She's My Baby. Musical comedy/farce. Material by Bert Kalmar
and Harry Ruby
. Music by Richard Rodgers
. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
. Special Augmented Orchestra under the direction of Gene Salzer. Choreographed by Mary Read. Directed by Edward Royce. Globe Theatre: 3 Jan 1928- 3 Mar 1928 (71 performances). Cast: Beatrice Lillie
1 Print Biography |
2 Portrayals |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
To tell you the truth, I don't give much thought to television as a field of endeavor. It's a place - an art let's call it - where I'm making a livelihood. If something happens to television, I'll tend bar, something I enjoy doing.
In 1912, he was the first person to sing the classic, 'My Melancholy Baby.' He was appearing at the Mozart Cafe in Denver, Colorado. He happened to visit a pub on Curtis Street, where he knew the proprietor. Knowing Bill was looking for a new song for his act, the proprietor directed him to the pub's back room, where George Norton and Ernie Burnett were in the process of composing 'My Melancholy ...
His role as Fred Mertz in I Love Lucy