The Last Mile. Tragedy. Written by John Wexley
. Directed by Chester Erskine
. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 13 Feb 1930- Oct 1930 (closing date unknown/289 performances). Cast: Richard Abbott, James Bell
, Clarence Chase, Don Costello
, Orville Harris, Herbert Heywood, George Leach, Bruce MacFarlane, Hale Nacross
(as "Red Kirby"), Henry
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
An actor and playwright, Wexley came to Hollywood and became a successful screenwriter. Because he spoke German, he was hired to work with fellow playwright Bertolt Brecht
on the script to Hangmen Also Die!
(1943). A member of the Communist Party, his career came to a sudden end when he was brought before the House Un-American Activities Committee and named as a Communist after working on the film...