Appeared in "The Half Naked Truth" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Brewster Morse
. Directed by Douglas Wood. Mayfair Theatre: 7 Jun 1926-Jul 1926 (closing date unknown/38 performances). Cast: Rolinda Bainbridge, Eva Balfour, Jackie Grattan, Irene Homer, John Kane, Paul Ker, Priscilla Knowles, George Le Soir, Marguerite Mosier, ...
John B. Litel
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
Portrayed a number of famous historical figures in several Warner Bros. shorts during his long career, including Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and Robert E. Lee. The film Give Me Liberty
(1936) with Litel as Henry won an Academy Award for best short. In it he managed to recite a long and complicated speech in one take. His short film on Jefferson entitled The Declaration of Independence