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A Connecticut Yankee

Title
A Connecticut Yankee [sound recording] / music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Lorenz Hart ; directed by Max Liebman.
Author
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Publication
Beverly Hills, Calif. : AEI, p1996.

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Additional Authors
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
  • Fields, Herbert, 1897-1958.
  • Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943.
  • Albert, Eddie.
  • Blair, Janet.
  • Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969.
  • Sherwood, Gale.
  • Elliott, Leonard.
  • Conte, John.
  • Dennis, Beverlee.
  • Sandford, Charles.
Description
1 sound disc : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Connecticut Yankee. Selections
Alternative Title
Connecticut Yankee.
Subject
Note
  • A musical comedy in 2 acts, with 5 scenes, a prologue and an epilogue.
  • Book by Herbert Fields. Based on Mark Twain's novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court".
  • "A Connecticut Yankee" opened Nov. 3, 1927, Vanderbilt Theatre, New York, NY; closed Oct. 27, 1928, after 421 performances.
  • The revival of "A Connecticut Yankee" opened Nov. 17, 1943, Martin Beck Theatre, New York, NY; closed Mar. 11, 1944, after 135 performances.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes and synopsis by Stanley Green ([6] p. : ill., photos.) inserted in container.
Performer (note)
  • Eddie Albert (Capt. Martin Barrett, U.S.N., (later) The Yankee) ; Janet Blair (Corp. Alice Courtleigh, W.A.C., (later) The Demoiselle Alisande) ; Boris Karloff (Adm. Arthur K. Arthur, U.S.N., (later) King Arthur) ; Gale Sherwood (Fay Merrill, W.A.V.E., (later) Queen Morgan La Fay) ; Leonard Elliot[t] (Judge Thurston Merril, (later) Merlin, the magician) ; John Conte (Sir Kay the Seneschal) ; Beverlee Dennis (Mistress Evelyn la Rondelle) ; supporting cast & musicians ; Charles Sandford, conductor.
Event (note)
  • Recorded Dec. 3, 1955.
Contents
  • The prologue: Introduction ; A toast ; This is my night to howl ; My heart stood still.
  • Act 1. Thou swell -- At the round table -- On a desert island with thee -- To keep my love alive -- Act one finale: Rise and shine (hibbedy bibbedy) -- Entr'acte.
  • Act 2. Entr'acte -- Ye lunchtime follies -- Can't you do a friend a favor? -- I feel at home with you -- You always love the same girl -- An entertainment -- The Camelot samba.
  • The epilogue: Finale ; Playout music ; My heart stood still.
Call Number
*LDC 18658 (F)
LCCN
765911004324
OCLC
39000519
Author
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Title
A Connecticut Yankee [sound recording] / music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Lorenz Hart ; directed by Max Liebman.
Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : AEI, p1996.
Cast
Eddie Albert (Capt. Martin Barrett, U.S.N., (later) The Yankee) ; Janet Blair (Corp. Alice Courtleigh, W.A.C., (later) The Demoiselle Alisande) ; Boris Karloff (Adm. Arthur K. Arthur, U.S.N., (later) King Arthur) ; Gale Sherwood (Fay Merrill, W.A.V.E., (later) Queen Morgan La Fay) ; Leonard Elliot[t] (Judge Thurston Merril, (later) Merlin, the magician) ; John Conte (Sir Kay the Seneschal) ; Beverlee Dennis (Mistress Evelyn la Rondelle) ; supporting cast & musicians ; Charles Sandford, conductor.
Event
Recorded Dec. 3, 1955.
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Added Author
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.
Fields, Herbert, 1897-1958. Librettist
Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943. Lyricist
Albert, Eddie. voc
Blair, Janet. voc
Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969. voc
Sherwood, Gale. voc
Elliott, Leonard. voc
Conte, John. voc
Dennis, Beverlee. voc
Sandford, Charles. Conductor
Other Standard Identifier
765911004324
Publisher No.
AEI-CD 043 AEI
Research Call Number
*LDC 18658 (F) Program notes and synopsis on file.
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