Wednesday, July 23, 2008

A Third Review of Historic Photos of Broadway

This one comes courtesy of Elyse Sommer at, and I'm really very flattered by all the kind things she has to say. Here's the link.

Here's a tease:

....Naturally, historic photos of Broadway's showplaces and show people need a historian to guide us through these pages with facts and anecdotes, and Leonard Jacobs is just the man to make these pictures come to life. Jacobs picked over 240 images out of an awesome total of 3 million. He astutely organized his selections chronologically so that the text could flow briskly and organically, giving readers the sense of thumbing through a photo album with long-ish captions, yet providing enough meat to induce them to return for cover to cover reading....

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