Appeared (as "Martha Minch") in "The Star-Wagon" on Broadway. Drama/fantasy. Written by Maxwell Anderson
. Musical Director: Albert Pearl. Directed / produced by Guthrie McClintic
. Empire Theatre: 29 Sep 1937-Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/223 performances). Cast: Burgess Meredith
(as "Stephen Minch"), Evelyn Abbott, Alan ...
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[Receiving an honorary Oscar in 1971] Oh, all the charming ghosts I feel around me who should share this! It was our privilege for a little while to serve that beautiful thing, the film, and we never doubted for a moment that it was the most powerful thing, the mind and heartbeat of our technical century.
She was a staunch supporter of the Republican Party and an active anti-communist. She went to her grave denying that The Birth of a Nation
(1915) was racist, despite ongoing protests that it was a glorification of the Ku Klux Klan. She was thrilled to be invited to the White House by President Warren G. Harding
following the premiere of Orphans of the Storm
(1921), and met with Benito Mussolini