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  • (1942) Stage: Appeared in "The Three Sisters" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Anton Chekhov. Translated by Aleksandr Kerensky and Guthrie McClintic. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 21 Dec 1942-3 Apr 1943 (123 performances). Cast: Judith Anderson (as "Olga, Andrei's sister"), Stanley Bell, Alice Belmore (as "Nurse"; credited as Alice Belmore Cliffe), Patricia Calvert, Arthur Chatterdon (as "Ferapont, Courier for the City Council"), Katharine Cornell (as "Masha, Andrei's sister"), Walter Craig, Kirk Douglas (as "An Orderly"; Broadway debut), Eric Dressler (as "Andrei Prozorov"), Ruth Gordon (as "Natalya Ivanovna, Andrei's fiancée/wife"), Edmund Gwenn (as "Chebutykin, Army doctor"), Dennis King, Alexander Knox (as "Baron Tuzenbach, Lieutenant"), Tom McDermott, McKay Morris, Gertrude Musgrove, Marie Paxton, Tom Powers. Produced by Katharine Cornell.
  • (4/10/47) Radio: Appeared in a "Suspense" broadcast of "Community Property".
  • (3/18/48) Radio: Appeared on a "Family Theater of the Air" broadcast of "Talent for Living".
  • Spoken Word Recording: Narrated a three-hour recording of "The Ragman's Son" (his autobiography). Simon & Schuster Audio.
  • (2/26/50) Radio: Appeared in a "Theater Guild on the Air" broadcast of "Heaven Can Wait". Also in cast: Walter Huston, Cloris Leachman and Doris Dalton.
  • (4/26/54) Radio: Appeared in a "CBS Radio Theater" broadcast of "Detective Story".
  • (1946) Stage: Appeared in "Woman Bites Dog" on Broadway. Comedy/satire. Written by Sam Spewack and Bella Spewack. Directed by Coby Ruskin. Belasco Theatre: 17 Apr 1946-20 Apr 1946 (5 performances). Cast: Taylor Holmes, Frank Lovejoy (as "Tony Flynn"), Royal Beal (as "Maj. Southworth"), Sam Bonnell (as "Waiter"), Richard Clark, Kirk Douglas (as "Hopkins"), Betsy Lous Eric, Harold Grau (as "Wilson"), Eda Heinemann (as "Amanda Merkle"), Boris Kogan, Robert Le Seuer, E.G. Marshall (as "Sims"), Mercedes McCambridge (as "Betty Lord"), Russell Morrison, Edward Nannary, Roger Quinlan, Arthur Russell, Dudley Sadler, John Shellie, Ann Shoemaker, Maury Tuckerman. Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden.
  • (1975) TV commercial (Japan): Maxim Coffee.
  • (1963) Stage: Appeared in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Dale Wasserman. Based on the novel by Ken Kesey. Incidental music by Teiji Ito. Directed by Alex Segal. Cort Theatre: 13 Nov 1963-25 Jan 1964 (82 performances + 1 preview). Cast: Ed Ames (as "Chief Bromden"), Malcolm Atterbury (as "Scanlon"), Clifford Cothren, William Daniels (as "Dale Harding"), Kirk Douglas (as "Randle P. McMurphy"), Wesley Gale (as "Fredericks"), William Gleason (as "Ruckly"), Arlene Golonka (as "Candy Starr"), Peter Gumeny, Paul Huber (II) (as "Col. Matterson"), Lincoln Kilpatrick (as "Aide Warren"), Michi Kobi, Al Nesor (as "Martini"), Gerald S. O'Loughlin (as "Cheswick"), Leonard Parker, Rex Robbins, Arnold Soboloff, Joan Tetzel (as "Nurse Ratched"), K.C. Townsend, Charles Tyner (as "Sefelt"), Gene Wilder (as "Billy Bibbit"), Milton J. Williams, Astrid Wilsrud. Produced by David Merrick and Edward Lewis. Produced in association with Seven Arts Corp. and Eric Prods. NOTES: (1) Filmed s One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Unlike the flop play, the $4-million film (produced by Kirk Douglas' son Michael Douglas) was a monster hit, grossing over $112 million. (2) Dale Wasserman adapted Ken Kesey's novel for the Broadway stage, but his script was not used at all for the Jack Nicholson film, although both the play and the film told exactly the same story as the novel. Regardless, Wasserman received screen credit for the theatrical version.
  • (1943) Stage: Appeared in "Kiss and Tell" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by F. Hugh Herbert. Scenic Design by John Root. Press Representative: Phyllis Perlman. Production Assistant: Judith Abbott. Directed by George Abbott. Biltmore Theatre (moved to The Bijou Theatre from 1 Jan 1945-9 Jun 1945, then moved to The Biltmore Theatre from 11 Jun 1945-23 Jun 1945): 17 Mar 1943-23 Jun 1945 (956 performances). Cast: Betty Caulfield (as "Corliss Archer"), Jessie Royce Landis (as "Janet Archer"), Frances Bavier (as "Louise"), Walter Davis (as "Uncle George"), John Harvey (as "Pvt. Earhart"), Lulu Mae Hubbard (as "Dorothy Pringle"), Robert Keith (as "Harry Archer"), Jessie Royce Landis (as "Janet Archer"), James Lane (as "Mr. Willard"), Tommy Lewis (as "Raymond Pringle"), Robert Lynn (as "Robert Pringle"), Judith Parrish (as "Mildred Pringle"), Calvin Thomas (as "Bill Franklin"), Paula Trueman (as "Mary Franklin"), Robert White (as "Dexter Franklin"), Richard Widmark (as "Lt. Lenny Archer"; Broadway debut). Replacement cast: Royal Beal (as "Harry Archer"), Kirk Douglas (as "Lt. Lenny Archer"), "Wrinkles" Harris (as "Marchbanks"), Lois Holmes (as "Mary Franklin"), Charles Nevil (as "Raymond Pringle" [Alternate]), Bobby Schenk (as " Raymond Pringle" [Alternate]), Vera Tatum (as "Dorothy Pringle"), Si Vario (as "Pvt. Earhart"; Broadway debut), Carolyn Wall (as "Mildred Pringle"), Lionel Wilson (as "Dexter Franklin"). Produced by George Abbott.
  • (1945) Stage: "Alice in Arms" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Leslie Bush-Fekete [credited as Ladislaus Bush-Fekete], Sidney Sheldon and Maria Fagyas. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Frederick Fox. Directed by Jack Daniels. National Theatre: 31 Jan 1945-3 Feb 1945 (5 performances). Cast: Judith Abbott (as "Helen"), Roger Clark (as "Walter"), Peggy Conklin (as "Alice"), Richard Coogan (as "2nd Private"), Kirk Douglas (as "Steve"; first starring role), Darthy Hinkley (as "Florence"), George Ives (as "Beeker"; Broadway debut), Tom McElhany (as "Collins"), James O'Neill (as "Willis"), Florence Shirley (as "Daisy"; final Broadway role), G. Albert Smith (as "Col. Benson"), Mickey Stewart (as "Henry"), Johnnie Venn (as "Mike"), Jerry Vincent (as "1st Private"). Produced by Edward Choate and Marie Louise Elkins. NOTE: Production is sometimes listed as Douglas' Broadway debut. This is incorrect. His three prior roles were either replacement parts or minor walk-ons.
  • (2/19/50) Guest on "Hollywood Reel".
  • (12/21/42) Stage: Appeared in "The Three Sisters" by Anton Chekhov, directed by Guthrie McClintic, at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in New York City, with Katherine Cornell, Edmund Gwenn, Ruth Gordon and Judith Anderson.
  • (1944) Stage: Appeared (as replacement for Richard Widmark) in "Kiss and Tell" on Broadway. NOTE: WIdmark left for a starring role in another play, "Star in the WIndow", but it closed after three performances and he returned to this production.
  • (8/10/41) Stage: Appeared in "Spring Again" on Broadway. Also in cast: Grace George and C. Aubrey Smith.
  • (3/6, 3/8, 3/13, 3/15/2009) Stage: Appeared in "Before I Forget", Kirk Douglas Theatre, Los Angeles, CA. Jeff Kanew was director.
  • Music video: Appeared as the Devil in Don Henley's video Don Henley: The Garden of Allah (1995).
  • (4/25/54) Radio: Appeared (as "Det. James McLeod") in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "Detective Story".
  • (2012) Book: "I Am Spartacus!: Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist''. ISBN: 1453254803

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