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Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd present Li"l Abner

Gene De Paul

Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd present Li"l Abner

an original musical comedy

by Gene De Paul

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Published by Twentieth Century Music Corp. in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Vocal scores with piano,
  • Musicals

  • Edition Notes

    Acc. arr. for piano.

    Statementbook by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank ; based on the characters created by Al Capp ; lyrics by Johnny Mercer ; music by Gene de Paul
    ContributionsMercer, Johnny, 1909-1976, Panama, Norman, Frank, Melvin, 1913-1988, Capp, Al, 1909-1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 vocal score (190 p.)
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26901329M
    OCLC/WorldCa17357550

    The same fate was waiting for directors of this musical, when they have decided to create it. Nevertheless, it was worth it and the play paid off. Lyrics were written by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank. The lyrics belong to J. Mercer. Music’s author is Gene de Paul. The first Broadway’s show was on November ‘LI’L ABNER,’ with book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, music by Gene De Paul, and lyrics by Johnny Mercer is a satirical look at the inhabitants of Dogpatch, USA (Kentucky). The comic strip, written and drawn by Al Capp, ran from Aug through Novem

    Frank, Melvin Overview. Works: The road to Hong Kong by Norman Panama (Visual) 12 editions published Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, and Michael Kidd present Li'l Abner: an original musical comedy by Gene De Paul. " Norman Panama, Melvin Frank & Michael Kidd present Li'l Abner"--Cover. "Li'l Abner, an original musical comedy book by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank, based on the characters created by Al Capp"--Cover. "Based on the characters created by Al Capp"--Cover. "Essex Music of Australia agents for Commander Publications "--Cover. Subjects.

      "From Johnny Mercer and Gene de Paul, Li'l Abner features a book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, based on the comic strip created by . The other standout point about L’Il Abner was its robust and explosive choreography by Michael Kidd. Kidd could always energize a show with an infusion of talent, and L’il Abner was the type of show he excelled at: big, bold, colorful and smacking of a rural tang. In fact, Kidd’s “Sadie Hawkin’s Day Ballet” stopped the show as the antiquated novelty where girls are permitted to.


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Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, Michael Kidd: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, Michael Kidd - Li'l Abner - An Original Musical Comedy ‎ (CD, Album) Columbia Masterworks: A 3/5(3). He collaborated with a former schoolfriend, Melvin Frank, to form a writing partnership which endured for three decades.

He also wrote gags for comedians such as Bob Hope's radio program and for Groucho Marx. The most famous films he directed were Li'l Abner (), The Court Jester (), and How to Commit Marriage ().Born: ApChicago, Illinois.

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Get this from a library. Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, and Michael Kidd present Li'l Abner: an original musical comedy. [Gene De Paul; Norman Panama; Melvin Frank; Al Capp; Johnny Mercer]. Book by. Norman Panama & Melvin Frank Produced by. Norman Panama, Melvin Frank & Michael Kidd Directed by. Michael Kidd Choreography by.

Michael Kidd Based on. Al Capp's creations Opened. Novem at he St. James Theater, New York and ran for performances Movie. was made in Synopsis. The annual SFArtsED Players winter musical is the charmer Li’l Abner, featuring a score by Johnny Mercer (lyrics) and Gene DePaul (music) and a book by Norman Panama and Melvin on Al Capp’s comic strip of the same name, the music is set in Dogpatch, USA, and features dynamic group numbers originally staged by the great Michael Kidd.

Knock on Wood had been choreographed by Michael Kidd, and in he joined Panama and Frank to produce the Broadway musical Li'l Abner, based on the Al Capp comic strip about the hillbilly. With the changing times, Panama and Frank headed to Broadway to adapt the Al Capp hillbilly comic strip "Li'l Abner" as a musical.

They produced the show as well as wrote the book and lyrics to Johnny Mercer's music. A modest success on stage in the mids, Panama produced and Frank directed the film version, which while well-acted, flopped.

Produced by Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd. () He and Norman Panama wrote the book for the musical, "Lil' Abner," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Dagmar, MIchael Beirne and Willi Burke in the cast. Based on the classic comic strip, Li’l Abner is packed with one showstopping dance after another - pure entertainment for the whole family.

Winner of 2 Tony Awards. Book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank Based on the characters created by Al Capp Original Direction & Choreography by Michael Kidd Lyrics by Johnny Mercer Music by Gene de Paul. Produced by Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd.

() Stage: Wrote (w/ Melvin Frank) book for the musical,"Lil' Abner," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, with Dagmar, MIchael Beirne and Willi Burke in the cast. Li’l Abner is a musical with a book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, music by Gene De Paul, and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

Based on the comic strip Li’l Abner by Al Capp, the show is, on the surface, a broad spoof of hillbillies but is also a pointed satire taking on any number of topics, ranging from an incompetent United States federal government to standards of masculinity.

Li'l Abner (Original, Musical, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through Melvin Frank was an American screenwriter, film producer and film director. He is known for his work on films such as Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Court Jester, and A Touch of en: 3; including Elizabeth Frank.

Kentwood Players presents the musical 'Li'l Abner' with book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank based on characters created by Al Capp, lyrics by Johnny Mercer and music by Gene de Paul.

The. LI'L ABNER. Music by Gene de Paul Lyrics by Johnny Mercer Book by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank Produced by Norman Panama, Melvin Frank & Michael Kidd Directed by Michael Kidd Choreography by Michael Kidd Based on Al Capp's original comic strip Opened on Novem at the St.

James Theater in New York City and ran for performances The Movie version was. Al Capp's long-running hillbilly comic strip () is given the dee-luxe treatment in Paramount's musical comedy Li'l Abner (), produced by Norman Panama and directed by Melvin Frank. This cornpone tale of simple mountain folk stars Peter Palmer as the muscular and handsome (but not exceptionally motivated) Abner Yokum, who resists the flirtations of the "sweet and well-proportioned.

Li'l Abner is a musical with a book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, music by Gene De Paul, lyrics by Johnny on the comic strip Li'l Abner by Al Capp, the show is, on the surface, a broad spoof of hillbillies, but it is a pointed satire on other topics, ranging from American politics and incompetence in the United States federal government to propriety and gender roles.

Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd present Li'l Abner: an original musical comedy / book by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank ; based on the characters created by Al Capp ; lyrics by Johnny Mercer ; music by Gene de Paul.Book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank / Based on Characters Created by Al Capp / Original Direction and Choreography by Michael Kidd / Lyrics by Johnny Mercer / Music by Gene de Paul A fun-filled, foot-stompin’ musical taken directly from the comics, Li'l Abner is laced with gentle satire, rib-tickling gags, and a host of brash, catchy tunes.- You don't have to be a nice guy to create a great legacy.

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