Appeared (as "Lawrence Binnings"; Broadway debut) in "Hotbed", produced on Broadway. Comedy/drama. Written by Paul Osborn
. Directed / produced by Brock Pemberton
and Antoinette Perry
. Klaw Theatre: 8 Nov 1928-Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/19 performances). Cast: Charles S. Abbe
(as "Prof. Stanton"), Carl Anthony (as "Prof. ...
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[His "golden rule" for successful comedy] A pretty girl is better than a plain one / A leg is better than an arm / A bedroom is better than a living room / An arrival is better that a departure / A birth is better than a death / A chase is better than a chat / A dog is better than a landscape / A kitten is better than a dog / A baby is better than a kitten / A kiss is better than a baby / A ...
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.
A colorful supporting cast (often including the same actors) who give his films a bustling liveliness