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MUSICALS - 1920s and 1930s

Musicals: 1920s

1926: QUEEN HIGH - Gensler and De Sylva (Queen's)
Sonnie Hale, Joyce Barbour, Anita Elson, Frank Masters, A W Baskomb, Joseph Coyne; prod:Edgar MacGregor [12pp, 7.2x9.75; cast, credits, programme of musical numbers etc.; photos of Miss Barbour and Miss Elson ("Why we use two creams"); slightly rumpled and faded, else VG] £4

1926: ROSE-MARIE - Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart, Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein 2nd (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
John Dunsmure, Clarice Hardwicke, Percy Parsons, Brian Gilmour, Michael Cole, Ruby Morriss, Billy Merson, Derek Oldham, Edith Day, Marjorie Chard, George Spelvin; dir:Felix Edwardes [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, list of the 80-strong chorus (including Frances Day), credits etc.; 2 pages of production photos, 3 cast portraits; minor tear to cover, else VG] £4

1929 (Aug): BITTER SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Claude Farrow, Dorothy Bond, William Harn, Billy Milton, Peggy Wood, Alan Napier, George Metaxa, Ivy St Helier, Isla Bevan, Austin Trevor, Robert Newton, Nancy Bevill, Maureen Moore, Arthur Alexander [5.5x8.5, 20pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, credits etc.; staples rusting but secure] £4

1929 (Sep): BITTER SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Peggy Wood, George Metaxa, Ivy St.Helier [5.5x8.5; 28pp; w.8 production photos; centre pages loose, tear on back page] £3

Musicals: 1930

1930 (March): BITTER SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Peggy Wood, George Metaxa, Ivy St.Helier [5.5x8.5; 28pp; w.12 production photos; centre pages loose, minor edge tears, else VG] £4

1930 (June): BITTER SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Peggy Wood, George Metaxa, Ivy St.Helier [5.5x8.5; 24pp; w.10 production photos; good; staples rusted and pages loose] £4

Musicals: 1931

1931: MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE - Andre Messager (Daly's)
Raymond Newell, Barbara Pett-Fraser, Darroll Richards, Robert Hillman [5.5x8.4, 16pp; 4 photos; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers; staples rusted, minor edge damage, slightly grubby] £3

Musicals: 1932

1932: MISS HOOK OF HOLLAND - Paul A Rubens, Austen Hurgon (Daly's)
Mark Lester, Jean Colin, Jenny Dean, Harold Kimberley; produced by Frederick G. Lloyd [12pp, 5.5x8.5; 4 cast photos; cast list, synopsis of scenes, musical numbers etc.; date on cover (4.4.32), slightly grubby, staples rusty, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1932: SAN TOY - Sidney Jones, Edward Morton, Harry Greenbank, Adrian Ross, Lionel Monckton (Daly's)
Jean Colin, Frederic Bentley, Rita Page, Donald Mather, Leo Sheffield; produced by Frederick G. Lloyd [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, musical numbers, credits etc.; photographic cover, 4 cast photos; date on cover (18.3.32), slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

Musicals: 1933

1933 (Jan): THE DUBARRY - Karl Millocker, Theo Makeben, Bernard Grun, Eric Maschwitz, Paul Knelper and J Welleminsky, Rowland Leigh (Streatham Hill Theatre)
Binnie Hale, Claude Saunders, Raymond Huntley; dir:Felix Edwardes [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, list of scenes and musical numbers; a packed programme!; slightly rumpled w.a few marks, else VG] £3

1933: JOLLY ROGER - Walter Leigh, Scobie Mackenzie, V C Clinton-Baddeley (Lyceum)
Gavin Gordon, Arthur Rigby, Victor Orsini, George Robey, Scott Russell, Norman Greene, Cecil Musk, Leslie Holland, Edmund Nash, Alexander Franks, Muriel Angelus, Sara Allgood, Charlotte Leigh, Joan Collier, Cecily Nicks; dir:William Mollison [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, programme of music, 7 company photos; slightly rumpled, light vertical bend, else VG] £3

Musicals: 1934
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Musicals: 1935

1935: 1066 AND ALL THAT - Alfred Reynolds, Reginald Arkell, W C Sellar, R J Yeatman (Strand)
Clarice Hardwicke, Naunton Wayne, Charles Heslop, Hugh E Wright, Josephine Wilson, Brenda Bruce, Laidman Browne, Warren Jenkins, Jack Train [5.5x8.5, 28pp Magazine Programme No.1059; w.4 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1935: PLEASE TEACHER! - Jack Waller, Joseph Tunbridge, R P Weston and Bert Lee, K R G Browne (London Hippodrome)
Bobby Howes, Sepha Treble [5.5x8.5, 28pp; w.12 photos; excellent - November 1935 written cover] £5

1935 (May): TWENTY TO ONE - Billy Mayerl, Louis Arthur Rose (Streatham Hill Theatre)
Lupino Lane, Leo Sheffield, Renee Reel, Barry Lupino [24pp, 5.4x8.5; packed magazine programme w.cast, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1935: GLAMOROUS NIGHT - Ivor Novello, Christopher Hassall (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
Gwen Floyd, Harvey Braban, Ivor Novello, Muriel Barron, Clifford Heatherley, Sylvia Robin, Bettie Bucknelle, Selwyn Morgan, Marie Greenhouse, Trefor Jones, Minnie Rayner, Mary Ellis, Barry Jones, Peter Graves, Lyn Harding, John Gatrell, Blake Gifford, Olive Gilbert, Victor Boggetti, Elisabeth Welch, Rudolf Brant, Olwen Brookes, Beryl Norman; dir:Leontine Sagan [32pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, list of musical numbers, list of the 55-strong chorus, list of dancers, 11 cast photos; date on cover (24 Oct 1935), slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

Musicals: 1936

1936: LILAC TIME - Franz Schubert, Heinrich Berte and G H Clutsam, Adrian Ross, A M Willner and Heinz Reichert, Dr Raimer H Bartsch (Coliseum)
Maurice D'Oisly, Helen Gilliland, George Graves [5.5x8.5, 20pp; w.5 cast photos; excellent - July 30th 1936 written on cover] £5

1936: OVER SHE GOES - Billy Mayerl, Stanley Lupino, Arty Ash, Desmond Carter, Frank Eyton (Saville)
Laddie Cliffe, Stanley Lupino, Adele Dixon, Sally Gray, Syd Walker, Teddie St.Denis, Eric Fawcett, Billy Mayerl, Richard Murdoch, Barbara Francis, Barry O'Neill [24pp, 5.5x8.5; w.11 photos; VG] £4

1936: THE DESERT SONG - Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel (Coliseum)
Sidney Pointer, Norman Edwards, Scott Russell, Hugh Terry, Nan Liddle, Harry Welchman, Frederic Bentley, Lola Waring, Walter Bird, Pat Worsley, Ernest Ludlow, Clarice Hardwicke, Valerie Willoughby, Edith Day, Wilfred Essex, Maud Zimbla, Claude Bailey; dir: Lee Ephraim, Patrick Hillyard [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, list of musical numbers, synopsis of scenery, credits, 11 cast and 1 production photo; date on cover (11.11.36), else VG] £4

1936 (w/c 17 Aug): 1066 AND ALL THAT - Reginald Arkell, Alfred Reynolds, W C Sellar, R J Yeatman (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Cyril James, Kevan Bernard, Mabelle George, Marjorie Richards, Leslie Beaufort, James Davis, Frank Dawson, Herbert Garry, Winnie Wheble, Harold Chaplin, Jean Sugden, Daphne Lea, John Redmond, Roberts McQueen, Robert McLachlan, Eric Suvyer, Ethel Beard, Reginald Gibson, Douglas Herold, Dorothy Ivimey, Emily Pollak, Phillip Merritt [8pp, 7.25x9.75; extensive list of scenes, cast details, credits etc.; uncommon; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

Musicals: 1937

1937: ME AND MY GIRL - Noel Gay, Douglas Furber and L Arthur Rose (Victoria Palace)
Lupino Lane, George Graves, Teddie St Denis, Betty Frankiss, Doris Rogers, Wallace Lupino; dir:Lupino Lane [20pp, 5.5x8.5; w.6 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1937: CREST OF THE WAVE - Ivor Novello, Christopher Hassall (Adelphi)
Ivor Novello, Edgar Elmes, Kenneth Howell, Peter Graves, Marie Lohr, Judith Wren, Dorothy Batley, Joan Swinstead, Oscar Alexander, John Palmer, Dorothy Dickson, Minnie Rayner, Olive Gilbert, Walter Crisham, Reg Smith, Fred Hearne, Jack Glyn, Sandy Williamson, Aubrey Rouse, Harry Fergusson, Renee Stocker, Finlay Currie, Basil Neale, Eric Davy, Charles Tully, Selwyn Morgan; dir:Leontine Sagan [32pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, list of musical numbers, extensive lists of chorus and dancers, 11 cast photos; date on cover (23.2.37), else VG] £4

1937: 1066 AND ALL THAT - Alfred Reynolds, Reginald Arkell, W C Sellar, R J Yeatman (Strand)
Cyril James, Kevan Bernard, Mabelle George, Marjorie Richards, Leslie Beaufort, James Davis, Frank Dawson, Herbert Garry, Winnie Wheble, Harold Chapin, Daphne Lea, Jean Sugden, John Redmond, Robert McQueen, Robert McLachlan, Eric Sivyer, Thel Beard, Arthur Gibson, Eric Noels, Reginald Gibbs, Dorothy Ivimey, Emily Pollak; dir:Godfrey Baxter [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits etc.; Coronation Night Announcement (12 May 1937); minor damage to cover, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1937 (w/c 8 Mch): CHU CHIN CHOW - Oscar Asche, Frederick Norton (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Brighton & Hove Operatic Society: Archie Cragg, E G Parsons, Arthur Hyman, Michael Claff, Charles Long, Maurice Langley, Edward Donovan, D E Hodges, Wallis Ling, Bernard Pullinger, Doria Siese, Gladys Tester, Eva Dine, Hilda Brigden, Phyllis Hay, Sylvia Ward; dir:Violet Drury [8pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; date and title written on cover, else VG] £2

Musicals: 1938

1938: HIDE AND SEEK - Vivian Ellis, Sam Lerner, Al Goodhart and Al Hoffman, Guy Bolton, Fred Thompson and Douglas Furber (Streatham Hill Theatre)
Bobby Howes, Cicely Courtneidge, John Byron; dir:Jack Hulbert [24pp, 5.6x8.5; magazine-style programme, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, 2 small photos; rusty staples, minor edge damage, else VG] £3

1938 (w/c 22 Aug): GOING GREEK - Guy Bolton, Fred Thompson, Douglas Furber, Lerner, Goodhart, Hoffmann (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Pilton Wilson, Jack Stock, Eddie Molloy, Maudie Francis, Monica Moore, Marion Wilson, George Clarke, Vincent Lawson, Percy Le Fre, Tommy Dodds, Walter Brodie, Muriel Kirby, Dennis Barker, Frederick Page, Cyril Tyler [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date and title written on cover, light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1938 (w/c 4 Jul): CRAZY DAYS - Stanley Lupino, Arty Ash, Frank Eyton, Desmond Carter, Billy Mayerl (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Antoinette Lupino, Billy Russell, Barry Lupino Jnr., Norman Griffin, Leslie Laurier, Winifred Sloane, Barry Lupino, Gertie Forbes, Patricia Stainer, Kenn Ritchie, Lola Clifton, Jack Morrison, Ernie Freeman Derek Marsh; dir:Norman Griffin [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenery, musical numbers, credits etc.; date and title written on cover, else VG] £2

Musicals: 1939

1939: THE DANCING YEARS - Ivor Novello, Christopher Hassall (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)
Dunstan Hart, Roma Beaumont, Ivor Novello, Minnie Rayner, Frances Clare, Muriel Barron, Hilary Allen, Rosamund Dalton, Lorna Henderson, Maria Rita, Marjorie Tomlin, Iris Wade, Peter Graves, Hilary Porter, Harry Fergusson, Richard Rogers, Mary Ellis, Anthony Nicholls, Olive Gilbert, Fred Hearne, Eric Sutherland, Anthony Hunt, Roger Parker, Patrick Ross, Edgar Elmes, Arthur Budd, Bebe Verdi, Robin Maule, Jeanette Carello, Stephen Jack, John Palmer, Fred Nye, Betina Frowde, Hilary de Charville, Irene Busby, Dorothy Davies, Diana Gardiner, Victor Raymond; dir:Leontine Sagan [24pp, 5.5x8.5; "the most popular show of WW2"; cast list, synopsis of scenery, list of musical numbers, 10 excellent cast photos, list of dancers and chorus members, credits etc.; rusty staples, else VG] £4

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