The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1932). Drama. Written by Jean Bart
. Directed by Herbert J. Biberman
. Broadhurst Theatre: 8 Sep 1932- Oct 1932 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: Rita Agostini, Jean Arthur
(as "Adele Verin"), Richard Barrows, William Boren, Richard Bowler
(as "French Soldier"), Lionel Braham (as "Baron...
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Miss Jean Arthur
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I bumped into every kind of disappointment, and was frustrated at every turn. Roles promised me were given to other players, pictures that offered me a chance were shelved, no one was particularly interested in me, and I had not developed a strength of personality to make anyone believe I had special talents. I wanted so desperately to succeed that I drove myself relentlessly, taking no time off ...
Quit movies at the height of her career in 1944, following an Oscar nomination and while still Columbia Pictures' top female box-office attraction. She appeared in only two more films, for Oscar-winning directors Billy Wilder
(A Foreign Affair
(1948)) and George Stevens
(1953)). According to John Oller's biography "Jean Arthur: The Actress Nobody Knew" (1997), Arthur was a shy person who ...