Appeared (as "Sara Tansey"; Broadway debut) in "The Playboy of the Western World" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Written by John Millington Synge
. Directed by Guthrie McClintic
. Booth Theatre: 26 Oct 1946-4 Jan 1947 (81 performances). Cast: Paul Anderson, Mary Diveny, Eithne Dunne, Julie Harris
(as "Nelly"), Robin Humphrey, ...
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[after eleven years of stagework] I found movies very difficult. I couldn't remember my own name! I kept telling myself, 'You learn three acts in plays. Why can't you can't remember one little passage?' But by the time they got to me for my five minute bit, I was exhausted. I'd been gung-ho on Monday, but Thursday it was another story. But you learn how to pace yourself, how to keep up the ...
Stapleton had an airline phobia and turned down parts that required her to fly. She took a freighter to get to London for "Reds" as passenger boats don't run in winter.