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Wrote / produced / directed "Gang War" on Broadway. Morosco Theatre: 20 Aug 1928- Oct 1928 (closing date unknown/80 performances). Cast: H. Lee Adams, Hardie Albright
, Arden Benlain, True Boardman
, Gordon Earle, Anne Forrest, Walter Gilbert, Charles Henderson, Reginald Holden, John Horan, Louis Kimball
, Donald Kirke, Wilma ...
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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.