Music from Magic Town

The 1947 film, Magic Town, starred Stewart and Jane Wyman. The music for the film was composed by Roy Webb, but the title track was written by Mel Torme and Robert Wells.The February 19, 1947, edition of Variety announced that Torme would be recording the title song: Torme‚Äôs label, Musicraft, placed this ad in Billboard…

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The Barbara Welles Show

Here is some additional information about Stewart’s appearance on The Barbara Welles Show which was documented in our book. As mentioned in the book, there was not really a “Barbara Welles,” instead the host of the show was Florence Pritchett. What we didn’t know at the time was that she had only been on the…

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Day After Day – A Trip to the Recording Studio

As most Stewart fans know, he was a member of the Triangle Club, a theatrical troupe, at Princeton University. Each school year, the club produced an original student written musical and took it on a national tour. For the 1931-1932 school year, that musical was Spanish Blades. In the play, Stewart played the role of…

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