Appeared (replacement actor, as "Jonathan Brewster", June 1942-?) in "Arsenic and Old Lace" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Joseph Kesselring
. Directed by Bretaigne Windust
. Fulton Theatre (moved to The Hudson Theatre on 25 Sep 1943 to close): 10 Jan 1941-17 Jun 1944 (1444 performances). Cast: Jean Adair
(as "Martha Brewster"), ...
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[shouting at actors while shooting Foolish Wives
(1922)] I'm making this picture for the theatre! Not for the actors!
Started in the film industry as a bit player, assistant director and art director for D.W. Griffith
. He had an uncanny sense for detail in decor, costume and nuances in human behavior. Often dissatisfied, he was prone to attempt perfection by extending films to absurd running times and by exceeding his allocated budgets. He was twice sacked: first by MGM production chief Irving Thalberg
Frequently played high-ranking officers in the German and/or Prussian military--although, contrary to his frequent claims, he never served in the army of any country.
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