Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Original Broadway Cast (1949)

Recording Info

Recording Type: Commercial
Origin: Studio
Material Included: Musical Numbers Only
Date Recorded: December 19 and 20, 1949

Credits

Staff

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Conductor

Cast

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Lorelei Lee
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Dorothy Shaw
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Henry Spofford
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Sir Francis Beekman
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Gloria Stark
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Josephus Gage
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Robert Lemanteur
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Gus Esmond
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Mr. Esmond, Sr.
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Louis Lemanteur
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Mrs. Ella Spofford
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Lady Phyllis Beekman
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A Steward
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Frank (of the Olympic Team)
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George (of the Olympic Team)
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Sun Bather
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Deck Steward
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An Olympic
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Deck Walker
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Bill (a Dancer)
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Pierre (a Steward)
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Taxi Driver
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Leon (a Valet)
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Flower Girl
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Maitre d'Hotel
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Zizi
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Fifi
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The Tenor
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Policeman
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Head Waiter
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Performer
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Showgirl
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Singer
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Dancer

Track List

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Tracks

  • Overture
  • It's High Time .... Dorothy & Ensemble
  • Bye Bye Baby .... Lorelei & Gus
  • A Little Girl From Little Rock .... Lorelei
  • I Love What I'm Doing .... Dorothy & Dancing Ensemble
  • Just a Kiss Apart .... Henry
  • Scherzo
  • It's Delightful Down in Chile .... Lorelei, Sir Francis & Ensemble
  • Sunshine .... Dorothy & Henry
  • I'm A'Tingle, I'm A'Glow .... Gage
  • You Say You Care .... Henry
  • Mamie Is Mimi .... Gloria, Coles & Atkins
  • Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend .... Lorelei
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes .... Lorelei & Gus
  • Homesick Blues .... Lorelei, Dorothy, Gus, Henry, Mrs. Spofford & Gage
  • Keeping Cool with Coolidge .... Dorothy, Bill & Ensemble

Trivia & History

Per castalbums.org, the Sony release of this recording on CD in 1991 uses several takes different from those on previous issues records. In some cases, additional material not heard on previous editions is included.


Recorded over two days: December 19 and 20, 1949. There were two three-hour sessions each day.


Released in late January 1950 in two formats: a single LP and a set of seven 78s.

Recording Info

Recording Type: Commercial
Origin: Studio
Material Included: Musical Numbers Only
Date Recorded: December 19 and 20, 1949

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