My Dear Children. Comedy/farce. Written by Catherine Turney and Jerry Horwin. Music by Maurice Nitke. Directed by Otto Preminger
. Belasco Theatre: 31 Jan 1940- 18 May 1940 (117 performances). Cast: John Barrymore
(as "Allan Manville") [final Broadway role], Tala Birell (as "Felice/Countess de Britonne"), George Reynolds (as "...
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Otto Ludwig Preminger
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Did You Know?
[after the disastrous failure of Skidoo
(1968))] I don't think many people adore it. Except my wife, who adores all my pictures, because that's what you get married for.
During the filming of Saint Joan
(1957), Jean Seberg
(playing Joan of Arc) was about to be burned at the stake. To the horror of the cast and crew, the pile of wood below her actually caught fire. Despite cries and screams of horror, Preminger would not allow the flames extinguished until he had filmed the scene (from "Played Out: The Jean Seberg Story" by David Richards).
Known for his boundary-pushing characters and storylines, which frequently courted controversy upon release
Otto the Ogre