Wrote book / lyrics for "The Well of Romance", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by H. Maurice Jacquet
. Musical Director: H. Maurice Jacquet. Choreographed by Leon Leonidoff
and Florence Rogge. Chorus directed by Jacques Pintel. Directed by J. Harry Benrimo. Craig Theatre, 7 Nov 1930-12 Nov 1930 (8 performances). Cast...
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Cold are the hands of time that creep along relentlessly, destroying slowly, but without pity, that which yesterday was young. Alone our memories resist this disintegration and grow more lovely with the passing years.
His mother, Mary Desti, was for a time the lover of the notorious Aleister Crowley
, whose dislike for the young Sturges was heartily reciprocated, and they each came in for harsh criticism in the other's memoirs.
His films often have a more subversive and dark undertone than other comedies of the day, at times suddenly veering into such risque themes as sexuality, poverty, corruption and murder