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[Humorous drawings of army life entitled with songs from Oklahoma!]

Image ID: 1818346

[Humorous drawings of army life entitled with songs from Oklahoma!] (1944)

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Image Title

:  [Humorous drawings of army life entitled with songs from Oklahoma!]


: Freeman, Don, 1908-1978 -- Artist

Created Date

: 1944


: Cartoons by Corp. Don Freeman, a "GI version" of songs from Oklahoma!, which originally appeared in the Rainbow Reveille. Note 2.) Richard Rodgers project. Note 3.) Rodgers and Hammerstein. Note 4.) [Clipping dated July 30, 1944]

Production Notes

: Based on Lynn Riggs' play Green Grow the Lilacs, this musical opened March 31, 1943 at the St. James Theater and ran for 2,212 performances. It was Richard Rodgers' first collaboration with librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. Alfred Drake played Curly, with Joan Roberts as Laurey, Celeste Holm as Ado Annie and Lee Dixon as Will Parker.


: Billy Rose Theater Collection clipping file / Productions / Oklahoma!


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: *T-CLP

Digital ID

: 1818346

Record ID

: 1913221

Digital Item Published

: 5-12-2010; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Copyright Don Freeman.

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