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Winged Victory   

44th Street Theatre, (11/20/1943 - 5/20/1944)
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Opening Date: Nov 20, 1943    
Closing Date: May 20, 1944 Total Performances: 212

Category: Play, Play with music, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in two acts

Production Staff
Theatre Operated by Select Theatres Corporation
Produced by The U.S. Army Air Forces
Written by Moss Hart; Incidental music by Sgt. David Rose; Music arranged by Sgt. David Rose; Assistant Musical Dir.: M/Sgt. Norman Leyden; Featuring songs by Carmen Dragon, Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr and Robert Crawford
Directed by Moss Hart
Scenic Design by Sgt. Harry Horner; Costume Design by Sgt. Howard Shoup; Lighting Design by Sgt. Abe Feder; Technical assistant to Sgt. Harry Horner: Pfc. Robert Rowe Paddock; Assistant to Sgt. Harry Horner: Pfc. John Blankenchip; Assistant Lighting Design: S/Sgt. Ralph Alswang
Executive Director of the Army Air Forces Show: Lt. Col. Dudley S. Dean; Company Manager: Sgt. Sidney Goldman; Assistant Co. Mgr: Cpl. Paul Vroom
Production Manager: 1st Lt. Irving P. Lazar and 1st. Lt. Benjamin Landis; Stage Manager: Pvt. Jerome Whyte; 1st Assistant Stage Manager: Sgt. Charles Atkin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Pvt. Herman Kantor, Cpl. Emery Battis, Pfc. Grant Gaither, Pvt. Alfred Moscowitz, Sgt. Irving Pincus, Pvt. Russell Hinchliffe, Pvt. Martin Mellon and Pvt. Alfred Ashley
Choral Director: 2nd Lt. Leonard de Paur; Conducted by Sgt. David Rose
Publicity Director: Sgt. Bill Doll; General Press Representative: Pvt. Joseph Heidt; Press Representative: Cpl. Abner D. Klipstein; Photographer: Sgt. David Wurzel and S/Sgt. Philip Ellison
Proceeds to Army Emergency Relief
Sgt. John AdemyRadio Announcer
Choral Group
Cpl. Jerry Hilliard AdlerSid Green
Pvt. John AndesEnsemble
Choral Group
Cpl. Richard AnnisEnsemble
Choral Group
Florence AquinoEnsemble
Cpl. Edward AshleyCaptain Payne
Mrs. Edward AshleyEnsemble
Faith AveryEnsemble
Phyllis AveryDorothy Ross
Mathilde BaringEnsemble
Capt. Sidney BasslerThe Mayor
Cpl. Etienne BauerEnsemble
Choral Group
Mrs. Alan BaxterEnsemble
Pvt. Alan BaxterMajor Halper
Pvt. Richard BeachThe Minister
2nd Lt. Donald BeddoeColonel Blakely
Capt. Raye BidwellCharles Jordan
Pvt. Whitner BissellLt. Jules Hudson
Joan BlackEnsemble
Pfc. Kenneth BlackEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Ramon BlackburnEnsemble
Pvt. Royce BlackburnEnsemble
Pvt. Robert BlakemanEnsemble
Pvt. Philip BourneufColonel Gibney
S/Sgt. Sascha BrastoffMiguel Lopez
Mrs. Robert I. BraunEnsemble
Sgt. Horace BrynolfsonEnsemble
Choral Group
Pfc. Thomas BurdickEnsemble
Pfc. James BurkeEnsemble
Pvt. Red ButtonsWhitey
Mrs. William CahanEnsemble
Sgt. David CalvinDick Talbert
Cpl. Robert CantellEnsemble
Sgt. Frank ChamberlinEnsemble
Choral Group
Shirley ChambersEnsemble
Pfc. Dick ChandleeEnsemble
Mrs. Thomas CharlesworthEnsemble
Pfc. Thomas CharlesworthEnsemble
Choral Group
Cpl. Ira CirkerGordon Cantrell
Pvt. Lee J. CobbDoctor Baker
Pvt. Alfred CocozzaEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Eugene ConleyChoral Group
Mary CooperMiss Aldridge
Cpl. Fred CottonChaplain
Sgt. Howard CranfordEnsemble
Cpl. Mark DanielsAllan Ross
Mrs. Mark DanielsEnsemble
S/Sgt. Frank DavisEnsemble
Choral Group
Pfc. John DeaneEnsemble
Choral Group
Olive DeeringRuth
Pfc. Thomas DillonDavid Michaelson
Cpl. Milton DouglasEnsemble
Choral Group
Mrs. Milton DouglasEnsemble
Cpl. Russell W. DrewesRussell Chandler
Mrs. Michael DuaneEnsemble
Pvt. Michael DuaneMilton Benson
Sgt. David DurstonSid Marshall
Choral Group
Katherine EamesEnsemble
Helen EastmanEnsemble
Pvt. George EdwardsEnsemble
2nd Lt. Frank EganEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. John ElliottHenry Larsen
Mrs. James EnglerEnsemble
Cpl. Tommy FarrellEnsemble
Mrs. Abe FederEnsemble
Elfin FinnEnsemble
Mrs. Arthur FinneEnsemble
Pvt. Arthur FinneEnsemble
Choral Group
Pfc. Kenneth ForbesEddie Borden
Pvt. John FordEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. John ForsytheEnsemble
Sgt. D.J. FradenburgEnsemble
Choral Group
Elisabeth FraserHelen
Sgt. Carl FredricksonEnsemble
Choral Group
Genevieve FrizzellMrs. Grills
Mrs. Gilbert FryeEnsemble
Sgt. Gilbert FryeA. L. Simpson
Pvt. Dave GaberEnsemble
S/Sgt. Gordon GainesEnsemble
Choral Group
Cpl. Charles GavekEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Hayes GordonGordon Williams
Choral Group
Mrs. Thomas GraceEnsemble
Sgt. Thomas GraceEnsemble
Pvt. A. L. GreenEnsemble
Pfc. John GreenEnsemble
Sgt. George GriffinEnsemble
Choral Group
Virginia HammondMrs. Ross
Pfc. Donald HanmerLeo Nadler
Pvt. Michael HarveyLt. Stevens
S/Sgt. Peter Lind HayesO'Brien
Pfc. Pitt HerbertEnsemble
Gilbert HermanLt. Reynolds
Pvt. Bert HicksFred Cassidy
1st Lt. George HoffmannLt. Rayburn
Mrs. Dick HoganEnsemble
Pvt. Dick HoganFrankie Davis
Cpl. Donald HultgrenEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Milton HultgrenEnsemble
Sgt. Rune HultmanDave Anderson
T/5 Jay HydeEnsemble
Pfc. Alan JasonEnsemble
Mrs. William JusticeEnsemble
Pvt. William JusticeEnsemble
Sgt. Frank KaneEd Slater
Mrs. Herman KantorEnsemble
Mrs. Paul KayeEnsemble
Pvt. Paul KayeLt. McCarthy
Pvt. John R. KearneyGilbert Paxton
Pvt. James KeoganEnsemble
Pvt. Alfred KunzEnsemble
Choral Group
Mrs. Stuart LangleyEnsemble
Pvt. Stuart LangleyBob Chapman
Choral Group
Cpl. James LarmoreEnsemble
Cpl. John LawlerEnsemble
Choral Group
Mary LenhardtSally
Pvt. Harry LewisPeter Clark
Mrs. John MacmillanEnsemble
Pvt. John MacmillanChoral Group
Pvt. Louis J. MagyarEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Karl MaldenAdams
Sgt. Zeke MannersRuss Coleman
Pvt. William MarshallMajor Burke
Pfc. James MattinglyEnsemble
Pfc. Robert MauchEnsemble
Pfc. William MauchEnsemble
Sgt. Kevin McCarthyRonny Meade
Jean McCoyJane
Pfc. Ray McDonaldFred Kelly
Mrs. Edward McMahonEnsemble
Pfc. Edward McMahonMack Hall
Mrs. Norman MendelsonEnsemble
Pfc. Norman M. MendelsonEnsemble
Choral Group
Cpl. Gary MerrillCaptain McIntyre
Mrs. Gary MerrillEnsemble
Pvt. Ray MerrillGeorge Morse
Sgt. Joseph MeyerMr. Grills
Sgt. Ray MiddletonLt. Sperry
Ellen MillerEnsemble
Pvt. Barry MitchellJack Browning
Pvt. Kent MorrisonEd Ried
Pvt. Robert NashEnsemble
Pvt. William NashTommy Gregg
1st Lt. William NeilLt. Johnson
Mrs. William NeilEnsemble
Pvt. Barry NelsonBobby Grills
Cpl. Eugene NelsonChoral Group
Pfc. Edmond O'BrienIrving Miller
Pvt. Damian O'FlynnColonel Ross
Margaret ParmentierEnsemble
Pvt. Cy PerkinsNick Bush
Pvt. George PetrieBarker
Laura PierpontMrs. Gardner
Cpl. James PolackEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Jack Powell Jr.Paul Conway
Sgt. Jack ProctorEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. James RaffertyEnsemble
Choral Group
Sgt. Salvatore RandazzoEnsemble
Choral Group
Sgt. Edward ReardonSergeant Everett
Cpl. Earl ReddingEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Walter ReedJerry Ellison
Mrs. George ReevesEnsemble
Sgt. George ReevesLt. Thompson
Cpl. Don RichardsMark Walton
Choral Group
Pvt. Grant RichardsCaptain Elkton
Mrs. Carroll RiddleEnsemble
1st Lt. Carroll C. RiddleEnsemble
Pfc. Martin RittGleason
Mrs. Archie RobbinsEnsemble
Pvt. Archie RobbinsGlenn Barrows
Pfc. Robert RoseEnsemble
Pvt. Emanuel RosenbergEnsemble
Choral Group
Pfc. Anthony RossMr. Gardner
Pfc. Arthur RossEnsemble
Pvt. Henry RowlandCaptain Speer
Elsa RyanEnsemble
Pvt. Alfred RyderMilhauser
S/Sgt. Danny SchollAl Black
Choral Group
Pfc. David ScottEnsemble
Sgt. Wilbur SheibelsEnsemble
Choral Group
Pfc. Douglas SiboleEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Henry SlateSam Preston
Pvt. Jack SlateHarry Preston
Pvt. Dan StanleyEnsemble
Pvt. Robert StevensEnsemble
Choral Group
Mrs. Julian StockdaleEnsemble
Pvt. Julian StockdaleEnsemble
Mrs. Claude StroudEnsemble
Pvt. Claude StroudEnsemble
Mrs. Elliot SullivanEnsemble
Pvt. Elliot SullivanSergeant Casey
Cpl. Frederick SullivanEnsemble
Cpl. David SureckEnsemble
Pvt. Don TaylorDanny (Pinky) Scariano
Pfc. Forrest ThompsonEnsemble
Pfc. James ThompsonEnsemble
Pvt. John TyersCorporal Regan
Choral Group
Pfc. Kenneth UttEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Howard VanderbergEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. George WainwrightEnsemble
Choral Group
Cpl. Finley WalkerEnsemble
Choral Group
Laura WalkerEnsemble
Sgt. Fred WeisbergEnsemble
Choral Group
Sgt. Frank WhitmoreEnsemble
Choral Group
Pvt. Jack WilleyEnsemble
Mrs. Robert WilleyEnsemble
Sgt. Robert WilleyJim Gardner
Pvt. Jack WilliamsEnsemble
Cpl. Joseph WilliamsEnsemble
Choral Group
Sgt. Victor YoungLee
Sgt. Jerome ZimmermanEnsemble
music by David Rose
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Gee Mom, I Want to Go HomeAir Force Men
When the War Is Over
(music by Carmen Dragon; lyrics by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee)
Air Force Men
Mademoiselle from Armentieres (Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo)
(lyrics by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee)
Air Force Men
The Army Air Corps
(music by Robert Crawford; lyrics by Robert Crawford)
Air Force Men
Auld Lang SyneAir Force Men
ACT 2 Sung By
Pennsylvania Polka
(music by Lester Lee and Zeke Manners; lyrics by Lester Lee and Zeke Manners)
3 G.I. 'Andrews Sisters'
Chica Chica Boom Chic (from THAT NIGHT IN RIO film)
(music by Harry Warren; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
G.I. 'Carmen Miranda'
Silent Night
(music by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr; lyrics by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr)
A Corporal
Winged Victory
(lyrics by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr)
Air Force Men