Tin Pan Alley. Written by Hugh Stanislaus Stange
. Directed by Lester Lonergan
. Biltmore Theatre: 1 Nov 1928- Dec 1928 (closing date unknown/69 performances). Cast: John Abrams (as "One of the Three Jolly Good Fellows"), Ward Argo (as "One of the Rialto Rounders"), Roger Bacon (as "Her Son"), George Bleasdale (as "One of the ...
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[on winning the best actress Oscar for It Happened One Night
(1934)] I was surprised when I got the prize. I really had no idea I would get it. In fact, I was ready to leave for New York the night they called to tell me about it. Dressed in a mousy brown suit, I was escorted into the banquet hall full of diamonds and tail coats. It was especially embarrassing because I imagined they thought I was...
She was so convinced that she would lose the Oscar competition in 1935 to write-in nominee Bette Davis
, that she decided not to attend the awards ceremony. When she, contrary to her belief, won that year for her performance in It Happened One Night
(1934) she was summoned from a train station to pick up her Oscar.