Danton's Death. Drama (revival). Music by Marc Blitzstein
. Written by Geoffrey Dunlop. Based on the German of Georg Buchner
. Scenic Design by Jan Tichacek. Directed by Orson Welles
. Mercury Theatre: 2 Nov 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: William Alland
(as "Servant to Danton"), Ellen Andrews (as "...
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I was a so-called star because of my limitations and that was always the case. I couldn't do any accents. So I had to pretend. Luckily I was tall, had curly hair and a good voice. I only had to stamp my foot and I'd play the lead -- because I couldn't play character parts.
Before his celebrated appearance as Charles Foster Kane's best friend, Jed Leland, in Citizen Kane
(1941), he appears as one of the reporters in the March of Time parody sequence early in the film. He is seated in the back of the projection room, in the last row at the far left, and is only clearly visible in one shot, but his voice along with that of Everett Sloane
's (who plays Bernstein) can ...
Wavy hair, tall frame, cleft chin.