Gloriana. Comedy. Written by Ferdinand Bruckner
. Music by Thomas Jefferson Scott. Directed by Tom Powers. Little Theatre: 25 Nov 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/5 performances). Cast: Ainsworth Arnold (as "The Cardinal"), Robert Breen (as "Northumberland"), Conrad Cantzen
(as "Spanish Grandee"), George Cotton
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I would have liked to have had a career in films. It is a wonderful medium. Hollywood missed out on Blanche Yurka, but Im very glad I did at least one which became a classic.
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. ...