[JPL] On Green Dolphin Street

Sophia Peron info at jazzinn.com
Wed Aug 20 21:20:20 EDT 2008

It was the song written for a film starring
Van Heflin & Lana Turner set in CA on the Coast


Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to 
marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, 
William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William fall in love. 
Marguerite's sister, Marianne, also loves William. Timothy, a lowly 
carpenter, secretly loves Marianne. He kills a man in a fight, and 
Edmund helps him flee to New Zealand. William deserts inadvertently from 
the navy, and also flees in disgrace to New Zealand, where he and 
Timothy start a profitable business. One night, drunk, William writes 
Octavius, demanding his daughter's hand; but, being drunk, he asks for 
the wrong sister. / Written by James Barrett 
{jbarrett at sbastk.ess.sunysb.edu} 

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> I've wondered this for years.......
> Where is Green Dolphin Street located?  I heard it was Philadelphia.
> Does anyone know the story of the origins of that song?
> Aloha,
> Curious Bob
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