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(1927) Stage: Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Harry Delmar's Revels" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by James V. Monaco, Jesse Greer and Lester Lee. Book by William K. Wells. Lyrics by Billy Rose and Ballard MacDonald. Shubert Theatre: 28 Nov 1927-Mar 1928 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Hugh Cameron, Glen Dale, Helyn Eby Rock, Frank Fay, William Gaxton, Janne Hackett, The Chester Hale Girls, Dorothea James, Patsy Kelly, Dick Lancaster, Artie Leeming, Winnie Lightner, E. Mercedes, Carolyn Nolte, The Patterson Sisters, The Trado Twins, Ivan Triesault. Produced by Sam Baerwitz and Harry Delmar.

(1928) Stage: Appeared (as "Gink Schiner") in "Hold Everything" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Lew Brown and Buddy G. DeSylva. Book by Jack McGowan and Buddy G. DeSylva. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Costume Design by Kiviette. Scenic Design by Henry Dreyfuss. Directed/Dances Staged by Jack Haskell and Sam Rose. Broadhurst Theatre: 10 Oct 1928-5 Oct 1929 (409 performances). Cast: Frank Allworth (as "Dan Larkin"), Jimmy Babbitts, Katherine Black, Alice Boulden, Gene Brady, Edna Burford, Mildred Clark, Betty Compton (as "Norine Lloyd"), Dorothy Deane, Rose Doll, Helen Doyle, Edmund Elton, Adele Fitzgerald, Wallie Gardner, May Rena Grady, Dorothy Graham, Raymond Gray, Buddy Harak, Raymond Hunt, Harry King, Diana La Shay, Melba Lee, Anna Locke, Harry Locke, Emily Losen, Joe Mann, Andrew Marinko, Jolo Marino, Victor Moore (as "Nosey Bartlett"), Betty Morton, Ona Munson (as "Sue Burke"), Robert O'Brien, Lylian Ojala, Nina Olivette, Sugar O'Niell, Georgianna Orr, Sol Perla, Jack Raymond, Jerry Rogers, Polly Rose, Herbert Sampson, Ruth Sato, Gus Schilling, Claire Scott, Gene Scott, Harry Shannon, Phil Sheridan (as "The Kicker"), Robert Silva, Betty Wheeler, Elinor Wheeler, Jack Whiting, Francis Woodward. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.

(1930). Stage Play: Flying High. Musical comedy. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown. Book by John McGowan, Lew Brown and Buddy G. DeSylva. Musical Director: Al Goodman. Directed by George White and Edward C. Lilley. Apollo Theatre: 3 Mar 1930- 3 Jan 1931 (355 performances). Cast: Joanna Allen (as "Ensemble"), Andy Anderson (as "Ensemble"), Jack Bedford (as "Ensemble"), Walter Blair (as "Ensemble"), Hazel Boffinger (as "Ensemble"), Grace Brinkley (as "Eileen Cassidy"), Jane Brown (as "Ensemble"), Russ Brown (as "Sport Wardell"), Jack Bruns (as "Mr. Charles"), Bobbie Campbell (as "Ensemble"), Virginia Case (as "Ensemble"), Warren Crosby (as "Ensemble"), Charles Davis (as "Ensemble"), Dody Donnelly (as "Ensemble"), Bernie Dossitt (as "Ensemble"), Lois Eckhart (as "Ensemble"), George Ford (as "Ensemble"), Jane Gale (as "The Gale Quadruplets"), Jean Gale (as "The Gale Quadruplets"), Joan Gale (as "The Gale Quadruplets"), June Gale (as "The Gale Quadruplets"), Peggy Gallimore (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Hall (as "Judy Trent"), Elmer Hertel (as "Ensemble"), Beth Holt (as "Ensemble"), Rita Horgan (as "Ensemble"), James Howard (as "Ensemble"), Don Hudson (as "Ensemble"), Jesse James (as "Ensemble"), Renee Johnson (as "Ensemble"), Phil King(as "Ensemble"), Bert Lahr (as "Rusty Krause"), Barbara Lee (as "Ensemble"), Robert Lewis (as "Ensemble"), Bob Lively (as "Tim"), Fred Manatt (as "Major Watts, M.D."), Florence Marriner (as "Ensemble"), Edith Martin (as "Ensemble"), Vivian Mathison (as "Ensemble"), John McCahill (as "Ensemble"), Maurine McNeil (as "Ensemble"), Clarence Meyers (as "Ensemble"), Carol Miller (as "Ensemble"), Helene Miller (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Morgan (as "Ensemble"), Peggy Moseley (as "Ensemble"), William Murray (as "Ensemble"), James Notarro (as "Ensemble"), Pearl Osgood (as "Bunny McHugh"), Gladys Page (as "Ensemble"), Mickey Ray (as "Ensemble"), Peggy Ring (as "Ensemble"), Cornelia Rogers (as "Ensemble"), Charles Rose (as "Ensemble"), Herbert Sampson (as "Ensemble"), Gus Schilling (as "Ensemble"), Diana Seaby (as "Ensemble"), Len Shaw (as "Mr. Henry"), Oscar Shaw (as "Tod Addison"), Carolyn Sickle (as "Ensemble"), Robert Silva (as "Ensemble"), Kate Smith (as "Pansy Sparks") [final Broadway role], Jane Stafford (as "Ensemble"), Flora Taylor (as "Ensemble"), Benjamin Tilberg (as "Ensemble"), Betty Travers (as "Ensemble"), Al Vickers (as "Ensemble"), Daniel Wakeley (as "Ensemble"), Mildred Webb (as "Ensemble"), Henry Whittemore (as "Gordon Turner"). Produced by George White. Note (1): One of the few major post-crash hits on Broadway. (2) Filmed by MGM as Flying High (1931), directed by Charles Reisner with Mr. Lahr repeating his starring role.

(1932) Stage: Appeared (as "Alky Schmidt") in "Hot-Cha!" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Lew Brown. Book by Mark Hellinger, H.S. Kraft (based on his story), Ray Henderson and Lew Brown. Musical Direction by Al Goodman. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Choreographed by Bobby Connolly. Scenic Design by Joseph Urban. Costume Design by John Harkrider. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor and Edward C. Lilley. Ziegfeld Theatre: 8 Mar 1932-18 Jun 1932 (119 performances). Cast: Iris Adrian, Louise Allen, Mary Ann, Nick Basil, Miriam Battista, Herman Belmonte, Leonard Berry, Virginia Biddle, Joan Burgess, Alice Burrage, Tito Coral, Mary Coyle, Jack Daley, Dorothy Day, Antonio de Marco, Renee De Marco, Louis Delgado, Alan DeSylva, Marion Dixon, Dody Donnelly, Betty Dumbris, Prudence Edgar, Georgia Ellis, Jules Epailly (as "Store Keeper, Manuel"), Harriet Fink, Marjorie Fisher, Dorothy Flood, John Fulco, Robert Gleckler, Pearl Harris, Patty Hastings, Florence Healy, Hernandez Brothers, Theo Holley, Jean Howard, Stanley Howard, Mercedes Hughes, Alfonso Iglesias, Dorothy Kal, Gloria Kelly, Tom Kelly, June Knight, Frances Kruger, Charles La Torre, Jane Lane, Rose Louise, Evelyn Lowrie, Neva Lynn, June MacCloy, Frances Markey, Edwin Marsh, Mary Joan Martin, Lorelle McCarver, Lou Ann Meredith, Rosalie Milan, Vic Monroe, Grace Moore, Pauline Moore, George O'Brien, Ethel O'Dell, Catherine O'Neil, Lester Ostrander, Lynne Overman (as "Hap Wilson"), Arthur Page, Sherry Pelham, Theo Phane, Lilyan Picard, Eleanor Powell (as "Dancer"), Basil Prock, Polly Ray, Carol Renwick, Mary Alice Rice, Wilburn Riviere, Buddy Rogers (as "Jack Whitney"), Alma Ross, William Ruppel, Mina Ruskin, Marion Santre, Roy Sedley, Gertrude Sheffield, Marie Stevens, Kay Stewart, Thomas Thompson, Lupe Velez (as "Conchita"), Veloz and Yolanda, Efim Vitis, Marion Volk, Molly Wakefield, Diana Walker, Lorraine Webb, Mildred Webb, Marjorie White. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr..

(1932) Stage: Appeared (as "A Suspect, Third Degree / Customer, A Close Shave / "Cabin in the Cotton" Singer / "Two Feet in Two-Four Time" Singer / Mr. Smyler / "All's Wet That Ends Wet" / The Other Fellow / "A Bottle and a Bird" Singer / A Fellow / The Date / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer") in "George White's Music Hall Varieties" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Irving Caesar (also lyrics) and Harold Arlen. Book by George White (also director) and William K. Wells. Music orchestrated by Maurice De Packh. Additional music by Sam H. Stept, Herb Magidson, Herman Hupfeld and Carmen Lombardo. Additional lyrics by Harold Arlen, Sam H. Stept, Herb Magidson, Herman Hupfeld, Carmen Lombardo and 'Ted Koehler' (qv. Featuring songs by Max Rich, Frank Littau and Jack Scholl. Dances staged by Russell Markert. Casino Theatre: 22 Nov 1932-31 Dec 1932 (47 performances). Cast: Lili Damita (as "So I Married The Girl" Singer / "The Girl in 'The Wolf'" / "Sweet Liar" Singer / "Two Feet in Two-Four Time" Singer / "Oh, Lady" Singer / "The Wife" / "The Girl in 'The Date'" /"'Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed' Singer"), Betty Kean (as "Mrs. Smyler, "All's Wet That Ends Wet" / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Harry Richman (as "Chief, Third Degree / "So I Married The Girl" Singer / The Wolf / "Sweet Liar" Singer / "Two Feet in Two-Four Time" Singer / Mr. Tipler / "All's Wet That Ends Wet" / "Oh, Lady" Singer / The Friend / Another Fellow / The Date / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Joseph Vitale (as "Pedro, The Wolf / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Helen Arnold (as "The Waltz That Brought You Back To Me" Singer / "Hold Me Closer" Singer / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Joseph Donatella (as "Performer / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Vivian Fay (as "Birds of a Feather" Dancer / "Beauty and the Beast" Dancer / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Herr Al Gordon (as "A Second Suspect, Third Degree / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Helen Gordon (as "Barber's Daughter, A Close Shave / Mrs. Tipler / "All's Wet That Ends Wet" / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Barre Hill (as "A Third Suspect / "The Waltz That Brought You Back To Me" Singer / "Hold Me Closer" Singer / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), James Howard (as "A Fourth Suspect, Third Degree / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), Loomis Sisters (as "Birds of a Feather" Singer / "Two Feet in Two-Four Time" Singers / Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singers"), Thomas Phillips (as "Policeman / "All's Wet That Ends Wet" / "The Husband / My / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer / A Detective, Third Degree"), Eleanor Powell (as "Performer" / "Turn Out The Lights And Go To Bed" Singer"), The Four Mullen Sisters (as "Performers"), Connie Alderson (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Betty Allen (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Joanna Allen (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Margorie Baglin (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Hazel Boffinger (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Betty Collette (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Gay Delys (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Helen Dongan (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Ruth Doran (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Edna Eustace (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Marie Graham (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Alice Jordan (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Sunny Kest (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Hilda Knight (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Renee Landeau (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Ethel Lawrence (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Madeline Lawson (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Rita Mackin (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Lela Manors (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Lila Manors (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Joy Marsh (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Pam McAvoy (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Lenora McDermott (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Peggy Moseley (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Evelyn Neilson (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Nancy Nelson (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Evelyn Nichols (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Barbara Pepper (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Vivian Porter (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Peggy Ring (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Paula Sands (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Alma Saunders (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Peggy Seal (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Zynaid Spencer (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Edwina Steel (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Maria Steel (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Gwen Tremble (as "George White's Dancing Beauty"), Peggy Van Oden (as "George White's Dancing Beauty").

(1932) Stage: Appeared in "George White's Music Hall Varieties" on Broadway (1932-3/return engagement). Musical revue. Casino Theatre: 2 Jan 1933-21 Jan 1933 (24 performances). Produced by George White. NOTE: This elaborate large cast production was a huge flop and considered a major casualty of the Great Depression.

(1934). Stage Play: Life Begins at 8:40. Musical revue. Music by Harold Arlen. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and E.Y. Harburg. Comedy scenes directed by Philip Loeb. Principal director: John Murray Anderson. Winter Garden Theatre: 27 Aug 1934- 16 Mar 1935 (237 performances). Cast: Ray Bolger, Luella Gear, Bert Lahr, Frances Williams, Eugene Ashley, Jack Barrett, Mary Bay, Regina Beck, Vicki Belling, Helen Bennett, George Bockman, Hazel Boffinger, Edward Browne, Sally Bynum, Mary Ann Carr, Noreen Carr, Jean Carson, Geri Chopin, Frances Comstock, Aida Conkey, Hope Dare, Maxine Darrell, Aline Davis, Brian Donlevy (as "The Announcer/The Barker/The Intruder/De Maupassant/The Broker") [final Broadway role], Tom Draper, Dixie Dunbar (as "You're a Builder-Upper" Singer/"Let's Take A Walk Around the Block" Singer/"The Elks and the Masons" Singer/The Granddaughter") [Broadway debut], Helene Ecklund, William Ehlers, Marjorie Ezequelle, Charles Fowler, Darley Fuller, Peggy Gallimore, Williem Gerard, Sally Gibbs, Ilse Gronau, Kai Hansen, Pearl Harris, Winifred Harris (as "The Mother/Chin Up/Lydia Gooseberry/New Deal Ladies' Circle") [final Broadway role], Josephine Houston, Mary Howard, Julie Jenner, Esther Junger, Jane Lane, Michael Logan, Arthur Manning, Adrienne Matzenauer, James McColl, Ethel Medsker, Jane Moxon, Ofelia & Pimento, Emmett Oldfield, Earl Oxford, Jessica Pepper, Gloria Pierre, Sid Salzer, Betty Schlaffer, Josephine Schwarz, Bartlett Simmons, Grena Sloan, Jack Starr, Donald Stewart, Sherry Stuart, Anya Taranda, Peggy Thomas, Ethel Thorsen, Walter Wahl, Mildred Webb (as "The Chorus (1880)/Dancer"), The Charles Weidman Dancers, Grover Whalen, Robert Wildhack. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

(1936) Stage: Appeared in "George White's Scandals" on Broadway. Musical revue. Produced by George White.

(1936) Stage: Appeared (as "Ronald Taylor") in "The Show is On". Musical revue. Sketches by David Freedman. "Mr. Gielgud Passes By" by Moss Hart. Music mostly by Vernon Duke. Lyrics mostly by Ted Fetter. Additional music by Hoagy Carmichael, Arthur Schwartz, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Herman Hupfeld, Will Irwin and Richard Rodgers. Additional lyrics by Stanley Adams, Howard Dietz, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg, Herman Hupfeld, Norman Zeno and Lorenz Hart. Music orchestrated by Gordon Jenkins. Additional orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Hans Spialek. Production Design / Conceived by / directed by Vincente Minnelli. Sketches directed by Edward C. Lilley. Choreographed by 'Robert Alton (I)'. "Casanova" choreographed by Harry Losee. Winter Garden Theatre: 25 Dec 1936-17 Jul 1937 (236 performances). Cast: Marion Allen, Vera Allen (as "Desdemona"), Gene Ashley, Gracie Barrie, Hazel Boffinger, Kenneth Bostock, Roy Campbell's Continentals, Mary Ann Carr, Marie Carroll, Andre Charise, Dorothy Daly, Doris Donaldson, Helen Ecklund, Hugh Ellsworth, Peggy Gallimore, Reginald Gardiner (as "Shakespeare"), Paul Haakon, Pearl Harris, Irene Kelly, Jerrie Koban, Jane Lane, Beatrice Lillie (as "Go Go Benuti"), Mitzi Mayfair, June McNulty, Gertrude Medwin, Jean Moorehead, Marion Murray, Gifford Nash, Fred Nay, Mortimer O'Brien, Paul Owen, Mary Phillips, Mischa Pompianov, Ralph Riggs, Harry Rogue, Polly Rose, Richard Satterfield, Robert Shafer, Sherry Stuart, Evelyn Thawl, Willem Van Loon, Charles Waters, Mildred Webb, Duke Williams. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.

(1939) Stage: Appeared (as "Louis Blore" / "His Most Royal Majesty the King of France") in "Du Barry Was a Lady" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music . lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Herbert Fields and Buddy G. DeSylva. Orchestra Arrangements by Hans Spialek. Additional Arrangements by 'Robert Russell Bennett' (av) and Ted Royal. Choral Arrangements by Hugh Martin. Assistant to Hugh Martin: Ralph Blanc. Scenic / Costume Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Lighting Design by Albert A. Ostrander. Choreographed by Robert Alton. Assistant to Robert Alton: Charles Millang. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. 46th Street Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre from 21 Oct 1940-close): 6 Dec 1939-12 Dec 1940 (408 performances). Cast: Ethel Merman (as "May Daly" / "Mme. La Comtesse du Barry"), Benny Baker (as "Charley" / "His Royal Highness, The Dauphin of France"), Betty Grable (as "Alice Barton" / "Mme. La Marquisse Alisande de Vernay"), Betty Allen, Gloria Arden, Walter Armin (as "Bill Kelly" / "Docteur Michel"), Gene Ashley, Johnny Barnes, Helen Bennett, Marguerite Benton, Ruth Bond, Evelyn Bonefine, Boris Butleroff, Hugh Cameron, Janice Carter, Virginia Cheneval, Stella Clauson, Harold Cromer, Mary Daniels, Jacqueline Franc, Joel Friend, Ronda Gale, Russell Georgiev, Tilda Getze, Anne Graham, Ronald Graham, Stanley Grill, Marion Harvey, Douglas Hawkins, Peter Holliday, Beverly Hosier, Dorothea Jackson, Adele Jergens (as "Dancing Girl"), Mel Kacher, Patricia Knight, Nancy Knott, Frances Krell, Don Liberto, Gloria Martin, Jean Moorehead, Carl Nicholas, Audrey Palmer, Barbara Pond, Tito Renaldo, Roy Ross, David Shelly, Geraldine Spreckels, Jane Sproule, Jane Sprowl, Jack Stanton, Kay Sutton, Paul Thorne, Edith Turgell, Lewis Turner, Marie Vannemen, Arlyne Varden, William Vaux, Charles Walters (as "Harry Norton" / "Captain of King's Guard"), Nina Wayler. Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.

(1944) Stage: Appeared (as "The Stagehand" / "Fragonard in Pink" / "Drink" Singer / "The Patient" / "Mr. Clarence Day") in "Seven Lively Arts" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music / lyrics by Cole Porter. Miss Lillie's sketches by Moss Hart. Book by George S. Kaufman and Ben Hecht. Ballet music by Igor Stravinsky. Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett, Ted Royal. Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes [final Broadway credit]. Costume Design by Mary Grant. Modern gowns by Valentina. Lighting Design / Directed by Hassard Short. Associate Prod. Design: Albert A. Ostrander. Assistant to Hassard Short: William Strahlman. Ziegfeld Theatre: 7 Dec 1944-12 May 1945 (183 performances). Cast: Anton Dolin, Benny Goodman (as "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer), Beatrice Lillie, Alicia Markova, Robert Austin, Franca Baldwin, Paula Bane, Truly Barbara, Virginia Barnes, Michael Barrett, Johnsie Bason, John Beggs, Susan Blanchard, Phyllis Brown, Charlotte Bruce, Angelina Buttignol, Albert Carroll, Irene Carroll, Sonny Cavell, Jean Colleran, Evangeline Collis, Margaretta De Valera, Nina Dean, Bettye Durrence, Paddy Ellerton, Rose Marie Elliott, Paul Fairleigh, Adriana Favaloro, Morey Feld, Louise Ferrand, Jerry Florio, Helen Gallagher, Arlene Garver, Mimi Gomber, Dolores Gray (as "Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer / "Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer / "Movie Actress" / 'Big Town" / "Is It The Girl?" Singer), Alan Grossman, Edward Hackett, Jean Harris, Vincent Henry, Robert Herring, Alma Holt, Raynor Howell, Stella Hughes, Ray Johnson, Jim Kane, Harriet Katzman, Thomas Kenny, Robert Kimberly, Savona King, Mary Ann Krejci, Barry Laffin, Lee Lauterbur, Constance Love, Ethel Madson, Richard Martin, John Mathews, Viki Maulsby, Jere McMahon, Gayle Mellott, Buddy Millard, Dickie Millard, Marty Miller, Helen Molveau, Dennie Moore (as "Lady Carleton" / "There'll Always Be An England" singer / "Mrs. Day" / "Heaven on Angel Street" singer), Louise Newton, Red Norvo (as "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer), Paul Olson, Richmond Page, Michael Pober, Mary Roche, Bettina Rosay, King Ross, Lester Russon, Allen Sharp, Gwen Shirey, Cissy Smith, Adrian Storms, Bill Tabbert, Gordon Taylor, Temple Texas, William Utely, Martha Emma Watson, Sid Weiss, Teddy Wilson, Billie Worth, Nan Wynn [Broadway debut]. Produced by Billy Rose.

(1946). Stage: "Appeared in "Burlesque". Comedy (revival). Also in cast: Fay McKenzie.

(1951). Stage Play: Two on the Aisle. Musical revue. Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Sketches by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot. Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene. Musical Director: Herbert Greene. "Schneider's Miracle" by Nat Hiken and Billy Friedberg. Musical Staging by Ted Cappy. "Dog Show" choreographed by Ruthanna Boris. Directed by Abe Burrows. Mark Hellinger Theatre: 19 Jul 1951- 15 Mar 1952 (276 performances + 1 preview). Cast: Dolores Gray (as "The Girl/Wife/A Vaudevillian/Br³nnhilde/Specialty Performer/Wifey/She/Miss Travers"), Bert Lahr (as "Lefty Hogan/Captain Universe/The Clown/A Vaudevillian/Siegfried/Schneider/Specialty Performer/Lovey/Close Friend/Him/Mr. Murdock"), John Allen (as "Passer-by/Singing Ensemble"), Jeanette Aquilina (as "Maid/Little Girl/Dancing Ensemble"), Arthur Arney (as "Conductor/Denizen of Venus/Singing Ensemble"), Margery Beddow (as "Rhine Maiden/Dancing Ensemble") [Broadway debut], Fred Bryan (as "Specialty Singer/Singing Ensemble"), Betty Buday (as "Lover/Dalmatian/Dancing Ensemble"), Gloria Danyl (as "The Other Woman/Clown's Assistant/Rhine Maiden/Cocker Spaniel/Dancing Ensemble"), Bob Emmett (as "3rd Suitor/The Man/Traveller/Judge/Dancing Ensemble"), Dorothy Etheridge (as "Specialty Dancer/Pekinese"), Gregg Evans (as "Russian Wolfhound/Showgirl"), Jerry Fries (as "Specialty Dancer/Trainer for Wolfhounds/Dancing Ensemble"), Robert Gallagher (as "Conductor/Cameraman/Hitchcock/Inspector"), Doris Goodwin (as "Dalmatian/Dancing Ensemble"), Richard Gray (as "Cameraman/Hodgkins/Policeman"), Gordon Hamilton (as "Manager for Poodle/Singing Ensemble"), John Kelly (as "2nd Suitor/Urchin/Trainer for Dalmations"), Walter Kattwinkle [credited as Walter Kelvin] (as "Conductor/Radio Voice/Passer-by/Singing Ensemble"), Rosemary Kittelton (as "Russian Wolfhound/Showgirl"), Larry Laurence (as "Hotchkiss/Conductor"), Alan LeRoy (as "Producer/Man on Bench"), Vera Lee (as "Specialty Dancer/Clown's Assistant/Rhine Maiden/Dancing Ensemble"), Paul Lyday (as "Lover/Trainer for Pekinese/Singing Ensemble"), Colette Marchand (as "Girl/Specialty Dancer/French Poodle"), Leila Martin (as "Passer-by/Singing Ensemble"), Jane Mason (as "Cocker Spaniel/Dancing Ensemble"), J.C. McCord (as "Specialty Dancer/"There Never Was A Baby Like My Baby" Dancer/The American"), James McCracken (as "Voice"), Kathryn Mylorie (as "Queen Chlorophyl/Specialty Singer/Miss Flaherty"), Dell Parker (as "Clown's Assistant/Russian Wolfhound/Showgirl"), Stanley Prager (as "Conductor/Higgins/The Dragon/Piper"), John Raye (as "Denizen of Venus/Singing Ensemble"), Elliott Reid (as "Announcer/Husband/Performer - "Here's What You Said"/Hubby/He"), Victor Reilley (as "Urchin/Trainer for Cocker Spaniels/Dancing Ensemble"), Frank Reynolds (as "1st Suitor/Urchin/Passer-by/Dancing Ensemble"), Arthur Rubin (as "Conductor"), Mira Stefan (as "Russian Wolfhound/Singing Ensemble"), Patricia Tobin (as "Mrs. Higgleston/Singing Ensemble"), Jeanne Tyler (as "Clown's Assistant/Russian Wolfhound/Showgirl"), Charlotte Van Lein (as "Russian Wolfhound/Showgirl"). Understudies: John Allen (as "Specialty Singer"), Perry Bruskin (as "Conductor/Higgins/Piper/The Dragon"), Betty Buday (as "French Poodle/Girl/Specialty Dancer"), Bob Emmett (as "Cameraman/Conductor/Hitchcock/Inspector/Specialty Dancer/The American"), Robert Gallagher (as "Announcer/He/Hubby, Husband/Performer - "Here's What You Said"), Walter Kelvin (as "Man on Bench/Producer"), Vera Lee (as "French Poodle/Girl/Specialty Dancer"), Loney Lewis (as "A Vaudevillian/Captain Universe/Close Friend/Him/Lefty Hogan/Lovey/Mr. Murdock/Schneider/Siegfried/Specialty Performer/The Clown"), Jane Mason (as "Little Girl/Maid") and Betty O'Neil (as "A Vaudevillian/Br³nnhilde/Miss Travers/She/Specialty Performer/The Girl/Wife/Wifey"). Replacement actors: John Allen (as "The Man"), Jeanette Aquilina (as "Pekinese"), Betty Buday (as "Specialty Dancer/The Other Woman"), Gloria Danyl (as "Miss Flaherty/Queen Chlorophyl"), Bob Emmett (as "Hotchkiss"), John Ford (as "Cameraman/Hodgkins/Policeman"), Roscoe French (as "Dancing Ensemble/Denizen of Venus/Lover/Trainer for Pekinese"), Phil Gerard (as "2nd Suitor/Dancing Ensemble/Judge/Urchin"), Doris Goodwin (as "Mrs. Higgleston"), Buford Jasper (as "Denizen of Venus/Singing Ensemble"), Marion Lauer (as "Singing Ensemble"), Kathryn Lee (as "French Poodle/Girl/Specialty Dancer"), Loney Lewis (as "Man on Bench/Producer"), Leila Martin (as "Specialty Singer"), James McCracken (as "Singing Ensemble"), Beverly McFadden (as "Singing Ensemble"), Slats McKinney (as "Russian Wolfhound/Showgirl"), Dean Michener (as "Conductor/Denizen of Venus/Singing Ensemble"), Leslie Parry (as "Singing Ensemble"), Pat Poole (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Peggy Reiss (as "Singing Ensemble"), Frank Reynolds (as "Trainer for Dalmations"), Carol Sawyer (as "Singing Ensemble"), Joanne Spiller (as "Singing Ensemble"), Julie Williams (as "Singing Ensemble"). Produced by Arthur Lesser.

(1956) Stage: Appeared in "Waiting for Godot" on Broadway. Drama.

(1957) Stage: Appeared in "Hotel Paradiso" on Broaday. Comedy/farce.

(1959) Stage: Appeared in "The Girls Against the Boys" on Broadway. Musical revue. Sketches / lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt. Music by Richard Lewine. Additional music by Albert Hague. Dance Music Arranged by John Morris. Musical Director: Irving Actman. Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler. Sketches Directed by Aaron Ruben. Alvin Theatre: 2 Nov 1959-14 Nov 1959 (16 performances). Produced by Albert W. Selden.

(1962). Stage Play: The Beauty Part. Comedy. Written by S.J. Perelman. Incidental music/music orchestrated/music by Don Walker. Musical Director: Abba Bogin. Scenic Design by William Pitkin. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Directed by Noel Willman. Music Box Theatre (moved to The Plymouth Theatre from 25 Mar 1963- close): 16 Dec 1962- 9 Mar 1963 (85 performances). Cast: Bert Lahr (as "Milo Leotard Allardyce DuPlessis/Hyacinth Beddoes Laffoon/Harry Hubris/Nelson Smedley/Judge Herman J. Rinderbrust"), Alice Ghostley (as "Octavia Weatherwax/Kitty Entrail/Grace Fingerhead"), Charlotte Rae (as "Gloria Krumgold/Mrs. Younghusband/Rowena Inchcape/Mrs. Lafcadio Mifflin"), Maurice Brenner, David Doyle (as "Mike Mulroy/Bunce/Maurice Blount/Curtis Fingerhead/Wagnerian/Hanratty"), Patricia Englund (as "April Munkhood"), Gil Gardner, Sean Garrison (as "Rob Roy Fruitwell"), Larry Hagman (as "Lance Weatherwax"), William LeMassena (as "Hagedorn/Boris Pickwick/Emmett Stagg/Hennepin/Bailiff"), Joseph Leon, Arnold Soboloff, Fiddle Viracola, Marie Wallace, Bernard West (as "Sam Fussfeld/Seymour Krumgold/ Wormser/Poteat"). Understudy [other members of original cast performed as understudies also]: Wallace Acton. Produced by Michael Ellis. Produced in association with Edmund Anderson. Note: Major flop of the 1962- 63 Broadway season. Music Box Theatre owned and operated by Irving Berlin who had no direct involvement in production.

(1964) Stage: Appeared (as "Foxy"; final Broadway role) in "Foxy" on Broadway. Music by Robert Emmett Dolan. Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Book by Ian McLellan Hunter and Ring Lardner Jr.. Based on "Volpone" by Ben Jonson. Musical Director / Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin. Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter and Hal Schaefer. Dance arrangements by Hal Schaefer. Scenic / Lighting Design by Robert Randolph. Lighting Design by Robert Randolph. Costume Design by Robert Fletcher. Choreographed by Jack Cole. Directed by Robert Lewis. Ziegfeld Theatre: 16 Feb 1964-18 Apr 1964 (72 performances). Cast: Larry Blyden (as "Doc"), John Aristedes (as "Second Eskimo" / "Prospector"), Helen Baisley, Carlos Bas, Charles Cagle, Mary Ann Corrigan, Virginia Craig, Cathryn Damon, John Davidson, George Del Monte, Lang Des Jardins, Judith Dunford, Herb Fields, Alice Glenn, Edward Greenhalgh, John Hallow, Robert H. Harris, Tim Harum, Gerald Hiken, Lee Howard, Eddie James, John Keats, Anthony Kemble-Cooper (as "Lord Rottingham"), Tony Kraber, Robert LaCrosse, Marlena Lustik, Julienne Marie, Ethel Martin, Constance Meng, Nancy Myers, Will Parkins, Shelly Rann, David Rounds, Suanne Shirley, June Eve Story, Newt Sullivan, John Taliaferro, Susan Terry, John Waller. Produced by David Merrick.

(1960s) Stage: Appeared (as "Elwood P. Doud") in "Harvey" at the opening season of Playhouse-on-the-Mall located in the Bergen Mall shopping center in Paramus, NJ, and launched by producer Robert Ludlum, destined in a few years to be the successful author of spy thrillers.

(1960s) TV commercial: Lays Potato Chips ("I bet you can't eat just one!").


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