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!
As the butler in Sunset Blvd.
(1950) he is in the projection room when Norma Desmond and Joe Gillis are watching one of Norma's old films. The film is actually Queen Kelly
(1929), which von Stroehim directed and which starred Gloria Swanson
, who is playing Norma Desmond.
Frequently included shots of janitors or cleaning personel in films he directed in order to add realism and demystify the location. Examples include the janitor removing candle wax from the floor of the cathedral in The Wedding March
(1928) and a cleaning crew vaccuming the grand staircase in the palace in Queen Kelly
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