Grand Duchess Anna Dmitrievna
Merry Wives of Gotham. Comedy. Written by Laurence Eyre. Henry Miller's Theatre: 16 Jan 1924- Apr 1924 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Bertha Ballenger (as "Denbeigh"), Berton Churchill
(as "Lambart DeRhonde"), Arthur Cole (as "Andy Gorman"), Laura Hope Crews
(as "Annie O'Tandy"), Mary Ellis
(as "Brigid Shannahan/...
Laura Hope Crewes
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Did You Know?
Despite her film resume, Laura Hope Crews considered herself a theatrical actress, appearing on broadway
from 1903 in over 40 major productions, literally until the day she died. She was cast in the smash hit "Arsenic and Old Lace" at the Fulton Theatre in the role of "Abby Brewster" in June, 1942. After her death that November 13th she was replaced by Patricia Collinge.