The Selling of a Musical '74 [Many Happy Returns]

Ray Golden (playwright, music and lyrics)
Jack Marlowe (playwright)
Hal Kanter (novel)

N.p. N.p., 1974. First Draft script for ah unproduced play.

A whimsical play within a play about the hardships of finding monetary backing and the windfalls of governmental control. A tax error grants a theatre producer and unsuccessful Broadway promoter $687,700 instead of the $68.77 he is actually due. Satire ensues.

Ray Golden was a lyricist and composer who primarily worked on Broadway and is known for his contributions to the productions "Catch a Star" (1955), and "Ziegfeld Follies of 1943" (1943-1944). Jack Marlowe was a writer who primarily worked on television, including the 1966 television movie "And Baby Makes Three."

Set in New York City and Washington, DC.

Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, dated May, 1974, noted as First Draft, with credits for playwrights Golden and Morlowe, and for writer Kanter. 102 leaves, mimeograph duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, internally bound with three gold brads.

[Book #129252]