John Murray Anderson's Almanac (1953). Musical revue. Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Lyrics by Richard Adler
and Jerry Ross. Additional music by Cy Coleman, Michael Grace, Joseph McCarthy, Henry Sullivan, John Rox, Bart Howard and Harry Belafonte. Sketches by Jean Kerr, Sumner Lock-Elliot, Arthur Macrae, Herbert Farjeon
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I've been trying to kill off the old girl for years. Strangers waylay me and insist that I entertain their women's club--'and be sure to bring along Mrs. Murgatroyd," they giggle. Almost every mail contains requests from dramatic groups for rights to the material. Millinery agents want to put out Mrs. Murgatroyd hats. I'm haunted by the dame! BD, referring to his blowzy and very popular matronly ...
Was cast in the role of foppish dress designer Madame Lucy in the revival of the musical Irene, opposite Debbie Reynolds
, but had to withdraw during pre-Broadway tryouts when his health took a turn for the worse. Veteran character actor George S. Irving
replaced him and went on to win a Tony Award for best featured actor in a musical in 1974, the year of De Wolfe's death.
Repetition of words or phrases several times comically