Vanity fair : selections from America's most memorable magazine : a cavalcade of the 1920s and 1930s / edited by Cleveland Amory and Frederic Bradlee. Picture editor: Katharine Tweed.

; Amory, Cleveland, editor ; Bradlee, Frederic, 1920- editor ; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
New York ; Viking Press, [1960] .

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Other Title Vanity fair (New York, N.Y.)
Cavalcade of the 1920s and 1930s
Other Authors Amory, Cleveland,
Bradlee, Frederic, 1920-
Tweed, Katherine.
Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects American literature.
Anthologie.
Celebrities -- Pictorial works.
Celebrities.
Literatur.
Literature, Modern.
Vanity fair (Zeitschrift)
Description 327 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm.
Copyright Date [1960]
©1960
Notes Includes index.
Also issued online.
Summary Photographs selected are of people much seen or talked about at that time - leaders in the world of literature, theater, art, music, sport, politics, and society. Also chosen were pictures of celebrities very much of that era.
Contents Captain's memoirs / Alexander Woollcott -- Mental hazards of golf / Robert T. Jones, Jr. -- "God rest you merry, gentlemen ..." / Gilbert W. Gabriel -- Duel without seconds / Djuna Barnes -- This modern living / Arnold Bennett -- Hall of fame 1929 -- Art of dying / Paul Morand -- Two-time / Margaret Case Harriman -- Picture feature: child prodigies -- Mystery of Stroppingwallingshire Downs / Philip Wylie -- Tired men and business women / Geoffrey Kerr -- Hall of fame 1930 -- Picture feature: who's zoo? -- Picture feature: Raoul Dufy, painter of Paris -- Lord of the loincloth / George Slocombe -- Hall of fame 1931 -- Babe / Paul Gallico -- Ordeal by cheque / Wuther Grue -- Twilight of the inkstained gods / Alva Johnston -- Impossible interview: Rockefeller vs. Stalin / Miguel Covarrubias, John Riddell -- Impossible interview: Garbo vs. Coolidge / Miguel Covarrubias, John Riddell -- Smiles on the faces of tigers / Charles Fitzhugh Talman -- Picture feature: as a man thinketh -- Pearly beach / Lord Dunsany -- Picture feature: private lives of the great -- Lydia and the ring-doves / Kay Boyle -- Picture feature: Vanity Fair's school for actors / Joyful James / Clare Boothe -- Picture feature: on the public's beach -- Hall of fame 1932 -- How unlike we are! / Harold Nicolson -- Now there is peace / Richard Sherman -- Picture feature: my, how you have grown -- Sister Aimee: Bernhardt of the sawdust trail / Joseph H. Steele -- White poppies die / Nancy Hale -- President Roosevelt's inauguration / Miguel Covarrubias -- Dixie nocture / Frank Sullivan -- Time and a half / John Riddell.
Introduction: a fair kept / Cleveland Amory -- Frank Crowninshield, editor, man, and uncle / Frederic Bradlee -- In vanity fair / Frank Crowninshield -- Early memories of De Wolf Hopper / Joseph H. Choate -- Force of heredity, and nella / Anita Loos -- Sarah Bernhardt here again / Arthur Johnson -- Memory of Eleonora Duse / Arthur Symons -- Have they attacked Mary. he giggled / Gertrude Stein -- Men: a hate song / Dorothy Rothschild (Dorothy Parker) -- Modern love, by a modern French poet / Paul Geraldy -- Hall of fame 1914-1918 -- Poems / Michael Strange -- All about the income-tax / P.G. Wodehouse -- Confessions of a jail-breaker / Harry Houdini -- Weather-vane points south / Amy Lowell -- First hundred plays are the hardest / Dorothy Parker -- Social life of the newt / Robert C. Benchley -- Hall of fame 1919 -- William Somerset Maugham / Hugh Walpole -- Soul of skylarking / G.K. Chesterton -- Poems / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Golden age of the dandy / John Peale Bishop -- Adam and Eve / Charles Brackett -- Handy guide for music lovers / Charles N. Drake -- Man who lost himself / Giovanni Papini -- Hall of fame 1920 -- Rhyme and relativity / Louis Untermeyer -- Memoirs of court favourites / Noel Coward -- Love song / Elinor Wylie -- Picture feature: American novelists who have set art above popularity -- Ballad of Yukon Jake / Edward E. Paramore, Jr. -- Lenglen the magnificent / Grantland Rice -- Hall of fame 1921 -- Incredible jeritza / Deems Taylor -- New Hampshire again / Carl Sandburg -- Public and the artist / Jean Cocteau -- Custer's last stand / Donald Ogden Stewart -- Leavetaking (one-act play) / Ferenc Molnar -- Hall of fame 1922 -- David Garrick to John Barrymore / Stark Young -- Strange story / Elinor Wylie -- Symposium: the ten dullest authors -- Poems / T.S. Eliot -- On the approach of middle age / W. Somerset Maugham -- Hall of fame 1923 -- Fred Stone and W.C. Fields / Gilbert Seldes -- Importance of comic genius / Aldous Huxley -- Picture feature: great modern athletes -- Mrs. Fiske: an artist and a personality / Mary Cass Canfield -- Hall of fame 1924 -- One evening / Colette -- Three poems / Walter de la Mare -- Song / Helen Choate -- Memorabilia / E.E. Cummings -- Black blues / Carl van Vechten -- Big casino is little casino (three-act play) / George S. Kaufman -- Symposium: a group of artists write their own epitaphs -- Charlie Chaplin and his new film, The Gold Rush / R.E. Sherwood -- Hall of fame 1925 -- Murder of Captain White / Edmund Pearson -- Western disunion / Geoffrey Kerr -- Rudolph Valentino / Jim Tully -- Symposium: the ideal woman -- Poems of youth and age / Theodore Dreiser -- Hall of fame 1926 -- Blazing publicity / Walter Lippmann -- Picture feature: neighbors at Antibes -- Sort of defense of mothers / Heywood Broun -- Irving Thalberg / Jim Tully -- Last day / Michel Corday -- Birth of a great artist / Andre Maurois -- Theory and Lizzie Borden / Alexander Woollcott -- Hall of fame 1927 -- Three Americans / Charles G. Shaw -- Very critical gentleman / Max Beerbohm -- Outlived thing / Compton Mackenzie -- Deserted battlefields / D.H. Lawrence -- Too general public / Andre Gide -- Hall of fame 1928.
Picture feature: American potentates (and our national pastime) -- Picture feature: history repeats -- Inflation for Ida / Frank Sullivan -- Hall of fame 1933 -- Thoughts on sin, and advertising / Frank Crowninshield -- Little Caruso / William Saroyan -- Picture feature: male and female, we create them -- Murder in Le Mans / Janet Flanner -- Picture feature: where did you come from, baby dear? -- Picture feature: actor into philanthropist -- Movies take over the stage / George Jean Nathan -- And now / Gertrude Stein -- Picture feature: even kings relax -- Picture feature: celebrities in bed -- Picture feature: hey you, mind your manners! -- Bucharest Du Barry / John Gunther -- Street / Allan Seager -- Valentine for Mr. Woollcott / Dorothy Parker -- Hall of fame 1934 -- Blunders in print / Edmund Pearson -- Time and the place / Frank Fenton -- Picture feature: Lillie in our valley -- Blind spot / John van Druten -- Bums at sunset / Thomas Wolfe -- Hall of fame 1935 -- Compensation instinct / G.B. Stern -- Mesdames Kilbourne / Allan Seager -- Omega / I.S.V.-Patcevitch.
Genre Pictorial works.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)964840
(OCoLC)ocm00964840
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