HMS Pinafore (1982)  24267

  • 00:00:00 Introduction   Douglas Fairbanks Jr
  • 00:52:20 Interval thoughts: Pinafore in USA   Douglas Fairbanks Jr
    • 00:53:05 Picture of Captain Corcoran from behind the proscenium in US production, with awful caricature of African-American stagehand holding spotlight

Frankie Howerd’s performance as Sir Joseph Porter notable for being almost entirely spoken (with broadly ‘correct’ rhythms).


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