Clifton Webb

Today is the birthday of Star of Vaudeville #260: Clifton Webb (for my full bio on this show biz Renaissance Man go here). Here is a little televisual tribute to him prepared by Indianapolis broadcaster Reid Duffy (Webb was also from Indiana):

To find out more about the variety arts past and presentconsult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famousavailable at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold. And don’t miss Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, to be released by Bear Manor Media in 2013.

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