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  Babes in Arms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Babes in Arms is a 1937 musical theater production which tells the story of a boy who puts on a show to avoid being sent to a work farm.
It was nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Mickey Rooney, who was 19 at the time) and Best Music, Scoring.
Filming of Babes in Arms began on May 12, 1939 and was completed on July 18, 1939.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Babes_in_Arms   (309 words)

 Babes in Arms
BABES IN ARMS, directed by Greg MacKellan with music direction by David Dobrusky, plays Nov. 24 (press opening: November 26) through Jan. 2 at San Francisco's New Conservatory Theatre Center.
In BABES IN ARMS, a group of teenagers -- children of vaudeville performers -- put on a show to stop the welfare department from sending them to a work farm on Long Island.
Simple, cheery, and warm-hearted, BABES IN ARMS is typical of the musicals of the age: an elementary plot, building a framework on which to hang any number of marvelous songs and dances.
www.42ndstmoon.org /Schedule/babesinarms.html   (468 words)

BABES IN ARMS (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers) Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland - 1939 They call us babes in arms But we are babes in armour.
They laugh at babes in arms But we'll be laughing far more.
They call us babes in arms They think they must direct us.
lyricsplayground.com /alpha/songs/b/babesinarms.shtml   (115 words)

 Judy Garland Database film review: "Babes in Arms"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She began work on Babes in Arms in April 1939, while still doing a few retakes for The Wizard of Oz.
The Hollywood premiere of Babes in Arms was held at Grauman's Chinese Theater on October 10, 1939, and Judy was honored that evening by placing her hand and footprints in the famous forecourt.
Both Babes in Arms and The Wizard of Oz were on the top ten list as well.
www.jgdb.com /arms.htm   (926 words)

 The Phoenix - News - 03/02/2005 - Kimberton Waldorf School to present 'Babes in Arms' musical   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Babes in Arms" tells the story of teenage thespians who are working at a summer stock theater in Cape Cod with hopes to put on their own musical review while toiling under the thumb of a bossy theater owner.
While "Babes in Arms" may not be a familiar show to you, it is a timeless tale and there are several songs that should be familiar to many, such as "I Wish I Were in Love Again," "My Funny Valentine," and "The Lady is a Tramp."
"Babes in Arms" will be performed at the KWS gym on West Seven Stars Road in Kimberton.
www.phoenixvillenews.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=14062754&BRD=1673&PAG=461&dept_id=17915&rfi=6   (297 words)

 Encyclopedia: Babes In Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alfred Drake (born Alfred Capurro) (October 7, 1914 - July 25, 1992) is a Broadway theater performer best known for his appearances in the musicals Babes in Arms, Oklahoma!, Kiss Me, Kate, and Kismet.
From Rule Sixteen of the Special Rules for The Music Awards Original Score: An original score is a substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Babes-In-Arms   (935 words)

 Greater Union Birch Carroll & Coyle | Cinema | Babes In Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It's a special screening for parents who have a squirming, gurgling, fidgeting, bawling bundle of joy who may be the most beautiful baby in the world but who's not the ideal movie companion.
But Babes in Arms sessions are just for you and all the other parents who have missed the best the big screen has to offer just because the apple of their eye decides to compete with the Dolby surround system.
Babes in Arms screenings take place at the cinemas listed below every Wednesday at 10.30am outside of school holidays.
www.greaterunion.com.au /movies/babes.asp   (228 words)

 News-Babes in Arms-Penn State Erie
When the Rodgers and Hart musical, Babes in Arms, opened on Broadway in 1937, it was about a group of kids who plan to put on a show in a barn.
Babes in Arms focuses on the fun, frustrations, and romances of a group of college-age would-be actors and actresses at a summer theatre in New England.
Babes in Arms will feature a talented cast that includes students, staff, and members of the community.
www.pserie.psu.edu /newscal/news2001/february-babesinarms.htm   (552 words)

 Amazon.com: Babes in Arms [EXPLICIT LYRICS]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A compilation of various outtakes, demos, and rarities released after the untimely termination of the delightfully raucous MC5, Babes in Arms is a fairly comprehensive disc that, especially when compared to the countless sloppy boots featuring tracks from their Detroit brethren the Stooges, proves to be a very pleasant listen.
There are plenty of good songs on Babes in Arms as well though and it is by no means a bad album, it simply should not take precedence over the group's "big three" if one is planning on buying an MC5 CD.
Babes in Arms is certainly good, and I enjoyed it immensely, but while the MC5 is easily a great band, Babes in Arms just isn't a great album.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000001Q46?v=glance   (1274 words)

 Babes in Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The film was released not long after OZ and was an immediate and major hit, becoming one of the most admired musicals of the year.
BABES IN ARMS was originally a Rogers and Hart show that proved a smash on the New York stage--a slightly satirical script with one of the most powerful scores of the 1930s.
Indeed, much of the score from the stage BIA is not in the film, but that's not the ego of Freed, that's the ego of Hollywood.
www.findtutorials.com /shop/0790749459/Babes_in_Arms.html   (1268 words)

 Medialunchbox - Music : Babes In Arms (1999 City Center Encores! Cast)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rodgers and Hart's Babes in Arms is the archetypal 'let's put on a show in a barn!' musical.
It's a shame that the book of BABES IN ARMS is such a mess and it has defied repeated attempts to revise and revive it.
BABES IN ARMS is given the 5-star treatment in this recording of the 1999 City Center's Encores!
www.medialunchbox.com /ItemId/B00002EQ6J   (480 words)

 Babes In Arms
Babes in Arms is one of Rodgers and Hart’s classic musicals.
Like the Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney movie, Babes in Arms (which came after the 1937 Broadway hit musical that opened at the Schubert Theater) is an irresistible tale of kids putting on a show.
The talented group of abandoned teenagers, whose parents are out-of-work vaudevillians, ply their show-biz aspirations in an attempt to avoid being sent to a work farm for the summer.
www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org /Babesinarms.htm   (625 words)

 onstage-Familiar Songs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you think Rodgers and Hart's 1937 musical Babes in Arms is the Busby Berkeley film with Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney, check out the real thing at CCM, a superb production that's a rousing celebration of music, dance and production numbers guaranteed to down any helicopter.
It's the first time the original Babes in Arms has been staged in more than 50 years.
CCM Restores 'Babes in Arms' to Original Glory
www.citybeat.com /archives/1998/issue415/onstagearticle2.html   (481 words)

 Babes Up in Arms - Newsweek Society - MSNBC.com
Any cocktail server whose weight increases by 7 percent will be suspended and then, if the weight doesn’t come off, relieved of the responsibility of facilitating the inebriation of people playing No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em with their paycheck.
I mean, I had to sit at a table so a Borgata Babe would give me a drink and I could check her out—er, I mean, interview her about the ethical implications of the new weight policy.
I was losing the magazine’s shirt when the first Borgata Babe came over in her tight, Zac Posen-designed velvet straps.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7047491/site/newsweek   (824 words)

 Talkin' Broadway Regional News & Reviews: Los Angeles - "Babes in Arms" - 9/18/03
Babes in Arms is just the latest in an apparently never ending string of shows in which the announced leads have been replaced by other performers.
Calling attention to that fact is a bad move for Babes in Arms, as neither of its two new leads give particularly stellar performances.
Babes in Arms continues at UCLA's Freud Playhouse through September 21, 2003.
www.talkinbroadway.com /regional/la/la116.html   (656 words)

 Babes in Arms -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Babes in Arms -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Babes in Arms is a 1937 (A play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing) musical theater production which tells the story of a boy who puts on a show to avoid being sent to a work farm.
It has as music by (United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902-1979)) Richard Rodgers, lyrics by (United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943)) Lorenz Hart and book by Rodgers and Hart.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/babes_in_arms.htm   (297 words)

 Babes in Arms Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"Babes in Arms," a 1959 Broadway musical written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, will be performed at the Tuttle Opera House March 28-30 by members of the Oklahoma Children’s Acting Guild.
Rounding out the cast is the Press Agent (Kevin Gottman of Tuttle) and the apprentices, including Peter (Antonio Gloria of Mustang), Libby (Taryn Hill of Tuttle), Nancy (Jessica House of Tuttle) Betty (Taylor Sparks of Tuttle) and Jack (Chris Hill of Tuttle).
Popular songs in "Babes in Arms" include "My Funny Valentine," "I Wish I Were in Love Again," "You’re Nearer," and "The Lady is a Tramp."
members.aol.com /okchildactguild/newsreleases/babesinarms.html   (349 words)

 Theater News - Reviews: Babes in Arms -
production of Rodgers and Hart's Babes in Arms is a pleasant outing featuring one of Broadway's most memorable scores but, due to poor pacing and a few misconceived performances, the evening is a bit lackluster.
The musical that's responsible for the "Let's put on a show in the barn" cliché, Babes In Arms -- a spirited story of young performers who want to bring their revue to Broadway -- is full of Rodgers and Hart tunes that have now become standards.
This production of Babes In Arms is diverting but misses the magic of the score itself, and that's too bad.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm?int_news_id=3889   (775 words)

 eBay - babes in ..., DVD, VHS items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Old Ballad of The Babes in the Wood.
Babes in Captivity by Pamela Redmond Satran (2004) 
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 Babes in Arms (1999 New York Cast) by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Babes in Arms (1999 New York Cast) by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Again, Arms, Babes, Ballet, Calhoun, Fair, Feet, Finale, Follies, Funny, Imagine, Intro, Johnny, Journey, Lady, Light, Once, Overture, Peter, Reprise, Their, Tramp, Valentine, Way, Were, West, Where, Wish
Babes in Arms (1999 New York Cast) on Amazon
www.brainymusic.com /albums/rb/babes_in_arms_1999_new_.html   (79 words)

 Tower Records - Babes In Arms - MC5
BABES IN ARMS is a compilation of rare outtakes and alternate mixes recorded 1966-1971.
Diehard fans had long craved rarities and outtakes from the band, and in 1983, ROIR released a compilation of such material, BABES IN ARMS.
In addition, there are alternate takes of such classics as "Shaking Street," "Future Now," "Sister Ann," "Poison," "Kick Out the Jams," and "Gotta Keep Moving." MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer has named BABES IN ARMS as his favorite album by the band--there's no denying the high quality and timelessness of the tracks.
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=1240446   (310 words)

 Piano Sheet Music - Babes In Arms (Vocal Selections - Piano)
This music has a difficulty rating of 5 on a scale of 1 to 6 with 6 being the hardest.
The Lady Is A Tramp - Composed by: Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart - From: Babes In Arms - ©1937
Babes In Arms - Composed by: Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart - From: Babes In Arms - ©1937
www.encoremusic.com /1700528.html   (441 words)

 Babes in the Arms
Gracie (the local barmaid) finds twin boys left in the cellar of the Transelvation Arms during a local whiskerino contest.
The inn is competing against fierce rival the Weavers Arms, run by publican Brunn-Weise.
It is Bar Keep however who finally wins the match when he brings out a cup of tea for Old Tom and catches the ball in the cup.
www.whiskerino.co.uk /films/babes.htm   (235 words)

 Goodspeed Musicals 2003 - Past Productions - 2002 - Babes in Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To the contrary, they were old hands at musical comedy and were at their peak of their artistry, often contributing to as many as many as six shows in one season.
Left to their own devices, the “babes,” as they were now called, had no desire to go to the local work farm.
If the BABES were “creating their own show,” this also meant that the scenery, props and costumes would be simple.
www.goodspeed.org /past_productions/2002/babes.htm   (4683 words)

 Babes In Arms, 1936 - Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Babes In Arms, 1936 - Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
On July 17, Babes in Arms became the only musical on Broadway.
Babes In Arms - F.A.Q. Babes In Arms - TV
www.lorenzhart.org /babes.htm   (711 words)

 Variety.com - Reviews - Babes in Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Indeed, "Babes in Arms" wants to be on Broadway so badly one can almost feel it waving goodbye to the Midwest before the end of the first act.
In the Guthrie version, not much of the original 1937 "Babes" book remains beyond the central premise of a bunch of orphaned kids who decide to put on a show to save an abandoned Broadway theater from the wrecking ball.
But at the heart of "Babes in Arms" beats a shameless (albeit infectious) celebration of the imagination and vitality of youth.
www.variety.com /article/VE1117910952   (808 words)

 Variety.com - Reviews - Babes in Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Goodspeed Musicals put on a show with Rodgers & Hart's 'Babes in Arms,' about Depression-era kids producing their own tuner.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Goodspeed's second time around with Rodgers & Hart's "Babes in Arms" ends with a smashingly danced finale that sends the audience out on a high.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117918430?categoryid=33&cs=1   (728 words)

 Babes In Arms - Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Babes In Arms - Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Babes in Arms - Studio Cast 1990 Buy it Now!
In 1939 MGM bought the rights and made a film usilng only 2 songs from the original score (Babes in arms and Where or When).
www.lorenzhart.org /faqbabes.htm   (116 words)

 Amazon.com: Babes In Arms (1989 Broadway Revival Cast) [CAST RECORDING]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BABES IN ARMS suffers from a hopelessly outdated book but it contains a cornucopia of hit songs.
Despite a slew of good reviews BABES had trouble attracting audiences until suddenly in teh summer it was the ONLY musical running on Broadway, and that helped it achieve a healthy run of 289 performances.
As far as the orchestra is concerned, this is BABES IN ARMS as Rodgers and Hart themselves originally heard it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000030ES?v=glance   (1169 words)

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