Appeared (as "Laura Reynolds"; Broadway debut) in "Tea and Sympathy" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Robert Anderson
. Lighting Design / Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed by Elia Kazan
. Ethel Barrymore Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 9 Feb 1955-9 Apr 1955, then moved to The 48th Street Theatre from 11 Apr 1955-...
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[about her famous romantic beach scene with Burt Lancaster
in From Here to Eternity
(1953)] It had to have rocks in the distance, so the water could strike the boulders and shoot upward -- all very symbolic. The scene turned out to be deeply affecting on film, but, God, it was no fun to shoot. We had to time it for the waves, so that at just the right moment a big one would come up and wash over ...
Her aunt Phyllis Smale, running the Hicks-Smale Drama School in Bristol, became her first acting coach.
Refined and repressed characters who go through harrowing emotional experiences
The English Rose