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 entertainer of the period. This series pays tribute to the flamboyant Las Vegas showman'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, jazz, and folk pieces. Volume three contains the songs and musical works "Camptown Races," "Bicycle Built for Two," "Santa Lucia," "Stars and Stripes Forever," and more.
music, behind-the-scenes, film-clips, flamboyant, performer, pianist, variety-show