September 9, 2014
1956 – Anything Goes
Anything Goes (1956, Paramount, color)
As “Bill Benson”
Cast: Donald O’Connor, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanmarie, Phil Harris.
Director: Robert Lewis
Producer: Robert Emmett Dolan
Screenwriter: Sidney Sheldon
Summary: A toe-tapping musical involving show business partners Crosby and O’Connor, each signing a performer for the leading role in their next show; the script bears little resemblance to the original Broadway show or the earlier 1936 film version which Bing starred in.
- “Ya Gotta Give The People Hoke”
- “You’re The Top”
- “All Through The Night”
- “A Second-Hand Turban And A Crystal Ball”
- “Blow, Gabriel, Blow”