(1911). Stage Play: The Deep Purple. Written by Paul Armstrong
and Wilson Mizner
. Lyric Theatre: 9 Jan 1911- May 1911 (closing date unknown/152 performances). Cast: Richard Bennett (as "William Lake"), Catherine Calvert (as "Laura Moore"), Giovanni Cavalaro (as "Organ Grinder")...
Did You Know?
Two signs he posted for guests at the Hotel Rand: "No opium smoking in the elevators" and "Carry out your own dead."
Dared 'Herbert K. Somborn' (ex-husband of Gloria Swanson
): "If you know anything about food, you can sell it out of a hat." This led to the 1926 opening of the legendary hat-shaped Brown Derby restaurant.