IT'S ABOUT TIME PLAY CAST - INSCRIBED SHOW BILL SIGNED CIRCA 1951 CO-SIGNED BY: MURRAY MATHESON, HERMIONE GINGOLD, JENNY LOU LAW, PETER HAMILTON, LEE MURRAY, BILL SHIRLEY, VERA LEE, ROBERT GALLAGHER - HFSID 258942
IT'S ABOUT TIME PLAY CAST: HERMIONE GINGOLD, MURRAY MATHESON, PETER HAMILTON, JENNY LOU LAW, LEE MURRAY, BILL SHIRLEY, VERA LEE and ROBERT GALLAGHER Eight actors from the play It's About Time sign a show bill.
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IT'S ABOUT TIME PLAY CAST: HERMIONE GINGOLD, MURRAY MATHESON, PETER HAMILTON, JENNY LOU LAW, LEE MURRAY, BILL SHIRLEY, VERA LEE and ROBERT GALLAGHER
Eight actors from the play It's About Time sign a show bill.
Show Bill inscribed and signed: on cover "To Howard/Hermione Gingold", "Murray Matheson", "Peter Hamilton", "Jenny Lou Law", and on cast page "Lee Murray", "Bill Shirley", "Vera Lee" and "Robert/Gallagher", 12p, 6¼x9¼. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Week of March 14, 1951. Pre-Broadway performance of It's About Time, starring Hermione Gingold in her American debut. An English Shakespearean actress who shifted focus in mid-career to stage and film musical comedy, GINGOLD (1897-1987) won a Golden Globe award as Best Supporting Actress for Gigi (1958) and was nominated for another for The Music Man (1962). She was nominated for a Tony for A Little Night Music (1973), reprising the role in the 1977 film. Although none of the other signers is famous, most appeared on Broadway, TV and or feature films. Australian MATHESON (1912-1985) appeared on Broadway and in feature films, notably Botany Bay (1953) and Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1957). He had a recurring role as a bookstore owner in the TV series Banacek (1972). HAMILTON, who choreographed this work, also worked in Broadway musicals, including Angels in the Wings (1947-1948). MURRAY had some minor roles in major films, playing a winged monkey in The Wizard of Oz and a drummer boy in Gone With the Wind (both 1939) and a jockey in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1958). SHIRLEY starred as Stephen Foster in the film musical I Dream of Jeanne (1952) and supplied the voice of Prince Charming in Disney's Sleeping Beauty (1959). LEE danced in Can-Can (1955) and other Broadway musicals of that decade. Cover is slightly smaller than inside pages. Slightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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