This Is the Army. Musical revue. Music by Irving Berlin. Book by James McColl
and Irving Berlin
. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
[earliest Broadway credit]. Dialogue for Minstrel Show by Pvt. Jack Mendelsohn, Pfc. Richard Burdick and Pvt. Tom McDonnell. Music arrangements for dances by Pvt. Melvin ...
1 Interview |
Gene Berg | Eugene A. Nelson
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[Film is] a marvelous medium for dancing. The sky's the limit. You can do wonderfully imaginative things with film. It's like being a magician. In my heyday, I could only do about four pirouettes without starting to fall, but with film, I could do a dozen by cutting and editing. The magic of film is that you can create anything you want.
In high school he organized and trained a football cheering squad -- writing songs and cheers as well.