The Fifth Column. Drama. Adapted from a play by Ernest Hemingway
. Book adapted by Benjamin Glazer. Scenic Design by Howard Bay. Costume Design by Paul Du Pont. Directed by Lee Strasberg
. Alvin Theatre: 6 Mar 1940- 18 May 1940 (87 performances). Cast: Emil Boreo (as "Hotel Manager"), Hilda Bruce
(as "Petra"), Sid Cassel (as "...
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Cpl. Lee Cobb | Lee Cobb | Lee Colt
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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We all want to play romantic figures. But because I lost my hair I was stuck playing butchers and crooks.
Was a good friend with screenwriter Alvah Bessie
, a Communist Party member who was one of the Hollywood 10, until Cobb refused to lend him $500 in the late 1940s. Bessie had been ruined financially by legal fees connected to his appeals of his contempt citation issued by the House Un-American Activities Commission (HUAC). Bessie and other members of the Hollywood 10 braved the Committee's ...