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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 121, Five o' Clock Girl, 1927

Summary: This musical comedy in two acts was written by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, dances by John Haskell, and settings and lighting by Bel Geddes. It was staged by John Harwood, and produced and supervised by Phillip Goodman. There was a preview at the Shubert Theatre in Philadelphia on 19 September 1927. It opened at the 44th Street Theatre in New York on 10 October 1927 where it ran for 280 performances. The cast included Mary Eaton, Oscar Shaw, Pert Kelton, Louis John Bartels, Al Shaw, and Sam Lee.

Hunter Code: MC 4
Hunter Guide: page 116

Box/Location Folder Description
flat file d 1-10 Drawings --- 10 Details.
flat file e 1 Preliminary Sketches --- 14 Patterns and set.
theater box 101 e 2 Preliminary Sketches ---- Ground plans and elevations.
flat file f 1-19 Drawings --- 19 Plans and elevations.
theater box 101 i 1 Publicity --- Clippings.
theater box 101 m 1-2 Programs.
flat file u 1 Drawing --- Lighting plot.
flat file u 2 Drawing --- Lighting property.