(Original program from the show! 1936-37 EDITION. From the...)
Original program from the show! 1936-37 EDITION. From the Original production. The "ZIEGFELD FOLLIES" were the most lavish musical productions on Broadway between 1907 and 1931. Blending beauty, music and talent with over 100 graceful and elegant "Ziegfeld Girls" in priceless gowns, jewels and flowers, audiences knew they would be treated to the most memorable evening possible. The key to the ongoing success of the "Follies", even in the worst of times w
His 1937 play, Room Service ran for 500 performances on Broadway and was turned into two films, the first, Room Service, starred the Marx Brothers, the second, Step Lively, starred Frank Sinatra. The play was also adapted for two television productions. During World World War II, Murray served in the United States Army as a captain in the Signal Corporation, marrying Joan Loewi in 1941.
He return to writing for Broadway after the war, writing songs and sketches for the Ziegfeld Follies and Alive and Kicking.
Murray also began writing for the Eddie Cantor radio show and the Philosophy Baker radio show. Eventually, he turned to writing for television as well.