LP0219. THE MOST HAPPY FELLA (Frank Loesser), Original 1960 London Cast, w.Inita Wiata, Helena Scott, Art Lund, Libi Staiger, Jack DeLon, Nina Verushka. HMV plum label CLP 1365.
“THE MOST HAPPY FELLA is a 1956 musical with a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser. The story, about a romance between an older man and younger woman, is based on the play THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED by Sidney Howard.
The West End production, directed by Jerome Eskow, opened at the London Coliseum on April 21, 1960 and ran for 288 performances. The cast included Inia Te Wiata as Tony, Helena Scott as Rosabella, Art Lund as Joey, Libi Staiger as Cleo, Jack De Lon as Herman, and Nina Verushka as Marie.”