The Copacabana
 An Illustrated History by Kristin Baggelaar
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Slide show of the Copacabana throughout the years
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         From the time it burst on the scene in 1940 the fabled Copacabana soared to a reputation as the best-known nightclub in Manhattan and the most popular nightspot in America - a cultural icon that symbolized everything glamorous and sophisticated, a showcase for past, present and future stars, and a mecca for Hollywood stars, sports heroes, foreign dignitaries, and the town's leading families.  This is its story.
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Published in 2006, The Copacabana remains the definitive history of the legendary Great American Nightclub that opened its doors to the public on Wednesday, October 30, 1940 at 10 East 60th Street in New York City.  A profusely illustrated journey through the years, the book is filled with many  photographs of perfomers on stage at the celebrated venue, along with those of assorted glitterati regularly attending the spectacular Copa shows. 
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JUST RELEASED! 
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Dancing With a Star: 
The Maxine Barrat Story
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The life story of the dancer who, as a partner of the acclaimed dance team, Loper and Barrat, was principally responsible for establishing the reputation of the then-new Copa as a world-famous nightclub.
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The White Cliffs of Dover (Burton-Kent) sung by Terri Stevens with the Leroy Holmes Orchestra
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.Classic Copa Clips    Oh, Those Memories!    Copa Reunion 2007    WPIX-TV Appearance    Author Interview .
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The Copacabana by Kristin Baggelaar
Arcadia Publishing, Images of America series
ISBN 0-7385-4919-3
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