(screenplay) / (story)
Wrote "Tiger Rose", produced on Broadway. Lyceum Theatre: 3 Oct 1917-Sep 1918 (closing date unknown/384 performances). Cast: Chief Whitehawk, William Courtleigh
, Pedro de Cordoba
, Jean Farrell, Thomas Findlay, Edwin Holt
, Edward Mack, Calvin Thomas, Lenore Ulric
(as "Rose Bocion, Tiger Rose"), Arthur J. Wood. Produced by David
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Did You Know?
In 1926 he took an interest in a young actress named Ruby Stevens hired to perform a small part as a chorus girl, "Dot" in his new play, "The Noose." After coaching Stevens in acting, he rewrote parts of the play to enhance her role then talked her into changing her name to Barbara Stanwyck
. A substantial hit, the play ran 197 performances at the Hudson Theatre.