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Broadway Musicals: How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying

on BBC Two England

starring Robert Morse
Michele Lee , Rudy Vallee
The accent is as much on comedy as on music in its sophisticated portrait of a young man's rise to power in big business. Robert Morse gives a memorable performance as the ambitious - but outwardly innocent - J. Pierpont Finch who rises from mail-room clerk to Vice-President in the time it takes to boil an egg. Based on Bob Fosse 's original staging this is a witty and fast-paced version of one of the liveliest shows.
Screenplay by DAVID SWIFT
Based on the musical comedy by ARV. RIIRROWS- JACK WELNSTOCK andWILLIEGILBERT"U'OI.V Music and lyrics by FRANK LOESSER
Produced and directed by DAVID SWIFT


Robert Morse
Michele Lee
Rudy Vallee
Robert Morse
J. Pierpont Finch
Bob Fosse
Play By:
David Swift
Jack Welnstock
Frank Loesser
J Pierpont Finch:
Robert Morse
Rosemary Pilkington:
Michele Lee
J B Biggley:
Ri'Dy Vallee
Bud Frump:
Anthony Teague
Maureen Arthur
Mr Twimble/Wally Womper:
Sammy Smith
Benjamin Ovington:
Murray Matheson
Kay Reynolds

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