Wrote (w/Jonathan Finn
) "Chalked Out", produced on Broadway. Melodrama. Directed by Antoinette Perry
. Morosco Theatre: 25 Mar 1937-Unknown (12 performances). Cast: Harry Bellaver
(as "Smoky"), Ronald Brogan (as "Chuck"), Maurice Burke
(as "Scappa"), Roger Combs (as "Tower Guard"), James Coots (as "Warden"), Blair Davies (as "...
Warden Lewis E. Lawes
Did You Know?
At the urging of New York Gov. Alfred E. Smith
, Lawes accepted the wardenship of Sing Sing Prison in 1920 on the condition that it not be a political appointment and he had complete oversight of the institution. A staunch believer in prison reform and rehabilitation, he remained warden there until 1941. Lawes consistently donated the income from his books, films and popular radio shows to ...