Appeared (as "Radio Announcer"; Broadway debut) in "Double Dummy" on Broadway. Romance/satire. Written by Doty Hobart
and Tom McKnight
. Scenic Design by S. Syrjala. Directed by Edith Meiser
. John Golden Theatre: 11 Nov 1936-Dec 1936 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Teddy Bergman, Sanford Bickart, Marvin Blackstone,...
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Did You Know?
By and large theatre actors are better than movie actors because they understand responsibility. When the curtain goes up on a play you are on you own. You're trapped. I think that the two mediums to look forward to working in are the theatre and television, but I must say that Hollywood isn't a dead city by any means, I'll surely be going back some time.
Douglas had a penchant for making blunt statements that frequently turned controversial. One of the more notable occurred while he was touring the South in the play "The Caine Mutiny Court Marital" in 1955. After a North Carolina newspaper quoted him as saying, "The South stinks! It's a land of sow belly and segregation," the play's tour was canceled. Douglas claimed, to no avail, that he was ...