(1970s) Toured with his wife, Mary Ann Todd
, in a production of "Gas Light," the dramatic play (the various films based on the play were all titled as "Gaslight" after 1940, but were titled as "Gas Light" or "Angel Street" before 1940), written by Patrick Hamilton
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It's not difficult for me to hide emotion [on-screen], since I've always hidden it in my personal life.
Trained as an opera singer, but was rarely, e.g. in The North Star
(1943), allowed to use his fine singing voice in the movies. In the one musical he did make, State Fair
(1945), his voice was dubbed because the studio was unaware he was a trained singer. He later explained that he didn't correct their mistake because he felt the singer dubbing him probably needed the money.