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SPARE RIBS - Women in the Humor Biz by  Kathleen  Denise; Beckett - First Edition - 1980 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

SPARE RIBS - Women in the Humor Biz

by Collier, Denise; Beckett, Kathleen

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. (xiii) 240 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on black boards; lettered in gilt on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a bit of chipping at the head of the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Way It Was: From Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers; Zora Rasmussen: Stand-up Comedienne; Anne Beatts: Writer for Saturday Night Live; Suzanne Rand: Of the Improvisational Team Monteith and Rand; Stockard Channing: Film and Television Actress; Eugenie Ross-Leming: Producer and Writer for Mary Hartman Mary Hartman; Judy Pioli Ervin: Producer of Laverne and Shirley; Marjorie Gross: Stand-up Comedienne; Marilyn Sokol: Film Actress; Deanne Stillman: Writer and Coeditor of Titters - The First Collection of Humor by Women; Gilda Radner: Actress on Saturday Night Live; Lynn Roth: Head of Comedy Development for 20th Century Fox; Rosie Shuster: Writer for Saturday Night Live; Penny Marshall: Actress on Laverne and Shirley; Swoosie Kurtz: Broadway and Television Actress; Gail Parent: Writer of Books Film and Television; Andrea Martin: Member of Second City Improvisational Troupe; and Lee Marrs: Cartoonist.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Irving Freeman; Nancy Rica Schiff;. 8vo.




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