(as Thomas Rall)
'Jivin' Jacks and Jills' Member
Small Wonder. Musical revue. Book by Charles Spalding, Max Wilk
, George Axelrod
and Louis Laun. Music by Baldwin Bergersen and Albert W. Selden
. Lyrics by Phyllis McGinley, Burt Shevelove and Billings Brown. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal
. Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene. Choreographed by Gower Champion
. Directed by Burt
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I think you have to love music and dance because this business is so difficult. If you don't love the art and just want to be a star then I think you're a dead duck. I don't think you could stand it otherwise.
Had a crossed eye as a child and relied on the advice of a doctor who suggested visual exercises. Since Tommy couldn't read very well, his mother decided on dance lessons to correct it, which relies heavily on spotting and focusing.