Overview:Fred Stone: A Biography of the Tightrope Walker, Acrobat and Broadway Actor - Fred Stone was one of America's most versatile and talented entertainers. It seemed as if he could do anything and everything, from tightrope walking and acrobatics to song-and-dance, musical comedies, and straight drama. This work chronicles his extraordinary life and career. He was born in a log cabin August 19 1873, in Valmont, Colorado, to a family that was part of the covered-wagon migration into the virtually unknown West. He joined a traveling circus at age 11 and two years later, joined a different one as a self-taught tightrope walker. During his teens. Stone performed on the variety stage, and at age 22, met Dave Montgomery, with whom he performed for over twenty years, including Broadway musicals, notablyThe Wizard of Oz. After Montgomery's death in 1917, Stone continued to perform and shared his continued success with his closest friend Will Rogers, and Annie Oakley. Charles Dillingham, Charles Russell, Ed Borein, and Rex Beach. In 1950, he retired from show business and during the last years of his life suffered from increasing blindness and heart trouble. He died at his Los Angeles home in 1959.
This book is on page /c01806c4ebab7dba9280fa544af5683f/book/1603728433-9780786411610. It was written by the following authors: Armond Fields. Book Fred Stone: A Biography of the Tightrope Walker, Acrobat and Broadway Actor, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Entertainment, Biography, True Stories. The book was published on 2002-01-31 00:00:00. It has 303 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 499 g. File for download Fred Stone: A Biography of the Tightrope Walker, Acrobat and Broadway Actor has PDF format and is called fred-stone-a-biography-of-the-tightrope-walker-acrobat-and-broadway-actor.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our gekisen.biz site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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