He performed in the pantomime, "Turn Again Whittington," at the London Palladium in London, England with Yana, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Thelma Ruby, Eddie Leslie, and David Davenport in the cast.
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His 1950s and 60s movies, where his working-class characters typically eventually overcame the oppressive management, were the only Western movies allowed into Albania by the Communist dictatorship of 'Enver Hoxha', who viewed them as a parable for the workers' struggle against capitalism. The Albanian people, however, loved his physical comedy and he became the best-known and loved Western ...
His "gump" look - consisting of a tweed cap askewed with peak turned up, too-tight jacket, barely-better trousers, crumpled collar and tie awry.