(1930). Stage Play: On the Spot. Melodrama. Written by Edgar Wallace
. Directed by Lee Ephraim and Carol Reed. Forrest Theatre: 29 Oct 1930- Mar 1931 (closing date unknown/167 performances). Cast: John Adair
(as "Interne"), Glenda Farrell
(as "Marie Pouliski"), John Gallaudet
, George Drury Hart...
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[on the arrival of talkies] Not many actors could talk. So they shoved the ones that came from Broadway
into everything. It all went so fast. I used to ask myself, 'What set am I on today? What script am I supposed to be doing - this one or that one? All I shouted for was a day off. We got it Sunday...
The fast-talking reporter Torchy Blane, who Farrell played in a series of movies, was the inspiration for Lois Lane.