Table of contents for Vaudeville wars : how the Keith-Albee and Orpheum circuits controlled the big-time and its performers / Arthur Frank Wertheim.

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Part One: Origins * From Farm Boy to Museum Owner * Keith's Right-Hand Man * San Francisco's Orpheum * Part Two: Evolution * The Great Orpheum Circuit * Upstaging Tony Pastor * Gentrifying Keith's Quadruple Circuit * Part Three: Consolidation and Revolt * Streamlining the Booking Process * The White Rats Strike * Part Four: Vaudeville Battles * The Combine and the UBO * Morris Challenges the Combine * Part Five: Vaudevillians vs. The Combine * The Vaudeville Machine * A Host of Grievances * Broadway Sime and the British Lion * Part Six: Albee Takes Control * How Albee Stole the Palace * Growing Discord * Mountford Strikes Back * Part Seven: The Demise of the Big Time * The Threat of the Big Small Time * "The Toboggan Slide" * Kennedy's Takeover * Epilogue

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vaudeville -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Vaudeville -- United States -- History -- 20th century.