Young Love. Comedy. Written by Samson Raphaelson
. Scenic Design by Watson Barrett. Directed by George Cukor
. Theatre Masque: 30 Oct 1928- Jan 1929 (closing date unknown/87 performances). Cast: Tom Douglas (as "David Hallowell"), Dorothy Gish
(as "Fay Hilary"), James Rennie
(as "Peter Bird"), Catherine Willard (as "Nancy Bird ")...
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on directing Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born' ] When you look at something, you're used to seeing the whole of a thing - then suddenly you see a section, arbitrarily, not composed. Just a section of something cut off. In the David painting 'Sacre de Napoleon', when the detail is reproduced in an art book, you see a head to one side, bits of other heads cut off here and there. And I thought, 'Why...
Described by British actor Leslie Phillips
as "an absolute shit" in an interview with a local English magazine (in promotion for the film Venus
(2006)). He said that Cukor "wouldn't listen to anybody", and that Gene Kelly
had come up to him and said "Look, if you suggest anything he will take your balls off. So you tell me what your ideas are and I'll sell it to him.".
Directed many adaptations of books & plays and was known to be particularly skilled at interpreting stage plays for the screen