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(1918- 1948). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1918). Stage Play: The Unknown Purple. Written by Roland West and Carlyle Moore. Lyric Theatre: 14 Sep 1918- May 1919 (closing date unknown/273 performances). Cast: Herbert Ashton, Richard Bennett, Curtis Benton, Earle Brown, E.L. Duane, Lorraine Frost, Marion Kerby, Arthur Le Vien, Helen MacKellar, Frank McCormack, Edward Van Sloan [Broadway debut]. Produced by Roland West. Notes: (1) One of the biggest hits of WWI-era Broadway. (2) Filmed by Carlos Productions [Distributed by Truart Film Co.] as The Unknown Purple (1923).

(1923). Stage Play: Polly Preferred. Comedy. Written by Guy Bolton. Directed by Winchell Smith. Little Theatre: 11 Jan 1923- Jun 1923 (closing date unknown/184 performances). Cast: William Bailey, William Betts, David Burns, Augustus Collette, George Deaner, Marjorie Eggleston, Briggs French, Betty Fromen, William Harrigan, Dorrance M. Hubbell, Charles Laite, Richard Malchien, Virginia Lee Moore, Beatrice Nichols, Arthur Pierce, Gosta E. Richter, Edna Rivers, Thomas W. Ross, George Spelvin (as "Mr. X"), Genevieve Tobin (as "Polly Brown"), Arline Tucker, Edward Van Sloan (as "Crawford Boswell"), Harold Waldridge, Ada Waters, Sam White, John Wray. Produced by F. Ray Comstock and Morris Gest.

(1925). Stage Play: Morals.

(1926). Stage Play: Juarez and Maximilian. Historical drama. Written by Franz Werfel. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 11 Oct 1926- Nov 1926 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Charles Allais, Albert Bruning, Morris Carnovsky (as "Riva-Palacio Canon Soria"), Harold Clurman (as "Mariano Escobedo, Polyphemie"), Cheryl Crawford (as "Madame Barrio") [Broadway debut], Arnold Daly (as "Francois Achille Bazaine"), Stanley DeWolfe, Dudley Digges (as "Archbishop Labastida of Mexico and Puebla"), Clare Eames (as "Carlotta"), Margalo Gillmore (as "Princess Agnes Salm"), Perry Ivins (as "Theodosio Lares"), Earle Larrimore (as "State Councillor Stephen Herzfield"), Philip Leigh (as "City Deputy of Chihuahua, Yapitan"), Alfred Lewis, Philip Loeb (as "Elizea" and "General Tomas Mejia"), Alfred Lunt (as "Maximilian"), Maurice McRae, Sanford Meisner (as "Blasio"), Edward G. Robinson (as "Porfirio Diaz"), John Rynne, Erskine Sanford (as "Lawyer Siliceo"), Roland Twombley, Edward Van Sloan (as "Captain Miguel Lopez"), Dan Walker. Produced by The Theatre Guild.

(1926). Stage Play: Schweiger. Written by Franz Werfel. Translated by Jack Charash and William A. Drake. Directed by Jacob Ben-Ami. Mansfield Theatre: 23 Mar 1926- Apr 1926 (closing date unknown/30 performances). Cast: Jacob Ben-Ami (as "Franz Schweiger"), Hugh Buckler (as "Travnick"), Minnie Dupree (as "Mrs. Stroschneider"), Edward Forbes (as "Topas"), Ann Harding (as "Anna Schweiger"), Philip Leigh (as "Dr. Ottokar Grund"), Herbert Ransom (as "Father Rotter"), Samuel Rosen (as "Selcher"), Georgina Tilden (as "Linelle"), Edward Van Sloan (as "Dr. Burghardt Von Viereck"). Produced by The Fifth Avenue Playhouse.

Morals (1925).

(1927). Stage Play: Dracula. Drama. Written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Based on the novel by Bram Stoker. Directed by Ira Hards. Fulton Theatre: 5 Oct 1927- May 1928 (closing date unknown/261 performances). Cast: Herbert Bunston (as "Dr. Seward"), Alfred Frith (as "Butterworth"), Nedda Harrigan (as "Miss Wells, a maid"), Bernard Jukes (as "R.M. Renfield"), Bela Lugosi (as "Count Dracula"), Terence Neill (as "Jonathan Harker"), Dorothy Peterson (as "lucy Seward"), Edward Van Sloan (as "Abraham Van Helsing"). Produced by Horace Liveright. Note: Filmed by Universal Pictures as Dracula (1931), concurrently with the Spanish language version, Drácula (1931) (starring Carlos Villarías as "Count Dracula"), by Universal Pictures/The Mirisch Corporation as Dracula (1979), and by American Zoetrope/Columbia Pictures Corporation/Osiris Films as Dracula (1992).

(1929). Stage Play: Remote Control. Drama. Directed and co-written by Clyde North. Co-written by Albert C. Fuller and Jack T. Nelson. 48th Street Theatre: 10 Sep 1929- Nov 1929 (closing date unknown/79 performances). Cast: Dave Abrams, Patricia Barclay, Louise Barrett, Frank Beaston, Audrey Berry, Hobart Cavanaugh, Polly Clarke, Alice Davenport, Consuelo Flowerton (as "Anges Joyce"), William Foran, William Honohan, Raleigh Kennedy, Donald Kirke, George Leach, Mimi Lehman, Lawrence Leslie, George Lessey (as "W.L. Oakwood"), Michael Markham, James V. Nolan, Claire Nolte, Al Ochs (as "Professor Murrey"), Arthur Pierson (as "Charles Golden") [Broadway debut], Edward Van Sloan (as "Doctor A.P. Workman"), Harold Woolf. Produced by A.L. Jones and Morris Green. Note: Produced as a William Haines vehicle by MGM as Remote Control (1930) (released 15 Nov 1930). The characters' names were altered completely for the film and re-written as a comedy.

(1948). Stage Play: The Vigil.


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