Thunder Rock (1939). Drama. Written by Robert Ardrey
. Directed by Elia Kazan
. Mansfield Theatre: 14 Nov 1939- 2 Dec 1939 (23 performances). Cast: 'Frances Farmer' (as "Melanie"), Luther Adler
, Roman Bohnen
, Harry Bratsburg, Phil Brown, Morris Carnovsky
, Lee J. Cobb
, Mary Fowler...
4 Biographical Movies
4 Print Biographies
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[Regarding her experience as a mental patient] Never console yourself into believing that the terror has passed, for it looms as large and evil today as it did in the despicable era of Bedlam. But I must relate the horrors as I recall them, in the hope that some force for mankind might be moved to relieve...
Her life is also profiled in the A&E documentary "Frances Farmer: Paradise Lost" (2001) directed by Lawrence Williams.