Richard Travis was born William Justice in Carlsbad, New Mexico in 1913. He started off unbilled in daredevil cliffhangers and proceeded to war-era Warner Bros. features. He changed his stage moniker from "William Justice" to "William Travis" before finally settling on "Richard (or Dick) Travis" for the remainder of his career...See full bio »
Late in December, 1941, The Capitol Theatre in Paragould, Arkansas hosted the world premiere of
The Man Who Came to Dinner. Travis came back to Paragould for the premiere at the Capitol where he had been employed when he lived there as well as the editor of the theater's coming-attractions magazine.
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