Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Puzzles of 1925" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by / directed by Elsie Janis
(also in cast). Fulton Theatre: 2 Feb 1925-May 1925 (closing date unknown/104 performances). Cast: Dorothy Appleby, Blair & Co., Helen Broderick
, The Commanders Band, Cortez and Peggy, Lester Crawford, George Hale
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
Maybe it was better never to become red hot. I'd seen performers like that and they never lasted long. Maybe a long glow is the best way. At Metro I was never considered big enough to squire around Norma Shearer
or Joan Crawford
or Greta Garbo
. Well, I outlasted them all at MGM, didn't I? It takes a lot of work to appear easy going and I tried to avoid being stuffy.
During his early performances on stage, he played a Mountie in the play "Rose Marie". After playing this character on stage, Pidgeon became so enthusiastic that he actually applied to join the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Unfortunately he was medically rejected due to his earlier injuries in the Canadian Army.