One Touch of Venus (1943). Musical comedy. Music by Kurt Weill. Book by S.J. Perelman
and Ogden Nash. Lyrics by Ogden Nash
. Suggested by "The Tinted Venus" by F. Anstey
. Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill. Music arranged by Kurt Weill
. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Musical Staging by Agnes de Mille
. Scenic Design by Howard...
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Boyishly good looking singer/actor who first gained notice as the featured singer on Jack Benny's radio shows during the 1930s. At the height of his radio fame, and after leaving the Benny show in 1939 (succeeded by Dennis Day
), he appeared in a dozen or so film musicals (At the Circus
(1939), The Harvey Girls
(1946)) and later co-starred with Mary Martin in the original Broadway production of