Difference between revisions of "Sally Bowles"

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Cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub in pre-WWII Berlin, Germany as the Nazi tide rises ominously around her.  
 
Cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub in pre-WWII Berlin, Germany as the Nazi tide rises ominously around her.  
  
Her many phased history includes:
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Her many-phased history includes:
  
 
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Isherwood Christopher Isherwood]'s 1937 novella ''Sally Bowles'', based on real singer [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Ross Jean Ross]
*Christopher Isherwood's 1937 novella ''Sally Bowles''.
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*Isherwood then included or adapted the material into his 1939 novel ''Goodbye to Berlin''.
 
*Isherwood then included or adapted the material into his 1939 novel ''Goodbye to Berlin''.
 
*John Van Druten then adapted that novel into his 1951 stage play ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Am_a_Camera I Am a Camera]''.
 
*John Van Druten then adapted that novel into his 1951 stage play ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Am_a_Camera I Am a Camera]''.
*Van Druten's play was adapted into a film of the same name in 1955.
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*Van Druten's play was adapted into a [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048188/reference film of the same name] in 1955, with Julie Harris playing Bowles.
 
*John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff turned ''I Am a Camera'' into the stage musical ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabaret_(musical) Cabaret]''.
 
*John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff turned ''I Am a Camera'' into the stage musical ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabaret_(musical) Cabaret]''.
 
*Bob Fosse then directed the best known, classic, 1972 film  version, ''[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068327/combined Cabaret]'', where Liza Minelli played Bowles.
 
*Bob Fosse then directed the best known, classic, 1972 film  version, ''[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068327/combined Cabaret]'', where Liza Minelli played Bowles.
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxmz3RcNNBE
 
*https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxmz3RcNNBE
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*[https://archive.org/details/iamcameraplayin00vand Van Druten's play ''I Am A Camera'' on Archive.org (account required)]
 
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Latest revision as of 05:20, 24 September 2019

Cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub in pre-WWII Berlin, Germany as the Nazi tide rises ominously around her.

Her many-phased history includes:

  • Christopher Isherwood's 1937 novella Sally Bowles, based on real singer Jean Ross
  • Isherwood then included or adapted the material into his 1939 novel Goodbye to Berlin.
  • John Van Druten then adapted that novel into his 1951 stage play I Am a Camera.
  • Van Druten's play was adapted into a film of the same name in 1955, with Julie Harris playing Bowles.
  • John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff turned I Am a Camera into the stage musical Cabaret.
  • Bob Fosse then directed the best known, classic, 1972 film version, Cabaret, where Liza Minelli played Bowles.


Phew. You've come a long way, baby.

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