Peter Pan (1950). (Revival). Written by J.M. Barrie
. Music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein
. Music arranged by Trude Rittman
. Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay. Music and Lyrics by Leonard Bernstein. Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang
. Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang. Costume Design by Motley. Flying Supervisor: Peter Foy
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Miss Jean Arthur
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[About her early career] I was all right in long shots, but when it came to close-ups, sustained emotion was beyond me. I knew nothing about acting and often wondered why I had not continued with my plan to become a teacher of modern languages.
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 ...
Distinctive unconvential looks