(1/11/51) Radio: Appeared on "Screen Directors Playhouse" in "Ivy".
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[on working with Orson Welles
on Jane Eyre
(1943)] You can not battle an elephant. Orson was such a big man in every way that no one could stand up to him. On the first day at 4 o'clock, he strode in followed by his agent, a dwarf, his valet and a whole entourage. Approaching us, he proclaimed, "All right, everybody turn to page eight." And we did it, though he was not the director.
She and Katharine Hepburn
both appeared in productions of "The Lion in Winter" (Hepburn in the 1968 film version [The Lion in Winter
(1968)]), Fontaine in a 1979 Austrian stage production), and both passed away at the age of 96. Fontaine had appeared onscreen with Hepburn in Quality Street
Often played delicate women put through emotional turmoil