Funny Face > Original London Cast


Show Details

Show
Funny Face (5)
Music
George Gershwin (840)
Lyrics
Ira Gershwin (705)
Book
Paul Gerard Smith (4), Fred Thompson (25)

Recording Details

Date
1928
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
UK / England / London
Conductor
Julian Jones (5)
Performer
Adele Astaire (28), Fred Astaire (338), Bernard Clifton (5), Leslie Henson (17), Sydney Howard (3), James Melton (17)
Shortcode
[r1516]

Releases (8)

Title
The Complete London Sessions
Format
3-CD
Label
EMI Import 7243 5 20045 2 2
Released
1999-05-24
Country
UK
Barcode
724352004522
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Also Contains
A Couple Of Song & Dance Men - 1975 Fred Astaire & Bing Crosby
Lady, Be Good! - 1926 Original London Cast
Oh Gee! Oh Gosh! / The Whichness of the Whatness - 1923 Fred & Adele Astaire
They Can't Take These Away from Me - 1975 Fred Astaire
Notes
Disc 1: Mono / Discs 2 & 3: Stereo.

Also includes Fred Astaire's 1975 album, ATTITUDE DANCING.
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
6 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl62899]
Disc 1 (Fascinating Rhythm):
01. The Whichness of the Whatness [STOP FLIRTING] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
02. Oh, Gee! Oh, Gosh! [STOP FLIRTING] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
03. Hang On to Me [LADY BE GOOD] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
04. Fascinating Rhythm [LADY BE GOOD] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
05. The Half of It, Dearie, Blues [LADY BE GOOD]
06. I'd Rather Charleston [LADY BE GOOD] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
07. Swiss Miss [LADY BE GOOD] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
08. Funny Face [FUNNY FACE] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
09. The Babbitt and the Bromide [FUNNY FACE] -- Fred & Adele Astaire
10. High Hat [FUNNY FACE]
11. My One and Only [FUNNY FACE]
12. Not My Girl
13. Louisiana
14. Puttin' On the Ritz [film, PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ]
15. Crazy Feet [film, HAPPY DAYS]
16. After You, Who? [THE GAY DIVORCE]
17. Night and Day [THE GAY DIVORCE]
18. Flying Down to Rio [film, FLYING DOWN TO RIO]
19. Music Makes Me [film, FLYING DOWN TO RIO]
Disc 2 (Top Hat, White Tie and Tails):
01. Top Hat, White Tie and Tails [film, TOP HAT]
02. A Fine Romance [film, SWING TIME]
03. You Worry Me
04. A Foggy Day [film, DAMSEL IN DISTRESS]
05. City of the Angels
06. My Eyes Adored You
07. Dance in the Old Fashioned Way
08. Isn't This a Lovely Day [film, TOP HAT]
09. I'm Building Up to an Awful Let Down
10. The Wailing of the Willow
11. It's Easy to Remember [film, MISSISSIPPI]
12. Not My Girl
13. I Love Everybody but You
14. One for My Baby [film, THE SKY'S THE LIMIT]
15. That Face
16. Something's Gotta Give [film, DADDY LONG LEGS]
17. I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man [film, BELLE OF NEW YORK]
18. Night and Day [THE GAY DIVORCE]
19. They All Laughed [film, SHALL WE DANCE?]
Disc 3 (Life Is Beautiful):
01. Cheek to Cheek [film, TOP HAT]
02. Life Is Beautiful
03. They Can't Take That Away from Me [film, SHALL WE DANCE?]
04. Attitude Dancing
05. Wonderful Baby
06. Session Sound Bites - Part One -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
07. A Couple of Song and Dance Men [film, BLUE SKIES]
08. Top Billing -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
09. Roxie [CHICAGO] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
10. Spring, Spring, Spring [film, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
11. How Lucky Can You Get [film, FUNNY LADY] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
12. Mr. Keyboard Man -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
13. In The Cool, Cool Cool of the Evening [film, HERE COMES THE GROOM] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
14. I've a Shooting Box in Scotland [SEE AMERICA FIRST] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
15. Sing [television, SESAME STREET] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
16. Pick Yourself Up [film, SWING TIME] -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
17. Reprise: Top Billing -- Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby
18. Session Sound Bites - Part Two
19. That's Entertainment [film, THE BAND WAGON]
Format
CD
Label
Columbia 9592
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Lists
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Shortcode
[rl30955]
1. Tell the Doc
2. A Few Drinks
Format
78
Label
Columbia 5175
Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl30954]
1. 'S Wonderful
2. He Loves And She Loves
Format
78
Label
Columbia 5174
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl30953]
1. Funny Face
2. The Babbit And The Bromide
Format
78
Label
Columbia 5173
Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl30952]
1. High Hat
2. My One and Only
Format
LP
Label
MONMOUTH 7037
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Also Contains
Funny Face - George Gershwin
Oh Gee! Oh Gosh! / The Whichness of the Whatness - 1923 Fred & Adele Astaire
Lists
9 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl29088]
Format
LP
Label
World Record Club SH 144
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Also Contains
Funny Face - George Gershwin
Oh Gee! Oh Gosh! / The Whichness of the Whatness - 1923 Fred & Adele Astaire
Notes
Includes recordings of Gershwin playing his own works.
# Tracks
16
Lists
23 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12142]
Funny Face OLC
1. Funny Face
2. The Babbit And The Bromide
3. He Loves And She Loves
4. 'SWonderful
5. My One and Only
6. High Hat
7. A Few Drinks - Sketch
8. Tell The Doc
Gershwin Plays
9. Funny Face & 'SWonderful
10. My One and Only
11. Looking For A Boy
12. Sweet and Low Down
13. That Certain Feeling
14. When Do We Dance
'Stop Flirting' OLC 1923 (Daly & Lanin ) Fred & Adele Astaire
15. Oh Gee! Oh Gosh!
16. The Whichness of the Whatness
Format
LP
Label
Smithsonian R-019
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Lists
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Shortcode
[rl1165]
01. Prologue: 'S Wonderful / Funny Face -- Duo-pianists Victor Arden & Phil Ohman and Orchestra
02. Funny Face -- Fred and Adele Astaire
03. High Hat -- Fred Astaire and Chorus
04. 'S Wonderful -- Adele Astaire and Bernard Clifton
05. A Few Drinks (scene) -- Leslie Henson & Sydney Howard
06. Entr'acte medley -- Duo-pianists Victor Arden & Phil Ohman and Orchestra with The Revelers (Lewis James, James Melton, Elliott Shaw, Wilfred Glenn)
07. He Loves and She Loves -- Adele Astaire and Bernard Clifton
08. Tell the Doc -- Leslie Henson and Male Quartet
09. My One and Only -- George Gershwin, piano
10. My One and Only (reprise) -- Fred Astaire
11. The Babbitt and the Bromide -- Fred and Adele Astaire
12. Reprise: Funny Face / 'S Wonderful -- George Gershwin, piano

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