High Gear. Comedy. Written by Laurence E. Johnson
. Directed by Roy Walling. Wallack's Theatre: 6 Oct 1927- Oct 1927 (closing date unknown/20 performances). Cast: Shirley Booth
(as "Mary Marshall"), Edith Gordon, Olga Krolow, Martin Malloy, Erman Seavey, Cecil W. Secrest, Peggy Shannon
(as "Florence Ainslee"), William Shelley,
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5' 1½" (1.56 m)
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advised me against doing Hazel
(1961). "Don't do television," he warned. "It'll ruin you! Burt is a doll and a heck of an actor, but I'm glad I didn't follow his advice. Everybody under 40 knows me better from "Hazel", not from my movies!
Won three Tony Awards: in 1949, as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Goodbye, My Fancy;" in 1950, as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "Come Back, Little Sheba," a role she recreated in an Oscar-winning performance in the film version of the same name, Come Back, Little Sheba
(1952); and in 1953, as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "Time of the Cuckoo."