The Passing Show of 1916. Musical revue. Book by Harold Atteridge
. Music by Sigmund Romberg
and Otto Motzan. Lyrics by Harold Atteridge. Additional music by Harry Tierney
[earliest Broadway credit], Egbert Van Alstyne and Clifton Crawford. Additional lyrics by Clifton Crawford and Gus Kahn
. Musical Director: Oscar Radin
2 Print Biographies |
6 Portrayals |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
A comedian says funny things. A comic says things funny.
Worked as an on-stage assistant to W.C. Fields
as a youth. The story has it that Fields caught Wynn "mugging" for the audience during his "Pool Room" routine and knocked him unconscious with his pool cue. In later years he and Fields, both Ziegfeld stars at the time, sparked a well-publicized feud but eventually made up.
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