On the whole

Hamburger, Philip
March 1993
New Yorker;3/8/93, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p35
Discusses the author's reminiscences of the United States comedian W.C. Fields and the shows he put on at the old Hammerstein theater in New York Citiy in the 1930s. How CBS, in an effort to keep late-night host David Letterman in New York, recently bought the Ed Sullivan Theatre, formerly called the Hammerstein; The author's indirect relationship to Fields; More.


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