Morning Star. Comedy. Written by Sylvia Regan
. Incidental music by Lee Wainer
and Robert Sour. Directed by Charles Freeman
. Longacre Theatre: 16 Apr 1940- 8 Jun 1940 (63 performances). Cast: Martin Blaine (as "Harry Engel"), Joseph Buloff (as "Aaron Greenspan"), Ross Elliott (as "Hymie, as a Young Man"), Cecila Evans (as "...
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Sydney Lumet | Alan Smithee
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
In the early 1970's, Lumet was offered the directing job for a new version of the best-selling novel "Marjorie Morningstar" and went to meet with the studio because he found the novel's take on the Jewish American experience fascinating. However, Lumet was disgusted when the studio executives made it clear they wanted him to "de-ethnic" the film and not cast any Jewish actors in the main roles. ...
Highly dialogue driven films, with a lot of speeches and dramatic verbal duels.