Cock Robin. Comedy/drama. Written by Philip Barry
and Elmer Rice
. Directed by Guthrie McClintic
. 48th Street Theatre: 12 Jan 1928- Apr 1928 (closing date unknown/100 performances). Cast: Beulah Bondi
(as "Maria Scott"), Edward Ellis
(as "George McAuliffe"), Howard Freeman (as "Clarke Torrance"), Beatrice Herford (as "Alice ...
1 Portrayal |
1 Article |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Beulah changed the spelling of her last name from Bondy to Bondi so the letters would all fit on one line for top billing on movie marquees. The "y" in Bondy was problematic since it would fall below the other letters and cause spacing issues. It was reported that the name change was due to A. O. Bondy's (her father) ill feelings towards Beulah's acting career. Quite the contrary. A. O. Bondy was...
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