On Broadway, as Maila Niemi, in Mae West's "Catherine Was Great" (1944).
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Maila Syrjaniemi Nurmi | Maila Nurmi
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[on Edward D. Wood Jr.
] I just thought he was a low-born idiot. With no talent at all. Just a brazen, foolish idiot... You know, I thought he was just a goon. Ah, I wasn't looking squarely... I just cast a glance, and just dismissed him with a thought. Kind of snobbish and foolish of me. But then over the years as I've mellowed and grown a little more sensible, and I began to look at this man ...
As a cast member, she attended the original premiere of "Plan Nine From Outer Space" (1959). She didn't get a chance to actually sit down an see the movie. She claimed that see didn't actually see the entire film until 1980.