He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Tutin, Richard Pasco, Robert Eddison, Paul Rogers, William Devlin, and Alec Clunes in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
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After a year of shooting "Ryan's Daughter": "I don't like to be paid £500 a week for sitting down and playing Scrabble."
He was nearly killed during the filming of the storm sequence in "Ryan's Daughter", something he was inclined to blame on the negligence of director David Lean. The innumerable delays during the filming drove him to distraction, and, once his role was completed, he had what he later called a nervous breakdown. He seriously contemplated giving up acting altogether and made no films for about three...