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Banjo Eyes   

 
Hollywood Theatre , (12/25/1941 - 4/12/1942)
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Opening Date:Dec 25, 1941   
Closing Date:Apr 12, 1942 Total Performances:126

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts
Setting: Carver Greeting Card Company; Bar in midtown hotel; Mabel's room; The Dream Heights; Erwin's home, Jackson Heights; Camp Dixon; Belmont Park.


Production Staff
Produced by Albert Lewis
Music by Vernon Duke; Book by Joseph Quillan and Izzy Ellinson; Lyrics by John La Touche; Additional lyrics by Harold Adamson; Based on "Three Men on a Horse" by John Cecil Holm and George Abbott; "We Did It Before" by Charles Tobias and Cliff Friend; Orchestrations supervised by Domenico Savino; Music arranged by Domenico Savino and Charles L. Cooke; Vocal arrangements by Buck Warnick; The De Marco's arrangements by Alan Moran; Featuring songs by George Sumner
Staged by Hassard Short; Dances by Charles Walters; Book directed by Albert Lewis; Musical Staging by Hassard Short
Scenic Design by Harry Horner; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Assistant to Mr. Horner: Arne Lundborg and Carl Kent
General Manager: A. L. Berman; Company Manager: Leon Spachner
General Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Stage Manager: Frank Coletti; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ray Clarke and Bob Sidney
Orchestra under the direction of Ray Sinatra; Music Contractor: Alexander Haas
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Associate Press Representative: Alfred H. Tamarin
Cast
Eddie Cantor Erwin Trowbridge
Ray Arnett Boy
E. J. Blunkall Mr. Carver
Betty Boyce Dancing Girl
Norma Brown Dancing Girl
Audrey Christie Mabel
Pamela Clifford Dancing Girl
June Clyde Sally Trowbridge
Jimmy Corke Boy
Kay Coulter Dancing Girl
Ronnie Cunningham The Filly
Sally De Marco Sally De Marco
Tony De Marco Tony De Marco
Doris Dowling Dancing Girl
Carle Eberle Boy
Clark Eggleston Boy
Carle Erbele Boy
John Ervin The General
James Farrell The Captain
Florence Foster Singing Show Girl
Kate Friedlich Dancing Girl
Chick Gagnon Boy
Gloria Gilbert Performer
Grace Gilren Dancing Girl
Anne Graham Singing Show Girl
Arthur Grahl Boy
Linda Griffeth Singing Show Girl
Miriam Gwinn Singing Show Girl
Ray Harrison Boy
Doug Hawkins Quartet Member
Mitzi Haynes Dancing Girl
Peggy Ann Holmes Dancing Girl
Virginia Howe Dancing Girl
Helene Hudson Singing Show Girl
Dick Irving Boy
Adele Jergens Singing Show Girl
Bill Johnson Charlie
Ray Johnson Boy
Adele Jurgens Singing Show Girl
Doris Kent Singing Show Girl
George Lovesee Quartet Member
Lynn, Royce, and Vanya Dancing Trio
Lynn Malone Boy
Rayford Malone Boy
Joseph Malvin Boy
Remi Martell Boy
Ray Mayer Frankie
Morton Mayo "Banjo Eyes"
Virginia Mayo Ginger
Girl with "Banjo Eyes"
John McCord Boy
Jack Nagle Boy
Leona Olsen Dancing Girl
June Reynolds Dancing Girl
George Richmond Quartet Member
Tina Rigat Dancing Girl
Richard Rober Harry, the Bartender
Sherry Shadburne Singing Show Girl
Phil Shafer Quartet Member
Billy Skipper, Jr. Boy
Puddy Smith Dancing Girl
Lionel Stander Patsy
Jacqueline Susann Miss Clark
Shirl Thomas Singing Show Girl
Marie Vanneman Dancing Girl
Mimi Walthers Dancing Girl
Ray Weamer Boy
Evelyn Weiss Dancing Girl
Audrey Westphal Dancing Girl
Tommy Wonder Tommy
Margie Young Dancing Girl
music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by John La Touche
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Birthday Card Show Girls
Valentine's Day Card
Easter Greetings Dancing Girl
Merry Christmas The Quartette
Mother's Day Singing Show Girl
I'll Take the City Erwin Trowbridge, Boys and Girls
The Toast of the Boys at the Post
(music by George Sumner; lyrics by George Sumner)
Mabel and The Quartette
I've Got to Hand It To You Tommy and Dancers
A Nickel to My Name Charlie, The Quartette and Singing Girls
Who Started the Rhumba Erwin Trowbridge and "Banjo Eyes"
It Could Only Happen in the Movies
(lyrics by Harold Adamson)
Erwin Trowbridge and Mabel
ACT 2Sung By
Make With the Feet
(lyrics by Harold Adamson)
Mabel and the De Marcos
We're Having a Baby (My Baby and Me)
(lyrics by Harold Adamson)
Erwin Trowbridge and Sally Trowbridge
Banjo Eyes Ensemble
The Yanks Are on the March Again The Captain and Boys
Not a Care in the World Charlie and Ensemble
We Did It Before, (We'll Do It Again)
(music by Cliff Friend; lyrics by Charles Tobias)
Erwin Trowbridge, The Captain and Boys