American Eagles; What the Well Dressed Man in Harlem Will Wear

American Eagles; What the Well Dressed Man in Harlem Will Wear

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side1: Pvt. Robert Shanley and Soldier Chorus. American Eagles; side 2: Cpl. James "Stump" Cross. What the Well Dressed Man in Harlem Will Wear (Decca 18476), from the album, Irving Berlin's All Soldier Show: This Is the Army (Decca A-340).
78 rpm

This album is from the Broadway musical This Is the Army, with book by James McColl, and music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. The musical was produced by the U. S. Army in 1942, and featured a cast of U. S. soldiers, for the benefit of the Army Relief Fund. The revue ran at the Broadway Theatre from July 4, 1942, to September 26, 1942, for 113 performances.

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sound recording
recording date
Berlin, Irving
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Bonnie Dank
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National Museum of American History
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