Wrote / appeared (as "Pvt. Oakley") in "Rendezvous" on Broadway. Directed / produced by Arthur Hopkins
. Broadhurst Theatre: 12 Oct 1932-Oct 1932 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Murray Alper
(as "Regan"), E.J. Ballantine
(as "Pvt. Vincent"), Doan Borrup
(as "Boss Potter"), Paul Caldwell, James Clairton, Larry Clark...
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",
Was an outstanding college football player at Wesleyan University