HIGH BUTTON SHOES PLAY CAST - INSCRIBED PROGRAM SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: JEROME ROBBINS, EDDIE FOY JR., AUDREY MEADOWS, JACK WHITING, FRANK HYERS, ELLEN HANLEY, HARRY FLEER, KEVIN JOE JONSON - HFSID 324042
HIGH BUTTON SHOES PLAY CAST Souvenir program for the 1948 run of High Button Shoes, signed by stars Eddie Foy, Jr., Frankie Hyers, Ellen Hanley, among 14 others. Extremely rare! Inscribed
Sale Price $414.00
HIGH BUTTON SHOES PLAY CAST
Souvenir program for the 1948 run of High Button Shoes, signed by stars Eddie Foy, Jr., Frankie Hyers, Ellen Hanley, among 14 others. Extremely rare!
Inscribed program signed: "To Violet/Eddie Foy", "To/Violet/Sincerely/Jack Whiting", "Audrey Meadows", "To Violet/Best Wishes/Ellen Hanley", "To Violet/Frankie Hyers", "To Violet:/Best wishes/Harry Fleer", "Best/Always/To/Violet/Kevin/Joe/Jonson", "J Robbins", 16 pages, 8¾x11¾. These signers, while present, have no information available: "To Violet/Best Luck/Robert Claire", "Virgil Rittenhouse", "To Violet/Anne Romaine", "To Violet/Best Luck/Kay Lewis", "To Violet/The Best/Virginia/Village", "To Violet/Benny Valenzuela", "To Violet Ray Kirchner", "Chrisselle Mellers", "To Violet/Ray Hammersman". The musical High Button Shoes, written by Stephen Longstreet and George Abbott (with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Sammy Cahn), debuted in 1947 on Broadway. Winning a Tony Award for it's choreography by JEROME ROBBINS, the play ran for 727 performances between 1947 and 1949 before switching to a national tour. This production, likely in the fall of 1948, starred EDDIE FOY, JR. as con-man Harrison Floy, FRANKIE HYERS as shill Mr. Pontdue, and ELLEN HANLEY as the young Fran. The play has seen performances in London's Wes End, and was televised in 1956 on NBC. Light surface creases. Corners and edges slightly worn and creased. Lightly soiled. Lightly toned on cover and inner pages. Some signatures smeared or damaged. Otherwise, fine condition.
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