Appeared (as "Small Boy") in "Dead End" on Broadway. Drama. Production Design by Norman Bel Geddes
. Written and directed by Sidney Kingsley
. Belasco Theatre: 28 Oct 1935-12 Jun 1937 (687 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn
(as "Mr. Griswald"), Charles Bellin, Charles Benjamin, Philip Bourneuf
, Marie R. Burke, Richard Clark, ...
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Did You Know?
There's no real difference in acting between theater and film. Well, there's one difference -- you can get away with more in the theater; you can take it easier than you can in film. But that cliché about how you have to reduce the performance , make it smaller for film, isn't true. You just have to work more honestly.
Claimed that one of his habits to maintain energy on-set was to catch a nap at lunch. He would go to his trailer, quickly consume a small sandwich wrap in one bite, and lie down to sleep for the remainder of the break. He further claimed that his discipline over the years was such that he never had to set an alarm.
Films often take place in single confined locations