Back Here. Written by Olga Printzlau
[final Broadway credit]. Directed by Victor Morley. Klaw Theatre: 26 Nov 1928- Dec 1928 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: John Cambridge (as "Sam Short"), Jean Dixon (as "Rose Cady"), Melvyn Douglas
(as "Sergeant "Terry" O'Brien"), Jeanne Greene (as "Kitty"), Emily Hamill (as "...
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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.
According to the March 31, 1941, issue of Time magazine, Douglas and Edward G. Robinson
, who were both Democratic activists, bid $3,200 for the fedora hat that 'Franklin Delano Roosevelt' had worn during his three successful campaigns for the presidency. They acquired the hat at a special Hollywood auction to benefit the Motion Picture Relief Fund. Douglas was active in liberal and progressive ...
He often played smooth characters with a strong sense of humor