Appeared (as "Assistant District Attorney"; Broadway debut) in "The Trial of Mary Dugan" on Broadway. Melodrama. Written by Bayard Veiller
. Directed by A.H. Van Buren
. National Theatre: 19 Sep 1927-Oct 1927 (closing date unknown/437 performances). Cast: Michelette Burani
(credited as Michelette Baroni; as "Marie Ducort"),
Barton Mac Lane | Barton Maclane | Barton McLane
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on being cast so often as "heavies"] I don't think it's my face--at least I don't think I look like a heel . . . I suppose the real reason I was originally cast as a villain is because I'm a big man. You'll notice villains are usually brawny, a fact which explains the slang term "the heavy",
His great-grandfather Henry Joel McLane served in the Confederate 17th South Carolina Infantry in the US Civil War.