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THE BROADWAY THEATRE
BROADWAY AT 53rd STREET

EMERGENCY NOTICE: In the event of an alert, remain in your seats. A competent staff has been trained for this emergency. Keep calm. You will receive information and instructions from the stage.  F.H. La GUARDIA, Mayor

FIRE NOTICE: The exit indicated by a red light and sign nearest to the seat you occupy is the shortest route to the street. In the event of fire please do not run-WALK TO THAT EXIT.  Patrick Walsh, Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department

THE PLAYBILL A WEEKLY PUBLIATION OF PLAYBILL INCORPORATED

Week beginning Sunday, May 27, 1945  *  Matinees Saturday and Sunday

JOHN WILDBERG
presents
BILL ROBINSON
in
MEMPHIS BOUND
A New Musical Comedy
with
AVON LONG
Lyrics and Music by Don Walker and Clay Warnick
Book by Albert Barker and Sally Benson
(With gratitude to W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan)
Sheila Guys   Ida James    Thelma Carpenter
Delta Rhythm Boys   Ada Brown   Billy Daniels
Frank Wilson   Ann Robinson   Edith Wilson
Production Directed by Robert Ross
Dances by Al White, Jr.
Scenery Designed and Lighted by George Jenkins
Costumes Designed by Lucinda Ballard
Charles Sanford, Conductor
Orchestrations by Don Walker
Vocal Arrangements by Clay Warnick
Assistant to Mr. Ross, Eva Jessye [[blue arrow drawn pointing to this line on the right in ink or pencil]]
Production Under the Personal Supervision of 
VINTON FREEDLEY
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CAST
(In order of their appearance)
HECTOR...WILLIAM C. SMITH
MELISSA CARTER (Aunt Mel)...EDITH WILSON
CHLOE...ANN ROBINSON
ROY BAGGOTT...BILLY DANIELS
MRS. PARADISE...ADA BROWN
LILY VALENTINE...SHEILA GUYS
PENNY PARADISEIDA JAMES
HENNY PARADISE...THELMA CARPENTER
MR. FINCH...FRANK WILSON
WINFIELD CARTER (Windy)...AVON LONG
PILOT MERIWETHER (Pops)...BILL ROBINSON
TIMMY...TIMOTHY GRACE
SHERIFF McDANIELS...OSCAR PLANTE
[[BLUE ARROW DRAWN ON PREVIOUS PLAYBILL PAGE IS POINTING TO THIS LINE]] EULALIA...JOY MERRIMORE
SARABELLE...HARRIET JACKSON
BILL...CHARLES WELCH
GABRIEL...WILLIAM DILLARD
CHERUBS...GEORGIA ANN TIMMONS, MARLIENE STRONG
DELTA RHYTHM BOYS...TRAVERSE CRAWFORD, RENE DE KNIGHT, CARL JONES, KELSEY PHARR, LEE GAINES
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Ida James
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In "Memphis Bound," musical comedy at the Broadway.
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'MEMPHIS BOUND.'
A new musical comedy starring Bill Robinson, presented by John Wildberg at the Broadway Theater, May 24, 1945. Lyrics and music by Don Walker and Clay Warnick. Book by Albert Barker and Sally Benson (with gratitude to W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan). Production directed by Robert Ross. Dances by Al White Jr. Scenery designed and lighted by George Jenkins. Costumes designed by Lucinda Ballard. Production under supervisions of Vinton Freedley. The cast:
Hector...William C. Smith
Melissa Carter (Aunt Mel)...Edith Wilson
Chloe...Ann Robinson
Roy Baggott...Billy Daniels
Mrs. Paradise...Ada Brown
Lily Valentine...Sheila Guys
Penny Paradise...Ida James
Henny Paradise...Thelma Carpenter
Mr. Finch...Frank Wilson
Winfield Carter (Windy)...Avon Long
Pilot Meriwether (Pops)...Bill Robinson
Timmy...Timothy Grace
Sheriff McDaniels...Oscar Plante
[[underlined in blue ink or pencil]] Eulalia...Joy Merrimore [[/underlining]] [[to right of clipping is a blue arrow pointing to this line in ink or pencil]]
Sarabelle...Harriet Jackson
Bill...Charles Welch
Gabriel...William Dillard
Cherubs: Georgia Ann Timmons, Marliene Strong, Delta Rhythm Boys...Traverse Crawford, Rene De Knight, Carl Jones, Kelsey Pharr, Lee Gaines.
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[[scrap of newspaper]] [[underlined in blue ink or pencil]] SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1945 [[end of underlining]] [[/scrap of newspaper]]

^[[Working with these stars before graduating from college gave me confidence. Eva Jessye spots me & [[?????]] John Wildberg that altho' I have no "up tempo" say to audition with I called back the work musically..]]

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