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Mickey Rooney

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1920– ).

Film, stage, and television performer. The beloved and durable pint-sized actor–singer–dancer with a perennial adolescent glow about him, he has enjoyed one of the...

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Rooney, Mickey

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1290 words.

Rooney, Mickey (23 September 1920–06 April 2014), child star, actor, and entertainer, was born Joseph Ninian Yule, Jr., in a Brooklyn boardinghouse to Joseph Ninian Yule, a vaudeville...

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Mickey Rooney

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1920– ).

Film, stage, and television performer. The beloved and durable pint-sized actor–singer–dancer with a perennial adolescent glow about him, he has enjoyed one of the...

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Rooney Mickey

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1517 words.

b. Joseph Yule Jnr., 23 September 1920, Brooklyn, New York, USA. A five feet three-high bundle of dynamite - an

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Mickey Rooney (1920)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 248 words.

Let's put on a show!

This is often taken to be a staple line from the films that the young

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Mickey Rooney n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 55 words.

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Rooney, Mickey (1920– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 552 words.

(1920– ).

Film, stage, and television performer. The beloved and durable pint-sized actor–singer–dancer with a perennial adolescent glow

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For Me And My Gal

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 431 words.

If asked to name Judy Garland’s most famous movie partner, most people would plump for Mickey Rooney, but

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Summer Stock

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 349 words.

(MGM 1950). Although Mickey Rooney was replaced by Gene Kelly, this Judy Garland vehicle differed little from the

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Strip, The

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 211 words.

A would-be jazz drummer, Mickey Rooney, fresh out of the army, tangles with criminals. Directed by Leslie Kardos in

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Babes on Broadway

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 229 words.

(MGM 1942). A follow-up to the Mickey Rooney—Judy Garland “let's put on a show” film hits Babes in

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Babes on Broadway

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(MGM 1942). A follow-up to the Mickey Rooney—Judy Garland “let's put on a show” film hits Babes in Arms (1939) and Strike Up the Band (1940), this musical also featured ...

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June Preisser

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(1921–1984).

Film and stage performer. A twinkling blonde with a slightly naughty air about her, she tried to coax Mickey Rooney away from Judy Garland in two “let's put on ...

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Strip

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A would-be jazz drummer, Mickey Rooney, fresh out of the army, tangles with criminals. Directed by Leslie Kardos in 1951, all is very predictable but the pleasures in this film ...

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For Me and My Gal

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

If asked to name Judy Garland’s most famous movie partner, most people would plump for Mickey Rooney, but her partnership with Gene Kelly in films like this one, together with ...

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Fielding, Jerry

Jon Burlingame.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 906 words.

[Feldman, Joshua ]

(b Pittsburgh, PA, June 17, 1922; d Toronto, ON, Feb 17, 1980). American Composer. He played clarinet as a child and briefly attended the Carnegie Institute (now...

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Spencer Tracy and Captains Courageous

Michael Sragow.

in Victor Fleming

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 8592 words.

In 1937 Fleming directed one of his most famous films, Captains Courageous, an adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling novel. Louis Lighton reunited with Fleming for the script and added Catholic...

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A Miscast of Character

Christy Mag Uidhir.

in Questions of Character

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Mind. 6254 words.

It is sometimes asserted that actor X in movie Y was miscast, for instance, Mickey Rooney as Mr. Yunioshi in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. That there could be such a thing as “miscasting” in...

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Hollywood and the Great Depression

Edited by Iwan Morgan and Philip John Davies.

November 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Film. 296 pages.

This edited collection draws together the works of film experts in the UK and USA. It challenges the popular memory of 1930s Hollywood as a dream factory producing escapist movies to...

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Buzz’s Babes

Jeffrey Spivak.

in Buzz

November 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 13848 words.

Buzz made the move to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) with none of the grief he had suffered from Sam Goldwyn under similar circumstances. The Wizard of Oz notwithstanding, Buzz's first true test...

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Judy Garland

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

1922–1969)

US film actress, singer, and superstar, whose life ended tragically and prematurely as a result of drink and drug abuse.

Born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the...

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