On Borrowed Time. Comedy (revival). Written by Paul Osborn
. Based on the novel by Lawrence Edward Watkin. Directed by Marshall Jamison. 48th Street Theatre: 10 Feb 1953- 18 Apr 1953 (78 performances). Cast: Victor Moore
(as "Julian Northrup/Gramps"), Beulah Bondi
(as "Nellie/Granny") [final Broadway role], Leo G. Carroll
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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