(screenplay) / (story)
Wrote / directed / produced "Weather Clear--Track Fast" on Broadway. Hudson Theatre: 18 Oct 1927-Dec 1927 (closing date unknown/63 performances). Cast: Herbert Ashton
(as "Cy Treadwell"), Jim Bubbles (as "Baltimore Sleeper"), Joe Buck (as "Chicken Man"), William Courtleigh
(as "Silent Johnson"), Richard Cubitt (as "Monte Gilmay...
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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.