1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
3 Interviews |
1 Pictorial |
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Jean Pierre Aumont | Pierre Aumont
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I could read English but spoke scarcely a word when I landed here in America). I didn't understand English and I had to learn the language. In the play I did with Katharine Cornell I played my whole part learning the lines phonetically. On opening night I played the part not understanding a word I was saying, and I've never gotten such good reviews since. -- JPA, recalling his American stage ...
Made his American debut on stage with Katharine Cornell
in a 1942 San Franciso production of "Rose Burke" reading but not speaking English. He learned his lines phonetically and his understudy at the time, Gregory Peck
, helped him with his English. The play closed in Toronto.