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  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • Roberta (1933). Musical revue. Music by Jerome Kern. Book by Otto A. Harbach. Based on the novel "Gowns by Roberta" by Alice Duer Miller. Lyrics by Otto A. Harbach. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle. Scenic Design by Clark Robinson. Gowns Designed by Madame Tafel. Furs Designed by Max Koch. Costume Design by Kiviette. Uncredited Lighting Design by Hassard Short. Choreographed by 'Jose Limon'. Uncredited Director: Hassard Short. New Amsterdam Theatre: 18 Nov 1933- 21 Jul 1934 (295 performances). Cast: Barbara Adams, Ray Adams, Berenice Alaire, Leon Alton, Michael Alvarez, Dorothy Atkins, Bob Barrett, Elsie Behrens, Norma Butler, Sally Bynum, The California Collegians (as "Huckleberry Haines Orchestra"), Phyllis Cameron, Barbara Child, Bobette Christine, Florence Chumbecos, Aida Conkey, Lola De Lille, George Djimos, Bert Doughty, Jack Douglas, Rene Du Plessis (as "California Collegian"), Jane Evans, Rose Gale, Bob Gray, Helen Gray, Sydney Greenstreet (as "Lord Henry Delves, the Friend of Roberta"), William Hain, Bunny Hallow, Ruth Hamilton, Vernon Hammer, Buddy Hertelle, Bob Hope (as "Huckleberry Haines, the Crooner"), Ed Jerome, Edna Johnson, Alan Jones (as "California Collegian"), Lillian Lamonte, Dorothy Lane, Catherine Laughlin, Fred MacMurray (as "California Collegian"), Ray Middleton (as "John Kent, the Fullback"), Evelyn Monte, Herb Montei, John Muccio, George Murphy (as "Billy Boyden, the Hoofer"), Nayan Pearce, John Peters, Carole Renwick, Lyda Roberti (as "Mme. Nunez/Clementina Scharwenka, the Star Customer"), Josephine Roberts, Marion Ross (as "Mme. Grandet, the Fitter"), Jim Ryan, Tania Sania, Stanislaw Sarmatoff, Ruth Shaw, Gretchen Sherman, Tamara, Fay Templeton (as "Aunt Minnie/Trade Name, Roberta/the Modiste"), William Torpey, Rosalie Trego, Mavis Walsh, Sandra Walters, Clara Waring, Virginia Whitmore, Barbara Williams, Lou Wood, Neil Wood. Produced by Max Gordon.
  • Pardon My English (1933). Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Book by Herbert Fields. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Earl Busby. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett, William Daly and Adolph Deutsch. Scenic Design by John Wenger. Costume Design by Robert Ten Eyck. Production staged by Vinton Freedley. Musical numbers staged by George Hale. Book directed by John McGowan. Majestic Theatre: 20 Jan 1933- 25 Feb 1933 (43 performances). Cast: Albert Amato, Eugene Ashley, Alex Atzenbeck, Peggy Bancroft, Jack Barrett, Rosil Benda, Tony Blair, Gene Brady, Lauretta Bruns, Thomas Burke, Clare Carter, Jack Carver, Marie Clyde, Don Cortez, John Cortez, Gordon Cross, Norman Curtis, Maxine Darrell, Jack Davis, Vance Elliott, Eva Farrell, Mildred Fenton, Dorothea Frank, Mack Gassl, Joe Gerhei, George Givot (as "Michael Bramleigh"), Irving Green, Harry Griffin, Cliff Hall, Betty Hamilton, Helen Hannan, Kal Hansen, Marion Harcke, Raymond Hitchkock, Meredith Howard, Virginia Howard, Josephine Huston, Joe Kaye, Irene Kelly, Hans Kiendl, Irene Kimmel, Meta Korbett, Tom Lannon, William Lilling, Ruth Marshal, Elsie Neal, Edith Nelson, Marion Nevins, Barbara Newberry, Marion Newberry, Jacqueline Paige, Myrtle Patterson, Jack Pearl, John Perkins, Gloria Pierre, Carl Randall, Lyda Roberti (as "Gita"), Wilma Roeloff, Kenneth Rogers, Eddie Ryan, Max Seidl, Billie Seward, Eleanor Shaler, Harry Shannon [credited as Harry T. Shannon], George Shields, Barbara Smith, Gerald Oliver Smith, Robert Spencer, Harold Sternberg, Cynthia Thompson, Jimmy Thompson, Beau Tilden (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Ruth Urban, Efin Vitis, Joe Wagner. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.
  • You Said It (1931). Musical comedy. Music by Harold Arlen. Book by Jack Yellen and Sid Silvers. Lyrics by Jack Yellen. Musical Director: Louis Gress. Music orchestrated by Howard Jackson. Special music effects by Fred Waring. Vocal arrangements by Charles Henderson. Choreographed by Daniel Dare. Directed by John Harwood. Chanin's 46th Street Theatre: 19 Jan 1931- 4 Jul 1931 (192 performances). Cast: Benny Baker, Jack Barnes, Peggy Bernier, Clark Bremmer, William Broder, Kendall Capps, Alyce Chapelle, Patsy Clair, Hughie Clarke, Ray Clarke, Dorcas Cochran (as "Ensemble"), Yorke Coplen, Leslie Cornell, Bryan Davis, Martin Dennis, Allan D'Sylva, John T. Dwyer (as "Nicholas Holloway"), Ed Ellington, John Elliott, Ralph Erwin, Victor Etheridge, Marjorie Fisher, Archie Ford, Oscar Grogan, George Haggerty, Vernon Hammer, Jack Harcourt, Joan Harley, Lou Holtz (as "Pinkie Pincus"), Rita Horgan, Doris Jay, Agatha Johann, Florence Johnson, Mary Lawlor (as "Helen Holloway"), Eileen Leahy, Billie Leonard, Dixie Lester, Gertrude Lindle, Mary Joan Martin, Betty McNulty, Tommy Miller, Harry Moore, Victor Munro, Betty Nylander, Emmett O'Brien, Peggy O'Day, Walter Petrie, Virginia Renaud, Lyda Roberti (as "Fanny") [Broadway debut], J. Francis Robertson, Mildred Rye, Paula Sands, Robert Shafer, Jules Shear, Henry Slate, Jack Slate, Syd Slate, Stanley Smith, Kay Smythe, Al Stafford, Steward Steppler, Dorothy Stewart, Betty Sundmark, Helen Travers, Renee Vilon, Jae Voll, John Walsh, Patricia Whitney. Produced by Jack Yellen and Mr. Holtz.

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