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Henry L. Brunk and Brunk's Comedians
Tent Repertoire Empire of the Southwest
Jerry L. Martin

Popular Press

Tent repertoire theatre as a form of popular entertainment caught on in the late 19th century, had its heyday in the 1920s, and was finished by the Depression and World War II gasoline rationing. The author examines this rise and fall in context of an increasingly urbanized society.

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LC: 83-062703 PN
198 pp. 6 x 9
39 b/w photos
ISBN 978-0-87972-268-5
Cloth $29.95 t
ISBN 978-0-87972-269-2
Paper $14.95 t

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