Original Cast Members (1944)
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Due to the technology of the time the 78 album had to be edited so that it would fit on the LP. About eight minutes was cut for the transfer to LP, the times for each cut are as follows:
When the recording was released on CD in 2004, Decca went back to the master tapes and released the entire unedited recording.
The album was released by Decca Records. However, the star of the stage production, Irra Petina was under contract with Columbia Records. In order to make the album, Kitty Carlisle was hired to sing Ms. Petina's role.
Although commonly listed as being a 1944 recording, this may not have been issued till early 1945. It seems to have been recorded in November and perhaps early December 1944.