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  • n. Plural form of vaudevillian.

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Examples

  • So privately held MGA Entertainment, whose harlot-like Bratz dolls have stolen market share from Ken's willowy girlfriend, take heed: To paraphrase vaudevillians, they mangle Barbie--but they mangle because they love.

    Eckert's Mattel Touts Barbie As Multimedia Star

  • But when there's trouble in the air you "vaudevillians" cease,

    With the Colors Songs of the American Service

  • This Hollywood is not a land of movie stars and moguls, but of bit players, hookers, dwarfs, and dying vaudevillians and their daughters, who all blend into a ravenous mob, ready to "grab and rend."

    Entrancing Tales Of Dislocation

  • The reunion, arranged by impresario Dimitri Weismann David Sabin, brings together a handful of other showgirls and vaudevillians who reminisce and eventually strut what survives of their previous strut-worthy stuff -- the previous stuff represented by their ghostly younger selves.

    David Finkle: First Nighter: "Follies" 2011 a Smash Hit

  • The segment with W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth as a pair of crusty vaudevillians who take revenge on “road hogs” gets the most attention; mostly I enjoyed that part for the priceless street views of 1932 L.A. The segment with Wynne Gibson as a prostitute with a simple desire to sleep in a plush bed by herself was a marvel of economy.

    Weekly Mishmash: January 3-9 : Scrubbles.net

  • Gus (Brian Herndon) and Fanny (Holli Hornlien) portrayed a team of vaudevillians about to perform their act for the very last time.

    George Heymont: Specialty Acts -- From Vaudeville to Blue Man Group

  • Neil Simon's 1972 comedy, The Sunshine Boys, dealt with a pair of aging vaudevillians who, over the course of many years, had grown to hate each other.

    George Heymont: Specialty Acts -- From Vaudeville to Blue Man Group

  • Puppets mingle with live performers – P&J are now two down-at-heel vaudevillians – as creativity is put in the dock and the show goes to Hell crocodiles and sausages still included.

    This week's new theatre and dance

  • While smaller trampolines — sometimes called "bouncing beds" — had been used by circus clowns and vaudevillians, it was Mr. Nissen who thought to build a large-scale one that could support a sustained routine of tricks.

    Trampoline Inventor Saw His Sport Enshrined in Olympics

  • Superannuated vaudevillians, they turn up when the action moves from bicycle racing in 1960s France to bicyclist-chasing in Belleville, an American city that's an amalgam of New York, Montreal, Mont Saint-Michel, France, and the metropolis from "Metropolis."

    Crash of 'The Titans'

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