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.
An interesting footnote, the famous prohibition lawman (also once a bodyguard for the President Of The United States) "Two Gun Hart" changed his name to that of this famous actor and in some ways patterned his life after him. The real-life lawman Two Gun Hart seldom revealed his birth name, which was James Vincenzo Capone. He was the older brother of infamous gangster Al Capone
(see "Capone: The ...