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Job 95, Lady Be Good, 1924

Summary: This musical comedy in two acts was written by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson and adapted from Black Eyed Susan (1829) by Douglas Jerrold. Music and lyrics were by George and Ira Gershwin, with settings by Bel Geddes. Dances and ensembles were staged by Sammy Lee. It was produced by Vinton Freedly and staged by Felix Edwards at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia on 17 November 1924, and at the Liberty Theatre in New York on 1 December 1924 where it ran for 330 performances. It starred Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire, Alan Edwards, and Walter Catlet.

Hunter Code: MC 5
Hunter Guide: page 118

Box/Location Folder Description
flat file d 1-14 Drawings --- 8 Details of settings, scenes.
theater box 102 e 1 Preliminary Sketches --- 4 Plans and elevations.
flat file f 1-11 Drawings --- 11 Plans and elevations.
theater box 102 i 1-2 Publicity --- Clippings.
theater box 102 m 1 Programs --- Liberty Theatre.
theater box 102 y 1 Autobiography memo.

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