Filled in for Jack Benny
for several weeks in the spring, when Benny was too ill to appear on his own comedy show.
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Did You Know?
[on shooting Macbeth
(1948)] Our best crowd scene was a shot where all the massed forces of Macduff's army are charging the castle. There was a very vivid sense of urgency to it, because what was happening, really, was that we'd just called noon break, and all those extras were rushing off to lunch.
He made The Lady from Shanghai
(1947) towards the end of his marriage to Rita Hayworth
. They were constantly fighting at the time and (some say as a comeuppance to Hayworth) he made her cut off most of her long, luxurious red hair and dye it bright platinum blonde.
One of the most recognizable deep voices in all of film, radio or television.