Bells Are Ringing. Musical comedy. Material adaption by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Lyrics by Betty Comden
and Adolph Green
. Music by Jule Styne
. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Vocal arrangements and direction by Herbert Greene and Buster Davis
. Dance arrangements by John ...
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I remember the one time Jolson visited the set, I was doing a number. And he said, kid, you're moving around too much. So he did the song. And he did everything except bang from the rafters. He had pre-recorded all the songs before the script was ready, and sang every one as if he were going to drop dead at the end of it. Well, that was Jolson. He always sang like that, which was why people loved...
After his film career was destroyed, he found intermittent work on stage in such plays as "The Teahouse of the August Moon," "Any Wednesday" and "The Tunnel of Love." He and his wife also worked up nightclub singing/comedy acts along with appearing in legit plays. Although Parks never quite shook off the blacklist incident, he won a role in John Huston