(1919). Stage Play: For the Defense. Written by Elmer Rice
. Playhouse Theatre: 19 Dec 1919- Feb 1920 (closing date unknown/77 performances). Cast: Richard Bennett
, Walter Brown, Louise Closser Hale
, Charles F. Coghlan, William A. Crimans, Frederica Going, N. St. Clair Hales, Mary Jeffery, Virginia Jones, Winifred Lenihan
Elmer L. Rice
Did You Know?
His 1929 play, from which was derived the namesake film
, won a Pulitzer Prize (he also wrote the screenplay for the film)).