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Styne established his own dance band, which brought him to the notice of Hollywood, where he was championed by Frank Sinatra and where he began a collaboration with lyricist Sammy Cahn, with whom he wrote many songs for the movies, including " It's Been a Long, Long Time " (# 1 for 3 weeks for Harry James and His Orchestra in 1945 ), " Five Minutes More ," and the Oscar-winning " Three Coins in the Fountain ".
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In 1948, after being persuaded by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne and her agent at the time, Al Levy, she auditioned for Michael Curtiz, which led to her being cast in the female lead role in Romance on the High Seas.
Her performance of the song " Embraceable You " impressed Styne and his partner, Sammy Cahn and they recommended her for a role in Romance on the High Seas, which they were working on for Warner Brothers.
Jule Styne ( December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994 ) was a British-born American songwriter especially famous for a series of Broadway musicals, which included several very well known and frequently revived shows.
Styne wrote original music for the short-lived, themed amusement park Freedomland U. S. A. which opened on June 19, 1960.
The film was adapted by Jule Styne ( music ) and Marsha Norman ( book and lyrics ) into a Broadway musical, which was directed by Stanley Donen.
At John Garfield's suggestion of opening a servicemen's club in Hollywood, Davis — with the aid of Warner, Cary Grant and Jule Styne — transformed an old nightclub into the Hollywood Canteen, which opened on October 3, 1942.
Her writing partnership with Adolph Green lasted for six decades, during which time they collaborated with other leading entertainment figures such as the famed " Freed Unit " at MGM, Jule Styne and Leonard Bernstein.
Their stage work of the 1950s included the revue Two on the Aisle, starring Bert Lahr and Dolores Gray, with music by Jule Styne ; Wonderful Town, a musical adaptation of the play My Sister Eileen with music by Bernstein ; and Bells Are Ringing, which reunited them with Judy Holliday and Jule Styne.
Harburg and Gorney were offered a contract with Paramount: in Hollywood, Harburg worked with composers Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Jerome Kern, Jule Styne, and Burton Lane, and wrote the lyrics for The Wizard of Oz for which he won the Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song for Over the Rainbow.
When the stage show was adapted for the screen, he and songwriting partner Jule Styne were asked to write a title tune, which eventually garnered them both Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Song entitled " Funny Girl ".
Bennett's career as a Broadway dancer began in the 1961 Betty Comden – Adolph Green – Jule Styne musical Subways Are For Sleeping, after which he appeared in Meredith Willson's Here's Love and the short-lived Bajour.
While in London, he also directed Bar Mitzvah Boy ( 1978 ), which had music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Don Black.
Black's stage credits include the musicals Billy ( music: John Barry ), Bar Mitzvah Boy ( music: Jule Styne ), Dear Anyone ( music: Geoff Stephens ), Budgie ( music: Mort Shuman ) and several Andrew Lloyd Webber shows: the 1979 song-cycle, Tell Me on a Sunday, which was performed by Marti Webb ( whom Black also managed for a time ); Aspects of Love, which propelled Michael Ball to stardom ; and, together with Christopher Hampton, the musical adaptation of the Billy Wilder film Sunset Boulevard.
In the field of musical theatre, the Guild has promoted works by Richard Rodgers, teamed with both Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, George and Ira Gershwin, Jule Styne, and Meredith Willson, all of which have become classics. Under President John F. Kennedy, the Guild was engaged to assemble a US theatre company, headed by Helen Hayes, to tour the capitals of Europe and South America with works by Tennessee Williams, Thornton Wilder, and William Gibson.
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Styne attended Chicago Musical College, but before then he had already attracted attention of another teenager, Mike Todd, later a successful film producer, who commissioned him to write a song for a musical act that he was creating.
Styne and Hollywood
The creative team, composer Jule Styne, lyricist Sammy Cahn and writer Stephen Longstreet had worked in Hollywood, as had the producers Monte Proser and Joseph Kipness ( who had also produced several short-lived Broadway shows ) and actors Phil Silvers, who was known for his on-screen con-man persona, and Nanette Fabray.
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He acted and directed in stock where he appeared in a wide spectrum of theatre works ranging from Shakespeare to Jule Styne.
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Styne was elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972 and the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981, and he was a recipient of a Drama Desk Special Award and the Kennedy Center Honors in 1990.
Anchors Aweigh was also nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role ( Gene Kelly ), Best Cinematography, Color ( Robert Planck, Charles P. Boyle ), Best Music, Song ( for Jule Styne ( music ) and Sammy Cahn ( lyrics ) for " I Fall in Love Too Easily ") and Best Picture.
Gypsy's memoir, titled Gypsy, was published in 1957 and was taken as inspirational material for the Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim, and Arthur Laurents Broadway musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable.
Original music for the park was written by Jule Styne, composer of many Broadway musicals, including Gypsy and Funny Girl.
The commentary was done by the fictional Dan Stevens ( Terry McGovern ) and Peter O ' Keefe ( Jay Styne ).
Look to the Lilies was a short-lived Broadway musical with a book by Leonard Spigelgass, lyrics by Sammy Cahn, and music by Jule Styne.
" It commented that Phil Silvers was cast against type, here playing " the fall guy, the poor sap who ends as the victim .... Betty Comden and Adolph Green have written sprightly lyrics, and Jule Styne has contributed some attractive as well as some ear-shattering tunes.
It was nominated for an Academy Award as " Best Song " but was defeated by " Three Coins in the Fountain " from the movie of the same name written by Jule Styne and lyricist Sammy Cahn.
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During 1972, a musical play based on the screenplay of the film, entitled Sugar, opened on Broadway, starring Elaine Joyce, Robert Morse, Tony Roberts and Cyril Ritchard, with book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Bob Merrill, and ( all-new ) music by Jule Styne.
* Nominated: Best Song, " I Fall In Love Too Easily " ( Words and Music by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, Sung by Frank Sinatra )
The squeaky voice, the embarrassed giggle, the brassy naivete, the dimples, the teeter-totter walk fortunately remain unimpaired ... Miss Holliday now adds a trunk-full of song-and-dance routines ... Without losing any of that doll-like personality, she is now singing music by Jule Styne and dancing numbers composed by Jerome Robbins and Bob Fosse.
** Peter Pan – Music by Moose Charlap, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, additional music by Jule Styne, additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green ( based on the play Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie )