Appeared (as "Randy Curtis; only Broadway role) in "Lady in the Dark" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by / Directed by Moss Hart
. Music by / Music Orchestrated by / Vocal Arrangements by Kurt Weill
. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Production Design / Lighting Design by / All Musical Sequences ...
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[of his decision to retire from acting at age 46] It wasn't fun anymore. I was OK financially, so I thought what the hell... I'll become a professional loafer.
(1956) he played perhaps the only title character in the movies to be flogged to death.
Making use of his powerful physique, he became associated with "beefcake" scenes involving bondage and torture. In "Samson and Delilah" (1949) he was blinded and forced to turn a gristmill. In "The Robe" (1953) he suffered while stretched out on a torture-table inside a Roman dungeon. In "Zarak" (1957) he endured two separate floggings. In "Timbuktu" (1959) he found himself staked out, ...
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