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Myron McCormick & Arte Johnson "No Time For Sergeants" 1956 Playbill Signed Autograph
Playbill for the Alvin Theatre-"No Time For Sergeants"-1956-6" X 9"-32 pages-theatre program. This vintage Playbill features the 1956 production of "No Time For Sergeants" starring Myron McCormick and Arte Johnson.No Time for Sergeants is a 1954 best-selling novel by Mac Hyman, which was later adapted into a popular Broadway play and 1958 motion picture, as well as a 1964 television series. The book chronicles the misadventures of a country bumpkin named Will Stockdale who is drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II and assigned to the United States Army Air Force. Hyman was in the Army Air Forces during World War II when it was part of the US Army.Ira Levin adapted Hyman's novel for a play which originally appeared as an episode on The United States Steel Hour television series on 15 March 1955, starring Andy Griffith as Will Stockdale and Myron McCormick as his nemesis Sergeant Orville King. The play then opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre on October 20, 1955, produced by Maurice Evans and directed by Morton DaCosta. Griffith and McCormick again starred, and Don Knotts made his Broadway debut as Corporal Manual Dexterity. Scenic designer Peter Larkin won a Tony Award in 1956, and Andy Griffith was nominated for a Tony for Best Featured Actor. The play ran for a total of 796 performances, closing on September 14, 1957. The Playbill has been autographed on the front by Myron McCormick and Arte Johnson..................BOTH PLAYBILL AND AUTOGRAPHS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.....................