Appeared (as "Messala") in "Ben Hur" on Broadway. Drama. Vocal and instrumental music by Edgar Stillman Kelley. Dramatized by William Young. Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
. Directed by Ben Teal
. Broadway Theatre: 29 Nov 1899-May 1900 (closing date unknown/194 performances). Cast: Adeline Adler, Mabel Bert, Edmund Collier,
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[on charges of extreme cruelty during his pending divorce from Winifred Westover] I'll stand on the summit of Mount Hollywood and defy the whole world to prove that I have ever done wrong to man or woman.
While living in semi-retirement in Newhall, he was disturbed by a plane which kept flying over his house. The plane was being piloted by Amelia Earhart
, and they ended up becoming good friends after he invited her to dinner in order to complain about the noise her plane was making.