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Mary Ellis

(1900—2003)

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After The Ball

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of Noël Coward’s lesser-known efforts, After The Ball marked the first occasion on which he adapted an established work - Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan - as the basis ...

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Arc De Triomphe

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Ivor Novello and Mary Ellis, two of the West End’s brightest stars of the 30s and 40s, were reunited in this show for the first time since The Dancing Years ...

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Carl Brisson

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B. Carl Pederson, 24 December 1895, Copenhagen, Denmark, d. 26 September 1958, Copenhagen, Denmark. A stylish and romantic singer, actor and dancer in the musical theatre and films, Brisson...

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Dancing Years

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Ivor Novello’s fourth musical play at Drury Lane, which opened on 23 March 1939, was considered to be his best work for the theatre to date. It was set initially ...

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Dennis King

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

(b. Coventry, 2 Nov. 1897; d. New York, 21 May 1971)

Actor and singer. After repertory work in England, he came to America in 1921 and was applauded for his ...

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Glamorous Night (film musical)

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When Ivor Novello’s hit show opened at the Drury Lane Theatre in London in 1935, critics were quick to compare its story of the king who is so infatuated with ...

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Glamorous Night (stage musical)

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In his first great stage musical hit, which opened at London’s Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on 2 May 1935, Ivor Novello discovered a way of setting before British audiences of ...

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Herbert Stothart

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1885–1949), composer.

The Milwaukee native wrote part or all of the scores for a dozen Broadway musicals in the 1920s. However, the most memorable songs to come from these shows...

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Music in the Air

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

This delightful musical comedy, with just a hint of operetta, and a score by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, opened at the Alvin Theatre in New York on 8 November ...

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Rose-Marie

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

After resolving to concentrate on an acting career in the legitimate theatre, former opera diva Mary Ellis was persuaded by producer Arthur Hammerstein - and his nephew Oscar Hammerstein IInull...

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