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Joan Davis : America's Queen of Film, Radio and Television Comedy
by David C. Tucker


Overview - The Emmy-nominated star of the classic 1950s sitcom I Married Joan , Joan Davis (1912-1961) was also radio's highest paid comedienne in the 1940s--and she displayed her unique brand of knockabout comedy in more than forty films. This book provides a complete account of her career, including a filmography with critical commentary, and the most detailed episode logs ever compiled for her radio and television programs.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Emmy-nominated star of the classic 1950s sitcom I Married Joan, Joan Davis (1912-1961) was also radio's highest paid comedienne in the 1940s--and she displayed her unique brand of knockabout comedy in more than forty films. This book provides a complete account of her career, including a filmography with critical commentary, and the most detailed episode logs ever compiled for her radio and television programs. A biographical chapter offers never-before-published information about her family background, marriage to vaudeville comedian Si Wills and relationships with other men, and her tragic early death.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780786477845
  • ISBN-10: 0786477849
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 224


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