The infamous Cherry Sisters : the worst act in vaudeville /

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Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,, United States, p.vii, 206 pages ; (2019)

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(OCoLC)fst00912655, (OCoLC)fst01119301, Biography., Entertainers, Entertainers., fast, History and criticsm., Revues, Singers, Singers., United States


Includes bibliographical references and index."Raised in poverty on an Iowa farm, the Cherry Sisters had little education and no training. But they possessed a burning desire to take to the stage and show the world what they could do. Their unique act was "so bad it was good.""--The Cherry Sisters Opera Company -- Down on the Farm -- Riot in Dubuque -- Live, with (or without) a Net -- Four Freaks from Iowa -- And Then There Were Three -- Riot at the Armory -- The Cherry Sisters vs. the Des Moines Leader -- The Cherry Sisters Held to Ransom -- On the Comeback Trail -- Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? -- Effie for Mayor! -- On the Comeback Trail (Again).