The Resource American gothic : the story of America's legendary theatrical family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth, Gene Smith

American gothic : the story of America's legendary theatrical family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth, Gene Smith

Label
American gothic : the story of America's legendary theatrical family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth
Title
American gothic
Title remainder
the story of America's legendary theatrical family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth
Statement of responsibility
Gene Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest theatrical family, including: the flamboyant, alcoholic patriarch, Junius Booth; the restrained son Edwin, whose portrayal of Hamlet ran for an unprecedented 100 performances; and the handsome, enigmatic John, who murdered President Lincoln during a performance five days after Appomattox
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Gene
Dewey number
  • 792/.028/092273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2285
LC item number
.S543 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Booth family
  • Booth, John Wilkes
  • Booth, Edwin
  • Booth, Junius Brutus
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Actors
Label
American gothic : the story of America's legendary theatrical family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth, Gene Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm25628631
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780671767136
Lccn
92008497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25628631
Label
American gothic : the story of America's legendary theatrical family, Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth, Gene Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm25628631
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780671767136
Lccn
92008497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25628631

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