Some Enchanted Evening; Happy Talk

Some Enchanted Evening; Happy Talk

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side 1: Ezio Pinza with South Pacific Orchestra. Some Enchanted Evening: side 2: Juanita Hall with South Pacific Orchestra. Happy Talk (Columbia 4559-M), from the album, South Pacific (Columbia MM-850).
78 rpm.

This recording is of the Original Broadway cast for the 1949 musicalSouth Pacific, composed by Richard Rogers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. South Pacific opened at the Majestic Theatre on April 7, 1949, running for 1,925 performances. It received ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Libretto, including awards in all four acting categories for Mary Martin, Ezio Pinza, Juanita Hall, and Myron McCormick. In 1950, the musical won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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Pinza, Ezio
Hall, Juanita
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United States
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overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Gift of Mrs. R. F. Conlisk
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