Thunder Rock (1939). Drama. Written by Robert Ardrey
. Directed by Elia Kazan
. Mansfield Theatre: 14 Nov 1939- 2 Dec 1939 (23 performances). Cast: 'Frances Farmer' (as "Melanie"), Luther Adler
, Roman Bohnen
, Harry Bratsburg, Phil Brown, Morris Carnovsky
, Lee J. Cobb
, Mary Fowler, Robert Lewis, Myron McCormick
, Ruth Nelson, Art ...
4 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
4 Articles |
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on her experience as a mental patient] Never console yourself into believing that the terror has passed, for it looms as large and evil today as it did in the despicable era of Bedlam. But I must relate the horrors as I recall them, in the hope that some force for mankind might be moved to relieve forever the unfortunate creatures who are still imprisoned in the back wards of decaying ...
She inspired several literature works: "God's Peculiar Care" (1991) by Patrick Roscoe (from the title of Farmer's lost biographical novel), the thriller "The Canvas Prison" (1982) by Gordon DeMarco and the collection of short stories "Las fotografías de Frances Farmer" (1992) by Peruvian author Iván Thays.