The Starcross Story. Written by Diana Morgan
[only Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Directed by John C. Wilson
. Royale Theatre: 13 Jan 1954 (1 performance). Cast: Mary Astor
(as "Anne Meredith") [final Broadway role], Lynn Bailey
(as "Christine Starcross"), Margaret Bannerman (as "Alice Venning"), Philippa
2 Print Biographies |
2 Pictorials |
Helen Quintal for the Mrs. Goodfield role
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
At Metro, you practically had to go to the front office if you wanted something as real as having your hair mussed. . . All automobiles were shiny, a picture never hung crooked, a door never squeaked, stocking seams were always straight and no actress ever had a shiny nose.
was originally cast as Sandra Kovak, the hot-tempered but talented pianist, in The Great Lie
(1941) but instead opted for the smaller role of Maggie Van Allen in a bid to let her good friend Astor save her film career. As a result Astor won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance.