(12/28/42) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "A Star is Born".
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I was called to [Louis B. Mayer
]'s office to discuss a long-term contract he wanted me to sign. He told me he had been impressed by my work at other studios and that he felt I would be an asset to MGM. He peered at me over his glasses and suggested I tell him about myself. I started by saying I came from New Brunswick. "That's in Canada", I added. "I know where New Brunswick is", said Mayer ...
Was the last of the four stars (including Bette Davis
, Michael Rennie
, and Hugh O'Brian
) who played a "substitute attorney" on the Perry Mason
TV series in 1963 when the star of the program, Raymond Burr
was recovering from an operation to remove intestinal polyps. The pressures of performing that guest role convinced him that starring in any TV series was not to his liking.