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A Century of California Puppetry: How the West was Strung
A Century of California Puppetry: How the West was Strung


 
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A look into California's century + of outstanding practitioners in the craft of entertaining with puppets. From rustic performances during the Gold Rush, to large touring companis playing in vaudeville houses, to small troupes during and after the Depression, to artists specializing in film and television, to children's theme parks with permanent puppet theaters, to today's multi-talented artists, the puppeteers have inspired each other, shared innovative methods and materials, and incorporated technological advancements into their work.
More than 180 artists, performers, and puppet theaters are featured.
Authors: Kevin Menegus & Randal J. Metz
Total Pages: 366
ISBN: 978-0-921845-53-9