German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of The Play BLACK VELVET
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1939
Place of Premiere London Hippodrome
Language(s) English
Genre Revue
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Robert Nesbitt
Director Robert Nesbitt
Author Harry Parr Davies
Cast Vic Oliver, Jack and John Bredwin, Pat Kirkwood, Frances Day, Roma Beaumont, Carol Lynne, Max and Harry Nesbitt
Literature Times, 15 November 1939
Jewish Chronicle, 17 November 1939
Special notes The very successful show included the famous blackout song "Crash, Bang, I Want to Go Home"

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