Many Mansions. Drama.
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[on how he prepared for the obnoxious characters he often played] At first it was very hard, as I am a very even-tempered guy . . . but I used my past life experiences to motivate me. The one I used when I had to slap a woman around was easy! I was slapping the overbearing teacher who would fail you in their "holier-than-thou" class and enjoy it.
While working on the stage in New York City, Duryea made his film debut in an uncredited bit in El tango en Broadway
(1934); about 33 minutes into the film, he asks Laurita to dance, and a few moments later, brings her back to her table and thanks her. Even though the film is primarily Spanish speaking, all his dialogue is in English, since the scene takes place at a New York City nightclub.