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  • (1929) Stage: Directed / Scenic Designer for "Journey's End", produced on Broadway (earliest Broadway credit). Drama. Written by R.C. Sherriff. Henry Miller's Theatre: 22 Mar 1929-17 May 1930 (485 performances). Cast: Sol Douday (as "German Soldier"), Jack Hawkins (as "2nd Lt. Hibbert"), Colin Keith-Johnston (as "Capt. Stanhope"; Broadway debut), Leon Quartermaine (as "Lt. Osborne"), Evelyn Roberts (as "Capt. Hardy"), Sidney Seaward (as "Sergeant Major"), Eric Stanley (as "Colonel"), Victor Stanley (as "Pvt. Mason"), Henry Wenman (as "2nd Lt. Trotter"), Derek Williams (as "2nd Lt. Raleigh"). Produced by Gilbert Miller. Produced by arrangement with Maurice Browne. NOTE: Filmed as Journey's End (1930).
  • (1930) Stage: Directed "The Violet" and "One, Two, Three" [joint production]. Henry Miller's Theatre: 29 Sep 1930-Nov 1930 (closing date unknown/40 performances). (I)"The Violet": Written by Ferenc Molnár. Cast: Johnnie Brewer (as "John"; Broadway debut), Joan Carr (as "Miss Rakolnoki"), Natica De Acosta (as "Miss Roboz"), Ruth Gordon (as "Ilona Stobri"), A.P. Kaye (as "The Producer-Manager"), Reginald Mason (as "The Composer"), Sue Moore (as "Miss Szell"), Aldeah Wise (as "Miss Markus"). (2) "One, Two, Three" (comedy): Written by Ferenc Molnár. Cast: Johnnie Brewer (as "A Haberdasher"), A.S. 'Pop' Byron (as "Nordson"), Eileen Byron (as "Miss Posner"), Joan Carr (as "Miss Brasch"), Maurice Cass (as "Colleon"), Audray Dale (as "Lydia"), Forbes Herbert (as "Dawson Karl"), Natica De Acosta (as "Miss Petrowitsch"), Carl Del Mel (as "Ferdinand"), George Fogle (as "Mr. Ciring"), Norbert Humphreys (as "Nordson's Valet"), Colin Hunter (as "Felix"), Fifi Laynee (as "Miss Lind"), Donald MacMillan (as "Kaldoorian"), Isidore Marcil (as "A Barber"), Reginald Mason) (as "Count Von Dubois-Schottenburg"), Robert Noble (as "Dr. Faber"), Frederick Roland (as "Dr. Pinsky"), Frank Rothe (as "Kristian"), Harold Thomas (as "Dr. Wolff"), George Henry Trader (as "Nordson's Secretary"), John Williams (as "Anton Schuh"), J.P. Wilson (as "Mr. Osso"), Aldeah Wise (as "Miss Kuno"). Produced by Gilbert Miller. NOTE: Filmed as One, Two, Three (1961).
  • (1929) Stage: Set Designer for R.C. Sherriff's play, "Journey's End", at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, England, with Colin Clive, Maurice Evans, George Zucco and Robert Speaight in the cast. John Whale was the director.
  • (10/28) Stage: Appeared (as "Medvedenko") in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Sea-Gull," at the Little Theatre on John Street, in London, England; Adelphi Theatre in London, England; and the Strand Theatre in London, England, with John Gielgud (as "Konstantin"), Miriam Lewes, Valerie Taylor, Randolph McLeod, Hubert Harben, Ralph De Rohan, Margaret Swallo and Alexander Sarner in the cast. A.E. Filmer was producer. Philip Ridgway was director. NOTE: Whale also designed scenery and Miss Taylor's costume in Act I. Hugh Beaumont was business manager. Noel Goodwin was stage manager. Watkins and Donacter supplied seagulls for the production.
  • (1928) Stage: Directed Joaquín Álvarez Quintero's plays "Fortunato" and "The Lady from Alfaqueque" at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with John Gielgud (as "Alberto" / "Felipe Rivas"), O.B. Clarence, Ann Trevor, Margaret Webster, John Fernald and Anthony Ireland in the cast.
  • (1944) Stage: Directed "Hand in Glove" on Broadway (final Broadway credit). Thriller. Written by Charles Freeman and Gerald Savory. Based on the novel "Hughie Roddis" by Gerald Savory. Playhouse Theatre (moved to The Forrest Theatre from 25 Dec 1944-close): 4 Dec 1944-6 Jan 1945 (40 performances). Cast: St. Clair Bayfield (as "Mr. Forsythe"), Victor Beecroft (as "Curly Latham"), Jean Bellows (as "Jenny"), Islay Benson (as "Lily Willis"), Almon Bruce (as "Purple Cap"), Robin Craven (as "Sergeant"), Isobel Elsom (as "Auntie B"), Skelton Knaggs (as "Jenny"), George Lloyd (as "Mr. Ramskill"), Aubrey Mather (as "Man from London"), Viola Roache (as "Mrs. Willis"), Todd Stanton (as "Bowler Hat"), Wallace Widdicombe (credited as Wallace Widdecombe; as "Chief Constable"). Produced by Arthur Edison.

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