Ziegfeld Touch Book and Jacket

The Ziegfeld Touch Sample


Biography of Florenz Ziegfeld; details on his 86 Broadway shows, including The Ziegfeld Follies and Show Boat; 100 brief sketches of performers and artists; appendix on mounting a show

Music Sample: “Make Believe” from Show Boat


Co-author with Paulette Ziegfeld


Photo-biography (352 pp); 385 photos (67 color); coffee table size (10.75×11.25); gold embossed Ziegfeld caricature on cover


Harry N. Abrams, 1993


  • Has been cited as the definitive Ziegfeld biography
  • Recommended on “Today” show as Christmas buy
  • Was Movie/Entertainment Book Club Alternate
  • Received notices in New York Times Book Review
  • Notice in Newsweek