Appeared (as "Luba") in "Darkness at Noon" on Broadway. Drama. Written / directed by Sidney Kingsley
. Based on the novel by Arthur Koestler
. "Moscow" composed by Dan and Dm. Pokras. Alvin Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre from 26 Mar 1951 to close): 13 Jan 1951-23 Jun 1951 (186 performances). Cast: Claude Rains
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[about her Oscar-winning role in A Streetcar Named Desire
(1951)] It was not at all certain I would do the movie. As a matter of fact, I had to test for it twice. First, I did a film test in New York with Elia Kazan
. Then I got a call telling me to come to California for another test. They weren't happy with my hair. Vivien Leigh
was going to wear a blonde wig, and for some reason they wanted me ...
According to an in-depth article on Kim by Joseph Collura
in the October 2009 issue of "Classic Images", Kim was quiet and painfully shy as a child and overcame it through the guidance of a local dramatics teacher, a Mrs. Carmine. Included were diction, voice and posture lessons.