(1) In 1924, Seldes came out with a book called The 7 Lively Arts, a celebration of comic strips, vaudeville , slapstick, musical comedy, and other non-elitist culture.(2) A character based on the prototypical French soldat-laboreur figured in La cocarde tricolore, a vaudeville performed in Paris in 1832 and set during the taking of Algiers two years earlier.(3) Part of the appeal was the venue, the ThÔö£┬«atre National, an old vaudeville house on Ste-Catherine E. recently restored to a semblance of its former glory.(4) his comedic roots are in vaudeville(5) In Edinburgh, we are promised the best of contemporary burlesque and vaudeville performers.(6) Christmas would bring back the memory of losing his father, a minor vaudeville star and alcoholic, who died when Charlie was a child.(7) As for her most memorable lines, they are demonstrable reworkings of old vaudeville and burlesque gags that had been kicking around since the dawn of creation.(8) Father stayed on the vaudeville circuit for a few years after he and mother got married.(9) He was effectively born in a trunk; his parents worked in a vaudeville company run by his grandmother, and as a child he joined them on stage in their comedy act.(10) Once a vaudeville dancer on Broadway, Shirley Slesinger Lasswell is now 80.(11) Drinking songs, in vaudeville performances, were often performed by cross-dressed women.(12) The dynamic reminds me of the old George Burns and Gracie Allen vaudeville routine about the property implications of marriage.(13) Adding drama to the downtown scene are the melodramas and vaudeville revues presented at the Gaslighter Theater.(14) Cutter is no suave sophisticate, but Grant's background in vaudeville honed his comic sensibilities and paved his way to wonderful performances in classic screwball comedies like Bringing Up Baby.(15) The Classic has been many things in its lifetime: an acting space, a cinema, a porn palace, a vaudeville establishment, and - until recently - a disused warehouse.(16) Early film included actors from theater and vaudeville , entertainers from the circus, boxers, dancers, and non-actors caught in actualities or put on screen for staged events.