Stars In Your Eyes (1939). Musical comedy. Music by Arthur Schwartz
. Material by J.P. McEvoy
[final Broadway credit]. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Music orchestrated by Donald J. Walker, Hans Spialek
and Al Goodman. Musical Director: Al Goodman. Choreographed by Carl Randall. Directed by Joshua Logan
. Majestic Theatre: 9 Feb 1939-...
Dan Dailey Jr.
6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
A great place Hollywood. I come here in 1939, sign a movie contract, make pictures -- and seven years later, I'm discovered. DD, recalling his breakthrough film role in Mother Wore Tights
Signed by MGM in 1940, the song-and-dance man was instead put into straight acting roles that went nowhere. His career was interrupted by military service. At first making training films in Long Island, he later served with the Cavalry at Fort Riley, Kansas, where he taught recruits how to ride horses. He was eventually sent overseas and served with the 88th Infantry Regiment in northern Italy.