Appeared (as "Wang Lung") in "The Good Earth" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Owen Davis
and Donald Davis. Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck
. Scenic Design by Lee Simonson
. Directed by Philip Moeller
. Guild Theatre: 17 Oct 1932-Dec 1932 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Harry Barfoot (as "Priest from the Temple of ...
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Often we'd secretly like to do the very things we discipline ourselves against. Isn't that true? Well, here in the movies I can be as mean, as wicked as I want to - and all without hurting anybody. Look at that lovely girl I've just shot!
Although they lived in Pennsylvania, Rains did not want his daughter to have a Pennsylvanian accent. He taught her to pronounce words the way he did, and he was successful. Also, as a young child, she stuttered and Rains' cure for this was for everyone in the house to sing everything they wanted to say, which worked.
Acted with his derisive, bulging eyes