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Miss Dolly Dollars is a musical comedy written in two acts with the book and lyrics by Harry B. Smith and music by Victor Herbert. The musical concerns a wealthy American girl in Europe, who is sought after by bankrupt aristocrats.

After a tryout in Rochester, New York, the musical opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre in New York City, on September 4, 1905.

Dramatis Personæ

DOROTHY GAY   (an American heiress known as "Dolly Dollars") Lulu Glaser
LORD BURLINGHAM   (in favor of an Anglo-American Alliance) Melville Steward
FINNEY DOOLITTLE   (an Educated Fool) R. C. Herz
SAMUEL GAY   (a Condensed Soup Magnate) Charles Bradshaw
MRS. GAY   (his better fifty percent) Carrie Perkins
GUY GAY   (who pays a fellow to study for him at Oxford) Carter De Haven
BERTHA BILLINGS   (Dorothy's maid with a fondness for Romance) Olive Murray
CELESTE Elsie Ferguson
LIEUT. VON RICHTER   (of the German Army) Henry Vogel
MIGGS   (Lord Burlingham's valet) Byron Ongley
HON. PERCY FITZBOODLE
MARQUIS DE BACCARAT
BARON VON RHEINHEISTER
COUNT RUNOFFSKY
COUNT CHIANTI
DUKE DA BOLERO
PRINCE UMSKYVITCH
CAPTAIN SHERIDAN BARRY
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(Members of the Club of Friendly Rivals) {
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William Naughton
James Leahy
Carl Hartberg
James Reany
Enrico Oremonte
John Ardizone
Sidney Harris
Edward Leahy
HON. MONTAGUE BANK
HON. MAYLAND BANK
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(Eton Boys) {
Bessie Holbrook
Sadie Probst
MARGERY Lillian Spencer
MILLICENT Queenie Hewlitt
HELEN HASTINGS
FREDA DRESSLER
ESTELLE DE LANGE
NORAH M'CREE
RUTH DELAMERE
VENA RODRIGUEZ
MIRIAM ODELL
FRANCES MORTIMER
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(The Summer Girls) {
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Paula Desmond
Elsa Rheinhardt
Vida Whitmore
Aline Redmond
Helen Marlborough
Leila Benton
Susanne Parker
Gabrielle Stahl

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   A Villa on the Thames at Henley.

Lulu Glaser
Lulu Glaser as Dorothy Gay

ACT II   -   Garden of a Hotel in Paris.

MIDI files copyright © 2008 Colin Johnson   All Rights Reserved

External Link
Miss Dolly Dollars at Wikipedia

American Musical Theatre

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