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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
Eddie Cantor
Erwin Trowbridge

Dancing Girl
Ray Arnett
E. J. Blunkall
Mr. Carver
Betty Boyce
Dancing Girl
Norma Brown
Dancing Girl
Audrey Christie
Pamela Clifford
Dancing Girl
June Clyde
Sally Trowbridge
Jimmy Corke
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
Clark Eggleston
Carle Erbele
John Ervin
The General
James Farrell
The Captain
Florence Foster
Singing Show Girl
Kate Friedlich
Dancing Girl
Chick Gagnon
Gloria Gilbert
Grace Gilren
Dancing Girl
Anne Graham
Singing Show Girl
Arthur Grahl
Linda Griffeth
Singing Show Girl
Miriam Gwinn
Singing Show Girl
Ray Harrison
Doug Hawkins
Quartet Member
Mitzi Haynes
Dancing Girl
Peggy Ann Holmes
Dancing Girl
Virginia Howe
Dancing Girl
Helene Hudson
Singing Show Girl
Dick Irving
Adele Jergens
Singing Show Girl
Bill Johnson
Ray Johnson
Adele Jurgens
Singing Show Girl
Doris Kent
Singing Show Girl
George Lovesee
Quartet Member
Lynn, Royce, and Vanya
Dancing Trio
Lynn Malone
Rayford Malone
Joseph Malvin
Remi Martell
Ray Mayer
Morton Mayo
"Banjo Eyes"
Virginia Mayo
Girl with "Banjo Eyes"
John McCord
Jack Nagle
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.
Puddy Smith
Dancing Girl
Lionel Stander
Jacqueline Susann
Miss Clark
Shirl Thomas
Singing Show Girl
Marie Vanneman
Dancing Girl
Mimi Walthers
Dancing Girl
Ray Weamer
Evelyn Weiss
Dancing Girl
Audrey Westphal
Dancing Girl
Tommy Wonder
Margie Young
Dancing Girl
music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by John La Touche
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung 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 2 Sung 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