Co-produced (as The Mercury Theatre) "The Cradle Will Rock" on Broadway. Musical/drama. Book by / directed by Marc Blitzstein
. Windsor Theatre: 3 Jan 1938-Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/108 performances). Cast: John Adair
(as "Harry Druggist"), Guido Alexander, Howard Bird, Marc Blitzstein, Billy Bodkins, Helen Carter, Robert ...
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Did You Know?
A poet needs a pen, a painter a brush, and a director an army.
Film critics lobbied for him to record an audio commentary for Citizen Kane
(1941), but he refused, stating that he was tired of talking about it.
Frequently wrote, directed and starred in films that feature the rise and fall of main characters (Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane
(1941), Gregory Arkadin in _Confidential Report (1955)_, Detective Hank Quinlan in Touch of Evil
(1958)) who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.