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A Hundred Years, a Million Laughs: A Centennial Celebration of the Friars Club
A Hundred Years, a Million Laughs: A Centennial Celebration of the Friars Club Barry Dougherty 1578601614 9781578601615 Hallowed ground for comics, the Friars Club lays claim to be the most prestigious entertainment organization in the world. Until t
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A Hundred Years, a Million Laughs: A Centennial Celebration of the Friars Club by Barry Dougherty

Hallowed ground for comics, the Friars Club lays claim to be the most prestigious entertainment organization in the world. Until this book, the Friars Club was a members-only hideaway. WithA Hundred Years, A Million Laughsthe Friars swing open the doors to the famously secretive organizations monastery in midtown Manhattan. Starting with the clubs humble beginnings in 1904, Friars Club author Barry Dougherty reveals the groups ups and downs through the 30s and 40s, its golden age in the 50s and 60s, and its importance today to a new generation of comics and entertainers. With nearly 200 photos many never before seen and timeless Al Hirschfeld caricatures,A Hundred Years, A Million Laughscaptures Americas favorite comedians in rare form as they perform for their peers.

Author: Barry Dougherty

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Clerisy Press, Emmis Books

Publication Date: 2004-07-01

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