Appeared (as "Tessie") in "The Clinging Vine" on Broadway (1922). Musical comedy. Book / Lyrics by Zelda Sears
. Music by / Musical Director: Harold Levey
. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett
. Costume Design by Peggy Hoyt. Scenic Design by William Castle. Musical Staging by Julian Alfred. Directed by Ira Hards
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I appeared with many leading men. But working with Cary Grant
was different from working with other actors - he was much more fun! I think we were a successful team because we enjoyed working together tremendously, and that pleasure must have shown through onto the screen ... I will always remember two compliments he made me. He said I had perfect timing in comedy and that I was the ...
was considered for the role of Vinnie in Life with Father
(1947). While Miss Pickford was interested in the project, director Michael Curtiz
held out for Irene Dunne. He eventually won over the studio administration with convincing argument that Miss Dunne's box office appeal was a known quantity. Miss Pickford's, after such a long absence from the screen, was questionable.
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