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Lullaby of Broadway (26-Mar-1951)

Director: David Butler

Writer: Earl Baldwin

Musical Direction: Ray Heindorf

Producer: William Jacobs

Keywords: Musical Comedy, New York, Broadway

Doris Day is young singer/dancer Melinda Howard, abroad in Britain but returning home to surprise her mother, former Broadway star but unbeknownst to her daughter, now a washed-up cabaret singer prone to tipple. The present owner of her mother's former mansion, Adolph Hubbell, allows a charade to keep up appearances for the Melinda, who is also offered a role. Includes fantastic dance number on stairs, which Doris considered the most difficult of her career.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Florence Bates
15-Apr-1888 31-Jan-1954 The Moon and Sixpence
Doris Day
3-Apr-1924   The Man Who Knew Too Much
Billy De Wolfe
18-Feb-1907 5-Mar-1974 The Doris Day Show
Gladys George
13-Sep-1900 8-Dec-1954 Valiant Is the Word for Carrie
Gene Nelson
24-Mar-1920 16-Sep-1996 Oklahoma!
S. Z. Sakall
2-Feb-1884 12-Feb-1955 Casablanca


Doris Day   ...   Melinda Howard
Gene Nelson   ...   Tom Farnham
Also Starring
S. Z. Sakall   ...   Adolph Hubbell
Billy De Wolfe   ...   Lefty Mack
Gladys George   ...   Jessica Howard
Florence Bates   ...   Mrs. Hubbell
Anne Triola   ...   Gloria Davis
Hanley Stafford   ...   George Ferndel
Page Cavanaugh Trio   ...   Themselves
Carlo De Mattiazzi   ...   Dance Specialty
Constance De Mattiazzi   ...   Dance Specialty


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