Now-a-Days. Drama. Written by Arthur F. Brash. Directed by Jessie Bonstelle. Forrest Theatre: 5 Aug 1929- Aug 1929 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Irene Blair (as "Barbara Herford"), Jack Boehn (as "Sheldon Lunt"), Melvyn Douglas
(as "Boyd Butler"), Austin O. Huhn
(as "Barbara Herford"), Mayo Methot
(as "Paula ...
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The Hollywood roles I did were boring: I was soon fed up with them. It's true they gave me a world-wide reputation I could trade on, but they also typed me as a one-dimensional non-serious actor.
Douglas' father was a Russian-born concert pianist, who taught at the Toronto Conservatory of Music and encouraged his son to be a musician, but his Kentucky-born mother wanted him to take up law.
He often played smooth characters with a strong sense of humor