Appeared (as "Other in the Play"; Broadway debut) in ""The Game of Love and Death" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Romain Rolland
as translated by Eleanor Stimson Brooks. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
. Guild Theatre: 15 Nov 1929-Jan 1930 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Alice Brady
(as "Sophie de Courvoisier"), Frank
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[on War and Peace
(1956) and referring to author of book Leo Tolstoy
] When I first agreed to do it, the screenplay by Irwin Shaw
was fine, but what happened? King Vidor
used to go home nights with his wife and rewrite it. All the genius of Tolstoy went out the window.
Fonda, who played the second Commander in Chief-Pacific (CINCPAC II) in In Harm's Way
(1965), was actually a naval veteran of World War II who served in the Pacific Theater. After making The Ox-Bow Incident
(1943), Fonda enlisted in the Navy to fight in World War II, saying, "I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio." He served in the Navy for three years, initially as a Quartermaster 3rd ...
Noticeable for his "cat-like" walk, especially in westerns: moving at a slow but clock- like tempo, throwing forward one foot at time, while letting the arms dangle loosely at his sides.