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Earl Carroll's Vanities [1928]   

Earl Carroll Theatre, (8/06/1928 - 2/02/1929)
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Opening Date: Aug 06, 1928    
Closing Date: Feb 02, 1929 Total Performances: 200

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Description: A revue in two acts


Production Staff
Produced by Earl Carroll
Lyrics by Grace Henry; Music by Morris Hamilton; Book by W.C. Fields, Paul Gerard Smith, Joe Frisco, Robert T. Tarrant and Herman Meyer; Additional music by George Bagby, G. Romilli, Michael H. Cleary, George Whiting, Louis Alter, Mario Savino, Jesse Greer, Ernie Golden and Abner Silver; Musical Director: Ray Kavanaugh; Additional lyrics by Paul Jones, Ned Washington, Joe Burke, Raymond Klages, Ernie Golden, Jack LeSoir and Roy Doll
Directed by Earl Carroll; Assembled by Earl Carroll; Choreographed by Busby Berkeley; Staged by Edgar J. MacGregor; Machinery Ballet created and staged by the Marmein Sisters
Scenic Design by Hugh Willoughby; Costume Design by Mabel E. Johnston and William H. Matthews
Art and technical direction by Bernard Lohmuller
Cast
Fay Adler

Peggy Andre

Violet Arnold

Faith Bacon

Hazel Bailey

Barto & Mann

Bonnie Blackwood

Peggy Blake

Richard Bold

Lillian Bond

Ted Bradford

Dorothy Britton

Louise Brooks

Marian Carew

Ernest Charles

Catherine Clark

Elsie Connor

Frances Delacy

Gordon Dooley

Ray Dooley

W. C. Fields

Dorothea Frank

Joe Frisco

Edward Graham

Beryl Halley

Edyth Hansen

Marion Harke

Angeline Hassel

Rita Jason

Alyce Johnson

Naomi Johnson

Frances Joyce

Ruth Kent

Nelda Kincaid

Dorothy Knapp

Maurice Lapue

Vincent Lopez' Band

Polly Luce

Dorothy Lull

Brian MacDonald

Dana Merrill

Martha Morton

Jean Murray

Marion O'Day

Ruth Patterson

Peggy Purcell

Joey Ray

Lillian Roth

Blanche Satchell

Wanda Stevenson

Bobby Storey

Elizabeth Surran

Jean Tennyson

Katherine Vercelle

Louise Vercelle

Beryl Wallace

Florence Ward

Eileen Wenzel

Rose Wenzel

Diana White

Vivian Wilson

music by Morris Hamilton; lyrics by Grace Henry
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1
Say It With Girls
Pretty Girl
Garden of Beautiful Girls
(music by George Bagby and G. Romilli; lyrics by George Bagby and G. Romilli)
Tell Me Truly
The Dryad
Forever Mine
Pretty Girl (Reprise)
Rose of the World
Vaniteaser
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Paul Jones)
Getting (the) Beautiful Girls
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Ned Washington)
Raquel
(music by Joseph Burke; lyrics by George Whiting)
Raquel Tango
Tell Me Truley (Reprise)
(music by G. Romilli; lyrics by G. Romilli)
My Arms Are Open
(music by Michael H. Cleary; lyrics by Ned Washington)
Gliding Gondola
(music by George Bagby; lyrics by George Bagby)
Flutterby Baby
Blue Shadows
(music by Louis Alter; lyrics by Raymond Klages)
Blue Shadows (Reprise)
(music by Louis Alter; lyrics by Raymond Klages)
ACT 2
Wheels
Oh How That Man Can Love
(music by Herb Magidson and Lillian Roth; lyrics by Herb Magidson and Lillian Roth)
Watch My Baby Walk
(music by Peter DeRose; lyrics by Jo Trent)
Once in a Lifetime
(music by Jesse Greer; lyrics by Raymond Klages)
Gliding Gondola (Reprise)
(music by George Bagby; lyrics by George Bagby)
Painting a Vanities Girl
(music by Ernie Golden)