Detective Story. Drama/melodrama. Written by Sidney S. Kingsley. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Sidney Kingsley
. Hudson Theatre (moved to The Broadhurst Theatre from 3 Jul 1950- close): 23 Mar 1949- 12 Aug 1950 (581 performances). Cast: Ralph Bellamy
(as "Detective McLeod"), Meg Mundy
(as "Mary McLeod"), Jean Adair
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Did You Know?
[when asked, after winning her Oscar, how it felt to be recognized as one of the greatest actresses in the world] Not nearly as exciting as it would be if I were acknowledged as one of the greatest lays in the world.
She originated the role of Serafina in Tennessee Williams
' "The Rose Tattoo" on Broadway in 1951 and Lady Torrance in Williams' "Orpheus Descending" in 1957. Both roles were played by Anna Magnani
in the movie versions. Stapleton appeared in the film version of "Orpheus Descending", retitled The Fugitive Kind
(1960), but in a supporting role.