Opens with the pseudo-Egyptian and Roman ""Cleopatra's procession,"" featuring dance ensemble number of classical Egyptian and African tribal movements and including a surprise appearance by Jack Benny.
Featured parody sketches on how three Broadway composers might have written music on Baseball: ""My Fair Umpire,"" a sports satire of Lerner & Loewe's 'My Fair Lady' in which Higgins (Kaye) and Eliza (Powell) sing songs such as ""The aim of the game is mainly to complain;"" ""Horsehide Story,"" a choreographed parody of Leonard Bernstein's 'West Side Story' set on the baseball diamond; and ""Baseball Man,"" set to the tune of Meredith Wilson's 'Music Man.' Also, sketch ""The Victim"" about a first-time airline passenger(Kaye & Cooper). ""The Bandstand"" sketch about a cheap clup trio (Kaye, Cooper and Sam D'Andrea) trying to perform as well as impersonating another act on a revolving bandstand.
Musical numbers: Danny Kaye - Consider Yourself / Take Me Out to the Ballgame / (Russian song) May TherRead More