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My Friend Irma (situation comedy, starring Marie Wilson)

    (CBS Primetime, 1952 - 1954)

    [based upon the CBS radio series which began in 1947 with
     the same principal cast members which included Cathy Lewis
     and Sid Tomack (later replaced by Hal March during his
     acting career, before he became a game-show host...)]


Theme: "Sentimental Rhapsody" from the 1931 film "Street Scene"

    [aka: "Street Scene"; this melody was re-used by Newman in
     a number of motion pictures for which he was music director,
     including the most notable -- the opening overture scene for
     the 1953 film "How To Marry A Millionaire" in which Newman
     is seen conducting the orchestra as a kind of "prelude" to
     the drama that follows...]

     Composer: Alfred Newman (ASCAP),
     [lyrics were added later by Harold Adamson]

     Original Publisher: Robbins Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publisher: EMI/Robbins Catalog Inc.
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date: 1931, according to "Who Wrote That Song", 
                           by Dick Jacobs

     Recording
          78rpm Single -- (1931)
                from the film soundtrack, conducted by Newman


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