Ziegfeld Follies of 1918 (1918). Musical revue. Music by Louis A. Hirsch
and Dave Stamper
. Based on material by Rennold Wolf
and Gene Buck
. Lyrics by Wolf and Buck. Interpolations by Irving Berlin
and Viktor Jacobi
. Musical Direction by Frank Darling. Featuring songs with lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva
3 Biographical Movies
13 Print Biographies
Bill | Charles Bogle | Otis Criblecoblis | W. C. Fields | Mahatma Kane Jeeves
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
Children should neither be seen nor heard from...ever again.
He was the second choice to play the title role in
The Wizard of Oz
. There are still some arguments as to why he turned the part down. Some sources say that he refused to play "The Wizard" because MGM wouldn't pay the salary he wanted, but according to Doug McClelland, author of "Down The Yellow Brick Road"...
Usually portrayed rather pessimistic, aggressive and suspicious-natured men with great fondness of alcohol. Yet, this same character was at the same time dogged by his wife and he rarely managed to speak up against her. He is remembered for his hatred of children, but did in fact frequently possess great fatherly affection for his daughter.