On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever


In order to quit smoking, eccentric Daisy Gamble seeks help from psychiatrist Dr. Mark Bruckner. Under hypnosis, Daisy describes memories of her 18th-century London life as the confident and commanding Melinda Wells. As Mark grows increasingly fascinated by Daisy's former persona, romantic complications ensue. Burton Lane and Alan Jay Lerner's melodic score includes the gorgeous title song, plus "Come Back To Me," "Hurry, It's Lovely Up Here," "What Did I Have That I Don't Have?" and "Melinda."


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  • Caution Smoking Smoking


  • Genre: Period, Experimental, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1960s, 18th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences


Alan Jay Lerner

ALAN JAY LERNER wrote these plays with Frederick Loewe: Life of the Party, What’s Up, The Day Before Spring, Brigadoon, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi. He also wrote Love Life with Kurt Weill, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever and Carmelina with Burton Lane, C ...

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Burton Lane

Burton Lane, born in 1912, was – in the words of the New York Times – “one of the most respected American songwriters.”

Lane began composing when he was just 15, writing songs for musical reviews. His most revered work is the rich, classic Broadway score for Finian’s Rainbow. ...

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