(1927) Book: "The Theatre of Casanova"
2 Biographical Movies
3 Print Biographies
Cosmo Forbes | Carlos Keith | H.C. Kerkow | Herbert Kerkow | Sidney Valentine
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[in a letter to his sister] You shouldn't get mad at the New York reviewers. Actually, it's very difficult for a reviewer to give something called
I Walked with a Zombie
a good review.
Although two of his most famous films concerned cats--
The Curse of the Cat People
--he in fact suffered from ailurophobia, a morbid fear of cats. He came up with the idea for "Curse of the Cat People" when he was swimming in a lake one night, saw some cats sitting on the shore staring at him, panicked and almost drowned.