Moby Dick. Drama. Written by Orson Welles
[final Broadway credit]. Adapted from "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville
. Incidental music by Harold Glick. Directed by Douglas Campbell
. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 28 Nov 1962- 8 Dec 1962 (13 performances). Cast: Judith Doty
(as "Young Actress' Understudy"), Bill Fletcher (as "Member of the ...
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When old actors come up to me and say, "I don't know if I should do this role. It might be bad for my image", I say, "That's tough that you only have one image. My heart bleeds for you!" We are supposed to create raw people, explore life and communicate at the highest level; be it pain, joy or what have you. That's what I believe. I guess you could say it does become a philosophy, a way of life.
Steiger, who originated the role of "Marty" in the eponymous TV production The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse: Marty
(1953), said that he turned down the role in the 1955 movie production as the Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions contract would have bound him for years. Harold Hecht
and Burt Lancaster
, on their part, said that they did not want to cast Steiger as they felt the public would ...
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style