Family Theater of the Air, ep. Tom Summit; broadcast June 12, 1957.
3 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
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[on his disillusionment with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, where he made his first films] Metro was really a star-builder, no doubt about that. You were wrapped in cotton wool. I was encouraged to emulate Robert Taylor
, who came to the studio every day of his life in a pinstripe suit and pressed shirt with a pin through the collar. They were very high on pins through the collar.
Suffered second degree burns on his right hand and arm during a 1950 Jimmy Durante
television show skit. Titanium tetrachloride was being used in the making of a smoking concoction and it accidentally spilled on him. Durante and Lawford were close friends and later performed frequently on stage in a song-and-dance nightclub act.