Appeared (as Himself) in "A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan" on Broadway. Benefit/tribute. Choreographed by Donald Saddler. Directed by Anna Sosenko. Imperial Theatre: 9 Mar 1975 (1 performance). Cast: Henry Fonda
, Joshua Logan
, Ethel Merman
, James Stewart
. Produced by Friends of the Theatre & Music Collection of the Museum of the...
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[speaking in 1978] I guess I go overboard to avoid taking credit for the image I have. That's why it's easier to live with myself. I don't feel I'm totally a man of integrity.
Fonda, who played the second Commander in Chief-Pacific (CINCPAC II) in In Harm's Way
(1965), was actually a naval veteran of World War II who served in the Pacific Theater. After making The Ox-Bow Incident
(1943), Fonda enlisted in the Navy to fight in World War II, saying, "I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio." He served in the Navy for three years, initially as a Quartermaster 3rd ...
Noticeable for his "cat-like" walk, especially in Westerns: moving at a slow but clocklike tempo, throwing forward one foot at time, while letting the arms dangle loosely at his sides.