THE PASSING SHOW (LONDON 1914)



Composer: Herman Finck
Lyricist: Arthur Wimperis

Opened: April 20, 1914, Palace Theatre, London
Performances: 351

Note: A complete song list is not available at this time.


A La Gavotte:

1. 78/HMV C358 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)
2. The Golden Age Of Light Music: British Cinema & Theatre Orchestras, Vol. 3, CD/Guild Light Music 5168 (Plaza Theatre Orchestra conducted by Frank Tours)


A La Minuette:

1. 78/HMV C358 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Dances From Venice (Dances From The Venetian Scene):

1. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Florrie The Flapper (originally used in THE GIRL FROM UTAH):

1. 78/HMV 2-3029 (Elsie Janis with orchestra conducted by Herman Finck) [also 78/HMV B488; reissued on Sweetheart Of The A.E.F., CD/Archeophone ARCH 5013]
2. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)
3. The Girl From Utah, CDr/Comic Opera Guild CGUP11P-1M (Keith Brown with Margaret Counihan and Patrick Johnson, pianos)


Gilbert The Filbert (M: Herman Finck; L: Arthur Wimperis) (also used in THE PASSING SHOW OF 1914 (NEW YORK) and THE GIRL FROM UTAH):

1. 78/HMV 2-2468 (Basil Hallam with orchestra conducted by Herman Finck) [also 78/HMV B481]
2. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)
3. The Girl From Utah, CDr/Comic Opera Guild CGUP11P-1M (David Andrews with Margaret Counihan and Patrick Johnson, pianos)
4. Alf Garnettís Music Hall, CD/Hallmark 710172 (Warren Mitchell)
5. The Finck Album, CD/Divine Art DDV 62402 (Mark Sander with the Theatre Bel Etage Orchestra)


Iíll Make A Man Of One Of You (aka ďIíll Make A Man Of You YetĒ):

1. 78/HMV 2-3070 (Gwendoline Brogden with orchestra conducted by Herman Finck) [also 78/HMV B481; reissued on Oh, What A Lovely War, CD/Hallmark 713722]
2. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)
3. 78/HMV C-2289 (Noel Coward with the New Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Ray Noble) [reissued on The Masterís Voice, CD/ Angel CDP 7 54919 2]
4. Oh! What A Lovely War, Decca (S SKL-4542 (unknown singer) [reissued as CD/Must Close Saturday Records 3008]
5. Oh! What A Lovely War, Paramount (S) PAS-5008 (unknown singer)
6. The Finck Album, CD/Divine Art DDV 62402 (Mark Sander with the Theatre Bel Etage Orchestra)


Iíve Got Everything I Want But You:

1. 78/HMV 04116 (Basil Hallam and Elsie Janis with orchestra conducted by Herman Finck) [also 78/HMV C597; reissued on Sweetheart Of The A.E.F., CD/Archeophone ARCH 5013]
2. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Matrimonial Bureau:

1. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Opera-Bouffe:

1. 78/HMV C364 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


The Showmanís Song:

1. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Valse Joyeuse:

1. 78/HMV C358 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Waltz Song:

1. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)


Youíre Here And Iím Here (M: Jerome Kern; L: Harry B. Smith) (originally used in the national tour of THE MARRIAGE MARKET, WHEN DREAMS COME TRUE, THE LAUGHING HUSBAND, and subsequently used in THE QUEEN OF THE MOVIES):

1. Julia Sanderson and Frank Crumit, 78/Decca album 245 (Julia Sanderson and Frank Crumit with orchestra directed by Harry Sosnik) [78/Decca 18156]
2. 78/Victor 17553 (Europeís Society Orchestra)
3. 78/Edison 50183 (unknown performer)
4. 78/Victor 35379 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Broadway Through The Gramophone Ė Volume II, CD/Pearl GEMS 0083]
5. Columbia A 1511 (Agnes Kimball and Charles W. Harrison with orchestral accompaniment)
6. 78/HMV 4-2401 (Basil Hallam and Elsie Janis with orchestra conducted by Herman Finck) [reissued on Sweetheart Of The A.E.F., CD/Archeophone ARCH 5013]
7. 78/HMV C382 (Mayfair Orchestra conducted by Herman Finck)
8. Jerome Kern Revisited Vol. II, Painted Smiles PS-1378 (Sandy Stewart and Arthur Siegel) [reissued as CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-111]