Sherlock Holmes [Being a hitherto unpublished episode in the career of the great detective and showing his connection with the STRANGE CASE OF MISS FAULKNER] (Revival/production played in repertory with The Private Secretary, Secret Service, Too Much Johnson, Held by the Enemy). Written by William Gillette
. Based on the books ...
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Reported last words, as the Lusitania was sinking: "Why fear death? Death is only a beautiful adventure."
Traveling with his friend, playwright Charles Klein
to London when their ship, the Lusitania, was sunk by a U-boat. Frohman was moderately crippled by a fall some time earlier and found it difficult to walk without assistance or a cane; he declined any effort at rescuing himself in favor of other passengers and gave his life belt to another passenger. Both men died in the sinking.