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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 370, Journalistic Revue or Front Page Musical, 1926, 1937, 1951

Summary: A 1937 musical prospect, Sing Out the News, was based on Maurine Watkins's 1926 Front Page; or What the Public Wants and on Bel Geddes's 1921 story "Jug Musical." Geddes revived Sing Out the News as a television prospect in 1951, retitled A New Kind of Revue.

Hunter Code: WR 3
Hunter Guide: page 243

Box/Location Folder Description
theater box 184 j 1-2 Correspondence 1927-1951.
theater box 184 j 1 Correspondence --- Proposal 'News of the Week' 1951.
theater box 184 k 3 Script --- Jug Musical 1921, 1937 revisions.
theater box 184 k 1 Script --- Sing out the News 1937.
theater box 184 o 2-3 Contract with Maurine Watkins, 1937 copyright.
theater box 184 o 1 Cost estimates 1937.
theater box 184 p 2 Production Specifications --- Synopsis of Jug Musical.
theater box 184 p 1 Production Specifications --- Schedule. Outline.
theater box 184 q 2 Source Material --- Ideas notes 1920s.
theater box 184 q 1 Source Material --- Ideas 1937.
theater box 184 y 2 Proposal duplicates.

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