06 April 2009

Give My Regards to Broadway

On this day in 1939, Yankee Doodle Dandy George M. Cohan arrived home on the RMS Queen Mary after a stay in England, during which, according to him, he saw "twenty six plays in twenty days." The best of the lot? Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw's, Geneva. He ought to know.


Source:
New York Times
Corbis


 


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