Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now rich widow Vera Simpson, the two lecherous souls seem made for each other. That is, until Linda English comes along. Linda is a "mouse on the line" and built like there's no tomorrow. But she's the typical good little girl from a good little home -- just the right ingredient to louse up Joey's cushy set up. Written by
JOY STORY OF JOEY...(the heel)!
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Did You Know?
The original Broadway stage production of "Pal Joey" opened at Ethel Barrymore Theater in New York City on December 25, 1940 and ran for 374 performances. See more
When Vera Simpson is singing "Bewitched" there is a very obvious mismatch between her lips and the words as she is turning away from the window. See more
She's just a mouse.
Music by Richard Rodgers
Words by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Rita Hayworth
(dubbed by Jo Ann Greer
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