They Knew What They Wanted. Comedy. Written by Sidney Howard
. Garrick Theatre: 24 Nov 1924- Oct 1925 (closing date unknown/192 performances). Cast: Glenn Anders
(as "Joe"), Allen Atwell (as "Ah Gee"), Richard Bennett, Alvah Bessie
(as "Farm-Hand") [Broadway debut], Peggy Conway, Robert Cook, Cosette Faustine, Helen Fowble, ...
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Was a good friend of actor Lee J. Cobb
, who also held similar political views, until Cobb refused to lend him $500 after Bessie was ruined financially by legal fees incurred during the appeals of his contempt citation issued by the House Un-American Activities Commission (HUAC). Bessie and other members of the "Hollywood 10" braved the Committee's inquisition into supposed Communist "subversion" ...