The Ham Tree (1905). Musical/vaudeville. Book by George V. Hobart
. Lyrics by William Jerome
. Musical Director: John C. Sorg. Scenic Design by Ernest Gros. Costume Design by F. Richard Anderson. Musical Staging by Ned Wayburn
. Directed by Herbert Gresham. New York Theatre: 28 Aug 1905- 11 Nov 1905 (90 performances). Cast: Edna ...
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He was the second choice to play the title role in The Wizard of Oz
(1939). 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", Fields was too busy writing and acting in his latest film for Universal Pictures - ...
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.