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5 Fun Facts about Florenz Ziegfeld

5 Fun Facts about Florenz Ziegfeld Our recent book, Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway’s Greatest Producer (University Press of Kentucky, 2015) tells the story of the real Ziegfeld—someone quite different from the great impresario as portrayed by William … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 38 and 37 — The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

38. The Great Ziegfeld (1936) Other Nominated Films: Anthony Adverse, Dodsworth, Libeled Lady, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Romeo and Juliet, San Francisco, The Story of Louis Pasteur, A Tale of Two Cities, Three Smart Girls Florenz Ziegfeld was one of the … Continue reading

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