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Guys and Dolls

Guys And Dolls is a successful 1950 musical. It had a long run on Broadway (1200 performances) and was filmed in 1955 starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra (debuted on November 3, 1955). The words and music were written by Frank Loesser and the book was by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.

It is based upon "The Idyll Of Miss Sarah Brown", a short story by Damon Runyon.

Table of contents
1 The Songs
2 Broadway Production
3 London Production
4 Goldwyn movie production 1955
5 Revivals

The Songs

Broadway Production

The show opened at the 46th Street Theatre on November 24th, 1950.


London Production

The show opened at the Coliseum on May 28, 1953 and ran for 555 performances.


Goldwyn movie production 1955

The movie version was directed by Joseph Mankiewicz.



A later revival in 1976 featured an all-black cast.