It was so important to the boys.
But during the war, there was a different atmosphere, different feelings.
The show toured much of the country and a busy itinerary was made yet more hectic by invitations to visit service installations wherever she was playing.
Eventually, on October 10, 1959, Jane disappeared after marrying her beau.
That Jane, while still an attractive woman, managed to keep her clothes on! At the time, nudes were not allowed to move on stage and could only pose motionless in tableaux.
Other characters included Basil, her early boyfriend; Georgie Porgie, her later boyfriend; and the Colonel who always remained the perfect gentleman, probably because his wife Thelma often popped in to keep an eye on him.