(7/20/42) Radio: Appeared (as "Dexter") in the "Lux Radio Theater" production of "The Philadelphia Story".
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Mr. Cary Grant | Archibald Leach
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Did You Know?
I have no rapport with the new idols of the screen, and that includes Marlon Brando
and his style of Method acting. It certainly includes Montgomery Clift
and that God-awful James Dean
. Some producer should cast all three of them in the same movie and let them duke it out. When they've finished each other off, James Stewart
, Spencer Tracy
and I will return and start making real movies again like ...
Replaced James Stewart
as the hapless ad man "Roger Thornhill" in North by Northwest
(1959). Stewart very much wanted the part, but director Alfred Hitchcock
decided not to cast him because of the box office failure of Vertigo
(1958), which Hitchcock blamed on Stewart for looking "too old" and chose Grant instead, even though he was actually four years older.