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Archibald Selwyn (1877–1959)

Archibald "Arch" Selwyn, the theater impresario who was one of the founders of the Goldwyn Studios, was born Archibald Simon in 1877. As a child he and his family, including older brother Edgar Selwyn, lived in Toronto, Ontario, before moving to Selma, Alabama, where his parents died. Arch followed his brother to New York in the 1890s, where Edgar... See full bio »


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Stage Play: The Ghost Train. Drama. Written by Arnold Ridley. Directed by Norman Houston. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: 25 Aug 1926-Oct 1926 (61 performances). Cast: Arthur Barry (as "Herbert Price"), Eric Blore (as "Teddie Deakin"), Claudette Colbert (as "Peggy Murdock"), Isobel Elsom (as "Julia Price") [Broadway debut], Gladys Ffolliott (... See more »

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