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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 Adrian
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Albertina Rasch Dancers
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
"Fandango -- Bolero" Dancer
"Illusion in White" Dancer
Thomas Arace
Bell Hop
Grand Hotel
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Jack Arthur
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Jean Audree
Girl
Faith Bacon
"Opening" Performer
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
"Clinching the Sale" Performer
Whisk Broom
Clinching the Sale
Robert Baldwin
Waiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Virginia Bethel
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Virginia Biddle
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Girl
Ethel Borden
Reception to Hostess
Broadway Reverie
Mildred Borst
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Frank Britton
Frank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Milt Britton
Frank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Jack Bruns
Capone's Man
Grand Hotel
First Waiter
Broadway Reverie
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
John W. Bubbles
Rumba
The Africans Had a Word For It
Buck & Bubbles
"In Harlem" Performer
Joan Burgess
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Katherine Burke
Floor Broom
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Alice Burrage
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Arthur Campbell
"Heckler"
You Made Me Love You
"Mailu" Performer
Tito Carol
Frank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Gordon Carper
Waiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Albert Carroll
Impressionist
Jackie Jean
You Made Me Love You
Helen Carson
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Emmita Casanova
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Catherine Clark
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
The Collette Sisters
"Sunny Southern Smile" Dancer
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Billie Cortez
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Dorothy Dell
Miss Universe in "You Made Me Love You"
"Was I (Drunk)" Performer
Netta Deuschateau
Miss Universe in "Broadway Reverie"
Dorothy Dodge
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
David Drollet
Diamond Jim Brady
Broadway Reverie
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Betty Dumbris
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Marguerite Durand
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Marguerite Eisele
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Georgia Ellis
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Kay English
Hazel Dawn
Broadway Reverie
"Pink Lady Waltz" Performer
Caja Eric
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Clayton Estes
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Ruth Etting
Nora Bayes
Broadway Reverie
"(Shine On) Harvest Moon" Performer
Cigarette Girl
You Made Me Love You
"Cigarettes, Cigars" Performer
Lena
The Picture Bride
Dorothy Flood
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Girl
Rosa Fromson
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Rose Gale
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Gladys Glad
The 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 Gory
Frank and Milt Britton and Their "Gang"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Joe Eppes
Victim of the Talkies
Yvonne Grey
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
John Gurney
Elevator Attendant
Grand Hotel
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Paul Gursdorff
Waiter
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Cliff Hall
Head Waiter
Broadway Reverie
Hotel Room Clerk
Grand Hotel
First Gangster Leader
You Made Me Love You
"In Dutch" Performer
Cassie Hanley
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Helen Hannan
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Maid
Victim of the Talkies
Girl
Pearl Harris
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Eunice Holmes
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Jean Howard
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Billy Hughes
Butch
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Russell Johns
Capone's Man
Grand Hotel
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Tom Kendall
Waiter
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
George Lamar
Captain
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Romney Renaldo
Victim of the Talkies
Boy
Frank Lang
Capone's Man
Grand Hotel
Waiter
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
Boy
Hal Le Roy
Alphonso 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 Levoe
Guest 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 Maple
Guest 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 Mayfair
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
"Dance Away the Night" Dancer
"Changing of the Guards" Dancer
Lorelle McCarver
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Girl
Ernest McChesney
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Frank McCormack
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Boy
Dennis McCurtin
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Marjorie McLaughlin
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Olive McLay
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Frieda Mierse
Lillian Russell
Broadway Reverie
Girl
Vera Milton
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Grace Moore
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
"Tom Tom Dance" Dancer
Finger Brush
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Jim Moore
Head Captain
You Made Me Love You
Boy
Helen Morgan
Polly Adlervitch
Grand Hotel
"Half-Caste Woman" Performer
"I'm With You" Performer"
Louella
Victim of the Talkies
John Daly Murphy
Doctor Crechsen
Grand Hotel
A Drunk
You Made Me Love You
Dorissa Nelova
Albertina Rasch Dancer
Pat O'Day
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Pearl Osgood
Performer
Earl Oxford
Morosco
Grand Hotel
"Sunny Southern Smile" Performer
Jack Norworth
Broadway Reverie
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Anne Lee Patterson
Miss U.S.
Broadway Reverie
Ruth Patterson
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Jack Pearl
Julius 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 Porter
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Betty Real
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Mary Alice Rice
Duster
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 Roberts
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
William Royal
Capone's Man
Grand Hotel
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
A. Samish
Bell Hop
Grand Hotel
Blanche Satchell
Guest in "Broadway Reverie"
Girl
Billie Seward
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Floor Mop
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Barbara Smith
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Duster
Clinching the Sale
Girl
Conrad Sparin
Doorman
Grand Hotel
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Marie Stevens
Girl
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
Leonard Stokes
Beigle
Grand Hotel
Jack Williams
Broadway Reverie
"Legend of the Islands" Performer
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Lena Thomas
Miss 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 Trowbridge
Dancer
You Made Me Love You
Girl
Robert Walker
Gangster
You Made Me Love You
Guest in "You Made Me Love You"
"Changing of the Guards" Performer
Boy
Helen Walsh
Guest 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 White
Waiter
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)
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
Clinching the Sale
(music by Ben Oakland; lyrics by J.P. Murray and Barry Trivers)
Dance Away the Night
Mailu
(music by Jay Gorney)
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)
Help Yourself to Happiness (Reprise)