Electra. Tragedy (revival). Music by Richard Malaby
. Written by Sophocles
. Translated by J.T. Sheppard. Directed by Anna Duncan. Selwyn Theatre: 8 Jan 1932- Jan 1932 (6 performances). Cast: Wendy Atkin, John Buckler
(as "Orestes"), Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Joyce Carey
(as "Chrysothemis"), Alice Dalton, Anna Duncan, Ann Farrar, ...
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The parts are real today and the actors are natural. We were so affected!
Blanche avoided films until she saw the brilliance of the movie The Informer
(1935). Stage star Alla Nazimova
was indirectly responsible for her getting the role of Madame DeFarge in A Tale of Two Cities
(1935). They had never met but when the part was offered to the silent screen star, she felt it was not right for her and told them the only person she thought could play the part was Blanche. ...