Appeared (as "Stella Goodman") in "The Gentle People" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Irwin Shaw
. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson
. Directed by Harold Clurman
. Belasco Theatre: 5 Jan 1939-May 1939 (closing date unknown/141 performances). Cast: Katherine Allen, Roman Bohnen
(as "Philip Anagnos"), Harry Bratsburg, Grover Burgess
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Every young actress thinks she's a tragedian -- the more tragic roles, the more you cry, the more you suffer, the better an actress you are. But, when I got a little older, a little more mature, I wanted to get out of my image of "the victimized kid." I began to say, "Wait a minute. There's a thing called comedy that takes an even rougher intelligence and more technique and knowledge of the craft.
She was sought for the lead role in "Angel In Furs" a film set on the Alaskan glacier. Sylvia's character, the lead, would have been a nurse. The film appears never to have been made.
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