Synopsis by Sally Barber
The five-volume set Liberace showcases the talent of the flashy pianist known as Mr. Showman. Liberace, star of television's most popular musical variety show during the 1950s, became both the top-paid and best-loved performer of the period. This series pays tribute to the flamboyant Las Vegas entertainer's talent, and offers an intimate look into his personal life. It also features a collection of clips encompassing Liberace's wide-ranging musical repertoire including classical, pop, folk, and jazz pieces. Volume one contains the songs and musical works "The Saber Dance," Liszt's "Concerto in A Major," "My Old Kentucky Home," "Moonlight Sonata," "Piano Roll Blues," and more.
music, behind-the-scenes, film-clips, flamboyant, performer, pianist, variety-show