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, Robert Lewis, Myron McCormick
, Ruth Nelson, Art ...
4 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Article |
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[on her reaction to her high school essay "God Dies"] It was pretty sad, because for the first time, I found how stupid people could be. It sort of made me feel alone in the world. The more people pointed at me in scorn, the more stubborn I got, and when they began calling me the Bad Girl of West High School, I tried to live up to it.
Stephen Cush, a member of the British group "The Men They Couldn't Hang", wrote a song called "Lobotomy Gets 'Em Home" in memory of her after he saw the biographical film Frances
(1982). The song appears on the album "Silvertown" on Silvertone Records.