(1942) Stage: "This Is the Army" premiered on Broadway. Musical revue. Music / lyrics by Irving Berlin
. Book by James McColl
and Irving Berlin. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
. Dialogue for Minstrel Show by Pvt. Jack Mendelsohn, Pfc. Richard Burdick and Pvt. Tom McDonnell. Music arrangements for dances by Pvt. Melvin Pahl. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Pvt. John Koenig. Choreographed by Cpl. Edgar Nelson Barclift
and Sgt. Robert Sidney. Additional direction by Joshua Logan
. Military Formations by Chester O'Brien. Directed by Sgt. Ezra Stone
. Broadway Theatre: 4 Jul 1942-26 Sep 1942 (113 performances). Cast: Pvt. Jus Addiss
, Alan Anderson, Arthur Atkins, Pvt. Leonard Berchman, Eugene Leander Berg, Sgt. Irving Berlin, Dick Bernie, Pvt. Howard Brooks, Marion Brown, Peter J. Burns, Joe Bush, Pvt. Samuel Carr, Pvt. Stewart Churchill, Joe Cook Jr.
, Pvt. Belmonte Cristiani, Cpl. James A. Cross, Pvt. Louis de Milhau, Ross Elliott
, Derek Fairman, Pvt. Ray Goss, Dan Healy, Hank Henry, William Home, Richard Irving
, Burl Ives
, Fred Kelly
, Harold J. Kennedy
, Pvt. Robert Kinne, Alan Manson, Pvt. Ralph Margelssen, James McColl, Sgt. John Mendes, Pvt. Gary Merrill
, Pvt. Pinkie Mitchell, Robert Moore, John Murphy, Peter O'Neill, Pvt. Jules Oshins, Earl Oxford, Tileston Perry, Pvt. William Pillich, Richard Reeves
, Jack Riano, William Roerick
, Hayden Rorke
, Pfc. Anthony Ross, Louis Salmon, Robert Shanley, Sgt. Robert Sidney, Sgt. Arthur Steiner, Sgt. The Allon Trio, Philip Truex
, Norman Van Emburgh, Pvt. Claude Watson, Pvt. Larry Weeks, Pvt. William Wykoff. Produced by Uncle Sam (U.S. Government). See more
Will you marry me tonight?
Well, of course.
Wonderful. Congratulations, darling, you're a war bride. I've just been drafted.
That's What the Well-Dressed Man in Harlem Will Wear
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by James Cross
, unidentified tap partner, and Chorus
with speed bag accompaniment by Joe Louis See more