Bavu. Melodrama. Written by Earl Carroll
. Directed by Earl Carroll. Earl Carroll Theatre: 25 Feb 1922- Mar 1922 (closing date unknown/25 performances). Cast: Maude Eburne (as "Piplete"), Helen Freeman
(as "Annia"), Henry Herbert
(as "Bavu"), Carlotta Monterey (as "Olga"), William Powell
[credited as William H. Powell] (as "...
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William H. Powell
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
[when asked how he kept so slim] "I highly recommend worrying. It's much more effective than dieting."
Powell was lured away from Paramount by Warners with a contract pf $6000 a week, but after a year or so Jack L. Warner forced Depression salary cuts on many of his stars including Powell, reducing it to $4000 per week. Powell was unhappy with the situation and left Warner for MGM, where he spent the bulk of his career.