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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My Vienna is as different from what they call Vienna now as the quick is from the dead.
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
His films as a writer/director are often set in Austro-Germanic or Graustarkian locations, such as Vienna for Merry-Go-Round
(1923), _The Wedding March (1928)_ and The Honeymoon
(1930), the kingdom of Monteblanco in _The Merry Widow (1925)_ and the kingdom of Kronberg in Queen Kelly
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