The Great Gatsby. Drama. Written by Owen Davis
. Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
. Directed by George Cukor
. Ambassador Theatre: 2 Feb 1926- May 1926 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Edward Butler (as "Ryan"), Elliot Cabot (as "Tom Buchanan"), William Clifford (as "Doc Civit"), Robert W. Craig
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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(1936) I wanted to show that Marguerite was a public woman, that she went to the theater to be seen. She had to walk through a crowded lobby of men...I wanted her to walk through to show herself, as if on parade for clients. At first Garbo walked through rather quickly, as if she didn't want to be seen. I might have said, 'Walk through a little more brazenly, a little more slowly,' ...
Was voted the 18th Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
Directed many adaptations of books & plays and was known to be particularly skilled at interpreting stage plays for the screen