(Short) (screenplay & adaptation - uncredited)
(April 8, 1895 - Closing date unknown) "An Enemy of the People," original drama; written by Henrik Ibsen
, with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
in the cast; on Broadway at the Abbey's Theatre (demolished 1930), Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (1 performance).
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[on cinema] New and vigorous impulses seem to me to be at work in it, and doubtless before long it will drop all slavish copying of the stage and strike out along fresh paths.
He was the original Professor Henry Higgins in the first stage production of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" (1914). His spontaneous romantic ad libs to the play (such as throwing Eliza a bouquet of flowers at the end) infuriated Shaw, who was a strongly anti-romantic author. Fortunately, these ad libs did not become a part of tradition in future productions of the play.