Appeared (as "Elaine Bumpstead") in "Broken Dishes" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Martin Flavin
. Directed / produced by Marion Gering
. Ritz Theatre (moved to The Theatre Masque from Jan 1930 to close): 5 Nov 1929-Apr 1930 (closing date unknown/178 performances). Cast: Reed Brown Jr.
(as "Bill Clark"), Etha Dack (as "Mabel ...
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[of the studio executives] Four compliments a year, we never would have asked for so much money. Truthfully! They never knew it! Actors are complete suckers for good parts, you know, and just saying, "You did a *good* job, Bette!" Never. Never. Never.... I think it would've made a whole different salary scale in California, yes, I do. They only respected you by how much money you made. You could ...
Her role in The Petrified Forest
(1936) got parodied in the cartoon "She Was an Acrobat's Daughter". It depicts a movie called "The Petrified Florist", starring Leslie Coward (a spoof of Leslie Howard) and Bette Savis.
Portrayal of strong female characters
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