Mamba's Daughters. Written by Dorothy Heyward
and DuBose Heyward
. Featuring songs by Jerome Kern
. Based on the novel by DuBose Heyward. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Empire Theatre: 3 Jan 1939- May 1939 (closing date unknown/162 performances). Cast: Oliver Barbour
(as "The Prosecuting Attorney") [final Broadway role], Edna ...
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Did You Know?
The truth is I made a few good movies in the '50s, then went into freefall.
Was writer-director Billy Wilder
's first choice to play the lead in The Lost Weekend
(1945). The studio wanted Cary Grant
or a comparable matinée idol in the lead. When it became apparent Paramount would not greenlight the film with Ferrer in the part, Wilder gave in and looked for a star, but the role was considered too unsympathetic and was rejected by most of the male stars of the day. Wilder ...