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Eddie Cantor Comedy Theatre (comedy-variety)

     (Syndicated by ZIV-TV, 1955)


Theme: If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Suzie),
          from the 1925 musical revue "Big Boy"

     [Vaudeville and radio comedian Eddie Cantor was long associated
      with the song "If You Knew Susie", which became his signature
      song after he had an early phonograph hit with it in 1925.
      However the song was introduced in the musical that same
      year by Al Jolson...

      Cantor was known for his large eyes, was also associated with 
      another song -- "Ma (He's Making Eye's At Me)".
      
      Writer Buddy De Sylva was sometimes credited as "B. G. De Sylva"]

     Composers: music by Joseph Meyer (ASCAP) and
                         Stephen W. Ballantine (ASCAP);
                lyrics by Buddy De Sylva (ASCAP)
                     [professional name of George Gard De Sylva]
                     
     1978 Publishers: Anne Rachel Music Corp. (ASCAP) and
                      Shapiro Bernstein & Co. (ASCAP)
     1999 Publishers: The Songwriters Guild (ASCAP) of
                         Weehawken, NJ;
                      Shapiro Bernstein & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) of
                         New York, NY; and
                      Jo-Ro Music (ASCAP)
                         c/o Larry Spier Inc. of
                         New York, NY
     Composition Date: circa 1925
     Recordings: [numerous]


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