Appeared (as "Short-Card Charley") in "The Belle of the West" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book / Lyrics by Harry B. Smith
. Music by Karl Hoschna
. Directed by Edward E. Rose
. Grand Opera House: 13 Nov 1905-18 Nov 1905 (8 performances). Cast: Leona Ambrose (as "Nora"), Elsie Artz (as "Aurora"), Florence Brindley (as "Virginia ...
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Mr. Wallace Beery
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Did You Know?
I never let anyone sucker me, not even for a nickel.
When the Academy Awards were first presented, the winners were announced ahead of the ceremony, partly with the hope the recipients would show up to collect their award. When it was announced that the winner of the 1931 prize for best actor went to Fredric March
, Beery reportedly stormed into the office of MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer
, demanding he be given the award instead. The result was a ...