Louis Calhern Poster

Other Works

  • (1923 - 1955) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1923) Stage Play: Roger Bloomer.
  • (1923) Stage Play: The Song and Dance Man. Comedy/drama. Written by George M. Cohan. Hudson Theatre: 31 Dec 1923- Mar 1924 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Alice Beam (as "Anna"), Laura Bennett (as "Mrs. Lane"), Alexander Bushee (as "Freddie"), Louis Calhern (as "Joseph Murdoch"), George M. Cohan (as "John Farrell"), Robert Cummings (as "Jim Craig"), Mary Agnes Martin (as "Miss Davis"), John Meehan (as "Tom Crosby"), Mayo Methot (as "Leola Lane"), Frederick Perry (as "Charles B. Nelson"), William J. Phinney (as "Crowley"), William Walcott (as "Curtis"), Eleanor Woodruff (as "Jane Rosemond"). Produced by George M. Cohan.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Cobra. Drama.
  • (1925) Stage Play: In a Garden. Comedy. Written by Philip Barry Directed by Arthur Hopkins. Plymouth Theatre: 16 Nov 1925- Jan 1926 (closing date unknown). Cast: Marie Bruce (as "Miss Mabie"), Louis Calhern (as "Norrie Bliss"), Cecil Clovelly (as "Frederic"), Frank Conroy (as "Adrian Terry"), Ferdinand Gottschalk (as "Roger Compton"), Laurette Taylor (as "Lissa Terry"). Produced by Arthur Hopkins.
  • (1926) Stage Play: Hedda Gabler. Drama (revival). Written by Henrik Ibsen as translated by William Archer. Directed by Dudley Digges (who also appeared). Comedy Theatre: 26 Jan 1926- Mar 1926 (closing date unknown/59 performances). Cast: Patricia Collinge, Louis Calhern (as "Eilert Lovborg), Frank Conroy, Hilda Helstrom, Emily Stevens, Helen Van Hoose. Produced by The Actors Theatre.
  • (1926) Stage Play: The Woman Disputed. Melodrama. Written by Denison Clift [erroneously credited as Denison Cliff]. Directed by Crane Wilbur. Forrest Theatre: 28 Sep 1926- Mar 1927 (closing date unknown/87 performances). Cast: John Anthony (as "A Passerby/Lieut. Gregory"), Richard Bradshaw (as "Second Policeman/Sergeant Drake"), Joseph Burton (as "An American Soldier"), Louis Calhern (as "Lieut. Yank Trinkard"), Andrew Corday (as Marriette"), Robert Cummings (as "A Soldier/Sergeant Bauer"), Jackie Grattan (as "A Waif/A Boy"), Charles Hammond (as "First Policeman/Comte Hubert Debreville"), Ann Harding (as "Marie-Ange"), B.J. McOwen (as "A Man/M. Henri Dardignac"), J.K. Newman (as "A Blind Man/A Father"), Louise Quinn (as "A Woman"), Viola Roache (as "Comtesse Debreville"), Lowell Sherman (as "Capt. Friedrich Von Hartmann"), Hall Synonds (as "A Man/An Orderly"), Royal Thayer (as "A Grandfather"), Henry Von Rhau (as "A Soldier/Sergeant Franz"), W. Bradley Ward (as "A Thief/Lieut. Bittner"), Crane Wilbur (as "Father Rochambeau"). Produced by A.H. Woods.
  • (1926) Stage Play: Up the Line. Drama. Written by Carlton Fisk. Morosco Theatre: 22 Nov 1926- Dec 1926 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Patrick S. Barrett (as "Jarnigan"), Lynne Berry (as "John"), Harlan Briggs, J. Malcolm Dunn (as "Nels"), Dorothy Estabrook (as "Jenny"), Florence Johns (as "Effie"), Daniel Kelly (as "Happy"), Barry Macollum (as "Rat"), Carleton Macy (as "Big Bill"), Lydia Willmore, Elizabeth Wrangle (as "Ruth"). Produced by Richard Herndon.
  • (1927) Stage Play: The Dark. Drama. Written by Martin Brown. Directed by George Cukor. Lyceum Theatre: 1 Feb 1927- Feb 1927 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Ann Andrews, Walter Colligan, Juliette Day, Julia Hoyt (as "Sue Maddox"), Saxon Kling (as "Vonnie Wallace"), Stanley Logan (as "Nicholas Trask"), Warren McCollum. Produced by William A. Brady and Dwight Wiman.
  • (1927) Stage Play: Savages Under the Skin.
  • (1928) Stage Play: A Distant Drum. Written by Vincent Lawrence. Directed by William Harris Jr. Hudson Theatre: 20 Jan 1928- Jan 1928 (closing date unknown/11 performances). Cast: Margery Card, Harold Elliott, Felix Krembs (as "George Wilson"), Mary Newcombe, Robert Thorne, Katherine Wilson. Produced by William Harris Jr.
  • (1929) Stage Play: Gypsy. Written by Maxwell Anderson. Directed by George Cukor. Klaw Theatre: 14 Jan 1929- Mar 1929 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Louis Calhern (as "Cleve"), Ruth Findlay (as "Sylvia"), Wallace Ford (as "Mac"), Claiborne Foster (as "Ellen"), Jefferson Hall (as "Janitor"), Lester Vail (as "David"), Mary Young (as "Marilyn"). Produced by Richard Herndon.
  • (1929) Stage Play: The Love Duel. Comedy.
  • (1930) Stage Play: The Rhapsody. Drama. Written by Louis K. Anspacher. Directed by Sam Forrest. Cort Theatre: 15 Sep 1930- Sep 1930 (closing date unknown/19 performances). Cast: Josef Adler (as "Henry Bergh"), Louis Calhern (as "Lodar Baron"), John T. Doyle (as "Austin Kellam"), John Hamilton [credited as John R. Hamilton] (as "Doctor Hollister"), Julia Hoyt (as "Delphine"), Curtis Karpe (as "Max Krueger"), Aline McDermott (as "Elizabeth Trumbull"), Adrian Rosely (as "Anton"), Natalie Schafer (as "Marjorie Kellam"), Craig Williams (as "Kaspar Wahl"). Produced by George M. Cohan.
  • (1930) Stage Play: The Tyrant. Drama/romance. Written by Rafael Sabatini. Directed by Horace Sinclair. Longacre Theatre: 12 Nov 1930- Nov 1930 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Charles Ashley (as "Micheletto da Corella"), Leslie Bailey (as "Page"), Victor Bozart (as "Counselor of Solignola"), Edward Brown (as "Page"), Hubert Brown (as "Executioner"), Lily Cahill (as "Panthasilea Degli Speranzoni"), Louis Calhern (as "Cesare Borgia"), Burr Caruth (as "Paviano"), Cecil Clovelly (as "Counselor of Solignola"), Clay Cody (as "Counselor of Solignola"), Herschel Cropper (as "A Swiss Guard"), Gregory Deane (as "Monk"), Edward Douglas (as "Counselor of Solignola"), Victor Esker (as "Gentleman of Assisi"), Edward Field (as "Lackey"), Arthur Geary (as "Scipione"), Patrick Glasgow (as "Simonetta"), Hugh Gordon (as "Mariano"), Averell Harris (as "Prince Ercole Sinibaldi"), Herbert Hasluck (as "Counselor of Solignola"), Robert Henderson (as "Gianluce Della Pieve"), John Kramer (as "Swiss Guard"), Martin Lane (as "Gentleman of Assisi"), John Lyons (as "Chamberlain"), J. Harold Machon (as "Gino"), Arthur Marlowe (as "Agabito Gherardi"), James Maurier (as "Giovanni"), Arthur Metcalfe (as "Capello"), Florence Metcalfe (as "Lady of Assisi"), Helen Milligan (as "Lady of Assisi"), J.S. Murray (as "Del Campo"), John Park (as "Ramirez"), Leslie Pearsall (as "Swiss Guard"), Frank Terry (credited as Walter Plinge; as "Gaspara"), Hugh Pollock (as "Lackey"), Ivan Ramer (as "Swiss Guard"), Herbert Ranson (as "Count Guido Degli Speranzoni"), Cecil Reynolds (as "Niccolo Macchiavelli"), George Riddell (as "D'Aldi"), Iven Ross (as "Gentleman of Assisi"), Frederick Rudin (as "Cardinal Remolino"), Byron Russell (as "Santafiora"), Ada Sinclair (as "Giulia"), Ben Small (as "Executioner"), C. Ellsworth Smith (as "Seneschal of Solignola"), Sam Smith (as "Lackey"), Ed Smythe (as "Gentleman of Assisi"), Clara Stager (as "Lady of Assisi"), Lloyd Taylor (as "Ferrante"), Daniel E. Washington (as "Executioner"), Willie Watson (as "Lackey"), Willie Williams (as "Lady of Assisi"), Walter Williams (as "Monk"). Produced by Charles L. Wagner.
  • (1931) Stage Play: Give Me Yesterday. Melodrama.
  • (1931) Stage Play: Brief Moment. Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Production Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed / produced by Guthrie McClintic. Belasco Theatre: 9 Nov 1931- Feb 1932 (closing date unknown/129 performances). Cast: Louis Calhern (as "Cass Worthing"), Francine Larrimore, Robert Douglas, Paul Harvey, Boris Marshalov, Edwin Morse, Frances Rich, Helen Walpole (as "Maid"), Alexander Woollcott (as "Harold Sigrift").
  • (1932) Stage Play: The Inside Story. Written by George Bryant and Francis M. Verdi. Directed by A.H. Van Buren. National Theatre: 22 Feb 1932- Mar 1932 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: John Burkell (as "Det. Haight"), Louis Calhern (as "Louis Corotto"), Frank Camp, Marguerite Churchill (as "Mamie Gillette"), Gage Clarke (as Rod Guzman"), Jack Clifford, William Courtenay, Alexander Cross, Brian Donlevy (as "Nick Lipman"), Edward Ellis, Paul Everton (as "Capt. Dan Engle"), William Goode, Marie Hunt, Aphie James, Edward Jones, Edward Keane, Fred Irving Lewis, Harriet E. MacGibbon (as "Mrs. Beekman"), George Pembroke (as "Gus Bernstein"), Mary Redmond, Stanley Ridges (as "Frank Delaney"), Roy Roberts, W.W. Shuttleworth, Frances Tannehill (as "Evelyn Beekman"), Frank M. Thomas (as "Bert Teagle"), Harland Tucker (as "Fred Beekman"). Produced by A.H. Van Buren.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Birthday. Drama.
  • (1935) Stage Play: Hell Freezes Over. Tragedy.
  • (1937) Stage Play: Robin Landing. Drama. Written by Stanley Young [earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Jean Sutherland. Directed by Halstead Welles. 46th Street Theatre: 18 Nov 1937- Nov 1937 (closing date unknown/12 performances). Cast: Louis Calhern (as "Kane Eaton"), Leslie Denison (as "Lieutenant Phelps"), 'S. Thomas Gomez' (as "Dr. Titus"), Kathryn Grill (as "Sippi"), Percy Helton (as "Wilson"), Whitford Kane (as "Fink"), Ian Keith (as "Grant Eaton"), Robert Marzano (as "Father Duval"), Harry Sothern (as "Tim"), Richard Paul Spater (as "David Eaton"), Morton Stevens [credited as Morton L. Stevens] (as "Lamont"), Fred Stewart (as "Laban"), Ninetta Sunderland (as "Linda Eaton"). Produced by Sidney Harmon and T. Edward Hambleton.
  • (1939) Stage Play: Summer Night. Drama. Written by Vicki Baum and Benjamin Glazer. Scenic Design by Robert Edmond Jones. Directed by Lee Strasberg. St. James Theatre: 2 Nov 1939- 4 Nov 1939 (4 performances). Cast: Wesley Addy (as "Melvyn Lockhart"), Lyle Bettger (as "Doctor"), Martin Blaine (as "The Roving Reporter"), Harold Bolton (as "First Picket"), Leonard Bremen (as "Photographer"), Dortha Brinsfield (as "Marathon Couple"), Louis Calhern (as "John B. Bingham"), Lewis Charles (as "Pinkey") [Broadway debut], Gage Clarke (as "George Cooper"), Clancy Cooper (as "Bartender"), Boyd Crawford (as "Pat"), Peter Cusanelli (as "Dance Judge"), Howard Da Silva (as "Speed"), Edmund Dorsey (as "Manager"), Eric Efron (as "Marathon Couple"), Herman Ergotti (as "The Littlest Man"), Helen Flint (as "Blanche Cooper"), Susan Fox (as "Ginger"), Charles Furcolowe (as "Second Picket"), Martin Greene (as "Marathon Couple"), Violet Heming (as "Marion Bingham"), Wilna Hervey (as "The Biggest Girl"), Adele Jerome (as "Marathon Couple"), Archie King (as "Marathon Couple"), Tony Kraber (as "Detective"), Peter Leeds (as "Marathon Couple"), Marion O'Brien (as "Nurse"), Robert Rhodes (as "Policeman"), Rita Rhoni (as "Mona"), Stephen Roberts (as "Marathon Couple"), Rebecca Rowen (as "Marathon Couple"), Polly Smiley (as "Marathon Couple"), Lionel Stander (as "Jake"), Guy Standing Jr. (as "Croupier"), Virginia Stevens (as "Nurse"), Sidney Stone (as "Barker"), Josephine Victor (as "Mama Rosario"). Produced by Lewis E. Gensler.
  • (1942) Stage Play: The Great Big Doorstep. Comedy
  • (1944) Stage Play: Jacobowsky and the Colonel. Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Based on an original play by Franz Werfel. Incidental music by Paul Bowles. Assistant Stage Mgr: Bettina Cerf. General Stage Manager: Coby Ruskin. Directed by Elia Kazan. Martin Beck Theatre: 14 Mar 1944- 10 Mar 1945 (417 performances). Cast: Annabella (as "Marianne") [Broadway debut], Louis Calhern (as "Colonel Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky"), Oskar Karlweis (as "S.L. Jacobowsky"), Harold Vermilyea (as "Gestapo Official"), J. Edward Bromberg (as "Szabuniewicz"), Donald Cameron (as "Monsieur Serouille/Senator Brisson"), Philip Collier (as "Air Raid Warden"), Philip Coolidge (as "The Dice Player"), Harry Davis (as "Soloman/Papa Clarion"), Louise Dowdney (as "A Young Girl"), Joseph Kallini (as "Street Singer"), Peter Kass (as "Szycke"), Edward Kreisler (as "Sergeant De Ville/Second French Soldier") [Broadway debut], Don Lee (as "Wilhelm/First German Soldier"), Jules Leni (as "Child"), Jane Marbury (as "Old Lady from Arras"), E.G. Marshall (as "Brigadier"), Kitty Mattern (as "Cosette"), Bob Merritt (as "Max/Second German Soldier"), Frank Overton (as "First Lieutenant"), Coby Ruskin (as "A Chauffeur"), William Sanders (as "The Commissaire"), Burton Tripp (as "Gendarme/First French Soldier"), Hilda Vaughn (as "Madame Bouffier"), Harrison Winter (as "Sleeping Shopkeeper"), Barry O'Moore (as "The Tragic Gentleman"). Replacement actors: Donald Arbury (as "Monsieur Serouille/Senator Brisson"), Oliver Cliff (as "The Dice Player"), Loney Lewis (as "Szabuniewicz"), Herbert Ratner (as "Air Raid Warden/Max/Second German Soldier"), Gwilym Williams (as "Street Singer"). Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors). Produced in association with Jack H. Skirball. Note: Filmed by William Goetz Productions [distributed by Columbia Pictures] as Me and the Colonel (1958).
  • (1946) Stage Play: The Magnificent Yankee. Written by Emmet Lavery. Stage Manager: Paul Porter [final Broadway credit]. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Woodman Thompson. Directed by Arthur Hopkins. Royale Theatre: 22 Jan 1946- 8 Jun 1946 (159 performances). Cast: Louis Calhern (as "Mr. Justice Holmes"), Dorothy Gish (as "Fanny Dixwell Holmes"), Edgar Barrier (as "Mr. Justice Brandeis"), Bruce Bradford (as "Halloran, a former secretary"), Mason Curry (as "Dixon, a real estate broker"), Sylvia Fields (as "Fanny Dixwell Holmes") [Alternate], Robert Healy (as "Hamilton, a secretary"), Edward Hudson (as "Rogers, a secretary"), Christopher Marvin (as "Copeland, a secretary"), Sherling Oliver (as "Owen Wister"), William Roerick (as "Mr. Palmer, of "The Transcript"), Nicholas Saunders (as "Mason, a secretary"), Grey Stafford (as "Mapes, a secretary"), Eleanor Swayne (as "Mary, housekeeper"), Philip Truex (as "Northrop, a secretary"), Fleming Ward (as "Henry Adams") [final Broadway role], Edwin Whitner (as "Jackson, a former secretary"). Replacement actor: Richard Bowler (as "Mr. Justice Brandeis"). Produced by Arthur Hopkins. Note: Filmed by MGM as The Magnificent Yankee (1950). Mr. Calhern reprised his role in this film, which would be his only true starring film role.
  • (1948) Stage Play: The Survivors.
  • (1948) Stage Play: The Play's the Thing. Comedy (revival). Written by Ferenc Molnár. Book adapted by P.G. Wodehouse. Music arranged by Alexander Haas. Scenic Design by Oliver Messel. Costume Design by Castillo. Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang. Directed by Gilbert Miller. Booth Theatre: 28 Apr 1948- 18 Dec 1948 (244 performances). Cast: Louis Calhern (as "Sandor Turai"), Faye Emerson (as "Ilona Szabo"), Arthur Margetson (as "Almady"), Claude Allister (as "Mr. Mell"), Francis Compton (as "Johann Dwornitschek, A Footman"), Ernest Cossart (as "Mansky"), Richard Hylton (as "Albert Adam"), Ted Paterson (as "Lackey"), Fred Wentler (as "Lackey"). Produced by Gilbert Miller. Produced in association with James Russo and Michael Ellis.
  • (1950) Stage Play: King Lear. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare.
  • (October 19, 1931) He acted in S.N. Behrman's play, "Brief Moment," in a world premiere at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Francine Larrimore, Guthrie McClintic and Alexander Woollcott in the cast.
  • (April 2, 1945) He acted in Franz Werfel's play, "Jacobowsky and The Colonel," at the Hanna Theater in Cleveland, Ohio with E.G. Marshall in the cast.
  • (December 30, 1946) He acted in Emmett Lavery's play, "The Magnificent Yankee," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (September 26, 1955) He acted in Edmund Morris' play, "The Wooden Dish," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.

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