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  • Book: "Fields for President" (1940; reissued 1972 with photos, and commentary by Michael M. Taylor).
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 (1915). Musical extravaganza. Music by Louis A. Hirsch and Dave Stamper. Based on material by Channing Pollock, Rennold Wolf and Gene Buck. Lyrics by Wolf, Pollock and Buck. Musical Direction by Frank Darling. Featuring songs by Charles Elbert, Irving Berlin, Seymour Furth and Bert Williams. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ward Wesley, Irving Berlin and Will Vodery. Directed by Julian Mitchell and Leon Errol. New Amsterdam Theatre: 21 Jun 1915-18 Sep 1915 (104 performances). Cast: Helen Barnes, Lucille Cavanaugh, Ina Claire, Peggy Dana, Ethel Davies, Emil Dwyer, Phil Dwyer, Marcelle Earle, Leon Errol, Gladys Feldman, Dorothy Godfrey, Bernard 'Bunny' Granville, Flo Hart, May Hennessy, Justine Johnstone, Evelyn Kerner, Kay Laurell, Gladys Loftus, Muriel Martin, Mae Murray, Oakland Sisters, May Paul, Ann Pennington, Carl Randall, Helen Rook, John Ryan, Dorothy St. Clair, Margaret St. Clair, Melville Stewart, Olive Thomas, Miss Touraine, Lottie Vernon, Nancy Wallace, Dottie Wang, Bunny Wendell, Rose Werts, Will West, George White, Edith Whitney, Bert Williams, Miss Wilson, Ed Wynn. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1916 (1916). Musical extravaganza. Music by Louis A. Hirsch, Jerome Kern, Dave Stamper and Irving Berlin. Based on material by George V. Hobart and Gene Buck. Lyrics by Hobert and Buck. Featuring songs by Dave Stamper, Nat D. Ayer, Jerome Kern, Will Vodery, Harry Carroll, Louis A. Hirsch, Franz Lehar and Leo Edwards. Featuring songs with lyrics by Clifford Grey, Alex Rogers, Ballard MacDonald, George V. Hobart and Blanche Merrill. Sketches by George V. Hobart and Gene Buck. Musical Direction by Frank Darling. Directed by Ned Wayburn. New Amsterdam Theatre: 12 Jun 1916- 16 Sep 1916 (112 performances). Cast: Don Barclay, Helen Barnes, Norman Blume, Fanny Brice, Ethel Callahan, May Carmen, Ina Claire, Evelyn Conway, Marion Davies, Gladys Feldman, Bernard Granville, Helene Gunther, Emma Haig, Sam Hardy, Flo Hart, Clay Hill, Justine Johnstone, Grace Jones, Allyn King, Hazel Lewis, Gladys Loftus, Bird Millman, May Paul, Ann Pennington, Tot Qualters, Carl Randall, William Rock, Gertrude Scott, Peter Swift, Lilyan Tashman, Frances White, Arthur Whitman, Bert Williams. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1917 (1917). Musical Revue. Music by Raymond Hubbell and Dave Stamper. Patriotic finale by Victor Herbert. Based on material by Gene Buck and George V. Hobart. Lyrics by Buck and Hobart. Musical Direction by Frank Darling. Featuring songs by James Hanley, Jack Egan, Jerome Kern, Ring Lardner, J. Turner Layton, Leslie Copeland and Leo Edwards. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ballard MacDonald, Alfred Harriman, Ring Lardner, Henry Creamer, Rennold Wolf and Blanche Merrill. Directed by Ned Wayburn. New Amsterdam Theatre: 12 Jun 1917- 4 Sep 1917 (111 performances). Cast: Miss Alexander, Miss Allen, Mary Arthur, Don Barclay, Helen Barnes, Miss Barnett, Miss Bowman, Fanny Brice, Betty Browne, Miss Calais, Eddie Cantor, May Carmen, Miss Carr, Claremont Carroll, Walter Catlett, Ethel Delmar, Bernice Dewey, Dorothy Dickson, Rose Dolores, Emily Drange, Marcelle Earle, Miss Eberts, Helen Ellsworth, Madeleine Fairbanks, Marion Fairbanks, Miss Falconer, W.C. Fields, Irving Fisher, Edith Hallor, Fred Heider, Malcolm Hicks, Clay Hill, Freda Hirsch, Hilda Hirsch, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Carl Hyson, Florence Kern, Allyn King, Eleanor Lang, Dorothy Leeds, Doris Lloyd, Gladys Loftus, Cecile Markle, Bruce McKay, Gus Minton, Bessie Nelligan, Peter Ostrander, Miss Palfer, Kathryn Perry, Tom Richards, Will Rogers, Charles Scribner, Margaret St. Clair, Lilyan Tashman, Russell Vokes, Marie Wallace, Miss Walsh, Edythe Whitney, Bert Williams, Miss Worth. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1918 (1918). Musical revue. Music by Louis A. Hirsch and Dave Stamper. Based on material by Rennold Wolf and Gene Buck. Lyrics by Wolf and Buck. Interpolations by Irving Berlin and Viktor Jacobi. Musical Direction by Frank Darling. Featuring songs with lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva, Arthur Jackson, Harry Ruby, Eddie Cantor, Sidney D Mitchell and Edgar Leslie. Featuring songs by Buddy G. DeSylva, Arthur Jackson, Harry Ruby, Eddie Cantor, Archie Gottler and Edgar Leslie. Directed by Ned Wayburn. New Amsterdam Theatre (moved to the Globe Theatre from 10/7/1918 to close): 18 Jun 1918- unknown (151 performances). Cast: Marie Ahearn, Miss Allo, Florence Atkinson, Miss Baker, Helen Barnes, Miss Baron, Miss Barrett, Leonard Barton, Miss Bell, Dorothy Betts, John Blue, Miss Blue, Katherine Brady, Alma Braham, Jay Brennan, Eddie Cantor, Frank Carter, Viola Clarens, Lew Cody, Florence Cripps, Mr. Davis, Rose Dolores, Doris Eaton, Sylvia Ellias, Carolyn Erwin, Miss Evans, The Fairbanks Twins, Miss Farnworth, Gladys Feldman, W.C. Fields, Miss Fiore, Joe Frisco, Pauline Hall, Minnie Harrison, Edith Hawes, Annette Herbert, Mr. Hicks, Clay Hill, Miss Jordan, Harry Kelly, Allyn King, Charlotte LaGrande, Nancy Larned, Kay Laurell, Dorothy Leeds, Miss Leisy, Helen Lloyd, Lillian Lorraine, Miss Mack, Martha Mansfield, Miss Masso, Miss Mathewes, Lillian McKenzie, Muriel Miles, Miss D. Miller, Marilyn Miller, Gus Minton, Miss Morton, Irene Nilson, Olive Osborne, Peter Ostrander, Bee Palmer, Ann Pennington, Kathryn Perry, Miss Pompan, Miss Poole, Miss Reed, Miss Reynolds, Dorothy Richardson, Mildred Richardson, Billie Ritchie, Miss Robinson, Will Rogers, Julia Ross, Miles Rubins, Theresa Rubins, Miss Savage, Bert Savoy, Mildred Shelly, Heloise Sheppard, Mr. Smith, Miss Swayne, Miss Taylor, Ruth Taylor, Miss Thropp, Miss Ullman, Lottie Vernon, Mr. Vickers, Agnes Virginia, Marie Wallace, Miss Walsh, Hazel Washburn, Mary Washburn, Martha Wood, Mr. Young, Addison Young, Carol Young, Virginia Young, Gladys Zielian. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
  • The Ham Tree (1905). Musical/vaudeville. Book by George V. Hobart. Lyrics by William Jerome. Musical Director: John C. Sorg. Scenic Design by Ernest Gros. Costume Design by F. Richard Anderson. Musical Staging by Ned Wayburn. Directed by Herbert Gresham. New York Theatre: 28 Aug 1905- 11 Nov 1905 (90 performances). Cast: Edna Arend, Jennie Cannar, Harry Cooper, Irving Cooper, Eleanor Dobson, John Dobson, Harry E. Dudley, W.C. Fields [Broadway debut] (as "Sherlock Baffles"), Alfred Fisher, Margery Ganes, Belle Gold, Carolyn Gordon, Lily Hart, Thomas K. Heath, Jobyna Howland, Forrest Huff [Broadway debut] (as "Ernest Everhart"), Otto F. Johnson, Jane Lovell, D. Mack Lumsden, Harry D. Mayo, James McIntyre, Pauline Montreau, Dorothy Paget, Ivy Paget, Edward Pooley, Myrtle Recker, Harry Tally, David Torrence, Helen Whitney, May Whitney, Pierre Young. Produced by Klaw & Erlanger (Marc Klaw and Abraham L. Erlanger).
  • (1920) Stage Play: Ziegfeld Girls of 1920. Musical revue. Danse de Follies: 8 Mar 1920- May 1920 (closing date unknown/78 performances). Cast: Fanny Brice, Cameron Sisters, Sybil Carmen, Peggy Eleanore, W.C. Fields, Thomas Handers, Mary Hay, Vanda Hoff, John Price Jones, Allyn King, Lillian Lorraine, Kathlene Martyn, Arthur Milliss, Prince Royle, Princess Wha-Letka. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr..
  • (1930) Stage Play: Ballyhoo of 1930. Musical comedy. Music by Louis Alter. Book by Harry Ruskin and Leighton K. Brill. Lyrics by Harry Ruskin and Leighton K. Brill. Additional lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Featuring songs with lyrics by Otto A. Harbach. Featuring songs by Rudolf Friml. Musical Director: Oscar Bradley. Choreographed by Earl Lindsey. Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire. Directed by Reginald R. Hammerstein. Hammerstein's Theatre: 22 Dec 1930- 21 Feb 1931 (68 performances). Cast: Eugene Aldrich (as "Ensemble"), Douglas Alene (as "Jim"), Rose Armand (as "Ensemble"), Kay Arnold (as "Ensemble"), Suzanne Austin (as "Ensemble"), Marjorie Baglin (as "Ensemble"), Stella Bailey (as "Ensemble"), James Bander (as "Ted Black's Band"), Fred Barber (as "Ted Black's Band"), William Blanche (as "Shorty"), Grace Bradley (as "Ensemble"), Sherman Brande (as "Ted Black's Band"), J. Mardo Brown (as "Drum Major"), George Burkholder (as "Ensemble"), Arthur Cardinal (as "Mr. Miner"), Chaz Chase (as "A Gourmand"), Raymond Clark (as "Cheer Leader"), Jack Colby (as "Larry"), George Cowan (as "Ensemble"), James Cushman (as "Bill Collector/Ensemble"), Frank Daley (as "Ensemble"), Maxine Darrell (as "Ensemble"), Sam De Bonis (as "Ted Black's Band"), Bill Doerflinger (as "Ted Black's Band"), Walter Dolan (as "Ensemble"), Al Downing (as "Harry/Cowboy"), Josephine Dupree (as "Ensemble"), Madelyn Eubanks (as "Ensemble"), Charles Evans (as "Sam"), W.C. Fields (as "Q.Q. Quale"), Charles Fowler (as "Cheer Leader"), Al Giroux (as "Ted Black's Band"), Dorothy Graves (as "Ensemble"), Betty Greenwood (as "Ensemble"), Francis Guinan (as "Ensemble"), Herbert Hall (as "Cheer Leader"), Grace Hayes (as "Flora Fay"), Max Hoffmann Jr. (as "Junior"), Dorothy Humphreys (as "Ensemble"), Sara Jane (as "Ensemble"), Walter Jewhurst (as "Ted Black's Band"), Samuel Kahn (as "Ted Black's Band"), Craig Kershaw (as "Camera Man"), Morton Kingsland (as "Ensemble"), Francis Kummer (as "Ensemble"), Richard Lambert (as "The King"), Jeanie Lang (as "Ruth"), Betty Lee (as "Ensemble"), Betty Lewis (as "Ensemble"), Herbert Lund (as "Sound Man"), Earl McCutcheon (as "Ensemble"), Neil Moore (as "Manager/Landlord"), Patricia Murphy (as "Betty"), Harry Murray (as "Ensemble"), Harvey Murray (as "Reporter"), Anthony O'Dea (as "Bank President"), Anita Pam (as "Ensemble"), Blanche Percy (as "Ensemble"), Theo Phane (as "Ensemble"), Inez Purdy (as "Ensemble"), Adelaide Raleigh (as "Ensemble"), Gloria Ray (as "Ensemble"), Janet Reade (as "Goldie La Marr"), Albertina Rexroth (as "Ensemble"), Andy Rice (as "Whitey Duke"), Fred Shawhan (as "Cheer Leader"), The Slate Brothers (as "Smith/Brown/Jones/Cowboys"), Robert Spencer (as "Ensemble"), Don Tomkins (as "Sam"), Chester Toomer (as "Ensemble"), Winnie Torney (as "Ensemble"), Floria Vestoff (as "Vera"), Val Vestoff (as "Specialty"), Herbert Weber (as "Photographer"), Gus Wicke (as "Mr. Pidgeon"), Florence Winkel (as "Ensemble"). Produced by Arthur Hammerstein.
  • (1930) Stage Play: Ballyhoo of 1930. Musical comedy. Music by Louis Alter. Book by Harry Ruskin and Leighton K. Brill. Lyrics by Harry Ruskin and Leighton K. Brill. Additional lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Featuring songs with lyrics by Otto A. Harbach. Featuring songs by Rudolf Friml. Musical Director: Oscar Bradley. Choreographed by Earl Lindsey. Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire. Directed by Reginald R. Hammerstein. Hammerstein's Theatre: 22 Dec 1930- 21 Feb 1931 (68 performances). Cast: Eugene Aldrich (as "Ensemble"), Douglas Alene (as "Jim"), Rose Armand (as "Ensemble"), Kay Arnold (as "Ensemble"), Suzanne Austin (as "Ensemble"), Marjorie Baglin (as "Ensemble"), Stella Bailey (as "Ensemble") [Broadway debut], James Bander (as "Ted Black's Band"), Fred Barber (as "Ted Black's Band"), William Blanche (as "Shorty"), Grace Bradley (as "Ensemble"), Sherman Brande (as "Ted Black's Band"), J. Mardo Brown (as "Drum Major"), George Burkholder (as "Ensemble"), Arthur Cardinal (as "Mr. Miner"), Chaz Chase (as "A Gourmand"), Raymond Clark (as "Cheer Leader"), Jack Colby (as "Larry"), George Cowan (as "Ensemble"), James Cushman (as "Bill Collector/Ensemble"), Frank Daley (as "Ensemble"), Maxine Darrell (as "Ensemble"), Sam De Bonis (as "Ted Black's Band"), Bill Doerflinger (as "Ted Black's Band"), Walter Dolan (as "Ensemble"), Al Downing (as "Harry/Cowboy"), Josephine Dupree (as "Ensemble"), Madelyn Eubanks (as "Ensemble"), Charles Evans (as "Sam"), W.C. Fields (as "Q.Q. Quale") [final Broadway role], Charles Fowler (as "Cheer Leader"), Al Giroux (as "Ted Black's Band"), Dorothy Graves (as "Ensemble"), Betty Greenwood (as "Ensemble"), Francis Guinan (as "Ensemble"), Herbert Hall (as "Cheer Leader"), Grace Hayes (as "Flora Fay"), Max Hoffmann Jr. (as "Junior"), Dorothy Humphreys (as "Ensemble"), Sara Jane (as "Ensemble"), Walter Jewhurst (as "Ted Black's Band"), Samuel Kahn (as "Ted Black's Band"), Craig Kershaw (as "Camera Man"), Morton Kingsland (as "Ensemble"), Francis Kummer (as "Ensemble"), Richard Lambert (as "The King"), Jeanie Lang (as "Ruth"), Betty Lee (as "Ensemble"), Betty Lewis (as "Ensemble"), Herbert Lund (as "Sound Man"), Earl McCutcheon (as "Ensemble"), Neil Moore (as "Manager/Landlord"), Patricia Murphy (as "Betty"), Harry Murray (as "Ensemble"), Harvey Murray (as "Reporter"), Anthony O'Dea (as "Bank President"), Anita Pam (as "Ensemble"), Blanche Percy (as "Ensemble"), Theo Phane (as "Ensemble"), Inez Purdy (as "Ensemble"), Adelaide Raleigh (as "Ensemble"), Gloria Ray (as "Ensemble"), Janet Reade (as "Goldie La Marr"), Albertina Rexroth (as "Ensemble"), Andy Rice (as "Whitey Duke"), Fred Shawhan (as "Cheer Leader"), The Slate Brothers (as "Smith/Brown/Jones/Cowboys"), Robert Spencer (as "Ensemble"), Don Tomkins (as "Sam"), Chester Toomer (as "Ensemble"), Winnie Torney (as "Ensemble"), Floria Vestoff (as "Vera"), Val Vestoff (as "Specialty"), Herbert Weber (as "Photographer"), Gus Wicke (as "Mr. Pidgeon"), Florence Winkel (as "Ensemble"). Produced by Arthur Hammerstein.

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