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(1940s) Spoken-Word Recording: Narrated and played the leading role of Montresor in a dramatized version of Edgar Allan Poe
's "The Cask of Amontillado", released by Decca Records on 78-RPM.
1 Portrayal |
1 Article |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
The lens is the actor's best critic... showing his mind more clearly than on the stage. You can get wonderful cooperation out of the lens if you are true, but God help you if you are not. Pictures are much harder to do than the theater... You're at the mercy of the camera angles and the piecemeal technique.
His film career lasted a mere eight years and ended more than fifty-five years ago, yet he is one of the best remembered and most recognizable of all film actors.