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  • (1941) Stage: Produced "Crazy With the Heat" on Broaway. Musical revue (updated/restaged version). Music / lyrics by Irvin Graham. Additional music by Rudi Revil. Material by Sam E. Werris, Arthur Sheekman, Mack Davis, Max Liebman and Don Herold. Additional dialogue by Arthur Stander and Sydney Zelinka. New sketches by Lew Brown (also director). Music arranged / orchestrated by Jacques Dallin. Some production ideas by Luther Davis, John Cleveland and Kay Kenney. Featuring songs by Jack Lawrence and William Provost. Featuring songs with lyrics by Jack Lawrence, Kurt Kasznar, Carl Kent and Pete Kite Smith. Choreographed by Catherine Littlefield. Staged by Arthur Sheekman. Sketches for Willie Howard under supervision of Eugene Howard. 44th Street Theatre: 30 Jan 1941-19 Apr 1941 (92 performances). Cast: Vivian Allen, Hal Anthony, Marion Bailey, Gracie Barrie, Matthew Bocchino, Evelyn Bonfine, Victor Borge, Diosa Costello, Don Cummings, Eleanor Dawn, Harold Gary, Ted Gary, Luella Gear, Phillip Gordon, Harry Hale, Wilma Horner, Willie Howard, Helen Hudson, Betty Kean, Al Kelly, Stapleton Kent, Philip King, Bobby Lane, Remi Martel, Naldi, Frances O'Day, Dale Priest, Carlos Ramiriz, Mary Raye, Irene Reilly, Helenita Riordan, David Rollins, Matthew Smith, Jean Stanton, Tip Tap & Toe, Edna Ward, Frances Williams. NOTE: When the original show opened to disastrous reviews the investors demanded that Kurt Kasznar be replaced as producer/director in favor of Sullivan. The original production closed after seven performances. Sullivan felt unqualified to act as director and hired Lew Brown, and the pair quickly hired new actors and songs were added/shuffled. Although Sullivan's reworking failed to completely recoup costs, it was considered a remarkable achievement given the time constraints involved.
  • (1959) TV commercial: Kodak cameras set in Disneyland.
  • (1955) Trailer: Appeared/narrated trailer for Guys and Dolls (1955).
  • Print ads: Western Union telegrams.

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