On radio, appeared in NBC University Theater's adaptation of Robert Penn Warren
's <I>All The King's Men</I> airing on January 16, 1949.
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Every time they showed a picture aboard the Essex, I was scared to death it would be one of mine. That's something I could never have lived down." On his wartime experiences: "As to what a fellow thinks when he's scared, I guess it's the same with anyone. You get fleeting glimpses in your mind of your home...
Former Warner Bros. producer Mark Hellinger
, who had started his own independent production unit at Universal-International, wanted Morris to star in his first picture,
. Warners wouldn't loan him out, so Hellinger cast the unknown Burt Lancaster
in his first movie. It made him a star.