Mandy" is a popular song by Irving Berlin, published in 1919.
"Mandy" was originally used for an Army relief show called "Yip Yip Yaphank" during World War I (but later cut). For the number, soldiers in the show dressed in
blackface and in drag. This song and chorus line was also re-created for the 1943 Warner Brothers . This Is The Army
The number became a hit when it was re-used in the
Ziegfeld Follies of 1919, where it was performed by Eddie Cantor and Marilyn Miller.
This song was performed by Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, Ann Sothern, George Murphy, The Nichols Brothers, and The Goldwyn Girls in the 1934 film Kid Millions.
The song was revived in the
1954 movie where it was sung by White Christmas, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, and Rosemary Clooney.