Bob Hope "BALLYHOO of 1932" Jeanne Aubert / Willie & Eugene Howard 1932 Playbill

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  • Sold Date: Aug 29, 2014
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This is a rare November 7th, 1932 playbill from the Original Broadway production of the LEWIS E. GENSLER, E. Y. HARBURG and NORMAN ANTHONY musical revue "BALLYHOO of 1932" at the Forty-Fourth Street Theatre in New York City. (The production opened September 6th, 1932 and ran for 95 performances.) ..... The musical starred WILLIE & EUGENE HOWARD and JEANNE AUBERT and featured LULU McCONNELL, BOB HOPE, VERA MARSHE, GLORIA GILBERT, TOM HARTY, DONALD STEWART, RALPH SANFORD, PAUL and GRACE HARTMAN (in their Broadway debuts), DRUCILLA STRAIN, JACK COOGAN and the ALBERTINA RASCH DANCERS ..... CREDITS: Music by LEWIS E. GENSLER; Lyrics by E. Y. "Yip" HARBURG ("Ziegfeld Follies of 1931", "Ballyhoo of 1932", "The Show Is On", "Hooray for What!", "Bloomer Girl", "Finian's Rainbow", "Flahooley", "Jamaica", "Darling of the Day" and the classic film score "The Wizard of Oz"); Book by NORMAN ANTHONY; Sets and Costumes designed by RUSSELL PATTERSON; Choreographed by BOBBY CONNOLLY; Book Directed by GUS SHY; Produced by BOBBY CONNOLLY, LEWIS E. GENSLER, NORMAN ANTHONY and RUSSELL PATTERSON ..... DETAILS: The 22 page playbill measures 7" X 9 1/2" inches and includes full production credits, cast list, scenes and musical numbers and wonderful vintage advertising, but no cast photos or bios ..... CONDITION: With the exception of a light vertical

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