiences of wonder from audiences. Williamson’s interest in Read the full article…