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MUSICALS - 1920s and 1930s

Musicals: 1920s

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

1926: SUNNY - Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II (London Hippodrome)
Dennis Wyndham, Jack Hobbs, Nicholas Adams, Claude Hulbert, Maidie Hope, Sam Macrae, Binnie Hale, Jack Buchanan, Elsie Randolph, Nancie Lovat, Gus Oxley, Harry Clement, Ula Sharon, dir:Charles Mast [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, musical numbers, credits, 2 cast photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1926: QUEEN HIGH - Lewis E Gensler, B G De Sylva, Laurence Schwar (Queen's)
Frank Masters, Sonnie Hale, Nada Munday, Doreen Farnham, Regina West, Joan Dare, A W Baskomb, Joseph Coyne, Anita Elson, Stephanie Stephens, Joyce Barbour, Haddon Mason, Phoebe Hodgson, dir: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

1929 (Aug): BITTER-SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Claude Farrow, Dorothy Bond, William Harn, Billy Milton, Peggy Wood (as Marchioness of Shayne / Sarah Millick / Sari Linden), Isla Bevan, Nancy Bevill, Maureen Moore, Arthur Alexander, George Metaxa (as Carl Linden), Elaine Inescort, Robert Newton, Winifred Davis, Clifford Heatherley, Robert Algar, Victor Robson, Gerald Nodin, Peter Gibson, John Gatrell, Richard Cornish, Josie Fearon, Maie Drage, Rose Hignell, Eileen Carey, Mary Pounds, Robert Sturtivant, Kenneth Ware, R J Thurgood, Cyril Whittle, Millie Sim, Betty Huntley Wright, Marjorie Rogers, Norah Howard, Ivy St Helier (as Manon La Crevette), Austin Trevor (as Captain August Lutte), Audrey Pointing, Sheila Rawle, Ena Wood Sims, Verena Shaxon, Mai Orton, Yvonne Bose, Anthony Brian, Alan Napier, Keira Tuson, Eric Lauriston, Hugh Cuenod, Penryn Bannerman, Leonard Pearce; dir:Noel Coward [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, credits etc.; minor marks, staples rusted away, else VG] £2

1929 (Sep): BITTER-SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Claude Farrow, Dorothy Bond, William Harn, Billy Milton, Peggy Wood (as Marchioness of Shayne / Sarah Millick / Sari Linden), Eva Sternroyd, Nancy Bevill, Maureen Moore, Eric Harding, George Metaxa (as Carl Linden), Elaine Inescort, Robert Newton, Winifred Davis, Clifford Heatherley, Robert Algar, Victor Robson, Arthur Alexander, Peter Gibson, John Gatrell, Richard Cornish, Josie Fearon, Maie Drage, Rose Hignell, Eileen Carey, Mary Pounds, Robert Sturtivant, Kenneth Ware, R J Thurgood, Sydney Grammar, Millie Sim, Betty Huntley Wright, Marjorie Rogers, Norah Howard, Ivy St Helier (as Manon La Crevette), Austin Trevor (as Captain August Lutte), Kathleen Joyce, Elsie Hazlitt, Ena Wood Sims, Verena Shaxon, Mai Orton, Yvonne Bose, Anthony Brian, Alan Napier, Keira Tuson, Eric Lauriston, Penryn Bannerman, Leonard Pearce; dir:Noel Coward [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, 8 production photos, credits etc.; centre pages loose, tear on back page] £4

1929: MR CINDERS - Vivian Ellis, Richard Myers, Clifford Grey, Greatrex Newman, Leo Robin (London Hippodrome)
Jack Melford, Sebastian Smith, Ruth Maitland, Basil Howes, Bobby Howes, Lorna Hubbard, Charles Cautley, Phil Lester, Binnie Hale, Reita Nugent, Rene Mallory, Paddy Dupres, Edith Savile, Thorp Devereux, dir:George D Parker [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, credits, 3 photos; staples slightly rusty, else VG] £4

1929: MR CINDERS - Vivian Ellis, Richard Myers, Clifford Grey, Greatrex Newman, Leo Robin (Adelphi)
Jack Melford, Sebastian Smith, Ruth Maitland, Basil Howes, Bobby Howes, Lorna Hubbard, Charles Cautley, Phil Lester, Binnie Hale, Reita Nugent, Rene Mallory, Paddy Dupres, Edith Savile, Thorp Devereux, dir:George D Parker [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, credits, 16 production photos; staples slightly rusty, centre pages loose, else VG] £5

Musicals: 1930

1930 (March): BITTER-SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Billy Milton, Peggy Wood, George Metaxa, Robert Newton, Ivy St.Helier, Austin Trevor and many others [28pp, 5.5x8.5; extensive cast list, musical numbers, 12 production photos; centre pages loose, minor edge tears, else VG] £4

1930 (April): BITTER-SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Billy Milton, Peggy Wood, George Metaxa, Robert Newton, Ivy St.Helier, Austin Trevor and many others [28pp, 5.5x8.5; extensive cast list, musical numbers, 12 production photos; centre pages loose, else VG] £4

1930 (June): BITTER-SWEET - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Billy Milton, Peggy Wood, George Metaxa, Robert Newton, Ivy St.Helier, Austin Trevor and many others [24pp, 5.5x8.5; extensive cast list, musical numbers, 10 production photos; good; staples rusted and centre pages loose] £3

1930: WONDER BAR - Geza Herczeg, Karl Farkas, Rowland Leigh, Robert Katscher (Savoy)
Joseph Greenwald, George Benson, Elsie Randolph, Gwen Farrar, Carl Brisson, Dorothy Dickson, Cecil Parker, Kenneth Carten, Ethel Baird, Basil Langton, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Moyra Gillis, Betty Frankiss, Giovanni and many others, dir:Julius B Salter and Henry Kendall, presented by Andre Charlot [44pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, list of musical numbers, credits, 9 cast photos etc.; VG] £5

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

1931: WALTZES FROM VIENNA - Johann Strauss (Father and Son), Dr A M Willmer, Heinz Reichert, Ernst Marischka, Howard Short, Desmond Carter, Caswell Garth (Alhambra)
Molly Hamley Clifford, Davy Burnaby (as Ebeseder), Robert Nainby, Dennis Noble (as Wessely), Helene Blackburn, Phyllis Blackburn, Nancy Neale (as Resi), George Vollaire (as Strauss Jnr.), Eve Lynett, Terry Rendle, Marie Burke (as Countess Olga), Eva Sternroyd, Margaret Fordue, Rosa Pinkerton, Lucy Peters, Ambrose Manning, C V France (as Strauss Sr.), Tarver Penna (as Doumayer), Edgar Owen, Ernest Graham (as Hartkopf), Clifton Boyne (as Drechsler), Alexandra Danilova (Premiere Danseuse), Sylvia Phipps, Margaret Braithwaite, Vera Lavrova, Joan Cowley, and very large company; dir:Hassard Short [16pp, 7.25x9.8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, 40 company photos, credits etc.; attractive programme; loose from rusty staples, else VG] £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, minor marks, else VG] £3

1933 (Dec): MUSIC IN THE AIR - Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein (His Majesty's)
Horace Hodges, Eve Lister, Bruce Carfax, C V France, Mary Ellis, Jean Gillie, Syd Howes, Muriel George, dir:Kern and Hammerstein [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, list of scenes and musical numbers, credits, 9 large company photos; date on cover, centre pages loose, 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

1934: YES, MADAM? - Jack Waller, Joseph Tunbridge, R P Weston, Bert Lee, K R G Browne (London Hippodrome)
Winifred Izard, Pearl Greene, Lawrence Barclay, Arthur Bentley, Binnie Hale, Ernest Graham, Bobby Howes, Harcourt Brooke, Billy Leonard, Bertha Belmore, Wylie Watson, James Carney, Vera Pearce, Robert Greig, Jack Vyvyan, Ben Arthur, Herbert Belmore, Fred Grey, dir:Ralph Reader [44pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopses of scenes and musical numbers, credits, 6 large company photos, 3 production photos, 7 small photos of the production team, 2 composite photos of the 24-strong company, note on the London Hippodrome, credits, prices of admission etc.; with transparent cast list ("Hold up when auditorium lights are out"); centre pages loose, else excellent condition] £5

1934: CONVERSATION PIECE - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Heather Thatcher, Moya Nugent, Betty Shale, Pierre Fresnay, Yvonne Printemps, Maidie Andrews, Louis Hayward, George Sanders, Pat Worsley, Antony Brian, Sidney Grammar, Winifred Davis, Athole Stewart, Irene Browne, Elizabeth Corcoran, Tommy Hayes, Everley Gregg, Molly Lumley, Penryn Bannerman, Kim Peacock, Reginal Thurgood, William McGuigan, Evan Jones, Roy Hall, Betty Elburn, Shela Pattrick (sic), Winifred Campbell, St John Lauri, Alex Robertson, Claude Farrow, Leonard Michel, Jean Barnes, dir:Noel Coward [32pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, list of scenes and musical numbers, 3 photos (of Yvonne Printemps, C B Cochran, Noel Coward, Gladys Calthrop), production photo, credits etc.; title written on cover, else VG] £4

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, minor edge damage, 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 (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, date on cover, 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

1938: OPERETTE - Noel Coward (His Majesty's)
Phyllis Monkman, John Lauri, Edward Cooper, Pamela Randell, Linda Gray, Peggy Wood, Lisa d'Esterre, Hedli Anderson, Fritzi Massary, Tommy Hayes, Winifred Davies, Gerald Nodin, Max Oldaker, Duncan Rider, Muriel Barron, Gladys Henson, Violet Oldak, Molly Lumley, Charles Peters, Griffith Jones, Peter Vokes, Hugh French, Kenneth Carten, John Gatrell, Ross Landon, Denis Carew, J Grant Anderson, Marcelle Turner, Rosemary Lomax, Leonard Morris, Charles Gillespie, Moya Nugent, George Butler, Irene Vanbrugh, Anthony Nicholls, Peter Gibson, Gordon Brand, Donald Gordon, Dunstan Hart, Angus Menzies [40pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, list of musical numbers, 12 company, cast and production photos, credits etc.; with two tickets (Monday 18th April, Upper Circle K 8+9, 6/- each); uncommon - the show lasted only 133 performances; minor damp rippling, else VG] £4

Musicals: 1939
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