This is the story from the fairy tales of 1001 nights. Aladdin finds an old lamp and discovers when he cleans it that a ghost was imprisoned inside. Gladly to be free the ghost accepts Aladdin as his master and fulfills all his wishes. Thus Aladdin's lamp attracts not only friends of his. Written by
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This was the last musical show written by Cole Porter before his death and the song "Wouldn't It Be Fun" (not performed in the show, but included in the soundtrack recording) contains the last lyrics that Porter wrote. See more
My horrid machinations begin in medieval China, the wondrous Cathay of Marco Polo.
Opportunity Knocks But Once
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter
Performed by Cyril Ritchard
, Sal Mineo
, Howard Morris
and Una Merkel See more