Wrote (w/Edward Percy
) / directed "Ladies in Retirement" on Broadway. Drama. Henry Miller's Theatre: 26 Mar 1940-3 Aug 1940 (151 performances). Cast: Evelyn Ankers
(as "Lucy Gilham"), Florence Edney
(as "Sister Theresa"), Isobel Elsom
(as "Leonora Fiske"), Jessamine Newcombe, Patrick O'Moore, Flora Robson
(as "Ellen Creed"),
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Acted on stage for two seasons with Sir Frank Benson's Shakespearean Company prior to World War I. After wartime service, worked as theatrical director from 1922. Joined Oxford Players in October 1923, appearing in several plays by George Bernard Shaw
. Broadway debut in 1929, staging "Rope's End", the first of many hits. Active as writer/director for the screen from the early 1930s and as ...