Revolt. Written by Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble
. Vanderbilt Theatre: 31 Oct 1928- Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/30 performances). Produced by William Powell
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William H. Powell
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I have never gone into a picture without first studying my characterization from all angles. I make a study of the fellow's life and try to learn everything about him, including the conditions under which he came into this world, his parentage, his environment, his social status, and the things in which he is interested. Then I attempt to get his mental attitude as much as possible.
In 1938, Powell was diagnosed with cancer of the rectum. Rather than undergo a colostomy, he agreed to an experimental treatment where platinum needles containing radium pellets were inserted into Powell's body, where they remained for six months, by which time his cancer had gone into remission. It was many years before he publicly revealed he had had cancer. At the time of his illness and ...