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Ziegfeld Follies of 1931   

 
Ziegfeld Theatre, (7/01/1931 - 11/21/1931)
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Opening Date: Jul 01, 1931    
Closing Date: Nov 21, 1931 Total Performances: 165

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway



Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Sketches by Mark Hellinger, J.P. Murray and Gene Buck; Lyrics by Gene Buck, Joseph McCarthy, Charles Farrell, Mack Gordon, J.P. Murray, Barry Trivers, E.Y. Harburg, Jack Norworth and Noël Coward; Music by Harry Revel, Ben Oakland, Dave Stamper, Dimitri Tiomkin, Noël Coward, Nora Bayes, James Monaco, Chick Endor, Walter Donaldson, Jay Gorney and Hugo Riesenfeld; Music for "Pink Lady Waltz" by Ivan Caryll; Music for "(Shine On) Harvent Moon" by Jack Norworth; Music for "(Who Paid the Rent for Mrs.) Rip Van Winkle" by Alfred Bryan; Lyrics for "(Who Paid the Rent for Mrs.) Rip Van Winkle" by Fred Fisher; Music for "You Made Me Love You" Dance by Mack Gordon; Lyrics for "I'm With You" by Walter Donaldson; Musical Director: Oscar Bradley; Music orchestrated by Maurice De Packh, Will Vodery, Howard Jackson and Joe Jordan; Featuring songs by Powell and Stevens
Assembled by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.; Staged by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and Gene Buck; Dialogue staged by Edward Clarke Lilley; Dances staged by Bobby Connolly and Albertina Rasch
Scenic Design by Joseph Urban; Costume Design by John Harkrider
Cast
Iris AdrianDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Albertina Rasch Dancers"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
"Fandango -- Bolero" Dancer
"Illusion in White" Dancer
Thomas AraceBell Hop
Grand Hotel
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Jack ArthurGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Jean AudreeGirl
Faith Bacon"Opening" Performer
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
"Clinching the Sale" Performer
Whisk Broom
Clinching the Sale
Robert BaldwinWaiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Virginia BethelAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Virginia BiddleDancer
You Made Me Love You
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Girl
Ethel BordenReception to Hostess
Broadway Reverie
Mildred BorstDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Frank BrittonFrank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Milt BrittonFrank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Jack BrunsCapone's Man
Grand Hotel
First Waiter
Broadway Reverie
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
John W. BubblesRumba
The Africans Had a Word For It
Buck & Bubbles"In Harlem" Performer
Joan BurgessGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Katherine BurkeFloor Broom
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Alice BurrageGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Arthur Campbell"Heckler"
You Made Me Love You
"Mailu" Performer
Tito CarolFrank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Gordon CarperWaiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Albert CarrollImpressionist
Jackie Jean
You Made Me Love You
Helen CarsonAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Emmita CasanovaGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Catherine ClarkGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
The Collette Sisters"Sunny Southern Smile" Dancer
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Billie CortezDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Dorothy DellMiss Universe in "You Made Me Love You"
"Was I (Drunk)" Performer
Netta DeuschateauMiss Universe in "Broadway Reverie"
Dorothy DodgeGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
David DrolletDiamond Jim Brady
Broadway Reverie
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Betty DumbrisGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Marguerite DurandAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Marguerite EiseleAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Georgia EllisGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Kay EnglishHazel Dawn
Broadway Reverie
"Pink Lady Waltz" Performer
Caja EricGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Clayton EstesAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Ruth EttingNora Bayes
Broadway Reverie
"(Shine On) Harvest Moon" Performer
Cigarette Girl
You Made Me Love You
"Cigarettes, Cigars" Performer
Lena
The Picture Bride
Dorothy FloodGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Girl
Rosa FromsonDuster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Rose GaleAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Gladys GladThe Follies Girl of 1931
Bring on the Follies Girls
The Queen
Tom Tom Dance
Beautiful White Goddess
The Africans Had a Word For It
Gene GoryFrank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Joe Eppes
Victim of the Talkies
Yvonne GreyGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
John GurneyElevator Attendant
Grand Hotel
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Paul GursdorffWaiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Cliff HallHead Waiter
Broadway Reverie
Hotel Room Clerk
Grand Hotel
First Gangster Leader
You Made Me Love You
"In Dutch" Performer
Cassie HanleyDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Helen HannanDuster
Clinching the Sale
Maid
Victim of the Talkies
Girl
Pearl HarrisDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Eunice HolmesGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Jean HowardGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Billy HughesButch
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Russell JohnsCapone's Man
Grand Hotel
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Tom KendallWaiter
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
George LamarCaptain
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Romney Renaldo
Victim of the Talkies
Boy
Frank LangCapone's Man
Grand Hotel
Waiter
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Hal Le RoyAlphonso Smith
Grand Hotel
"Sunny Southern Smile" Dancer
Hal Jackson
Broadway Reverie
"Changing of the Guards" Dancer
Milton Le Roy"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Marjorie LevoeGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Scrubbing Brush
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Boots Mallory"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Bath Brush
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Christine MapleGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Herschel Martin"Stooge" Bellhop
Grand Hotel
Second Waiter
Broadway Reverie
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Mitzi MayfairDancer
You Made Me Love You
"Dance Away the Night" Dancer
"Changing of the Guards" Dancer
Lorelle McCarverGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Ernest McChesneyGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Frank McCormackGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Boy
Dennis McCurtinGangster
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Marjorie McLaughlinAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Olive McLayDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Frieda MierseLillian Russell
Broadway Reverie
Girl
Vera MiltonDancer
You Made Me Love You
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Grace MooreGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Finger Brush
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Jim MooreHead Captain
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Helen MorganPolly Adlervitch
Grand Hotel
"Half-Caste Woman" Performer
"I'm With You" Performer"
Louella
Victim of the Talkies
John Daly MurphyDoctor Crechsen
Grand Hotel
A Drunk
You Made Me Love You
Dorissa NelovaAlbertina Rasch Dancer
Pat O'DayDuster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Pearl OsgoodPerformer
Earl OxfordMorosco
Grand Hotel
"Sunny Southern Smile" Performer
Jack Norworth
Broadway Reverie
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Anne Lee PattersonMiss U.S.
Broadway Reverie
Ruth PattersonGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Jack PearlJulius McQuiff
Victim of the Talkies
Cecil B. Goldwarner
Grand Hotel
Sam Bernard
Broadway Reverie
"(Who Paid...) Rip Van Winkle" Performer
"In Dutch" Performer
Judge Crater Horn
The Africans Had a Word For It
Amiel Spiegal
The Picture Bride
Vivian PorterDuster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Betty RealDancer
You Made Me Love You
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Mary Alice RiceDuster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Harry Richman"Help Yourself to Happiness" Performer
Baron Al Capone
Grand Hotel
Frank Jordon
Broadway Reverie
Al Jolson
Broadway Reverie
"You Made Me Love You" Performer
"I'm With You" Performer"
"Doing the New York" Performer
"Clinching the Sale" Performer
Ravioli
The Africans Had a Word For It
Bernice RobertsDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
William RoyalCapone's Man
Grand Hotel
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
A. SamishBell Hop
Grand Hotel
Blanche SatchellGuest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Billie SewardGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Floor Mop
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Barbara SmithDancer
You Made Me Love You
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Conrad SparinDoorman
Grand Hotel
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Marie StevensGirl
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Leonard StokesBeigle
Grand Hotel
Jack Williams
Broadway Reverie
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Lena ThomasMiss Memphis
Broadway Reverie
Joseph Toner"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Second Gangster Leader
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Sunny TrowbridgeDancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Robert WalkerGangster
You Made Me Love You
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Helen WalshGuest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Eileen Wenzel"Brinkley Girl"
Broadway Reverie
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Girl
Robert WhiteWaiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
music by Dave Stamper; lyrics by Gene Buck
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1
Bring on the Follies Girls
Help Yourself to Happiness
(music by Harry Revel; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
Sunny Southern Smile
(music by Harry Revel; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
Fandango-Bolero
(music by Dimitri Tiomkin; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
Half-Caste Woman
(music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward)
Broadway Reverie
Pink Lady Waltz (from The Pink Lady)
(music by Ivan Caryll)
(Shine On) Harvest Moon (from Ziegfeld Follies of 1908)
(music by Jack Norworth and Nora Bayes; lyrics by Jack Norworth)
You Made Me Love You
(music by James V. Monaco; lyrics by Joseph McCarthy)
Was I (Drunk)
(music by Chick Endor; lyrics by Charles Farrell)
Cigarettes, Cigars
(music by Harry Revel; lyrics by Mack Gordon)
I'm With You
(music by Walter Donaldson; lyrics by Walter Donaldson)
Doing the New York
(music by Ben Oakland; lyrics by J.P. Murray and Barry Trivers)
ACT 2
Legend of the Islands
(music by Powell and Stevens; lyrics by Powell and Stevens)
Clinching the Sale
(music by Ben Oakland; lyrics by J.P. Murray and Barry Trivers)
Dance Away the Night
(lyrics by J.P. Murray and Barry Trivers)
Mailu
(music by Jay Gorney; lyrics by J.P. Murray and Barry Trivers)
Changing of the Guards
(music by Ben Oakland; lyrics by J.P. Murray and Barry Trivers)
Victim of the Talkies
(music by Ben Oakland; lyrics by Barry Trivers and J.P. Murray)
Illusion in White
(music by Dimitri Tiomkin; lyrics by Barry Trivers and J.P. Murray)
Help Yourself to Happiness (Reprise)