Patricia Morison played the part of Lilli Vanessi in the original Broadway cast of Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate.
Did You Know?
I was fitted for costumes in The Glass Key with Alan Ladd when I was told by the studio boss, Buddy De Sylva, that Veronica Lake would do the part. He said I could stick around and play heavies. I said no! I over-ate my way out of the Paramount contract.
Served as Helen Hayes
' understudy in the 1936 Broadway production of "Victoria Regina". She was never put on during the run, even when Hayes actually became ill. The theatre would simply close the show until the legendary star recovered.
Her long hair
The Fire and Ice Girl