The Fabulous Fanny:  The Story of Fanny Brice; Norman Katkov; 1953; Alfred A. Knoph publishers; book in good condition with slight water stains bottom of cover - see picture; no dust jacket; "First and Second Printings Before Publicaiton" stated.


Biography of the vaudevillian, on whom's life the musical "Funny Girl" was based.  Fanny Brice, much-loved comedian, star of the Zigfield Follies and vaudeville legend. But there's more to Brice than just the stage as Katkov reveals in this well-written, in-depth profile. In part, the basis for the films "Funny Girl" and Funny Lady" starring Barbra Streisand.




THE FABULOUS FANNY, The Story of Fanny Brice by Norman Katkov