LP0260. SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD, Original 1961 Off-Broadway cast, w.Julian Stein Cond. Ted Beniades, Danny Meehan, Warren Wade, Joseph Macaulay, Louise Larabee. Sunbeam LB-549.
“SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD is a musical comedy from Off-Broadway’s 1960 season that tells a classic success story - with great humor, the boy overcomes extraordinary obstacles to gain a girl, fortune, and family honor. Set in the Midwest at the turn of the last century, it spoofs Horatio Alger rags-to-riches tales. Opened 19 April, 1961 and ran for 22 performances.”