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A Century of California Puppetry (Hardcover)

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Product Code: 978-0-921845-54-6

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 companies 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.

"...brings together such a large number of puppeteer biographies ... (with)...attention paid to less famous puppeteers." Steve Abrams, Puppetry Journal

"...a fascinating succession of biographies...a rich must have volume..." John Bell, Puppetry International
Authors: Kevin Menegus & Randal J. Metz
Total Pages: 366

ISBN: 978-0-921845-54-6