Porgy. Written by Dorothy Heyward
and DuBose Heyward
. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
[earliest Broadway credit]. Guild Theatre: 10 Oct 1927- Aug 1928 (closing date unknown/367 performances). Cast: Jack Carter
(as "Crown"), Peter Clark (as "Jim"), Stanley DeWolfe (as "A Dectective"), Evelyn Ellis (as "Crown's Bess"), Lloyd Gray,
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[on casting Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
(1932)] I don't want Hyde to be a monster, Hyde is not evil, he is the primitive, the animal in us, whereas Jekyll is a cultured man, representing the intellect. Hyde is the Neanderthal man and [Fredric March
's] makeup was designed as such.
His creative influence was so great that his films sometimes carried the credit 'A Rouben Mamoulian Production', even though he never produced any films.
Always included a cat in his films as a good luck token