Appeared in "The Commodore Marries" on Broadway. Comedy.
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Did You Know?
[upon accepting his Academy Award for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
(1948)] in 1949] Many years ago . . . many, MANY years ago [laughter from the audience] I brought up a boy, and I said to him, "Son, if you ever become a writer, try to write a good part for your old man sometime". Well, by cracky, that's what he did!
A "wet," he spent the night of April 6, 1933 - the day when Prohibition was set to expire at midnight - at the Los Angeles Brewing Co. with fellow movie star Jean Harlow
. A maker of "near-beer" and de-natured alcohol (the alcohol was subtracted from the full-strength beer the company continued to brew during Prohibition, but could not legally market), the company was ready to immediately get back...