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Call Me Madam

Stage Musical (1950), Film Musical (1953).
Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin. Book: Russel Crouse and Howard Lindsay.

Synopsis

Satire on politics and foreign affairs, the musical, revolves around a well-meaning but ill-informed Washington hostess, Sally Adams, who is made ambassador to a fictional country, Lichtenberg. She falls in love with their suave foreign minister, Cosmo Constantine, who does not want his country Americanized, whereas his political opponents want to get aid from the USA.

Links

Broadway Musical
Musical Heaven

Biography

Irving Berlin

Reviews

New York Times 1995 Review
Talkin' Broadway Los Angeles Review
New York Times 1953 Movie Review
DVD Verdict Review
Variety Movie Review

Video

Ruthie Henshall video
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