Joan Davis: America's Queen of Film, Radio and Television Comedy
By: David C. Tucker (author)Paperback
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The Emmy-nominated star of the classic 1950s sitcom I Married Joan, Joan Davis (1912-1961) was also radio's highest paid comedienne in the 1940s--and she displayed her unique brand of knockabout comedy in more than forty films. This book provides a complete account of her career, including a filmography with critical commentary, and the most detailed episode logs ever compiled for her radio and television programs. A biographical chapter offers never-before-published information about her family background, marriage to vaudeville comedian Si Wills and relationships with other men, and her tragic early death.
David C. Tucker is the author of numerous books about classic film and television history, including biographies of Shirley Booth, Eve Arden and Joan Davis. A public library administrator, he lives outside Atlanta, Georgia.
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