Musical interlude

I love Richard Rogers’ music. Slaughter on 10th Avenue comes from the musical On Your Toes, which opened in 1936, starring Ray Bolger and Tamara Geva.  Slaughter is a show within the show, telling the tale of a dance hall girl, a hoofer, and a fatal love triangle.  Gene Kelly and Vera Ellen did a rather overwrought version for the incredibly cheesy Lorenz Hart biopic Words and Music. I just like the music, though, and pass on to you this very good version, sans dancing: