Joseph Calleia Poster

Other Works

  • (1926) Stage Play: Broadway. Drama. Written by Philip Dunning and George Abbott. Directed by Philip Dunning and George Abbott. Broadhurst Theatre: 16 Sep 1926- 11 Feb 1928 (603 performances). Cast: Constance Brown, Sylvia Field (as "Billie Moore"), William Foran, Robert Gleckler (as "Steve Crandall"), Thomas E. Jackson (as "Dan McCorn"), Roy R. Lloyd, Millard Mitchell (as "Larry"), Paul Porcasi (as "Nick Verdis"), Ann Preston, Molly Ricardel, Henry Sherwood, Joseph Calleia [credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia] (as "Joe, a waiter") [Broadway debut], Eloise Stream, Lee Tracy (as "Roy Lane"), Edith Van Cleve, Frank Verigun, Mildred Wall, Clare Woodbury, John Wray (as "Scar" Edwards"). Produced by Jed Harris.
  • (1928) Stage: Appeared (credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia; as "Kruger") in "The Front Page" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Times Square Theatre: 14 Aug 1928-Apr 1929 (closing date unknown/276 performances). Cast: Walter Baldwin (as "Bensinger, of The Tribune"), George Barbier (as "The Mayor"), Violet Barney, Eduardo Ciannelli (as "Diamond Louis"), Frank Conlan, Claude Cooper (as "Sheriff Hartman"), Jessie Crommette, Matthew Crowley, Larry Doyle, George Fleming, William Foran, Frances Fuller, Allen Jenkins (as "Endicott, of The Post"), George Leach, Osgood Perkins (as "Walter Burns"), Willard Robertson, Dorothy Stickney (as "Mollie Malloy"), Lee Tracy (as "Hildy Johnson, of The Herald Examiner"), Carrie Weller, Gene West, Jay Wilson, Vincent York (as "Wilson, of The American"), Tammany Young (as "Schwartz, of The Daily News"). Produced by Jed Harris and Herman Shumlin. NOTE: Filmed as The Front Page (1931), His Girl Friday (1940), The Front Page (1974), The Front Page (1945), The Front Page (1948).
  • (1930) Stage Play: The Last Mile. Tragedy. Written by John Wexley. Directed by Chester Erskine. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 13 Feb 1930- Oct 1930 (closing date unknown/289 performances). Cast: Richard Abbott (as "Harris"), James Bell (as "Richard Walters"), Clarence Chase (as "Evangelist"), Don Costello (as "Drake"), Orville Harris (as "Peddie"), Herbert Heywood (as "O'Flaherty"), George Leach (as "Eddie Werner"), Bruce MacFarlane (as "Frost"), Hale Norcross (as "Red Kirby"), Henry O'Neill (as "Father O'Connors"), Howard Phillips (as "Fred Mayor"), Joseph Calleia [credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia] (as "Tom D'Amoro"), Ralph Theodore (as "Principal Keeper Callahan"), Spencer Tracy (as "John 'Killer' Mears"), Albert West (as "Brooks"), Ernest Whitman (as "Vincent Jackson"). Produced by Herman Shumlin. Note: Filmed by K.B.S. Productions Inc. [distributed by Sono Art-World Wide Pictures] as The Last Mile (1932), and by Vanguard Productions [distributed by United Artists] as The Last Mile (1959).
  • (1930) Stage Play: Grand Hotel. Drama. Written by William Absalom Drake. From the German of Vicki Baum. Assistant Director: Fritz Feld. General Stage Manager: Joseph Calleia [credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia]. Stage Manager: Walter Baldwin. Scenic Design by Aline Bernstein. Directed by Herman Shumlin. National Theatre: 13 Nov 1930- Dec 1931 (closing date unknown/459 performances). Cast: Hortense Alden (as "Flaemmchen"), Lester Alden, Walter Baldwin (as "Desk Clerk"), Audrey Bauer (as "Chambermaid"), Romaine Callender (as "Dr. Otternschlag"), Fred Eckhart (as "Porter"), Harry Hanlon, Stephen Irving (as "Schweimann"), Sam Jaffe (as "Kringelein"), Eugenie Leontovich (as "Grusinskaia"), Richard Lloyd (as "Waitz"), William Nunn, Rafaela Ottiano (as "Suzanne"), Florence Pendleton, Clarence Rock (as "Gigolo"), Sig Ruman [credited as Siegfried Rumann] (as "Preysing"), 'Harry D. Southard (as "Justice Zinnowitz"), Joseph Calleia [credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia] (as "Chauffeur"), Frank W. Taylor (as "Reception Manager"), Albert Dekker [credited as Albert Van Dekker], (as "Baron von Gaigern"), Walter Vonnegut (as "Senf"). Produced by Herman Shumlin. Produced in association with Harry Moses. Note: Filmed by MGM as Grand Hotel (1932).
  • (1932) Stage Play: Honeymoon. Comedy. Written by Samuel Chotzinoff and George Backer. Directed by Thomas Mitchell. Little Theatre: 23 Dec 1932- Feb 1933 (closing date unknown/78 performances). Cast: Katherine Alexander (as "Mrs. Leslie Taylor"), Ross Alexander (as "Sam Chapman"), Elizabeth Bruce (as "Katie"), Rachel Hartzell (as "Joan Chapman"), Thomas Mitchell (as "Bob Taylor"), Joseph Calleia [credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia] (as "Nicola"). Produced by Harold J. Stone [earliest Broadway credit].
  • (1933) Stage Play: Ten Minute Alibi. Mystery. Written by Anthony Armstrong. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 17 Oct 1933- Jan 1934 (closing date unknown/89 performances). Cast: Sebastian Braggiotti, Joseph Calleia [credited as Joseph Spurin-Calleia] (as "Hunter"), Reynolds Denniston, Bramwell Fletcher (as "Colin Derwent"), Daphne Warren-Wilson, John Williams (as "Sgt. Brace"), Oswald Yorke. Produced by Crosby Gaige and Lee Shubert.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Small Miracle. Melodrama. Written by Norman Krasna. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by George Abbott. John Golden Theatree: 26 Sep 1934-Jan 1935 (closing date unknown/117 performances). Cast: Violet Barney (as "Mrs. Madison"), Jean Bellows (as "Kitty"), Wyrley Birch (as "Mac Mason"), Ilka Chase, Eva Condon (as "Ma"), Edward Crandall (as "Carl Barrett, Jr."), Herbert Duffy (as "Healy"), Elspeth Eric (as "Mae Danish") [Broadway debut], Helen Gardner (as "First Girl"), Fraye Gilbert (as "Helen"), Hitous Gray (as "Donald Madison"), Edna Hagan (as "Twelve-Year-Old Girl"), Alan Hale Jr. (as "George Nelson"), Joseph King (as "Joseph Taft"), George Lambert, James Lane, Owen Martin (as "Anderson"), Myron McCormick (as "Eddie"), Robert Middlemass (as "Captain Seaver"), G. Albert Smith (as "William S. Johnson"), Joseph Calleia (as "Tony Mako") [final Broadway role], Lucille Strudwick (as "Anna"), Nancy Vane (as "Second Girl"), Juan Varro (as "Frank"), William Wadsworth (as "Herman"). Produced by Courtney Burr. Note: Filmed by Paramount Pictures as Four Hours to Kill! (1935).

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