Cafe Crown (1942). Comedy. Written by Hy Kraft
. Directed by Elia Kazan
. Cort Theatre: 23 Jan 1942- 23 May 1942 (141 performances). Cast: Morris Carnovsky
(as "David Cole"), Sam Jaffe
(as "Hymie"), Jay Adler
(as "Sam"), Whit Bissell
(as "Walter"), John Brone, Solen Burry, Jed Cogut, Eduard Franz, Michael Gorrin, Frank Gould, ...
Did You Know?
The oldest of the seven Adler children, Jay was a small part supporting actor. His hangdog demeanour got him generally typecast as assorted small time crooks, bartenders, clerks and hoboes.