He re-created his film role of Robert Conway in Lost Horizon
(1937) on a three-record 78-RPM adaptation of the film released by Decca. This was a much-altered version written and directed by George Wells. It changed Conway's brother into merely his assistant, omitted Sondra, Conway's love interest, reduced the amount of ...
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I loathe war. I'm inclined to be bitter about the politics of munitions and real estate, which are the reasons of war. It certainly taught me to value the quiet life and strengthened my conviction that to keep as far out of range of vision as possible is to to be as safe as possible.
When he made his mark in Hollywood as a handsome young silent actor, there were some who doubted he would translate well to "talkies." His subsequent success in radio (he made a multi-volume recording of the William Shakespeare
sonnets, as well) proves them wrong with a vengeance.
Rich, mellifluous voice