The Second Greatest Sex (1955)

Original id: 
7480
Start date: 
1 January 1955
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
A musical version of Lysistrata set in the American West: in 1880, Osawkie, Kansas is feuding with a rival town, keeping the town's men away from home. Matt Davis goes on a new foray on his wedding night; in response, his wife Liza organizes a marital strike.
Media of production: 
Film
Languages: 
English
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Lysistrata Aristophanes
Person Role Notes
Keith Andes Actor Rev. Maxwell
Jeanne Crain Actor Liza McClure, the Lysistrata figure
Kitty Kallen Actor Katy Connors
Bert Lahr Actor Job McClure
George Marshall Director
George Nadler Actor Matt Davis
Mamie Van Doren Actor Birdie Snyder
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (United States)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
The Second Greatest Sex - videotape of musical film Videotape archive

How to cite this production

The Second Greatest Sex (1955), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/7480 <29 November 2021>