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The American Showmen


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Michaei Craig continues the stories of the creators of entertainment in the USA
Nineteenth of a 25-part series
This week: Dwight Deere Wiman and Max Gordon
Two showmen who never worked together, 'had strikingly dissimilar backgrounds, yet were alike in a great many ways. For instance they both produced shows which heralded evergreens such as She Didn't Say Yes, A Shine on Your Shoes, The Lady is a Tramp, Body and Soul, Dancing in the Dark, The Night was Made for Love, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Slaughter on 10th Avenue, Johnny One Note, Where or When, All the Things You Are, Begin the Beguine Brooks Atkinson : ' Dwight D. Wiman loved the theatre, and he loved everything about it.'
Max Gordon : 'I could never be interested in anything but the theatre.' with the recorded voices of RAY BOLGER , ALFRED DRAKE , JOHNNY GREEN, KITTY CARLISLE HART, BOB HOPE, JOSHUA LOGAN, NONO OTERO, ARTHUR SCHWARTZ , TAMARA TOUMANOVA


Unknown: Michaei Craig
Unknown: Max Gordon
Unknown: Beguine Brooks Atkinson
Unknown: Dwight D. Wiman
Unknown: Max Gordon
Unknown: Ray Bolger
Unknown: Alfred Drake
Unknown: Kitty Carlisle
Unknown: Arthur Schwartz
Unknown: Bill Sullivan
Written By: Dick Vosburgh
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

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The American Showmen

BBC Radio 2, 1 June 1976 22.05

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