A Biographical Database
|THE DANCING YEARS|
|Title of The Play||THE DANCING YEARS|
|Year of Premiere||1939|
|Place of Premiere||Drury Lane Theatre, London|
|Author||Ivor Novello, Christopher Hassall|
|Cast||Ivor Novello, Mary Ellis, Roma Beaumont, Olive Gilbert, Anthony Nicholls, Minnie Rayner, Peter Graves|
|Literature||Times, 24 March 1939.|
Jewish Chronicle, 31 March 1939.
Punch, 26 April 1939.
Times, 16 March 1942.
Die Zeitung, 20 March 1942.
|Special notes||Sets by Joseph Carl (= Carl Josefovics). The production was transferred to the Adelphi Theatre in March 1942, now featuring Muriel Barron instead of Mary Ellis. An eponymous British film version, directed by Harold French, was released in 1950.|