(1950s) plays "The Tender Trap," "Janus," "His and Hers," and "Men of Distinction."
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[on leaving Paramount after twelve years] I no longer needed or wanted the paternalism of a studio, and that's what it was in those days. the studio system had to be paternalistic, but I didn't want Big Daddy anymore. The real reason they let me go was that they'd given me a new contract, so by that time I was making more money than Alan Ladd playing the heavy in his pictures. It was easier for ...
During the early 1950s Preston and his wife Catherine and sixteen of their friends maintained an informal acting group called 'Eighteen Actors' They were film actors trying to gain theatrical experience with their actress wives. Included were Charles Lzane, Dana Andrews, Moroni Olsen, Addison Richards, Victor Jory, and Don Porter. Their productions ran four consecutive weekends in a small ...