The Black Crook

The Black 
Crook

Thomas Baker
Transformation polka. From The Black Crook.
New York: Wm. A. Pond & Co., 1867.
The Black Crook, the first American blockbuster musical,
was a four hour extravaganza, born of the combination of a
stranded French ballet company with a gothic melodrama.
Color lithograph of Mlle. Bonfanti by Major & Knapp, New York.

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