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Once Upon a Mattress (1964)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  3 June 1964 (USA)
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The musical story of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, adapted from the 1959 Broadway hit, and featuring most of the original Broadway cast.

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The musical story of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, adapted from the 1959 Broadway hit, and featuring most of the original Broadway cast.

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The original Broadway production of "Once Upon A Mattress" opened at the Phoenix Theater (Eventually running at a total of five separate theaters!) on May 1, 1959, ran for 244 performances and was nominated for the 1960 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Musical. Carol Burnett, Joe Bova and Jack Gilford reprise their roles. Carol Burnett was nominated for a 1960 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. See more »

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Remade as Once Upon a Mattress (1972) See more »

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Nightingale Lullaby
Music by Mary Rodgers
Lyrics by Marshall Barer
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Origination of June 3, 1964 TV show on CBS
25 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I taped the audio of the June 3, 1964 on CBS TV show of OUAM and just recently edited/processed it for CD.

This required a lot of extra careful "audio filtering" and "equalizing" because the audio transmission was less than ideal. But using the "Amadeus" software I think it came out just great and am ready to "burn" a few CD's for myself and some friends !

However, I am wondering where the show originated from, NYC or Hollywood ?

Does anybody have this info ?

Thanks, Jack


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