Appeared (as "The Dauphin later, Charles VII of France") in "Saint Joan" on Broadway (1936). Drama (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw
. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed by Guthrie McClintic
. Martin Beck Theatre: 9 Mar 1936-May 1936 (closing date unknown/89 performances). Cast: Brian Aherne
(as "Richard de Beauchamp...
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[on his job as producer of Shakespeare plays for the "Hallmark Hall of Fame"]: Our job is to lead public taste, not play to what is thought to be public taste.
During World War II, he presented a pared-down 90-minute "Hamlet" that became known as the "G.I. Hamlet" as many service members took in the play. Ironically, his first "Hamlet" on Broadway was the first time the play had been presented uncut on the Great White Way.